Free Pre-K Pass for Kids 3-5

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2021 Pre-K Passes Now Available

The Pre-K Pass is FREE for kids ages three to five years old and includes season-long access in 2021, including South Bay Shores waterpark!

With your Pre-K Pass, your child can come and go as often as you’d like all season – for FREE.

Getting your child’s Pre-K Pass is as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1: Register 
Register your child online for their free Pre-K Pass. Remember you can upload your child's photo online to save time!

Step 2: Activate
After you register your child, bring them to the park to activate their Pre-K Pass any public operating day in 2021. Be sure to bring your child and a valid birth certificate or passport that shows their age. As long as your child is 3-5 years of age on the date you activate the Pre-K Pass, they are eligible!

Step 3: Play
After you’ve activated your child’s Pre-K Pass, they can visit for free anytime you’d like.

California’s Great America offers kids ages 3–5 years old a free Pre-K Pass. The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to California’s Great America for the entire season, including South Bay Shores waterpark.

The California’s Great America Pre-K Pass is available for kids who are between the ages of 3–5 at the time of activation. 

You must register online for the Pre-K Pass online by July 4, 2021 and activate the pass at California’s Great America any public operating day through September 6, 2021.

If you registered for a 2020 Pre-K Pass, it will be valid for the 2021 season.

If you purchased Season Pass Add-Ons for your 2020 Pre-K Pass, the purchased Add-Ons will be extended through the 2021 season.

As long as your child is 5 years of age on the date you activate the pass, you are eligible.

The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to California’s Great America for the entire 2021 season, including South Bay Shores waterpark.

Not all Cedar Fair parks have a Pre-K Pass. Check with each park to see if they offer a Pre-K Pass in advance of your visit. You must register and activate a Pre-K Pass for each individual each park. One pass will not work for all Cedar Fair parks.

Register online, follow the directions and submit. Print the e-ticket and bring it to the Season Pass Processing Center or front gate ticket booth along with your child and a valid form of identification that proves the child’s date of birth. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

The offer is NOT available at the California’s Great America front gate. You must register online at cagreatamerica.com before you get to the park. You will receive the Pre-K pass at the Season Pass Processing Center once proper identification is shown proving your child’s date of birth and your child’s picture is taken. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

You can activate your Pre-K Pass at the front gate ticket booth or at the season pass processing center inside of the park. We encourage parents to upload their child’s photo online to make for faster activation at the front gate.

Valid identification includes a birth certificate or a travel passport. These can be originals or copies. Please note that school IDs or children security IDs will not be accepted.

No. The Pre-K Pass does not include free parking.

Yes, the California’s Great America Pre-K Pass is also valid for free admission at Gilroy Gardens.