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Knott's Scary Farm

Knott's Scary Farm September 16-October 31, 2021

Don't miss another season of frights and delights at Southern California's first and largest Halloween event.

Buy tickets

We sell general admission tickets to Knott's but Scary Farm is a separate ticket which you must buy on their website,

8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA
$50-up, $25 parking,

Thursdays  7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Fridays & Saturdays: 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Sundays  7 p.m.-1 a.m.

Dates: September 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 2021
October 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2021

Knott's Scary Farm features 13 Haunted Attractions, 1000 Monsters

Knott's Scary Farm is the largest and most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares. Haunted mazes, sinister shows and more than 1,000 creatures lurk in the fog and hide in every corner of the park.

Knott's Scary Farm Mazes

  • Dark Entities: In extreme darkness you encounter extraterrestrial mutations  invading the station where you teleport beyond earth. Escape the dark entities - time is running out!
  • Dark Ride Castle of Chaos abandoned carnival ride is home to freaks and carnies who linger in the shadows planning to unleash  everyone's worst nightmare.
  • Mesmer, Sideshow of the Mind - Hypnotist Mesmer and his sinister sideshow preys on your hidden fears as you descend into a world of madness, torture, and eerie enlightenment through the most terrifying show on Earth.
  • Origins - The Curse of Calico - paranormal activity plagues the town as Sarah Marshall is put on trial for her suspected crimes of witchcraft. When the Green Witch rises up and curses the townsfolk, look out!
  • Paranormal Inc. Haunting of Hayden Hill invites guests to investigate a hospital where patients were tortured for decades by deranged doctors and nurses. Demonic spirits roam the halls while medical staff await new "patients" to torture.
  • Pumpkin Eater - The notorious 7-foot tall creature hidden within the dark confines of the haunted town is on the prowl. Survive its wrath facing a cave of crawling insects and labyrinth of thorns that blocks the way out.
  • The Depths of an abandoned port village where Nightwatch Mining Crew has mysteriously disappeared may host evil creatures that only you can discover, should they exist.
  • Wax Works is an abandoned wax museum awakening and coming to life with mysterious lights and strange noises. A once prominent plastic surgeon works in the dark making terrifying masterpieces of hot molten wax and bloody flesh. Beware when you take a look at his gruesome works of art. With an evil thirst and deadly grip, he lures you in to become his next wax victim.

Scare Zones

  • CarnEvil where creepy, twisted clowns overrun the boardwalk and freak people out.
  • Ghost Town Streets - Bands, monsters, fog, Sliders
  • Forsaken Lake - underneath Silver Bullet ride, Gothic creatures from the swamp-infested waters
  • The Hollow - gory creatures, battle
  • Gore-ing 20s - Memory Lane gangsters, illicit hooch, secret password gets you in


  • Carnaval du Grotesque features live bands playing some twisted, awesome sounds at Calico Mine stage show.
  • Conjurers Magic and Mirth at the Birdcage Theatre are skilled Illusionist you can sit, relax and be amazed.
  • Doce de la Noche in Fiesta Village music and dazzling dancers
  • Invitation to Terror Show - digital illusion horror show
  • Puppet Up! Uncensored - improvisational comedy and the magic of puppetry performed by a cast of world-class comedian puppeteers from The Jim Henson Company.
  • Wicked Drums - high energy drumming collides with ancient witchcraft

  • Boo-Fet (food) where creatures surround you while you eat
  • Into the Fog: A Scary Farm Tribute Art Show
  • Timber Mountain Log Ride: Halloween Hootenanny - Past Skull Mountain through a labyrinth of jack-o-lanterns, set around an original song performed by Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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