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Looking for Things to do in San Jose? Visit California's Great America

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Temporary Park Closure

California’s Great America is temporarily closed. We are in constant communication with our state and federal governments and are looking forward to welcoming you back just as soon as it is safe to do so. 2020 Season Passes have been extended into 2021.

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Things to do in San Jose & the Bay Area
Things to do in San Jose & the Bay Area
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Looking for fun things to do in the San Jose area? Throughout the year, California’s Great America offers many top family-friendly events that add even more fun to your experience at the Bay Area’s favorite amusement park and waterpark.

Enjoy traditional summer activities, like sampling barbecue eats at our Red, White and Brews food festival, or watch us light up the coaster-lined skies with our patriotic fireworks displays throughout the summer. In the fall, Halloween Haunt transforms the park with terrifying monsters and haunted attractions and The Great Pumpkin Fest brings not-so-spooky fun for families. Then, WinterFest brings endless cheer to the Bay Area each holiday season.

If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you’ll love our early ride times—held exclusively for Season Passholders each summer. Check back often for other special Season Passholder perks and fun events that provide something extra for everyone to do in the South Bay!

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Special Events

We're preparing a whole season of special events for you. Our events line-up will be announced soon!