|Harmony Hall is the park's largest restaurants offering many Carolina dishes. The park has three additional sit-down restaurants with air conditioning: Joe Cool Cafe (kid friendly), Jukebox Diner (50's style with burgers and grilled chicken), and Wings (pizza, chicken tenders, burgers, salads, and beer). There are plenty of other quick-service options. Chickie and Pete's, Chick-Fil-A and Panda Express and franchisees in the park with limited menus. |
|The season kicks off in early April with mostly weekend operation until Memorial Day. Then the park is in full swing until late August when the park scales back to mostly weekend operation again through the end of October.|
|Established Seasonal events|
|Scarowinds occurs on Fridays and Saturdays from mid-September to Halloween. For the last couple of weekends in October the park is open on Sundays for the event. |
Winterfest occurs in November and December (mostly on weekends) with limited ride openings and a focus on holiday atmosphere, entertainment and treats.
|Access & Location|
|Carowinds is located south of Charlotte along I-77 right at the North Carolina/South Carolina border.|
|Camp Wilderness is part of Carowinds and has RV sites, cabins, and a tent/pop-up area. Guests can purchase discounted tickets to the park. |
The park lists preferred hotels on their website. There are a Comfort Inn, Sleep Inn, and Best Western all within one mile of the park, which makes it possible to walk in and avoid the parking fee.
|Virtual Queue Options|
|Carowinds offers two levels of Fast Lane service|
|The park has Snoopy based shows for the kids and one of the theaters will always be hosting a music show. For 2016 Cirque Imagine appeared at the park. At night there is Luminate (a dance party) and "Snoopy's Starlight Spectacular" is a nighttime walkthrough area with lights and music.|