Knott's Berry Farm Is Celebrating The Holidays With "Taste of Merry Farm"


It's the end of October, which means we're already thinking about the holidays. Of course, things are a little different this year because of the pandemic, but Knott's Berry Farm wants to bring some sense of normalcy into our lives. There's nothing like spending the holidays inside of a theme park with all of the lights and decorations and while the rides won't be open, you can experience the merriest of seasons will all of the food and retail experience with the new Knott’s Taste of Merry Farm! While waiting for the approval of theme parks in Orange County to reopen, Knott's has been hosting very successful "Taste" experiences where you can try new foods and shop. Well, the latest seasonal food and retail event to get you in the holiday spirit is Knott's Taste of Merry Farm. Not only will there be over 60 unique food and drink items offered on the tasting card, but you'll get to try all of these foods with the perfect holiday backdrop as Knott's transforms its theme park with all of the decor, twinkling lights, and a variety of picturesque holiday settings. Some of the food options will include: Fully Loaded Turkey Dinner Tater Tots and Comet’s Cinnamon Bun with a Maple Glaze and Candied Pecans, plus options for all dietary preferences. Once you're done eating and you're ready to work off that food baby, you can take care of your holiday shopping at their stores and find gift from artisan local crafters.

Knott's Taste of Merry Farm will take place on select dates starting on November 20th and ending on January 3rd. The only way into the experience is with a tasting card purchased in advance at knotts.com. Adult tasting cards for ages 12+ are $40 (plus tax) and will include five food tastings, and Junior tasting cards for ages 3-11, including three food tastings, are $20 (plus tax). Tasting cards are date specific and must be purchased online at knotts.com or through the Knott's Berry Farm mobile app prior to the date of visit. Scheduled dates for the event are:

  • November 20-29
  • December 4-6
  • December 11-13
  • December 18-24
  • December 26-30
  • January 1-3 

Knott's Berry Farm is continuing to follow state, local and CDC health guidelines to make ensure the safety of guests and employees. Tasting cards are limited each day to ensure physical distancing, guests will be required to enter a temperature screening and security checkpoint at the main gate, guests must also wear a facial covering at all times unless sitting at a table or bench to eat, frequently touched surfaces are disinfected daily and sanitized frequently, seating will be spaced out, you'll notice proper signage and markers to remind everyone of social distancing, and store occupancy is limited to less than 50% of the normal building capacity.

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