Knott’s Berry Farm’s 2023 year is jam-packed with a full lineup of Seasons of Fun events, plus all-new fun with the fully reimagined Fiesta Village. With a 2023 Season Pass, guests can enjoy unlimited visits to all the seasonal celebrations to come in the new year, and even sneak in a few trips to Merry Farm before the end of this month.
Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration
Daily beginning January 28-February 26
Knott’s kicks off Seasons of Fun with the return of Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration, which is dedicated to the world Charles M. Schultz created. Guests can enjoy heart-felt interactions with their favorite PEANUTS characters, playful photo ops throughout the park, delicious PEANUTS-inspired food, treats and drinks, as well as lively shows and musicals perfect for any kid or kid at heart.
Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
March 10-April 16
Every food lover's favorite festival is back in 2023 to celebrate the little berry that started it all. This food-focused event features an extensive lineup of boysenberry creations ranging from savory to sweet, including many specialty berry drinks. In addition to all the delicious food offerings, guests can experience a wide selection of entertainment, live music and fun activities for the whole family.
Summer at Knott’s
May 19-September 4
Summertime at Knott's means fun all day and night. During the day, guests are invited take part in an immersive western adventure with Ghost Town Alive! When the sun goes down, Knott's Summer Nights begins with a variety of live music, classic summer eats and games for the whole family to enjoy.
And in the Summer, the major changes to Fiesta Village will be unveiled to reveal a completely revitalized area! This transformation includes enhanced theming, a historic coaster reimagined as MonteZOOMa: The Forbidden Fortress, and brand-new food locations, all celebrating Southern California's Hispanic influences.
Summer also means fun in the sun for Gold Season Passholders at Knott's Soak City Waterpark, open on select dates from May 13-September 10. The 15-acre water park has something for each member of the family, an interactive kids’ area, and for those more adventurous, The Wedge, a rip-roaring raft ride.
Knott’s Scary Farm
Select nights starting September 14-October 31
Knott's Scary Farm is Southern California's longest running and most haunting Halloween theme park event. With 50 years of never-ending nightmares, unimaginable scares and innovative thrills, Knott's Scary Farm has left no tomb unearthed, no crypt unrattled and no fear untouched. This year's lineup is a culmination of decades of terror that no one will want to miss.
Knott’s Scary Farm is a specially ticketed event not included with the purchase of a Season Pass. Due to the explicit and frightening nature of the event, it is not recommended for children under 13.
Knott’s Spooky Farm
Daytime Thursdays through Sundays, September 28-October 29, plus Halloween
Fall also brings the family-friendly celebration of Knott’s Spooky Farm. Little ghouls can trick-or-treat around the town of Calico, show off at the Costume Cavalcade or enjoy all the spookily delightful entertainment across the park.
Knott’s Merry Farm
November 17-January 7, 2024
The park completely transforms with whimsical décor and countless twinkling lights throughout every corner every holiday season at Knott's Merry Farm. This winter wonderland has entertainment for guests of all ages to enjoy, with each stage filled with joyful shows, beautiful holiday décor and delicious seasonal treats designed to put everyone in the holiday spirit!
A Season Pass is the best way to experience all the upcoming Seasons of Fun. A 2023 Season Pass includes unlimited visits throughout the year, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to a whole year filled with seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes admission to Knott's Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes admission to both Knott's Berry Farm and Knott's Soak City Waterpark. Regular Season passes are as low as 10 payments of $10 after initial payment and Gold Season Passes are as low as $14 after initial payment. These offers end January 8, 2023. Pricing and more information available at knotts.com. All event dates and offerings are subject to change without notice.
About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:
What began as a roadside berry stand and chicken dinner restaurant in the 1920s has evolved into Knott’s Berry Farm, one of Southern California’s most popular theme park destinations combining world-class thrill rides with traditional family favorite attractions and entertainment. Knott’s is also home to Knott’s Soak City Water Park, Knott’s Marketplace, and the full-service Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world and a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 13 properties, consisting of 11 amusement parks, four separately gated outdoor water parks, and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas and Toronto, Ontario.