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Captain reads to kids on stage at Pirate's Dinner Adventure in Buena Park, CA

Stay & Play in Buena Park, Kidifornia

Welcome to Kidifornia — it’s a great place to take your parents! Visit California’s new family-focused campaign lets kids rule, and there’s no better place to start your Kidifornia adventure than in Buena Park, California. Let your kids lead the way to Buena Park’s world famous attractions, interactive dinner shows and one-of-a-kind events.  
Two woman and man jumping on trampoline at Big Air in Buena Park, CA

Top 'Must-Have' Experiences in Buena Park

Named one of the most fun small town’s in America, the city of Buena Park is home to world famous attractions and tons of 'must-have' experiences. Enjoy over 30 exhilarating rides at Knott’s Berry Farm, take in a dinner and show at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure or Medieval Times, jump for joy at Big Air Trampoline Park, explore ice age fossils at Ralph B Clark Interpretive Center, cool off at Knott's Soak City Waterpark and taste award-winning food at Porto's Bakery & Cafe.  
Gordon Ramsey in front of roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA

Lights, Camera, Buena Park!

Buena Park is home to exciting tourist attractions like Knott’s Berry Farm, Soak City Waterpark, Pirates Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Teatro Martini and much more. But what you may not realize is that numerous Buena Park entertainment venues have been featured in many of your favorite movie and television shows.  
Two girls eating ice cream at Chocolate Chair in Buena Park, CA

Top Sweet and Unique Treats

With a wide selection of award-winning desserts and unique treats, it will be hard to just try one of these top ten places to grab something sweet.  
Family on tube on water ride at Knott's Soak City in Buena Park, CA

Top 5 Ways for Kids to Cool Off This Summer

As the summer heats up, cool down at some of Buena Park’s most popular attractions, restaurants and hotels. Visitors can beat the heat with everything from playful desserts and waterslides to a tropical oasis and whitewater rafting. Orange County’s only waterpark is a 13-acre haven with one of the world’s longest lazy rivers, a rippling wave pool and dozens of slides. 
Mother, father, and daughter walking on beach at Huntington Beach

The OC Summer Bucket List Challenge

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Orange County vacation by exploring hot spots that the locals don’t want you to know about. Our bucket list has something for everyone from cruising scenic harbors, hiking to breath-taking vistas and getting sworn in as a pirate to discovering hidden restaurants and splashing around one of the longest water park lazy rivers. Take the challenge this summer and see how many you can check off your list!  
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley with beer at Rock and Brews in Buena Park, CA

10 Best Places to Eat in Buena Park

Southern California is a foodie’s paradise and Buena Park is no exception with a diverse list of food offerings and a number of award-winning restaurants. Whether you’re looking for dinner and entertainment, international flavors or classic comfort food, you’ll find it all in Buena Park. One of America’s most popular family restaurants, the newly renovated Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant has been serving up their world-famous fried chicken, homemade buttermilk biscuits and boysenberry pie since 1934.  
Exterior of Knott's Independence Hall in Buena Park, CA

Free & Fun Activities

You may be surprised to learn that Buena Park is not only home to attractions for thrill seekers but it's also a great destination for those on a budget and families traveling with grandparents. Aside from Knott's Berry Farm theme park, Soak City Waterpark, and dinner shows, the lively city of Buena Park offers several FREE unique activities that can be enjoyed by all generations.  

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