Knotts Boysenberry Festival: 2023 In-Depth Guide

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March 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am - May 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm CST

A family enjoys food and drinks at the Boysenberry Festival at Knott's Berry Farm

Celebrate boysenberries in all their forms at the annual Knott's Boysenberry Festival! From a variety of boysenberry-infused dishes and drinks to live musical stage shows and fun games, there is no limit to the fun at this annual event.

Gobble down lip-smacking specialty desserts and beverages, all while listening to your favorite bands. Then, browse the goods of local crafters for the best souvenirs.

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Follow along as we share all the sweet happenings at Knott's Boysenberry Festival!

Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Tickets

Click here to buy your tickets.

Boysenberry Festival Bundle - 3 Free Tasting Items!

$ 89.99 –  This Boysenberry Festival ticket option offers valid admission, three food tastings on the date picked, and parking.

Boysenberry Festival Tasting Card

$55 – This Boysenberry Festival ticket includes six tastings of your choice from a list of over 30 food items.

Boysenberry Festival T-Shirt & Pin 

Valid for one event t-shirt and collectible pin. Head to the special event booth near the GhostRider entrance to redeem the items. Only available through May 7, 2023.

  • Adult: $20.99 (online transaction)
  • Ladies: $20.99 (online transaction)
  • Youth: $17.99 online transaction)

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About Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival

Knott's Boysenberry Festival is the park’s food and wine event featuring all kinds of dishes and beverages inspired by boysenberry, the berry that started it all.

Treat your tastebuds to a delicious adventure and take the chance to eat a boysenberry cake, smoothie, waffle, and more. The fair introduces entirely new food options every year, so don’t forget to stop by and see what's fresh.

In addition to innovative food and drinks, Knott's Boysenberry Festival entertains the crowd with live music and musical stage shows at Calico Mine Stage. Afterward, it's all Boysenberry fun and games with your entire gang.

Boysenberry Festival Knott’s Tasting Options

Gold Mine Trail Booth

  • Boysenberry Cider
  • Boysenberry Hazy IPA Beer
  • Boysenberry Lemonade Seltzer
  • Boysenberry Margarita garnished with a Salt Rim and Lime
  • Boysenberry Mud Slide over Ice
  • Boysenberry Panna Cotta with a Shortbread Cookie
  • Boysenberry Sangria with an Orange Slice
  • Boysenberry Wine
  • Buffalo Chicken over Mac & Cheese with a Boysenberry Ranch Drizzle
  • Jambalaya with Boysenberry Sausage, Chicken, and Shrimp with Green Onions
  • Wild Rice, Vegan Tofu, and Kale Bowl with an Apricot and Knott's Boysenberry Glaze

Wagon Wheel Pizza Booth

  • Boysenberry BBQ Meatball Pizza
  • Boysenberry Smoothie
  • Caprese Garlic Bread with a Boysenberry Balsamic Glaze

Ghost Town Bakery

  • Boysenberry Blondie
  • Boysenberry Panna Cotta with a Shortbread Cookie
  • Boysenberry Swirl Big Fat Cookie
  • Boysenberry Waffle with Whipped Cream and Boysenberry Maple Syrup
  • Cucumber Lemonade with Raspberries and Boysenberries

Spurs Chophouse

  • Veggie Chili with a Boysenberry Crostini
  • Boysenberry BBQ Beef Tips over Parmesan Grits with Green Onions
  • Chicken Wings with a Boysenberry Sweet Chili Glaze
  • Boysenberry Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich
  • Boysenberry Mango Lemonade with Mint

Silver Bullet Booth

  • Beef Barbacoa over Mac & Cheese with a Boysenberry Chipotle Crema
  • Salmon, Cucumber, and Orzo Salad with Boysenberry Dressing
  • Boysenberry Dippin’ Dots
  • Boysenberry Lager Beer
  • Boysenberry Lemonade Seltzer

Calico Railroad Boot

  • Boysenberry Lemonade Seltzer
  • Boysenberry Wine, Beer, and Juice

Chow House Booth

  • Elote with a Boysenberry Butter, Boysenberry Mayo, and Cotija Cheese
  • Buffalo Chicken over Mac & Cheese with a Boysenberry Ranch Drizzle
  • GhostTownGrub
  • Sweet Corn with a Boysenberry Syrup
  • Boysenberry Waffle
  • Wilderness Dance Hall

Boysenberry Bread Pudding

  • Charcuterie Board with a Boysenberry Crostini and Boysenberry Mustard
  • Chicken Wings with a Boysenberry Sweet Chili Glaze
  • Cauliflower Bites with a Boysenberry Curry Drizzle
  • Loaded Potato Bowl with Boysenberry Cheese Sauce, Bacon, and Chives
  • Salmon, Cucumber, and Orzo Salad with Boysenberry Dressing
  • Sushi Burrito with Spicy Crab Surimi, Avocado, Lettuce, Crispy Onions, Sesame & Unagi Sauce

Tasting Locations

  • Front Gate Booth
  • Wagon Wheel Pizza Booth
  • Sutter’s Complex Wilderness Broiler Booth
  • Ghost Town Bakery
  • Chow House
  • Gourmet Churro Factory
  • Ghost Town Grub
  • Calico Railroad Booth
  • Gold Mine Trail Boot
  • Silver Bullet Booth
  • California Store
  • General Store
  • Little Spurs

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Date

"When is Knott's Boysenberry Festival 2023?" you may wonder. Knott’s Boisenberry Festival runs from March 10, 2023, through April 16, 2023, and then from April 21, 2023, through May 7, 2023, on weekends only.

Knott's Boysenberry Festival Food Venue

Located at 8039 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA 90620.

Experience Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Taste so many dishes and drinks that you never knew existed at Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. Featuring over a dozen food locations to enjoy, you’re bound to discover your new favorite cuisines here. Plus, learn more about the health benefits of the fruit that started it all.

In fact, this year's event will include an array of over 20 new food and drink offerings. We've heard that there will be a special food presentation just like last year, so stay tuned. You’ll never see this fruit the same again!

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So, save the Boysenberry Festival 2023 dates and grab your tickets or season pass so you don't miss the awaited celebration! Once you’ve had your fill of boysenberry eats, be sure to enjoy the other interactive activities and live performances throughout the event, like the musical show, Knott s Preserved.


March 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am CST
May 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm CST
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City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States + Google Map

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Celebrate boysenberries in all their forms at the annual Knott's Boysenberry Festival! There's no limit to the fun at this annual event.