Six Flags New England & Hurricane Harbor
Other Ideas: Lake Compounce; StoryLand; Great Wolf Lodge MA (Formerly CoCo Key Water Park); Canobie Lake Park; Water Country
Opening Day: April 5, 2020 - View the 2020 Six Flag New England calendar
The Northeast's largest theme park opens in mid-April each year. Eight mega coasters twist and turn throughout the park including the Superman ride of steel, one of the tallest and fastest in the world!
Six Flags is New England's largest family theme park and water park with rides for all ages! Come experience our incredible 8 coaster line-up including Superman (one of the world's biggest steel coasters) & Batman! View a list of Six Flags Rides.
A daily 'Celebrate the Stars parade' and mid-week firework fiesta keep spirits high. Plus, the highflying launch ride - CATAPULT and a family spinning plunge – SPLASHWATER FALLS make Six Flags the family entertainment capital of New England.
For the Younger Set
You'll find lots of great rides for the under 6 set in Wiggles World, Looney Tunes World and Thomasville. The park also features a carousel that will celebrates it's 110th birthday in 2019. How's that for nostalgia? View this handy guide to kids rides at Six Flags New England, to help you plan your visit.
Family Rides - Visiting the park as a family creates magical memories. Here is a list of rides that the entire family can enjoy together. These rides are fun without being super thrill rides, and minimal height restrictions.
A wet and wild world of fun awaits you at Hurricane Harbor. This family-friendly water park boasts two 500,000-gallon wave pools, more than a dozen slides, a children’s play area, and the recently added water coaster, Typhoon. Best of all, Hurrican Harbor is free with admission to Six Flags New England. So don’t forget your bathing suit…
View Waterpark Rides
From one of the largest wave pools in the country to multi-passenger rafting adventures, you'll find water rides and experiences for everyone in your crew right here.
For more info on hours, events or tickets visit: www.sixflags.com or Call (413) 786-9300.
- **Most rides at Hurricane Harbor have a 42'-48' minimum height limit. And the Tornado requires that riders be at least 54' inches tall to ride. Many young children would be excluded on this scale, so please plan accordingly.
- Please be aware that appropriate attire is required in Hurricane Harbor Waterpark. Swimwear with zippers, rivets or items that may damage rides or riders is prohibited.
- Hurricane Harbor hours and days of operation vary from those of Six Flags New England. Please call in advance to verify Hurricane Harbor information.
- From time to time attractions may not be open on specific days or at times throughout the day during your visit. Please check at the Main Gate or Guest Services for the most current listing.
You can find lots more outdoor waterparks near Boston in our handy guide.
Summer Six Flags - 10:00am - 9:00pm
Summer Hurricane Harbor - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Buy tickets online and everyone pays the kids price, just $39.99.
Tickets at the Gate
General Admission $49.99
Under 54' $39.99
2 & Under FREE
View Admission Rates & 2019 Season Pass Information
Route 159, 1623 Main St,, Agawam, MA, 01001 map
Phone: (413) 786-9300
Take Mass Pike-West to Exit 6. Follow I-291 West 4.2 miles, merging right onto I-91 South to Exit 3 (Agawam). Cross bridge and take first exit. Follow rotary to Route 57 West, then take Route 159 South (Main Street) 2.9 miles to Six Flags New England.
Take Mass Pike-East to Exit 4. Follow Route 5 South 5.8 miles to Route 57 West (Agawam/Southwick), then take Route 159 South (Main Street) 2.9 miles to Six Flags New England.
Take I-91 North to Exit 47W. Follow Route 190 West to Route 159 North, then continue 3.8 miles to Six Flags New England.
FROM RHODE ISLAND
Take Route 146 North from Providence. Follow I-90 (Mass Pike) West to Exit 6, then take I-291 West 4.2 miles and merge right onto I-91 South to Exit 3 (Agawam). Cross bridge and take first exit. Follow rotary to Route 57 West, then take Route 159 South (Main Street) 2.9 miles to Six Flags New England.
- Plan to start your day at attractions farthest from the main entrance. Also, ride your favorite rides when the park first opens, or after 5 pm.
- To save time, eat at non-traditional lunch and dinner hours.
- Bring a jacket or sweatshirt for cool mornings and evenings. You can store it in the lockers near the main entrance.
- Arrange a meeting place and time in case your party becomes separated. Cell phones make reuniting a lot easier nowadays.
- Consider purchasing a season pass. Many early bird specials include perks like free parking and access to seasonal events like fright night and others.
Things to know before you goOkay, we visited Six Flags with our 6 & 4 year old for the first time today. First, PARKING is expensive at $15 per car. There is a continually running tram to and from the park, but you could easily walk it in less than 5 minutes. Next, ADMISSION - We bought the season pass. $69.99 per person for unlimited access for the year. That will pay for itself in 2 visits. You pay at the gate then you need to go into a second queue to get your actual season pass. 15 minutes or so. Next, GATE/SECURITY - No outside food or drink is allowed. I wish I knew this, as they made me throw all of the snacks & drinks I brought away. What is this, the airport? I found this extremely annoying. Then they charge you prices that are even more than Disney for food ($40 for a pizza? I'm not even kidding). So I'd advise either eating before you go or stashing snacks cleverly. You can bring water in, but that's all. Next, best to bring a stroller with little ones, but you can rent the same kind you can at Disney for $15. Next, RIDES - Lots of mega thrill rides/coasters and lots of kiddie rides (Cute rides in Wiggles World and Looney Tunes World). Not a whole lot in between. Those that are family oriented are either spinny and disorientating or ones that get you wet. But overall a wide variety. Extremely strict on height requirements, and rule heavy on the whole. DRINKS - there are clean water fountains at all restrooms. Or, you can purchase a large souvenir drink for $12.99 and then refill for free that day and then .99 the rest of the year. It's all soda though, so I'd bring water if possible.
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