Knott’s Berry Farm offers free park admission to active police and firefighter personnel this winter

in Knott's Berry Farm, Theme Parks

Southern California firefighters and law enforcement have incredibly difficult, unforgiving jobs, and Orange County’s first theme park Knott’s Berry Farm wants to thank them for all their hard work.

For two separate three-week periods this winter, active police enforcement and firefighter personnel can get free access to Knott’s Berry Farm for themselves and one guest. Plus, up to six additional guest tickets can be purchased for $35-$40 each, depending on the date.

November 27 – December 15, 2017 – free admission for fire and law personnel plus one guest, and up to six additional tickets available to purchase for $40

January 8 – January 31, 2018 – free admission for fire and law personnel plus one guest, and up to six additional tickets available to purchase for $35

The offer is available to the following active-duty personnel during regular park operating hours on the above dates:  ATF Agents, Bailiffs, California Dept. Of Forestry, California Highway Patrol Officers, City, County, State and Federal Police (sworn officers and civilian employees/support staff), City, County, State and Federal Fire (sworn officers and civilian employees/ support staff), Correctional Officers, County Sheriff Officers, Ambulance Company Emergency Medical Techs, Department of the Youth Authority, District Attorney’s, FBI Agents, Homeland Security, Police Explorers, Peace Officers, Probation Officers, Reserve/volunteer Fire/Law employees, Sherriff’s, U.S. Forest Service Personnel, U.S. Marshals, and Wildland Firefighters.


Fortunately for those eligible, the first batch of dates overlap with the Knott’s Merry Farm holiday festival, which takes place from Friday, November 17th through Thursday, January 7th. According to the park’s official website, Knott’s Merry Farm “provides the perfect backdrop for your family’s holiday memories with a park transformation that surrounds you with the glorious sights, sounds and scents of the holiday season.”

Guests of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm, with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and The Christmas Carol. Plus stroll through the merry streets of Calico for unique seasonal treats, Santa’s Christmas Cabin, traditional live Christmas Carolers, a Christmas crafts village, an enchanting Snow and Glow show with nightly falling snow, and so much more.


Be sure to visit Knott’s Berry Farm’s official website for more information and advance ticketing resources.