Knotts Berry Farm is among the most popular amusement parks and is also the first theme park in California. Located in Buena Park, Knotts Berry Farm spans about 160 acres and was the twelfth most visited theme park in the year 2017, with over 4 million people visiting Knotts Berry Farm. One of the things I love about Knott’s Berry Farm is it is also one of the most affordable theme parks. Here are 11 easy ways to buy discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets.
How to buy Discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets [11 easy ways]
If you are a member of any organization, large organization, or the military you will find an assortment of different discounts available to you for Knott’s Berry Farm. Here is the breakdown of all the options to get discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets.
Discounts for AAA members
If you are a member of any AAA, you can get discounted Knotts Berry Farm tickets by simply showing your membership card at the ticket counter. You can get a discount of up to 30% on tickets and 20% OFF for Soak City. The tickets can be purchased online or from the AAA branch that is nearest to you.
You must note that the discount applies only to AAA members and does not apply to junior or senior tickets nor can the discount be used to purchase specially themed tickets, such as Halloween Haunt
Discounts for military personnel
Discounted Knotts Berry Farm tickets are available for military personnel every day. A military ID has to be presented at the ticket counter and it does not apply to any other family member. The military person must be present at the venue in order to receive the discount. You can get additional discounts by purchasing your tickets online and in advance.
Discounts for fire and law enforcement
Fire and law enforcement personnel, emergency medical technicians are entitled to discounted Knotts Berry Farm tickets along with two complimentary tickets. A photo ID card issued by the appropriate enforcement agency must be presented at the ticket counter to buy discounted Knotts Berry Farm tickets. Up to six tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate of $35 per ticket.
Discounted tickets from Costco
Costco sells discounted Knotts Berry Farm tickets now and again. Offers vary from time to time and you can see the current offers by simply visiting the Costco website and searching for Knotts Berry Farm.
Fire And Law Enforcement Tribute Days
Once a year Knott’s Berry Farm will have a two or three week period (usually in January) where all Fire & Law Enforcement will receive 2 Complimentary tickets for showing their i.d. + up to 6 additional tickets for a discount (currently $35)
Discounted 1 Day Tickets – General Public
Not all of us are a member of an organization but have no fear, there are many other ways to get discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets.
**Best 1 Day Ticket Discount** – Smart Card
Smart Card is a local discount program from my neck of the woods, but it does allow people from out of town to get a monthly membership to access their discounted tickets and their prices continually are the best. Right now you can get tickets for as low as $39.00. Simply visit shopsmartcard.com, pay for a one month membership which is just $3.95 and voila you have access to the discounted knott’s tickets. You can cancel the membership anytime online.
Undercover Tourist is a reliable website to get discounted tickets for all theme parks. In fact, I recommend them the most for Walt Disney World Tickets. Currently, prices are as little as $53.00 per ticket for Knott’s Berry Farm.
Knotts Berry Farm offers group discounts for a group of fifteen people or more. Student groups, corporate groups, family reunions, and celebrations are entitled to these discounts. These group discounts are available online only, so don’t show up to the group at guest services, you will sadly be out of luck. Group prices are currently $49.00
Mulitple Park Options
If you are heading to Southern California for a week with kids, there is a good chance that you will want to hit up multiple theme parks during your stay. In addition to Knott’s you have Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountian, Legoland, Sea World, and this little park you might of heard of called Disneyland. If you want to hit up multiple parks than there are some saving money options on top of discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets.
The Go Los Angeles Card
The Go Los Angeles Card is an all-inclusive pass and is ideal for families. The card includes visits to Universal Studios, plus your choice of Knott’s Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Legoland, Hollywood Sightseeing Tours & 40 other activities. The best place to buy this pas is the undercover tourist website. Check Prices Here.
The SoCal Pass
This pass includes visits to several attractions like the San Diego Zoo and Safari park, the six flags magic mountain, Legoland, and of course, Knotts Berry Farm. The card is an excellent deal for families who are on a vacation and wish to visit a couple of tourist attractions at reasonable prices. The so-cal pass is available at smartdestinations.com
Discounts for Multiple Visits to Only Knott’s Berry Farm
If you are among the people who are likely to visit Knotts Berry Farm more than once per year, then no need buying discounted Knott’s Berry Farm Tickets, you should definitely purchase their annual passes. There are three types of passes, the regular season pass, the Gold season pass, and the Platinum season pass.
- Regular Pass -$94 Unlimited Admission through the end of the calendar year. Receives 10% Discount on Food & Merchandise, up to 15% OFF Hotel Stays. Unlimited Parking can be added for $65
- Gold Pass -$113 The gold pass has all the same benefits of the regular pass + unlimited admission to Knott’s Soak City (located next door). Unlimited Parking can be added for $65
- Platinum Pass- $216 The platinum pass comes with all the benefits of gold + free parking (currently $18 a visit). In addition, these passes offer 20% discounts on dining and merchandise, early entry into the parks, plus admission to every cedar fair park.
You can compare prices at www.knotts.com/tickets-passes/season-passes
Other add-ons for Annual Passes Include:
- Unlimited Dining for the Entire Season – $113
- All Season Drink Refills – 29.99
- All Season Fast Lane Passes (to skip lines) – $499.99
- All Season Unlimited Digital Photos $49.99
- Unlimited Knott’s Scary Farm Visits – $85
There are a ton of annual events to use your season pass including:
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