Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Knott's Berry Farm Note Pad & Flyer July 10-13, 1978

Here’s a fun souvenir note pad from Knott’s Berry Farm. Made by Vagabond Creations, the cover has raised print and feels fancy like a wedding invitation. By the way, Vagabond still makes note pads (link)!

“24 Assorted Pages” translates to 24 pages consisting of 6 unique images repeated 4 times. When was the monument removed? After 1978 I’m guessing since this pad includes Montezooma’s Revenge.

This is my favorite one; somehow those two attractions did manage to blend.

You of course did checked out O.C. History Roundup’s amazing Independence Hall post, if not, go check it out (link).

I always forget it’s the “Timber Mountain” Log Ride, we always just called it “The Log Ride”.

Never done it, not gonna do it.

This is my second favorite. Come on Cedar Fair, Rebuild the Berry Stand. You’re currently playing commercials on the radio where you claim to be “Southern California’s Favorite Theme park” act like it!

This was Knott’s when it used to entertain – July 10 thru 13, 1978! Epic Recording Star Tammy Wynette! Knott’s Ice Spectacular. “Tama drums are the official drums of Knott’s Berry Farm” really?

That’s a pretty busy schedule for the weekdays. I want one of those souvenir maps, oh wait, I probably have one. Knott’s has Fireworks? “America’s most beautiful nightly fireworks” I see Knott’s used the old “America’s Favorite...” line even back in 1978!

Who doesn’t love a disembodied Dick Clark? Dick’s Clark’s head appeared with Bo Diddley, The Coasters and Freddie “Boom Boom” Cannon! I have vague memories of Skiles and Henderson (with bodies of course).


TokyoMagic! said...

That monument/signage was removed in '82/'83 for the construction of Camp Snoopy. The cover of the pad shows the Knott's Marketplace arch which was built in '84, so this has to be from 1984 or later. I don't think Knott's was ever too worried about staying current when it came to their souvenirs.

Major Pepperidge said...

Oh, TokyoMagic! is gonna have some juicy info about that statue for you!

Love the note pad! Is Montezooma's Revenge still there? Oh go ahead and do it, it's not that bad.