Feb 12, 2019
DARIEN CENTER — Darien Lake will be rebranded Six Flags Darien Lake when the park opens this spring for the 2019 season.
The amusement park will is also debuting its new attraction, the Six Flags Skyscreamer — the tallest attraction in the state of New York. Towering high above the park at 242-ft. in height, the swing ride “will reign supreme as the region’s new, iconic symbol—beckoning guests of all ages from near and far” Six Flags officials said in a news release.
“Six Flags is a world-renowned leader in thrills and innovation and we are delighted to return the Six Flags name to our park,” said Six Flags Darien Lake President Chris Thorpe in the release. “Our new Six Flags SkyScreamer is a dramatic, unique addition to our lineup of thrilling rides and attractions and now all Members and Season Pass holders can enjoy free, unlimited visits to Six Flags Darien Lake, Six Flags New England, The Great Escape and all Six Flags theme parks across the country. It’s an incredible value that only Six Flags can offer.”
The Six Flags SkyScreamer will 32 thrill-seekers 24 stories into the air while spinning around at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour. By night, Six Flags SkyScreamer’s bold, synchronized illumination patterns will light up the skies, the officials said.
Six Flags Darien Lake will open for the season on May 4. Guests arriving at the park will be greeted by a revamped main gate area with a towering, new digital pylon and a new Six Flags Darien Lake entrance sign.
Six Flags 2019 Memberships and Season Passes are now available, officials said. Members can enjoy priority park entry, preferred parking and discounts of up to 50 percent on nearly all food and merchandise purchases all season long.
The park will be open until October 27 and offers wide range of accommodations.
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.4 billion in revenue and 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com