Knott's Berry Farm Seasonal Events in Southern California

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Knott's Berry Farm Seasons of Fun

No matter the time of year, there are always unique and exciting things to do in Orange County at Knott's Berry Farm with our many Seasons of Fun events. From the Knott's Boysenberry Food Festival in the Spring to Knott's Merry Farm in the Holiday season, Knott's is your destination for family fun all year long.

All seasons of fun lineups are subject to change without notice.

PEANUTS Celebration

Returning in 2023

Knott’s Berry Farm kicks off its annual Seasons of Fun with the return of the Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration, a special multi-weekend event uniquely dedicated to celebrating the beloved PEANUTS characters. Guests can step inside the pages of a Charles M. Schulz comic book strip as Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the PEANUTS Gang take over Knott’s Berry Farm with a celebration that includes interactive character experiences, new festive PEANUTS inspired décor, animated photo opportunities, deliciously themed-treats, playful shows and so much more. The Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration will take place weekends at the start of the New Year.

Boysenberry Festival

Returning in 2023

The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival is an annual food-inspired event that celebrates the park’s historical roots by highlighting the little berry that started it all, the boysenberry. The springtime celebration features new and returning boysenberry-inspired creations crafted by the Knott’s culinary team. Guests will have the opportunity to indulge in a tantalizing lineup of dishes that can only be found at Knott’s in the spring. In addition to the tantalizing lineup of unique food and drink offerings, the Knott’s Boysenberry Festival offers a wide selection of daily entertainment, live music and fun activities for guests of all ages to enjoy.

Summer at Knott's

May 20 - September 5, 2022

Knott’s summertime fun will begins with the return of Ghost Town Alive! The interactive daytime family fun experience takes you throughout the streets of Ghost Town interacting with the many citizens that inhabit this bustling community. With many roles to play, excitement is waiting. The summertime adventures extend through the night as Knott’s brings back your favorite Knott’s Summer Nights bands and DJ’s. Guests can enjoy a variety of bands that rotate at the Calico Park stage nightly, rock out to a top 40s band at the Calico Mine Stage, or dance to the beats of the Boardwalk DJ around Charleston Circle Fountain.

Knott's Scary Farm

Select Dates September 22 – October 31, 2022

Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest and most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills that can’t be found anywhere else. The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park. This Halloween event has all the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare. But unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from -- which makes it the thing to do for Halloween.

Not included with a Season Pass. Separate ticket required.

Knott's Spooky Farm

Daytime Weekends October 1 - October 30, 2022, plus Halloween

Enjoy the Halloween season at Knott’s Spooky Farm, a family-friendly fall time celebration. Little ghouls can trick-or-treat around the town of Calico’s shops and buildings to collect sweet treats from the friendly townsfolk plus enjoy even more kids' Halloween activities. Families can join in on the Halloween fun as the park is transformed with themed décor and spooky surprises. 

Knott's Merry Farm

November 18, 2022 - January 1, 2023

In the winter, holiday spirit shines ever brighter at Knott’s Merry Farm.  Experience Knott’s amazingly festive Christmas displays with a full park transformation that includes holiday seasonal décor. Park goers of all ages can enjoy classic shows like Merry Christmas, Snoopy!, the beloved ice show starring the famous beagle himself. The streets of Calico play host to live Christmas Carolers, a Christmas Crafts Village offering one-of-a-kind gift ideas, Santa’s Christmas Cabin, the enchanting Snow and Glow experience, plus so much more. This feeling of Christmas can only be found at Knott’s Merry Farm.