Located in Buena Park, CA, Knott’s Berry Farm is known for its thrilling roller coasters, but there are also plenty of rides and shows to entertain families with younger children. Be on the lookout for Charlie Brown and his favorite side-kick Snoopy, as well as the rest of the Peanuts gang while panning for gold, listening to a banjo band, riding the Merry-Go-Round or enjoying a tasty lunch. There is plenty of family fun at Knott’s Berry Farm.
Rides at Knott’s Berry Farm
For families that like mild adventure, there are many rides to enjoy. Here’s a list of some rides that are kid-friendly.
Family Rides: These are rides the whole family can enjoy together.
• Butterfly Stagecoach
• Calico Railroad
• Grand Sierra Scenic Railroad
• Sky Cabin
• High Sierra Ferris Wheel
• Balloon Race
• Joe Cool’s GR8 SK8
• Panning for Gold
Just for the Kids: Kids might enjoy doing these on their own.
• Huff and Puff
• Charlie Brown’s Speedway
• Camp Bus
• Log Peeler
• Lucy’s Tugboat
• Red Baron
• Snoopy Bounce
• Rocky Road Trucking Company
• Woodstock’s Airmail
Entertainment at Knott’s Berry Farm
Don’t miss out on the live entertainment while visiting the park. A popular show is the Peanut’s Character Show, located at Camp Snoopy, where kids get to see all of their favorite characters sing and dance live on stage.
Here are other shows that families will enjoy:
• Calico Saloon Show
• Native American Dancers
• Mystery Lodge
The Fool’s Gold Stunt Show and Cowboy Antics might be better suited for older kids since there can be a “shoot out” that could take place.
Attractions at Knott’s Berry Farm
While wandering through the park, be sure to stop and check out these attractions that show a bit of California history.
• Independence Hall
• Ghost Town Jail
• The Old School House
• Pony Express Outpost
• Western Trails Museum
Snacks and Souvenirs at Knott’s Berry Farm
There are plenty of food vendors located throughout the park. From a quick snack to a sit-down meal, you won’t go hungry. Kids meals are available at certain locations. Be sure to leave room for a treat too. Stop by the Candy Cottage, Super Scoop Ice Cream shop, or grab cotton candy at a snack cart to satisfy your sweet tooth. After a full day at the park, on your way out, swing by Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant for Cordelia Knott’s traditional fried chicken, homemade biscuits and boysenberry pie.
Camp Spooky at Knott’s Berry Farm
If you happen to be in the area around Halloween, be sure to check out Snoopy’s Costume Party that takes place on the weekends and is included with general admission. Kids ages three to eleven will be treated to trick-or-treat in the park, cookie decorating, a hay maze in the Great Pumpkin patch, and a costume parade with Snoopy and his pals.
However you choose to spend your time at the park, there is lots of family fun at Knott’s Berry Farm that will provide. lasting memories.