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Carowinds Trip Tips: Dining Plan

Ashlyn Hunter

Digital Marketing Content Coordinator

A day at Carowinds can work up quite an appetite. Don't settle for a growling stomach, and make the most of your visit by purchasing a dining plan! Ask any experienced guest for a trip tip, and they'll tell you that our dining plans are not only valuable, but they also make your visit more carefree. 

We offer three different dining plan options that are accepted at over a dozen dinings locations, so you can choose the best option for your family.

Single Meal Deal - $13.99
  • This deal includes an entrée, a side and a regular size fountain drink. The Single Meal Deal must be purchased online prior to your visit and can be redeemed at any of our participating dining locations.
All-Day Dining - $29.99
  • You will receive a wristband after purchase at any participating dining location. Enjoy an entrée and a side each time you visit a participating dining location, with only a 90-minute interval between each meal.
All-Season Dining - $99.00 - *Best Value for Season Passholders
  • Stay fueled every time you visit the park! Simply add this plan to your Season Pass and enjoy both lunch and dinner, with four hours between, each time you visit the park in 2017. It pays for itself in less than four visits!

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How it Works

All three of our dining options can be purchased online before you visit the park. All-Day and All-Season Dining can also be purchased at the park’s ticket windows. Those with All-Day Dining will receive a wristband as proof of purchase to be presented at all participating dining locations. A Single Meal Deal can be redeemed by presenting the voucher you printed at the time of purchase.

All-Season Dining is added to your Season Pass by supplying the eight-digit code on your pass at the time of purchase. Afterward, you can simply present your pass at any participating dining location to receive your meal.

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Participating Locations

Your Carowinds Dining Plan gives you endless dining options. All of the following locations in the park accept our dining plans.

  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Harbor House
  • Panda Express
  • Chickie’s & Pete’s
  • Harmony Hall
  • Wings
  • Jukebox Diner
  • Papa Luigi’s
  • Snack Shack
  • Fair Fries
  • Beach Bites
  • Sharky’s Grille
  • Burrito Café

For more detailed information on dining locations and menu options, click here to download our dining guide.

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Is It Worth It?

YES, an All-Season Dining pays for itself in less than four visits! You simply can’t beat this kind of value. A Carowinds Dining Plan allows you to enjoy your visit without worrying about your meals for the day. Experience the savings of this Carowinds trip tip and purchase your Dining Plan now!


Meal plan that is (beyond) paid for = trip to @Carowinds just to eat a free dinner.

— Chris | WBTV Web (@ChrisDotWeb) June 15, 2017


*Dining Plan participating locations & menus are subject to change without notice throughout the season and from year to year. Operating hours vary by location and some locations may not be open on select operating days.


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