Knott’s Summer Nights kicks off the party with a food festival and live music later this month – Orange County Register
Knott’s Summer Nights block party returns with a backyard barbecue atmosphere filled with festival food, live music, live entertainment and games for the kids, and all the roller coasters you can handle.
Knott’s Summer Nights kicks off May 20 and runs through September 5 at Buena Park Theme Park.
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The Summer Nights entertainment lineup of top 40 rotating bands on the Calico Mine stage includes Tomasina, Hiatus, Suffragettes, Mic Dangerously and the Royal We.
Lineup of Latin, reggae and zydeco bands on the Calico Park stage throughout the summer includes Urban Music Society, Flashback Heart Attack & 80’z All Stars, BloBrass Band, Zydeco Party, Island Reggae, Nitro Express & Jasmine Fields, Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, Filharmonic, Adelaide Pilar and Doo Wah Riders.
Boardwalk DJs will spin music around the Charleston Circle Fountain.
Summer Nights entertainment begins each evening at 6:00 p.m. and continues until the park closes.
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The Summer Nights Food Festival features two dozen seasonal foods and drinks, including crab cakes, Korean BBQ burgers, vegan lettuce wraps, and peach and pineapple shaved ice. Summer Nights tasting cards offer six samples for $50 (or $45 for season pass holders).
Knott’s also plans to bring back its daily summer entertainment lineup which includes Mariachi Angelitas and the Bob Baker Marionettes’ “Alegre” puppet show at Fiesta Village, “Miss Cameo Kate’s Western Burle-Q Revue” at the Bird Cage Theater, Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies at Wagon Camp and KNOT radio DJs on the Boardwalk.
Ghost Town Alive is also back for a summer run with a new interactive storyline that encourages visitors to solve puzzles, embark on secret missions, and influence the outcome of the day’s events in Calico City, New York. Far west.
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Across Beach Boulevard, Knott’s Soak City water park returns May 21 for a summer season that ends September 18.