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The Foodie's Guide to Taste of the Season 

Patrick Wisniewski

Digital Marketing Manager

‘Tis the season to be scrumptious at Taste of the Season! With 30 tasting items available, food is the star of the show at this limited-time event. Plus, you can delight in a selection of seasonal alcoholic and non-alcoholic sips and brews. This is your guide to this outdoor food-tasting extravaganza. I’m hungry already. Let’s get started!  

Santa’s Holiday Plaza  

Carowinds Taste of the Season Fried Pecan Pie Food Item


  • Carowinds Café  
    • Cranberry Cookie Dough Snowballs 
    • Deck the Brussels 
    • Southern Fried Pecan Pie 

Wonderland Way 

Carowinds Taste of the Season Food Item


  • Wonderland Way Tasting Booth 
    • Carowinds’ Famous Cinnamon Pull-apart Bread 
  • Harmony Hall 
    • Blitzen’s Blitzed Fireball Cupcake 

Charlie Brown's Christmas Town

Carowinds Taste of the Season Pig Pickin' Cake Food Item


  • Camp Cook Out  
    • Hearthside Corn Pudding 
    • Southern Pig Pickin’ Cake 

Carolina Christmas 

Carowinds Taste of the Season Turkey Stew Food Item


  • Blue Ridge Country Kitchen  
    • Blitzen’s Blitzed Fireball Cupcake 
  • Granny’s Ice Cream Shop 
    • Ho Ho Hots Mini Donuts 
    • Sugar & Spice Mini Donuts 
  • Carolina Christmas Tasting Booths  
    • Baked Collard Tart 
    • Holiday Dinner Eggroll 
    • Home for the Holidays Peach Cobbler 
    • Hearty Holiday Chicken Gumbo 
    • Holiday Drumstick 
    • Sweet Battered Shrimp 
    • Cornbread with all the Trimmings 
    • Honey Hot Tenders 
    • Seafood-Stuffed Hushpuppies 
    • Prancer’s Poached Apple Dippers 
    • Wintertime Turkey Stew 

Tinsel Town Fair 

Carowinds Taste of the Season Turkey Sandwich Food Item


  • Food Truck  
    • Toasty Pimento Cheese Sandwich 
    • Mama Claus’ Biscuits & Gravy 
    • Merry Berry Turkey Sandwich 
  • Fair Fries  
    • Santa’s Southern Poutine 
    • ‘Tis the Seasoned Pot Roast Fries 

Gingerbread Boardwalk 

Carowinds Taste of the Season Crab Sandwich Food Item


  • Rita's Cart
    • Comfort & Joy Bread Pudding 
    • Heavenly Sweet Potato Pie Sundae 
  • Chickie's and Pete's Express
    • Sunday Best Shrimp & Grits 
    • Wonder-mint Ice Cream Sandwich 
    • Yuletide Crab Sandwich 

To make the most out of Taste of the Season we recommend buying a Tasting Card for the best value to sample our food tasting items. Buy yours here.  

Seasonal Sips & Brews 

Carowinds Taste of the Season Seasonal Beverages Food Item

Sip the season with specialty drinks from Santa’s mixologists. You can find these hot and cold holiday drinks at Blue Ridge Country Kitchen and Harmony Hall. Click here for the full list of drinks. (Tasting Cards are not valid for beverages.)  

Which food tasting item are you most looking forward to? Have you already tried one of our 30 tastes? Which one is your favorite? I absolutely love the Yuletide Crab Sandwich! Share your favorites with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using #Carowinds.  


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