Charles Phoenix's Retro Knott's Berry Farm Slide Show
NOTE: TICKETS FOR CHARLES' SHOW INCLUDE AN ALL-DAY (10AM - 7PM) KNOTT'S PARK PASS...so fans can explore old ghost town, ride the old train, pan for gold and enjoy a fried Chicken dinner just as visitors have been doing for decades!
Be prepared for your Southern California pride to swell when Charles Phoenix presents his first ever Retro Knott's Berry Farm Slide Show at Knott's, historic Bird Cage Theater, in Knott's historic Ghost Town for one show only on Sunday afternoon, May 15 at 2 pm (2pm show sold out) ***SECOND SHOW ADDED - May 15 at 5pm***
With his infectious enthusiasm and keen eye for detail, Charles shares the amazing evolution of Knott's from the humble berry farm beginnings in the 20's, to world class theme park in the 40s, 50s and 60s. You'll learn how Walter Knott discovered the boysenberry, why Mrs. Knott began serving her famous fried chicken dinners and what inspired the creation America's first permanent theme park, Ghost Town.
Knott's fans will enjoy the back story of Ghost Town's historic buildings, unique displays, curio shops, colorful characters, and favorite attractions including the haunted shack, the mine train, log ride and much more! Your imagination will be inspired and your spirit will soar!
"This is my favorite kind of story to tell. The story of a legendark landmark that's homespun and family run!" says Phoenix. "What Walter Knott and his family contributed to the life and lore of Southern California is off the charts!
Charles will be joined onstage by Knott's Preserved (Angel City Press, 2010) co-author, Eric Lynxwiler.
Bird Cage Theater, inside Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|