Barbara-Lea Granter Named Vice President and General Manager at California’s Great America

Barbara-Lea Granter Named Vice President and General Manager at California’s Great America

SANTA CLARA, California (May 14, 2021) – California’s Great America, Northern California’s premier entertainment destination, today announced that Barbara-Lea Granter has been named vice president and general manager of the park. She succeeds Manny Gonzalez, who recently was promoted to vice president and general manager at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina. Both California’s Great America […]

Gilroy Gardens details possible expansion

Gilroy Gardens details possible expansion

Gilroy Gardens is known for its family-friendly coasters and attractions. But it could soon be a hotspot for extreme thrill-seekers. In 2016, Gilroy Gardens embarked on a 10-year master plan, which, among other things, aims to grow annual attendance from 450,000 to 500,000 by 2022 and attract a larger percentage of children in the 11-to […]

Great America announces massive water park expansion

Great America announces massive water park expansion

California’s Great America’s water park is getting its largest investment in its history, 13 years after the last new attraction opened. The park announced Boomerang Bay will be transformed into South Bay Shores for the 2020 season. The expanded water park, increasing its acreage from 10.5 to 15 acres, will feature seven new water attractions, […]