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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great times and having season passes makes its enjoyable , always love walking the park and the water park is 1st class .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time this year going and it was so fun and entertaining, I love Carowinds I always have a good time can't wait to go back , I come here at least 2x's a year it's always as expected , a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Naomi W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carowinds never disappoints! Really appreciate the fact that they add good new roller coasters every year or two. Park is clean and maintained and always fun.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank daleandanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carowinds is a beautiful park- amazing rides, super clean and lots of food options! Winterfest is simply spectacular - truly a sensation and worth every penny! The annual passes for Carowinds are absolutely worth it - so very reasonable and an incredible bargain for what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smooretytler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like excitement and adrenaline fuelled rides this is the place for you! the rides are fast and furious, enough for any adrenaline junkie!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Almiro1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have season passes and have for a while. We really going to the park on slow days and letting the kids have a blast. We are not the biggest fans of the Winterfest but love Scarewinds and the New years eve event. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jodyw381
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I hold season passes to Carowinds and have been going here together since 2011. We’ve never had an issue and in recent years, there always seems to be something new. Winter Fest being one of the newest changes to bring the community...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamesdN8202FF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at several of the food stands and as normal while being at a theme park it was very expense. Even though the food and service is good the prices are hard to swallow. So go ride some rides, play some games and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank spcook53
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Very nice park for riding lots of rides. It would be nice if they had more shows etc or park bands for the folks that let the kids ride while they wait.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robertjV7203LJ
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love Carowinds and have been going regularly since 1975. Always fun and well worth the money. Scarowinds is my absolute favorite Halloween thing to do! Also the water park has something for all ages and renting a Cabana for the day is well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angela W
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Karl M
February 20, 2019|
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Response from CHR247 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Fast Lane Passes May be purchased online in advance and retrieved at the park directly. They are not mailed.
February 19, 2019|
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Response from kconor09 | Reviewed this property |
No but you can get a stamp on your arm to go out to your car and go back in, food is good in park but it's super expensive
February 16, 2019|
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Response from smooretytler | Reviewed this property |
All the hotels near Carowinds are open throughout the year....hope that helps!