JACKSON – Six Flags Great Adventure has a variety of events planned for the final weekend in September, including a concert, a blood drive and two charity events. In addition, it will be the final chance for park-goers to drive their own vehicles through Six Flags Wild Safari before the attraction closes. Next year, it will become part of the main Six Flags Great Adventure theme park, transforming into the Safari Off Road Adventure.
American Red Cross Blood Drive – Sept. 29
Donate a pint of blood and receive a free Fright Fest 2012 ticket. Call 732/928-2000 ext. 2834 to schedule an appointment. Up to 200 donors on a first call, first serve basis. Must be 16 or older, at least 110 lbs. and in good health to donate. Blood Drive will take place in the Employment Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wild Safari Cross Country Invitational—Sept. 29
Runners will have the chance to run 3.1 miles through the Wild Safari on September 29. Meet begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.sixflags.com/greatadventure for more information and to register.
Six Flags FestEVIL: Metalcore Show—Sept. 29
September 29, the theme park kicks off Fright Fest with the park’s first metalcore show. Festival stage opens from 12 to 4 p.m. and the music continues in the Northern Star Arena starting at 6 p.m.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure—Sept. 30
Six Flags Great Adventure welcomes the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Sep. 30, 2012. Approximately 15,000 guests participated in the event last year. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and walk begins at 8 a.m. For more information and to register visit www.komencsnj.org/race
Six Flags Wild Safari’s Final Operating Day—Sept. 30
Guests can enjoy the Six Flags Wild Safari as a drive-through for the very last time Sept. 30. Visitors can drive their own vehicles or take one of the park’s guided tour buses Sept. 29 and 30, the final days of the safari’s operating season for 2012. Operating hours are 9 am to 4 pm. In 2013, the 350-acre wildlife preserve will transform into Safari Off Road Adventure—a one-of-a-kind attraction featuring massive, off-road safari truck tours, and become part of Six Flags Great Adventure theme park.