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Aug 16, 2017, 09:58 ET Newly Expanded Kids' Area, Pre-K Pass To Debut At Carowinds In 2018

Carowinds will debut a newly expanded kids' area, Camp Snoopy, opening for the spring 2018 season. Formerly known as Planet Snoopy, Camp Snoopy...


May 17, 2017, 12:23 ET Cool Off In The Currents Of #CarolinaHarbor

The Atlantic Ocean isn't the only aquatic getaway that North and South Carolina share. Carolina Harbor Waterpark is nestled right between the two...


Apr 18, 2017, 11:43 ET Celebrate All That's Worth Savoring

Celebrate all that's worth savoring at the third annual Taste of the Carolinas festival at Carowinds. Guests can discover some of the finest...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:32 ET Take A Trip Back In Time With The All-New County Fair At Carowinds

True Carolinians will agree, the feel of an old county fair is like no other. Now guests can enter into an atmosphere of timeless fun for all ages...


Jul 14, 2016, 13:33 ET Couple proclaims their love while swarming through the air on the world's tallest, fastest giga coaster #Fury325

 THIS JUST IN: Here's video of the first ever wedding on the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster! James Music and Cortni Bryant tied...


Mar 23, 2016, 10:59 ET Carowinds Becomes The Biggest, Baddest Battle In The Universe With New Digital Attraction

 Carowinds and PopCap Games – creator of one of the world's most beloved video game franchises, and an Electronic Arts (EA) studio...


Oct 08, 2015, 10:02 ET Carowinds and PopCap Games To Debut World's First Intra-Active 3-D Attraction

 Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, and PopCap Games, creator of some of the world's most beloved video game...


Jan 28, 2015, 09:06 ET Carowinds Releases Amazing 2015 Events Schedule

 Besides building the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, Carowinds announced today a 2015 calendar that includes the largest and most...


Dec 10, 2014, 11:27 ET Carowinds Announces Second New Ride for 2015

 As Carowinds construction crews build the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, Fury 325, the park announced a second new ride Wednesday...


Dec 04, 2014, 16:04 ET Carowinds Tops Off Record-Breaking Roller Coaster

 Carowinds construction crews Thursday installed the final piece of the 325-foot lift hill on the new Fury 325 – the world's tallest and...


Sep 10, 2014, 15:41 ET SCarowinds strikes terror in the Carolinas beginning September 12

 Carowinds is transformed from a "theme park" to a "scream park" as it debuts SCarowinds Halloween Haunt, the largest, most horrific Halloween...


Aug 21, 2014, 16:10 ET Carowinds to Reach Exciting New Heights

For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It's where the Tar Heel State and the Palmetto State meet....


Aug 01, 2014, 08:55 ET Carowinds Announces Key Changes to its Executive Team

 Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, is in the midst of a significant multi-year expansion. As previously...


Jul 10, 2014, 11:04 ET Carowinds Opens Harmony Hall Marketplace

 Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast is excited to open Harmony Hall Marketplace; a brand new dining and entertainment facility. ...


Jun 24, 2014, 11:20 ET New waterslides now open at Carowinds

 Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast, is excited to open two new water slides in their waterpark Boomerang Bay Friday June...


Oct 01, 2013, 10:46 ET Carowinds celebrates Fall with The Great Pumpkin Fest

 As the weather cools down and the pumpkins appear, Carowinds offers a fun new event for little ones and their families.  The Great...


Sep 18, 2013, 12:51 ET SCarowinds Opens with Three NEW Attractions this Year

 When darkness falls, fear rises and this year SCarowinds, the premiere Halloween attraction of the Carolinas, is more frightening than ever....


Sep 07, 2013, 12:33 ET Mega-Slides Coming To Carowinds Water Park!

Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast, is excited to bring two new breathtaking water slides to Boomerang Bay for Summer 2014.  ...


Jul 18, 2013, 11:28 ET Carowinds and Komen Charlotte Team Up to Save Lives

Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast! is proud to team up with Susan G. Komen Charlotte for Carowinds for the Cure, a four-week...


May 29, 2013, 12:10 ET Carowinds Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season!

On Saturday, June 1, 2013,  Carowinds kicks off their 40th anniversary summer celebration with a birthday party packed full of fun - and...


Mar 28, 2013, 10:39 ET Carowinds Opens This Year with Dinosaurs Alive! Planning For the Best Season Ever!

 Carowinds opens this year on a historic note!  The Thrill Capital of the Southeast www.carowinds.com is excited to celebrate its 40th...


Mar 31, 2012, 12:59 ET Carowinds Open for the 2012 Season on March 31

 In 1903, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina became symbolic to the Carolinas as the site of the "first flight." Now, more than 100 years later,...


Aug 31, 2011, 10:00 ET Carowinds Donates More Than $40,000 to Fight Breast Cancer

Carowinds, the thrill capital of the Southeast, announced today that a total of $40,701.49 was raised during Carowinds for the Cure, a four-week...


Aug 24, 2011, 11:30 ET WindSeeker Takes Flight at Carowinds in 2012

While Kitty Hawk, North Carolina became symbolic to the Carolinas as the site of the "first flight," Carowinds will follow down a similar path as...


Jul 11, 2011, 10:00 ET Carowinds and Komen Team Up to Save Lives

Carowinds, the thrill capital of the Southeast, is proud to team up with the Charlotte Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure™ for a...