A guide to planning your visit at Knott’s Merry Farm!
Celebrate the merriest of seasons at Knott's Merry Farm happening November 17th until January 7th!!! Knott's Merry Farm knows how to put on quite a show, get ready to be blown away. I was enamored with all the Christmas decorations, live shows and all the children's activities available. My main goal in attending any theme park is to make sure kiddo has a great time and Knott's did NOT disappoint. Knott's Merry Farm is geared to all families with kids of all ages, this holiday season enjoy some time together and create unforgettable memories. Make sure everyone has a camera on hand, I’m going to go super old school on you right now, get each kiddo a disposable camera or a Fujifilm instax camera and start clicking away at all the shenanigans you’ll be coming across as a family.
First some housekeeping, you have options. Purchase the Merry Farm All Inclusive Ticket, this includes Admission, Parking, Fast Lane, All Day Dining, a Souvenir Bottle and Single Day FunPix! Just $160. Or you can Merry Farm Tickets As Low As $49, here’s another deal to jump on, Goldstar.com has tickets between $37-$39 dollars but you’ll have to find a date that works with your schedule. Now you’re in the park, the first thing you must purchase is an all season drink pass, you’ll be given a red tumbler and you can refill all day and most importantly when you return to the park bring the tumbler, you’ll get an unlimited drink refill for one low price.
Below you’ll find the Knott’s Merry Farm schedule, I’ll share with you how we covered Knott's Merry Farm and had a day of laughter and major OMG moments. We arrived at 10:45 and made our way to the Christmas Show, next up, 1 pm, A Peanuts Guide to Christmas, 3 pm The Gift of the Magi, 5:15 Christmas tree lighting, now here’s where it gets a little dicey, 5:30 Merry Christmas, Snoopy! Ice Show, you will be late for the show but you have to catch the Christmas tree lighting, it’s magical. To see the carolers walking out, singing a medley of Christmas music, with a warm welcoming show that will have you cheering and super excited to experience the Christmas tree lighting, it’s magnificent. Ohhhh, when they flip the switch and the tree lights up, you’ll be overcome with emotion, your heart will literally feel like it’s going to explode, it’s breathtaking. To be able to share such a moment with your family is truly a Christmas blessing. After the Christmas tree lighting and Snoopy on Ice make your way to Santa’s Christmas Cabin. The cabin truly looks like Santa moved his village from the North Pole to Knott’s Merry Farm. The Christmas spirit is alive and beautiful. Your little one can take a pic with Santa but most importantly don’t forget to get a family pic! Capture the moment, get it framed, you’ll want to remember it forever. I never wanted to leave the cabin, between the food, treats, Santa, I wanted to stay there all night but alas we had to go home.
I truly hope you have a spectacular time at Knott’s Merry Farm like we did. In between the shows, go on the rides, get the churros, cotton candy, boysenberry pie, OMG, the boysenberry pie. How can I not tell you about the pie, THE PIE!! I’m shouting this, whatever you do, get the pie, it’s delicious with hot chocolate. Take a look at my twitter account, I posted a majority of the desserts, you’ll start drooling the moment you see the pie and when you smell it, your senses will go into overload. Christmas, boysenberry pie and boysenberry cider have now become a tradition. It’s A MUST to experience this at Knott’s. I LOVE Knott’s Merry Farm, can’t say enough about our experience and how friendly and kind everyone is there. Knott’s Berry Farm, thank you for inviting us to Knott’s “Merry Farm,” it was an honor to attend such a spectacular event, we are so grateful and appreciative to kick off the holiday season with you. Happy Holidays everyone, xo
Knott's Merry Farm Schedule:
10:30 a.m. - Park Close Santa's Christmas Cabin | Wilderness Dance Hall. (Please use your punch card for the complimentary tastings and present your voucher for your complimentary photo with Santa.)
11:00, 12:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 4:30 p.m. Calico Saloon Christmas Show | Calico Saloon
11:30, 12:30, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m. A Christmas Carol or The Gift of the Magi | Birdcage Theatre
12:30, 1:30, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m. Knott's Calico Carolers | Ghost Town
1:00, 2:15, 3:45 & 4:45 p.m. A Peanuts Guide to Christmas | Camp Snoopy Theatre
1:30, 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. Merry Christmas, Snoopy! Ice Show | Charles M. Schulz Theater. (For priority seating media must present their hang-tags at the lower doors of the theater no later than 30 minutes prior to showtime.)
5:15 p.m. Calico Tree Lighting Ceremony | Located in Calico Park
6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. Snow and Glow in Ghost Town | Ghost Town Main Street and Schoolhouse Road
6:30 & 8:30 p.m. It's the Merriest Christmas Show Ever, Charlie Brown | Calico Mine Stage