Haunt Guide: Knott’s Scary Farm

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What is Knott’s Scary Farm?

Knott’s Scary Farm is Knott’s Berry Farm’s premier Halloween event, celebrating it’s 49th anniversary in 2022. The event features many haunted houses, over 1000 monsters roaming the once peaceful theme park, live entertainment, and seasonal ride overlays.

Knott’s Scary Farm is known in the haunt industry to the granddaddy of the theme park haunt, as it started in 1973.

When is Knott’s Scary Farm

Knott’s Scary Farm will be operating for 26 select nights from September 22 through October 31.

Sept. 22-25, 29-30

Oct. 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 19-23, 27-31

Purchasing Tickets to Knott’s Scary Farm

Guests can purchase tickets beginning August 15th at KnottsScaryFarm.com or at the ticket booths located outside Knott’s Berry Farm.

We’ll provide you with an easy list of all ticket options below:

    • General Admission – Prices vary $59-$99 plus taxes and fees online. Season passholders save up to $5 off online prices. Tickets at the gate are $109, and is subject to availability as the event will sell out (includes admission into the event)

Event Add-Ons:

    • Fright and Fast Lane – Prices $135-$199 plus taxes and fees (does not include admission into the event)
    • Boo-fet Dinner – Prices vary $45-$49 plus taxes and fees (does not include admission into the event. Includes unlimited buffet dinner, early entry to select haunted houses, one digital picture with a scareactor, and a souvenir drink bottle)
    • Beyond the Fog Tour – Priced at $79.99 plus taxes and fees (does not include admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Scary Farm, but is not required. Includes 3 hour guided lights on tour of select haunted houses, collectible Knott’s Scary Farm lanyard, exclusive pin, and light refreshments.)
    • Very Important Monster Tour – Prices vary $549-$625 plus taxes and fees. (includes admission into the event, 6 hour guided tour, parking, Boo-fet dinner, event t-shirt, and priority access to select rides and live shows)

Haunted Houses

There are a total of 9 Haunted Houses for 2022’s event.

    • Bloodline 1842
    • Dark Entities
    • Dark Ride: Castle of Chaos
    • Mesmer: Sideshow of the Mind
    • Origins: The Curse of Calico
    • Pumpkin Eater
    • The Depths
    • The Grimorie
    • Wax Works

Scare Zones

There are a total of 5 scare zones for 2022’s event.

    • The Hallow
    • Gore-ing ‘20s
    • Forsaken Lake
    • CarnEVIL
    • Ghost Town Streets

Live Entertainment

There are a total of 3 live shows for 2022’s event.

    • Carnival du Grotesque
    • Conjurers: Dark Magic
    • Puppet Up! Uncensored – Presented by Brian Henson and the Jim Henson Company

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