For a limited time, buy an admission ticket at front gate prices and get one free - a $69 savings! Enjoy a full day of fun and thrills including your favorite rollercoasters, Planet Snoopy, Boomerang Bay, and more. Tickets valid any day the park is open through June 30. [ Link ]
Great America is looking for enthusiastic and energetic performers to play the parts of Snoopy & the PEANUTS Gang with auditions February 25-26 at 10 am at 4701 Great America Parkway in Santa Clara. A height between 4’9” and 5’5” is required. Join the team and be a part of creating smiles for Great America guests. [ Link ]
A 2017 Great America Gold Pass delivers thrilling rides, Boomerang Bay Water Park, Halloween Haunt, WinterFest, Gilroy Gardens, free Great America parking and much more. Check out the incredible family entertainment value. [ Link ]
Great America is hosting a President’s Day Job Fair, February 20, from 10am-5pm at 2401 Agnew Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95054. Jobs are available in Admissions, Aquatics, Facilities, Food & Beverage, Merchandise, Rides, Safety, Security and many more areas. Great America is one of the most fun jobs you’ll ever have. Plus, you get free admission and passes for friends and family. [ Link ]
Watch the first Patriot car being loaded onto the track. Patriot is quickly taking shape for 2017.
Even a cloudy day can't hide the crane setting up for work on Patriot. Nice that the crane is Patriot blue as well.
The famous fried chicken will still be served at Maggie’s, but the official name is now Maggie’s Smokehouse & Fried Chicken. Why? Because Maggie’s will now also serve amazing BBQ favorites like smoked tri tip and pulled pork, an incredible rotisserie chicken and more. On select days, both beef and pork ribs will be on the menu. How excited are you to see BBQ coming Great America?
California’s Great America is now hiring for the 2017 season that opens March 25. Great America is the most fun place you’ll ever work with benefits that include free admission and parking, free tickets for friends and family, advancement opportunities, flexible schedules and more. [ Link ]
How about this for a Throwback Thursday pic? The Winchester Mystery House gave Great America a nice salute back in the day. Isn't it amazing how little is developed around the billboard?
Are you ready to ride Patriot in 2017? A 2017 Gold Pass will let you enjoy Great America from Opening Day on March 25 all the way through WinterFest. [ Link ]
Wonderful shot from Patriot's expanding station, with Flight Deck and Eagle's Flight in the background. Are you excited for Opening Day?
Drop Tower was being readied this afternoon. Nice seeing the airplane photobomb the shot. Less than 2 months until opening day!
The tension wires supporting the fan turn on The Grizzly make for a scenic picture.
Great to see a Demon lead train receiving a fresh coat from the paint shop. Have you ever noticed the different colored paint schemes on the two trains?
It's cool seeing the underside of The Grizzly train being prepped for Opening Day on March 25. It's really cool seeing an original Whizzer coaster sign in the background. Do you remember the Whizzer coaster?
Do you know what this is? It's the drive assembly and gear box for Patriot. Great America's opening day is March 25.
Can't wait to see these loaded onto Patriot for the 2017 season.
Did you know there used to be an apartment inside Great America? Since the Marriott hotel wasn't complete yet, this location inside Orleans Place served as a residence when the Marriott family visited during construction.
A behind the scenes look at the lift hill for Woodstock Express on a cloudy January day.
Buy a Great America Gold Pass today and get unlimited visits for just 6 easy payments of $15.50. [ Link ] A Gold Pass includes Halloween Haunt, WinterFest, free parking, admission to Gilroy Gardens, Bring-A-Friend discounts and much more. It’s one of the Bay Area’s best family entertainment values.