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What Rides Will Be Open During WinterFest? 

Patrick Wisniewski

Digital Marketing Manager

Updated 11/13/19 for our 2019 event. 

WinterFest is once again upon us! 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 2020 Gold Season Pass and get unlimited visits to WInterFest 2019!

WinterFest will be 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
  • The Grand Carosuel 
  • Kiddy Hawk
  • Kite Eating Tree
  • Mountain Gliders
  • PEANUTS Pirates
  • PEANUTS Trailblazers
  • Pig Pen's Mud Buggies 
  • Ricochet
  • Rock ‘N’ Roller
  • Scrambler
  • Screamweaver
  • Snoopy vs. Red Baron
  • Woodstock Whirlybirds
  • Zephyr
  • SlingShot – additional fee required
  • RipCord – additional fee required

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.

Here's the complete list of holiday attractions and experiences..

WinterFestCarowinds

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!

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