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Returning in 2023
The Knott's Boysenberry Festival is our annual food-inspired event that celebrates the park's historic roots by highlighting the little berry that started it all, the boysenberry. Indulge in a tantalizing lineup of dishes ranging from savory foods with a boysenberry twist to one-of-a-kind specialty desserts and drinks that you can only find at Knott's Berry Farm during this limited-time food festival.
In addition to the numerous food and drink offerings, the Knott's Boysenberry Festival offers a wide selection of local crafters, live music, musical stage shows, and fun activities for guests of all ages to enjoy. This year's event will introduce entirely new food offerings featuring a selection of more than two dozen food and drink items.
Boysenberry Festival Food and Beverage offerings will be available starting at 10 AM to 1 hour prior to park close.
Exclusive Boysenberry Festival Food Items
Indulge in a tantalizing lineup of dishes ranging from savory foods with a boysenberry twist to one-of-a-kind specialty desserts and drinks that you can only find at Knott’s Berry Farm during this time of year. This year’s food festival will introduce entirely new offerings featuring a selection of more than two dozen food and drink items.
Berry Fun Activities
Unique boysenberry-inspired artisan products will also be available at the Boysenberry Festival Craft Fair returning with 30 local craft vendors. Each crafter features its own boysenberry-themed items.
Old MacDonald’s Barn
Young ones and young at heart are invited to cozy up to the cutest critters on the farm, including horses, sheep, goats and other furry friends. Old MacDonald's Barn pays tribute to one of the farm's original attractions.
Knott's Totally Tubular '80s Dance Party
A classic returns! Travel back to the '80s as you dance the night away to the decade's best songs at Knott's Totally Tubular '80s Dance Party.
Tied Up in Knott’s
The Factory Store
Take a gander at some of the finest art around - all celebrating Knott's Berry Farm! The stunning original art was created by over 35 local Southern California artisans to celebrate Knott's Berry Farm's history. Select pieces and prints will be available for purchase.
History of the Boysenberry
Grab a slice of history in our museum History of the Boysenberry dedicated to the berry that started it all!
Mrs. Knott's Cookie Decorating
Family fun activities await as you put your culinary creativity to the test with cookie decorating. *Additional fees do apply.
Boysenberry Fun and Games
Calico Mine Stage
Get in on the fun family activities with some of the craziest and messiest games in Calico. Try your berry best in our Boysenberry Fun and Games, including the wildly entertaining Boysenberry Pie Eating Contest.
Craft Beer Tasting
Wilderness Dance Hall
The Knott's Boysenberry Festival's Craft Beer Tasting features beers infused with fruity sweet and tart berries and an original boysenberry seltzer. Don't miss out on this amazing collection of sprightly brewed fruit-flavored beers. Guests may sample a selection of beers with a Boysenberry Craft Beer Tasting Card, available for purchase at the Wilderness Dance Hall. The Boysenberry Craft Beer Tasting Card includes five tastings and a commemorative cup.
Snoopy's Boysenberry Jamboree!
Calico Mine Stage
Guests are invited to join Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts Gang in Snoopy's Boysenberry Jamboree! a musical stage show that will have families dancing and singing along at the Calico Mine Stage.
Bird Cage Theatre
Knott's pays tribute to its past at the legendary Bird Cage Theatre with a special presentation of the brand-new comedy melodrama, Riverboat Revenge. All aboard for this boysenberry bon voyage!
Pull up a chair as our blues trio, the Boysenberry Blues, conjures up some of the smoothest tunes performing at the Boardwalk BBQ patio.
You can also always grab a seat (and a plate!) at Fireman's BBQ, where various musical duos take the stage with a selection of bluegrass and country tunes, they will have your toes a-tappin' and your hands a-clappin'!
Fiesta Plaza Stage
Grab a seat for a South of the Border show filled with rich history and tradition with the Mariachi Angelitas.
The hottest radio station on the Boardwalk and the hippest DJs this side of Xcelerator spin groovy tunes and dispense the cheekiest chatter!