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Knott's Merry Farm Christmas

November 16, 2018-January 6, 2019,  Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm Discount Tickets

8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA

2018 Holiday Shows & Attractions

  • Christmas Crafts Village is free November 26-29, 2018 and December 3-6, 2018. All other days a theme park ticket required.
  • A Christmas Carol/The Gift of the Magi: In the intimate setting of Ghost Town's 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 on select dates.
  • A Peanuts Guide to Christmas: Head for Camp Snoopy Theatre. See Peanuts crew offer wisdom in a primer designed to help kids and adults survive the holidays with cheerful mash-ups of holiday songs provided by the Peanuts gang. Take a picture with your favorite character at Peanuts Meet and Greet Area.
  • It's The Merriest Christmas Show Ever, Charlie Brown: Peanuts Gang, under the direction of Charlie Brown, put on the greatest Christmas pageant ever on the Calico Mine Stage. Holiday classics spread Christmas cheer, woven through a script detailing Charlie's wish to spend Christmas with his family and Snoopy, who is visiting his family around the world. Celebrate Christmas with Charlie, Sally and the Peanuts gang, and see if Snoopy makes it home in time.
  • Calico Carolers: A quartet of Victorian-clad female & male singers harmonize in songs of the season throughout Ghost Town.
  • Calico Saloon Christmas Show: Grab a boysenberry beer or sarsaparilla and watch the stage light up with Cameo Kate and Dakota Dan's Old West, Christmas-themed show.
  • Christmas Crafts Village: Chainsaw wood carvers and glass blowing artisans ply their craft in Ghost Town, which transforms into a shopping wonderland. Dozens of artisans sell  unique gifts before Christmas. Entrance to the Knott's
  • Merry Christmas, Snoopy! Ice Show: World-class ice skaters perform with Snoopy and the Peanuts cast in the Charles M. Schulz Theatre's annual ice spectacular. Snoopy skates through the holiday season, trimming the Christmas tree, attending the festive Christmas Ball and awaiting Santa's arrival. Usually Saturdays 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. & Sundays 1:30 p.m., 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. plus other select days.
  • Snow and Glow Show: Every night during Merry Farm, when the sun sets on the Farm, the buildings and paths in Ghost Town's Main Street and School House Road are filled with glow and snow! Thousands of sparkling lights dance to the beat of Christmas music while snow gently falls in this spectacular one-of-a-kind moment.
  • Mrs. Claus' Kitchen: Kids can help decorate one of Mrs. Claus' delicious cookies for a small nominal fee and bring home their delicious creation. $5.99 approx. per cookie decorating kit
  • Santa's Christmas Cabin: Wilderness Dance Hall in Ghost Town joyously transforms into Santa's Christmas Cabin for the holiday season. Create fond new memories with the entire family by visiting the jolly fellow himself, Santa Claus. Santa is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Send your season greetings to family and loved ones with special picture of the occasion, pictures can be purchased onsite. Indulge in one-of-kind seasonal treats like Santa's 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 much more.

Ice Skating spectacular!

Knott's Berry Farm magically transforms into Knott's Merry Farm this holiday season as we present A Charlie Brown Christmas with seasonal entertainment, spectacular decorations including a 65 foot tall Christmas tree, and a colorful Christmas parade starting Thanksgiving day.

 Guests 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 The Christmas Carol. Plus stroll 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.

A Peanuts' Holiday Parade offers elaborately themed floats featuring the Peanuts Gang and accompanied by students from Orange County Song and Dance Company. Children and adults alike will be able to get into the holiday spirit along with CHARLIE BROWN, LUCY, LINUS, SALLY, SCHROEDER and of course SNOOPY, as they ready for the holidays. Join them as they partake in all the holiday festivities including candy making, tree trimming, and even toy building!

Also in the spirit of the season, Knott's Merry Farm is proud to present the ice spectacular, It's Christmas, Snoopy! The show, performed in the 2,100-seat Charles M. Schulz Theatre, is hosted by the famous skating Beagle and features Knott's ensemble skaters, dazzling sets, colorful costumes and plenty of surprises. The show and parade are included with regular Park admission and available to Christmas Crafts Village guests for a nominal additional charge.

The world famous Birdcage Theatre hosts heartwarming presentations of these holiday classics that will surely put you in the holiday spirit.

Elf Mountain
Elf Mountain Christmas is also back. The world famous Timber Mountain Log Ride has once again been transformed this holiday season giving guests an up-close and-personal view into the world of Santa's Elves. Sneak a peak as Santa's helpers get ready for Santa's busiest day of the year. Rich with lights, music and the merriest of times.

Snoopy's Christmas Light Spectacular
Experience the wonder of Snoopy's Christmas Light Spectacular, as hundreds of thousands of twinkling white and multicolored lights accompanied by a festive soundtrack merrily light up the nighttime sky in Camp Snoopy from dusk to Park closing.
Winter Wonderland

Join Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and their pal JT perform on their wintery wonderland stage in their favorite place…Camp Snoopy!

Holiday Food Offerings
Guests can also indulge in the ultimate comfort foods with Knott's world-famous holiday treats, including fresh-baked pies, cakes, cookies, muffins and gingerbread men, as well as daily specials and the legendary cooking at Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant. For an all you can eat buffet, try Joe Cool's Backyard BBQ Holiday Style. You can partake of a holiday feast that includes Mrs. Knott's famous fried chicken, roast turkey, vegetarian lasagna, roast beef, mashed potatoes, boysenberry pie and much more!

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