Knott's Berry Farm

Team Appreciation Day is a celebration sponsored by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians that recognizes the contribution of team members from all of its enterprises. Team members are invited to attend one of two events on their regularly scheduled day off or by using a vacation day, personal day or floating/bank holiday. Temporary team members are also able to attend TAD with approved time off (if attending during scheduled work hours) from a supervisor.

Parking Pass:
June 27: coming soon

Location: Knott's Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

Dates: Thursday, June 27 | Tuesday, July 16
10am - 10pm (Public Hours)
10pm - 1am (Exclusive hours for San Manuel Team Members & Families)

To Register for Tickets: You must sign up on Workday to attend TAD

  • Register for your selected date on Workday at
  • Registration is open on Workday from Monday, May 6 at 9am – Monday, May 27 at 5pm. 
    • Team members are eligible to receive two (2) tickets – one (1) for themselves and one (1) for a spouse/partner/guest. Additionally, individuals with eligible dependents (children under 18) will receive one (1) ticket per dependent.

Request to Purchase Additional Tickets (based on availability) 

  • You may request to purchase up to 5 additional tickets when you register for your tickets on Workday. 
  • Each additional ticket is $120 and will be paid at the San Manuel/Yaamava’ check-in tables when you arrive at Knott’s Berry Farm
  • You will be notified by Monday, June 3 if you are approved to purchase the extra tickets you requested. 

Each additional ticket includes:

  • Admission ticket into Knott’s Berry Farm 
  • After-hours wristband 
  • Access to San Manuel/Yaamava’ private event space 
  • Meal voucher to use in during designated mealtimes at the San Manuel/Yaamava’ private event space (11:30am – 2:30pm and 4:30pm – 7:30pm)
  • Unlimited drinks throughout the day in the San Manuel/Yaamava’ event space 
  • Parking voucher (must be printed by Team Member before going to Knott’s) 
  • Guests with Season Passes to Knott’s Berry Farm may join you for the day but are not eligible to receive an after-hours wristband. 


  • Parking is free with a printed parking pass. Parking pass coming soon.
  • If you do not bring your printed parking pass, parking will be $30.

Receiving your Tickets:

  • When you arrive at Knott’s Berry Farm, check-in at the San Manuel/Yaamava’ tables located at Breakers Park right next to the East Parking Lot. 
  • View parking and Check-in map. (Coming soon).
  • When you check-in, you will receive your tickets. 
  • Only Team Members can pick up tickets. 
  • If you/a guest are purchasing extra tickets, you will do that at the check-in tables.


  • Each Team Member and their family/guest will receive a meal voucher to be redeemed for one meal at the San Manuel/Yaamava’ private event space (near the check-in location) 
  • Meal times are 11:00am – 1:00pm and 4:00pm – 7:00pm 
  • Tentative menu: Hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken tenders, potato salad, baked beans, mac ‘n cheese, salad, chocolate chip cookie, boysenberry pie (menu subject to change) 
  • Free beverages all day in the event space (come back throughout the day!)  

Additional Information: 

  • For questions about Knott’s Berry Farm, please visit their website at 
  • Please continue to check this TAD website for updated/new information.

If you have any questions, please email