Knott’s Berry Farm & Knott’s Soak City Discounts and Deals

LAST UPDATE: 4/22/14

Knott’s Berry Farm is a theme park located in Buena Park, not far from Disneyland, and is open year-round. There are a lot of Knott’s Berry Farm discounts available.

Knott’s two associated Southern California water parks, Knott’s Soak City Orange County in Buena Park (near Disneyland), and Knott’s Soak City in Palm Springs, are open seasonally. We’ve compiled Knott’s Soak City discounts below.

Knott’s parks offer frequent and varied promotions that can save you money. Check below for the latest Knott’s Soak City and Knott’s Berry Farm discounts, coupons and offers.

All offers are subject to change without notice. Always call ahead and confirm before driving out of your way to take advantage of a particular offer!

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Knott’s Berry Farm – Regular Gate Prices

Admission prices are: $62 for Regular (age 12 and up); $33 for Juniors (ages 3-11) and Seniors (62+).

2014 Season Pass (admission to Knott’s Berry Farm through 12/31/14) costs $84 for Regular (age 12 and up); $84 for Juniors (ages 3-11) and Seniors (62+).

2014 Gold Pass (admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City Water Park Orange County through 12/31/14) costs $102 for Regular (age 12 and up); $96 for Juniors (ages 3-11) and Seniors (62+).

2014 Platinum Pass (admission to Knott’s Berry Farm, Soak City Water Park Orange County and all Cedar Fair amusement parks and outdoor water parks, plus free parking, through 12/31/14) costs $192 for Regular (ages 3-61, 48″ and taller); $132 for Juniors (ages 3 and up, under 48″) and Seniors (62+).

Parking is $15 per day for autos; $20 for buses and RVs.

Knott’s Berry Farm Discounts

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aRes Travel

aRes Travel offers very good discounts on Knott’s tickets, and will often save you more than deals on the Knott’s Berry Farm website.

Knott’s Website Discounts

Be sure to check the Knott’s Berry Farm website for current discounts and promotions. You can usually get a few bucks off Regular (adult) admission by ordering online using the Print @ Home system.

Visit California Coupon

You can print out a coupon for $10 off regular admission to Knott’s Berry Farm on the Visit California website. Click here to print this coupon, good for up to 6 admissions. Expires 12/31/14.

Toys For Tots

This is an annual event held in December (exact dates vary each year). Admission is FREE when a toy, valued at $25 or more, is purchased and donated to Knott’s Berry Farm’s annual Toys for Tots drive. Proof of purchase required.

You can find out more about Toys for Tots on the Knott’s Berry Farm site.

AAA Discounts

AAA is a loosely associated group of clubs that each cover a small geographical area, usually a single state or portion of a state. Different clubs have different offers, so it’s worth checking both your own AAA state club and the Southern California AAA club websites. To check your own state club, just go to AAA.com and you will be redirected (usually) to your local club. If you haven’t yet set up your online access, you’ll sometimes need to do that to see your local club’s discounts. To check the Southern California site, click here and enter zip code 91608. Once you get to the club home page, click the “Discounts” tab and select “Attractions.”

If a particular discount on the Southern California site involves booking online through the club site, you will usually need to be a Southern California member. Discounts that involve showing your card at the gate are available to any AAA member. If you can get to a Southern California AAA club office, you can usually take advantage of offers that must be bought in person, even if you’re a member of a different AAA club.

Generally AAA members get 30% off Regular (adult) admission to Knott’s Berry Farm, and sometimes discounts on other things such as food or merchandise.

Southern California Resident Discounts

Southern California residents (zip codes 90000-93599) can purchase Regular (adult) tickets for $46.99 at the ticket booths with proof of residency.

Military

Show your military ID at the ticket window and get in for a discounted rate (NOT valid for special ticket events such as Halloween Haunt).

Annual Military Tribute

This is an annual event in November (exact dates vary each year). Past and present US armed forces personnel receive FREE park admission for them and a guest. Up to six additional tickets can be purchased at a discount. Military ID or DD214 must be presented at the ticket window with a photo ID required for discount. MouseSavers.com reader Kimberly F reports this can be used up to once per day during the length of the promotion, so you could get free admission on multiple days!

Annual Fire and Police Tribute

This is an annual event in November-December (exact dates vary each year). Fire & Police personnel receive FREE park admission for them and a guest. Up to six additional tickets could be purchased at a discount. Fire and law enforcement ID required.

Multi-Park Tickets & Passes

If you also plan to visit Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Legoland California, you can save up to 26% off gate prices with the LA Theme Park Pass.

If you also plan to visit Universal Studios Hollywood, San Diego Zoo, and Sea World San Diego, you can save up to 20% off gate prices by picking the SoCal Theme Park Pass.

If you also plan to visit Universal Studios Hollywood, Legoland and/or Magic Mountain, plus multiple other attractions in Southern California, check out the GO Los Angeles Card.

If you also plan to visit SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland California, San Diego Zoo and/or San Diego Wild Animal Park plus multiple other attractions in the San Diego area, check out the GO San Diego Card.

If you plan to visit at least one major attraction in San Diego in addition to Knott’s, check out the Go Select Pass for San Diego, which allows you to build your own pass by picking from over a dozen attractions, including Knotts, Legoland, San Diego Zoo and San Diego Wild Animal Park.

Cedar Fair Passes

If you have a valid Platinum Pass to ANY theme park owned by Cedar Fair (such as Cedar Point) you can use it to get in to Knott’s Berry Farm for FREE! Thanks to Dana for info.

Southern California Gray Line (Pacific Coast Sightseeing) Day Tour to Knott’s Berry Farm

Southern California Gray Line (formerly Pacific Coast Sightseeing) offers a 9-hour bus tour from Anaheim to Knott’s Berry Farm. Courtesy hotel pick-up for the tour is provided from most Anaheim, Buena Park and Garden Grove area hotels. The tour is especially suitable for those who are not comfortable with driving the California freeways, since all of the ground transportation from place to place is provided.

The Knott’s Berry Farm tour is usually priced about the same as a full-price ticket to Knott’s, making it a great deal.

Regular cost for the Knott’s Berry Farm tour is $58 for adults, $29 for children (ages 3-11).

  • Click here to print an exclusive coupon for MouseSavers.com readers: $3 off your Knott’s Berry Farm tour! Expires 6/30/14.

Knott’s Soak City – Regular Gate Prices

(Open Seasonally: Mid-May through September. Check individual park for specific dates of operation.)

2013 admission prices: $34.99 for Regular Admission (ages 12 and over); $24.99 for Junior Admission (ages 3-11); $24.99 for seniors (62+). No discounts or coupons apply to the seniors’ and kids’ prices.

2014 Soak City Water Park Orange County Annual Pass: $66 for Regular Admission (ages 12 and over); $66 for Junior Admission (ages 3-11); $66 for seniors (62+).

2014 Gold Pass (admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City Water Park Orange County through 12/31/14) costs $102 for Regular (age 12 and up); $96 for Juniors (ages 3-11) and Seniors (62+).

2014 Platinum Pass (admission to Knott’s Berry Farm, Soak City Water Park Orange County and all Cedar Fair amusement parks and outdoor water parks, plus free parking, through 12/31/14) costs $192 for Regular (ages 3-61, 48″ and taller); $132 for Juniors (ages 3 and up, under 48″) and Seniors (62+).

Knott’s Soak City – Admission Discounts

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aRes Travel

aRes Travel offers some discounts on Knott’s Soak City (Orange County) tickets. There is a $2 convenience fee per ticket.

Knott’s Website Discounts

You can usually save a few bucks on adult admission by ordering online using the Print @ Home system.

AAA Discounts

AAA is a loosely associated group of clubs that each cover a small geographical area, usually a single state or portion of a state. Different clubs have different offers, so it’s worth checking both your own AAA state club and the Southern California AAA club websites. To check your own state club, just go to AAA.com and you will be redirected (usually) to your local club. If you haven’t yet set up your online access, you’ll sometimes need to do that to see your local club’s discounts. To check the Southern California site, click here and enter zip code 91608. Once you get to the club home page, click the “Discounts” tab and select “Attractions.”

If a particular discount on the Southern California site involves booking online through the club site, you will usually need to be a Southern California member. Discounts that involve showing your card at the gate are available to any AAA member. If you can get to a Southern California AAA club office, you can usually take advantage of offers that must be bought in person, even if you’re a member of a different AAA club.

Generally AAA members get 15% off regular adult admission to Knott’s Soak City, and sometimes discounts on other things such as food or merchandise.

Southern California Resident Discounts

Southern California residents (zip codes 90000-93599) can purchase discounted adult tickets at the ticket booths with proof of residency.

Military

Show your Military ID at the ticket window and ask about discounts. They have been offered in the past.

Southern California Gray Line (Pacific Coast Sightseeing) Day Tour to Knott’s Soak City

Southern California Gray Line (formerly Pacific Coast Sightseeing) offers a 9-hour bus tour from Anaheim to Knott’s Soak City Water Park, which is steps away from Knott’s Berry Farm. Courtesy hotel pick-up for the tour is provided from most Anaheim, Buena Park and Garden Grove area hotels. The tour is especially suitable for those who are not comfortable with driving the California freeways, since all of the ground transportation from place to place is provided.

Regular cost for the Knott’s Soak City Water Park tour is $36 for adults, $25 for children (ages 3-11).

  • Click here to print an exclusive coupon for MouseSavers.com readers: $3 off your Knott’s Berry Farm tour! Expires 6/30/14.