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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!
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Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, Great America

Enjoy these PEANUTS-themed Valentine's Day coloring sheets, courtesy of Great America!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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6 Jolly DIY Great America Ornaments

As your family decorates its home this December, use these six fun DIY holiday ornament patterns to help you bring extra joy to the season. They’re an easy and interactive way to have a little extra Great America fun at home this winter!
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5 Digital Great America Puzzles to Do at Home this Holiday Season

We know the Bay Area is looking for fun and safe at-home activities they can do to remind them of all the fun at Great America. That’s why we’ve put together this set of five jolly WinterFest-themed digital puzzles you can complete at home from your computer, tablet or phone!
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Do You Remember These 7 Retired Great America Rides?

As the saying goes, “progress is impossible without change.” Nowhere is that phrase more applicable than at California’s Great America! Our world-class collection of rides and attractions has transformed many times over the years. How many of these classic rides do you remember?
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