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How to Order Your Tickets 2022

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        Out In The Park

      Private  Night  Event

ENJOY  SHORT LINES  FOR  ATTRACTIONS!  While the park  averages  daily  numbers  of  15,000-20,000 visitors, this event  is  LIMITED  TO  5,000  MAXIMUM  TICKETS!!  ALL AGES   EVENT!  Alcohol is available for purchase for those  21+ 

(read about Safety Protocols here)

 

  WE’RE    BACK!!!!

Advance 2022 Tickets

ON SALE   NOW!

   for  Saturday Night, September 10th 2022.

       $43 &  FREE PARKING!

($48  Starting  September 4th, 12am

($53  at gate IF AVAILABLE!  Tickets are limited  to 5,000 maximum)

(This is a private night buy out,  that helps to benefits a  different charity every year, you must have the private event ticket to get in.  Season  passes will not  work for any private events held  at  Six Flags.)

 

The hours for this exclusive event     are 8:00pm – 12:00am.

(Sometimes gates open a little  early 

 get there early if you want to maximize your time in the park!

The parking lot can be a little  party with your friends  before the event!)

Smart Phone Paperless tickets

USE THIS LINK!

DO NOT buy the parking pass – parking  is FREE.

FLASH PASS is  not needed, nor is it available. 

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For Regular    computer and printed tickets –

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS FOR 2022

(DO NOT buy the parking pass – parking  is FREE)

 

(You should  get a new window explaining the event and the price  plus  tax  included.)

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Some browsers may not allow the pop up window – in that case
look for the promo code box  on the single ticket page

in the “ENTER PROMO CODE” box enter  OUTCHI and click GO

That’s it!


F A Q

Can I use a Season Pass?  NO

This is a private party that benefits a charity, you must have the private party ticket,

to get in from   8pm -12am


Can I use a COKE can to save $20?   NO

Can I come during the day, and stay all day and all night with my ticket?  NO

There is another private party the same day, that ends at 6pm


 

Bus   shuttle service

  Details TO BE ANNOUNCED  IN  AUGUST

Dougie Collins is the service provider and payments will be made to him. You DO NOT have go into Charlies this year, to buy your seat. 

 

Charlies bar will host the official party!      Charlies  3726 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60613

 

 

 

  Check the Facebook Page for Updates

 

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Out in the Park PRIVATE NIGHT 2022

Out In The Park at Six Flags Great America
Returns in 2022 for Year 11!

A Private Night in the Park to Celebrate Diversity
Saturday, September 10th, 2022 from 8 PM to 12AM

Out In The Park is an annual private diversity event featuring unlimited riding of ALL Six Flags Great America’s amazing THRILL rides (with much shorter than usual lines! The park is only about 30% full!) with a portion of all ticket sales each year helping to benefit various non-profits.

“2020/2021 was a devastating for almost everyone. It’s wonderful to see all the events coming back finally!” says BestGayChicago.com owner Michael Snell. “People seem really excited about this year and advance ticket sales are higher than they ever have been!

It’s important to us that everyone—no matter who you are, how you identify, or where you’re from—feel comfortable and safe to express themselves freely. Our message is simple: You are welcome here. People of any color, size, body type, gender, gender expression(s), and sexual orientation are welcome. Bigotry will not be tolerated and will be grounds for ejection from the park.
There will be 3 DJ’s spread around throughout the park. DJ Sean Parks and Dj Suave Smooth, both from Chicago. Plus DJ RNB from Milwaukee.

Official time for the event is 8pm – 12 Midnight. “We encourage people to get there at 7:30 PM; usually Six Flags opens the gates a little early and people tend to mingle in the parking lot with friends before the gates open.” says owner Derrick Sorles.

Ticket price drop this year!
Advance $43 tickets can be purchased here

Attendees get FREE parking for this special event! September 4th the price goes up to $48. $53 at the gate, IF AVAILABLE. This event is capped at only 5,000 tickets, to ensure lines stay short for the rides. Season Passes cannot be honored for special events.

All ages event. Drinks are available for purchase to those 21+
Round trip Bus rides are available from Lakeview for about $30 – details on website in August.

A portion from the ticket sales will be donated to AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION. (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 1,600,000 people in 45 countries.

 

BestGayChicago.com
Since 2007, BestGayChicago.com has been providing the best of everything gay and gay-friendly in the greater Chicago area. Owned and operated by Best Gay Inc., their sites provide news, information, travel tips and entertainment for the LGBTQ community.
(773) 206-8359

OUT IN THE PARK Canceled for 2020

It saddens us to report, that because Covid-19 continues to be a threat to us all, we must cancel this year’s OUT IN THE PARK at Six Flags Great America.

We thank everyone that held hope with us that things would be safer by now and bought pre-sale tickets. Refunds will be issued shortly, through Six Flags.

When the Governor’s office and the State of Illinois gave Six Flags a green light to open the water parks in July, it was a signal that the main park would open soon after. So all plans kept moving forward.

Now, with Illinois positive covid-19 cases moving upwards, the Governor’s office has NOT been communicating with Six Flags about opening the Gurnee park. Only silence.

We are now 4 weeks away from September 12th. We cannot faithfully promote and sell and tickets, then have the event ripped out from under us and have to refund hundreds of people.

The Governor’s office may very well still give Six Flags a green light to open soon. But everyone involved has decided it is best to quit selling tickets and pull the plug for 2020.

We plan to return July 17, 2021 for HEATWAVE!

and September 11, 2021 for Out in the Park!

Save the Date – September 12th, 2020

Save the date!

This years event is scheduled  for  September 12th, 2020

Advance Tickets $45  on sale NOW!

NEW THIS YEAR  we will have round trip  buses  from Milwaukee!

 

Also new this year, a brand new private water park eventHEATWAVE, 8-8-2020

 

 

3 Pop up DJ area’s New for 2019

New this year for OUT IN THE PARK,  we will have 3 separate pop-up DJ  area’s  throughout the park!

Czarina Mirani (aka Czboogie) was originally a professional actress and dancer for most of her life with a serious love affair for House.  In 2005 she launched 5 Magazine, North America’s only publication dedicated exclusively to underground House music. She has interviewed and worked with almost all of the House community’s biggest stars and continues to push for the next generation of talent.

Czboogie’s style of sexy Disco-infused House music has made her an in demand DJ all over Chicago, in cities around the U.S. as well as in Asia. She has had DJ residencies at Smartbar (Chicago’s number one club for electronic music), Evil Olive, Grandbar, Hydrate, 3 Degrees at Primary, Circuit, Crocodile, Uptown Lounge, Cocktail, Drop Chicago, and with the legendary Boom Boom Room (the longest running House night in the world.) One of the highlights was her Nu-Breed Residency with world-class House legends Cajmere and Chez Damier at Smartbar.

Czboogie has played alongside some of her favorite DJs such as Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Derrick Carter, Cajmere, Joey Negro, Osunalde, Chez Damier, Karizma, Spen, Mark Farina, Timmy Regisford, Miguel Migs and Gene Farris.

She is also part of the DJ collective The Untouchables with Farley Jackmaster Funk, Paul Johnson and Gene Hunt, 3 Degrees Global the Strictly 90s crews.

Aside from being the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief, she also does 5 Magazine radio shows and podcasts. She currently is doing ‘Cz’s Boogie’ which won New City’s ‘Best House Music Podcast’ as well as the ‘Conversations’ podcast where she interviews some of the most prominent names in the dance music field.

Loving all aspects of the House world Czboogie promotes several events in Chicago and has her own dance company (Fivestarboogie Productions) with dance performances and classes throughout the city. Her House dancing classes have been named by the Chicago Reader as the ‘best dance class in the city.’

Hear a sample HERE!

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Marcus Angel – Milwaukee

“Intuitive set that takes you on a creative journey through a variety of eras and genres that’s guaranteed to keep the party entertained and jumping.”

Born and raised in the urban landscapes of Milwaukee, Marcus Angel’s musical influences ranged from 70’s funk, 80’s Top 40, 90’s Hip Hop, House, and Alternative Rock! Immersed in the live music scene as a young man, Marcus Angel understood the hard work, discipline, and showmanship that came with being a high end performer. The transition from live music to a DJ began in his early twenties where he produced club mixes for a variety of venues in the 2000s. Though excelling in that area of music, Marcus took a break and re-entered the scene a handful of years later, but now as a live bar and nightclub DJ.

Since then, Marcus has made noise in dozens of Cities and States in the U.S. Though night clubs and bars are his typical evenings, he has an extensive resume in corporate, and private events performing at a variety of parties hosted by NFL players, Milwaukee Bucks, house name organizations, and has opened for marquee EDM artists.

In Milwaukee, WI, Marcus Angel’s home base, no venue is unfamiliar with his delicate and intuitive sets that blend a variety of musical genres, to form an evening of energy, excitement, and dance that everyone is sure to enjoy! Not only does his music set standards, but his attention to detail, work ethic, and dedications to his residencies is unparalleled.

“I take my job very seriously. I don’t take for granted the opportunities I have to perform in front of an audience, and embrace the responsibility I have to the Club and my dance floor on any given night. I’m blessed and fortunate to be able to express myself using a cornucopias amount of music I have lived though. With that experience I’m able to deliver a set that appropriately fits the vibe and personality of the venue, while being explosively entertaining and unique for the dance floor.”  Give a listen HERE.


MOOSE The DJ has been overactive in the Chicago events scene for 25 years, 7 of which as DJ and promoter at popular club/bar nights D.I.L.F., Otter, Tea in A’ville/Tea in B’Town, Cruisin’ and #NSFW at Sofo Tap, Mary’s Attic, Downtown Bar, Whiskey Thief, Replay, Hydrate and Jackhammer.

Previous venues and prestigious gigs include Park West, Midsommarfest, Northalsted Market Days, Pride North, Chicago LGBT Pride Parade, Union Station, City Winery, and now The Steppenwolf.

Give him a listen NOW!

 

Stop by an see each of them !

 

 

New for 2019! MAXX FORCE 78 MPH

NEW  FOR  2019! 

Maxx Force is a launched steel roller coaster at Six Flags Great America. It opens on July 4, 2019, and was manufactured by S&S – Sansei Technologies. The ride holds the record for fastest launch in North America at 78 miles per hour (126 km/h) in 1.8 seconds,   AND   the fastest inversion at 60 miles per hour (97 km/h), and the tallest double inversion in the world at 175 feet (53 m).

After leaving the station, the train pulls forward into the launch area. The train sits in place for a moment, before launching out of the area at a speed of 0 to 78 mph in just 1.8 seconds. It then goes into a “dog tongue” double inversion at 60 mph, and exits while turning to the right. It then goes into a corkscrew, and then up into a “Dive Roll”, before returning to the station.

Out in the Park 2019! September 7th!

Year 8! September 7th, 2018

Toyota is a Proud Community Partner for 2018!

We are very excited  to partner  with  Toyota this year, for the 7th Annual OUT IN THE PARK ! The Toyota brand is our lead presenting partner for 2018!

Toyota supports dozens of local and National LGBTQIA organizations including Trevor Project, GLADD, Point Foundation, Lambda Legal, Victory Fund, Out & Equal and the Human Rights Campaign.

Across the Toyota family and in communities around the world, Toyota admires and applauds the differences that make us unique and celebrate the love that drives us all.  This is the inspiration for the #LoveDrives campaign, which we invite you to follow on our social media channels.

 For 11 yearsToyota has been honored with a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), including for 2018. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Toyota was one of the first automotive companies to provide comprehensive domestic partnership benefits back in 2002, and continued to demonstrate its support of LGBTQ team members by expanding tax benefits, adoption support and transgender health benefits.

“Toyota’s commitment to diversity doesn’t stop within the company,” said Chris Reynolds, executive vice president and chief diversity officer of Toyota Motor North America. “Across the country, Toyota partners with, and invests in a variety of organizations to help build positive, affirmative environments in which the diverse members of our communities, including LGBTQ, can live and make stronger contributions towards an ever-better society for all.”

The 2018 CEI evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Toyota’s efforts in satisfying the CEI’s criteria results in the 100 percent ranking and designation as a “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ Equality.

With over one billion dollars of business conducted with minority- and women-owned suppliers every year, Toyota is building strong and successful relationships with some of America’s most vibrant and progressive companies. Through dedicated supplier diversity professionals, Toyota strives to ensure businesses and business opportunities are open to all.

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. and North America for 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. During that time, Toyota has created a tremendous value chain as our teams have contributed to world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 33 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 46,000 people (more than 36,000 in the U.S.).  Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold almost 2.7 million cars and trucks (2.45 million in the U.S.) in 2016 – and about 85 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 15 years are still on the road today.  
Toyota partners with community, civic, academic, and governmental organizations to address our society’s most pressing mobility challenges. We share company resources and extensive know-how to support non-profits to help expand their ability to assist more people move more places.

About HRCF  
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

Save the Date September 8th, 2018

7th  Annual  OUT IN THE PARK  private night  will be

 

Saturday  September 8th, 2018!

 

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