Break out the Stretchy Pants…Taste of Holiday in the Park


If this season were a Food Network battle show, Six Flags Magic Mountain would win hands down with not only the creativity and selection of foods available at a theme park holiday celebration, but with the taste and quality of the products. Now in its second year, Magic Mountain’s “Taste of Holiday in the Park,” literary hits it out of the “park.” Led by Culinary Services Manager Christopher Parker, the team at the Valencia theme park will be offering 30 tasty selections at six locations. Tasting cards are available at a reasonable price (and even cheaper if you have an All Season Dining Pass).

Last year we were able to sample nearly every item on the menu through the media event and subsequent visits. There was not one item we disliked. In fact, we went just to have some of the items again. We brought souvenir mugs to fill with soup to take home, and plastic bags to snack on items later in the week. Of all of the holiday events last year, Taste of Holiday in the Park stood out the most. I have been craving the Deep Fried Quesadilla and the Peppermint Stack Brownie all year. This past weekend, we were treated once again to samples of some of the items on this year’s menu. After three trips to the buffet line, I simply had to give up. Once again, everything offered was delicious and worth of another pass through on the sample line. While some of my favorites are not on the list his year (Cranberry and Cream Cheese Pinwheel), others are. There are also several new options to try. Six Flags Magic Mountain may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of a foodie destination, but this may change all of that. We will definitely be back to try the Left Over Turkey Burger Slider, the Spicy Cranberry Pulled Pork. The Ham & Gravy Potato Skin, and eat our weight in Peppermint Stack brownies. View a view of some of the samples we tried, click here.

Taste of Holiday in the Park takes place December 14 to 29, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. While at Six Flags Magic Mountain make sure to experience the other Holiday in the Park activities, which being at 5 p.m. daily, which includes nightly snow, live entertainment on the Full Throttle stage, millions of twinkling lights, roaming themed holiday characters, visits with Santa, and more! Taste of Holiday in the Park 6 Tastings - $29.99 (or $10 with All Season Dining Pass) 10 Tastings - $39.99 (or $15 with All Season Dining Pass) 10 Tastings with a Refillable Hot Chocolate Mug - $44.99 (pr $20 with All Season Dining Pass)

Full Throttle Sports Bar Cranberry Tangerine Wings Prosciutto & Broccoli Mac & Cheese Jalapeno Bacon Mac & Cheese Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Casserole Honey Buttered Ham Biscuit Sandwich Gingerbread Cheesecake Ace ‘o Clubs Tangy Peach Ribs Spicy Cranberry Pulled Pork Deep Fried Caramel Apple Pie Leftover Tukey Burger Slider Maple Cranberry Meatless Meatballs

Twisted Wiches Beer Cheese Sloppy Joe Pear & Brie Grilled Cheese Chili Bowl Roasted Red Pepper Farfalle Ham & Gravy Potato Skin Plaza Ice Cream & Shakes Enchilada Soup Harvest Butternut Squash Soup Lobster Bisque Poblano & White Cheddar Soup Peppermint Ice Cream Cherry Pie Nachos Twin Charged Tacos Sweet Corn Tamale Deep Fried Quesadilla Elote Cajeta Filled Churro Peppermint Deep Fried Oreos Snack Trax Coolies & Cream Churro Loop Cherry Dole Soft Serve Peppermint Stack

In addition to all of the great food, the park offers a variety of unique gift items, some with special giving opportunities that donate a toy to a needy child.

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