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WinterFest

Ring in the Holidays with a new family tradition - Coming Nov. 2017


Excitement fills the air at WinterFest, a grand celebration of the holiday season at Carowinds. Guests will be immersed in the season’s sprit with spectacular holiday lights and décor, world-class live entertainment, luscious treats and fanciful experiences throughout the park. Carowinds will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer!

Best yet, 2017 Gold & Platinum Season Passholders will receive FREE admission to this extended season of festivities and celebration!

This new holiday tradition begins November 2017.

Come for the Sights
Come for the Sights
Magnificently decorated trees, lavish holiday décor and spectacular lights will shimmer throughout the park. WinterFest’s signature 70-foot-tall holiday tree, one of the Carolinas’ largest, will come alive each evening at a special tree-lighting ceremony.
Come for the Sounds
Come for the Sounds
Melodious sounds of the season will ring all over the park during WinterFest with nearly a dozen live shows. From the Miseltones singing their beloved holiday tunes from yesteryear to memorable song-and-dance shows throughout, Carowinds will kindle the holiday spirit in everyone.
Come for the Fun
Come for the Fun
WinterFest features a sleigh-full of hands-on experiences, including ice skating, make-and-take ornaments, postcards to Santa and even the opportunity to pet live reindeer. What’s more, an entourage of seasonal characters such as Jack Frost and the Sugar Plum Fairy will delight and entertain guests all along the midway.
Come for the Food
Come for the Food
Families can enjoy festive food and drinks including a holiday style menu featuring smoked turkey, carved hams, our homemade hot chocolate and so much more!
Come for the Rides
Come for the Rides
Of course the holidays are even more cheerful when you can experience some of your favorite attractions. Select rides and attractions will be open for families and friends to enjoy together (weather pending).