Special Events

Carowinds Events & Charlotte Events

From food festivals and live music to kids activities and "dine-in" movies, you'll be amazed and entertained with our 2016 Special Events line-up!


SCarowinds
SCarowinds

Select Nights September 16 - October 30

Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” to a “scream park” at SCarowinds – the Carolinas' largest Halloween event. Experience the thrills on your favorite rides and scream at the chills of over 16 different haunted shows and attractions. Whatever you fear is here! Visit select nights Sept. 16 through Oct 30.
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The Great Pumpkin Fest
The Great Pumpkin Fest

Saturdays & Sundays, Sept. 17 - Oct. 30

During the day, Carowinds puts the “Wee!” in Halloween. The Great Pumpkin Fest has family-friendly Halloween attractions for the little ghosts and goblins from 11:00am – 5:00pm including a costume parade, foam zone, mazes and more! It’s kid-sized frights that every age will love and of course, all of your favorite rides. It’s all fun and no fear at Carowinds. Join us for a day packed with Halloween fun on Saturdays & Sundays from Sept. 17 through Oct. 30.
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Stick or Treat Blood Drive
Stick or Treat Blood Drive

Friday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

What’s scarier? Being chased by a pack of hungry zombie high schoolers or donating blood? Find out when the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas teams up with Carowinds to host the Stick or Treat Blood Drive on Friday, Sept. 30, from 3-8 p.m.!.
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