/Kidsfest: A Just-For-Kids Celebration at Carowinds

Kidsfest: A Just-For-Kids Celebration at Carowinds


Summer festival returns with performances by Choo Choo Soul and the PEANUTS™ Gang


Charlotte, N.C., July 11, 2017 – KidsFest, a celebration for the youngest Carowinds’ guests, will return Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 to the park. This summer festival is fun and educational for our smaller fans and highlights all the best things about being a kid including: dance parties, science experiments, interactive games and activities and a meet and greet with local heroes. All activities will take place on both days unless otherwise specified.


Jam out at KidsFest

  • All Aboard! Disney Junior’s musical act Choo Choo Soul will perform at PEANUTS™ Showplace at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • The street team from K104.7-FM will greet guests in the Harmony Hall midway on Saturday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Catch a performance

  • 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.
  • 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 your local heroes

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

Have fun with science and sports

  • Explore science from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with Atomz Lab, an enrichment program that teaches through hands-on activities about the law of physics.
  • Test out your archery skills at the Cabela’s S.A.F.E. archery range. Open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., kids can use foam-tipped arrows to shoot floating targets out of the air.


KidsFest is being held in Planet Snoopy, with activities around every corner. From a local DJ spinning family-friendly dance tunes to the pop-up game vendor booths, there is fun for kids of all ages at this summer celebration. To view and download assets, please visit: KidsFest2017.