Carowinds is the place where the Carolinas come together. Located off I-77 (Exit 90) at the NC/SC border, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas touts world-class thrill rides, live music and entertainment, delicious dining options featuring authentic Carolina cuisine, immersive seasonal events and so much more. Adrenaline junkies come for the 13 incredible rollercoasters including Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fasted giga coaster. Everyone loves to cool off at Carolina Harbor, the Carolinas’ ultimate water park featuring everything from giant water slides and wave pools to a three-acre kids’ area – all included with your admission ticket.

New for 2018, Carowinds introduces a funtastic adventure for kids: Camp Snoopy! Camp Snoopy transforms our kids’ area with the addition of six attractions including junior rides like Pig Pen’s Mud Buggies and a soaring Camp Bus, and an 8,000-square-foot climb and play area with plenty of shade. Come set up camp with Snoopy and the PEANUTS gang in a charming setting reminiscent of the Carolina Wilderness. Great Carolina Fest, new for 2018, will kick off the summer with lip-smackin’ food and handcrafted beverages, foot-stomping entertainment and lots of downhome fun fit for the whole family. With KidsFest, SCarowinds, The Great Pumpkin Fest, WinterFest and a host of other special events throughout the season every visit is unique.

The Cirque troupe is back by popular demand with a mesmerizing new show sure to leave you breathless. With so much to do, one day at the park just isn’t enough. Guests can kick back and stay a while at our on-site family campground, Camp Wilderness Resort. More than 60 rides, shows and attractions offer up everything you need to make lifelong memories at Carowinds. Special ticket packages are available. And Carowinds hosts the best group and corporate events around. Visit for more information including operating hours, our event calendar and pricing.