California’s Great America
San Jose / Santa Clara, CA
Cedar Fair Entertainment
Park News - (12/4/13) Local area readers may want to keep an eye on Gold Striker over the winter. If our sources are right, you may see a few more big tunnels added to the coaster’s layout before the park opens for the 2014 season.
(10/3/13) Halloween Haunt reviews for California’s Great America can be found at CGA Insider.
(9/23/13) California's Great America will kick off Snoopy's Trick-Or-Treat Festival on Saturdays & Sundays from Oct. 5-27 for the 12 and under set who are too young to handle the Halloween Haunt.
They can wear their costumes to the park and trick-or-treat with Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, run through a hay maze, decorate pumpkins and watch the Fun House Express video in the action theater.
(8/29/13) California’s Great America will celebrate the unofficial end of summer with Labor Day Weekend activities for the entire family on Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2.
The first 3,500 guests each day will receive free Guest Appreciation Days t-shirts as a thank you for a terrific 2013 season. (Please note Great America will remain open weekends through October 27.) Plus, a fireworks extravaganza will decorate the sky above Great America on Saturday and Sunday nights.
The all-inclusive Boomerang Bay water park, free with admission to Great America, will close for the 2013 season after Monday. Thus, Labor Day Weekend is the final chance for Bay Area guests to experience the water slides, wave pool and lazy river that deliver extensive summer fun to the region.
Guests can also enjoy an All-You-Can-Eat BBQ for $14.99 plus tax that includes pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, apple pie, ice cream and soft drinks.
“We always enjoy hosting families looking for that final summer outing on Labor Day Weekend,” said California’s Great America Vice President and General Manager Raul Rehnborg. “It’s the last chance of 2013 to visit Boomerang Bay and the final three-day weekend of the summer. That always makes for a fun environment at the park.”
(8/9/13) California’s Great America will celebrate Snoopy’s birthday from Aug. 9-11, with the official birthday being Aug. 10th. Each day from noon to 3pm the park will have a giant card for the kids to sign, party favors for the kids and at 5pm the Peanuts Gang will put on a special show at Celebration Plaza that will feature Snoopy’s favorite snack… Chocolate Chip Cookies.
(8/8/13) Screamscape sources tell us that Halloween Haunt at CGA will feature two new haunts this season… Zombie High and Dia De Los Muertos.
2014 - Nothing is known at this point in time...