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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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All These Improvements Will Leave your Head Spinning

When Orbit reopens for its 45th birthday next season, it will look brand new. Work is now underway to give Orbit a fresh coat of paint—complete with new 1950s details.
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Carve an Epic Great America Pumpkin with these 9 Stencils

Let Great America help you carve the neighborhood’s coolest jack-o’-lantern. Mix it up this October by showing your block that you’re a fan of Great America, coasters, carousels, and Joe Cool with these creative stencils.
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Great America Full-Time Staff Helps Make Memories at Cedar Point

Although California’s Great America was unable to open this year, the coaster tracks are still rolling in Ohio, which is precisely where you can find some friendly Bay Area-based associates this fall!
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Halloween Fun for Bay Area Kids – Great America Style!

Here’s a list of 4 awesome California’s Great America-inspired things to do with kids at home this fall.
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Celebrate Fall’s Colors With These Fun Coloring Sheets

These sheets will allow any budding Bay Area artists to flex their creative muscles—and are sure to bring a smile to anyone missing Great America this fall!
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4 Fun Digital Puzzles to Do at Home this Fall

The Great America team has put together some great fall-themed digital puzzles that you can complete at home from your computer, tablet or phone!
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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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