BUENA PARK, Calif. - Knott's
Berry Farm will be filled with the magic of the season this year as it
transforms into Knott's Merry Farm and celebrates with
live entertainment, crafts fair, spectacular decorations including a 65 foot tall Christmas tree,
and a colorful Christmas parade starting Thanksgiving Day and running through January 6, 2013.
Now a holiday tradition in Southern California, Knott's Merry Farm is proud to present the holiday 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 his PEANUTS friends as
they look for the true meaning of Christmas. The show features Knott's
ensemble skaters, dazzling sets, colorful costumes and plenty of
"It's Christmas, Snoopy!" will be presented November 22-25; December 1-2, 8-9, 15-18, 20-24, 26 -31, January 1, 3-6, 2013.
Children and adults alike will enjoy "A Peanuts' Holiday Parade"
which includes seven elaborately themed floats featuring the PEANUTS
Gang. Join CHARLIE BROWN, LUCY, LINUS, SALLY, SCHROEDER and of course
SNOOPY, as they partake in all the holiday festivities including cookie
making, tree trimming, and even toy building!
A delightful soundtrack, professional dancers and the appearance of
Santa make this a must-see for everyone.
"A Peanuts' Holiday Parade" will run from November 22-25; December 1-2, 8-9, 15 - 23, 26 -31, January 1-6, 2013.
Knott's 1880s Ghost Town will again be transformed into
Knott's Christmas Crafts Village, inviting mall-weary guests to
explore one-of-a-kind treasures created by dozens of artisans in a
Victorian holiday wonderland of strolling carolers, musical groups,
community choirs and lavish holiday decorations. The
Knott's Christmas Crafts Village is free Monday through Thursdays and
runs from November 22 through December 24.
Adding to the unique Village atmosphere are live performances of Charles Dickens'
"A Christmas Carol" and O. Henry's "A Gift of the Magi" in the Bird Cage Theatre.
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
peek at Santa's helpers as they get ready for Santa's
busiest day of the year. Rich with lights, music and the merriest of
times, this attraction will remain open until Jan. 6, 2013.
Guests can also experience the wonder of "Snoopy's Magical Nights of Lights." Hundreds of thousands of twinkling white and multicolored lights merrily light up the nighttime sky accompanied by
a festive soundtrack that brings the Christmas spirit alive from dusk to Park closing.
A trip to Knott's Merry Farm would not be complete without a visit with the man of the hour - Santa! Stop by
Santa's Toy Barn for a little one-on-one with the big guy. Here,
in Santa's cozy hideaway, kids can share their wish lists with St.
Nick, and Mom and Dad can take home a picture of the occasion
(photo requires additional fee).
Village 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
Another holiday treat is
"Snoopy's Calico Christmas Tree Lighting" each evening in Calico
Square. Join SNOOPY, LUCY, LINUS, SALLY and CHARLIE BROWN as they host a
song-and-dance show complete with carolers and a Christmas sing-along
then light a beautifully decorated Christmas
tree, November 22-December 24.
For more holiday cheer, the Peanuts gang and their pal JT are featured in their very own live musical show,
"Winter Wonderland" shown daily in Camp Snoopy.
Merry Farm guests can combine their holiday treats with Knott's blockbuster rides. The legendary
GhostRider®, the ultimate wooden sleigh ride; 30-story Supreme Scream®, the world's tallest descending thrill ride; and
Silver Bullet, the longest and tallest suspended coaster in the West will all be available for holiday enjoyment.
Knott's Merry Farm admission covers all
Christmas Crafts Village and in-park shows and activities, including the
ice show, "It's Christmas, Snoopy!" and all regular rides, shows and
attractions. A Knott's 2013
Season Pass makes a wonderful Christmas present and is available for
only $66.99, and can be purchased with our six easy payment plan now
through 1/13/13. Buy one now and receive one free visit in 2012 and
additional visits through 2012 for just $9.99 per
Knott's opens daily at 10 a.m. The park closes Dec. 25 to allow its
employees to spend Christmas with their families. For information about
the day you plan to visit and available discounts, call (714) 220-5200 or click on
www.knotts.com or download the Knott's Berry Farm mobile app for your smartphone.