The Boysenberry Festival is back at Knott’s Berry Farm this spring! You don’t want to miss this super fun event with unique and tasty treats for the whole family! The annual Boysenberry Festival runs this year from April 1 – 23 and features over 70 one-of-a-kind boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks and more! Plus don’t miss the foot-stompin’ entertainment, the Wine and Craft Brew Tasting Garden, featuring boysenberry and wine (m’kay!), and fun for everyone in your family!I was invited to attend a media preview and taste some of the amazing dishes that are annual favorites and new ideas created for this year’s festival. You will not be disappointed! Boysenberries are very versatile and are fantastic in both sweet and savory dishes. Knott’s proves they are more than just Funnel Cake with this festival! For 2017, the mouth-watering line-up of boysenberry inspired dishes will feature the irresistible boysenberry pizza made with arugula and goat cheese (shown a few photos up and my favorite dish!! SO good!), the unforgettable and delicious new ravioli dish packed with boysenberry flavors, freshly baked boysenberry fry bread and lip-smacking corn on the cob with boysenberry butter and mayo. The culinary team at Knott’s used their expertise to create dishes that are innovative, delicious and exciting! But don’t think that every single thing offered has Boysenberry in it! While the Boysenberry reigns supreme at the Boysenberry Festival, this really is a celebration of food and wine. Not only is there an amazing selection of wine to pair with each dish, but there are some specialty items like boysenberry beer too. And boysenberry cream soda for the kids! If you’ve been wanting to visit Knott’s Berry Farm, this is the perfect time to do it! There is an additional cost to experience the Boysenberry Festival. Head to the festival page to learn more! They offer tasting cards for just $25 each! Plus you can find out even more detailed info about all of the food and beverage offerings. While you may not be willing to try the Alligator Bites with Boysenberry Aioli, guests who want to take a little Boysenberry Festival home with them can purchase amazing products, like Boysenberry BBQ sauce (SO yummy – we had this on some chicken for dinner last week!), Boysenberry Butter (a little more tangy than Boysenberry preserves and with no seeds!) that are available in the Berry Market located in the California Market Place and General Store located in Ghost Town. Select items are available on the online Berry Market store.
Be sure to check out all the special entertainment options, available during the 23 day Boysenberry Festival. There are new shows, live music and even a petting zoo! You won’t want to miss it!
The Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm
April 1 – 23, 2017
Follow the hashtag #BoysenberryFestival on social media to see even more sneak peeks of the amazing food and wine from the festival!
I was treated to a tasting of the food and wine from the Boysenberry Festival to facilitate this post.