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In the fall, Fright Fest comes to the park, bringing spooky shows, creepy characters and bone-chilling thrills throughout the park as Halloween approaches. And for the season, Holiday in the Park offers more than a million lights and festive holiday atmosphere, food and fun, and of course Santa.
If you go: Six Flags Over Georgia is west of Atlanta on I-20 outside of I-285 (275 Riverside Parkway, Austell). Open daily May 20 through Aug. 6, then most weekends through Jan. 2, 2018. Hours vary; check website for details. General admission at the gate is $66.99 for adults, $45.99 for children under 48 inches tall, but discounts are available online at www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia. Children 2 and younger are admitted free. For more information: 770-739-3400, www.Sixflags.com/overgeorgia
Tom Kelley is a lifelong amusement park fan and lover of roller coasters. He has been a member of the American Coaster Enthusiasts, a worldwide group, since 1996.
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