California's Great America should be top of your list of top things to do in San Francisco. It offers entertainment for all the family.

Visit California's Great America with your Go San Francisco pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate - simply scan your digital pass
  • Includes access to high-energy thrill rides
  • Get Boomerang Bay Water Park admission
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Las Vegas, so don't forget to check them out

Located in Santa Clara, this theme park is bursting will roller coasters, water slides and kid-friendly attractions. You’ll get a rush of adrenaline on the dozens of thrill rides, splash about and ride the waves at the Boomerang Bay water park, make a stop at Planet Snoopy, and experience the new 4D attraction Mass Effect New Earth at the Action Theater.

The theme park also offers ongoing and changing live stage productions, as well as special events. When you’ve had your fill of fun, check out the dining options, from traditional amusement park fare, sports bars, cafes, and healthy options, there’s something for everyone.

Hours of Operation

March - December
Hours vary by season. Please check online for daily hours

Closings & Holidays

December - February

Know before you go

Head to Guest Services located near the far right front gate entrance and present your pass for admission. Your ID will be required when using your pass at California’s Great America; the last name of pass purchaser must match the name on the ID.

Tips for visiting California's Great America San Francisco

  • Allow plenty of time to visit California's Great America - we recommend 8 hours
  • Looking for restaurants and cafes nearby California's Great America? There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat on the grounds. 
  • Wheelchairs are available for rent 
  • There is parking available near California's Great America entrance

Getting there

California's Great America

US, CA, Santa Clara, 95054, 4701 Great America Parkway


4701 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States