Are you looking for fall activities near Anaheim? Knott’s Berry Farm in the fall is a great place to go for kids and adults of all ages. Learn when to go, what to expect, and which festivities you definitely don’t want to miss.

About Knott’s Berry Farm, California

Knott’s Berry Farm is located in Buena Park, CA and is the state’s first theme park. It opened in the 1920s as Knott’s Berry Place, and over the years it has grown into an expansive park that includes multiple rides and attractions for people of all ages, top-notch dining options, and entertaining shows.

Fall Festivals at Knott’s Berry Farm

Fall in Anaheim is fantastic and the festivals at Knott’s offer both thrilling and family-oriented Halloween fun. Whether you’re looking for a bit of spooky entertainment or a frightful scare, you’ll find something to love at Knott’s Berry Farm!

Knott’s Spooky Farm

What is Knott’s Spooky Farm? Knott’s Spooky Farm is a kid-friendly, fall-themed daytime event featuring favorite characters like The Peanuts. Here you’ll find Linus’ pumpkin patch, the Costume Cavalcade, a train ride to Camp Spooky, and much more. You definitely won’t want to miss trick-or-treating in the wild, wild West at Knott’s Ghost Town Alive!

When is Knott’s Spooky Farm 2023? Knott’s Spooky Farm opens when the park does and closes at 5:30 pm on Thursday through Sunday nights from September 29th to October 29th, plus October 9th and 31st.

Recommended age: 3 to 11

What to expect: Cute Halloween and colorful fall decor that younger children will enjoy, like spiderwebs, ghosts, pumpkins, scarecrows, and more. Middle and high school students can also visit Knott’s Spooky Farm for the food and festivities.

Knott’s Scary Farm

What is Knott’s Scary Farm? Knott’s Scary Farm is SoCal’s longest-running Halloween event at a theme park, with 50 years under its belt this year. It’s a frightening haunt that runs from select nights in September and October.

When is Knott’s Scary Farm 2023? Knott’s Scary Farm runs from 7pm to 2am on September 21st – 24th, September 28th – 30th, October 1st, October 4th – 8th, October 11th – 15th, October 18th – 22nd, October 25th – 29th, and October 31st.

Recommended age: 13+

What to expect: Haunted graveyards, nightmarish clowns, macabre dolls, and all things terrifying. Expect lots of horror movie-esque jump scares, thrills, and chills at this late-night creeptacular. Knott’s Scary Farm recommends that young children not attend this Halloween event and instead enjoy the spooky thrills during the day at Knott’s Spooky Farm. 

Book Your Hotel Room for Your Knott’s Berry Farm Fall Getaway

With two haunted attractions sure to delight, Knott’s Berry Farm is one of the best places for kid-friendly Halloween fun in Southern California. Accommodations book up quickly, so it’s better to schedule your hotel stay early. Tropicana Inn & Suites is located just 15 minutes from Knott’s on I-5 South and offers comfortable rooms at an affordable rate. Call now at (714) 635-4082.