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Six Flags Great America opens its 2017 season on April 29th, Planet SIX has learned.
Along with the announcement, there will be changes throughout the park this season. The County Fair food court will be receiving major changes. It will now be home to a new grab n' go restaurant called Macho Nacho. The Primo's Pizzeria located in the food court will be expanded as Cold Stone Creamery will be re-located elsewhere in the park. Angelo's located in Yankee Harbor is expected to get a facelift and a potential name change. Lastly, there is a new partnership coming into play with ICEE, a popular slushie company.
In other news, Great America has confirmed that Virtual Reality will be returning to the park, but has not confirmed the attraction that will house it. The park has officially given us an opening date for their 15th coaster, The JOKER! There will be a season passholder preview onMay 26th, and the official opening for the public on May 27th!
Last day of the 2017 season is November 5th!