News from california's great america A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 27, 2014, 18:16 ET

New Great America Pavilion To Host Red Zone Rally For 49ers Games

California's Great America, the official amusement park of the San Francisco 49ers, is pleased to announce the opening of Great America Pavilion,...

May 21, 2014, 21:00 ET

Great America Honors Military Heroes Memorial Day Weekend

 California's Great America will honor America's current and past service men and women Memorial Day Weekend. The park will open Memorial Day...

May 11, 2014, 11:56 ET

Great America Hosts 25th Annual Courageous Kids Day

On Mother's Day, May 11, 2014, California's Great America amusement park will celebrate the 25th annual Courageous Kids Day and host 600 young...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:49 ET

Great America Celebrates 15th Annual Pride Night May 23

California's Great America will celebrate the 15th anniversary of Pride Night on Friday, May 23, kicking off Pride Month for the Bay Area. Debuting...

Mar 11, 2014, 18:43 ET

Great America's Opening Weekend Set For March 29-30

 California's Great America's 38th season kicks off Saturday, March 29 with Opening Weekend festivities continuing from Opening Day Saturday...

Oct 23, 2013, 18:07 ET

Great America's Halloween Haunt Enters Final Weekend

 Halloween Haunt at California's Great America heads into its final weekend delivering record attendance for the Bay Area's premier Halloween...

Sep 13, 2013, 14:59 ET

Great America's Halloween Haunt Opens September 27

Halloween Haunt at California's Great America will begin frightening and scaring guests Sept. 27 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and keep the...

Jun 03, 2013, 14:56 ET
Gold Striker, the fastest and tallest wooden coaster in Northern California, is now open daily at California's Great America. Gold Striker contains the longest initial decent tunnel on any wooden coaster and has opened to raved reviews.  (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

Great America's Gold Striker Coaster Opens To Rave Reviews

California's Great America has opened Gold Striker, the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Northern California and the early reviews...

Mar 26, 2013, 13:31 ET

Great America's Opening Weekend Set For March 29-31

California's Great America's 2013 season kicks off with Opening Day on Friday, March 29, and Opening Weekend festivities continuing through...

Mar 06, 2013, 13:00 ET
A bird's-eye view of the new Gold Striker roller coaster at California's Great America set to open Spring 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

Great America & 49ers Foundation Team Up On First Rider Program

California's Great America and the San Francisco 49ers Foundation have joined together to raise money for the San Francisco 49ers Foundation with...

Feb 20, 2013, 11:50 ET

Gold Striker Coaster Now Includes Record Tunnel

 The newest roller coaster at California's Great America, Gold Striker, will now include the world's longest covered initial descent tunnel...

Jan 30, 2013, 20:09 ET
The newest coaster at California's Great America, Gold Striker, reached its highest construction point on Wednesday. Gold Striker will be Northern California's tallest and fastest wooden coaster.  (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

California's Great America's New Gold Striker Coaster Hits High Point

Wednesday marked a construction milestone at California's Great America as Gold Striker – soon to be Northern California's tallest and...

Jan 22, 2013, 11:00 ET

California's Great America Now Hiring For 2013 Season

 California's Great America, Santa Clara's 5th largest employer, is now accepting applications to fill approximately 2,500 positions for the...

Aug 29, 2012, 14:22 ET
A bird's-eye view of the new Gold Striker roller coaster at California's Great America set to open Spring 2013.

Tallest And Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster In Northern California To Open At California's Great America In 2013

California's Great America will open the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Northern California in the spring of 2013. To view the...

Sep 27, 2011, 14:17 ET
Snoopy's Costume Party @ Planet Spooky. (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

California's Great America Invites Kids to Join the Biggest Costume Party Ever!

Pirate, witch, cowboy, angel?  It's that time of year to decide who you want to be as California's Great America invites you to come to...

Oct 05, 2010, 17:58 ET
Snoopy's Costume Party @ Planet Spooky. (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

California's Great America Invites Kids to Join the Biggest Costume Party Ever!

Pirate, witch, cowboy, angel?  It's that time of year to decide who you want to be as California's Great America invites you to come to...

Sep 27, 2010, 06:00 ET
California's Great America Haunt logo. (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

California's Great America Halloween Haunt: We've Opened the Gates

Halloween Haunt 2010 will desecrate California's Great America with more blood, terror and gore than ever before!  The blood curdling horror...

Jul 20, 2010, 20:12 ET
California's Great America Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

'Rock Band Live!' Debuts July 23rd at California's Great America

The game is now a great live show. And you can be the star! ( http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071025/AQTH164LOGO) Visit...

Jun 28, 2010, 16:42 ET
California's Great America Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)

California's Great America to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel July 4th Holiday

California's Great America prides itself on providing world-class thrills, fun and family entertainment for guests of all ages. Great America...

May 24, 2010, 09:00 ET
A F CALIFORNIA'S GREAT AMERICA LOGO CALIFORNIA'S GREAT AMERICA LOGO

California's Great America Logo. (PRNewsFoto/California's Great America)[RD]
 SANTA CLARA, CA UNITED STATES
 10/25/2007

California's Great America to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel Memorial Day and July 4th Holidays

California's Great America prides itself on providing world-class thrills, fun and family entertainment for guests of all ages. Great America...

Organizations in the News

The organizations with the most activity in PR Newswire's News Room

ReportBuyer
Research and Markets
Investor-Edge