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November 17

WinterFest Season Pass Preview Night

5:00PM - 10:00PM
November 18


Select Nights November 18 - December 31
December 2

Santa's Holly Jolly Dinner

4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Pre-K Pass

Free 2019 Pre-K Pass

Registration Now Open

Free for ages 3-5 and includes unlimited visits in 2018 AND 2019!

WinterFest Souvenir Mug

WinterFest Souvenir Mug

Just $10.99

Get free hot chocolate refills on your first visit and $1 (tax included) refills when you visit again this season!

2019 Season Passes

2019 Season Passes

Unlimited Visits & Free Parking
in 2018 & 2019

Includes Unlimited Visits to Carowinds, Carolina Harbor, SCarowinds and WinterFest, Free Parking, and more!

Just 8 Easy Payments of $11*

*Initial Payment Required

WinterFest Tickets

As Low As $26

Save up to $13 on WinterFest admission when you buy online!

WinterFest Bring-A-Friend Tickets

WinterFest Bring-A-Friend Tickets

As Low As $20 Each

2018 Gold & Platinum Passholders may bring up to 6 friends to WinterFest as low as $20 each, up to a $19 savings off the front gate price!

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Hear It Here First!

Don't miss what everyone is saying about Carowinds.

What's New at WinterFest in 2018?

WinterFest returns this November, as Carowinds magically transforms into a winter wonderland with spectacular holiday experiences to ignite the season’s spirit. This year, WinterFest is packed with more fun and excitement than ever before with these new, festive attractions!
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Oh, What Fun it is to Ride - WinterFest 2018

The holidays are right around the corner, and so is another season of family fun at WinterFest! Every year, our guests can't wait to find out which of their favorite rides will be open for the holiday season. Here's your guide of up to 23 Carowinds' staples sure to give you some holiday cheer!
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We just topped off the centerpiece of our winter wonderland. 🎄 #MerryWinterFest -- @Carowinds
@Carowinds A royal good time #AmazingLooksLike #MerryWinterFest -- @SAL_Lyon
@Carowinds Happiness is being in a snowglobe #AmazingLooksLike #MerryWinterFest -- @SAL_Lyon
@Carowinds #AmazingLooksLike #carowinds #winterfest #pregnancy #snoopy -- @maverickford1
#Carowinds is transformed into 10 winter wonderlands with one-of-a-kind holiday activities when #MerryWinterFest returns Nov. 18! 🎄 -- @Carowinds
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