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Great Escape, a Six Flags Theme Park

1172 State Route 9
Queensbury , NY 12804

 

Over 135 Rides, Games, Shows and Attractions. The Great Escape opens for the season on the weekend of May 18, 2015. The park is open weekends and select weekdays until June 17, when daily operation begins through September 7.

The Great Escape is open weekends in September, featuring Oktoberfest on September 19-20 & 26-27. Fright Fest, the area's largest family-friendly Halloween Celebration is held Friday- Sunday beginning October 2 through November 1, with a bonus operating day Monday, October 12. The Great Escape 2015 season ends on Sunday November 1, 2015. 

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Upcoming Events

When: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 12:00 AM
The last weekend of summer means one last opportunity to make a splash at Splashwater Kingdom, The Great Escape's included water park. September 5, 6 & 7.
When: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Where: The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
Christian music festival at The Great Escape. Individual tickets and special advance-reservation group rates available.
When: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 until Sun, Sep 20, 2015
Where: The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, 89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804
Join us, September 19-20 and September 26-27 to experience the season with festive foods, traditional German music and dancing along with a great selection of fall beers. The event features fun games and the chance to win great prizes all day long in the German Fest Area of the park. Two headlining bands will take the main stage by SkyCoaster for classic entertainment all afternoon while the Alpine Fest Haus will be alive with acoustic performances to delight guests. Beer and food tents throughout the event area will include seasonal brews and German food offerings and a traditional German Platter will be offered inside the Fest Haus. Live music. Seasonal Brews on tap all weekend long. All of this in addition to The Great Escape’s signature attractions like Condor, Sasquatch and the world famous Comet will offer an incredible fall weekend in the heart of the beautiful Adirondacks.
When: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 until Sun, Sep 27, 2015
Where: The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, 89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804
Join us, September 19-20 and September 26-27 to experience the season with festive foods, traditional German music and dancing along with a great selection of fall beers. The event features fun games and the chance to win great prizes all day long in the German Fest Area of the park. Two headlining bands will take the main stage by SkyCoaster for classic entertainment all afternoon while the Alpine Fest Haus will be alive with acoustic performances to delight guests. Beer and food tents throughout the event area will include seasonal brews and German food offerings and a traditional German Platter will be offered inside the Fest Haus. Live music. Seasonal Brews on tap all weekend long. All of this in addition to The Great Escape’s signature attractions like Condor, Sasquatch and the world famous Comet will offer an incredible fall weekend in the heart of the beautiful Adirondacks.
When: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 until Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Where: The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
Zombies and ghouls take over The Great Escape for the scariest Halloween celebration in the Northeast. Weekends Oct. 3 - Nov. 1.
When: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Where: The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
Fright Fest is finally here and we are calling all four-legged friends to join the fun! Guests are invited to dress up their pups from head to paw for the chance to win great prizes from The Great Escape at the 7th Annual Bark in the Dark doggie costume contest! The contest will begin at 1:00PM on the Timbertown stage with registration beginning at 12:00 at the front gate. One guest will receive free park admission per dog. Doggie family members will receive admission for just kid’s price. All pups must exit the park by 4PM.
When: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Where: The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, 89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804
Cost: $45/person
Your primary goal is simple– don’t die! Your secondary goal is to cross the finish line alive in our zombie infested 5K race benefiting the American Red Cross. Before the race, you will be given a flag belt that must be tied around your waist and worn with one flag on each hip and one flag on your lower back. These flags represent your lives. It is your goal to finish the race with at least 1 life flag. It is the zombies’ goal to take all of your lives and maybe a limb or two. Just like in a video game, once all 3 of your lives are gone, you “die”, which means: You must suffer the shame & embarrassment of knowing that you are not fit enough to survive a real zombie apocalypse! In the event you lose all three lives, you will still be able to complete the course and receive an official Zombie Run 5K time and finishers medal. Awards will given to the first male & female finishers and the first male & female survivors to cross the finish line with at least one life flag attached. Regardless of race outcome, all participants and spectators are invited to the post-race Survival Bash at Thunder Alley.
When: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Where: The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
Bring your old jack o'lanterns to The Great Escape for a special price on admission, plus a chance to launch the pumpkin at targets to win great prizes.