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Your Guide to Taste of the Season

Lisa Stryker

Director of Communications

With all the uncertainty we've faced in 2020, here's one thing you can count on: You will have an AMAZING time at Taste of the Season, our all-new, limited-time outdoor holiday experience. Here's your guide to the fun.

Welcoming You Back Safely

Carowinds' reopening health & safety protocolsWe're ready for you to have fun safely, so make sure you review our welcome back guide to learn what's going to be different at the park this year. We'll carefully manage capacity to ensure safe social distancing, so everyone will require a reservation. Guests age 2 and older will need to wear a face covering and there are plenty of hand sanitizer stations throughout the park. Read our welcome back guide to learn more about all the ways we'll help you feel safe so you can relax and have fun. 

Food is the Star of the Show

Gumbo at Carowinds' new holiday food event, Taste of the SeasonHearty Holiday Chicken Gumbo

It's not called "Taste" of the Season for nothing! Get yourself a tasting card and come hungry, because Chef Mitch has created an incredible menu of holiday sweets and savories. Honey Hot Tenders, Shrimp and Grits, Southern Poutine, Sweet Potato Pie Sundae, Fireball Cupcake...there are 30 scrumptious options to choose from on the tasting menu. I plan to try them all!

Holiday donuts at Carowinds' new Christmas food event, Taste of the Season

Ho Ho Hots Mini Donuts

There are Specialty Sips Too

Holiday Drinks available at Carowinds' Taste of the Season Christmas Event

When Chef Mitch sat down to create the delicious Taste of the Season menu, he didn't stop at food. He also came up with a menu of hot and cold holiday beverages. They can be served with or without spirits so all can enjoy them. Cheers!

Be Ready to Make Fun Holiday Memories

Family activities at Carowinds' new Christmas event, Taste of the Season

Once your belly is full of holiday goodies, there are lots of things to do. Stroll the decorated park enjoying live entertainment, join a dance party, compete with the kids in a holiday-themed game, and take a walk through the Reindeer Treat Trail. You may even see a few holiday characters from a safe distance. Look for the big guy himself!

Make Sure You Download the Carowinds App

If you haven't already, make sure you download our app and get familiar with it. With our new contactless transactions, the app is more valuable than ever to help you have fun.

Get Your Coaster Fix

Copperhead Strike Roller Coaster will be open during Carowinds' Taste of the SeasonYes, select rides will be open, including our newest coaster, Copperhead Strike! Here's the full list. You might want to ride before you make your way through the tasting menu...

We know you're going to love Taste of the Season and are so glad to offer up this bright spot in a tough year. Gather your tribe, make your reservations and look forward to the chance to leave your cares at the front gate. It's amazing in here.  


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