Knotts Boysenberry Festival: 2024 In-Depth Guide

Expand your gastronomic horizons with an exhilarating exploration of boysenberry cuisine at the acclaimed Knotts Boysenberry Festival this 2024!

Get ready to indulge in a berry good time at the annual food Knott’s Boysenberry Festival! This spectacular event is a lavish celebration of all things boysenberry. You’ll be amazed at how versatile this little berry can be!

Relish a wide array of delicious, boysenberry-infused dishes that are guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds. From succulent meats marinated in boysenberry sauces to sumptuous desserts topped with boysenberry jams and syrups, there’s a culinary treat to suit every palate. And don’t forget to wash it down with a cool, refreshing boysenberry beverage – it’s the perfect way to beat the heat!

But the fun doesn’t stop at food! Get your groove on and listen to live music performed by some of your favorite bands. When you’re done feeding your belly, feed your soul with artisan crafts from local vendors. Whether you’re a fan of unique jewelry, handcrafted decor, or one-of-a-kind souvenirs, you’re destined to find the perfect keepsake. The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival promises a day of unending excitement, fun, and of course, boysenberries.

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

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival 2024 Date

“When is Knott’s Boysenberry Festival 2024?” you may ask. The festival will commence on March 8 to April 7 and then from April 12 through April 28, giving berry enthusiasts ample time to delight in the plethora of boysenberry-inspired dishes on offer.

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Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Food Venue

Take joy in exploring the Boysenberry Festival, located at the renowned Knott’s Berry Farm at 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620.

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Highlights

Artisan Craft Fair

Experience the creativity of local artisans at our Boysenberry Festival Craft Fair, showcasing a unique array of boysenberry-inspired products crafted by over 30 vendors, each with their unique offerings and inspirations.

Interactive Boysenberry Games

Partake in extraordinary family fun activities with our Boysenberry Fun and Games. Experience the hilarity of our outrageous and enjoyable games, hosted in the heart of Calico.

Visit Old MacDonald’s Barn

We warmly invite children and those young at heart to visit and bond with the endearing animals at Old MacDonald’s Barn – a tribute to one of our original, much-loved attractions.

Knott’s Art Extravaganza

Feast your eyes on the artistic masterpieces celebrating Knott Berry Farm. This spectacular collection of original art, created by over 35 artists, celebrates our rich history. A selection of pieces and prints will be available to purchase.

Boysenberry Museum

Delve into our past at the History of the Boysenberry museum to learn about the berry that marked the beginning of our incredible journey!

Patisserie Adventure with Mrs. Knott

Join us for delightful family activities, including a chance to put your pastry creativity to the test with Mrs. Knott’s cookie decorating sessions. Open on select Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2024 dates.

Boysenberry Pie Eating Contest

Be part of the outrageous Boysenberry Pie eating contest as competitors challenge their appetites in a fun-filled, skillful, and delicious show of boysenberry pie consumption. Be there to cheer for our brave participants indulging in this entertaining contest.

Knott’s Preserved: A Centennial Musical

You are cordially invited to rejoice in the legacy of California’s original theme park with the mesmerizing show, Knott’s Preserved. Savor this musical journey from the eerie ghost town of Calico to the bustling Seaside Boardwalk of the 20s, all spun into a captivating story that celebrates our past and anticipates the next 100 years of adventure!

The Riveting Riverboat Revenge

In memory of the past, the park presents the classic comedy melodrama, Riverboat Revenge, at the historic Bird Cage Theatre. Embark on this boysenberry-colored journey for a nostalgic yet humorous experience.

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Boysenberry Festival Knott’s Tasting Options

  • 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 Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2024 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.

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival Tasting Card

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

Click here to buy your tickets.

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.

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

Nearby Hotels and Lodging

After having the berry best day at Boysenberry Festival Knott’s Berry Farm, it’ll be time to get some well-needed rest.

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About Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival

You’ve hit culinary gold at Knott s Boysenberry Festival, a feast with the park’s food and beverage, heroing boysenberry – the legendary berry that started this all.

This delicious celebration, hosted by none other than the iconic Knott’s Berry Farm, is slated to be more tantalizing than ever. For those unfamiliar, Knott’s Berry Farm is a famed theme park and berry farm in Buena Park, masterminded by Walter Knott.

Let your palate enjoy a delicious exploration journey, indulging in a multitude of boysenberry treats, be it cake, smoothie, boysenberry mustard, or waffle. But don’t get too comfortable, new dishes make their debut each year to shake things up a bit. So, make sure to pop by to discover the latest boysenberry inspired dishes.

The delights aren’t just limited to your mouth, though. With Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, the entertainment magnifies. The Farm in Buena Park is transformed into a vibrant Ghost Town, complete with live entertainment at the Calico Mine Stage. Music, dancing, and fun activities await.

Parking Options at Knott’s Berry Farm

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

The parking rates for cars and motorcycles at the park stand at $30. However, the pricing for buses and RVs is a bit more at $35. Additionally, you have the option to add All-Season Parking to your Season Pass for a minimal cost starting at $85

California Marketplace Metered Lot


If you’re planning a quick visit, you might consider the Metered Lot at the California Marketplace. This spot has the perk of free parking for the first hour. After that, it’s $10 for each additional 30 minutes or part thereof, and the daily maximum charge is $60. In the unfortunate event of a lost ticket, there’s also a $60 charge.

However, you can extend your free parking by an extra two hours with a validated ticket and a receipt proving your purchase of $30 or more from any California Marketplace eatery or store. Furthermore, if you have a disabled parking placard, you can park all day for the standard vehicle charge.

Grand Preferred Lot

Located at Knott’s Berry Farm Grand Lot, 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620, United States.

For the premium parking experience, you might want to consider the Grand Preferred Lot. It’s the quickest pathway to Knott’s Berry Farm fun. However, remember that the operating hours may vary, and spaces can fill up fast.

Exclusive Preferred Parking: $50

Upgrade charge for All Season Parking and Pre-Paid Parking holders per visit: $20

Indulge in Berry Bliss: Experience Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Treat your taste buds to an exciting culinary adventure at Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. Here, you will have a chance to try numerous dishes and drinks which may be new to you. Over a dozen food locations are there to cater for your cravings. The Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2024 menu is complete with savory dishes to sweet delights.

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The celebration of this humble fruit has introduced more than 20 new food and drink offerings this year. The concoction of intriguing flavors that you’ve never experienced before is awaiting you.

After your journey through this festival, you’ll realize that this extraordinary fruit is not just delicious, but also packed with powerful health benefits!

So, save the Boysenberry Festival 2024 dates, running from March 8 through April. 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.


Start Date:

March 8, 2024 @ 8:00 am CST

End Date:

April 28, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT



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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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