SCarowinds set to bring chills and thrills this fall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When the sun goes down, the zombies come out at SCarowinds!

Beginning Sept. 17, Carowinds will up its thrills and chills when it transforms into the terrifying SCarowinds, one of the biggest Halloween attractions in the Carolinas.

Prepare for a screaming good time as you navigate through the darkness of haunted mazes and scare zones. There will also be live shows and more than 500 creatures and monsters roaming the park.

Rides that will be open include Afterburn, Carolina Cyclone, Carolina Goldrusher, Copperhead Strike, Do-Si-Do, Drop Tower, Electro-Spin, Fury 325, Hurler, Intimidator, Mountain Gliders, Nighthawk, Ricochet, Ripcord, The Flying Cobras, Vortex and Windseeker. Click here for a complete list of SCarowinds attractions.

SCarowinds will be open Fridays and Saturdays from Sept. 17 - Oct. 2; and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Oct. 8-31, plus Oct. 28.

Ticket prices start at $39.99. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

SCarowinds is recommended for guests ages 13 and older. The park will host the family-friendly Great Pumpkin Fest on Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 18 - Oct. 31. Click here for more information on this event.

Know before you go

Halloween masks, face-painting or costumes are not allowed into SCarowinds. Guests may not enter wearing trench coats or flak jackets.

SCarowinds is a separately gated event. General Carowinds tickets are not valid and a SCarowinds ticket is required.

No cameras or photography is permitted inside the haunted mazes or scare zones.

Once you leave SCarowinds, reentry is not permitted.

Guests may not bring bags of any kind, including purses, backpacks or diaper bags, into the park during SCarowinds.

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