New season of thrills and family fun begins Saturday, March 12
SANTA CLARA, CA (March 7, 2022) – California’s Great America, the region’s premier amusement park, opens its gates on Saturday, March 12, kicking off four seasons of fun that will include an expanded lineup of events and live shows, new attractions, and the return of favorite thrilling rides, kid-sized fun, and waterpark adventures.
Among the new events planned for 2022 is the colorful and immersive New Orleans festival Carnivale at Orleans Place” debuting this summer, and the Halloween extravaganza “Tricks and Treats” taking over the park in the fall.
In May, California’s Great America will debut the new Liberty Twirler, just one of several upgrades to the All-American Corners section of the park. On Liberty Twirler, guests will take a spin on this dizzying scrambler ride that offers fun for all ages. The park is also excited about the first full season of operations for South Bay Shores. The waterpark was completely transformed in 2021 with new water attractions, new and upgraded food locations, premium cabanas and shaded lounge areas – all themed to reflect the excitement of the South Bay region.
“At California’s Great America, we strive to provide season-long entertainment for our guests through a variety of experiences,” said Barb Granter, general manager. “Between our exciting lineup of both new and expanding events, the addition of Liberty Twirler and other upgrades in All-American Corners, and everything our guests love about South Bay Shores waterpark, there’s something for everyone, every day of the season.”
The full event lineup includes:
For unlimited access to the park, South Bay Shores, live shows and events, Gold Passes are now available online for only $89 plus applicable fees. Passholders this year will also receive exclusive access to Season Passholder Preview night on Friday, March 11. For more ticket information or to see the full event and entertainment schedule, visit cagreatamerica.com
About California’s Great America
California’s Great America is a 100-acre theme and waterpark located in Santa Clara, California. As Northern California’s premier amusement park, featuring thrill rides, live entertainment, and South Bay Shores waterpark, California’s Great America is the top destination for thrill-seekers and families alike.
About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
California’s Great America is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. For more information, see www.cedarfair.com.