Hours & Directions

Hours & Directions

You've picked a great time to visit Carowinds, the premiere entertainment destination of the Carolinas. Plan your best day ever with our day-by-day calendar of the 2016 season. You'll find dates and hours of operation for Carowinds and SCarowinds. 

Carowinds is now closed for 2016 and will reopen in spring 2017. 

Please note, all dates and hours are subject to change without notice. Please call us at (704) 588-2600 with any questions regarding our operating schedule. 

Carowinds is located 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte at exit 90 (Carowinds Blvd.) off Interstate 77 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border. Nearby major cities include Columbia, SC (83 miles), Greensboro, NC (104 miles), Greenville, SC (105 miles), Raleigh, NC (179 miles), Augusta, GA (155 miles) and Atlanta, GA (248 miles).
Carowinds Park Hours
Carowinds Park Hours
We've got an exciting season scheduled at the place where the Carolinas come together - complete with new attractions, family-friendly events, good eats and world-class thrill rides. View our complete schedule of dates and hours to plan your best day ever in 2016.
SCarowinds Hours
SCarowinds Hours
SCarowinds will open September 16, 2016. View our schedule of dates and hours to plan your trip to the most terrifying haunted attraction in the Carolinas.
Directions
Directions
Carowinds is located 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte at exit 90 (Carowinds Blvd.) off Interstate 77 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border. Visit the directions page on our website and type in the location of where you will be traveling from for directions to the park. Then get ready for your best day ever - at Carowinds!