Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration is back for 2023 and the fun-focused festival will bring a full roster of both new and returning favorites celebrating the inimitable characters created by Charles M. Schulz. Highlights for this year include a new game show at the Birdcage Theatre, plenty of new PEANUTS-inspired cuisine, a new space-themed exhibit, and photo ops that allow guests to step into the iconic comic strips!

Take a look at everything coming for the 2023 Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration!


Beagle Bonanza on Grand Sierra Railroad

The Grand Sierra Railroad gets a fun ride overlay with the PEANUTS gang celebrating Snoopy.



NEW! Charlie Brown’s Trivia Challenge

At the Bird Cage Theatre is guests can test their knowledge with PEANUTS universe questions and eye-popping visual challenges.

It’s Your Life, Charlie Brown

At the Calico Mine Stage, during the day daytime, Charlie Brown gets the shock of his life on the game show “It’s Your Life!” with music, fun and surprise guests, including the world’s most famous beagle, Snoopy!

Snoopy’s Legendary Rooftop Concert

At the Calico Mine Stage, at nightfall, the stage will transform into a for a high-energy spectacle featuring indie band The Jelly of the Month Club.

PEANUTS Cowboy Jamboree

At Calico Park, Franklin and Linus are on a Western escapade as they transform into cowboys. The boys are looking to challenge guests with some of the rootiniest, tootinest games in Calico.

Music Goes ‘Round and Around

At Camp Snoopy Theater, Sally and Schroeder will host a retrospect of melodies sure to make the audience dance in the aisles.

The James Street Trio

At Boardwalk BBQ, enjoy the smooth sounds of The James Street Trio that will transport you to the hometown of the PEANUTS Gang with their tribute to the music of Vince Guaraldi.

Character Meet and Greets

  • 20190126_145232Meet beloved PEANUTS characters throughout the day as the characters appear at unexpected locations for personal interactions.
  • Pigpen’s Pig Pen is back again this year with a special meetup at the Livery Stables with some of his favorite animal friends.


NEW! To The Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit

At Calico’s Town Hall, a new family-friendly, PEANUTS-inspired exhibit invites features the world’s most famous beagle and his long relationship with our nation’s space administration. Plus, visitors have the chance to meet Snoopy himself and snap an out-of-this-world picture!

The PEANUTS Sketch School

The Bird Cage Theatre offers an experience to learn how to draw favorite PEANUTS characters with a resident art teacher!

See it for Yourself

Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration takes place at Knott’s Berry Farm from January 28 – February 26, 2023.