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A Holiday Guide for WinterFest Shows

The holiday shows at WinterFest are what make the experience so magical. If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit with the best holiday live entertainment in the Bay Area, WinterFest has it all.
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Get ready for all new AMAZING in 2020!

Exclusively for Season Passholders, Pass Perks is a brand-new program that rewards you for something as simple as – get ready for this – having fun!
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WinterFest Holiday Photo Ops

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s not only the time of year to stock up on gifts; it’s also the time to stock up on holiday pictures.
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Insider Tips for How to See All 7 Million Lights

If you’re looking for things to do this holiday season in the South Bay, look no further—and just follow the lights! This WinterFest, Great America has over seven million lights on display throughout the park, making for one of the most impressive Christmas light displays in the Bay Area.
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Which Rides Are Open During WinterFest in 2019?

WinterFest at California’s Great America delivers a holiday attraction unlike anywhere else in the Bay Area. The entire park has been touched by holiday spirit, with millions and millions of sparkling lights, totally transformed live entertainment, and special sweet and savory food and beverage offerings. The only “normal” thing that guests can count on is riding countless rides!
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A Foodie’s Guide to WinterFest

When it comes to the holidays, family time is what we look forward to, but the food is what keeps us around. For WinterFest, California’s Great America adds on to our existing menus with delicious holiday food and treats.
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New High-Tech Kid Locator Set to Debut for WinterFest

For parents of our littlest guests, Great America now offers a brand-new way to keep tabs on your kids’ location all day long, ensuring those stomach-in-knots butterflies are only popping up for the right reasons!
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Hack Your Season Pass with These 5 Money-Saving Add-Ons

If you’re a Season Passholder, you’ve already proven that you’re someone who knows a good deal when you see one. But did you know that there are even more ways you can maximize your California’s Great America experience by adding special perks to your Season Pass?
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The Haunt Performer Who Hangs by Her Hair

Meet Rebekah Cavinder, the Halloween Haunt performer who gracefully hangs by her hair and makes it look easy and painless.
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A Day in the Life of a Halloween Haunt Monster

Behind all the makeup, masks and costumes of Halloween Haunt lies regular people who have a passion for scaring the daylights out of others.
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