Six Flags to host cockroach eating contest at select parks during Fright Fest

Back by popular demand, Six Flags is hosting a cockroach eating contest at select parks during their annual Fright Fest event.

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Are you brave enough to eat one of these? Even for free Season Passes?

Six Flags Great Escape and Six Flags New England will be taking part in the tastebud temptation, each offering their own challenge to guests: stomaching a 3-inch hissing Madagascar cockroach.

Six Flags Great Escape

From Oct. 6-8 at Storytown Stage, guests can sign up starting at 4 p.m. to take on the challenge. The contest will kick off at 4:45, and the winners will receive some pretty appetizing prizes, including 2019 Season Passes.

Six Flags New England

The challenge begins at Six Flags New England on Oct. 6-8 as well. Guests are encouraged to sign up at the Main Street Gazebo starting at 3 p.m., with the official contest beginning at 4:45 p.m. The winners will also receive prizes.

To learn more about other Fright Fest offerings at Six Flags parks across the country, visit


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