Celebrate the Magic of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm Enjoy the Holiday Season with Festive Decor, Classic Holiday Shows and so Much More!

Experience the joy of the holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm beginning November 22, 2019, through January 5, 2020. This year, the park will debut a brand- new holiday-themed production at the Calico Mine Stage, Home for the Holidays will mesmerize guests with traditional Christmas tunes, world-class performers, festive lights, magical dancing toys, and dazzling snow all set on the most ambitious stage ever created at Knott’s. Knott’s Merry Farm brings the spirits of the holidays to life by transforming the parkinto a classic winter wonderland with thousands of dazzling lights and festive décor. With lively shows, beautiful holiday décor, and delicious holiday treats, Knott’s Merry Farm is sure tocreate lasting holiday memories for the whole family.

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with new festive holiday favorites and timelessclassics that can only be found during Knott’s Merry Farm:

Festive yuletide cheer is in store with the brand-new show, Home for the Holidays, where joyous merriment takes over the Calico Mine Stage with dancing and fun set to beloved holiday tunes. Guests will be swept into a magical scene of an old-fashioned Winter Wonderland and celebrate timeless holiday traditions.

 

 A classic Knott’s Merry Farm favorite returns as the beloved ice show, Merry Christmas Snoopy! glides onto center stage at the Charles M. Schulz Theatre, featuring Snoopy, the PEANUTS gang, and a cast of world-class ice skaters. In this fan favorite musical spectacular on ice, Snoopy and his friends enjoy all of the best parts of the seasonincluding trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival, and attending theChristmas Ball! Showing on select dates, November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020. Closed on Wednesdays.

The historic Bird Cage Theatre will bring to life a classic Charles Dickens’ tale, A Christmas Carol and its brand-new holiday sequel Marley’s Wings that answers the question – has Ebenezer Scrooge really changed?

Families visiting Camp Snoopy can enjoy seasonal entertainment geared for little ones with A PEANUTS Guide to Christmas, performing daily at the Camp Snoopy Theater. The PEANUTS Gang offer their take and unique wisdom on surviving the holidays while singing a mashup of their favorite holiday tunes.

The streets of Calico will play host to the merriest of Christmas traditions starting with the sound of holiday tunes performed by live Christmas Carolers.

Visitors can also retreat to Santa’s Christmas Cabin, a transformed Wilderness Dance Hall in Ghost Town that features twinkling Christmas lights, classic holiday decor and theopportunity to take photos with Santa Claus himself. It’s also home to an array ofholiday treats, including warm roasted nuts and handheld cookie shots filled with a cold drink of milk or warm hot chocolate.

Even more delicious holiday dishes and one-of-a-kind treats can be found throughoutKnott’s Merry Farm. Guests can indulge in traditional holiday classics with a twist,including crispy breaded turkey bites filled with perfectly seasoned stuffing and sweet cranberry sauce in Santa’s Christmas Cabin or apple pie pizza sprinkled with a warm brown sugar crumble and drizzled with cream cheese icing at Beechy Keens Pizza. Holiday favorites are also in-store with a variety of fresh chocolate Christmas bark, sweet peppermint popcorn, and warm flaky baklava in Ghost Town Bakery.

 

When the sun sets, Ghost Town lights up 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 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 2020 Season Pass includes one free visit to enjoy Merry Farm in 2019, unlimited visits in 2020 with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak CityWaterpark with no blackout dates. Now at the lowest price of the year, Regular Season Passes start at just $99 or nine easy payments of $9.50 after initial payment and Gold Season Passes are $120 or nine payments of just $11.50 after initial payment. These offers end January 5, 2020. Applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.

For more information about Knott’s Merry Farm, please visit knotts.com or download the Knott’s Berry Farm app for your smartphone. Join the festive conversation using the holiday hashtag #MerryFarm.

 

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT WITH A SPECTACULAR FIREWORK DISPLAY TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR!

The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm! With special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours, plus Knott’s signature rides and attractions, Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration is the place to experience an unforgettable night.

Unique one-night-only entertainment serves up fun for a variety of ages and interests including a family-friendly comedian, dance lessons and more. Guests are invited to count down to the New Year with festive music, party hats, noisemakers, and endless fun. To culminate the evening and the final seconds of 2018, Knott’s will light up the night sky with a dazzling firework display at the stroke of midnight.

·         Martini Pop Swing Band is on hand to play the slickest standards ever. Professional swing dancers and instructors will be there to make sure guests don’t miss a single step.

·         The Calico Mine Stage will blast unforgettable pop and rock music courtesy of the ladies of The Suffragettes.  It’ll have guests dancing in the aisles.

·         DJ Howly brings the party to the farm for a special New Year’s celebration with high-energy music and dancing taking place at the Calico Mine Stage.

·         Next to the Calico Mine Stage, the PEANUTS characters will be posing for pictures with guests to celebrate the New Year.

·         The stage will be set at Boardwalk BBQ as two sets of 88 keys go head to head in full keys wage war with PianoMania Dueling Pianos. 

·         Family-friendly comedian, Chipper Lowell, brings his hilarious comedy, magic and audience participation to the Bird Cage Theatre.

·         Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies, four country boys from deep in the hills of Anaheim will have the crowd’s toes tappin’, hands clappin’ and guts bustin’. The best darn tootin’ entertainment this side of the Santa Ana freeway. The comical and musical number can be seen at the Wagon Camp.

·         Fiesta Plaza will feature DJ JC playing upbeat music and will host a dance instructor to teach guests how to dance the Latin way.

·         Midnight Fireworks Spectacular, guests can ring in the New Year with a bang as the park’s skies wonderfully light up for an aerial fireworks display that will leave the young and young at heart in awe.

·         A New Year’s Eve celebration is not complete without a delicious meal. Spur’s Restaurant is serving up a special New Year’s Eve buffet from 4pm-10pm; prices are $34.99+tax for adults, $29.99 for Seniors (62 and over0 and $18.99+ tax for kids (11 and under).

In addition to the special New Year’s Eve entertainment, guests can experience all the magic of Knott’s Merry Farm’s festive lineup of entertainment, delectable food, and holiday shopping including:

·         Merry Christmas, Snoopy! In this exciting show filled with whimsical and spectacular ice skating, Snoopy enjoys all of the best parts of the season including trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival and attending the festive Christmas Ball!

·         When the sun sets on the farm, the buildings and paths in Ghost Town twinkle brightly to the beat of holiday favorites as snow gently falls. Park goers can enjoy the nightly Snow and Glow experience  on School House Road and Main Street in Ghost Town.

·         Another nighttime tradition at Knott’s Merry Farm is the joyous Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Calico Tree Lighting Ceremony features the Calico Bell Choir and the mayor of Calico gathering around the tree for an illuminating Christmas celebration.

·         The holiday season celebration continues in Camp Snoopy with a lively performance at the Camp Snoopy Theater A Peanuts Guide to Christmas features delightful mash ups of holiday songs with a cheerful and heartwarming dose of the Peanuts Gang.

·         In the intimate setting of Ghost Town’s historic Bird Cage Theatre, catch a live performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or O. Henry’s A Gift of the Magi.

·         Savor the ultimate comfort foods with Knott’s world-famous holiday treats.Santa’s Christmas Cabin serves up holiday delights like Santa’s homemade cookies, mouthwatering pastries, winter wine, craft beer, and more. Guests can also enjoy the fresh made-to-order churros from the Churro Factory as well as the legendary cooking at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant 

·         In Ghost Town, the streets transform into a shopping wonderland with the Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village that offers dozens of local artisans selling their unique gifts.

 

Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is included with regular daytime admission.  Park hours on New Year’s Eve are 10am to 1am. A 2019 Knott’s Season Pass is a great way to visit. Season Passes offer unlimited visits in 2019 plus new 2019 Season Passes can be used for one free admission in 2018, including New Year’s Eve!

And for a limited time, Season Passes can be purchased online for as low as $95 or 8 payments of $10 after initial payment. Payment plan only available online. Plus applicable taxes and fees for online orders. To purchase Season Passes or tickets, or for more information about Knott’s Berry Farm, visit www.knotts.com or download the Knott’s mobile app for your smartphone today. And join the conversation using #KnottsNYE.

Holiday Spirit Shines even Brighterat Knott’s Merry Farm this Year, Celebrate the Season with All-New Festive Decor, Classic Holiday Shows and so much more!

Starting November 16 through January 6, guests canexperience Knott’s Merry Farm’s largest Christmas display ever, with a full park transformationincluding all-new seasonal décor. A classic winter wonderland awaits park goers with a landscape of thousands of twinkling lights, miles of themed garland, oversized snowflakes and a variety of picturesque holiday settings, all created as a backdrop to capture timeless holiday memories.

Charming holiday shows remain at the core of the Knott’s Merry Farm experience and continueto delight guests of all ages. Merry Christmas, Snoopy!, the beloved ice show starring the famous beagle, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world-class ice skaters returns as a Merry Farm tradition. In this fan favorite musical spectacular on ice, Snoopy and his friends enjoy all of thebest parts of the season including trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival, andattending the Christmas Ball! Showing select dates, November 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019, at the Charles M. Schultz Theatre.

The Merry Farm musical, It’s the Merriest Christmas Show Ever, Charlie Brown takes audiences behind the scenes with the Peanuts Gang as they plan their holiday extravaganza; showing select dates, November 16, 2018 – January 8, 2019.

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Families visiting Camp Snoopy can also enjoy seasonal entertainment geared for little ones withA Peanuts Guide to Christmas, performing daily at the Camp Snoopy Theater. The Peanuts Gang offer their take and unique wisdom on surviving the holidays while singing a mashup of their favorite holiday tunes.

The streets of Calico play host to the merriest of Christmas traditions starting with the sound of holiday tunes performed by live Christmas Carolers. Holiday shoppers will have the opportunityto stroll through Ghost Town’s Christmas Crafts Village featuring dozens of local artisans selling their handcrafted gifts. Also available in Ghost Town at the historic Bird Cage Theatre, Knott’smelodrama company will bring to life Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and O. Henry’s A Gift of the Magi. Performances will be available on select dates, November 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019. The Bird Cage Theatre will also host the toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ comedy and bluegrassof Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies who will continue their Knott’s Merry Farm residency thisholiday season on select nights.

Visitors can also retreat to Santa’s Christmas Cabin—a transformed Wilderness Dance Hall in Ghost Town that features twinkling Christmas lights, classic holiday decor and the opportunityto take photos with Santa Claus himself. It’s also home to an array of holiday treats, including roasted nuts and a cheesecake “tree” on a stick, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint.

When the sun sets, Ghost Town lights up with a nightly tree lighting ceremony and a specialSnow and Glow experience that takes place every hour from sunset until the park closes. The magical snowfall and Ghost Town lights 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. A Regular SeasonPass includes unlimited admission in 2019 to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass

includes unlimited admission in 2019 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak CityWaterpark with no blackout dates. 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 $12.00 after initial payment. These offers end January 6, 2019. Applicable taxes and fees apply online. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.
For more information about Knott’s merry Farm please visit knotts.com or download the Knott’s Berry Farm app for your smartphone. Join the festive conversation using the holiday hashtag #MerryFarm.

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About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:

What began as a roadside berry stand and chicken dinner restaurant in the 1920’s has evolved intoKnott’s Berry Farm, one of Southern California’s most popular theme park destinations combining world-class thrill rides with traditional family favorite attractions and entertainment. Knott’s is also home to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark, Knott’s Marketplace, and the full-service Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, two outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. For more information, see http://www.cedarfair.co

Ring in the New Year at Knott’s with a Special New Year’s Eve Celebration that will Light up the sky as the Park Welcomes 2018

The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm with midnight fireworks, live entertainment, and special extended hours for the one-night event. Guests can say goodbye to 2017 as the park celebrates with memorable festivities including Knott’s Merry Farm seasonal performances throughout the day on December 31st. The Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration gives guests front row seats to the final Seasons of Fun event, of year as the park rings in 2018 with a park wide party unlike any other.

The New Year’s celebration features entertaining activities for the whole family including a family-friendly comedian Chipper Lowell, live bands throughout the park, salsa lessons and more. Guests are invited to count down the final moments of 2017 with festive music, party hats and noisemakers making this last night of the year extra special. The spectacular firework celebration sets the sky above Knott’s ablaze at the stroke of midnight as colorful fireworks light the start of the New Year. The nighttime extravaganza offers a stress-free night perfect for family and friends to come together and create new memories by starting a new tradition at Knott’s.

This year’s line-up of cannot miss entertainment:

· Jumpin’ Joz Band and Memories Swing Dancers invite guests to jump, jive & swing to the sounds of Jumpin’ Joz. The resident “swingers” are always looking to teach some of their signature dance moves!

· Reindeer Rockers Duo will have guests rockin’ around the Christmas tree with rock and blues versions of classic Christmas songs at the all-new Boardwalk BBQ Restaurant.

· DJ Howly brings the party to the farm for a special New Year’s celebration with high energy music perfect for dancing, all taking place at the Calico Mine Stage. The Calico Mine Stage will also offer a musical performance by Vanity Band, a top 40s band that will keep crowds singing and dancing as the clock approaches midnight.

· Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies will have the crowd’s toes tappin’, hands clappin’ and guts bustin’ performing live in the Birdcage Theatre.

· DJ JC and Salsa Instructor Maria will teach guests how to salsa and dance their way to the New Year with the top Hispanic hits of the decade in Fiesta Village.

· To celebrate the New Year the beloved Peanuts characters will be offering a special nighttime meet and greet right next to the Calico Mine Stage.

· Midnight Fireworks Spectacular, guests can ring in the New Year with a bang as the park’s sky wonderfully lights up for an aerial fireworks display that will leave the young and young at heart in awe.

· Dining at the Farm: A New Year’s Eve celebration is not complete without a delicious meal. Spur’s Restaurant is serving up a special New Year’s Eve buffet from 4pm-10pm; prices are $34.99+tax for adults, $29.99 for Seniors (62 and over) and $18.99+ tax for kids (11 and under).

The seasonal fun continues with Knott’s Merry Farm’s festive lineup of entertainment, delectable foods and holiday shopping:

· Merry Christmas, Snoopy!, in this exciting show filled with whimsy and spectacular ice skating, Snoopy enjoys all of the best parts of the season, including trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival and attending the festive Christmas Ball!

· When the sun sets on the farm, the buildings and paths in Ghost Town twinkle brightly to the beat of holiday favorites as snow gently falls. Guests can enjoy the nightly Snow and Glow experience throughout most of Ghost Town.

· The Calico Tree lighting Ceremony features the Calico Mayor, carolers and the friendly Calico Saloon cast as they invite guests to sing around the tree for an illuminating Christmas celebration.

· The holiday season celebration continues at Camp Snoopy with A Peanuts Guide to Christmas, at the Camp Snoopy Theatre, featuring a delightful mash up of holiday songs with a cheerful and heartwarming dose of the Peanuts Gang.

· In the intimate setting of Ghost Town’s historic Bird Cage Theatre, guests can catch a live performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or O. Henry’s A Gift of the Magi.

· Cameo Kate and Dakota Dan host a musical holiday celebration with a special performance in the Calico Saloon Christmas Show. The old west revue show offers plenty of laughs and audience interaction in the toe-tapping, knee-slapping journey

· Savor the ultimate comfort foods with Knott’s world-famous holiday treats. Santa’s Christmas Cabin serves up holiday delights like Santa’s homemade cookies, warm roasted nuts, hand-made tamales and more. Guests can also enjoy the all-new Holiday Pizza at Hollywood Hits, as well as the legendary cooking at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant.

· The bustling streets of Calico also celebrate the sounds of the season with the Knott’s Calico Carolers as they harmoniously sing classic holiday tunes for all to enjoy.

· Relax and unwind in Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village, as Ghost Town transforms into a shopping wonderland filled with dozens of local artisans selling their unique gifts.

Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is included with regular daytime admission. Park hours on New Year’s Eve are 10am to 1am. A 2018 Knott’s Season Pass is a great way to visit on New Year’s Eve. A 2018 Season Pass includes one free visit to enjoy in 2017 unlimited visits in 2018 with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2018 to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2018 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and the newly expanded Knott’s Soak City Waterpark with no blackout dates. Now at the Lowest Price of the Year, Regular Season Passes start at just $92.00 or six easy payments of $15.33 and Gold Season Passes are $110 or six payments of just $18.33. These offers end January 7, 2018. Applicable taxes and fees apply online. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.

To purchase Season Passes or tickets, or for more information about Knott’s Berry Farm, visit http://www.knotts.com or download the Knott’s mobile app for your smartphone today. And join the conversation using #KnottsNYE.

Celebrate the Holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm from Nov. 17, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018

 Joy is in Season again at Knott’s. From November 17 through January 7, 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 season. Guests of all ages can enjoy classic shows like Merry Christmas, Snoopy!, the festive ice show. Stroll through the merry streets of Calico for unique seasonal treats that can’t be found anywhere else, traditional live Christmas Carolers, a Christmas Crafts Village offering unique and personalized gift ideas, Santa’s Christmas Cabin, the enchanting Snow and Glow show with nightly falling snow set to thousands of sparkling lights and traditional Christmas music, plus so much more.  

Charming holiday shows remain at the core of the Knott’s Merry Farm experience and continue to delight. Audiences can dance and sing along to the live performance of It’s The Merriest Christmas Show Ever, Charlie Brown at the Calico Mine Stage. The Peanuts Gang star in this toe-tapping, merry musical sure to bring out the Christmas joy in all. Select dates, November 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018.  

 

The seasonal live entertainment continues with special showings of the breathtaking ice show, Merry Christmas, Snoopy! starring the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world-class ice skaters. In this whimsical show, Snoopy enjoys all of the best parts of the season including trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival, and attending the Christmas Ball! Showing select dates, November 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018 at the Charles M. Schultz Theatre.

 

Brand new this year, our culinary team is introducing the Christmas Pizza, a dish that deliciously combines the exquisite flavors of a holiday meal into one perfect bite. The Christmas Pizza, which can be found at Hollywood Hits, has soft dough covered with holiday toppings like sliced turkey, stuffing, turkey gravy and sweet cranberry sauce. Santa’s Christmas Cabin opens its doors to spread the joy of the holidays through delicious seasonal food items and a visit with the jolly fellow himself, Santa Claus. Guests can indulge in one-of-a-kind seasonal treats like freshly-baked cookies, mouthwatering pastries, exquisite chocolate-dipped cheesecake on a stick, seasonal craft beers, gourmet hot chocolate with marshmallows and hot spiced holiday wine, plus new offerings such as hand-made chicken and beef tamales. Knott’s world-famous holiday treats including delectable homemade holiday churros can be found throughout the park.

 

Families visiting Camp Snoopy won’t want to miss the holiday show, A Peanuts Guide to Christmas, performing daily at the Camp Snoopy Theater. The Peanuts Gang offer their take and unique wisdom on surviving the holidays, while singing you a mashup of their favorite holiday tunes.

 

Holiday shoppers can stroll through Ghost Town’s Christmas Crafts Village featuring dozens of local artisans selling their unique crafts and gifts. Also available in Ghost Town, inside the historic Bird Cage Theatre, Knott’s melodrama company brings to life Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and O. Henry’s A Gift of the Magi. Performances available on select dates, November 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018. The Birdcage Theatre is also home to the toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’, comedy and bluegrass of Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies who continue their Knott’s Merry Farm residency this holiday season on select nights. 

 

As the night falls on Ghost Town, the town twinkles brightly to the beat of holiday songs as snow gently falls. With the nightly Snow and Glow, everyone can experience the magic of the holidays as the town is covered with snow, a sight that can’t be missed.

 

The perfect stocking stuffer is now on-sale. A 2018 Season Pass includes one free visit to enjoy Merry Farm in 2017, unlimited visits in 2018 with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2018 to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2018 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and the newly expanded Knott’s Soak City Waterpark with no blackout dates. Now at the lowest price of the year, Regular Season Passes start at just $92.00 or six easy payments of $15.33 and Gold Season Passes are $110 or six payments of just $18.33. These offers end January 7, 2018. Applicable taxes and fees apply online. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.

For more information about Knott’s Berry Farm please visit knotts.com or download the Knott’s Berry Farm app for your smartphone. Join the festive conversation using the holiday hashtag #MerryFarm.

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About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:

What began as a roadside berry stand and chicken dinner restaurant in the 1920’s has evolved into Knott’s Berry Farm, one of Southern California’s most popular theme park destinations combining world-class thrill rides with traditional family favorite attractions and entertainment. Knott’s is also home to Knott’s Soak City WaterPark, Knott’s Marketplace, and the full-service Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, two outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. For more information, see http://www.cedarfair.com.

SPEND THE FINAL MOMENTS OF 2016 AT KNOTT’S BERRY FARM AND RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS CELEBRATION. FEATURING A SPECTACULAR 2017 COUNTDOWN, LIVELY ENTERTAINMENT & MUCH MORE!

The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm! With special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours, plus Knott’s signature rides and attractions, Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration is the place to celebrate and ring in 2017.

Special one-night-only entertainment serves up family fun for a variety of ages and interests, including a family friendly comedian, swing dancing and more! Count down the New Year with festive music, party hats, noisemakers, friends and family. Knott’s Sky Cabin, towering over 200 ft. in the air, will dramatically rise to the top of the “K” tower as special lighting effects help countdown the final moments of 2016. When the cabin reaches the top at the stroke of midnight the skies above Knott’s will be ablaze with colorful fireworks!

Adding to the line-up of can’t miss entertainment are:

  • Jumpin’ Joz Band and Memories Swing Dancers invite guests to jump, jive & swing to the sounds of Jumpin’ Joz. The resident “swingers” are always looking to teach some of their signature dance moves!
  • THE REFLEXX the ultimate 80’s party band around, cover classics from bands such as: Depeche Mode, Simple Minds, Tears for Fears, New Order, A-Ha, The Cure, Duran Duran, Flock of Seagulls, Devo, and more.
  • DJ Howly brings the party to the farm for a special New Year’s celebration, with high energy music and dancing taking place at the Calico Mine Stage. Family friendly comedian, Chipper Lowell, brings his hilarious comedy, magic and audience participation to the Wagon Camp.
  • Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies, four country boys from deep in the hills of Anaheim will have the crowd’s toes tappin’, hands clappin’ and guts bustin’. The best darn tootin’ entertainment this side of the Santa Ana freeway. The comical and musical number can be seen at the Birdcage Theatre.
  • OPA OPA Salsa Band, rich rhythms, remarkable unique vocals and vibrant music performed by an energetic salsa band will have guests dancing and enjoying the New Year’s celebration in Fiesta Village.
  • Midnight Fireworks Spectacular, guests can ring in the New Year with a bang as the park’s skies wonderfully light up for an aerial fireworks display that will leave the young and young at heart in awe. A New Year’s Eve celebration is not complete without a delicious meal. Spur’s Restaurant is serving up a special New Year’s Eve buffet from 4pm-10pm; prices are $34.99+tax for adults, $29.99 for Seniors (62 and over0 and $18.99+ tax for kids (11 and under).

This New Year’s Eve, offers an exciting day on the Farm with Knott’s Merry Farm’s festive lineup of entertainment, delectable foods and holiday shopping! A few of this year’s seasonal highlights include:

  • Merry Christmas, Snoopy!, in this exciting show filled with whimsy and spectacular ice skating, Snoopy enjoys all of the best parts of the season, including trimming the Christmas tree, awaiting Santa’s arrival and attending the festive Christmas Ball!
  • When the sun sets on the farm, the buildings and paths in Ghost Town twinkle brightly to the beat of a holiday favorite as snow gently falls on all guests. Park guests can enjoy more of the nightly snow and glow experience in most of Ghost Town, from School House Road to the Saloon and down to the Assay Office.
  • For the first time ever, the bustling streets of Calico are overflowing with seasonal joy as its gleeful citizens, from this summer’s Ghost Town Alive!, help guests celebrate the holidays with Christmas in Calico.
  • Another nighttime tradition at Knott’s Merry Farm is the joyous Tree Lighting Ceremony, and this year it takes place at the recently added Calico Park. This all-new Calico Tree lighting Ceremony features the Calico Bell Choir and the Citizens of Calico as they join together around the tree for an illuminating Christmas celebration.
  • The holiday season celebration continues at Camp Snoopy, with an all-new show debuting at the Camp Snoopy Theatre, A Peanuts Guide to Christmas, features delightful mash ups of holiday songs with a cheerful and heartwarming dose of the Peanuts gang.
  • In the intimate setting of Ghost Town’s historic Bird Cage Theatre, catch a live performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or O. Henry’s A Gift of the Magi.
  • Savor the ultimate comfort foods with Knott’s world-famous holiday treats. Santa’s Christmas Cabin serves up holiday delights like Santa’s homemade cookies, mouthwatering pastries, winter wine, craft beer, and more. Guests can also enjoy the fresh made-to-order, churros from the Churro Factory, cakes, cookies, muffins, as well as the legendary cooking at Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant.
  • Relax and unwind in Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village, as Ghost Town transforms into a shopping wonderland filled with dozens of local artisans selling their unique gifts.

Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is included with regular daytime admission.  Park hours on New Year’s Eve are 10am to 1am. A 2017 Knott’s Season Pass is a great way to visit on New Year’s Eve.  2017 passes offer a year of family fun and includes one free visit in 2016, including the New Year’s event.

And for a limited time, Season Passes can be purchased online starting at $90.00, the best price of the year. To purchase Season Passes or tickets, or for more information about Knott’s Berry Farm, visit www.knotts.com or download the Knott’s mobile app for your smartphone today.  And join the conversation using #KnottsNYE

Fire and Law Tribute Days

November 28 – December 16 and January 9 – 31

Active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel, including EMTs, may receive free admission for themselves and 1 guest (maximum of 2 complimentary admissions will be issued.) Show your specific fire or law enforcement photo I.D. card at a Knott’s Berry Farm main gate to redeem this offer. Please scroll down for a complete listing of eligible professions.

Additional admission tickets may be purchased by the valid I.D. holder at a discounted rate. Up to 6 discounted admission tickets may be purchased for $32 each, when visiting from November 28 – December 16, or for $27 each when visiting from January 9 – 31. Discounted admission tickets are available for purchase at the Knott’s ticket booths.

The following ARE ELIGIBLE, provided they have fire or law enforcement ID:

Emergency Medical Technicians
ATF Agents (Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms)
Bailiffs
California Dept. of Forestry
California Highway Patrol Officers
City, County, State and Federal Police (sworn officers and civilian employees/support staff)
City, County, State and Federal Fire (sworn officers and civilian employees/ support staff)
Correctional Officers
County Sheriff Officers
Department of the Youth Authority
District Attorney’s (ID referencing DAs Office – i.e. Paralegal)
FBI Agents
Homeland Security which includes:
INS Agents
International Border Patrol
Citizenship & Immigration
Immigration Customs Enforcement
Secret Service
FEMA
TSA
Police Explorers
Peace Officers
Probation Officers
Reserve/volunteer Fire/Law employees with valid ID
Sheriffs
U.S. Forest Service Personnel
U.S. Marshals
Wildland Firefighters
PHOTO ID IS ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED AND MUST SPECIFICALLY REFERENCE FIRE OR LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTY

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The following ARE NOT ELIGIBLE for this promotion:

American Red Cross Employees or volunteers
Employees with government-ONLY ID (not specifically reference to a fire or law enforcement agency)
California Conservation Corps
Private ambulance companies – Administrative employees
Private law office employees
Private security firms/officers
Reserve or volunteer fire or law enforcement w/out valid photo ID
Retired Fire and Police
US Armed Forces/Military Police
COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR THIS PROMOTION.

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