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Nov 07, 2018, 08:30 ET WinterFest Returns To Carowinds, Debuts New Year's Eve Event

WinterFest, Carowinds' immersive holiday entertainment tradition, opens Sunday, November 18. WinterFest transforms the park into a winter wonderland...


Aug 30, 2018, 11:59 ET Carowinds Makes Bold Strike with Biggest Investment to Date

Carowinds will mark a turning point in its evolution as a destination amusement park when it introduces Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas' first...


Jun 26, 2018, 02:13 ET Carowinds Offering Free Admission To United States Military

Carowinds is paying tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering free park admission June 30-July 8, 2018 to any active, inactive...


Jun 05, 2018, 04:24 ET Carowinds Kicks Off Summer With New Great Carolina Fest Celebration

Carowinds' all-new event, Great Carolina Fest, kicks off summer with a Carolina-style celebration June 9-24, 2018. This festival explores the rich...


Mar 20, 2018, 08:49 ET Carowinds Introduces Camp Snoopy and Non-Stop Family Fun

As Carowinds opens its gates this year its youngest guests are the stars. Carowinds has transformed its kids' area into the new Camp Snoopy,...


Nov 20, 2017, 15:11 ET Carowinds Debuts All-New WinterFest Holiday Celebration

Carowinds introduces WinterFest, an all-new immersive holiday entertainment tradition, opening this Friday, November 24. WinterFest transforms the...


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 will...


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 as ...


Jul 14, 2016, 01:33 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 the knot on...


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 – announce the...


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...


Aug 27, 2015, 11:14 ET Carowinds Announces The Largest Waterpark In The Carolinas

Carowinds is unveiling plans to bring a fresh and exciting Carolina coastal experience to guests with a historic waterpark expansion in 2016. The...


Jul 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Carowinds Debuts New Charlotte Summer Festival Featuring Live Bands, Tasty Brews and Mouthwatering Barbecue

As the place where the Carolinas come together, Carowinds knows a thing or two about having a good time. The park is holding an end of summer party,...


Jun 11, 2015, 06:00 ET Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Daughtry Announces July 2 Performance At Carowinds Paladium Amphitheatre

Carowinds is thrilled to announce multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Daughtry will perform in the Paladium Amphitheatre at Carowinds on July 2 at...


Apr 13, 2015, 02:17 ET Carowinds Debuts New Food Festival On April 18

Carowinds celebrates the renowned food culture of this region as it debuts Taste of the Carolinas on Saturdays and Sundays from April 18 through May...


Mar 26, 2015, 02:32 ET World Record-Breaking Coaster and New Attractions Catapult Carowinds to New Heights

Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, is gearing up for the most exciting season ever, with the debut of the world's...


Feb 23, 2015, 10:02 ET Carowinds, Cam Newton Foundation Score Big with Record Breaking Coaster

Carowinds and the Cam Newton Foundation form a winning team, one that will enhance the lives of local youth. Carowinds will hold an online auction...


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 unique...


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 called...


Dec 04, 2014, 04:04 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 fastest giga...


Sep 10, 2014, 03:41 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 event...


Aug 21, 2014, 04:10 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 announced,...