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  1. Action Point, a movie coming out June 1st that was inspired by the "risky" Action Park of decades ago, is mentioned in an article in Entertainment Weekly. Below are the article and the trailer for the film.
  2. The Original Haunted House

    I just located two additional photos of the Haunted House while it was at Six Flags Over Mid America. These two images are from that park's 1981 employee yearbook.
  3. Extras - Haunted House

  4. Miscellaneous Mumblings

    It sort of makes the topic “What is GA getting for 2019?” useless!
  5. Miscellaneous Mumblings

    ^So much to do, so little time!
  6. Miscellaneous Mumblings

    It was nice to see the themed Skull Mountain queue again!
  7. International Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

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    International Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Psych Yourself Up for World-Class Coasters and Chow Down on Delicious Food Truck Fare! Join us for the 5th annual food truck festivall with food trucks full of delicious treats from all over the world, plus beer! Food Truck area is open from 12 to 7 p.m. each day. Admission to the festival is included with theme park admission or a season pass. Food is available for an additional fee. Entrance to the event is located in Movietown. Discounted theme park tickets will also be available for the day. Discounted theme park admission tickets will be available for the event. Food Trucks: The Flying Pie Guy - Hand held and savory Aussie meat pies - buttery, flaky crust with a center filled with savory beef, chicken, pork, fresh farm-to-table veggies MexiFlip Taco Truck - Tacos: chicken, pulled pork, spicy honey lime sweet potato (veggie), chicken mango Cajun Jax BBQ - Cajun And Creole southern comfort food. Voodoo shrimp, Mardi Gras fries, crawfish etouffee fries, gator sausage, deep fried bread pudding, and much more The Little Sicilian Riceballs - Sicilian riceballs, strombolis and sicilian desserts. Red roasted pepper riceball, classic meat and cheese riceballs, cheeseteak strombolis and more My Four Suns - Korean Fusion foods Chimney Cake Factory - Hungarian sweet and savory chimney cake pastry, freshly baked on site Dump-N-Roll - The food you love, bite sized. Famous chipotle turkey bacon cheeseburger wonton, margherita pizza roll, crab mac and cheese egg roll and traditional dumplings and spring rolls. Five Sisters - National award winning pub-style burgers with assorted toppings. Whiskey tango sliders with whiskey glazed angus beef burgers topped with aged cheddar, onion blossoms, and bourbon BBQ sauce. Philly cheesesteaks loaded with assorted fillings, loaded french fries, mac n cheese cone- savory waffle cone loaded with gooey mac n cheese topped with bacon bbq sauce The Guac Spot - Avocado-themed food items, primarily gourmet tacos & sliders covered in all-natural guacamole. Vegan choices offered. Most popular items: candied apple roast pork tacos, vegan black bean & quinoa sliders, chips & guac (vegan). Homemade avocado ice cream and avocado cannolis with candied bacon ends House of Cupcakes - Cupcakes, giant cookies, chipwich Waffles & Wedges - Belgian waffles, wedges and more with toppings galore. From scratch Liege waffles to potato wedges that are baked, not fried. Pretzel roll sandwiches, such as the Pbon and Philly melt Jersey Devil BBQ - Operated by a pit master and BBQ judge. All meats, baked beans and corn are smoked. Jersey Devil bbq foods are rich, tender, and bursting with flavor that you just can’t get from a grill. Gyros to Go - Traditional gyros, Greek salads, spinach pie, vegitarian/vegan options and much, much more. Made fresh for you! Empanada Guy - One of the fastest growing food truck businesses in New Jersey. Famous for empanadas and Cuban sandwhiches. Beer: Sapporo Flying Fish Red Fish Hacker-Pschorr Weisse Carib Lager Peroni Beach Haus Kick Back Ale Double Nickel Vienna Lager Tuckahoe Quatrain IPA Kona Longboard Island Lager Yuengling Lager Asbury Park Blonde Lager Blue Moon Belgium White IPA Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale Magic Hat #9 Shiner Bock Amber Lager Angry Orchase Rose Cider Forgotten Boardwalk Funnel Cake Ale Foster's Lager Aloha Traveler Pineapple Shandy Cricket Hill Hopnotic IPA The best way to experience all of our thrilling coasters and awesome events all season long is with a season pass!
  8. Great Adventure Postcards Spotlight

    Here are a couple of used postcards with people's comments of their trips to the park from days gone by....
  9. Clown Bounce

    Images of the Clown Bounce are few and far between. Here is the attraction in June 1977 (the last season for the Bounce) seen on the right in Kiddie Kingdom.
  10. Extras - Clown Bounce

  11. Big Fury - UPDATED SPOTLIGHT

    Here are two additional photos of GA's Big Fury coaster, both circa June 1977: This one offers a great view of the nearby Italian Ice stand. Note the simple picket fence separating the guests from the portable coaster.
  12. Extras - Big Fury

  13. 2018 Season Now Begins March 30th!

    Because of a family health issue I won’t be able to make it out to the park for opening day and for sometime after that. If anyone does go, please consider sharing some of your photos on the site. As always, our galleries are available for you. Thanks
  14. 2018 SFGA Theme Park Map

    For all your park touring and planning purposes, click below to view the 2018 Six Flags Great Adventure Theme Park map.
  15. Great Train Ride

    Found another vintage Great Train Ride photo. I loved it when the park had this ride.
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