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Media Contacts

The California's Great America Public Relations Department welcomes inquiries and visits from credentialed members of the news media for the production of high quality news features and programs about California's Great America.

Communications Department
2401 Agnew Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Working media only:

Office: (408) 986-5846 (news media calls only)
Fax: (408) 986-5863

For advertising inquiries, please contact Cramer-Krasselt at 312-616-9600.

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Media Passes

Are you a credentialed member of the media interested in visiting California's Great America? Submit a Media Pass request online to get started.

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Media Pass Policy

California's Great America will issue up to four complimentary tickets to the full-time news media personnel listed below who want to visit the park for a leisure visit on public operating days during the 2019 season between March 23 and Labor Day, September 2. Please be advised that complimentary media passes may not be available during Halloween Haunt.

These passes are limited to four per person for one visit during the season. Only news department employees are eligible for these passes; promotions and advertising personnel are encouraged to call their promotions contact at the park for inquiries about tickets.

The news department employee must be part of the party visiting the park. We are aware that some newspapers, Internet media, radio stations and television stations prefer their personnel not accept complimentary passes to events and attractions. We respect this policy and will gladly refuse passes to your personnel if you do indicate.

Please see the list of qualifying positions below. The public relations department will review all requests for complimentary tickets.

Newspapers/Magazines/Internet Media

Publisher, Reporters, Editors, Photographers, Webmasters

Radio Stations
Owner, Program Director, General Manager, News Reporters, News Director, On-Air Personnel, Assistant News Director, Producers.

Television Stations

Owner, News Reporters, General Manager, Producers (non-advertising), News Director, On-Air Personnel, Assistant News Director, Field Producers, Program Director, Videographers, Assignment Editors, Production (non-advertising)

Media Pass Policy

All requests for media tickets must be made online through the park’s official Internet website at No phone calls. All requests must be submitted a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the day you plan to visit. Approved requests will receive a confirmation letter, which must be presented at Guest Services along with a photo ID to receive your tickets. No exceptions.