Knott’s is Southern California’s most affordable theme park offering adventure and fun for all age groups. With the price of a single ticket to Disneyland® going for over $100.00, a family of four can visit Knott’s for about half the price of a visit to Disneyland California.
Knott’s Berry Farm Discount Tickets
Daytrippen.com is a partner of Ares Travel an authorized ticket seller to Knott’s Berry Farm. Current offers include $38.00 off general admission tickets. There is a $2 convenience fee per ticket which extremely low compared to other ticket vendors. You can purchase Tickets online or call 1-877-300-6138 to order tickets by phone.
These tickets are offered by Goldstar Events, Inc. A national ticket vendor and authorized ticket seller of Knott’s. Goldstar convenience fees tend to be higher but the savings are huge. Goldstar also offers discounts for Aquarium of the Pacific and Legoland California. Tickets can be purchased online only. Goldstar’s newsletter features hundreds of low-cost events.
From time-to-time Costco offers seasonal discount tickets for Knott’s Berry Farm. Check your local store for details or visit the Costo Travel website. Theme park tickets through Costco are exclusively for members only. Annual membership fees start at $60.00 per person.
4. AAA Knott’s Discount (Auto Club)
In order the get the best AAA discount you will need to visit a branch office or log into your account online. You can also show your valid AAA card at the ticket booth and get a $28.00 discount (30% off). You will have to stand in line to get this discount which can be quite long on the weekends and during the summer season.
5. Ralphs Knott’s Discount
Ralphs grocery store occasional features exclusive coupons on Knott’s tickets, check your local store for details. When offered part of the proceeds from ticket sales usually benefit a local charity.
5. Knott’s Groupon Discount
Groupon features Knott’s Berry Farm General Admission Tickets on their website but currently do not have them. During the summer season, a ride-and-slide combo ticket is sometimes offered. Groupon offers some really great deals, however, Knott’s is not one of them. We post an update if tickets are available in the future.
6. Go Los Angeles Card Discount
The Go Los Angeles Card is a multi-attraction pass that advertises that you can save up to 50%. The catch is that you must visit multiple attractions in order to realize the discount. Actual savings are usually much less. If you are on a vacation the Go Los Angeles Card can be a great deal. If you only want to visit Knott’s then we do not recommend this discount card.
7. Go San Diego Card
The Go San Diego Card features attractions mostly in the San Diego area but does include Knott’s. Savings depend on how many attractions you can visit during the time limit of the card. Go Cards are a best suited for folks on vacation. They are not so great if you only plan on visiting one theme park.
8. Military Discounts at Knotts
Show your Military I.D. card at the Knott’s Berry Farm ticket booth and get a regular admission ticket for $52. Order Military Discount tickets online and get a slightly higher discount but you will have to pay a processing fee. This discount includes spouse or dependents but they must be present when purchasing tickets. During November and December, free tickets for Military are usually offered by the park
9. Fire & Law Enforcement Days
This is really a great deal for active, full-time fire, and law enforcement personnel. 2 complimentary tickets plus a nice discount on additional tickets. Promo code to use when ordering is FIRELAW. Check the Knott’s website for current and future Fire & Law Enforcement discounts.
Packages include hotel room and tickets to Knotts. Choose from 40 nearby hotels including the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel located adjacent to the park. These packages are offered through Ares Travel an authorized ticket seller to Knott’s Berry Farm. Vacation packages start as low as $186 for two persons, hotel and tickets
Tips Before You Go
- If you’re planning a visit to Knotts Berry Farm the number one tip we have is to arrive when the park opens. This will give you, at least, two hours of short lines for all the major rides.
- After 12:00-noon the park gets busy. Hundreds of people will be pouring through the gate and the lines will be growing.
- Is there any place you can park for free? Behind Soak City along Stanton Avenue, there are places to park for free. See the comment section of this page for more details on free parking.
- Parking at Knott’s parking lots is currently $20.00.
- Knott’s Berry Farm Season Passes can only be purchased from the park. Season Passes are a good deal if you live within an hours drive of the park.
- How much are tickets for Knott’s at the gate: 2019 -Adults $82.00 Age 3-11 $52.00.
- Knott’s offers a Fast Lane ticket with a limited number available each day. Fast Lane features priority boarding on select rides.
- Season passes are a great way to save if you live within easy travel distance of the theme park.
Knotts Berry Farm Rides & Attractions
America’s first theme park Knotts Berry Farm has ten roller coasters including Xcelerator, Ghost Rider, Jaguar, Pony Express and Silver Bullet. There are also three water rides, Bigfoot Rapids, Perilous Plunge and original Timber Mountain Log Ride.
Knott’s Calico Mine Ride
Knott’s mine ride was the first big attraction at the farm. Opened in 1960 this family-friendly ride takes visitors into a gold mine complete with caverns, waterfalls, and the mother load room. Over the years the mine received minor updates and additions. In 2014 the Calico Mine tour got a major upgrade. State-of-the-art animatronic figures, new lighting, special effects, and new mine cars.
Knotts Berry Farm Ghost Town
Knott’s Ghost Town is one of the original attractions in the park. Walter Knott collected buildings from mining camps and abandoned towns and created a replica western town. Today the ghost town has a Blacksmith Shop, Sheriff’s Office, Silver Dollar Saloon, Bird Cage Theatre, Boot Hill, Gold Panning, and many other buildings. A few of the buildings were moved from Calico Ghost Town near Barstow which was once owned by Walter Knott.
Knotts Camp Snoopy
Knott’s Berry Farm is very family friendly and offers plenty of rides for younger children. Camp Snoopy has 12 rides just for kids including Charlie Brown’s Speedway, Lucy’s Tugboat, Woodstock’s Airmail and Rocky Road Trucking’ Company.
Dining at Knotts Berry Farm
Knott’s Chicken Dinner
Knott’s Berry Farm Chicken Dinner Restaurant serves over a million guests each year and is the largest full-service restaurant in California that serves chicken as its main course. Also on the grounds at Knott’s is a Pinks Hot Dogs and a TGIF restaurant. All three restaurants are outside the park entrance. Nearby Buena Park Downtown features a Chili’s, Olive Garden, and numerous fast food restaurants.
Events at Knotts
Every October Knott’s Berry Farm turns into Knott’s Scary Farm. Halloween Haunt at Knott’s is the world’s largest theme park Halloween event. There are over 1000 monsters roaming the grounds at Knotts, 4 shows, and 13 different mazes.
Christmas is a wonderful time to visit. Knott’s Christmas Farm is decorated with holiday lights and has a crafts village offering handmade one-of-a-kind gifts and strolling carolers. Knott’s Berry Farm Christmas Craft Fair is free weekdays, no admission required.
During the Summer Knott’s Soak City Water Park opens its gates for cool fun in the Southern California sun. Knott’s Soak City is a 13-acre water park designed to look like a 1950s beach town.
Knott’s Berry Farm has changed over the years but has still managed to keep its charm. This wonderful theme park offers entertainment for every member of the family from grandparents to younger children. Knott’s Berry Farm 8039 Beach Boulevard Buena Park, CA 90620.