Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2023 Review

If someone were to ask me what my favorite time of year at Knotts Berry farm was, I honestly don’t think I would know how to answer because there are just so many amazing options to choose from. Do I go spooky and say Scary Farm? Do I embrace the magic of Knotts during the holidays and say Merry Farm? Or what about the undeniable magic of Ghost Town Alive? My honest answer would have to be that I love them all as their time comes around each year. And now, the time has once again come around for the amazing, the delicious, the PURPLE, Boysenberry Festival!

Universal Studios Hollywood Scores BIG with Super Nintendo World!

SUPER NINTENDO WORLD Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Friday, February 17, 2023 Back in July of 1964, Universal Studios Hollywood officially opened it's gates as an entertainment destination for people living in Los Angeles. Since then, it's been the home to: War Lord Tower, The Flintstones Show, E.T. Adventure, Battle of Galactica, Back to …

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Peanuts Celebration 2023 is BACK at Knott’s Berry Farm

This past weekend, we got the chance to check out Knott's Berry Farm while Peanuts Celebration was in full swing for 2023! In this house, we absolutely adore the Peanuts characters. They seem to find their way into so many different family traditions throughout the year. Whether that's watching It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown during Fall or watching A Charlie Brown Christmas during the holidays. There is always a time for the Peanuts Gang! So coming back to the Farm for another year of Peanuts Celebration got us excited because we've loved the events in the past and welcome any opportunity to inject the famous characters Charles Schulz imagined up back in 1950 to all corners of the park. And this year, Knott's has included some new offerings that we just adore.


On a cold night in December, we ventured out to Valencia to experience Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain. This even has always been a favorite of ours because of their unique decorations, thousands of twinkling lights, fun meet and greets, and the guest interactions. We actually think Holiday in the Park is the strongest event SFMM puts on during the year in fact. And if our kiddo's reaction to snow in the park is any indication, we think she would agree with us as well. Below will be a Visit In Pictures of our time at SFMM for Holiday in the Park.


*WARNING: SOME EXPLICIT CONTENT AHEAD* Halloween? During the holidays? That's usually the response we get when we tell people about our weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center for Season's Screamings 2022. For some, the idea of combining the wholesome nature of the holidays with the wicked nature of Halloween seems just so odd. For us, …


Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes at Universal Studios Hollywood for the Holidays: Holidays at USH Review 2022

It's no secret that our family loves when the holiday season comes to life in the parks. It's so exciting to see each park put their own personal spin on our most beloved traditions. Some go super traditional and nostalgic, while others could give Clark Griswald a run for his money with their spectacular light displays. Then there is Universal Studios. Universal Studios Hollywood stands out in the crowd by daring to be different. I mean why have Santa when you can have… the Grinch! And seeing the Grinch and visiting Whoville is just where the fun starts! Come along with us as we take you through our family fun day visiting Universal Studios for the WHOlidays...I mean holidays.


Knott's Berry Farm has many identities over the seasons in Southern California. From one moment to the next, Knott's transforms from your deepest fears to a winter wonderland. While the latter might be some peoples deepest fear, for the vast majority of visitors to the park the holidays are what fill them with warmth and joy. And when you're celebrating at Knott's Merry Farm, it's nearly impossible to leave the park without feeling the holiday spirit. As soon as you enter, you're met with the sights and sounds of the season that are impossible to ignore. Lights adorn the old wooden rooftops of Ghost Town and carolers roam around singing classic holiday songs. The complete transformation of the park really sets the stage for all the incredible offerings the park has for the season.

The Theme Park Duo Podcast: EPISODE 145 – KNOTT’S MERRY FARM 2022 REVIEW

On this weeks episode, Gabe and Nikki review Knott's Merry Farm 2022 at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. Knott's Merry Farm is filled to the brim with delicious foods and incredible merchandise. Hear some hints and tips on how to best enjoy your time at the Farm. As well as some crazy tangents that may or may not lead to some crazy audio at the end of the episode. Come along with us on this crazy holiday podcast adventure!


In the large swooping landscape of Southern California, there are many options to choose from to get your fix of Halloween. Actually, I think it's one of the most wonderful parts of SoCal. As people who love the spooky season, having a smorgasbord of Halloween celebrations to choose from allows for that itch to be scratched many different ways. One of our favorite events returning this year, which really made a lasting impact on us, was Cemetery Lane located at the Historic Heritage Square in Downtown Los Angeles.