Monday, November 14, 2016

Six Flags Magic Mountain Expands Holiday in the Park with Santa-Themed VR Coaster

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Holiday In The Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain is back this winter and bigger than ever before, sporting more than one million lights, six themed sections and plenty of special entertainment and attractions.  Due to popularity, Holiday In The Park will also run for a total of 28 days this year, starting November 19th and ending on January 1st, 2017.

This year two new themed areas have been added to the event, one of which is the Gleampunk District: A Steampunk Holiday.  The large new area will feature Kwerkmas, a live show with trapeze artists, gymnasts and aerial stunts that the family will love.

The second new area is Santa's Star Spangled Plaza, home to red, white and blue lights, oversized toy soldiers and the first virtual reality holiday-themed roller coaster - Santa's Wild Sleigh Ride.  The ride has been created in partnership with the Hallmark Channel, and will take place on The New Revolution.  Once riders board and put on their virtual reality headsets, they will embark on a "ride on a sleigh with Santa and his reindeer to help battle a mischievous Elf trying to foil Santa’s mission to deliver toys on Christmas Eve."

The rest of the themed areas at Six Flags Magic Mountain's Holiday in the Park offer other goodies such as snowflakes falling nightly, live carolers around the property, several live shows, open rides and attractions, special holiday-themed foods, craft vendors and of course, Mr. and Mrs. Claus.