Special Events

Special Events

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

Bring-A-Friend Fridays
Bring-A-Friend Fridays

05/08/16, 06/03/16, 06/10/16, 06/17/16, 06/19/16, 06/24/16, 07/01/16, 07/08/16, 07/15/16, 07/22/16, 07/29/16, 08/05/16, 08/12/16, 09/05/16

Season, Gold and Platinum Pass Holders can bring up to 4 friends for a discounted price on Fridays.
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Girl Scouts Thrillbuilders
Girl Scouts Thrillbuilders

05/21/16

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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Memorial Day Weekend Military Days
Memorial Day Weekend Military Days

05/28/16, 05/29/16, 05/30/16

On Saturday Boomerang Bay opens. We'll pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE park admission to active or retired United States Service men and women, including veterans, with a valid military I.D. All current or past military personnel can bring up to six guests for just $21.99.
Fireworks Shows
Fireworks Shows

05/29/16, 07/02/16, 07/04/16, 07/09/16, 07/16/16, 07/23/16, 07/24/16, 07/30/16, 07/31/16, 08/06/16, 08/13/16, 08/20/16, 08/27/16, 09/04/16

Kick back after a long day at the park and watch the sky light up with our amazing fireworks shows throughout Summer!
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Coaster Campout
Coaster Campout

08/12/16, 08/13/16

Coaster Campout is your opportunity to camp for one night IN the park! Your donation includes your campsite along with admission to the park on August 12 after 5:30PM and all day on August 13, a late night snack, breakfast and Early Ride Time.
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WinterFest
WinterFest

Weekends Beginning November 25, Daily December 19-23 and 26-30

California’s Great America will be filled with joy this Holiday Season as we proudly introduce our first-ever WinterFest: A holiday showcase that will create memories for the entire family!
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