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Flying Santas Swap Sleighs for Swings at Six Flags

88 Santas take the ultimate ride during Holiday in the Park

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near San Francisco, California are all decked out for the season during Holiday in the Park® – an annual event for the entire family featuring millions of twinkling lights, delightful holiday decor, enchanting shows and festive foods.

Thrilling rides and attractions are also part of the fun during Holiday in the Park. Jolly Santas from near and far—88 in total—took to the skies on each park's towering swing ride, including the Guinness World Record Texas SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Texas, to celebrate the beginning of daily Holiday in the Park operation. The event is open at all three parks through the first weekend of January 2014.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 50 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

Media Contacts:
Six Flags Over Texas
Sharon Parker
817-640-8900 x4174 (Office)
214-864-1360 (Cell) 
[email protected] 
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Nancy Chan
707-556-5227 (Office)
415-740-9745 (Cell)
[email protected] 
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Jeffrey Siebert
210-697-5176 (Office)
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Thirty-two jolly Santas took over the SkyScreamer tower ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington and San Antonio. Lively and animated Santas of all shapes and sizes prodded their invisible Comets, Prancer, Donners and Blitzens to the top of the 150’ tower swing ride in celebration of the holidays and the park’s annual Holiday in the Park celebration.

 

Twenty-four jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on the Guinness World Record Holder for the tallest swing ride, Texas SkyScreamer, at Six Flags Over Texas. The jaunt was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in San Antonio and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking view of the Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth skyline at 400’ in the air in celebration of the park’s annual Holiday in the Park event.

 

Thirty-Two jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on SkyScreamer, a massive swing ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.The thrillingly magical “test flight” was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas’ Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington, Texas and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking views high above the park’s signature quarry walls in celebration of the annual Holiday in the Park event now open daily through January 5, 2014.

 

Video with caption: "Twenty-four jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on the Guinness World Record Holder for the tallest swing ride, Texas SkyScreamer, at Six Flags Over Texas. The jaunt was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in San Antonio and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking view of the Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth skyline at 400' in the air in celebration of the park's annual Holiday in the Park event." Video available at: http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/PRNA/ENR/FX-MM36684-20131220-FlyingSantasMpeg4-01.mp4

Video with caption: "Thirty-two jolly Santas took over the SkyScreamer tower ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington and San Antonio. Lively and animated Santas of all shapes and sizes prodded their invisible Comets, Prancer, Donners and Blitzens to the top of the 150' tower swing ride in celebration of the holidays and the park's annual Holiday in the Park celebration." Video available at:  http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/PRNA/ENR/FX-MM36684-20131220-Santas_Flying1.mp4

Video with caption: "Thirty-Two jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on SkyScreamer, a massive swing ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.The thrillingly magical "test flight" was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas' Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington, Texas and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking views high above the park's signature quarry walls in celebration of the annual Holiday in the Park event now open daily through January 5, 2014." Video available at: http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/PRNA/ENR/FX-MM36684-20131220-SixFlagsFiestaTexasSantaFlight.mp4

Image with caption: "Thirty-two jolly Santas took over the SkyScreamer tower ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington and San Antonio. Lively and animated Santas of all shapes and sizes prodded their invisible Comets, Prancer, Donners and Blitzens to the top of the 150' tower swing ride in celebration of the holidays and the park's annual Holiday in the Park celebration." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/MM36684-a

Image with caption: "Twenty-four jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on the Guinness World Record Holder for the tallest swing ride, Texas SkyScreamer, at Six Flags Over Texas. The jaunt was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas Day in conjunction with its sister parks in San Antonio and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking view of the Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth skyline at 400' in the air in celebration of the park's annual Holiday in the Park event." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/MM36684-b

Image with caption: "Thirty-Two jolly Santas took the ultimate test flight on SkyScreamer, a massive swing ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.The thrillingly magical "test flight" was part of a Six Flags Flying Santas' Day in conjunction with its sister parks in Arlington, Texas and Vallejo, California. Santas of all shapes and sizes took in the breathtaking views high above the park's signature quarry walls in celebration of the annual Holiday in the Park event now open daily through January 5, 2014." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/MM36684-c

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