JACKSON — Six Flags Great Adventure has announced a selection of special events at the theme park in March and April, including a season-opening benefit concert on Saturday, March 23, and a March of Dimes® walk-a-thon in April.
Opening Day Presented by Lowe’s—March 23
“Spring Fix” benefit concert to feature Ne-Yo and Jersey Shore Cast
Six Flags Great Adventure opens for its 40th season March 23 at 10:30 a.m. The cast of “Jersey Shore” including Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Deena Nicole Cortese will reunite at the Jackson theme park as part of “Spring Fix,” an alternative spring break event sponsored by MTV, mtvU and United Way to help rebuild communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning Motown Records artist Ne-Yo will headline the show, with additional performances by Sammy Adams and Timeflies. “World of Jenks” star Andrew Jenks will also attend for a day of roller coasters, games and giving back. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. and is free with park admission to all Six Flags guests. A portion of the day’s proceeds will be donated to United Way. Tickets available at www.sixflags.com/mtv
Six Flags Spring Break—March 23 to April 1
The theme park will operate daily for Spring Break from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Physics Day—April 26 (Exclusive to physics students and teachers, not open to the public)
Six Flags Great Adventure will become an outdoor classroom for the 31st annual Physics Day on Friday, April 26. For this exclusive event, the park will host teachers and students for a number of physics challenges designed to set theory into motion. Students will solve teacher-designed problems based on ride experience, while measuring forces on roller coasters such as Nitro, El Toro and GREEN LANTERN, plus other park rides. Additional physics days will be held on Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3.
Six Flags Step Invitational—April 27
The Six Flags Step Invitational will feature teams of all ages from New Jersey competing with fancy footwork for cash prizes and bragging rights. The event takes place on Saturday, April 27 and tickets include entry to the park and competition. For ticket and registration information, visit www.njstepteam.org
March for Babies®—April 28
Six Flags Great Adventure will host March for Babies®, a walk-a-thon to benefit babies of Ocean County, on Sunday, April 28 beginning at 8 a.m. Participants of all ages will gather in the park to raise money for the March of Dimes® and their mission to give every baby a healthy start. Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.marchforbabies.org
General Park Information
For more information, guests can call 1-732-928-1821 or visit www.sixflags.com/greatadventure