Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Knott's Berry Farm Offers New Vegan Food Options!

Gasp! America's first theme park, Knott's Berry Farm in Orange County, California, has started offering some of their carnival fare VEGANIZED! Think vegan funnel cakes (!!!), vegan mac 'n' cheese, vegan chick'n tenders, vegan hot dogs/burgers/pizza and even a vegan tofu scramble for brunch! Many vegan options will also be gluten-free and soy-free. Way to go, Knott's!

Credit should also go to Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, aka The Healthy Voyager, for working with the amusement park to develop vegan options of theme-park favorites! Thank you, Carolyn, for your amazing work!

I just read about this awesomeness this morning on Compassion Over Killing, but after a quick Google search it seems this once announced last month. Still amazing news, though, especially since Knott's Scary Farm is fast approaching! Maybe they will have some special Halloween treats veganized as well? I can only wish!

I'm not sure if all their vegan options have been rolled out yet...has anyone had a chance to try them yet? I can't wait to try the vegan funnel cake!

UPDATE: I haven't been to Knott's to try these options myself, but I've heard a lot of people say they haven't been able to find these vegan options in the park and that park employees have been less than helpful and seem clueless about vegan options. Not sure what the deal is, but I hope Knott's gets it together and becomes more consistent with their vegan offerings. If you visit the park and are able to locate any vegan options, let me know in the comments below! Good luck!


  1. Wow, that is so awesome! I would love it if other theme parks followed suit!

  2. Cool! I always like Knott's. They have the best log flume too.

  3. Hi! I was there at the end of August and had the vegan Mac and cheese. There was also a veggie burger available.

    1. Thank you for the update! It's good to know people are finding the vegan options now!

  4. the better question is: do all food stands and restaurants offer these vegan options?

  5. The foods department is known for not telling employees anything. It's trouble at the top that makes it harder for the people we see as guests.
    The Johnny Rockets has options. Like their black bean patty. Lots of options in regards to toppings.
    The berry punch is vegan. ;)


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