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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: Today 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: Today 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.