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The Ultimate Guide to Pass Perks

California’s Great America Pass Perks is a loyalty rewards program EXCLUSIVELY for Season Passholders. How do you sign up for Pass Perks and start receiving AMAZING? Click to read these 3 simple steps.
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From the Windy City to the West Coast

Bryce Ring is one of the newest members of the California’s Great America management team, and his decades-long love of amusement parks has taken him on a “Great American” road trip from just outside Chicago all the way to Silicon Valley.
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Waves of Transformation—Waterpark Construction Update

There are jaw-dropping amounts of transformation happening at the South Bay Shores waterpark construction site. Let’s take a peek around the area to see what’s been taking place!
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Constant Enhancement: Off-Season Projects at Great America

California’s Great America may be closed for the rest of 2020 because of the COVID-19 disruption, but that certainly doesn’t mean park improvements are being put on the back burner!
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These Maintenance Workers Probably Aren’t What You Imagine

Mike is at the helm of the facilities, maintenance and construction department, which is one of the largest and most varied groups at the park. From ensuring the safety of our thrill rides to keeping our buildings’ facades brightly lit and freshly painted, his employees do so much more than just basic maintenance.
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Humbling Recognition as a Community Hero

In recognition of our partnership with Healthy Meals Santa Clara, the Great America team was presented with the City of Santa Clara's “COVID-19 Community Hero Award” at a virtual State of the City meeting.
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Celebrate Dad with PEANUTS-Inspired Coloring Pages

We're paying tribute to all the FUN fathers out there with downloadable Father’s Day coloring sheets for you featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Woodstock. Brighten your dad's or grandpa's day with a colorful surprise! 
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What Are Your Best Great America Memories?

The sheer amount of history at California’s Great America simply boggles the mind. Now we need your help to uncover even more memories. Share your special stories in the comment section.
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Memorial Day Coloring Pages

To remember and honor those in our armed services this Memorial Day, we've got some wonderful coloring pages that feature our PEANUTS friends as well as the Great America skyline.
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Go Coast to Coaster on the Ultimate Scream Machine Road Trip

Memorial Day weekend usually marks the unofficial start of summertime in the Bay Area. And since we aren’t able to have all of you buckle up into your favorite thrill ride this weekend, we thought we’d send you on the ultimate virtual roller coaster road trip instead!
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