Knott's Berry Farm Halloween Haunt FAQ: What is it?
Knott’s professional “scare-masters” have transformed the old Berry Farm into Knott’s Scary Farm for another year of the world’s first, biggest and most famous theme park Halloween event! Beginning September 25 and running for 28 select horrifying nights through Halloween, this is the original, in-your-face LIVE Halloween experience – a 160-acre living horror movie filled with 13 chilling mazes, 7 hair-raising shows, 3 horrific scare zones and 1,000 monsters roaming for their next victim. Knott's Halloween Haunt continues to set new standards in adult scare entertainment! What's so special about The Haunt?
Knott’s 36th Annual Halloween Haunt is:
-The world’s first Halloween
theme park event.
-The world’s largest theme park
-The largest event in the
amusement park industry.
-The original inspiration for
hundreds of “copycat” Theme park
Halloween events worldwide.
-Received the 2007 Golden Ticket Award for "Best Halloween Event in the World" by Amusement Today. What about tickets?
Halloween Haunt is a special ticket event not covered by regular Knott’s Berry Farm Theme Park admission. Can I buy tickets online?
Save time and shipping fees when you buy tickets with Print @ Home. Tickets also available online at www.ticketmaster.com
. Service charges apply to all online orders. Can I buy tickets by phone?
Call Knott’s Haunt Line at (714) 220-5000 or the Ticketmaster® Haunt Lines at (213) 365-3535 and (714) 703-2555. (Service charges apply to all phone orders.) What about group discounts?
Knott’s offers various Halloween Haunt discounts for groups. Call Group Sales at (714) 220-5163. Any special tips?
Halloween Haunt is not recommended for children under 13. No guest costumes or event re-entry please. Any special events for children under 13?
For the younger set, Knott’s Treasure Hunt in Camp Snoopy is an alternative daytime non-scare celebration of Halloween cheer rather than fear offered weekends October 4-26, and is included with regular park admission. This special, family-friendly, event is a playful pirate party complete with trick or treating, “Captain Jack’s Haunted Hideaway” maze, and themed entertainment for kids ages 3-11. Tickets: Ticket Prices Pre-Sale:
$47.99 Adult Day of Event:
$52.99 Adult Sept
1-5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22,
23, 26, 29, and 30 Pre-Sale:
$49.99 Adult Day of Event:
$52.99 Adult Oct
10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 Nov
1 Add-Ons: V.I.P. and Pre-Scare Dinner Specials:
Once again Knott’s V.I.P. and Pre-Scare Dinner Specials offer Haunt ticket holders specially themed “boo-ffet” dinner options followed by early entry into Haunt a few minutes before it opens to the public. The V.I.P. Dinner (with pre-paid reservations) is $18.99 plus tax and the V.I.P. Walk Up dinner is $20.99 plus tax (Does not include gratuity or Haunt event tickets). Each V.I.P. Dinner special includes an extended menu and a specially-themed Souvenir Haunt Cup!
Our Pre-Scare Dinner is back by popular demand! On October 11, 18, and 25 for only 14.99 plus tax (with pre-paid reservations) or Walk Up dining for 16.99 plus tax (does not include gratuity or Haunt event tickets) you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-EAT themed BOO-FFET dinner! Plus, enjoy early entry into the park! Check back for additional nights based on demand!
These special offers are available each night to Haunt ticket holders only with advance pre-paid dinner reservations (Pre-Scare Dinner closed Oct. 26th). To make your reservations, call 714-220-5055 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. You must have your Haunt tickets already purchased and a valid credit card ready when making your reservations (sorry, no refunds). Also, check back here to make your reservations boo-line, excuse us, online! Yes, be part of Halloween Haunt history to be the first to reserve your V.I.P or Pre-Scare Dinner specials right here! It's fast and easy! No more waiting! Remember to check back here for additional Pre-Scare Dinner nights and to make your reservations online! Post-Scare Breakfast Special:
Dine with us after the Scare of Your Life at Knott's Halloween Haunt Breakfast Buffet! Located at Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant. Midnight- 3:00am $9.95 plus tax (Does not include tax or gratuity). This is a Walk Up Breakfast no reservations required.
Three (3) complete Halloween Haunt hotel packages:
Ranging from the “Gruesome Getaway” Package at $429, the "Haunted Dreams" Package starting at $209 and the “Bare Bones” Package at $159, there is something to fit everyone’s taste and pocketbook. Based on double occupancy and subject to availability. Call the Knott’s Berry Farm Resort Hotel at (714) 995-1111 or (866) 752-2444 for reservations and ask for Gruesome Getaway”, “Haunted Dreams”, “Bare Bones” or for on-line reservations, visit www.knottshotel.com
. V.I.M. (Very Important Monster) Tour:
For just $2,000, up to six (6) fright fans can have the ultimate haunt experience. Knott’s is again offering its escorted V.I.M. (Very Important Monster) Tours featuring: Event admission for up to a maximum of 6 guests. One (1) Tour escort for the entire evening. Back door access to attractions, mazes and rides. Preferred seating at selected shows. Tours must be arranged a minimum of one week in advanceof expected date of visit. Tour will begin at 7:00pm and conclude at Park closing (1:00am/2:00am depending on night). Parking is not included. Guest will be directed to event parking at a cost of $10.00 per car or for preferred parking at $15.00 per car (on a first come first serve basis). Full payment is required at time of booking along with fax verification. Cancellation of a tour must take place a minimum of 72 hours prior to the day of the event or guest is subject to a cancellation fee of $75.00.
To make reservations for a Haunt V.I.M. Tour or for any questions, please call (714) 220-5298 Monday through Friday from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Prices are subject to change without notice. Hours: 7pm - 1am Sept: 25, 28 Oct: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30 7pm - 2am Sept: 26, 27 Oct: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 Nov: 1 Mazes: The Slaughterhouse
Main Gate Area - New!
Folks from near and far come a-runnin’ for Farmer Willy’s world famous BBQ! Why you can smell the sizzling meat all the way from the interstate! Just take Exit I-13 and follow your nose! Venture through the Slaughterhouse where Farmer Willy will auction you off to the highest bidder, tenderize you with his chainsaw, and grind you into a tasty meat treat. Bone appetite! Quarantine Fiesta Plaza - New!
In March 2008, the U.S. Government issued an emergency order sealing off an apartment complex in Los Angeles. A HazMat team was sent to investigate the quarantined building. Authorities have now denied any knowledge of the incident. The residents were never heard from again. There were no explanations; there was no evidence, until now. Experience the truth for yourself when you try to escape Sony Pictures’, Quarantine. www.containthetruth.com Alien Annihilation The Lake (3D Laser Tag) - New!
Begin transmission: – last entry log of deep space mining vessel Korova Matushka – ship has crashed – following homing beacon – discovery of alien ship – infestation imminent – send help – send help – end transmission.
Lock and load for a descent into the depths of an alien war. Your only companion is your mega-round-thrust repeater rifle and the hordes of alien invaders that threaten to take over the planet. The air lock is opening – prepare for Alien Annihilation! Cornstalkers Stage Coach Trail - New!
“We’re not in Oz anymore.” Dorothy has returned to Kansas, but she is not alone. Race through the cursed cornfield to escape the evil minions of the Wicked Witch. You can try to click your heels but the only way you’re going home is stuffed with straw and impaled by the Cornstalkers. The Labyrinth Balloon Race - New!
Take a journey through a forgotten forest, into the dark catacombs that lie beneath a ruined castle. The evil king has long since passed on but his cursed court still haunts the halls of the mysterious labyrinth. Don’t lose your way as you twist and turn through chambers unknown and vainly try to escape the menagerie of mythical monsters that roam the never-ending corridors. Club Blood GhostRider 2 - New!
Welcome to Club Blood where the music is hypnotic and the cocktails are bloody. In the dark underbelly of the city, human victims are drained of their life to nourish the children of the night. Join the hypnotic dance macabre and explore the dark side of the undead. The Doll Factory Wilderness Dance Hall
In an old, abandoned toy factory, the Marionette Murderer, a psychotic serial killer turns his beautiful victims into life-size porcelain dolls for his personal collection. Tour his twisted museum of death and disfigurement, and hope to escape his mechanical lair. Killer Clown Kollege Xcelerator
Welcome Freshmen to the greatest killing on earth! Make your way through the not so prestigious halls of Clown U. Step right up and experience a wacky, horn blowing deluge of messy make-up and mayhem. During your initiation into this fearsome Fraternity you may just laugh yourself to death! Black Widow's Cavern Mine Ride
Dare to enter the old, abandoned mine, now overrun by deadly spiders. Get caught in the web of the horrific arachnids as you travel the train of terror on the old miner’s path of doom. Pyromaniax Log Ride
A fire bursts out on the mountain due to a tragic accident at the resident Moonshine Factory. It seems the locals have been using toxic waste to make their libation, and now the lethal fumes are turning everyone (including the Fire Fighters) into murderous mutants. Lost Vegas Bumper Cars
This condemned casino is ready for the wrecking ball, or did that already happen? Here, the only thing more frightening than the cocktail servers is the constant refrain of “Seven Out!” 13 Axe Murder Manor Mystery Lodge
A once grand Victorian mansion now lies condemned and fenced off from the eyes of civilization. The gruesome axe murders that once occurred on the grounds have left the house filled with angry spirits, designed to seek vengeance on the living. The Asylum The GhostRider 1
In this home for the demented, the inmates pale in comparison to the bizarre behavior of the guards and doctors. Who is running this Asylum? Scare Zones: Ghost Town
With 36 years of the finest thrills and chills, Ghost Town keeps ’em screaming. Welcome back to Halloween Haunt’s first and world famous scare zone. The fog-filled streets are lined with ghouls, ghosts, and things that slide in the night. The Gauntlet Camp Snoopy
Bring out your dead! Through the plague-riddled streets of Camp Snoopy, the king ruthlessly rules his subjects through torture and cruelty. This malicious Medieval Faire features rat-eaten peasants, maniacal monks, and putrid pipers. Flee for your lives! CarnEvil The Boardwalk
The Boardwalk has taken an evil turn as gruesome carnival characters perform their bizarre side-shows and evil clowns show their true colors. Shows: Fangs
A Vampire Show
Ghoul Time Theatre
Carl Philblatt, the president of the Society of Undead Creatures Kickin' It, has hired two non-vampires (Frank Maciel and Jeremy Carter of Hacks) to sell other non-vampires on the upside of vampirism. The two vampire "sellers" will intersperse wacky vampire comedy with a cast of edgy vampire dancers and singers. 21st Century vampires living in an 18th century, gothic, castle-like vampire lair.
Silver Bullet Midway
Lethal combinations of fire, dance and pulsating music returns to create one of Haunt’s “hottest” shows. Get ready for fire spinning, eating, breathing and more.
Bird Cage Theatre
Cast your vote for insanity as the demented Doctor hatches yet another fiendish plot with the help of his psycho sidekick, Wolfgang.
Loosely based on Indiana Jones, it stars Santa Ana Smith. The set resembles an ancient Mayan/Aztec/Peruvian Temple. As the show begins, sitting atop a down lit pedestal is a large jar of Knott's Boysenberry Jam. There is movement. A shadow of a man wearing a fedora appears. Santa Ana Smith of course. He simulates the idol grab sequence from "Raiders" and of course what ensues is chaos. Smith has with him a group of inept explorers and a side kick who always seems to be the one who gets injured during Smith's dangerous attempts. Pop icons of the year's previous headlines will be "sacrificed." The usual blood bath fight sequence will return.
Festival of Freaks
Zamora the Torture King amazes the audience with his mind blowing, invasive, self-inflicted pain torture. He shares the stage with Miss Electra who also amazes the masses while her body tolerates thousands of watts of electrical current.
Roar with laughter as De’Anna the Hypnochick seduces volunteers to perform embarrassing antics while in a hypnotic slumber.
The Chipper Lowell Experience
Prop illusionist/comedian Chipper Lowell returns on selected nights to show our audiences what happens when comedy and magic collide. Up Next: Worlds of Fun