If you are up for a thrill, want to experience some of the world’s tallest and fastest roller coasters and thrill rides in one single theme park, Six Flags Fiesta in San Antonio, Texas is the perfect place for you. Consisting of five themed areas and one water park, you can literally spend the whole day (or two) here. If you think that is all, you are wrong! Aside from the rides, Six Flags Fiesta features other activities and events from time to time. Expect to see the beautiful water and light shows and even choir performances in the theme park. Planning a trip to San Antonio, Texas? You definitely have to drop by this destination. Read on to check out our guide to Six Flags Fiesta.
1. Things to do / highlights
Rides for everyone
Whether you are up for a thrill ride or a less thrilling ride to slowly muster up that courage, there is something for everyone. Going there with kids? No problem. Six Flags Fiesta has them all covered for you. Their rides are divided into four major components - thrill, family, kids and water rides. The adventurous ones should really try The Joker Carnival of Chaos. It is one of the tallest pendulum rides in the world. You are going to view the world at a staggering 17 stories high, at 75 miles per hour (120 kph). Definitely for the bravest ones out there.
Entertainment and events
If you want to take a break in between your adventures and create even more unforgettable memories, there are entertainment shows and events that take place in the park from time to time. The theme of these activities differ according to the seasons, but all are equally awesome!
2. What to eat
It is essential to fuel up before, during and after an adventure at Six Flags Fiesta so you definitely shouldn’t miss some of their best dining options located within the park. Featuring up to 12 restaurants and snack bars scattered within the different areas of the park, there is something for everyone.
What’s a theme park trip without some turkey legs and fresh roasted corn? Get a gigantic turkey leg from Canyon Smokehouse or a big, fresh roasted corn to fuel yourself up for the crazy adventures to come!
Vegan? No problem
The vegans won’t miss out on delicious food. Head over to Pete’s Eats for some vegan burgers. Aside from vegan options, they have the usual American-classics like fresh burgers and chicken tenders as well.
For the little ones
Little Kidz Cafe serves boneless wings and kids meals so both adults and kids can have their meals in peace.
3. Things to buy
Whether you are getting something for yourself or hunting for some souvenirs for your loved ones back home, there are at least 18 stores within Six Flags Fiesta that you can shop from. Get something to celebrate your beautiful experience at the park!
Beach Bum Surf Co has it all. They have your swimming essentials ranging from kids and adult swimwear, as well as other accessories like sunblocks and flip-flops. Literally everything you need for a waterpark adventure.
If you are a fan of DC comics, that’s really great news because Heroes, a DC themed merchandise store located in the Los Festivales part of Six Flags Fiesta has all the clothes, toys and accessories related to the DC characters. You are in for a treat!
The Hollywood classics
Fan of the classic Hollywood movies? You aren’t forgotten because you can also shop for movie-related merchandise at Hollywood, located in the Rockville part of the park.
There is something for the sweet-tooth as well! Head over to Coaster Candy at the Spassburg part of the park and get some delicious chocolates and candies for yourself and your friends back home! Since you are already there, you should get a caramel apple for yourself as a treat too! It’s a theme park essential!
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4. Travelers tips
Although this is a park for literally anyone, there are height requirements for certain rides due to safety concerns. If you are planning a trip to Six Flags Fiesta, you can check out the height requirements for all their rides on their website. A tip for you: you can sort the rides out by height requirements so it saves more time since you can navigate around the park faster and get on more rides.
For guests with disabilities
Six Flags Fiesta wants to involve everyone and even guests with disabilities can have fun in the park. They have designed an Access Program to accommodate guests with disabilities. If you are interested in finding more about the program, you can visit their website to view the safety & accessibility guide and get information about the steps and instructions to obtain an attraction access pass - a pass that allows guests with disabilities to queue at a special queue to access the attractions.
5. How to get there
Only a 15-minute drive from Downtown San Antonio, you can reach Six Flags Fiesta via I-10 West and Loop 1604, taking exit 555 at La Cantera Parkway.
Route 94 of VIA Metropolitan Transit will bring you right to the entrance of Six Flags Fiesta. They operate daily from Downtown Texas and also pass by Crossroads Mall on the weekends. If you are unsure about their bus schedules, you can call VIA Information at (210) 362-2020.
Book your tickets online
Skip the queue and book your tickets online first before your trip, on their ticketing website.
At Six Flags Fiesta
Last-minute decision to visit the park? No worries, you can still get tickets at their ticketing counters. Just be sure to reach there early to avoid long queues and disappointment.
San Antonio Visitor Pass
Get your San Antonio Visitor Pass and choose from three, four or five of the top attractions in Texas. The best thing is that the pass is valid for 30 days, so you can totally set your exploration at your own pace. Of course, Six Flags Fiesta is one of the attractions included on their list. If you want to skip the queue and explore Texas and its beautiful culture, this visitor pass would be a great choice for you!
Go San Antonio Explorer Pass
Duration: 60 days
Six Flags Fiesta information
Address: 17000 W IH 10, San Antonio, TX 78257, United States
Opening hours: Varies
Cost: From 29.99 USD
Official website: Six Flags Fiesta
Department of tourism: Visit San Antonio
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