Taste of Boysenberry Festival returns to Knott’s this Friday

The Taste of Boysenberry Festival returns to Knott's Berry Farm this week. From March 5 to May 2, visitors can sample boysenberry-themed treats outside the theme park, which remains closed due to COVID-19.

Charlize Chiang

The Taste of Boysenberry Festival returns to Knott’s Berry Farm this week. From March 5 to May 2, visitors can sample boysenberry-themed treats outside the theme park, which remains closed due to COVID-19.

Knott’s Berry Farm’s annual Taste of Boysenberry Festival is back this week with a variety of boysenberry-themed food and drink. 

The festival, which runs from March 5 to May 2, and open on select days, showcases over 65 different boysenberry-infused food and drink items, including boysenberry balsamic brussel sprouts, boysenberry BBQ wings, and more. Fruit-themed merchandise will also be available for guests to purchase during their visit to the Buena Park theme park.  

This year’s event will look considerably different previous years. While Knott’s will still offer a dozens of delicacies to sample, theme park rides and attractions are still closed due to COVID-19. The festival will be held outside the theme park’s parks gates in accordance with Orange County COVID-19 guidelines.

Tasting cards and tickets must be purchased in advance in order to enter the festival. Purchased online, an adult tasting card with five “tastes” costs 45 dollars, and a junior card for ages 3 to 11 with three “tastes” costs 20 dollars. Season pass holders to the theme park receive 10% off the original ticket price. 

Although Knott’s Berry Farm park attractions aren’t open yet, this year’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival will be a family-friendly event to remember.