Knott’s Berry Farm, the home of amazing food and fun for everyone is reopening its gates next month as the theme park safely resumes regular operations with limited capacity and new reservation requirements. Loyal pass holders will get to enter the park first on May 6 The plan is, that if all goes well, a grand reopening to the general public is planned for May 21. This will kick off the summer-long, Knott’s 100th Anniversary Celebration.

There will be plenty to discover when the park reopens with “The Knott’s Family Reunion” which looks to reunite family and friends in a safe and fun environment after a year-long closure due to COVID-19. New and unforgettable experiences await in honor of the park’s 100 years of history and family fun for all.

Knott’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

The anniversary celebration runs through September 6, 2021. In accordance with current state guidelines, capacity will be limited and available to California residents only with reservations required for both single-day visits and Season Passholders. Ticket sales and reservations will be available starting April 26.

Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair

During the 100th anniversary celebration, guests can experience the brand-new Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair, a 4-D interactive dark ride that pays tribute to the classic attraction from 35 years ago.

New Character meet and greets

Guests also will have the opportunity to meet Knott’s all-new lovable costumed characters.

Knott’s Summer Nights

Knott’s Summer Nights returns with live music, DJs and one-of-a-kind food and drink specialties. In addition, the theme park is planning a nightly ceremony featuring multiple attractions lighting up the evening and culminating in a special moment with the redesigned illuminated K-tower. Guests also will find festive new park décor, including special photo settings that pay homage to favorite attractions from the past and commemorative merchandise celebrating the park’s vast history. These are just a few of the many special surprises that can only come from your friends at Knott’s.

Season Pass Info

All 2020 and 2021 season passes purchased through May 5, 2021, will be valid through May 5, 2022. Knott’s Season Passes are now available starting at $101 or six easy payments of $13.50 after an initial payment. Gold Passes are $135 or six easy payments of just $17.00 after an initial payment. Information regarding Soak City Waterpark will be coming soon. These offers end on June 20, 2021. Applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment plans are only available at

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