What Rides Will Be Open During WinterFest? 

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What Rides Will Be Open During WinterFest? 

Ashlyn Hunter |
October 25, 2021

Updated 10/25/21 for our 2021 event. 

WinterFest is back for the 2021 season! Many have asked which rides will be open during the event. Wonder no more! If all the lights, shows, food, a nightly parade and general festive memory making aren't enough for you, we'll have select rides open too.

Buy a 2022 Gold Season Pass and get unlimited visits to WInterFest 2021!

 

WinterFest is your chance to experience Carowinds like never before. The park undergos a magical transformation, complete with over 5 million shimmering lights, a 70-foot tree, live shows, strolling performers, interactive experiences, arts and crafts, Santa and special holiday dishes that will delight. And this year you can enjoy the spectacular all-new WinterFest Wonderland Parade too! WinterFest is packed with holiday spirit. 

So, one of the questions on ride fans' minds…

 

What Rides Will Be Open During WinterFest?

Many have asked which rides will be open during the event. Wonder no more! If all the lights, shows, food, a nightly parade and general festive memory making aren't enough for you, we'll have select rides open too.

 

  • Afterburn
  • Boo Blasters on Boo Hill
  • Camp Bus
  • Carolina Skytower
  • Charlie Brown’s Wind-up
  • Copperhead Strike
  • Do-Si-Do
  • Electro-Spin
  • Flying Ace Balloon Race
  • Kiddy Hawk
  • Kite Eating Tree
  • Mountain Gliders
  • PEANUTS Pirates
  • PEANUTS Trailblazers
  • Pig Pen's Mud Buggies 
  • Ricochet
  • RipCord – additional fee required
  • Rock ‘N’ Roller
  • Screamweaver
  • Snoopy vs. Red Baron
  • Snoopy's Junction
  • Woodstock Whirlybirds
  • Zephyr

 

Due to weather and off-season maintenance, other rides will not be open during the event. We encourage you to delight in the entertainment, holiday activities, dining and festive décor and create lifeling holiday memeries to treasure. And the cinnamon pull-part bread. Don't miss that little piece of holiday heaven.

Click here for our complete list of holiday attractions and experiences.

 

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From over 5 million shimmering lights and festive holiday fun, WinterFest is THE place to be! Buy WinterFest tickets now and celebrate the season at the grandest holiday event in the Carolinas!