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Six Flags Over Texas Announces New Roller Coaster for 2017

Six Flags Over Texas announced a new ride on Thursday morning – The Joker free-fly coaster – that will open early next year. The Joker will be the Arlington park’s 13th and most wicked roller coaster, park officials said. The coaster is set to open in spring 2017 and will make a dynamic impact to…

Six Flags to Unveil Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality on Shock Wave Coaster

Six Flags Over Texas has announced it will introduce Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality on the Shock Wave roller coaster during this year’s Fright Fest.Using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, riders are transported into the incredibly immersive world of virtual reality and become pilots of an Apache-style helicopter and…

Six Flags Over Texas Holds Open Auditions Saturday for Fright Fest Characters

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, is gearing up for the scariest Halloween event in North Texas—Fright Fest. Casting is currently underway for those who are willing to channel their most evil side to join our seasoned freaks, zombies, and ghouls as part of the Entertainment Scare Team. Auditions…

Fourth of July Events in Arlington: “The American Dream City”

It’s that time of year – celebrating our freedom to create our own American Dream. Here’s a list of patriotic events scheduled for this holiday weekend. Light Up Arlington!When: 6 p. m. to 10:30 p. m., Sunday, July 3. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p. m. Where: Downtown Arlington More info: naturallyfun. org/light-up-arlington Cost: Free Thousands of people will pack…

Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor Announce Wage Increase

Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor in Arlington announced a wage increase affecting more than 90 percent of its team members. The increase from $7.25 per hour to up to $9 per hour went into effect on Monday, June 13.“Our team members are our most important asset,” said Steve Martindale, Six Flags Over…

Six Flags Over Texas Opens Newly Expanded Gotham City Section

Six Flags Over Texas, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, has announced the opening of an expansion to the Gotham City section of the park with the addition of three villainous rides—THE RIDDLER Revenge, CATWOMAN Whip, and HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity.“Each season our goal is to provide a…

American Dream City Draws About 10 Million Visitors Each Year

There’s no doubt that the American Dream City has tourism in its DNA. From bringing Major League Baseball here 44 years ago to the opening of AT&T Stadium in 2009, tourism has had an impact on our City. Arlington, the 7th largest city in Texas, is home to Six Flags Over…