Pride Splash & Ride Takes Place on July 29
Washington, D.C., July 12, 2017 – Six Flags America will host Capital Pride Alliance, NOVA Pride, and Baltimore Pride on Saturday, July 29, for the Fifth Annual Pride Splash & Ride celebration and fundraising event. With more than 1,000 LGBTQ and ally participants expected, Pride Splash & Ride brings together the community during mid-summer to share with family and friends the Six Flags America experience of roller coasters, waterslides, and special Pride programming in a controlled and safe environment.
Theme park hours are from 10:30 am to 9:00 pm, while the Hurricane Harbor water park hours are from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Exclusively for Pride Splash & Ride participants, Six Flags America will host a Happy Hour from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Hurricane’s as well as a Drag Show at the Showtime Theater. The Pride After-Party will start at 8:00 pm and go to 12:00 midnight in Hurricane Harbor with regional DJs and entertainment. Individual tickets are priced at $42 online, and will be $54 at the gate. Splash Zone Experience and cabanas are also available. Six Flags America is located at 13710 Central Ave., Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20721.
Six Flags America has a history of supporting the LGBTQ community in the national capital region and around the nation. “Every year Six Flags America looks forward to working with and supporting members of the LGBTQ community for the annual Pride Splash and Ride event. It’s a pleasure to work with Capital Pride Alliance, NOVA Pride and Baltimore Pride to offer this fantastic fun-filled day to our LGBTQ friends and their families,” said Denise Stokes, Communications Manager, Six Flags America & Hurricane Harbor. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit and help advance the missions of Baltimore Pride, the Capital Pride Alliance, and NOVA Pride, which includes celebrating, motivating, educating, and inspiring the LBGTQ communities of the national capital region, Northern Virginia, and Maryland.
“Capital Pride is honored to continue our relationship with Six Flags America alongside Baltimore Pride and NOVA Pride. We work closely together to ensure a day of fun with friends and family in a safe and inclusive environment,” said Ryan Bos, Executive Director of the Capital Pride Alliance. “We look forward to a memorable summer day with our LGBTQ community in Virginia, Maryland, and beyond.”