Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Carowinds Opens 2014 season Saturday

Associated Press Updated: March 28, 2014 at 12:02 pm

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — The Carowinds theme park opens its 2014 season on Saturday.

The park on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line along Interstate 77 south of Charlotte, N.C., features two new water slides this year and a new dining hall.

Saturday also marks the 15th anniversary of the roller coaster Afterburn. Thirty-two passenger cars on the inverted coaster takes riders through six inversions. The first 1,500 riders will get commemorative pins.

Two new water slides are the Dorsal Fin Drop and Surfer's Swell. The four-story slides total 600 feet.

The new Harmony Hall Marketplace has 500 seats with an open food court.

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your gazette.com account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
23
AUG
24
AUG
25
AUG
26
AUG
27
AUG
28
AUG
29
AUG
30
AUG
31
SEP
1
SEP
2
SEP
3
SEP
4
SEP
5
Advertisement