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California's Great America

California's Great America
Tripadvisor (617) · Amusement Park
California's Great America, often shortened to Great America, is a 112-acre amusement park located in Santa Clara, California. Owned and … See more


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Oct 13, 2022
We only had a few hours because we went on a Sunday and they opened at 12:00. We wanted to rest before Elton John concert. Anyway, we planned to only go on the thrilling rides. The park is a little d… Full review by kremata
Oct 2, 2022
We just attended the Tricks and Treats Halloween shows and events and really liked it. It's all family-friendly, not scary, lots of families with small children. Older children there too but not lik… Full review by claire50
Sep 6, 2022
We visited on Labor Day and the park was severely understaffed. Nearly half the rides were closed and wait times for food were far too long if the food location was staffed at all. They shouldn't h… Full review by Derek S


Thrilling Rides, Water Park Fun and Live Entertainment
It's no Disneyland, but this theme park in the Santa Clara neighborhood will surely satisfy your family's craving for thrilling rides, water park fun and live entertainment. While the high-flying coasters like Flight Deck steal most of the attention, the theme park offers a wide variety of carnivalesque booths along with a few entertaining performances. You'll find many of the families with younger children enjoying the smaller thrills of Planet Snoopy. And to make this into a great summer attraction, Great America also offers the Boomerang Bay Water Park and its fun slides, cabana and wave pool.Most visitors recommend planning a trip to California's Great America if you've got kids in tow, praising the manageable size and fun water park. However, more than a few reviewers complained of the overpriced, tasteless food offered on-site and suggested skipping meals inside the park in favor of the neighborhood's more affordable options.California's Great America maintains a seasonal schedule, so check the park's online calendar before planning a visit. From the end of March through September, the park opens at 10 a.m. and closes between 5:30 and 10 p.m. depending on the day and month. The Boomerang Bay Water Park operates on separate hours and days. And there are also special hours for its Halloween-themed day in October. Single-day tickets cost $38.99 per person if purchased online. If you buy your ticket at the gate, expect to pay $67 per person. You'll also save a few bucks on parking if you pre-purchase your pass online. For more information, check out the park's website.


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