This nightly party fills Knott’s midway from Calico Square to Charleston Circle with live bands and DJs. The summer event returns as the sun goes down, with a nightly party that will liven up the night. Knott's Summer Nights offers exciting ways to enjoy the nighttime festivities that fill Knott’s midway from Calico Square to Charleston Circle with live bands and DJs.
Summer Nights food locations and entertainment are available beginning as early as 5:00 p.m. until park closing.
Our live entertainment will feature a variety of bands that rotate during the summer event nightly. Rock out to a top 40's band at the Calico Mine Stage and bop to beats of the Boardwalk DJ around Charleston Circle Fountain.
Food Tasting Card
The Knott's Summer Nights Tasting card provides samplings of delicious one-of-a-kind summertime items at select locations throughout the midway.
Select Summer Nights Food Items
Assorted Drinks including Lemonade & Auga Fresca
Butter & Onion Burger
Breaded Chicken & Ranch Sandwich
Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa
Chili Cheese Jumbo Hot Dog
BLT Pasta Salad
Jerk Shrimp & Pineapple Lettuce Wraps
Loaded Baked Potato Bowl
Peach Pound Cake Loaf