Six Flags Great Adventure has announced a “Zombie Takeover” event for August 4, 2012. Checkout the full details below for ticket information, etc!

From Six Flags Great Adventure

A Zombie Apocalypse is coming to Six Flags on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the 1st annual Zombie Takeover presented by the NJ Zombie Walk!

Zombie Takeover

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:30am: Theme Park opens for the living only
  • 4pm: Z Factor Talent Show
  • 5 – 7pm: Pre-Apocalypse Meal* (additional fee)
  • 6pm: The Release (Let the takeover begin)
  • 8pm: Zombie Parade
  • 10:15pm* – Midnight: Exclusive Ride Time (approximate time subject to change based on daily attendance)

    “Z” Factor

    Six Flags is looking for a few good zombies! Show off your ghoulish skills in our 1st ever “Z” Factor talent show. Get the chance to apply for a job for Fright Fest or just show them how it’s done.

  • 4:00pm near the Sky Screamer
  • Pre-registration required. Email
  • BRAINS!!!!!!!

    Pre-Apocalypse Meal*

    All-you-can-eat buffet in the catered picnic grove near the professional make-up artists location.

    • Hamburgers
    • Chicken Nuggets
    • Rice Pilaf
    • Macaroni Salad
    • Garden Salad
    • Cookies
    • Plus soft drink service and all the fixins!

      *Buffet meals require an additional ticket. Meals must be pre-purchased and are not available at the door.

    The Release

    There is no make-up or costumes permitted into the theme park before 6pm. All zombies must adhere to the following rules:

  • You may not touch other Guests
  • You may not pursue other Guests
  • All children’s areas are off limits
  • You may not enter retail or indoor food locations
  • Ride operators may deny or limit access to rides based on costume and make-up for safety reasons or the comfort of non-zombie guests.

    Zombie Parade

    Don’t miss the opportunity to drag your dead leg behind you as the zombies parade across the park.
    Line up starts at 7:30pm near the Movietown Arena and steps off at 8:00pm. Parade ends near the Northern Star concert arena.

    Exclusive Ride Time

    After the park clears, get the chance to ride some of our world class coasters until midnight! This requires a wristband that is included with Zombie Walk tickets or season pass zombie walk up-grades.
    Purchase Early the more tickets sold the more rides we open!

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