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Knott’s Spooky Farm 2021
Going to Knott’s Spooky Farm 2021? Here’s everything you need to know about this family-friendly Halloween time event at Knott’s Berry Farm.
A guide to Knott’s Spooky Farm
Knott’s Spooky Farm 2021 dates and hours
Knott’s Spooky Farm runs weekends September 25 – October 31 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Trick-or-treating at Ghost Town
Kids ages 3 -11 can participate in the newly expanded trick-or-treating experience available through Ghost Town’s Main Street and Schoolhouse Road. During trick-or-treating, kids will interact with an array of spooky but friendly shopkeepers as little ones have the opportunity to show-off their festive Halloween costumes. Pick up a complimentary purple trick-or-treat bag at the front entrance along with a map of the different stations.
Visit the creepy crawlers petting zoo
In Ghost Town, Stanley Scarecrow has opened the Livery Stable for guests of all ages to get close and personal with the Creepy Critters of Calico. Inside the stable, guests can take a picture with a skeleton horse, pet white rats, watch a bearded dragon eat hissing cockroaches and see many other creepy reptiles.
Pumpkin Patch at Calico Park
Whimsical jack-o-lanterns surround Calico Park as it changes into an enchanting Pumpkin Patch location for families to enjoy the atmosphere of the season with photo ops and crafters. Miniature pumpkins or Halloween cookies will be available for decorating for a nominal fee. Linus can be spotted at the pumpkin patch, helping little ones pick out their very own perfect pumpkin.
Take a picture with the PEANUTS gang in Halloween costumes
Charlie Brown, his best friend Snoopy and the beloved PEANUTS Gang will all be celebrating the spooky holiday with their own Halloween costumes and will be available for special meet & greets and fun photo encounters in Camp Snoopy and Calico Park.
Enjoy arts and crafts at Calico Park
Whimsical jack-o-lanterns adorn Calico Park’s surroundings as it transforms into an enchanting Pumpkin Patch location for families to enjoy the atmosphere of the season with photo ops, crafters and strolling magicians. Miniature pumpkins or Halloween cookies are available for decorating, for a nominal fee.
Linus will also be on hand at the pumpking patch to help little ones pick out the perfect pumpkin. Don’t forget to take a picture in front of the stage.
Little ghouls are also encouraged to strut their stuff and show off their Halloween Costumes in the Calico Carnival Costume Cavalcade hosted by the Calico Mayor and Cameo Kate at the Calico Mine Stage.
Kid-friendly show at Birdcage Theatre
Gals and ghouls are in for a treat as new fun Halloween-themed shows are in store with the Bob Baker Marionette Theatre Show at Birdcage Theatre. These peculiar puppeteers will amaze all with a spooky puppet show.
Halloween time at Camp Spooky
At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad, joining Linus in the Pumpkin Patch as he and Sally await the arrival of The Great Pumpkin because Halloween isn’t complete without this timeless tale from the Peanuts Gang.
Additionally, The Camp Snoopy Theater is debuting the Great Pumpkin Palooza show, where you’ll get more than a rock as you join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang for a high-energy music tribute to the best holiday ever, Halloween.
At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure with A Trip to Camp Spooky as riders travel with the PEANUTS Gang® and spot 2D and 3D Halloween themed characters and effects along the trail.
Seasonal rides at Knott’s Spooky Farm
The residents of the Timber Mountain Log Ride will celebrate the Halloween Hootenanny which, adds a family friendly seasonal twist to a park favorite. Mysterious creatures of Timber Mountain that live out in the woods and caverns join the citizens as they honor the season at the Halloween Hootenanny.
The ride’s interior will feature fun surprises as guests venture past the Calico Coffin Creeper band, the town’s green witch and splash down Skull Mountain through a labyrinth of jack-o-lanterns. The seasonal ride will also feature an original song performed by Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. It is the perfect family experience for all to enjoy this Halloween season.
The fun continues for little ones at the Calico Mine Ride with the newly added ride overlay at Calico Candy Mine Ride every Halloween as it mysteriously transforms from silver ore to pure candy. Grab a seat with your little one on the mine train for a sweet trip through a candy-filled dream.
Día de los Muertos at Knott’s Berry Farm
The Halloween fun is parkwide as Día de Los Muertos, ¡ViVir! takes over the Fiesta Plaza Stage. This festive show pays tribute to the Hispanic cultural celebration and traditions of Día de Los Muertos.
For more information on all the exciting things that are going on at Knott’s Berry Farm, visit them online at knotts.com and follow the conversation using #KnottsSpookyFarm.
Knott’s Berry Farm Events
There are many yearly events happening at Knott’s Berry Fun. They are known for “Seasons of Fun” with these park-wide events lasting weeks, sometimes months, and each season brings specialty foods, new shows and fun things to see and do around the park. Read our post on these Knott’s Berry Farm events for complete breakdowns and insider tips to make the most of your visits.
Nearby Knott’s Berry Farm Hotels
- Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel – our first choice because it’s literally within the resort. Your hotel stay also includes parking and if you book the Snoop room, Snoopy himself tucks you in (plus, you get two Snoopy plushies).
- Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim – within walking distance to Knott’s Berry Farm (only half a mile away). Hotel stay includes free self-parking.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Anaheim Buena Park – one mile away from Knott’s Berry Farm. Hotel stay includes breakfast and free self-parking.
Knott’s Spooky Farm 2021 Tickets
Goldstar offers discounted Knott’s Berry Farm tickets and discounted Knott’s Soak City tickets.
Groupon offers discounted Knott’s Berry Farm tickets.
Travelocity offers discounted Knott’s Berry Farm tickets and discounted Knott’s Soak City tickets.
Buy your Knott’s Berry Farm season pass before the year is over to get the best deals!
NOTE: Prices increase throughout the year. Visit Knotts.com for updated pricing.
Originally published on August 23, 2021. Last Updated on October 25, 2022 by Pattie Cordova