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Boardwalk Rides - Open Weekends in May

Welcome back! Select Boardwalk rides are now open! 


General Information

  • Reservations now open through the end of June. The window to make reservations beyond that date will open soon.
  • A minimum of 10 rides will be open on weekdays, 20 rides on weekends and holidays, weather permitting.
  • Reservations are highly recommended. Walk-up purchases available only as capacity allows.
  • By purchasing your wristband online, you are reserving your entry to the park and ability to ride. Upon arrival, please proceed to the nearest Ticket Booth to redeem your order and receive your wristband. 
  • Season Passes must be activated onsite to make a ride reservation. If planning to purchase a new Season Pass, we highly recommend reserving a wristband online for the day of your visit, and upgrading to a Season Pass when you arrive. 
  • Park is capacity controlled and gates are subject to closure. If park is at capacity, guests with ride reservations will be given priority entry.
  • Face masks are required. Per CA State guidelines, the Boardwalk is considered a crowded outdoor venue, and fully vaccinated guests are required to wear a face mask.
  • Rides will close periodically for cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Health and safety guidelines
  • View Height Requirements

*State of California guidelines for reopening amusement parks limit ticket sales to residents of California only at this time. A zipcode verification will be used during the purchase process.

Ride Reservations

  • See calendar for ride hours. 
  • Online reservations are available until 2 hours before ride closing, as capacity allows.
  • To make a reservation, you must purchase a ride wristband using the Reservation link below. If you have a Season Pass, please make a complimentary reservation using the Season Pass link below. 
  • Season Passes must be activated onsite to make a ride reservation. If planning to purchase a new Season Pass, we highly recommend reserving a wristband online for the day of your visit, and upgrading to a Season Pass when you arrive. 
  • If park gates are closed due to capacity, guests with reservations should redeem their ride wristbands at the Main Ticket Booth and show the wristband at the gate for entry.


Season Pass Member Reservations Details

  • Season Pass Members may reserve one FREE Ride Wristband each operating day. 
  • Season Passes must be activated onsite to make a ride reservation. If planning to purchase a new Season Pass, we highly recommend reserving a wristband online for the day of your visit, and upgrading to a Season Pass when you arrive. 
  • You must log in to your Season Pass account to make an online reservation. If you haven’t already created a login, you will be prompted to do so prior to making a reservation. This login will link to your Season Pass by the email address associated with your Season Pass.

Please call (831) 423-5590 for assistance if:

  1. You purchased a Season Pass but never provided an email address or don't remember which email address was provided
  2. You purchased a Season Pass but never came to the park to finalize the order 
  3. You created a login which you need linked to your child’s Season Pass that doesn’t have an email associated
  • If you are making a reservation for multiple Season Pass Members on your account for the same date, this will need to be done in separate transactions.

What should I expect upon arrival?

  1. You may pick up your ride wristband at the Ticket Booths located at the Main Entrance or near the Logger's Revenge.
  2. Park is capacity controlled and gates are subject to closure. If park gates are closed due to capacity, guests with reservations should redeem their ride wristbands at the Main Ticket Booth and show the wristband at the gate for entry. By purchasing your wristband online, you are reserving your entry to the park and ability to ride. 
  3. Enjoy your visit!

What rides are open? 

 

  • Approximately 8-12 Rides will be open. 
  • Rides that may be open include Pirate Ship, Sky Glider, Shockwave, Undertow, Giant Dipper, Rock 'N Roll, Sea Swings, Wave Rider, Tsunami, Twirlin' Teacups, Cyclone, Ghost Blasters, Space Race, Cave Train, Fireball, Sea Serpent, and 3-4 kiddie rides.
  • Rides will close periodically for cleaning and sanitizing.

What if I'd like to use a MyBoardwalk Card for rides?

MyBoardwalk Cards will be accepted at rides as capacity allows. Due to statewide restrictions, guests must register their MyBoardwalk Cards at any Ticket Booth by providing basic contact information. Once the card is registered, it will not need to be registered again on a future visit. 

What if I have a voucher for a Rides Wristband?

 

As park capacity allows, guests with 2020 and 2021 Ride Wristband vouchers will be accommodated at the Season Pass Office or Ticket Booths. We recommend you arrive early to help ensure entry.

What if my child has a ride reservation and I do not?

You are welcome to attend the park as capacity allows. Should park capacity be reached, only guests with a Ride Wristband and their group/party will be admitted. Please note that some rides require a child to ride with a paid chaperone if they are under a certain height. View height requirements here to plan your wristband purchases. 

What if it rains?

Rides may close due to inclement weather. Please call (831) 423-5590 to confirm ride opening in the event of rain. If the rides do not open, refunds will be issued.

What if I don’t want to ride?

You are welcome to attend the park as capacity allows. Should park capacity be reached, priority will be given to those with ride reservations.

Does everyone in my party need to have a wristband?

 

No, only those who want to ride need a wristband. The Boardwalk is still admission-free. When the park does reach capacity, please proceed to the gate and show the wristband of the guest who is riding and everyone in your party will be given priority entry.

What if I am not from California and want to visit the park?

Shopping, food, bowlingmini-golf, arcades and outdoor games are open without residency restrictions.  

Does my 2-year-old need a wristband to ride?

Ride Wristbands allow you access on all of the rides for the day. A MyBoardwalk Card can be used for individual rides (each ride is 4-7 points). You can choose the best option for your small child, however guests with ride wristbands (and their parties) will be given priority entry into the park should it reach capacity so we highly recommend you make a ride reservation for at least one person in your party.

What is your face mask policy?

All guests age 2 and above must wear a face mask except when they are actively eating or drinking. Guests with a medical exemption need to have documentation from a physician and should report to the Season Pass Office or Guest Services to ask for the Manager-On-Duty upon arrival.



If you feel sick, have any COVID-19-like symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, night sweats, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tiredness, muscle or body aches, headaches, confusion, or loss of sense of taste/smell), please stay home and do not attend any gatherings.

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Information subject to change.

Due to weather and maintenance, some rides may not be available.

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