Coaster Capital of New England Hosts Pokémon Go Weekend!
Six Flags New England, the Coaster Capital of New England will be celebrating the latest craze in gaming with a dedicated event themed around Pokémon Go. This unique event will take place throughout July 22- July 24 and is designed to provide gamers with a thrilling and fun experience built around the very popular game. Within less than three weeks, Pokémon Go has become incredibly popular with over 20 million downloads since its debut on Wednesday, July 6.
All weekend long, Six Flags New England will be inviting guests to “Catch’em All” at the Coaster Capital of New England. Each day at Splashwater Falls there will be a huge recharge station and party zone, where guests can charge their device, play games, get prizes, and even enter in a raffle to win a four foot tall giant Pikachu! The property will also offer specialty Pokémon fudge and discounts for event goers. Guests are encouraged to wear their team color, and show their support for Team Mystic, Team Valor or Team Instinct. Lastly, guests will not want to miss out on the park’s epic daily lure-a-thon as they drop hundreds of lures throughout the property to attract unique Pokémon.
The Pokémon Go Weekend event is FREE with a park Season Pass or membership. Not a pass holder? Guests can enjoy a discounted event ticket for $35 utilizing promo code POKEMON at sixflags.com/newengland
“We are known for our incredible coasters and ride technology here at Six Flags New England. Incorporating Pokémon Go is just another example of how the Coaster Capital of New England is embracing new technology and experiences for our guests. Earlier this summer our park launched Superman the Ride Virtual Reality Coaster, and now we are proud to showcase an event based around Augmented Reality in the newest gaming craze Pokémon Go.,” said Communications Manager, Jennifer McGrath.
Six Flags New England is swarming with Pokémon and is one of the best locations in western Massachusetts to catch Pokémon. With 4 gyms and over 30 Pokéstops, Six Flags New England has more gaming activity than anywhere else within a 50 mile radius around the park. This event is designed to bring game goers of all ages to a thrilling destination with epic gaming and intense rollercoasters.
About Pokémon Go:
Travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokémon with Pokémon GO for iPhone and Android devices. With Pokémon GO, you’ll discover Pokémon in a whole new world—your own! Pokémon GO is built on Niantic’s Real World Gaming Platform and will use real locations to encourage players to search far and wide in the real world to discover Pokémon. Pokémon GO allows you to find and catch more than a hundred species of Pokémon as you explore your surroundings.