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KNOTT'S SCARY FARM

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Dates, Nights, Hours

Knott's Scary Farm runs on select nights from September 21 through October 31. Knott's Scary Farm opens at 7 p.m. and closes at 1 a.m. or 2 a.m. depending on the night. Please visit the Calendars Page for complete details.

Parking Details

Car Parking: $20 (Available Online Or At Parking Booth)

Bus / RV / Limo Parking: $25 (Available Only At Parking Booth)

Preferred Parking: $30  (Available Only At Parking Booth)

Knott's Berry Farm Season Passholders that have added All-Season Parking to their Season Pass may park a regular automobile car at no additional charge. All-Season Parking is not valid for Bus / RV / Limo parking or Preferred Parking.

Is there an age requirement to attend Knott's Scary Farm? Does my baby in a stroller need a ticket?

There is no age minimum for the event. However, this event is recommended for mature audiences only and not recommended for children under 13. There are no refunds for this event. Please note, that all guests, regardless of age, need to have their own paid admission ticket. This also includes children in strollers and under the age of 3.

Are tickets refundable? Can they be used for another night?

No refunds are available for Knott's Scary Farm. Tickets are only valid for the date they are purchased on. If you purchased tickets for the incorrect date or the incorrect type of ticket, please repurchase the correct tickets and we will refund the original order. Once the new order has been placed, please email the confirmation number that needs to be refunded and the new confirmation number to info@knotts.com

Address and Driving Directions

Knott's Scary Farm is located at: 

8039 Beach Blvd.,
Buena Park, CA 90620, USA

Don't exit at Beach Blvd!
Save time by using Knott Ave. or Magnolia Ave.

Can I wear a costume or mask/make-up? Is there a dress code?

Costumes, masks and face painting are not allowed to ensure that there is no confusion between the Knott's Scary Farm monster actors and guests. Clothing generally considered offensive including profanity, suggestive pictures or pictures of illegal substances on clothing are prohibited. For guest safety, shirts, shorts/pants and shoes must be worn at all times, including entering and leaving the park.

Can I leave the event and come back later in the evening? Are reentries permitted?

Re-entries are not permitted. Once you leave the park, you will not be able to renter.

Strollers and Wheelchairs

Single strollers, double-seat strollers  and manual wheelchairs are available inside Ghost Town next to the Geode Shop. Rentals are on a first-come, first served basis for a minimal daily charge, plus deposit. Quantities are limited so rentals do sell out. For questions, please contact (714) 220-5495.Please Note: Electric wheelchairs are not available during Knott's Scary Farm. 

Is alcohol served at Knott's Scary Farm?

Yes, beer and wine are available at select locations inside the park for guests ages 21 and older with a valid Driver's License.

Which rides are open during Knott's Scary Farm?

All of the thrill rides in the park are open. For a complete list, please visit this page. Please note that although rare, some rides may occasionally close for mechanical reasons or inclement weather.

Can I bring food and drinks into the park?

Sorry, no outside food or beverages are allowed.

Will Knott's Scary Farm be canceled due to weather?

No, Knott's Scary Farm occurs rain or shine. Refunds are not offered.

Are Military Discounts Available?

Yes, discounted tickets are offered for Active, Retired and Veteran Military Personnel. To receive the discount, please visit this page and click on "1+" to see the Military Discount option.

Is admission to Knott's Scary Farm included with a Knott's Berry Farm Season Pass?

Admission to Knott's Scary Farm is not included with any Knott's Berry Farm Season Pass. Knott's Berry Farm Season Passholders receive online discounts on admission tickets and the Knott's Scary Farm Pass in the online store.

Does admission to Knott's Scary Farm include entry to shows, including Elvira's show?

Yes, admission into Knott's Scary Farm includes access to all of the mazes, thrill rides and shows. Seating available on a first-come basis and doors close at show time. Performance, program, and show times are subject to change without notice. Outdoor shows performed weather permitting.

Will Elvira be offering a meet and greet opportunity? 

Elvira will not be offering a meet and greet opportunity this year.