On Monday, California’s Great America finally announced its re-opening that will take place on Saturday, May 22 — and the park is already planning the return of some fan-favorite events! The Taste of Orleans festival at California’s Great America returns for its fifth year this summer! Featuring authentic Orleans food, live music, and decor right […]
California theme parks and sports stadiums will be permitted to welcome back visitors far sooner than expected under new guidance. Today, Governor Newsom has set forth a guideline for the reopening of California amusement parks according to his administration’s “Blueprint Refresh”. The move would allow parks such as Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure, Knott’s Berry Farm, […]
In newsletters sent out to Cedar Fair season passholders, many of their parks announced the tentative dates for the start of the 2021 season. The tentative opening dates are as follows: Kings Island: passholders – May 8/9 Canada’s Wonderland: May 14 Cedar Point: May 14 California’s Great America: May 22 Carowinds: May 22 Dorney Park: […]
Over the course of the past year, We have presented a variety of concepts that were proposed for parks. Unfortunately, nearly all of these concepts were never built. This story is different, as the ride was built and you can ride it today. Since the acquisition of California’s Great America by Cedar Fair in late […]
Northern California’s premiere amusement park is getting bigger and better in summer 2020, when California’s Great America debuts the new South Bay Shores waterpark. Guests will be immersed in a completely transformed waterpark experience featuring seven new water attractions including four drop slides, two tube slides, and a new lagoon area. Guests will also enjoy […]
In the winter months, known as the “off season” for many amusement parks, we often see parks release advertisements and photos, to promote their respected upcoming season. Today, California’s Great America has given fans a great clue as to what’s coming in California! The County Fair midway is one of the most interesting sections at […]
It’s been less than a month into 2019, and we already have clues to what could be installed at parks in 2020. According to documents filed to the Santa Clara permit office, California’s Great America filed documents to “Construct a (n) one story building with basement for drop slides equipment & mechanical equipment building to […]
For months, coaster enthusiasts have been waiting their first sight of California’s first monorail coaster in action. California’s Great America fulfilled those wishes with a recent update to the park’s social media channels. After completion of the rock-work themeing, the park was finally able to begin testing their new prototype coaster. This video shows the […]
When RailBlazer opens for the 2018 season at California’s Great America, it will be the first roller coaster of its kind on the West Coast featuring a single rail track throughout. The design requires riders to straddle the rail, creating an extremely low center of gravity that amplifies every move and enables more dynamic turns and […]
When Railblazer was announced, enthusiasts speculated this was the start of a massive expansion to California’s Great America. Recent documents filed with the Federal Aviation Administration indicates that California’s Great America will receive a 236 foot attraction for the 2020 season. The park is required to submit documentation to the FAA for large vertical construction due to […]
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