Six Flags Magic Mountain is the Thrill Capital of the World. Normally they run Six Flags Fright Fest in September and October to celebrate the Halloween season. That fright is bleeding into the rest of the calendar with their newly announced Scream Break event. Starting March 9th and running all the way through to April 16th, Spring Break comes to life at Magic Mountain. Scream Break opens up after-hours for haunts like you’ve never seen before.

In addition to that, they’ve announced the new Tacos & Beer Fest at the park.

Park President Don McCoy had this to say about the new event and theme for springtime.

We’re thrilled to be introducing exciting new events and celebrations for our guests to enjoy in 2023, starting with two brand-new Spring Break experiences, Scream Break and Tacos & Beer Fest. “These two new events take thrills to the max with unique activities, including exclusive haunted attractions and specialty food items. We’re excited to bring Spring Break to life with the most coasters on the planet and so much more for families and thrill-seekers alike.

The Scream Break event offers 14 nights of screams and a new way to experience the park from 9:00PM to 12:00 midnight Fridays to Sundays only. Here are some of the exciting new options available.

  • After-Hours Access – Stay in the park after hours during this separate gated admission event to experience the Thrill Capital of the World in an entirely new and thrilling way;
  • Haunted Attractions – Encounter ghouls and monsters with exclusive access to two haunted mazes and three scare zones, all with a chilling Spring Break twist;
  • Unlimited Ride Access – Enjoy rides on some of the most iconic world-class coasters including the new WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage, Full Throttle, Goliath, BATMAN™ The Ride, Twisted Colossus, and Scream;
  • Delicious Culinary Treats – Satisfy your monstrous appetite with foodie favorites, plus sink your teeth in sangria blood bags and syringe jello shots during cocktail hour; and
  • Exciting Entertainment – Dance the night away between rides and haunted attractions with two DJs in DC UNIVERSE™ and the Full Throttle Plaza.

To get your pass for Scream Break, visit

The Tacos & Beer Fest is brand new and offers awesome new food options for all.

  • Gourmet Tacos – Delight your taste buds with new dessert tacos including Oreo® ice-cream and strawberry shortcake; savory tacos including spicy shredded pork and smoked tri-tip; healthy-conscious tacos including IMPOSSIBLE™ and keto lettuce wraps; traditional and inspired tacos including birria and chicken wonton, and so much more;
  • Delicious Desserts – Satisfy your sweet tooth with exclusive treats including cajeta caramel churros, kettle corn, Asian donuts, caramel apple pastries, and more;
  • Specialty Drinks – Sip and savor the flavors of specialty drinks and mocktails, including our spring bling sour, blue raspberry dirty soda, fresh squeezed limeade, and more; and
  • Craft & Seasonal Beers – Say cheers to Spring Break with an assortment of seasonal and craft beers. Alcohol is not included with the Tasting Pass.

To see the full menu, visit

Finally, the Spring Break festivities don’t end there, there’s plenty of fun options during the day including double ride days!

  • Double Ride Days – On Mondays–Thursdays, March 13 through April 16, experience double the fun with back to back rides on Goliath, Scream, BATMAN™ The Ride, and THE RIDDLER’s™ Revenge;
  • Double Foodie Fun – Satisfy your taste buds and double up your burgers, ice cream scoops and even funnel cakes. Plus, enjoy 2 for $10 churros;
  • Double the Merch – Grab a friend and be your own hero with buy one, get one capes;
  • Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of SCREAM! – On Southern California’s first floorless coaster, SCREAM! Out Loud as you soar through the air on this mighty coaster;
  • Celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of Goliath – Celebrate this monster milestone with a ride on one of the world’s top 10 tallest drop coasters at a staggering 255-ft; and
  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – From March 17-19, celebrate all things green with limited-time food offerings, including bangers and mash, lucky funnel cakes, green beer and more.

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