2019 is going to be a season full of new attractions and experiences at Carowinds. Their new immersive themed area of the park, Blue Ridge Junction, will give guests a taste of the easy-going culture of the Carolinas’ Blue Ridge Mountains. Within this area Carowinds is launching their new double launch coaster Copper Head Strike, which is sure to give you the thrill of a lifetime. Carowinds is in for it’s most amazing season yet and you don’t want to miss it!

Mar. 22| Season Passholder Preview Night

Experience Carowinds before the general public and be one of the first to get dibs on your favorite rides! Each attendee will also receive a Bring-A-Friend coupon, which allows you to bring a friend along for on $9.99.

Mar 23-24| Opening Weekend Celebration

Copper Head Strike 

This season Carowinds will be opening it’s newest attraction Copperhead Strike, Carolina’s First Double Launch Coaster! This half-mile ride takes off at an incredible 0 to 42 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds. Midway through the ride a second thrust of acceleration launches you into a series of fast, tight, close-to-the ground maneuvers with five head-over-heels inversions, the most of any double launch coaster in America!

Blue Ridge Junction

Enjoy a natural, easy-going culture of the Carolina mountains at Carowinds new immersive themed area, Blue Ridge Junction. Soar through the air on their Mountain Gliders or enjoy a high-speed backwoods chase on the new Copperhead Strike. Make sure to stop by Blue Ridge Country Kitchen and enjoy some soul food favorites that will remind you of home.

Apr. 26| Coaster Campout

Have you always wanted to campout at Carowinds for the night? Well here’s your chance! Campers get to enjoy admission into the park, exclusive ride times and a hearty dinner and breakfast! All proceeds from the event benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

May 25| JoyFest 2019

Carowinds annual gospel music festival, JoyFest, has returned! Be blessed and inspired from award-winning gospel musicians and also enjoy all of the attractions Carowinds has to offer.

Jun. 1| Rock The Park 2019

Some of the biggest names in Christian music are coming to Carowinds June 1 for Rock the Park!

Sept.| Scarowinds

Your favorite theme park will turn into Scarowinds after dark in late September. Hundreds of monsters and haunted rides will cover this coaster land. Scarowinds will run through Halloween.

Late Nov.| WinterFest

Turning to Christmastime, Carowinds will then transform into a winter wonderland filled with a petting zoo, thousands of twinkling lights, and an ice skating rink. Make sure to make time for WinterFest!