SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pumpkin Fest at California's Great America opens this weekend and runs Saturdays and Sundays, October 1-30 (closed October 2 and 23). The Great Pumpkin Fest is fun for the entire family and has become a Bay Area tradition for the extended Halloween season.
From Noon-4pm during The Great Pumpkin Fest, guests 12-and-younger can race through a hay maze, decorate mini pumpkins, color PEANUTS™ pictures, dance in a foam pit and see a 1,000 lb. pumpkin. They will also enjoy wearing their costumes and Trick-or-Treating with the PEANUTS™ gang.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the animated classic, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," Great America will present book readings and movie showings during the day.
2017 Season Passes are now on sale for the lowest price of the season at www.cagreatamerica.com and include the rest of 2016 and all of 2017.
California's Great America is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to California's Great America, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, two water parks, one indoor water park, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.
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SOURCE Cedar Fair Entertainment Company