Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival opened on March 5, and runs through May 2, 2021 at Knott’s Berry Farm. The food festival pays tribute to the little berry that put the park on the map. Guests will enjoy a taste of boysenberry-inspired savory foods, sweet treats and refreshing drinks that can’t be found anywhere else. While the theme park remains closed, the food and merchandise-focused outdoor event offers over 80 boysenberry-infused food and drink items which are included on the event tasting card. Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival will take place on select dates beginning March 5 – May 2, 2021. All Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival activities will be conducted at a safe and socially distant space for families to enjoy. Regular tasting cards (ages 12+) are priced at $45 (plus tax) and will include five food tastings and Junior tasting cards (ages 3-11) are $20 (plus tax) and include three tastings. Tickets must be purchased online –

Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival; Salmon and Orzo Salad with Boysenberries on Spinach

Universal Studios celebrated the opening of an all new separately ticketed food event called Taste of Universal on March 12, 2021. This is a limited-time event. It’s a great time to enjoy some retail therapy and outdoor dining throughout the Upper Lot of Universal Studios Hollywood. Savor the flavors of exceptional food from the restaurants of some of your favorite lands – Springfield, U.S.A., The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,™ All New – Minion Cafe, Hollywood and Dine.

The event runs from 12:00pm – 7:00pm; Enjoy an outdoor feast of great food and tasty beverages plus photo ops and shopping offers. Your ticket includes your choice of 5 menu items (3 items for kids) from an extensive menu of appetizers, entrees, beverages and desserts. Additional items are available a la carte for a separate price. All Annual/Season Pass Members will need to purchase an event ticket as this is a separately ticketed, limited capacity event. Annual and Season Passes remain paused and are not valid for this event. 

Admission ranges from $44 – 49 (plus tax) for Adults, and $25 (plus tax) for children; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Visit the website for additional info –

Disneyland also premieres A Touch of Disney, a new, ticketed experience at Disney California Adventure Park which opened on March 18, 2021. Tickets for this experience went on sale March 4, 2021, and must be purchased online, in advance only for a specific date (subject to availability).

Disneyland; photo courtesy of Disneyland

Ticket includes: Parking for the experience at the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure beginning at 11:30am’ A $25 A Touch of Disney Dining Card redeemable for food and nonalcoholic beverages at select dining locations within the Disneyland Resort (subject to restrictions including not being valid for alcohol purchases);  Unlimited digital downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos captured during day of the experience; Disney PhotoPass is subject to the Disney PhotoPass terms and expiration policy; Note: there will be no admission tickets available for purchase at the Main Entrance Ticket Booth.

A Touch of Disney was originally scheduled to run through April 5, but has been extended to April 19 due to high ticket sales. Additional dates to be added…stay tuned. Online registration required; CLICK HERE for admission, times and additional info.