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According to an article from NBC Chicago, Six Flags Great America aka the Thrill Capital of the Midwest is ready to open for its 2023 season. In the article they say...

"Six Flags Great America, a 300-acre theme park located in suburban Gurnee, will officially open for the season Saturday, April 22, a spokesperson for the amusement park confirmed Wednesday. Hours of operation and dates for Six Flags Great America vary, according to Six Flags' online schedule. Most days and weekends, the park will open at 10:30 a.m., with closing time varying between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. during the week, and 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the weekends."

They go on to mention how there are special events throughout the summer at Six Flags Great America including the Pride Celebration, Fourth of July Fireworks, and a Fiesta celebration in August, to learn more check out the entire article by clicking here! 

I am so excited for Summer to be here, going to Six Flags Great America growing up in Chicagoland was such a special summertime treat. It always felt like it was a version of Disney World in our backyard. Since moving down to the Quincy area I have never been to Six Flags St. Louis, but people have told me that it is also worth checking out. If Six Flags St. Louis is even half as good as Six Flags Great America in Chicagoland then I bet it is worth a visit this summer. Are you a Six Flags fan? Or can you not handle the thrills?

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