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Make Your Reservations for WinterFest and New Year’s Eve Now.

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December 7


Select Nights November 24 - December 31
December 8

Santa's Holly Jolly Dinner

4:00PM - 5:00PM
December 20

The Wacky, Tacky, Ugly Sweater Party

5:00PM - 10:00PM
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WinterFest Souvenir Mug

WinterFest Souvenir Mug

Just $11.99

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

*15 minute interval time between refills. Only valid for 2019 visits.

WinterFest Bring-A-Friend Tickets

WinterFest Bring-A-Friend Tickets

As Low As $20 Each

2019 & 2020 Gold and Platinum Passholders may bring up to six friends to WinterFest for as low as $20 each — up to a $21 savings off the price of the park.

Carowinds Amusement Park Season Pass

2020 Gold Pass

Unlimited Visits to WinterFest in 2019, plus all of 2020

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

Just 10 Easy Payments of $9.50*

*Initial payment required

WinterFest Tickets

As Low As $26

Save up to $15 on WinterFest admission when you buy online!

WinterFest All Inclusive Ticket

WinterFest All Inclusive Ticket

Save Up to $40 Online

Includes WinterFest Admission, Parking, a Single Meal Deal and Souvenir Mug! Just $47.

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Hear It Here First!

Don't miss what everyone is saying about Carowinds.

WinterFest Wonderland Parade Sneak Peek

WinterFest, the Carolinas' premier family holiday event, is even more exciting this year as we introduce the Wonderland Parade. Here's a special sneak peek at the design of each festive float.
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What's New at WinterFest 2019?

The most wonderful time of the year is HERE! WinterFest returns on November 24th, as Carowinds magically transforms into a winter wonderland with spectacular holiday experiences to ignite the season’s spirit. The state line will shine bright with over 5 million shimmering lights and a 70-foot tree. Friends and family will enjoy live entertainment and immersive holiday experiences. This year, WinterFest is packed with even more fun than ever before with these new, exciting attractions.
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Want to know what's new at WinterFest in 2019? Read our new blog to get the scoop on all the spectacular holiday experiences in store for you this year. #Carowinds #MerryWinterFest 🎄 -- @Carowinds
Join us for our 3rd Annual Wacky, Tacky Ugly Sweater Party on Friday, December 20! All guests who arrive rocking their ugly sweaters that night will receive admission for only $19.99 and a FREE Coca-Cola® Sweater Koozie while supplies last! More info: -- @Carowinds
Santa's elves have been helping Mrs. Claus cook up a festive feast for Santa's Holly Jolly Dinner on December 8 at 4 PM! 🤶 You'll enjoy your traditional Carolina holiday favorites, take a photo with Santa and meet WinterFest characters. 🎅 Buy now at: -- @Carowinds
Meet our magical friends throughout the midways. They are pretty sweet! 🍭 Candy Cane and Mr. Twister are just a few members of the Midway Merriment you'll find across #Carowinds at #MerryWinterFest. -- @Carowinds
Take a stroll down Gingerbread Alley! Come over to this larger-than-life gingerbread village populated by charming cookie citizens. 🍪 #Carowinds #MerryWinterFest 🎄 -- @Carowinds
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