2021 Knott’s Scary Farm Menu Items

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Knott¡¯s Scary Farm returns for 27 terrifying nights from September 16 ¨C October 31 and the family friendly Knott¡¯s Spooky Farm starts September 25, 2021. Like every good festival at Knott’s Berry Farm, it gives the culinary team the chance to show up their latest scary menu items, and they never disappoint.

As a reminder, dining plans are not valid for Knott’s Scary Farm.

2021 Knott’s Scary Farm Menu Items

Boardwalk BBQ
– Cauldron’s BBQ Brisket in a Mac and Cheese Cone
– Ghoulie Goulash Mac and Cheese with Hamburger Meat
– Candy Corn Trifle
– Halloween Sushi Crab Roll

Cable Car Kitchen
– Murderous Midnight Funnel Cake (Topped with blueberries, lemon and gummies)

Calico Tater Bites
– The Hound Dog Tater Bites (Footlong hot dog over tater tots with green cheese sauce)

Charleston Circle Coffee
– It’s Alive Rice Crispy Treat
– Bobbing for Apple Macarons
– Candy Corn Trifle
– Chai Pumpkin Latte Whoopie Pie

Chow House
– Dark Entities Lemonade with Mint, Lychee Fruit, and Desert Pear Syrup
– Wicked Wafflewich

Coaster’s Diner
– Carnage Chupacabra Burger (Red or Black Bun with Cheeseburger & Hot Dog)
– Witch’s Finger Matcha Shake

Fiesta Dog
– The Mummy Dog with Chips

Ghost Town Grub
– Murderous Midnight Funnel Cake (Topped with blueberries, lemon and gummies)

Gourmet Churro Factory
– Creepy Peanut Butter & Chocolate Churro

Grizzly Creek Lodge
– The Hollows Chorizo Pizza
– It’s Alive Rice Crispy Treat
– Petrified Pizza Burger (Cheeseburger with Pepperoni Pizza Bun)

Hollywood Hits Pizza
– Vampire Garlic Pizza
– Sweet Sinister S’mores Dessert Pizza

La Victoria Cantina
– Decomposing Taco

Log Ride Funnel Cakes
– Murderous Midnight Funnel Cake (Topped with blueberries, lemon and gummies)

Papa Loca
– Mesmer’s Bacon and Cheese Fries

Strictly-on-a-Stick
– Freaky Frog Legs with Cajun Butter
– I’m Going to Dill You Pickle Spears with Spicy Aioli

Sutter’s Grill
– Petrified Pizza Burger (Cheeseburger with Pepperoni Pizza Bun)

Sutter’s Pizza
– Vampire Garlic Pizza

Wagon Wheel Pizza
– The Hollow’s Chorizo Pizza
– From the Depths Spaghetti and Spicy Meatballs

2021 Knott’s Scary Farm Boo-fet

Knott’s will also bring back their legendary Scary Farm Boo-fet, which includes early entry to select areas. Guests also receive a free souvenir drink bottle and one digital photo download at the Boo-fet.

The Scary Farm Boo-fet is $45 per person and does not include admission to Scary Farm.

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2021 Canada’s Wonderland Oktoberfest Menu Items

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If you have gotten the chance to experience any of the Canada’s Wonderland specialty food festivals in years past, you would know they put out some spectacular menu items! We have been to all of them, and the food and beverage items are authentic to the theme of the event and an incredible opportunity to try the food, with often much of it included on the Canada’s Wonderland dining plans.

With pandemic restrictions in place, the food festivals we have all come to love are off the table right now (though an epic new food festival is coming to Canada’s Wonderland in 2022). However, Canada’s Wonderland is taking the time to offer some of the iconic Oktoberfest menu items this year without all the normal Oktoberfest pomp and circumstance. Technically this year marks the fifth year for Oktoberfest at Canada’s Wonderland since the park was closed in 2020.

The limited time 2021 Canada’s Wonderland Oktoberfest menu will be offered September 11-12 and 18-19, 2021. All options are available at the Marketplace, now renamed the Oktoberfest Haus. There are no tasting cards this year (again, scaled back event), so all menu options are available for individual purchase or as a dining plan option as highlighted below.

Oktoberfest Sausage (served with German potato salad and red cabbage salad)- $12.99 (Dining Plan eligible)
Frankfurter Sausage (served with German potato salad and red cabbage salad)- $12.99 (Dining Plan eligible)
Turkey Knackwurst Sausage (served with German potato salad and red cabbage salad)- $12.99 (Dining Plan eligible)

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Chicken Schnitzel with Sp?tzle and Red Cabbage Salad- $12.99 (Dining Plan eligible)

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Kn?del (2 German Potato Dumplings)- $12.99 (Dining Plan eligible)

9″ Jumbo Pretzels- $12.99
Bavarian Pretzel
Jalapeno Pretzels
Cheese Pretzels

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24¡± Bavarian Sausage- $19.99

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32 oz Beer with Collector Stein- $19.99; Refill $15.99

32 oz Beer with Collector Stein, 24″ Sausage, 9″ Pretzel Combo- $45.99

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Mustard selection: Wei?wurst Senf (Bavarian Sweet Mustard), Delikatess Senf (Medium Spicy Mustard), Scharfer Senf (Spicy Mustard)
Condiments: Sauerkraut, Beer Glazed Onions, Grilled-Onion Chowchow, Sauteed Peppers and Onion
Salads: German Potato Salad, Rotkohlsalat mit R?ucherk?se (Red Cabbage Salad with Bavarian Smoked Cheese)

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References:
2019 Canada¡¯s Wonderland Oktoberfest
2018 Canada¡¯s Wonderland Oktoberfest
2017 Canada¡¯s Wonderland Oktoberfest
2016 Canada¡¯s Wonderland Oktoberfest

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2021 Cedar Point HalloWeekends VIP Lounges

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During the 2021 season, guests were eligible to win or purchase VIP lounge access to select areas around Cedar Point.

We won access to the lounges on the last day of normal operation, and while it was nice, throughout the summer we saw it used very little.

Cedar Point has opted to keep the lounges around through HalloWeekends and is offering a new VIP experience available for purchase.

Access to the lounges is $64.99/person at the gate or $49.99 online.

Included in the access is two complimentary bottles of water, choice of one specialty beverage, and choice of hot dog or sausage with bag of chips.

In addition, guests will be able to purchase from the private bar seasonal beers while enjoying live music.

Each guest also gets two Fright Lane or Fast Lane Plus one-time use vouchers.

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New Changes to Cedar Point Fast Lane Program 2021

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Demand for amusement parks has never been higher. With more people in the parks, specifically Cedar Point, has seen long waits for rides not only for guests waiting in the normal queue, but also those waiting in the Fast Lane queue. With Fast Lane waits often reaching an hour or more, it was time for the company to relook at the Fast Lane system in general.

Many consider the Fast Lane system a way for the parks to allow line cutting for profit, when it is specifically a rule that the parks attempt to enforce. However, for guests that only get to visit maybe once a year, being able to use Fast Lane is a lifeline for getting to ride as much as possible.

Over the past several weeks, we have seen Cedar Point promptly run up the cost of the Fast Lane program to as high as $249 on Saturdays to counteract demand.

Then we had the unfortunate incident on Top Thrill Dragster which is an incredibly sad situation for all involved. As a result of the accident, Cedar Point announced the closure of Top Thrill Dragster for at least the rest of 2021.

Top Thrill Dragster was one of the Fast Lane Plus attractions along with Millennium Force, Maverick and Steel Vengeance.

So effective today, Cedar Point has amended the Fast Lane Plus program to include Valravn.

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2022 Valleyfair Park Improvements Including Rehab of Coasters

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Coasters Drive-In restaurants across the Cedar Fair chain are routinely one of the most crowded locations with typical lines out the door. As part of the 2022 improvement projects, the Valleyfair Coasters will receive a complete overhaul for the new season. Guests will still get to experience the classic 50’s diner atmosphere, but now with an updated look and feel to accommodate more guests.

The overhaul will include a new double sided queue like has been rolled out in the past couple years at Knott’s Boardwalk BBQ, Cedar Point’s Corral, and Kings Island’s Coney Bar-B-Que.

With cafeteria style service, the efficiency can be maximized to improve the flow of guests through the restaurant.

We would anticipate this change also coming to other Cedar Fair Coasters restaurants in the years ahead.

See bottom of this post for interior photos of Coasters prior to the renovation.

Superior Stage New Bar

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Back in 2019, Valleyfair debuted their new Superior Stage in front of the Corkscrew roller coaster. Across from the stage has been a small building used as a Coca-Cola Refresh station since 2017. That building is going to be remodeled for 2022 and turned into a full service bar.

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Valleyfair Grand Carnivale

Valleyfair has announced that after the success of Grand Carnivale in 2021, the event will be back bigger than ever in 2022. Grand Carnivale returns to Valleyfair July 24-August 8, 2022.

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ValleyScare 2022

ValleyScare and the daytime Great Pumpkin Fest will have a major expansion in 2022. More details to come.

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Knott’s Spooky Farm Starting September 25, 2021

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The spooktacular family-friendly, daytime Halloween event, Knott¡¯s Spooky Farm, invites families with little ghouls ages 3-11 to celebrate the delightfully spooky season as the park transforms with themed d¨¦cor and wicked fun around every corner. The fall Season of Fun offers Halloween-themed activities that celebrate the season, including trick-or-treating, a line-up of original shows, pumpkin decorating and the brand-new Calico Carnival Costume Cavalcade. Knott¡¯s Spooky Farm takes place on weekends, September 25 ¨C October 31.

You can find Charlie Brown, his best friend Snoopy and the beloved PEANUTS Gang celebrating the spooky holiday with their own Halloween costumes at special meet & greets and fun photo encounters throughout Camp Snoopy. Kids ages 3 -11 can participate in a memorable trick-or-treating experience available along Ghost Town¡¯s Main Street and Schoolhouse Road. During trick-or-treating, kids will interact with an array of spooky but friendly shopkeepers as little ones have the opportunity to show off their festive Halloween costumes. In Ghost Town, Stanley Scarecrow has opened the Livery Stable for guests of all ages to get close and personal with the Creepy Critters of Calico.

Whimsical jack-o-lanterns surround Calico Park as it changes into an enchanting Pumpkin Patch location for families to enjoy the atmosphere of the season with photo ops and crafters. Miniature pumpkins or Halloween cookies will be available for decorating for a nominal fee. Linus can be spotted at the pumpkin patch, helping little ones pick out their very own perfect pumpkin. Gals and ghouls are in for a treat as new fun Halloween-themed shows are in store with the Bob Baker Marionette Theatre Show at Birdcage Theatre. These peculiar puppeteers will amaze all with a spooky puppet show.

At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad, joining Linus in the Pumpkin Patch as he and Sally await the arrival of The Great Pumpkin because Halloween isn¡¯t complete without this timeless tale from the Peanuts Gang. Additionally, The Camp Snoopy Theater is debuting the Great Pumpkin Palooza show, where you¡¯ll get more than a rock as you join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang for a high-energy music tribute to the best holiday ever, Halloween.

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The residents of The Timber Mountain Log Ride will celebrate the Halloween Hootenanny, which adds a family-friendly seasonal twist to a park favorite. Mysterious creatures of Timber Mountain that live out in the woods and caverns join the citizens as they honor the season at the Halloween Hootenanny. The ride¡¯s interior will feature fun surprises as guests venture past the Calico Coffin Creeper band, the town¡¯s green witch and splash down Skull Mountain through a labyrinth of jack-o-lanterns. The seasonal ride will also feature an original song performed by Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure with A Trip to Camp Spooky as riders travel with the PEANUTS Gang? and spot 2D and 3D Halloween themed characters and effects along the trail. The fun continues for little ones at the Calico Mine Ride with the newly added ride overlay at Calico Candy Mine Ride every Halloween as it mysteriously transforms from silver ore to pure candy. Grab a seat with your little one on the mine train for a sweet trip through a candy-filled dream. Little ghouls are also encouraged to strut their stuff and show off their Halloween Costumes in the Calico Carnival Costume Cavalcade hosted by the Calico Mayor and Cameo Kate at the Calico Mine Stage.

The Halloween fun is parkwide as D¨ªa de Los Muertos, ?ViVir! takes over the Fiesta Plaza Stage. This festive show pays tribute to the Hispanic cultural celebration and traditions of D¨ªa de Los Muertos.

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Knott¡¯s Spooky Farm runs weekends September 25 ¨C October 31 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and is included with regular park admission. For more information on all the exciting things that are going on at Knott¡¯s Berry Farm, visit us online at knotts.com and follow the conversation using #KnottsSpookyFarm.

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Canada’s Wonderland Opens 40th Anniversary Store

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Opened May 23, 1981, Canada’s Wonderland is celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2021, and to commemorate the monumental occasion, has introduced an exclusive 40th Anniversary Shop. Located in the Grande World Expo, the store sells a large variety of specialty merchandise from shirts to magnets exclusive for the anniversary.

Lets take a look around the shop at all the cool items.

The cool thing guests will notice upon entering the store is the huge wall mural highlighting the timeline and history of Canada’s Wonderland as seen in header image above.

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Canada’s Wonderland 40th Anniversary Magnets

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Ride logo pins and key chains: Mighty Canadian Minebuster, Dragon Fyre, The Bat, Timberwolf Falls, Vortex, Flight Deck, Behemoth, Leviathan, Lumberjack, Yukon Striker.

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In addition, we found out by accident that the store offers an exclusive passholder pin featuring the 40th anniversary logo. Pins are individually numbered and $12.99 each.

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Find something cool in the store we do not have shown? Let us know below in the comments or send us the picture on social media.

References:
2022 Canada’s Wonderland Plans
2022 Canada’s Wonderland Season Pass Prices
Canada’s Wonderland 40th Anniversary Ale & Cider

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