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 […]

Thrilling New Hybrid Coaster, The Joker, Coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2016! (9/3/2015)

Thrilling New Hybrid Coaster, The Joker, Coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2016! (9/3/2015)

Thrilling New Hybrid Coaster, The Joker, Coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2016 In Spring 2016, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will open the most-anticipated new roller coaster in northern California in over 10 years, The Joker. This state-of-the-art extreme coaster will be the “must ride” coaster of the season, adding to the park’s status […]

ROAR at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom CLOSING on August 16th! (7/16/2015)

ROAR at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom CLOSING on August 16th! (7/16/2015)

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Prepares to Silence the ROAR Popular Wooden Roller Coaster Closing for Good VALLEJO, Calif. – July 16, 2015 – Six Flags Discovery Kingdom today announced that its iconic wooden roller coaster, Roar, is set to close on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Guests and fans can ride Roar one last time from […]