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Holiday In The Park Discussion Thread

Talk about anything that has to do with Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor here.
Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 10th, 2018, 7:53 am
coasterfanatic wrote:
ChicagoCoasters wrote:I have recently been in contact with the park asking them questions about HITP.

Q: What rides will be closed during HITP?
A: The amount of rides closed depends on the weather. The rides known to be closed as of now are Marci Be as Hangover, Logger's Run, Yankee Flipper, Whizzer, Ricochet, Roaring Rapids, and Scenic Railway.

Q: Will all areas of the park be open for HITP?
A: All sections of the park will be open.

Q: What holiday foods will be available during HITP?
A: There has been no determination on what HITP will offer.

Q: Where will Santa photos be?
A: Santa will be available, but the location has not been determined.

Q: What are the hours on New Year's Eve?
A: The hours for New Year's Eve are 2 pm to 8 pm.

Q: Will there be ice skating on the Columbia Carousel lake for HITP?
I personally hated the answer for this. The answer was... a straight up NO. :evil:

I also asked the park why Bucky Battle wasn't on the list of ride closures and they answered. I don't know why it wasn't on the list. I would assume it would be closed during HITP. So maybe it will be gone by then. :wink:
So there are the answers to all of your questions about HITP.



How do we know that you aren't making this stuff up??? Is this from a credible park source? Why don't you show us the email? It's obvious flumes and Whizzer will be closed, but I doubt they made decisions about reflection pond already


I've emailed the park before and they've answered very quickly, so I'm assuming he could just have asked and gotten these answers.
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Postby coasterfanatic on May 10th, 2018, 1:19 pm
I just have a hard time believing that the park would reveal that much information regarding what would be open or closed this early, plus the list of CLOSED rides are all kind of obvious...as the flumes are already closed for FF and Whizzer doesn't really run in even the littlest of bad weather.

All they really did was reveal obvious answers...and I am sure a lot could change between now and then...and how maintenance decides to their stuff
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on May 10th, 2018, 3:19 pm
coasterfanatic wrote:
ChicagoCoasters wrote:I have recently been in contact with the park asking them questions about HITP.

Q: What rides will be closed during HITP?
A: The amount of rides closed depends on the weather. The rides known to be closed as of now are Marci Be as Hangover, Logger's Run, Yankee Flipper, Whizzer, Ricochet, Roaring Rapids, and Scenic Railway.

Q: Will all areas of the park be open for HITP?
A: All sections of the park will be open.

Q: What holiday foods will be available during HITP?
A: There has been no determination on what HITP will offer.

Q: Where will Santa photos be?
A: Santa will be available, but the location has not been determined.

Q: What are the hours on New Year's Eve?
A: The hours for New Year's Eve are 2 pm to 8 pm.

Q: Will there be ice skating on the Columbia Carousel lake for HITP?
I personally hated the answer for this. The answer was... a straight up NO. :evil:

I also asked the park why Bucky Battle wasn't on the list of ride closures and they answered. I don't know why it wasn't on the list. I would assume it would be closed during HITP. So maybe it will be gone by then. :wink:
So there are the answers to all of your questions about HITP.



How do we know that you aren't making this stuff up??? Is this from a credible park source? Why don't you show us the email? It's obvious flumes and Whizzer will be closed, but I doubt they made decisions about reflection pond already


I contacted the park through their contact form on the website. The park responded back with these answers. However, most of the details for HITP aren't final yet, but these ones from my post are final.
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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on May 11th, 2018, 7:27 am
^ If for food selections are gingerbread cookies and free hot chocolate than I'm good :D .
Lightning Rod is closed again! Oh well until next time.

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Postby ChicagoCoasters on May 11th, 2018, 3:02 pm
^Well it won't be free hot chocolate. They will probably have souvenir mugs to refill.
1.) Goliath 2.) Mystic Timbers 3.) Diamondback 4.) Raging Bull 5.) Hades 360
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Postby Mr.EveryDaySFGA on May 15th, 2018, 9:44 pm
This will be awesome


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Postby Necropolis on May 16th, 2018, 7:59 pm
I just found out about this earlier this week through their website! I am glad we can always count on this website to cover anything and everything that goes on at our park. :) I am looking forward to this!

I am surprised the Scenic Railway will be closed! I too think it would make for a wonderful Christmastime ride, there's a lot of potential there. I think that's going to be on the mind of many with a let down that it's closed.

Such a shame the park is closing at 8pm for New Years Eve. If you're going to be open until 8pm at night, why not stretch it until like 12:30 or something? Some have NYD off and the fact that one can't celebrate the new year is a turn off. Im sure there will be a lot of disappointed people. The park could earn from this. Or the park could charge a separate price entirely and have an event from like 9-1am for NYE. I am still baffled why such an event isn't happening. They went this far to open for the holidays.

I had to chuckle when I saw they are offering holiday shopping. Ugly sweaters only $60 a pop :lol: (Not literally but is assumed)

And for those who were wondering what treats they are having, from their website:
"From fireside S’mores and caramel apple funnel cakes, to hot chocolate and eggnog, our Holiday in the Park-exclusive culinary treats will have you hoping the winter season never leaves."
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