New Jersey’s attempt to have the world’s largest snowball fight was thwarted by too much snow
It is certainly possible to have too much of the good.
The world’s largest snowball fight was cancelled at the weekend due to too much snow.
The Six Flags Great Adventure theme park in Ocean County, New Jersey closed on Saturday due to a winter storm warning. The park was scheduled to host an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for world’s largest snowball fight, with 9,000 participants.
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icipants in the world’s largest snowball fight use “indoor snowballs” made of “pluff” and attempt a “family-friendly” battle. However, the park is closed in anticipation of a winter storm warning that predicted up to six inches of snow. The county received 1.5 inches of accumulation in the course of the weekend, according to NJ.com.
The current world record for the world’s largest snowball fight took place in Saskatoon, Canada last year with 7,681 participants hurling snowballs at each other.
But Six Flags Great Adventure can take solace in the fact that they already have a world record. Last year, the theme park broke the Guinness World Record for the most couples kissing under the mistletoe (1,678 people, 839 couples).
The park remained closed until Sunday due to freezing rain.