Carowinds is celebrating its littlest guests all day this weekend with ‘KidsFest’ – Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16!

Carwinds PR Director Laresa Thompson says to expect “dance parties, science experiments, interactive games and activities and a meet and greet with local heroes.”

She says KidsFest is being held in Planet Snoopy, with activities around every corner. 

What else can you expect?  All kinds of special performances!


Courtesy; Laresa Thompson (Carowinds)


Check out:

  • Disney Junior’s musical act Choo Choo Soul will perform at PEANUTS™ Showplace at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.


  • Speaking of Peanuts, the PEANUTS™ Gang has put together a special performance exclusively for KidsFest. Catch Lucy Van Pelt’s Summer Vacation Celebration at 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.


  • Get in touch with your inner scientist and attend the ‘Atom Lab’ from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Courtesy; Laresa Thompson (Carowinds)


  • Also, the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) will also perform skits to encourage parents to become local lifesavers through blood donation at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Kids can also stop by their table for DIY coloring pages.



Meet local heroes:

  • Firemen from the Flint Hill Fire Department will host a meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Courtesy; Laresa Thompson (Carowinds)


  • Meet actual officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) will be on hand Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and the York County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Want to be an archer? Test your mad skills at Cabela’s S.A.F.E. archery range. Open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.,


KidsFest activities included in regular Carowinds admission.