California's Great America in Santa Clara, CA
4701 Great America Pkwy • Santa Clara, CA 95054
Experience a full day of fun at California’s Great America. Home to Boomerang Bay waterpark, extreme thrill rides, and the Planet Snoopy kids area, there’s something for everyone at the theme park. For the ultimate thrill, go for a ride on the brand new single rail coaster, RailBlazer, or, choose from one or more of the other 63 rides. Don’t miss the arcade games, live entertainment, and special events all year long, too.
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Do you offer a non-rider admission ticket?
California's Great America does not offer a non-rider discount. Great America has a one-price admission as it is a multi-faceted park, not just a ride park. The park features live entertainment, PEANUTS characters, a variety of gift shops and dining facilities, plus a 13-acre waterpark and
At what age are children required to have an admission ticket?
Guests three years old and older require an admission ticket to California's Great America.
May I bring my own food and beverages into the park?
No outside food, beverages or coolers are allowed to be brought into California's Great America. However, guests with special dietary needs are permitted to bring outside food and drink.
What happens if it rains during my visit?
Some attractions may close in inclement weather until conditions permit safe operation. Please enjoy a live show, meal or shopping until such weather passes. California's Great America cannot issue rain checks or refunds for inclement weather.
How do I re-enter the park should I have to leave for some reason?
If you wish to leave the park and return on the same day, please have your hand stamped at the front gate. You will need your ticket when you re-enter in addition to your hand stamp. If you wish to leave the parking lot and re-enter, present your parking receipt to the attendant when you return. Re-entry is not permitted during Halloween Haunt.
Are wheelchairs available for rent?
A limited number of wheelchairs are available for rent on a first-come, first served basis at inside the park just inside the front gate.
Do you allow pets at Great America?
Only guide dogs and service animals are permitted in the park.
What is the policy on alcoholic beverages at Great America?
Guests must be at least 21 years of age to purchase, possess or consume alcoholic beverages at California’s Great America. Valid state-issued identification or valid driver's license is required for each person purchasing, possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted while in line for any ride. Alcohol service stops one hour prior to closing.
Is smoking permitted at the park?
For the convenience of all of our guests, smoking of any kind, including vapor and e-cigarettes, is allowed only in designated areas. Please refer to our park map for specific locations during your visit, or ask any park associate for locations of the designated smoking areas. Smoking is not permitted in any theater, ride or waiting area.
Are there places in the park to store my belongings?
Lockers are available for rent in different areas of the main park and in Boomerang Bay.
What does my admission ticket include?
Your admission ticket to California's Great America includes all rides, live shows, and attractions in operation on the day of your visit. Your ticket also includes admission to Boomerang Bay Waterpark. Your admission ticket does not include pay-per-play games or attractions, or special events, including but not limited to Halloween Haunt and concerts.
How much is parking?
Parking is $22 per vehicle for regular parking ($20 pre-purchased online) and $30 for preferred parking ($25 pre-purchased online). RV parking is $27 per vehicle. A limited number of handicap parking spaces are available near the front gate on a first-come, first served basis. School and tour buses park for free. A drop-off area is located just past the entrance on Great America Parkway.
What security procedures are implemented at Great America?
The safety of our guests and associates is our number one priority, and we have implemented several enhanced security procedures at the front gate. As part of the process: