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Enjoy the Spirit of the Holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm in 2018


  • Knott's Berry Farm 8039 Beach Boulevard Buena Park, CA, 90620 United States (map)

Enjoy the Spirit of the Holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm in 2018

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Joy is in Season during Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Festival. On select days starting November 16 through January 6, 2019 Knott’s Merry Farm provides the perfect backdrop for your family’s holiday memories with a park transformation that surrounds you with the glorious sights, sounds and scents of the holiday season. This year Knott’s has gone all out with the most Holiday cheer and decor ever throughout the entire park!

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Families of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and Christmas Carolers.

A Christmas Carol/The Gift of the Magi

A Peanuts Guide to Christmas

Calico Carolers

Calico Saloon Christmas Show

It’s The Merriest Christmas Show Ever, Charlie Brown

Snoopy Ice Show: Merry Christmas, Snoopy!

Snow and Glow Show

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Enjoy strolling through the merry streets of Calico for unique seasonal treats, Santa’s Christmas Cabin, traditional live Christmas Carolers, a Christmas Crafts Village, an enchanting Snow and Glow show with nightly falling snow, and so much more.

The Christmas Craft Village in Calico is home to some wonderful local artisans and you are sure to find the perfect gifts for giving this season all while supporting local small businesses.

 $5 will get you a secret Santa Gift bag filled with 6 different items for kids!

$5 will get you a secret Santa Gift bag filled with 6 different items for kids!

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Be sure to visit Santa’s Christmas Cabin inside the transformed Wilderness Dance Hall in Ghost Town for twinkling Christmas lights, classic holiday decor and the opportunity to take photos with Santa Claus himself. It’s also home to an array of yummy holiday treats, including roasted nuts and a cheesecake “tree” on a stick, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint.

 Perfect for your kids to light the way in Calico during Merry Farm. $15

Perfect for your kids to light the way in Calico during Merry Farm. $15

Santa at Knotts Merry farm

Looking to get your gift requests in early to the big guy? Santa is available for visits daily from about 11am to closing now through December 24th, then Santa Snoopy visits daily from December 26 - January 6 inside Santa's Christmas Cabin. Take your own photo or purchase one printed right on the spot.

Close out the perfect day when the sun sets in Ghost Town as it lights up the night with a nightly tree lighting ceremony and a special Snow and Glow experience that takes place every hour from sunset until the park closes. The magical snowfall and Ghost Town lights from the towns buildings and trees dance to a different song each hour, offering the perfect ending to a fun-filled day at Knott’s Merry Farm.

The perfect stocking stuffer is now on-sale. A new 2019 Season Pass includes one free visit to enjoy Merry Farm in 2018, unlimited visits in 2019 with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. Now at the lowest price of the year, Regular Season Passes start at just $95.00 or eight easy payments of $10.00 after initial payment and Gold Season Passes are $115.00 or eight payments of just $19.00 after initial payment. These offers end January 6, 2019. Applicable taxes and fees apply online. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.

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From Nov. 26 - Dec. 21 2018 and Jan. 7 - 25, 2019, Knott’s will offer free theme park admission for fire and police personnel and one guest. Fire or law enforcement ID is required. 
More info: https://www.knotts.com/play/events/fire-and-law-enforcement-tribute-days