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Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Boomerang and Boysenberries

Welcome back to the Farm! Knott's popular Boysenberry Festival starts this weekend - April 1st through 23rd. There's a lot going on right now. New attractions are being built, an old one will soon...

Knott’s Showdown in Ghost Town is VR Fun

Saturday is a big day for Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. April 1st is the start of not only their popular Boysenberry Festival (we'll have an article all about that tomorrow) but...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Shop, Drop and Roll

window.astip_client = "ca-tipjar-pub-4354334762233280" Time for us to return to the SoCal park built by another famous Walt. Knott's is preparing for their annual Boysenberry Festival which will run for most of April. Meanwhile,...

Knott’s Glows Pink Through March 5th

You may have noticed Knott's Supreme Scream and some other famous park attractions glowing a different hue this week. In support of the Susan G. Komen foundation's efforts to find a cure for breast...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Pretty In Pink

The red and green of the holiday decor is coming down at a leisurely pace, and the park is looking pretty in pink before it starts turning purple with the return of the smash...

Yesterland: Disney Sneaks into Knott’s Berry Farm

A little bit of Disney has snuck into Knott’s Berry Farm. It has nothing to do with Disney character collectables at Virginia’s Gift Shop. The skull and crossbones on Mission San Luis Rey, one of...

Yesterland: California Missions, Real and Knott’s

Knott’s calls its missions “scale models.” But is that really what they are? They are works of art—a collaboration between two artists working almost 60 years apart. Let’s look at how these artists represented the...

Knotts Merry Farm Delivers Authentic Christmas Cheer

Southern Californians are lucky folks, especially at the holidays. We may not have snow, but we sure do have a lot of choices for where to find some amazing holiday cheer. Disneyland has the...

Yesterland: The Missions Return to Knott’s Berry Farm

As the 20th century came to a close, Knott’s Berry Farm was reinventing itself as a thrill ride park. Its original focus on California heritage took a backseat. Slowly, over many years, the dioramas...

SeaWorld San Diego – A Look at the Christmas Celebration!

SeaWorld San Diego kicked off its incredibly popular and enchanting Christmas Celebration on Nov. 19 and we're here to give you a look at what to expect! Plus, we'll take a look at progress...

SeaWorld San Diego is Spooktacular

It's been a while since our last visit, but we're back at SeaWorld San Diego with a "Spooktacular" update of the park and their popular Halloween event. Plus, we'll take a look at what's...

5 Tips for Your Visit to Knott’s Scary Farm

This article comes to you from Steve Rosolio, a theme park designer with Super78 Studios. He recently visited Knott's Scary Farm and wanted to share some tips and tricks with you. We'd like to...

New Terrors Unleashed At Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt

UPDATE and EDITOR'S NOTE: Since we first published this article, Knott's has closed their Fear VR attraction due to pressure from an ultra-conservative religious group on the grounds that it is offensive to those...

Five Tips For Surviving a Theme Park Haunt for the Complete Chicken

Amy has updated her Haunt Tips for the 2016 season. Please be sure to share your tips for helping those who are afraid to enjoy their local haunt. I’m really an odd duck. I love...

Knott’s Wraps Up Ghost Town Live This Weekend With Plot Twist and Fireworks

All good things must come to an end. Ghost Town LIVE at Knott's Berry Farm wraps up on Labor Day with plot twists, and a final Hoe Down on Monday night which will wrap...

Fab News – Rebels, Spies & Boysenberry Pies

I want to thank those of you that have been thinking of me and helping me in different ways, from the bottom of my heart. In a few months, I hope this illness will...

Knotts Scary Farm Mazes Announced and Expansion for Soak City

The season of scares is upon us once again and Knott's has announced their Halloween Haunt lineup for 2016. But there's so much more news coming out of Knott's Berry Farm today, including a...

Fab News: Amok, Amok, Amok and More!

Hello Fabanistas! I'd like to start by thanking you all for the kind words, calls, emails and donations after Tuesday's article. This has been a scary time for me and it really helps to...

Yesterland: Antique Auto Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm

Yesterland takes you on the Antique Auto Ride at Yester Knott’s Berry Farm. The electric cars run along a center rail, so there’s no need to steer. The track winds through a contoured, landscaped...

Fab News: WDW Security Stops Armed Man

Hello my loves. I always like to get the scary stuff out of the way first - but, actually, it makes me feel a bit safer. Remember when I said I was happy that...