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When Do the Monsters Come Out at Fright Fest? | Explained

Fright Fest is one of the most anticipated events of the year at Six Flags parks.

One of the most common questions that we receive is when do the monsters come out during Fright Fest?

In this page, we will explain.

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When Do the Monsters Come Out at Fright Fest?

There is no universal time that the monsters come out during Fright Fest, as it ultimately comes down to the decision of each Six Flags park. However, all Six Flags parks have their monsters come out between 5 pm - 7 pm.

fright fest monsters

As a rule of thumb, the monsters come out a few minutes after the park turns 'dark' and Fright Fest begins. 

You'll want to double check the hours at which Fright Fest begin for the Six Flags park that you're visiting, as the hours can vary across the country.

You'll simply go to the above link, select the location of the Six Flags park that you're planning on visiting, and select 'Park Hours & Calendar' on the top left-hand corner of the screen.

That'll take you to the calendar for the park, and from there you'll be able to see what dates the Fright Fest event runs through.

fright fest schedule

Where Can the Monsters Be Found?

The monsters can be found prowling primarily in the 'Scare zones' of the park, sneaking up on you when you least expect it.

They're also located haunted houses (watch out for corners), and they can be seen leading entertainment & shows.

Hours That Monsters Have Appeared in the Past

In the past few years, the monsters have come out at certain hours at these parks:

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain - 7 pm
  • Six Flags Great America - 6 pm
  • Six Flags St Louis - 5 pm
  • Six Flags America - 6 pm

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