Haunts and frights return for 2021

Haunts and frights return for 2021

Halloween is back. Perhaps not as large as it once was, but after the annual spookfests took an unplanned hiatus last year, we’re not complaining. Here’s what our Northern California parks have planned this year. California’s Great America Halloween Haunt is back after last year’s pandemic-related cancellation, running select nights from Sept. 24 through Oct. […]

Surf’s Up Undertow! – April 5, 2014

Surf’s Up Undertow! – April 5, 2014

Greetings, ACE members! On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, our annual ACE Day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk will take place. Entitled Surf’s Up, Undertow!, the event includes: ONE-HOUR ERT session on Undertow, Mini Golf and VAULT: Laser Maze tournaments with prizes, Boxed lunch in the Coconut Grove, QA session with a special Boardwalk employee – TBA, […]

UNDERTOW On-ride POV is now posted!

UNDERTOW On-ride POV is now posted!

We just filmed the first-ever mounted POV on the new Undertow at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on 1/18/2014. Check out video of the awesome ride below. An official grand opening of the coaster is expected in the spring of 2014. Built by Maurer Söhne to replace the aging HURRICANE that operated from 1992-2012. Prior […]

UNDERTOW Construction Update #6 – Reaching for the Sky

UNDERTOW Construction Update #6 – Reaching for the Sky

Update #6 & 7 – “Reaching for the Sky” Greetings, ACE NorCal members! Construction of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s new-for-2013 Undertow is coming along! Supports and track have gone vertical the ride is still on target for a summer 2013 opening. We’ll be sure to let you know when the opening date is announced. Last week, […]