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Ring in the holiday season at WinterFest, an immersive experience available only at Carowinds. The park is magically transformed into a winter wonderland with spectacular holiday experiences to ignite the season’s spirit in everyone. Select nights, Nov. 24  – Dec. 31.

  • Come for the sights. Magnificently decorated trees, lavish holiday décor and brilliant lights shimmer throughout. WinterFest’s signature 70-foot-tall holiday tree, one of the area’s largest, will come alive each evening at a special tree-lighting ceremony.
  • Come for the sounds. Melodious sounds of the season will ring all over the park during WinterFest with fantastic live shows. From the Jingle Jazz singing their beautiful renditions of holiday classics to memorable song-and-dance shows throughout, WinterFest will kindle the holiday spirit in guests of all ages. What’s more, an entourage of seasonal characters such as Jack Frost, Candy Cane and the Sugar Plum Fairy will delight and entertain guests all along the midway.
  • Come for the FUN! WinterFest features a sleigh-full of hands-on experiences, including ice skating, make-and-take ornaments, and even the opportunity to write to Santa. Of course, the holidays are even more cheerful when you can experience some of your favorite rides that will be open for families and friends to enjoy together.