Spring has sprung at Knott’s Berry Farm, and with it comes the return of the annual Knott’s Berry Bloom celebration. Knott’s Berry Bloom – which runs from April 12 through April 27 – features displays of beautiful spring colors, interactive family-friendly activities, expanded gourmet food and wine tasting opportunities, and more.
New for 2014, the Ghost Town Boysenberry Festival will honor this delectable berry (our favorite!) by allowing guests to wine, dine, and buy boysenberry inspired products throughout the streets of the Old West. The founders of Knott’s Berry Farm will be honored through Walter & Cordelia Knott’s Original Roadside Boysenberry Stand, from which guests can purchase authentic boysenberry plants and preserves.
Throughout Ghost Town, guests can watch demonstrations of canning homemade jam, blacksmithing, and cooking up homemade boysenberry glazes. On School House Road, guests can try their hand at Western-themed games with a boysenberry twist. Daily boysenberry pie-eating contests will take place in front of the Birdcage Theater. And when the sun sets on Ghost Town, the buildings and midways light up in (what else?) festive boysenberry purple hues.
Live entertainment includes Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies (nighttime, outside Birdcage Theater), Peanuts Party in the Park (Charleston Circle), Bloomination! (nighttime, Charleston Fountain), Flower Power (Camp Snoopy Theater), and live salsa dancing in Fiesta Village. Other interactive fun includes the Easter Beagle’s Enormous Egg Hunt with prize locations for kids 3 to 11 years old, and Big Boardwalk Games (oversized shuffle board, tic-tac-toe, and bowling) near Xcelerator.
Knott’s is open extended hours from 10am to 10pm during Knott’s Berry Bloom, allowing guests extra time to take advantage of all of the limited-time offerings. To track the fun, follow the hashtag #KnottsSpring on Twitter and Instagram.
Knotts Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park CA 90620. (714) 220-5200
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