It's that time of year...The time when normally we would be getting all excited about the warmer weather and spending time outdoors with our friends and family and going to California's Great America!
But, with the coronavirus pandemic, sadly Great America is one of the many businesses in the Bay Area that were deemed non-essential.
So how can you still enjoy the magic and the fun of the park while sheltering-in-place?
The brilliant minds at Great America have come up with some really fun virtual things that you and your kids can do (and there are no height requirements)! Just go to their website by clicking here to do the following:
- Take a Virtual Ride on a Coaster with a front-seat view!
- Dream up your own amusement park!
- Draw your own amusement park map!
- Create your own wild ride!
- Do some coloring!
- Share on social media and tag @cagreatamerica
Click here for digital jigsaw puzzles to play at home (and online):
Also, if you are a season pass holder at California's Great America, read this message from the VP and General Manager of the park, Manny Gonzalez:
As we face these unprecedented circumstances, we continue to monitor and follow local and national health directives while preparing to open our park as soon as it is safe to do so.
I want to share information on how we will manage 2020 Season Passholder benefits:
·2020 Season Passes and purchased 2020 Season Pass Add-On Products (if applicable) will be valid for the remainder of 2020 when our park is able to reopen.
·Additionally, we will extend the validity dates for current 2020 Season Passes* (as well as purchased 2020 Season Pass Add-On Products) through the 2021 Season according to pass type.
·For 2020 Season Passholders participating in our Easy Pay Program, monthly billing has been suspended as of April 8, 2020, and will remain suspended while the park is closed. When the park reopens, billing will resume. Passholders will need to be current on payments to receive both 2020 and 2021 Season Pass admission and associated benefits.
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked to Jason Soyster with the park. Listen below....
Just to give you an idea of how fun the virtual rollercoaster rides are, check out RailBlazer below...