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2023 Events Coming to Buena Park

The entertainment never stops in SoCal’s Fun City, with themed festivals, shopping extravaganzas, and dinner show overlays occurring at just about every moment throughout the year. For those planners, we’ve put together a list of all the major events you can look forward to in Buena Park for 2023.
Charlie Brown and family at PEANUTS Celebration at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA

Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration
January 28 – February 26
Immerse yourself in the world of Charles M. Schulz, the creator of beloved Snoopy and the PEANUTS Gang. Knott’s Berry Farm will be entirely transformed into a comic book experience with one-of-a-kind character meet and greets, comic strip photo opportunities, themed eats, and exclusive entertainment. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
March 10 - April 16
Celebrate the berry that started it all with a festival that pays homage to Walter’s Knott’s delectable creation of the boysenberry through outstanding food and beverage offerings. Anything that can be flavored boysenberry will be at Knott’s Berry Farm, including barbeque, desserts, cocktails, and so much more. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Knott’s Summer Nights
May 19 – September 4
Just after sunset, the party gets started at Knott’s Berry Farm with this summertime festival that takes place every night. Enjoy live music, DJs, festival booths with specialty food and drink, and midway games lining up and down the Boardwalk. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Actor at Ghost Town Alive! at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA

Knott’s Ghost Town Alive!
May 19 – September 4
Wild West enthusiasts can become part of a classic Western tale as the town of Calico comes to life for the Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm. Bandits, cowboys, and town citizens wander throughout the area ready to loop passerby into their latest adventure. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Knott’s Soak City
May 13 – September 10
15-acres of fun are unleashed when the area’s largest outdoor water park reopens for the summer season. With a 750,000-gallon wave pool, 23 water slides, and one of the world’s longest lazy rivers, there’s fun to be had around every corner. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Concerts in the Park
Each summer, the City of Buena Park invites local artists to share their talents onstage at Boisseranc Park. Live music of every genre, food vendors, and children’s activities bring everyone together on select nights throughout June, July, and August. This event is free to attend.

Scarecrow at Knott's Scary Farm in Buena Park, CA

Family Movies Under the Stars
Load up your car with blankets and treats, or set up camp on the lawn, as you join the city of Buena Park for Family Movie Nights. On select nights, enjoy the warm summer breeze as you attend a special viewing of the latest blockbuster hits. This event is free to attend.

Knott’s Scary Farm
Select nights from September 14 – October 31
Returning for its 50th frightful year, Southern California’s largest theme park haunt turns your nightmares into reality with haunted attractions, sinister scare zones, mesmerizing mazes, and seasonal ride overlays. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Knott’s Spooky Farm
Daytime Thursdays through Sundays, September 28 – October 29, plus Halloween
Ghoulishly family-friendly festivities be found throughout Ghost Town and Camp Spooky at Knott’s Berry Farm. Creepy critters, live entertainment, trick-or-treating, and costume contests make for a festive Halloween extravaganza. Discount tickets: https://bit.ly/3ve2xeQ

Santa and Mrs. Claus at Pirates Take Christmas in Buena Park, CA

Military Appreciation Months
November and December
The City of Buena Park honors the brave men and women who have served in our nation’s military with exclusive deals during November and December. Discounted rates, free parking, no resort fees, and ease of access to local attractions are just some of the perks to staying in SoCal’s Fun City.

Pirates Take Christmas
Cheer on Santa Claus as he fends off Captain Sebastian and his crew so he can save Christmas. Scallywag pirates have captured Santa, threatening to ruin the holiday for all the girls and boys on the nice list. In between your three-course meal, you just might be called upon to take part in the show.

Candy Caneland & Craft Fair
Over 100 local artisans come together at the Annual Candy Caneland & Craft Fair offering stunningly handmade items that make perfect gifts for the holiday season. Interactive games, raffles, a petting zoo, a snow slide, as well as a visit from Santa Claus also make this event merry and bright.

Performance at Christmas Tree Lighting at Buena Park City Hall

Buena Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
The City of Buena Park rings in each holiday season with a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of City Hall. The festivities present will include performances by schools, food trucks, an appearance from Santa Claus, and the spirit of Christmas.

Sugar Plum Festivals
Sugar Plum Festivals puts together a shopping extravaganza unlike any other for every season of the year. Over 100 crafts, bakers, and candy makers set up shop for each event and provide you with the most unique arts, crafts, antiques, and collectables for purchase.

After a long day of excitement, choose from over a dozen comfortable and affordable hotels in Buena Park. Most hotels are located within walking distance to all major attractions. Just 5 miles from Disneyland®, and a short drive to Huntington Beach and Los Angeles, Buena Park is the ideal basecamp for your California dream vacation. Check out our ‘suite’ hotel and ticket deals. To start planning your SoCal vacation, order your FREE Buena Park Travel Guide.

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