Volume II, Issue 9                                                                                      August 25, 2008

In The Spotlight:
AKA: Swabinchin, Ups & Downs, & El Sombrero

The Schwabinchen ride was added to the park in 1975 as part of the Fun Fair section.   This great family friendly flat ride featured colorful lights and motions in a gentle yet fun ride for all ages.


The ride was removed from the park after 1986 and was gone for six seasons, but then returned in 1993 with a new look and a new name as El Sombrero until it was retired at the end of the 2001 season. 



1980's Swabinchin

1993 El Sombrero


Summer of

July 1st- Monster Spin
July 8th- Rotor
July 15th- Adventure Theater
July 22nd- Panorama Wheel
July 29th- Blackbeard's Lost Treasure Train
August 5th- Sports Illustrated All-Star Sports Festival
August 12th- The Scrambler
August 19th- Musik Express
August 25th- Schwabinchen

Watch for the Reader's Choice Spotlight!

Debuting Labor Day

Fright Fest 2008 Is Coming!

Fright Fest 2008 Teaser

We'll be covering all the preparations and the event.

Look back at the history of Six Flags Great Adventure's Halloween Events on the

Halloween Events Page


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