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Park Policies

Because Six Flags is a family park, we expect guests to behave appropriately. Violating our park policies may be cause for ejection from the park without refund. For more information, please review the park policies below.

NEW: Card & Mobile Payments

Six Flags Great Adventure accepts card and mobile payments only at all locations including restaurants, retail stores, games, ticket windows, and parking toll booths. You can either pay for purchases using a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, Google Pay, or a debit card. Only have cash? You can convert your cash to a prepaid debit card at one of the multiple kiosks located throughout the park and anywhere in the U.S. where Visa is accepted. We highly encourage you to pre-purchase your parking, tickets, and more online before visiting the park.

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Alcoholic beverages may be purchased by Guests 21 years of age or older.  Proper ID is required to purchase and/or consume alcohol.

No alcoholic beverages can be brought into Six Flags Parks. Alcoholic beverages purchased in the park must be consumed before leaving the park. Guests who are intoxicated may be removed from the park without refund. Six Flags Great Adventure reserves the right to take further action against impaired guests where appropriate.

Guests may not enter an animal exhibit or attempt to feed, touch or interact with any Six Flags Great Adventure animal unless directed by a Six Flags employee. Guests must obey signs posted in the Safari.

We expect all guests to behave in a family-friendly manner. Any line jumping, profanity and unruly behavior are considered offensive to other guests and could be ejected from the park without a refund. Saving a spot in line is not permitted and/or bypassing others. If you exit the line and choose to return you must go to the back of the line if you choose to return. 

For the safety of our guests, filming is only allowed on the following rides: Carousel, Sky Ride and Big Wheel. Filming, regardless of device, secured or unsecured, is prohibited on all other rides and attractions. Tripods and monopods are not permitted in the park.

To ensure all guests visiting Six Flags Great Adventure can enjoy their visit, and in keeping with our family-friendly environment, as well as for health and safety reasons, Six Flags Great Adventure maintains and enforces a dress code. Guests should dress casually and comfortably as is appropriate for the local weather.  All Guests must wear proper attire, such as shirts/tops, shorts/pants, and footwear, at all times within the theme park. 

Guests should wear a cover-up or shirt/top and shorts/pants over their bathing suits while enjoying the theme park.

As a general rule, when visiting Six Flags Great Adventure, Guests should avoid clothing that may be considered inappropriate for our family-friendly environment. Clothing and visible tattoos that depict violence, nudity, vulgarity, or discriminatory language or graphics are prohibited at all times. Clothing may not be turned inside out as a solution. 

Six Flags Great Adventure reserves the right to deny admission to or remove anyone whose attire does not comply with the Guest Dress Code or could detract from the experience of other guests ⁠— if the Guest refuses all reasonable options. Guests requiring accommodations to our Guest Dress Code should visit Guest Relations and speak to a member of the Park management team upon arrival at Six Flags Great Adventure.

Six Flags is not responsible for lost or stolen drink bottles. Lost or stolen drink bottles will not be replaced mid-season.

No outside food, drinks or coolers are allowed in the park. However, guests that have special dietary needs including food allergies, religious requirements, or restrictions, and baby food/formula are exceptions we can make. We will also mark containers to show it was approved by the park for entry.

Guests who suffer from sensitivities or life-threatening allergies may bring food into the park if they do not feel comfortable with the menu options available. In this case, the food must be limited to the individual with the allergy and may contain: two sealable sandwich bags (7×8 inches) and one snack to accommodate their visit (such as a piece of fruit, or a fruit bar, or a snack that fits in a sandwich bag).  One small soft-sided cooler may be brought into the park to carry these items. No outside beverages are permitted. Please see Security at Six Flags Great Adventure’s main entrance to receive a medical sticker.

Halloween masks or full-face coverings, including hoods with front zippers, are not permitted and must be removed for safety reasons. Costume makeup is permitted for only half the face.

Please practice social distancing when possible and keep a safe distance from ghouls and other guests outside your party.

Please don’t scare the zombies or other guests. No taunting, touching, following, or yelling.

Do not touch, remove or damage props, scenery, webbing, or landscaping.

Kids 12 & under can have a full face painted. This applies to guests who come to the park in makeup and also for guests who have their face painted by our face painters in the park.

Violating the rules can result in ejection without a refund, up to and including arrest and prosecution.

Guests should not use profanity or abusive language, symbols or gestures towards other Guests and our Team Members. Guests who do so may be ejected from the park without refund. 

Line jumping is strictly prohibited. Guests who choose to leave a line for any reason may not return to the same spot and must reenter at the end of the line. Guests are not permitted to save spots for other guests. Violators will be ejected without a refund. 

Loose articles are not permitted in certain ride queue lines or on any of our rides. Guests may leave items in a locker or with a non-rider. Ride attendants are not responsible for articles left on any ride dock. Six Flags Great Adventure and its team members are not responsible for personal property that is lost, missing or stolen. Items left unattended outside of ride entrances will be considered abandoned and will be discarded.

In addition to the Six Flags Guest Code of Conduct, Guests are expected to comply with Six Flags Great Adventure park policies, rules and instructions posted or otherwise listed as well as all local, state and federal laws. Guest and team member safety is our top priority at Six Flags. 

Once they enter the park, Guests grant Six Flags Great Adventure the right to film, video, record or photograph them on park property without payment or consideration. 

Guests may take photos and video while enjoying the park, but Six Flags requests that such photos or videos be used for their personal use and enjoyment only. No commercial photography of any kind is permitted without the written consent of Six Flags.

The use of the following equipment is strictly prohibited:

  • Cameras mounted to a vehicle, drone, cart, scooter, or other moving object.
  • No cameras of any kind are allowed on any rides and any time. No Exceptions.

All Six Flags rides, shows and attractions are protected by copyright. Guests must have written permission from an authorized representative of Six Flags to use photographs and/or videos of Six Flags images for commercial broadcasting, advertising, marketing or publishing in any medium.

In addition to items identified in our Guest Code of Conduct and other park policies, the following are prohibited items:

  • Firearms, ammunition, knives and weapons of any kind.
  • Mace/pepper spray and other self-defense or restraining devices.
  • Marijuana (including marijuana enriched products) or any illegal substance.
  • Fireworks or other similarly explosive and/or flammable objects.
  • Spiked clothing/jewelry.
  • Lawn/folding chairs.
  • Glass bottles (excluding small containers such as baby food jars).
  • Spray paint/markers.
  • Recreational devices such as drones, remote controlled devices, laser pointers, scooters, skateboards and shoes with built-in wheels.
  • Selfie sticks, tripods, monopods and similar hand held extension poles for cameras or mobile devices are all prohibited.

The park offers many activities that are amazingly fun in any kind of weather — including shows, restaurants, shops, games and arcades. Guest safety is our number one priority. There are certain weather circumstances that may cause the entire park to close earlier than scheduled or not open at all. If rain, wind or electrical storms force us to close certain rides for your safety, they will re-open as soon as safe operations can be assured.

Six Flags Great Adventure will issue a complimentary return ticket to enjoy the park another day if a power failure or severe weather causes the shut down of the majority of the rides at our Park for more than 90 minutes at a time. You must present your original Six Flags Great Adventure one-day ticket stub or receipt with the correct date to the Guest Relations Office in order to receive a free return ticket. Tickets are non-refundable. 

Guests are strictly prohibited from entering restricted areas, including rider and backstage areas. Guests should contact the Ride Attendant or Lost and Found/Security to report lost items. Lost personal items will not be retrieved during operating hours. Guests must not attempt to retrieve their lost items.  Guests who enter a restricted area may be ejected from the park without refund. Six Flags Great Adventure reserves the right to take further action where appropriate.

Safety is our number-one priority. Guests with certain body proportions, or of certain heights and/or weights, may not be able to enjoy certain rides if the safety restraints will not operate as designed. Specific ride information is available at the ride and at the Ride Information Center. For your convenience, a one-time height check is available at the Ride Information Center, located on the left side, outside the main entrance so our smaller guests don’t have to be re-measured at each attraction.

There is an inherent risk in participating in any amusement ride. We expect riders to exercise good judgement and act in a responsible manner. Guests must also obey all oral and written warnings and properly use ride safety equipment provided. Guests that do not comply with ride rules may be ejected from the park without refund. Please read the specific guidelines posted at each entrance of the rides. 

Passholders must present their passes or ticket to enter the park. When guests return to the park, they must enter through the re-entry gate with a their Season Pass or ticket. Transferring a Season Pass or daily ticket is a violation of Six Flags policies and is strictly prohibited.

Selfie sticks, monopods, and similar devices are not allowed inside Six Flags parks.

Six Flags Great Adventure welcomes Guests with their service animals. At all times Guests should maintain control of their service animal through restraint (e.g. leash/harness), voice, signal or other effective controls.  Relief areas are available for your service animal at select locations throughout the park.

Animals that do not meet the definition of a service animal will not be permitted in the park. 

Six Flags maintains a smoke-free environment, except for designated smoking areas which are identified on park maps. All other areas in the parks, including ride queue lines, are smoke-free. E-cigarettes may only be used in designated smoking areas. Six Flags prohibits smoking marijuana at any time, even in designated smoking areas.

To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests, Six Flags prohibits the operation or use of any unmanned aerial vehicle on, from, or above Six Flags’ premises absent specific written consent. This includes all UAVs, also commonly known as “drones,” regardless of their size, weight or purpose.

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