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A Guide To SCarowinds!

October 10, 2011 7:59 AM

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SCarowinds is the ultimate when it comes to a “Ghoul-ish” fun and scary time! Learn more about SCarowinds and all of the “Boo for your crew”!

The “Boo- tiful Attractions!

You will definitely scream your heart out… while visiting the many attractions at Scarowinds! Transformed into Carowinds during the rest of the year, Scarowinds provides an array of of defects and rejects who are ready to torment you through your journey! Some of the “Scare Zones” include: “Feeding Frenzy”, “The Cemetery”, “The Playground” and the ever popular, “Camp Killauee”, which once served as a joyous place and is now a “scream”… really… The “Dead Inn” is not really the place for that perfect family vacation; it can however provide “eternal rest” for you and friends! When it comes to attractions at Scarowinds, there is no shortage of thrills, surprises and… I am just gonna say it… chills! Consider yourself warned!

The P…P…Prices!

When it comes to prices, there are a multitude of ways for you to obtain “Ghostly Greetings” Check out the price options!

General Admission

Front Gate General Admission (ages 3 and older) $45.99

2011 Gold and Platinum Passholders get in to SCarowind’s Halloween Haunt XI for FREE.

Online Single Night Pricing

General Admission (ages 3 and older)

First two weekends (Sept. 16-17; 23-24) $29.99
Sunday, Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Thursday, Oct. 27 $29.99
Friday, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 $33.99
Saturday, Oct. 1, 8, 15 $36.99
Saturday, Oct. 22, 29 $38.99

Online pricing is only available online at carowinds.com and not at the Carowinds Front Gate.

The Fright Lane

Add the new “FRIGHT LANE” option and you can bypass the regular wait lines for every one of our eight (8) SCarowinds’ mazes ONE (1) time each: Fury, Defex, Dead Inn, Last Laff in 3D, Silver Scream Cinema, The Asylum, Camp Killauee and Cornstalkers.

Fright Lane voucher does not include admission into SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt XI. You must have a pre-purchased ticket or season pass to enter the park.

VIP Pre-Haunt and Add-On

VIP Pre-Haunt Add-On $19.99

The VIP Pre-Haunt Package is newly enhanced and can be added on to any SCarowinds’ ticket during the check out process for the killer price of $19.99.

Guests will be taken to the back plot of the newest, diabolical maze and participate in an interactive challenge!

This program starts promptly at 5:45 pm. each evening of SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt beginning Sept. 23 and includes:

Commemorative lanyard
32 oz. souvenir cup (refills available for $1.99 in park)
An all-you-can-eat meal served in our plaza pavilion until 6:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: This program starts promptly at 5:45 p.m. Late arrivals may not be eligible for all program benefits.

Gold and Platinum Passholders

Gold and Platinum Passholders can take advantage of specific Halloween Haunt XI Bring-A-Friend dates.

Bring-A-Friend for $19.99 on the following SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt XI dates:

Fridays: 14, 21, 28

Sundays: October 9, 16, 23, 30

Thursday: Thursday, October 27

Please Note: Silver Passes do not have any benefits associated with them. You can always upgrade your Silver Pass to a Gold or Platinum Season Pass at anytime at the park to receive SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt benefits.


For groups of 15 or more, contact the Sales & Services Center at 704-588-2600 (From NC) or 803-548-5300 (From SC), Monday – Friday between 10am – 4pm. You can also visit the Carowinds website and you will be directed to fill out the appropriate information.

Walk up group pricing is NOT available for SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt XI. You must purchase your tickets in advance to qualify for group pricing.

The Directions…To Experience The Height of Fright!

Park Address:
14523 Carowinds Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273

Address for GPS users:
300 Carowinds Blvd., Fort Mill, SC 29708

Carowinds is located 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte at exit 90 (Carowinds Blvd.) off Interstate 77 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border. Nearby major cities include Columbia, SC (83 miles), Greensboro, NC (104 miles), Greenville, SC (105 miles), Raleigh, NC (179 miles), Augusta, GA (155 miles) and Atlanta, GA (248 miles).

Other Important Information You Need To Come For A “Spell”!

Phone: (704) 588-2600

Visit here… if you dare!!!

Please note: SCarowinds comes with a PG-13 warning! This event may be too intense for young children and is not recommended for those under the age of 13. Sorry, no costumes or masks allowed.

Cicely C. Mitchell

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