Summer's end means big savings on Six Flags New England 2017 season passes. The amusement park chain is holding a flash sale Sept. 1 through Sept. 5 and savings are as much as 70 percent. Purchase your passes by Labor Day and you'll get a free upgrade to a Gold Season pass, which includes admission to Six Flags New England, Hurricane Harbor and any other Six Flags theme park, as well as free parking and special admission offers for friends. A 2017 season pass also provides unlimited visits any operating day for the rest of 2016, including admission to Fright Fest. Information: Sixflags.com.