Special Events

Special Events

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

Spring Break
Spring Break

04/11/14, 04/12/14, 04/13/14, 04/16/14, 04/17/14, 04/18/14, 04/19/14, 04/20/14, 04/23/14, 04/24/14, 04/25/14, 04/26/14, 04/27/14

California's Great America is open for Spring Break April 11-13, 16-20 and 23-27!
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Easter Eggstravaganza
Easter Eggstravaganza

04/20/14

The Easter Beagle is back and has Easter fun for everyone on Sunday, April 20! Join Snoopy for cupcake decorating, egg dying, coloring stations and a special scavenger hunt.
Bring-A-Friend Fridays
Bring-A-Friend Fridays

04/18/14, 04/25/14, 06/06/14, 06/13/14, 06/20/14, 06/27/14, 07/11/14, 07/18/14, 07/25/14, 08/01/14, 08/08/14, 08/15/14

Season, Gold and Platinum Pass Holders can bring up to four friends for just $19.99 on Fridays in April, June, July and August!
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Homeschool Day
Homeschool Day

05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14

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

05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14

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.

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Festival of Music
Festival of Music

05/02/14

California's Great America's Festival of Music provides choral students the opportunity to perform on-site. Adjudicators listen, evaluate and comment on your group's performance.

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Performing Arts Day
Performing Arts Day

05/09/14

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

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Dia De Las Madres
Dia De Las Madres

05/10/14

Celebrate Dia De Las Mardres, Hispanic Community Mother’s Day. Join us May 10 when we’ll have terrific Bring-A-Friend special (you can bring mom) and the family can enjoy a fun day together.
Mother's Day
Mother's Day

05/11/14

Celebrate this Mother’s Day with us May 11. The entire family (and friends) can enjoy a fun day together with our wonderful Bring-A-Friend special this weekend.
School Days
School Days

05/20/14, 05/21/14

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 Pavilion from noon-2pm.

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Leadership Day
Leadership Day

05/21/14

Operating and marketing an Amusement park is a massive undertaking that requires the coordinated efforts of many disciplines. Students can get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to operate the Park.

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Pride Night - Private Event
Pride Night - Private Event

05/23/14

Save the date! Pride Night is Friday, May 23th, 6pm-2am! A private party with rides, dancing and a chance to meet both new and old friends.
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Boomerang Bay Opening Weekend
Boomerang Bay Opening Weekend

05/24/14, 05/25/14, 05/26/14

Grab a friend and join us Memorial Day weekend to cool off at California’s Great America Water Park. Come have some fun in the sun at Boomerang Bay. Water Park will be open from 11am-6pm all summer long starting May 24.
Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks
Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks

05/25/14

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and kick-off the start of summer with a world-class Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday, May 25! Park open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday Family Flicks
Friday Family Flicks

06/06/14, 06/13/14, 06/20/14, 06/27/14, 07/04/14, 07/11/14, 07/18/14, 07/25/14, 08/01/14, 08/08/14, 08/15/14

Relax under the stars and enjoy family movies on a giant screen (Free with park admission).
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Coasting For Kids 2014
Coasting For Kids 2014

06/08/14

We are excited to announce the Coasting For Kids 2014 for another fantastic year of coaster marathon fundraising! .
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Island Reggae Festival
Island Reggae Festival

07/12/14

The Island Reggae Festival is an all-day celebration showcasing some of the best Polynesian artists and bands around.
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Snoopy's Birthday Weekend
Snoopy's Birthday Weekend

08/09/14, 08/10/14

Let's party! It's Snoopy's Birthday weekend! Come celebrate Snoopy's Birthday with coloring stations, photos, party favors, a giant birthday card and Snoopy's favorite snack - cookies!