Six Flags announces reopening date

Six Flags announced on Friday that it will reopen next week to the public.

Members and season pass holders will have access to a preview on Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2.

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The park will be open to the public Friday, July 3.

The park was shut down while Maryland worked to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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When it reopens, Six Flags will implement safeguards to protect attendees from the virus.

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- Guests must make reservations before attending

- Guests and staff will be required to wear face coverings

- Guests and employees will be subject to temperature checks

- Social distancing will be “strictly enforced”

- The park will conduct “extensive sanitization and disinfecting protocols”

For additional guidelines and to learn more about Six Flags’ reopening, click here.