Yesterday, April 12, was opening day for the park, and the weather couldn’t
have been better! The crowds? Well, they were practically nonexistent.
In spite of the typical opening-day-glitches here and there, it was a
great day at the park!
For those chomping at the bit to be spun around at dizzying heights over
Six Flags New England, here’s the information we’ve received from the park:
SkyScreamer Media Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 15. SFNE’s
intention is to offer the attraction exclusively to Season Pass holders throughout
that weekend. Then the following week the attraction would be open to the
As you know none of these dates are deemed official as it is all based on
the timelines of the New England SkyScreamer testing and completion.
(Logistics for Media Day will be shared as soon as they are in place.)
A quick summary for the upcoming season here in New England:
Park Location Opening Date Hours Quassy Amusement Park
Middlebury, CT Saturday, April 26 Noon – 6 p.m.
Park Location Opening Date Hours Canobie Lake Park Salem, NH
Saturday, May 3 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Funtown/Splashtown USA Saco, ME Saturday,
May 10 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lake Compounce Bristol, CT Saturday, May 10 11 a.m.
– 7 p.m. Santa’s Village Jefferson, NH Saturday, May 24 9:30 a.m. – 5
p.m. Story Land Glen, NH Saturday, May 24 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. York’s Wild
Kingdom York, ME Saturday, May 24 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Palace Playland Old
Orchard Beach, ME Saturday, May 24 11 a.m. – flexible closing Ft. Jefferson Fun
Park Jefferson, NH TBA: http://www.fortjeffersonfunpark.com/index.html
July 19: ACE Day at Santa’s Village and Story Land (details soon)
August 2: Countdown To Connecticut – Quassy & Lake Compounce (details
& flier coming this week!)
August 16: ACE New England Celebrates National Roller Coaster Day – Six
Flags New England
September (date TBD): ACE Day at Canobie Lake Park
See you in the queue,
New England Regional Representative
American Coaster Enthusiasts
736 Coasters in 31 states and 15 countries