100 Reasons

Why should you have a Season Pass to Carowinds?
Here are our 100 favorite reasons.
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Benefits and Perks
  1. Come and go like you own the place with unlimited visits all season long.
  2. Unlimited family outings to the all-new Carolina Harbor waterpark.
  3. Free Parking with a Gold Season Pass? Yes, Please!
  4. Exclusive access to special Season Passholder events.
  5. Shriek, scream and get scared with free admission to SCarowinds with a Gold Pass!
  6. Early ride times on the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster - Fury 325.
  7. Early birds get the perk of exclusive access to the park.
  8. Grab your favorite spot at Carolina Harbor with early access. 
  9. Share the love with friends with Bring-A-Friend discounted ticket offers.
  10. Go prehistoric with free entry into Dinosaur's Alive.
  11. Stay where you play and save 10% at Camp Wilderness Resort.
  12. Never go hungry with an All-Season Dining Plan.
  13. Season Passholders who renew get discounted pricing.
  14. Be among the first to experience Carolina Harbor at our Exclusive Preview Weekend!
  15. Exclusive Access to the Season Pass Portal to access additional special offers.
  16. Quench your thirst all season long with with an All-Season Refillable Souvenir Bottle.
  17. Stay a few hours or all day - have it your way with freedom and flexibility.
  18. Save 10% on Food and Beverage purchases.
  19. Low monthly payments make it easy and affordable for the whole family.
  20. Save on merchandise with a 10% discount. #swag
  21. Capture, collect and save every memory all-season with professional pictures from FunPix.
  22. Relax in style with discounts on our luxury cabanas in Carolina Harbor waterpark.
  23. Enjoy early splash times on Blackbeard's Revenge & Surf Club Harbor.
  24. Stop by after work or school - it doesn't matter when you visit.
  25. Rejoice over discounted tickets to our religious concerts.
  26. Run with joy and discounted rates during our Run and Ride marathon event.
  27. Win prizes during our special Season Passholder-only appreciation events.
  28. Get a sneak peek at Cirque Imagine before the show debuts.
  29. Get to know the park like the back of your hand.
Rides and Thrills
  1. Feel the sting of Fury 325 all summer long!
  2. From zero to hero - work your way up to the biggest thrills in the park.
  3. Hone your gaming skills with Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warefare: 3Z Arena - the world's first intra-active 3D digital experience.
  4. Conquer your fear of heights on two of the tallest steel coasters in North America.
  5. Catch an adrenaline rush on one of our 16 Thrill Rides.
  6. After riding the coasters, cool off at Carolina Harbor waterpark.
  7. Get intimidated by Intimidator over and over again.
  8. Try every seat on your favorite coaster
  9. Quality family time in Planet Snoopy never runs out.
  10. Walk the plank of Blackbeard's Revenge and drop it when you're hot.
  11. Soar on Nighthawk so much - you'll think you're a bird!
  12. That look on your kid's face…
  13. From mild to wild, Carolina Harbor waterpark has something for the entire family!
  14. Ride Fury 325, the 2015 Golden Ticket Award winner for “Best New Ride” by the readers of Amusement Today.
  15. Watching your kid's first ride on Lucy's Crabby Cabbies
  16. Driving by on a random day, stop by for one roller coaster and be on your way!
  17. Take a family spin on the Character Carousel - a park tradition.
  18. Work on your summer tan in Coastal Currents.
  19. Catch beach-like waves at the new Surf Club Harbor wave pool.
  20. Defend your high score by becoming a Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena master!
  21. Watching your kids get a kick out of the new two-acre chidlrens' area in Carolina Harbor.
Carolina Traditions
  1. Two states - one park: Where the Carolinas Come Together.
  2. Nothing beats Carolina hospitality.
  3. Experience authentic regional cuisine from our culinary team.
  4. Over 40 years of history, helping families build traditions and make memories!
  5. Be in two places at the same time with a picture on the state line. #WeAreCarolina
  6. It's the best entertainment value in the Carolinas.
  7. Take in a view of the Charlotte skyline from the Carolina Skytower.
  8. Nothing beats those Carolina sunsets over the park!
  9. Travel from North Carolina to South Carolina on Fury 325.
  10. Sharing the day with your family under those blue Carolina skies.
  11. Night rides under a canopy of stars.
Events and Entertainment
  1. Being able to visit the park before we open to the public at the Season Pass Preview Night.
  2. Eat, Taste and Experience the best of our region at Taste of the Carolinas
  3. Treat the little ones to KidsFest in July!
  4. Enjoy local Bands, Brews & BBQs on weekends in July/August!
  5. Sample a variety of craft brews, music and entertainment at our first annual Brew Fest.
  6. Sharing your popcorn during family movie night at Dine-In Movies.
  7. Experience the Carolinas most terrifying haunted attractions!
  8. Pop in on a Friday night to enjoy live music.
  9. Be amazed at the sensational stunts in the new Cirque Imagine show.
  10. Watching the fireworks light up the Carolina sky on the 4th of July.
  11. Kick back and take in a live country show over your favorite dish in Harmony Hall.
  12. Discover your inner child during a show in Plant Snoopy.
  13. Dress your kids up in costume to celebrate with the Peanuts characters for Halloween.
  14. Scream out loud with over 450 monsters at SCarowinds.
  15. Get to know the cast members in your favorite show.
  16. Have lunch with the Peanuts Gang!
  17. Dance in the streets and party in two states!
  18. Become BFFs with your favorite PEANUTS character.
  19. Get down and groove with the Carolina Brass Brigade.
  20. Laugh 'til it hurts at our unique park characters.
  21. Discover new shows at The Great Pumpkin Fest and SCarowinds.
Food and Fun
  1. Receive discounts on our world-famous homemade fudge and candy apples.
  2. Funnel Cake…'nuff said.
  3. Tasting your favorite Carolina BBQ fresh off the smoker.
  4. Try over 100 combinations of soda at our Coca-Cola Marketplace.
  5. Cure your sweet tooth with discounts at Carolina Candy.
  6. Share the world's largest funnel cake and enjoy a sweet discount.
  7. Enjoy a coffee at the new Starbucks.
  8. Buy a fabulous Carowinds t-shirt with a fabulous discount.
  9. Stop by the park for dessert or ice cream.
Your Best Summer Ever
  1. Spending time outside of the house with your friends and family!
  2. The perfect place for a date. 
  3. An endless cure for summer boredom.
  4. An early bed time for the kids after a day at the park.
  5. Visiting with your friends and making new ones.
  6. Having that perfect picture - always.
  7. If you're looking for something to do, you always know where to find it. 
  8. Your Instagram feed will be on point!
  9. Creating your Best. Summer. Ever. 
And here are a few more reasons from our friends.