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Summer Events in SoCal’s Fun City

The temperature is beginning to rise and SoCal’s Fun City is ready to kick-off summer with a list of sun-sational events for the 2024 season. Get ready to enjoy all new eats, entertainment, and shopping experiences during your upcoming splash into summer in Buena Park.

Mother and daughter at wave pool in Buena Park, CA

Knott’s Soak City Reopens (May 18 – September 8)
Knott’s Soak City reopens for the Summer season, so you can catch a ride down 23 different speed, tube, and body slides or take a relaxing trip down one of the longest lazy rivers in SoCal. The water park has something for everyone including an interactive kid's area, and for the more adventurous, The Wedge, a rip-roaring raft ride.

Knott’s Summer Nights (June 14 – September 2)
The party starts after sundown on select nights at Knott’s Summer Nights, an evening event that includes craft food and beverage booths, rotating bands, and a Boardwalk DJ. You’ll also find photo opportunities, unique experiences, and family-friendly games up and down the midway.

Sherriff and child at Ghost Town Alive! in Buena Park, CA

Ghost Town Alive! (June 14 – September 2)
Live your very own Western adventure at Ghost Town Alive! at Knott’s Berry Farm on select days. The citizens of Calico are welcoming guests to join their story filled with bandits, cowboys, judges, robberies, and a classic hoedown.

Concerts in the Park (July 3 - August 7)
Catch a live concert for free at Boisseranc Park during their Summer concert series. Twilight swimming, community vendors, and food trucks will bring the community together as you listen to the sounds of local artists. Stay tuned for the 2024 schedule of bands.

Fireworks at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA

Dive-In Movies (August 9, August 23)
Get ready for an aquatic cinematic adventure at Peak Park Pool during Dive-In Movies this summer. Float on individual inner tubes or lounge poolside while enjoying delicious snacks from local vendors. Bring your own chairs and inner tubes for maximum comfort.

Independence Day Fireworks at Knott's Berry Farm (July 4)
Celebrate Independence Day with the Knott's Berry Farm's firework spectacular on July 4th. Prior to the show, experience everything the theme park has to offer including Ghost Town Alive!, dozens of thrilling attractions, live entertainment and mouth-watering food.
After a long day of excitement, choose from over a dozen comfortable and affordable hotels in Buena Park. 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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