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Special Events

California's Great America offers a variety of event and entertainment options that families can enjoy together.
 

Color Me Rad 5K
Color Me Rad 5K

03/21/15

Color Me Rad 5K returns to California's Great America on Saturday, March 21, 2015! Sign up today!

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Opening Weekend 2015
Opening Weekend 2015

03/28/15, 03/29/15

Join us as we kick off the 40th season with souvenir gifts, surprises, and the newly-expanded Planet Snoopy!
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Easter Eggstravaganza
Easter Eggstravaganza

04/05/15

The Easter Beagle is back and has Easter fun for everyone on Sunday, April 5! Join Snoopy for cupcake decorating, egg dying, coloring stations and a special scavenger hunt.
Spring Break
Spring Break

04/08/15, 04/09/15, 04/10/15, 04/15/15, 04/16/15, 04/17/15

California's Great America is open for Spring Break April 8-10 and 15-17!
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Homeschool Days
Homeschool Days

05/01/15, 05/05/15, 05/15/15, 05/22/15

Get the kids out of the house and into our giant classroom! Students can experience the laws of physics in motion and discover how math and science apply to amusement park excitement.

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Physics, Science & Math Days
Physics, Science & Math Days

05/01/15, 05/08/15, 05/15/15, 05/22/15

The principles of physics come to life as California’s Great America offers special days where the amusement park is turned into the world’s largest classroom.
Note: Friday, May 22, 2015 is a non-programming date.

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Performing Arts Day
Performing Arts Day

05/08/15

California’s Great America provides an exciting and fun opportunity to learn about the performing arts.

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Girl Scouts Thrillbuilders
Girl Scouts Thrillbuilders

05/09/15

Thrill seeking Girl Scouts, friends and family are invited to experience the laws of physics in motion and how math and science apply to amusement park excitement. Team up with engineering students in workshops held throughout the day to launch your own crazy carnival of moving parts; or learn on the go as you experience the Gold Striker Force, Math Scavenger Hunt and the Graph Matching worksheets. Then return to the workshop area to receive your participation patch and enjoy a day at California’s Great America.
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School Days
School Days

05/20/15, 05/21/15

California’s Great America is happy to offer two days in May for school groups. These special days include an optional all-you-can-eat picnic lunch of hot dogs, hamburgers, chili beans, potato chips, ice cream novelties and unlimited soft drinks in the Picnic Grove from noon-2pm.

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