The spooktacular family-friendly, daytime Halloween event, Knott’s Spooky Farm, invites families with little ghouls ages 3-11 to celebrate the delightfully spooky season as the park is transformed with themed décor and wicked fun around every corner. The fall Season of Fun offers Halloween themed activities that celebrate the season including trick-or-treating, the debut of new shows, pumpkin decorating and a guest-favorite the PEANUTS costume contest. Knott’s Spooky Farm takes place weekends, September 29 – October 28 and Halloween Day.
Charlie Brown, his best friend Snoopy and the beloved PEANUTS Gang will all be celebrating the spooky holiday with their own Halloween costumes and will be available for special meet & greets and fun photo encounters in Camp Snoopy and Calico Park. Kids ages 3 -11 can participate in the newly expanded trick-or-treating experience available through Ghost Town and extending all the way to Mission Row. During trick-or-treating, kids will interact with an array of spooky but friendly Shopkeepers as little ones have the opportunity to show-off their festive Halloween costumes. In Ghost Town, Stanley Scarecrow has opened the Livery Stable for guests of all ages to get close and personal with the Creepy Critters of Calico.
Whimsical jack-o-lanterns will adorn Calico Park’s surroundings as it transforms into an enchanting location for families to enjoy personalizing miniature pumpkins or decorating scrumptious Halloween cookies, for a nominal fee. As a part of the exclusive festivities, Knott’s Spooky Farm guests will also encounter new Halloween-themed shows with the arrival of a new friendly magician who will mystify little ones with spell-binding magic tricks at the Calico Saloon. The Spooky Story Time at the Birdcage Theatre is where kids will find more fiendish fun as they partake in interactive group storytelling with eerie tales celebrating the season.
At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure with A Trip to Camp Spooky as riders travel with the PEANUTS Gang® and spot fun surprises along the trail. Then at the Camp Snoopy Theatre little ghouls and gals are encouraged to show off their Halloween costume at thePeanuts Costume Contest. Additionally, families can watch the Peanuts Gang in The Monsters Are Coming, Charlie Brown, where they’ll have guests of all ages singing and dancing along to classic Halloween tunes.
The residents of the Timber Mountain Log Ride will once again celebrate the Halloween Hootenanny which, adds a family friendly seasonal twist to a park favorite. Mysterious creatures of Timber Mountain that live out in the woods and caverns join the citizens as they honor the season at the Halloween Hootenanny. The ride’s interior will feature fun surprises as guests venture past the Calico Coffin Creeper band, the town’s green witch and splash down Skull Mountain through a labyrinth of jack-o-lanterns. The seasonal ride will also feature an original song performed by Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. It is the perfect family experience for all to enjoy this Halloween season.
Knott’s Spooky Farm runs weekends September 29 – October 28 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Halloween Day from 10:00am to 5:30 pm, and is included with regular park admission.