Knott’s Berry Farm will be transformed into Knott’s Merry Farm this holiday season. Spending the holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm is a tradition for many local families in Orange County. While riding on some of the largest thrill rides in Orange County, visitors have an opportunity to get into the holiday spirit.
Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
During the winter holiday season, not only does Knott’s transform many of its attractions and perform special holiday parades and shows, but it also celebrates its rich culinary tradition of “ultimate comfort foods.” You can even eat your holiday feast at the park. Holiday special attractions vary by date and run through January 1.
Tickets are available for:
$46.99 for ages 12-61
$24.99 for ages 3-11 and 62+
$14.00 for daily parking
“It’s Christmas Snoopy” Ice Show
This holiday ice show features professional skaters, elegant decorations and costumes. The ice show will be performed in the 2,100 seat Charles M. Schultz theatre. The Knott’s Berry Farm mascot, Snoopy, is hosting this popular ice spectacular. The show will be included with the price of admission.
The Peanuts Holiday Parade
This Peanuts themed holiday parade features seven holiday decorated floats. Visitors to the park will certainly get into the holiday spirit with the festive music. The Peanuts Gang will dance the streets of the park, accompanied with students from Orange County Song and Dance Company.
Knott’s Christmas Craft Village
The Ghost town will be transformed into a winter wonderland, with over 100 local artisans selling their work. While vendors are displaying their crafts, carolers will be strolling around the ghost town spreading holiday cheer.
Bird Cage Theatre Productions
Located in Knott’s Berry Farm Ghost Town; there will be live performances of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” and O. Henry’s “A Gift of Magic.” Show times will be available daily at the front gates.
The famous Timber Mountain Log Ride will be transformed into Elf Mountain. Riders will get a chance to see Santa’s busy elves at work, getting ready for their busiest time of the year. There will also be cheerful decorations on the ride, accompanied with holiday music.
Snoopy’s Christmas Light Spectacular
When the lights go down over Camp Snoopy, a stunning light show will appear, showing the beauty of Snoopy’s Christmas Light Spectacular. Hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights will light-up Camp Snoopy accompanied by festive holiday music.
Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes daily at Glitterful Felt Stories.