Knott’s Berry Farm
The theme park began in the 1920s as a roadside berry stand run by Walter Knott along State Route 39 in California. By the 1940s, a restaurant, several shops, and other attractions had been constructed on the property to entertain a growing number of visitors, including a replica ghost town. The site continued its transformation into a modern amusement park over the next two decades, and an admission charge was added in 1968. In 1997 the park was sold to Cedar Fair for $300 million, just two years after the Knott’s food business was acquired by ConAgra, Inc. in 1995.
Fun is always in season at California’s original theme park. Explore 160 acres of world-class rides, shows, restaurants, and attractions in four themed areas: Ghost Town, Fiesta Village, The Boardwalk, and Camp Snoopy
Thrill Rides: Adrenaline junkies can test their limits on more than a dozen scream-inducing rides. Hop on Ghostrider – the longest, fastest and tallest wooden roller coaster on the West Coast. Dropdown over 200 feet in three seconds flat on Supreme Scream, or go all out on Hangtime, California’s first dive coaster. For the Little’s: Camp Snoopy offers dozens of kid-friendly attractions, including a pint-sized roller coaster and a meet-and-greet with Snoopy and the PEANUTS Gang.
Seasonal Events: Any time of year, you can expect something extraordinary to take place at Knott’s Berry Farm in addition to daily shows and entertainment. Party with the PEANUTS characters during Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration and enjoy a feast for the senses during Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. In summer 2020, Knott’s commemorates its 100th anniversary with a parkwide, summer-long celebration that includes interactive experiences, live shows, themed food offerings, and so much more. In the fall, little ghouls can enjoy the daytime Halloween celebration at Knott’s Spooky Farm. Get spooked at the world’s largest Halloween celebration, Knott’s Scary Farm, and embrace the holiday spirit with Knott’s Merry Farm.
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