If you’re looking for down-home New Year’s Eve fun, it’s only six miles from Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel at Knott’s Merry Farm! The excitement is mounting as the New Year’s countdown begins, promising an unforgettable evening filled with fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours for a one-of-a-kind family NYE celebration.

Imagine being part of the magic as Knott’s transforms into a festive wonderland on December 31st. The day will be packed with Merry Farm seasonal performances, setting the stage for a memorable end-of-year party. As the clock ticks towards midnight, the park becomes the ultimate destination for ringing in the New Year.

The New Year’s Eve bash at Knott’s is not just any party – it’s a park-wide event where everyone is welcome. The celebration is designed to entertain every member of the family. Expect a lineup of activities, including a family-friendly comedian, live bands, and swing dancing, ensuring something for everyone.

As the final moments of 2023 approach, guests will be surrounded by the festive spirit of the night with music, party hats, and noisemakers. The highlight? A “Wow” fireworks display at midnight illuminating the sky above Knott’s and marking the beginning of 2024 in spectacular fashion.

This night promises a stress-free experience perfect for families and friends to come together and forge new traditions by celebrating New Year’s Eve at Knott’s. The lineup of unmissable entertainment includes:

Midnight Fireworks Spectacular
A dazzling aerial fireworks display that promises to mesmerize the young and the young at heart.

DJ HowLy
Bringing high-energy music and dancing to the Calico Mine Stage, plus a special 9 PM countdown for East Coast friends.

Midnight Hiatus
Rock and pop hits at the Calico Mine Stage that will have you dancing in the aisles.

Chipper Lowell
Laugh out loud with family-friendly comedy and magic at the Bird Cage Theatre.

Jitterbug Pop Swing Band
Swing, sway, and jump to the slickest tunes in the legendary Boardwalk Ballroom, with dance classes included.

But Wait! There’s More!
But that’s not all! At Knott’s Merry Farm, no one is ever hungry. The New Year’s Eve Buffet at Spurs Chop House is an excellent option for the night. From 3:30 pm – 9:30 pm, enjoy a special buffet complete with party favors and a champagne toast. You don’t need to make reservations, but you’ll need to park admission or a Season Pass.



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