Skip to Main Content

California's Great America

Skip to Next Section

5 Reasons to Spend Cinco de Mayo with Us

California's Great America

California's Great America is the premier amusement park in California's Bay Area, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

Here’s our countdown of the top five things that make California’s Great America the most festive place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year.


1. Family-friendly Fun for All

Not only will this be a day full of authentic Hispanic culture, but the entire park will also be open for all the roller coaster fun you can imagine! With Planet Snoopy for the little ones and bigger thrills on Gold Striker, there will be family fun for all ages.


2. Refreshingly Flavorful Michelada Tastings

Whether you like your beer with hot sauce or lime, you’ll be sure to find a taste that you love. With the purchase of a tasting card, you can try all eight beautifully garnished Michelada drinks. Community members submitted their michelada recipes to be served at the event, and the tastiest recipe will win the submitter two round-trip tickets to Guadalajara, Mexico!


3. The Food, of Course

With a special menu consisting of made-in-house mahi mahi tostadas, petite chili rellenos, whitefish ceviche, and chile Colorado sopapilla, there is a little something for everybody to try. Along with two taco trucks, our new French Quarter Funnel Cakes & Churros location will also be selling special treats. So make room for dessert because you don’t want to miss the mangonada funnel cake or the margarita churros!


4. Live Entertainment

Discover a vibrant atmosphere of traditional live music and dance. Performances include folkloric dancing and mariachi music. It is sure to be a day full of Latin immersion!


5. Spanish-Language Merchandise

Enjoy shopping around for limited edition Spanish-language merchandise such as clothing and plush items. There will be something for everybody in the family!

Plan your visit to Cinco de Mayo at California’s Great America today.

Related Topics:

Share This

California's Great America

California's Great America is the premier amusement park in California's Bay Area, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

Post a Comment

Skip to Next Section

It's Comeback Season

After a year and a half, we are finally able to welcome our guests back and once again showcase the magic we call Great America. Take a sneak peak at some of the work being done to prepare for opening day!
Read More

Great America Easter Coloring Pages

Enjoy these Great America-themed coloring pages! You can add a bright new color to your favorite attractions. Don’t forget to share your masterpieces with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Read More

The Detailed Backstory of South Bay Shores

Learn all about the interesting placemaking details that’ll be installed in South Bay Shores waterpark that support the new expansion's rich backstory.
Read More

8 Cool South Bay Shores Construction Photos

We're full speed ahead as we prep South Bay Shores waterpark for its grand opening later this year. Take a peek at the latest construction scenes!
Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, Great America

Enjoy these PEANUTS-themed Valentine's Day coloring sheets, courtesy of Great America!
Read More

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month—a time when our nation celebrates the incredible achievements, contributions and stories of African Americans. The amusement industry has been shaped by many black inventors and entrepreneurs.
Read More

You Won’t Believe How Many Miles of Hot Dogs We Serve in a Year

Exactly how much food do we go through each season at the park? We looked back at some of our best sellers from 2019 and summed everything up.
Read More

Take a Front-Seat Virtual Ride on Patriot

Take a virtual ride aboard Patriot! With multiple loops and turns, it's a favorite for Bay Area thrill seekers.
Read More

Awesome News for Kids (and Parents!)

Another area of the park that’s getting extra attention this off-season is Planet Snoopy. Two of our most popular kids’ rides are being completely disassembled, painted and carefully rebuilt. And one of our family-friendly coasters is even getting a shiny new paint scheme!
Read More

Make WinterFest Banana Bites Dessert at Home

Today, we’ll teach you how to make our scrumptious deep-fried banana bites with Bananas Foster sauce in this brand-new copycat recipe.
Read More