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Special Dietary Needs

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Special Dietary Needs

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Dining Options for Everyone

Carowinds offers a wide variety of foods. Many of our products contain or may come into contact with common allergens including WHEAT, PEANUTS, SOY, TREE NUTS, MILK, EGGS, FISH, SHELLFISH AND OTHERS. If you adhere to a specific dietary regimen or have food allergies, please speak to a Chef or Food and Beverage Supervisor/Manager for guidance and recommendations. Our supervisory staff will be happy to provide manufacturer ingredient lists upon request.  

If you or a member of your group has a severe food allergy, please contact the park at 704-583-9137 and/or email foodallergy@carowinds.com prior to visiting for more information about available options.

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Gluten-Friendly Foods

  • Hamburger Patties - Juke Box Diner, Camp Cookout, Harmony Hall, Sharkies
  • Fresh Cut Fries - Fair Fries
  • Dip N’ Dots - Specialty carts, excluding Cookies & Cream, Cookie Dough and Birthday Cake (any kind without “other” items in them are gluten-free)
  • Colossal Jumbo Hot Dogs (without bun) - Harbor House, Harmony Hall, Fair Fries
  • Nachos (chips and cheese) - Carowinds Cafe, Chickie's and Pete's
  • Salads - Harmony Hall, Juke Box, Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Harbor House
  • Cotton Candy - Various Carts
  • ICEEs - Arbor Icee (right of the shaded arbor), County Fair Funnel Cakes, ICEE Mix-It-Up
  • French Fries - Juke Box Diner, Chickie and Petes, Fair Fries, Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Sharky’s
  • Harmony Hall - Pulled Pork Barbecue, Beef Brisket, Smoked Turkey Leg, Grilled Turkey Patty, Salad Station
  • Carowinds Cafe - Baked Potatoes, Burrito Bowl
  • Blue Ridge Country Kitcken - Rotisserie Chicken, Sliced Beef Tenderloin 

For an in-depth look at Gluten-Friendly Foods at Carowinds, visit our AirTime Blog here

Locations Using Peanut Oil and/or Locations Using Peanuts/Tree Nuts

Packages are not prepared inside the location and are given to the guest to apply. This includes peanut butter fudge, peanut butter Dippin' Dots, and caramel apples covered with peanuts.

  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Harmony Hall
  • All Dippin’ Dot Locations
  • Sweets ‘N Treats
  • Starbucks
  • Eddies Ice Cream Parlor
  • Cinnabon
  • Harbor House

Locations Using Soybean Oil

The following locations use refined Soybean Oil to fry all products:

  • Harmony Hall
  • Carowinds Café
  • Papa Luigi's
  • Chickies and Petes
  • Fair Fries
  • Blue Ridge Country Kitchen
  • County Fair Funnel
  • Camp Cook Out
  • Fry Shack
  • Funnel Cake Emporium
  • Harbor House
  • Juke Box Diner
  • Sharkey's
  • South Gate Funnel
  • Catering

Locations Using Fish or Crustaceans 

  • Chickie's & Pete's
  • Harbor House

Soy Free Offerings

  • ICEEs - Arbor Icee(right of the shaded arbor), County Fair Funnel Cakes, ICEE Mix-It-Up
  • Soft Pretzels (Bavarian) - Arbor Icee, Harmony Hall, Kiosk across from Chickie and Petes, Sharky’s, Beach Bites
  • Salad - Harmony Hall, Carowinds Café, Papa Luigis, Jukebox Diner, Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Sharky’s, Harbor House
  • Fruit Cup - Harrbor House, Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's, Carowinds Café, Papa Lugi's, Sharkey's, Jukebox
  • Fresh Vegetables - Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Harmony Hall, Burrito Cafe

Egg Free Products

Gordons buns - There are no eggs in any Gordons (bread) products that we serve in the park.

  • Hamburgers - Jukebox Diner, Harmony Hall, Sharky’s
  • Colossal Hot Dogs - Harmony Hall, Harbor House, County Fair Fries
  • ICEEs - Arbor Icee (right of the shaded arbor), County Fair Funnel Cakes, ICEE Mix-It-Up

Dairy Free Products

There is no dairy in any Gordons (bread) products that we serve in the park.

  • Hamburgers - Jukebox Diner, Harmony Hall, Sharky’s
  • Hot Dogs - Harmony Hall, Harbor House, Fair Fries
  • Fresh Cut French Fries - Fair Fries
  • ICEEs - Arbor Icee(right of the shaded arbor), County Fair Funnel Cakes, ICEE Mix-It-Up
  • Soft Pretzels (Bavarian) - Arbor Icee, Harmony Hall, Kiosk across from Chickie and Petes, Sharky’s, Beach Bites
  • Salad - Harmony Hall, Carowinds Café, Papa Luigis, Jukebox Diner, Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Sharky’s, Harbor House
  • Vegan/Vegetarian - Beyond Beef Burger - Harmony Hall, Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Harbor House
  • Fresh Vegetables - Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, Harmony Hall, Burrito Cafe
  • Fresh Food Options - Carowinds Café, Jukebox Diner, Harbor House, Harmony Hall and various other park locations

Vegetarian Offerings

  • Entrée Salads - Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's
  • Vegan Burger - Harmony Hall
  • Vegan Wrap - Harbor House
  • Side Salads - Harrbor House, Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's, Carowinds Café, Papa Lugi's, Sharkey's, Jukebox
  • Fruit Cup - Harrbor House, Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's, Carowinds Café, Papa Lugi's, Sharkey's, Jukebox
  • Roasted Vegetables - Blue Ridge Country Kitchen
  • Soft Pretzels (Bavarian) - Arbor Icee, Harmony Hall, Kiosk across from Chickie and Petes, Sharky’s, Beach Bites

Vegan Offerings

  • Vegan Burger - Harmony Hall
  • Vegan Wrap - Harbor House
  • Side Salads - Harrbor House, Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's, Carowinds Café, Papa Lugi's, Sharkey's, Jukebox
  • Roasted Vegetables - Blue Ridge Country Kitchen
  • Fruit Cup - Harrbor House, Harmony Hall, Chickie's & Pete's, Carowinds Café, Papa Lugi's, Sharkey's, Jukebox
  • Entrée Salads - Harmony Hall
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Cedar Fair Entertainment Company is providing this information for informational purposes only. Neither CFEC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, vendors and/or employees assume responsibility for sensitivity or allergy to any food product or ingredient provided by or in our parks.