Happy Wednesday Afternoon Everybody!! We don't usually like to do two updates in the same day, but we've got something SUPER SPECIAL for tomorrow morning, that you're definitely not going to want to miss.
On my way home from Disneyland last Saturday I had to stop and get the Chicken Pin. Because, well, look at it (below). So of course I headed into the park to do a lap.
Written by Gregg Condon
All Hail Chicken Boo!!
It was the second to last day of the Peanut's Festival. We're now in Diet Knott's until the Boysenberry Festival.
Just love Knott's at night
So ready for this!! Get in mah' belly!!
Work Continues on the all new Bear'y Tales
The walls extend pretty far out
Told ya it was going to be a quick update!! We'll be at Knott's for the opening of the Boysenberry Festival!
This weekend we were invited out to the third year of the Knott's Peanuts Celebration. It was a great time at the park, our first visit since Merry Farm, so we were looking forward to not only trying out some tasty treats, seeing some fun shows, but also spending time at one of our favorite theme parks.
Let's head in for some fun!!
Written by Gregg Condon
Welcome to Knott's, as you can see it was a beautiful day.
Knott's Beary Farm is opening a Build a Bear Workshop soon.
We love that they have these great events all year, and they all seem to get longer each year, which is great.
Sorry Chuck, Lucy made me do it.
We also put together a highlight video of the event, be sure to check it out.
Welcome to Ghost Town
There were Kite-Eating Trees EVERYWHERE!
Lots of yummy treats all around the park. No tasting cards like they have for the Boysenberry Festival, but I'm sure those are coming one of these years.
Pig-Pen's Pig Pen is back!!
Say hi to Ted everybody!!
Piggies!! (much more of them in our highlight video above)
Our first stop was the Sketch School in the Bird Cage Theatre. It's super fun.
We learned how to draw Charlie Brown!
Well, kind of. =)
We'll stop eating now in preparation. =)
Not much going on outside of the new Bear'y Tales, even the Iron Reef signs are still there.
Lots of great Peanuts Celebration merchandise!!
Not a cloud in the sky
We didn't partake in the $15 shake this time. Remember when John Travolta was questioning a $5 shake? =)
Woodstock's Bird's Eye View is back!!
We did a live stream of it on our FB page
The Timber Mountain Log Ride is closed for it's annual refurbishment
Later in the day it appeared they were doing some work on the bottom of the final drop.
We were invited in to a Media Day reception where we got to see all of the food available at the event.
And a bit more merchandise.
Slideshow of all the yummy food.
We didn't get to try all of this, mostly the desserts, but what we had was quite tasty.
Spike is here!!
The all new show Happiness is... was very popular.
It was full of energy and kids seemed to love it. We realize we aren't the target audience for these kinds of shows though. But if you are, you'll love it.
Over in Camp Snoopy, lots of fun photo ops.
And of course the return of Beagle Bonanza
Our POV of Beagle Bonanza from last years event.
All new for this year.
Outside the park, we saw this in the California Marketplace. But we didn't see them for sale anywhere. Anybody know where they are? Definitely would like a nice Knott's throw.
For those who still need their Knott's Scary Farm sign, the Department 56 store has them in stock!!
Sadly, the time came for us to say goodbye to Knott's.
But we had an amazing time!!
We had an amazing time at the Peanuts Celebration. Check out all of the information about this years event here.
Last weekend we were invited out for the second year of the Knott's Peanut's Celebration.
In it's second year there are more shows, more treats and more fun around every corner.
Let's check it out!!
Written by Gregg Condon
Welcome to the Peanut's Celebration!!
Some pretty amazing photo ops at the front of the park
There are a couple of things Knott's has been stepping up the past few years, one of them is the Merchandise.
I'll be the first to admit I'm not a huge "theme park shirt" person (other than Halloween stuff), but I really love some of this merch.
The other thing they've stepped up the last few years is the food. Let's take a look at some of the great treats for the Peanut's Celebration.
Lots of fun with the Peanut's Characters all over the park
Pig Pen is back!!
Another of the new things this year is the Woodstock's Birds-Eye View. Check out a POV!!
Love all of these great signs around Camp Snoopy
It's somebody's birthday, or a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (the best Charlie Brown special, don't @ us)
So we'll be the first to admit, most of the shows at Peanut's Celebration aren't really made for us, but we thought this show was pretty fun.
Some video of the show and highlights of the entire Celebration
We of course had to take a couple of minutes to check out the progress on the rapids
Flags in the ground, Hyper confirmed!! (some people on Twitter didn't get the joke)
Last year the Sketch School had Peanut's specials showing between Show Times, but sadly not this year.
We also managed to get a new POV of the Calico Mine Ride since we had the cart almost to ourselves. One of the best rides at the park, or anywhere for that matter.
Thanks Knott's for having us out, we had an absolute blast as always.
Knott's Peanut's Celebration runs through March 10th. Check out all of the info about the event here!
This weekend we were invited out to Knott's Berry Farm to check out the all new Knott's Peanuts Celebration.
If the park was looking for a way to bring families into the park during the off-season, let's just say they were very successful at that.
Let's take a look at the fun!!
Written by Gregg Condon
Welcome to Knott's on a glorious January Saturday.
Some really great merchandise for this event
As well as some great decorations
The kite tree has been laying havoc to Knott's Berry Farm
We didn't get a brownie, instead ...
As you can see, it was a very busy day at the park, but everybody seemed to be having a great time
For the first time ever you can meet Pig-Pen!!
And some of his pals. It will be interesting to see how much these piggies grow through the duration of the event. If you've ever been around livestock you'll know they can grow quite a bit.
A cool trolly thing in The Boardwalk. We'll have an update on that thing behind it tomorrow. =)
They've even decorated the construction walls!!
Franklin was out for the horse races
Lots of fun activities in Town Square
A peek at all of the great food available at the Knott's Peanuts Celebration
An all new show, The Music goes 'Round and Around
I'll be the first to admit, I'm not a fan of theme park shows at all, we just aren't the audience for them.
That being said, everybody seemed to enjoy this one.
And anything that gives kids the appreciation for music is A-OK in our book!!
The Grand Sierra Railroad has been transformed in to Beagle Bonanza for the Celebration
Check out our POV of the ride below.
Overall we had a fantastic day at the farm. How could we Knott. (get it)