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A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.
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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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We attended Carowinds Winterfest for the first time this year and it was absolutely amazing! We had ages 1-54 in our family and each one of us loved everything. It was truly a winter wonderland and got us in the Christmas spirit. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DebbieBuchanan24
Reviewed yesterday

Visited Winterfest for the first time and was well pleased. Lots of beautiful decorations and a several sows - although not as extensive as some parks (Dollywood). Characters and staff were very friendly and they did have a couple of coasters open although the lines...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to go here for my wife's birthday and we were not disappointed. I will preface this by saying that we bought the fast pass plus. I saved a bit extra so that she could have the most fun filled birthday I could give...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Corbin R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love carowinds! I would recommend going in the north gate because you get to walk right under the Fury 325! Lao I would recommend going to the fury first because there is normally a short line but it backes up during the day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to carowinds, and especially since the new camp snoopy opened and they offer the free pre-k pass. Some ride operators may be a little slow, but everyone has been friendly and helpful. We come and take it easy and usually bring in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Harmons531
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are outrageous with prices and not even the same as it was last year. The cost to get in is 30.00, 20.00 for parking. The food is super expensive. Spent over 100.00 for tickets and got rained out. Only hand full of rides available,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ksorvino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband really likes to go to Carowinds and it can be fun, all the cool rides, adrenaline rushing through the veins. We went there twice during these last two months. One ride with cars was especially annoying. It’s called Bumper Cars. There was only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zaykate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming for Scarowinds and the Winter fest. The park is easy to navigate around. Lines aren't terrible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lpollard80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though few rides are not active now, due to winter, but overall I liked and full of thrills to ensure your heartbeat increase. Loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debasis1409
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hello I went to Carowinds and it’s so much fun I really like the furry 365 since this was my first time riding it and the intimidator the staff was really nice to me the only thing bad is that some of rides was running...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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29 November 2018|
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Response from janetF5378FH | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer. What I do know is a lot of rides were closed during their Halloween event. It was ridiculous the length of the lines to get into their events. Like I said very disappointed with what I got for my... More
5 November 2018|
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Response from A_A_BRoxboro | Reviewed this property |
Schedule hasn’t posted yet but they normally open Easter weekend. Weekends are pretty crowded
10 October 2018|
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Response from 734am | Reviewed this property |
Winterfest season is not as crowd as the summer or Scarowinds. Dress for the season and enjoy.