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.
USA Today's 10 Best just named Mass Effect: New Earth the 6th best new amusement park attraction in 2016. If you missed out last year, make your plans to experience it in 2017. [ Link ]
Work continues on Patriot for the coming season. New station, new trains, new color, new experience. See you March 25 for Opening Day.
From the opening of Mass Effect: New Earth, through a fabulous summer, a scary Halloween Haunt and then the introduction of WinterFest, thanks for a great 2016.

We look forward to seeing you for the 2017 launch of our reinvented Patriot floorless coaster and Opening Day on March 25.
2016 & 2017 Gold Passholders can visit Gilroy Gardens day or night from New Year’s Eve through Jan 8.
One more look from above at the lights of WinterFest. Tonight from 5-10pm is the last chance to visit.
FINAL DAY of #GAWinterFest! Park is open from 5-10pm.
Friday night is the last night to experience the wonders of WinterFest. More than 7 million lights, incredible live shows, fun holiday characters, snow falling, reindeer and more.
2 more tree lighting ceremonies left! Final day of #gawinterfest is tomorrow.
Time is running out to enjoy Jack Frost’s snowfall at #GAWinterFest, open through December 30th. [ Link ]
Sing-a-long with the Jingle Jazz in the Hometown Gazebo at #GAWinterFest.
Ice skate in front of the most picturesque venues around at #GAWinterFest. LAST DAY is Dec 30. ⛸❄
Secure your spot on the nice list when you help Mrs. Claus decorate cookies at #GAWinterFest, select nights through December 30th. [ Link ]