Knott’s Berry Farm is gearing up to celebrate 100 years of being the heart of happy family gatherings with special anniversary packages, unique entertainment, fun activities and special surprises.
Make your family reunion the best one yet! Join the grand summer-long anniversary celebration at Knott’s Berry Farm this summer as it commemorates its 100-year anniversary from May 15 to August 30. From humble beginnings as a family-owned farm, this iconic theme park in California is a great vacation destination with timeless experiences that are all about wholesome family fun.
Knott’s Family Reunion
Families can be a part of the “Knott’s Family Reunion” that promises to create unforgettable memories as they enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime celebratory event. The park will look its best in festive décor and along with unique entertainment, families will be treated to themed food, fun activities and special surprises.
Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair
As part of the 100-year anniversary, families will be in for thrills on the all-new 4D interactive dark ride called Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair. The journey takes you through reimagined show scenes from the original dark ride including the Boysenberry Pie Factory, Frog Forest, Fortune Teller Camp, Thunder Cave and Weird Woods before culminating in a celebration at the County Fair. As you climb aboard ride vehicles equipped with jelly blasters, follow the trail of Boysen Bear and Girlsen Bear as they try and recover their stolen pies.
Ghost Town Alive!
Suitable for all ages, Ghost Town Alive! showcases adventures of the Old West complete with bandits, cowboys, robberies, judges, a good ol’ western hoedown and much more. Families can visit the beloved town of Calico and experience an authentic western adventure by volunteering to play an important part in the unfolding story of the Wild West.
Knott’s Camp Snoopy
Designed just for kids, Knott’s Camp Snoopy is home to Charles M. Schulz’ Peanuts characters. Spanning six acers, the area has over 15 kid-friendly attractions like Charlie Brown’s Kite Flyers, Pig Pen’s Mud Buggies and Linus Launcher. The young and young at heart will love the Camp Snoopy Theatre that features a variety of seasonal performances starring Charlie Brown and the world’s most loveable beagle, Snoopy along with the entire PEANUTS gang.
Experience the Southern California beach lifestyle at Knott’s Boardwalk. For the ultimate thrill, ride HangTime, the all new infinity coaster with gravity-defying inversions, mid-air suspensions and a beyond vertical drop that is the steepest in California. Other fun rides include the Coast Rider, a family rollercoaster and Surfside Gliders where riders can pilot their own two-person aircraft for a scenic view of Boardwalk Bay.
Knott’s Soak City Waterpark
The 15-acre Knott’s Soak City Waterpark adjacent to Knott’s Berry Farm is where the entire family can splash about. Highlights of the park include 23 tube and body slides, a 750,000-gallon Tidal Wave Bay wave pool, the one-third mile long Sunset River, the three-story Beach House featuring 200 water guns, nozzles and sprayers and Gremmie Lagoon, a hands-on water playground for younger kids.
Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner
In 1934, Cordelia Knott served her first chicken dinner meals on her very own wedding china, charging just 65 cents. Through word of mouth, locals and visitors from around the state began stopping by to enjoy the famous fried chicken dinner meals. As part of the Knott’s Berry Farm 100-year anniversary, families can enjoy a wholesome meal of fried chicken that is sure to fill your belly and warm your heart.
100th Anniversary Package
With fun and unique experiences for every member in your family, Knott’s Berry Farm will offer an exclusive 100th Anniversary Package with exciting goodies like a commemorative t-shirt and meet and greet sessions with cowboy characters. In addition to standard park events, family reunion groups can opt an all-you-can-eat buffet meal, private greeting with PEANUTS™ characters and the support of the expert customer service personnel at Knott’s Berry Farm.
Berry Farm Hotel
During their reunion, families can choose to stay at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, a full-service 320 room hotel. Families can stay in the Snoopy-themed wing and avail hotel amenities like a swimming pool, a fitness center, a children’s activity area and lighted sports courts. The on-site restaurant, Amber Waves, serves an American fare with a special children’s menu for the little one. Families can opt for special group packages that include tickets to Knott’s Berry Farm along with early admission during the summer.