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Carowinds Theme Park

Address: 14523 Carowinds Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28273

(704)-588-2600 (From NC)

(803)-548-5300 (From SC)

Known as the capital theme park of the southeast, Carowinds is the perfect place to spend the day as kids, teenagers, & even adults.


This 398-acre mega fun zone provides:


  • Thrill Rides

  • Planet Snoopy

  • Family Rides

  • Boomerang Bay

  • Fast Lane Pass

  • Live Entertainment

  • Special Events

  • Dinosaurs Live

  • Dining

2017 Best Updates!

An exciting, new lineup of family fun is coming to the place where the Carolinas come together in 2017! Carowinds is proud to announce the addition of FOUR new rides in the new County Fair and an extra season of festivities with our all-new holiday celebration, WinterFest.


With so many exciting experiences for families to enjoy next season, there’s never been a better time to own a 2017 Gold Season Pass to Carowinds!

Operational Hours 2016 - 2017

CLOSED - January and February

County Fair

Tell people Get ready for a blast from the past with FOUR new rides in the all-new County Fair! Experience a throwback of down-home fun as you and your family are transported back to a 1950’s Carolina County Fair, complete with new food offerings, thrilling experiences and an atmosphere full of family fun!more about this item. What's it about and what makes it interesting? Give people the info they need to go ahead and take the action you want.


Ring in the holiday season with a new family tradition – WinterFest at Carowinds! This grand celebration of the holiday season will magically transform the park into a winter wonderland with special holiday experiences that will ignite the season’s spirit in everyone! Best yet, 2017 Gold Season Passholders will receive FREE admission – an extra season of fun to be cheerful about!

Carolina Harbor

Get ready for another year of splashtastic fun at Carolina Harbor waterpark, named among the best waterparks to visit in 2016 by Fodor’s Travel. A wave of coastal Carolina fun awaits with popular new attractions like Blackbeard’s Revenge, Surf Club Harbor, Seaside Splashworks, Myrtle Turtle Beach and Kiddy Hawk Cove!

Cirque Imagine

Back by popular demand, our new show Cirque Imagine will return for another year of high-flying, action-packed fun in the Carowinds Theater. Incredible displays of strength, balance, beauty and athleticism will be on display in this highly applauded show.

Season Pass Auto Renewal

Auto-Renewal is the most convenient way to renew your Season Pass each year while guaranteeing the lowest price. Once you've enrolled in Auto-Renewal, you can be rest assured knowing you’ve chosen the most convenient and hassle-free way to enjoy your Season Pass and all its benefits at the lowest price every season!

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You've picked a great time to visit Carowinds, the premiere entertainment destination of the Carolinas. Plan your best day ever with our day-by-day calendar of the 2016 season. You'll find dates and hours of operation for Carowinds and SCarowinds.


Carolina Harbor waterpark is now closed for 2016 and will reopen in spring 2017.

Please note, all dates and hours are subject to change without notice. Please call us at (704) 588-2600 with any questions regarding our operating schedule.


Carowinds is located 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte at exit 90 (Carowinds Blvd.) off Interstate 77 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border. Nearby major cities include Columbia, SC (83 miles), Greensboro, NC (104 miles), Greenville, SC (105 miles), Raleigh, NC (179 miles), Augusta, GA (155 miles) and Atlanta, GA (248 miles).

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