Great America master plan project up for city review

Great America master plan project up for city review

California’s Great America is moving forward with a major project that would add a number of 200-foot-tall rides, an expanded waterpark and a retail destination at the park’s front entrance. The “Great America Theme Park Master Plan Project,” a 200-page report, is available on the City of Santa Clara’s website. A 45-day public comment period […]

WinterFest lights up the night at Great America

WinterFest lights up the night at Great America

California’s Great America launched its new WinterFest event on Nov. 25, a dazzling display of more than 7 million LED lights that shine a new perspective on the park. WinterFest marks uncharted territory for Great America, which had always closed for the season after Halloween Haunt ended in late October. Judging by opening night, WinterFest […]

Great America outlines new attractions during our 2016 pre-season tour

Great America outlines new attractions during our 2016 pre-season tour

Greetings, coaster enthusiasts! First off, I’d like to introduce you all to one of ACE NorCal’s newest members, Erik Chalhoub! Not only is he a huge coaster enthusiast, Erik also has a knack for writing, and we are happy to have him write this review of our CGA Pre-Season Tour that we held on February […]

SIGN UP TODAY for ACE Night at the CGA Haunt IV! (10/6/2015)

SIGN UP TODAY for ACE Night at the CGA Haunt IV! (10/6/2015)

Greetings, NorCal ACE members! Registration is NOW OPEN for ACE Night at the Haunt IV at California’s Great America on Saturday, October 17! The schedule is as follows: 4:30 P.M. – event check-in at park entrance – 5:00 P.M. – Group photo at park entrance by the fountain 5:00 P.M. – Backstage tour of Dia […]

2014 ACE Day Night at the Haunt III – FLIER AVAILABLE (9/30/2014)

2014 ACE Day Night at the Haunt III – FLIER AVAILABLE (9/30/2014)

Greetings, coaster and Halloween Haunt enthusiasts! The flier for the October 11th event, ACE Night at the Haunt III at California’s Great America, is now available and registration is open!  The flier is available at the link below and the schedule can also be seen below: FLIER: http://www.acenorcal.org/aceday_cga_haunt2014.PDF (subject to change) Registration and payments are due by Monday, October […]

Striking Gold: Off-Season Fun at California’s Great America

Striking Gold: Off-Season Fun at California’s Great America

Greetings, ACE NorCal! We have just released THREE new videos on our YouTube channel! All three are located below and feature footage of Gold Striker ! California’s Great America graciously hosted us on Saturday March 2, 2013 for a tour of the Gold Striker construction zone as well as the entire park! A video showcasing […]

GOLD STRIKER To Feature Record 174-foot Initial Descent Tunnel

GOLD STRIKER COASTER NOW INCLUDES RECORD TUNNEL Gold Striker’s 174-Foot Tunnel Is The Longest Initial Descent Tunnel On A Wooden Coaster SANTA CLARA, CA – The newest roller coaster at California’s Great America, Gold Striker, will now include the world’s longest covered initial descent tunnel on a wooden coaster. Adding intrigue to the record setting […]

California’s Great America, April 2011 update

California’s Great America is open Wednesday through Sunday for the remainder of April. For the operating calendar, see: http://www.cagreatamerica.com/visit/visit_calendar.cfm Want to work in the rides department at California’s Great America? The park is having a job fair on Sunday, April 24th. See: http://cagreatamerica.com/events/events.cfm. California’s Great America web site: http://www.cagreatamerica.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cagreatamerica — photo: Steven Wilson

California’s Great America, March 2011 update

California’s Great America opens for its 35th anniversary season on 27 March 2011. The park is open only on the 27th in March. In April the park will be open on weekends and for spring break. For the operating calendar, see: http://www.cagreatamerica.com/visit/visit_calendar.cfm The park has a new lineup of shows for 2011.  For more information, […]