Knott’s Berry Farm Shows

Knott’s Berry Farm has various live entertainment options, such as comedy shows, musical performances, and other types of shows. 

With over a hundred shows tailored to all age groups, there are kid-friendly options at Camp Snoopy Theatre and family-oriented entertainment at the historic Wagon Camp Theatre. 

The park’s Seasons of Fun events keep things fresh and lively, with new and thrilling live performances every visit. 

Knott’s releases a new entertainment Knott’s Berry Farm show schedule every week, featuring different live shows, meet and greets, contests and more.

You can find Knott’s Berry Farm show times on the park’s official website or mobile app.

Experience the magic and wonder of world-class entertainment with Knott’s Berry Farm tickets, including access to unforgettable shows for all ages!

Here are some of the best shows at Knott’s Berry Farm and their location.

Knott’s Preserved: A Musical Celebration

Knott’s Preserved
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Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates its rich history during the annual Boysenberry Festival with the new live show, Knott’s Preserved: A Musical Celebration.

The half-hour live music stage show features a rousing soundtrack, thrilling dance and stunt routines and dazzling costuming. 

The performance is a celebration of the theme park’s real and storyline history and a tribute to the pioneering spirit of the Knott family. 

The show is a must-see for anyone looking for an immersive experience and a glimpse into the past of one of America’s most iconic amusement parks.

Duration: 25 minutes
Location: Calico Mine Stage

Native American Dancer

Native American Dancer
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The Native American Dancer performance at Knott’s Berry Farm is a unique experience and the only Indian show offered at the park. 

The show features fantastic movements, mesmerizing stories and a fascinating exploration of the culture and history of Native American tribes. 

This live show will fully immerse you in the traditions and customs of Native American tribes, making it a highlight of any visit to the park.

You can celebrate these indigenous people’s lore, legends, songs and dance, gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for their rich heritage. 

Duration: 10 minutes
Location: Indian Trails Stage

Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies

Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies
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Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies is a popular show at Knott’s Berry Farm that offers a unique blend of high-energy music, comedy and country-centered entertainment. 

The show features a range of music genres, including classic rock and rap, all performed in a country and bluegrass style. 

It promises a good time, with humor, fun and upbeat music. 

The audience is encouraged to settle in for a country concert experience, with the show being big on laughs and fun.

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Wagon Camp

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays
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Home for the Holidays is a 25-minute show during the Christmas celebrations at Knott’s Merry Farm. 

The show plays beloved Christmas songs and includes audience participation with dancing toys. 

It’s a fun and festive way to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the season’s magic.

Duration: 25 minutes
Location: Calico Mine Stage

Calico Saloon Show

Calico Saloon Show
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The Calico Saloon Show is a must-see Knott’s Berry Farm show for those seeking a taste of the Old West. 

This musical revue offers an array of songs, comedy and a fun-filled show for visitors to enjoy. 

With an old-time Western theme and a toe-tapping musical extravaganza, the Calico Saloon Show will surely entertain guests of all ages.

Duration: 18 minutes
Location: Calico Saloon

Bear-Y Tales Meet & Greet

Bear-Y Tales Meet _ Greet
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At the Charleston Circle’s latest character meet & greet trolley stop, you can interact with Boysen Bear-y and Crafty Coyote’s mischievous pups, including Moxie and Brawny. 

Over the last three decades, Boysen Bear-y has taken over the family factory in the previous three decades, having learned from his father during his cub days. 

However, Crafty Coyote and his accomplices are scheming to steal their pies.

Location: Charleston Circle Trolley Stop

Whittles Meet & Greet

Whittles Meet _ Greet
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Whittles, the beloved Ghost Town Prospector, made his Knott’s Berry Farm debut in 1973 as a happy, shabby and chubby old miner.

As part of the 100th-anniversary celebration, Whittles returns home to welcome guests and share tales of his experiences in gold prospecting.

Take advantage of the opportunity to interact with this iconic character and participate in the festivities at Knott’s Berry Farm.

Location: Ghost Town

Snoopy’s Night Before Christmas: Ice Show

Snoopy’s Night Before Christmas
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The Knott’s Berry Farm ice skating show at Knott’s Merry Farm is a beloved tradition visitors look forward to every year.

This year’s Knott’s Berry Farm ice show is new and more exciting.

Promising to be a positive and entertaining experience for the whole family, the Snoopy Ice Skating Show retells the classic poem ‘A Visit From St. Nicholas.’

Starting this holiday season, you can enjoy the all-new Knott’s Berry Farm Snoopy Show.

You can download Knott’s official mobile app for Knott’s Berry Farm Snoopy On Ice show times and other entertainment schedules.

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Walter Knott Theater

Christmas tree lighting show

Christmas tree lighting show
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This event has a Christmas tree that is decorated with lights and ornaments and is very tall.

The enchanting Snow and Glow experience is just one of the many nightly events during Knott’s Merry Farm.

You can enjoy a Knott’s Berry Farm dazzling light show throughout Camp Snoopy, with festive decorations and holiday cheer everywhere you look. 

For an extra special treat, be sure to stop by Santa’s Christmas Cabin and share your wish list with the jolly old man himself. 

From the beautiful lights and decorations to the joyful atmosphere and fun activities, the Knott’s Berry Farm Christmas show is a must-see for anyone looking to get into the holiday spirit.

Location: Camp Snoopy

Firework shows

Firework shows
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The firework shows at Knott’s Berry Farm is a spectacular display that occurs on four different occasions throughout the year.

  • Memorial Day Sunday fireworks show
  • Labor Day fireworks show
  • Fourth of July weekend firework show
  • New Year’s Eve firework show

This highly anticipated event, attracting many visitors, puts on a breathtaking display of a choreographed sequence of dazzling pyrotechnics.

The Fourth of July weekend firework show is awe-inspiring and draws in large crowds each night at 9.30 pm from 2 to 4 July.

Find the best viewing areas for the Fourth of July firework display.

Discontinued shows 

Throughout its history, Knott’s Berry Farm has been known for entertaining shows that attract visitors of all ages.  

The Wild West Stunt Show was a long-running and successful show produced in-house that was prominent in amusement park history. 

However, this popular Knott’s Berry Farm stunt show closed in 2015.

Knott’s Berry Farm dolphin show ended in 1998 due to protests against the inhumane treatment of animals.

Ford Car Show Knott’s Berry Farm moved from Knott’s Berry Farm to Anaheim in 2019.

During this Knott’s Berry Farm car show, visitors could see more than 2,100 Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicles from 13 states, Canada and Mexico.


A few frequently asked questions about Knott’s Berry Farm shows.

How many shows are at Knott’s Berry Farm?

Knott’s Berry Farm features hundreds of shows in the form of live entertainment each year. 

The shows include live music, comedy, historical drama, native culture and more.

Does Knotts still have the stunt show?

The Knott’s Berry Farm Wild West Stunt Show is no longer running. It was retired in 2005 and replaced with a new stunt show called ‘Fool’s Gold.’

In 2016, Fool’s Gold was also replaced with ‘Frontier Feats Of Wonder.’

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