Carowinds Announces Opening Day

Carowinds will open to the general public on Saturday, May 22. Carolina Harbor water park will open on Saturday, May 29. Daily tickets and 2021 Season Passes are now on sale, and guests can visit the 2021 schedule and calendar for Carowinds to plan their visit. As a reminder, all 2020 Season Passes and add-on products have been extended through 2021. The 2021 season will top them all with the debut of Grand Carnivale, July 17 -August 1, a larger-than-life cultural celebration with something for everyone. Carolina Harbor waterpark lovers should prepare for the slide of their lives on the high-speed, high-thrill Boogie Board Racer, the longest mat racing water slide in the Southeast, also debuting this season. Carowinds continues to monitor the ever-changing conditions surrounding the pandemic and will continue to actively work with health experts and government officials to maintain the highest safety standards for guests and associates. Guests are encouraged to visit for the latest updates on requirements, policies and safety protocols for the 2021 season, as these details and guidelines may be revised.