Camp Snoopy Makeover to Open May 2024 at Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm has announced that Camp Snoopy will be refurbished and ready Memorial Day weekend in 2024! This family favorite area of the park will be expanded to give more to do in a fun camp setting. An expanded theater and new Grizzly Creek Lodge will round out the experiences, including an evening campfire experience. The Grand Sierra Railroad looks like it will be expanded and transformed into the Beagle Express. Some of the subtle exciting news is the barrel bridge exploration area, that even looks like it will relocate the longstanding canoe with Snoopy and Woodstock over to the top of the falls. The Tenderpaw Twister Coaster and Sally’s Swing Along will be new attractions and the coaster will even let guests travel twice through! Woodstock’s Airmail will be relocated, and the camp store will be redone as well. It looks like a big upgrade and a welcome one to this already delightful area! Below is the press release, and let us know in the comments what you think of the refurbishment.

Knott’s Berry Farm Promises More to Explore in 2024 as a Reimagined Camp Snoopy Debuts New Outdoor Adventures for Guests of All Ages
2024 Seasons of Fun Dates Announced

BUENA PARK, CA – An off-road adventure, a new family roller coaster, a giant swing, and the carefree fun of summer camp bring so much to explore in 2024 at Knott’s Berry Farm. Today, the theme park released exciting details about its six-acre, reimagined Camp Snoopy set to open Memorial Day weekend. Inspired by the California High Sierras, Camp Snoopy is the place where the iconic Peanuts Gang made its first debut outside the comic strip back when it opened in 1983. The reimagined land will allow campers of all ages to become full-fledged Beagle Scouts as they explore new rides, new character experiences, new entertainment, a new dining hall, a new camp store, plus more seating and ambiance.

“Experiencing first rides and first theme park moments as a family, is what Knott’s is all about,” said Jon Storbeck, vice president and general manager. “Our newly reimagined Camp Snoopy will allow parents and kids to ride and play together and be truly immersed in a summer camp experience right alongside the entire Peanuts Gang.”

Camp Snoopy 2024

As guests cross into the world of Camp Snoopy, they’ll become official campers, joining Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang for the camp’s annual jamboree, a fun week of camp competitions and activities. They can begin their adventure at Beagle Scout Headquarters at the new Snoopy’s Tenderpaw Twister Coaster, where Beagle Scout Master Snoopy and his troop will take them on a new first coaster experience through the forest.

Snoopy’s Tenderpaw Twister is the only family coaster that takes parents and kids up a lift hill and delivers a pint-sized launch, making this a first, big coaster experience for everyone. The best part is that guests get to ride twice so it’s double the fun and double the adventure every time.

Rocky Mountain Trucking Company will be transformed into the new Camp Snoopy’s Off-Road Rally. Guests will jump into their own colorful four-wheel jeep, each themed to Snoopy or a Peanuts character, drive through an expanded track and terrain, and race to the finish line. In this fun and colorful road rally, riders will encounter funny road signs and obstacles to go over, around, and under. Success is measured not by speed but by how many course checkpoints can be found.

Sally’s Swing Along is a new experience and offers a carefree break from camp life. Not your backyard variety, this super-sized swing set is big enough for the entire Peanuts gang! Kids and parents can sit side-by-side on the giant bench swing and glide 10 feet toward the sky, back and forth, giggling and getting a taste of the good life.

Campers who want to test their Beagle Scout skills and earn their merit badges will be able to explore the great outdoors at the Barrell Bridge and Waterfall area of the camp. With a brand-new lookout terrace area, parents can relax up top or join in the fun down below as the kids navigate the bouncy, buoy-like barrel bridges to explore the cave and waterfall as Snoopy’s canoe teeter-totters up above. 

For a scenic journey throughout Camp Snoopy, campers will board the newly upgradedBeagle Express and take a locomotive ride through a series of camp vignettes, crossing over a covered bridge, and watching as Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang prepare for the jamboree events. They’ll see fellow campers along the route decorating their cabins for a “Best Cabin” contest and getting ready for potato sack races and more.

It’s not officially summer camp until you sing songs around the campfire. At the new Camp Snoopy Theater, campers will gather under a giant, new rustic-themed theater, filled with log benches for seating that surround a large firepit at the base of the stage. The firepit will be lit in the evenings for special campfire entertainment. During the day, the theater will debut a new Camp Snoopy show and offer more shade and a larger stroller parking area.

Meet-and-greets with Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Pigpen, Sally, Marcie and, of course, Snoopy will now be found throughout Camp Snoopy at varying times daily.

Guest favorite Woodstock’s Airmail reopens in a new area called Camp Post Office. Guests will strap into their seats and once again soar into the sky and back down again with Snoopy’s favorite feathered friend.

And finally, rounding out the experience will be an updated Grizzly Lodge dining hall, with new décor and menu items, new family restrooms, and an immersive new Snoopy Camp Store with all the essentials needed for camp and then some.

FUN IS ALWAYS IN SEASON 

Knott’s is proud to announce its annual Seasons of Fun lineup, starting in January when the beloved PEANUTS characters take over the entire park for Knott’s Peanuts Celebration, January 27-February 25

SPRING

  • In the spring, the famous Knott’s Boysenberry Festival returns March 8 – April 28 with countless one-of-a-kind boysenberry-inspired food and drink offerings created by Knott’s culinary team, artisan crafters, live shows, music, and entertainers around every corner.

SUMMER

  • Summer 2024 brings back two favorites – Ghost Town Alive! immersing guests in the western town of Calico in all sorts of new adventures and role play, and Knott’s Summer Nights, where the fun heats up when the sun goes down, with Tastes of Summer, the best of So Cal’s local music scene plus backyard fun from Calico Park to Charleston Circle. Both events run from June 14 – September 2. 
  • Summertime at Knott’s wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark May 18 – Sept 8, where guests 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 the country.

FALL

  • For fall, the spooktacular family-friendly daytime Halloween event, Knott’s Spooky Farm, runs September 26 – October 31 plus Columbus Day, and invites little ghouls to wear their favorite costumes and go trick-or-treating.
  • And of course, for those guests who dare, Knott’s Scary Farm, California’s longest-running, Halloween theme park event, promises terrifying scare zones and frightening mazes from September 19 – November 2.

WINTER

  • The year will end with Snoopy, snow, and Santa, at Knott’s Merry Farm, November 22 – January 5, where guests will be immersed in classic holiday cheer as they enjoy festive treats, holiday shows, and Snoopy and the PEANUTS in their annual show on ice.

BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE IT ALL

Unlimited access and unlimited visits to all this fun for the remainder of 2023 and all of 2024, can be found with a 2024 Season Pass. A Regular Season Pass includes admission to Knott’s Berry Farm for as low as 10 payments of $7 after the initial payment plus applicable fees with no blockout dates. A Gold Season Pass includes admission to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. Additional pricing and information on passes can be found at knotts.com. Offers end on January 7, 2024.

Think about extending the fun with an overnight stay at the newly renovated Knott’s Hotel, debuting in early 2024. The multi-million-dollar investment will transform the property – all guest rooms, lobby, conference rooms, ballrooms, and outdoor event space. The new hotel promises to incorporate the hospitality, charm, and character of park founders, Walter and Cordelia Knott in this unique, cozy 322-room guesthouse on the farm.

Come explore more in 2024 by using #KnottsBerryFarm on social media or visit www.knotts.com

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About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:  Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement resort operators in the world, and is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. The Company owns and operates 13 properties, consisting of 11 amusement parks, four separately gated outdoor water parks, and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Its parks are in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas, and Toronto, Ontario.


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