Carowinds Great Pumpkin Fest: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Gather ’round, dear ghosts and ghouls, of every age! Slip into your most beloved costumes and relish the autumn magic at Carowinds’ Great Pumpkin Fest.

This extraordinary event transforms the park into a magical world filled with pumpkins, games, and family fun. With over a hundred acres of vibrant fall foliage as your backdrop, the Great Pumpkin Fest offers an enchanting experience that will delight visitors of all ages. From indulging in scrumptious seasonal treats to participating in thrilling games, you’ll find something to enjoy here.

The Great Pumpkin Fest Tickets

The Great Pumpkin Fest is included with your daily admission.

Package Your Carowinds Tickets

Make the most of your time in Charlotte by delving into the myriad of activities that extend far beyond the gates of Carowinds Pumpkin Fest. Bundle your theme park tickets with these other attractions and hotels:

The Great Pumpkin Fest Activities

Children Activities

Tricks and Treats Parade

Be spellbound by Carowinds’ newest attraction for 2023—the Tricks and Treats Parade! This fall fest is all about embracing the spirit of fall, featuring stunningly adorned floats, delightfully eerie characters to interact with, and a hauntingly fun dance party featuring your favorite Halloween melodies.

Lucy’s Mummy Pit

Prepare for a bubbly escapade like no other as you enter the enchanting pyramid of sudsy madness. Be swept away by a whirlwind of bubbles and wonder.

Peppermint Patty’s Hay Bale Maze

Adventure awaits at the Great Pumpkin Fest, where Peppermint Patty and her pals are gearing up to take on the colossal hay bale maze. Join these characters as they lead the way through the massive maze.

Trick or Treating

Fill your bags with the best goodies when you visit the park. Indulge your sweet tooth to the fullest on our trick-or-treat trails. With each step, you’ll discover a new delight to fill your bags, guaranteeing a Halloween filled with delicious memories.

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Woodstock’s Kookie Corn Maze

Join us at Woodstock’s Kookie Corn Maze, where children will delight in the twists and turns of this beloved cornstalk maze. It’s a cherished activity that promises laughter and adventure.

Linus’ Pumpkin Patch

It’s pumpkin-picking time at Linus’ Pumpkin Patch, and children aged 12 and under are invited to choose their favorite and decorate it to perfection. You can take home the decorated pumpkins too.

Live Shows

Whistlin’ Willie’s Wake

Saddle up and ride into the enigmatic tale of Whistlin’ Willie, the gold miner whose story continues to baffle. The enigmatic gold miner takes center stage as Lusty Lil’ and the townsfolk celebrate his memory with a lively party, all in the hopes of unlocking his hidden treasures.

The Monsters are Coming, Charlie Brown

Step back in time with Charlie Brown and the iconic Peanuts™ gang as they transport you to the enchanting era of the 1940s. In a nostalgic live radio show, they’ll serenade you with your all-time favorite Halloween tunes, ensuring an unforgettable and touching experience. Relive the past with your beloved characters.

Monster Bash Band

Bust a move with the spooktacular party monsters as they transform the night into the ultimate costume bash. They’re here to turn the night into the ultimate party, and you won’t want to miss the electrifying energy on the dance floor. With beats that would make your mummy proud, this is one Halloween celebration to remember.

The Skele-Tones

Have a bone-rattling good time as The Skele-Tones serenade you with beloved Halloween tunes in their unique, comedic style. Get ready to laugh until your funny bone aches!

The Great Pumpkin Fest Carowinds Date

Carowinds Pumpkin Fest runs from September 16, 2023, to October 29, 2023.

The Great Pumpkin Fest Venue

Located at Carowinds 14523 Carowinds Blvd Charlotte, NC 28273.

Experience The Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

Camp Snoopy transforms into a Halloween wonderland at The Great Pumpkin Fest, where silliness and spookiness strike in the most delightful way. With hay bales scattered throughout, you’ll find plenty of reasons to boogie to lively music or take a well-deserved seat and savor the enchanting ambiance.

Whether you’re dancing to lively music, lounging in cozy nooks, or partaking in trick-or-treating, games, play zones, costume contests, dance parties, and selfies with the PEANUTS Gang, you’re in for a blast.

This family-friendly celebration is a delightful blend of silly and spooky, so you can enjoy it with everyone. Gather your crew now and have the best time ever celebrating Halloween in the most enchanting and entertaining way.

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Get your tickets now. Meanwhile, you can also enjoy the park and the city’s attractions with our vacation package.


Start Date:

September 16, 2023

End Date:

October 29, 2023




14523 Carowinds Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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