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Knotts Merry Farm 2022 returns on November 18 through January 8. This year is brighter and merrier than ever with festive entertainment, delicious themed treats, and fantastic shows. Here is the full lineup of this year’s shows and a special first look at the Knotts Merry Farm food offerings!

Don’t miss our complete list of Holiday Events in Orange County!


Snoopy’s Night Before Christmas Show

 The beloved ice show is reimagined for the 40th anniversary of Snoopy on Ice. Snoopy’s Night Before Christmas will have all of the aspects that guests have come to love from the ice show, with special technological additions to make it more magical than ever. The Camp Snoopy Theatre debuts Best Wishes, a heartwarming tale of the Peanuts gang spreading the word of the true meaning of Christmas.


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Knott’s Merry Farm 2022 Performances & Entertainment

  • Home for the Holidays, where joyous merriment takes over the Calico Mine Stage with dancing and fun set to popular holiday tunes.
  • Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol comes to life in the intimate setting of Ghost Town’s historic Bird Cage Theatre
  • The Gift of the Magi, 1885, a brand-new adaptation of a classic Christmas tale
  • the Calico Carolers, Knott’s own vocal quartet, transport guests back in time to a Victorian Christmas as they perform the season’s songs throughout the streets of Ghost Town.
  • The Sleigh Bells, the a capella group, will be in Calico Park serenading guests with soulful versions of Christmas classics.
  • Bluegrass Duo takes the stage at Firemans BBQ with a variety of classic bluegrass hits and old favorites, and this Duo will have toes tappin’ and hands clappin’!
  • Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies will put on a foot-stompin’ Christmas show with energetic music and comedy for the whole family. In Boardwalk Ballroom, the dance floor is open as the best swing bands around put their own spin on the season at the 
  • Tinsel Top Club is open in the Boardwalk Ballroom. The dance floor is open as the best swing bands around put their own spin on the season at the Nearby at Boardwalk BBQ

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Magical Snow & Glow Experience

Every night during Merry Farm, the park comes alive as the lights of the season brighten the night. In Ghost Town, a magical Snow and Glow experience fills the buildings and paths with thousands of lights dancing to the beat of Christmas music while “snow” gently falls.

Then as day turns into night, the park will also sparkle and shine with a nightly tree lighting ceremony


Santa’s Christmas Cabin

Families will want to head to Santa’s Christmas Cabin for meet and greets with Santa and fun holiday treats. After meeting with Santa, kids can enjoy cookies and milk while parents enjoy cups of hot cocoa with some Baileys Irish Cream.


Sneak Peak of Santa’s Cabin Treats

Here is a sneak peak of some new tasty treats available inside Santa’s Cabin. Enjoy decadent bread pudding or select from a variety of crispy waffles stuffed with filling like pumpkin cheesecake, strawberries with cream, and caramel banana.


Knotts Merry Farm Food 2022 Offerings

Enjoy this first look at some of the Knotts Merry Farm food offerings available this year. Be sure to check back soon and follow us on Instagram @cuisineandtravel for our Knotts Merry Farm food preview!

Pictured above are the Christmas Peppermint Bark Cake & Prancer’s Pumpkin Cheesecake Roll Funnel Cake.


Board Walk BBQ Turkey Sandwich, glazed crispy brussel sprouts, and scallop potatoes


Maple Fun Bun


Tinseltown’s Turkey, Bacon Alfredo Tater Bites


Yuletide S’mores Pecan Milkshake


Happy Tiding’s Turkey Burger with Cranberry Mashers and Gravy

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Turkey Bites with Gravy & Brussel Sprouts (My personal favorite!)

Here is a full list of all 2022 Knotts Merry Farm food offerings and where to find them.



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One thing I always love about Knott’s Berry Farm is how affordable it is for families. There really isn’t a better deal in all of Southern California and the park is beautiful. Talk about a great Christmas present the kids will continue to love all year long.

A 2023 Season Pass includes unlimited visits through 2022 plus all of 2023, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes admission to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark.

Regular Season passes are as low as 10 payments of $10 after the initial payment and Gold Season Passes are as low as $14 after the initial payment. These offers end on January 8, 2023. Pricing and more information are available at



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