Carowinds Free Pre-K Season Pass for Kids

Park: 3 PM - 11 PM Waterpark: Closed View Hours

2022 Pre-K Passes Now Available

The Carowinds Pre-K Pass is back for 2022! It’s FREE for kids three to five years old and includes unlimited visits for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022.

With your Pre-K Pass, your child can come and go as often as you’d like all-season – for FREE!

Getting your child’s Pre-K Pass is as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1: Register 
Register your child online by Sept. 5, 2022 for their free Pre-K Pass. Guests may not register at the park.

Step 2: Activate
After you register your kids, bring them to the park on a public operating day to activate their pass at the main entrance by Sept. 5, 2022. Make sure to bring your child and a valid birth certificate or passport that shows their age.

Step 3: Play
After you activate your Pre-K pass, your child can come and go as often as you’d like throughout the 2021 & 2022 seasons – for FREE!

Gold Season Pass

The best way to enjoy the park with your child. Includes unlimited visits for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022, free parking, exclusive discounts and more.

Carowinds offers kids ages 3 - 5 years old a free Pre-K Pass. The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to Carowinds and Carolina Harbor Waterpark for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

The Carowinds Pre-K Pass is available for kids who are between the ages of 3 - 5 at the time of activation. 

You must register online for the Pre-K Pass and activate the pass at Carowinds any public operating day through Sept. 5, 2022.

As long as your child is 5 years of age on the date you activate the pass, you are eligible.

The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to Carowinds and Carolina Harbor Waterpark for the 2021 and 2022 seasons. However, the Pre-K Pass is not valid for SCarowinds.

Not all Cedar Fair parks have a Pre-K Pass. For a free Pre-K Pass however you must register and activate the for the park specific Pre-K Pass at each park. One Pass will not work for all Cedar Fair parks.

Register online by Sept. 5, 2022, follow the directions and submit. On your first visit in 2021 or 2022, print the e-ticket and bring it to the Carowinds main gate with your child and a valid form of identification that proves the child’s date of birth. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

The offer is NOT available at the Carowinds front gate. You must register online at carowinds.com by Sept. 5, 2022 before you get to the park. You will receive the Pre-K Pass at the Carowinds main entrance on your visit first in 2021 or 2022, once proper identification is shown proving your child’s date of birth and your child’s picture is taken. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

Valid identification includes a birth certificate or a travel passport. These can be originals or copies. Please note that school IDs or children security IDs will not be accepted.

No. The Pre-K Pass does not include free parking.

Yes. Once the Pre-K Pass has been activated, you can add on All Season Dining, Season Pass Drink Plan and/or All Season FunPix.

The best pass to buy along with your child's free Pre-K Pass is a Gold Season Pass.