What are the park and concert hours?

Carowinds will be open from 10am to 10pm.  Check www.carowinds.com for performance times.  Carolina Harbour hours are 11am to 7pm.

Are there actual seats available?

Yes.  All performances take place at the Paladium Amphitheatre, which offers theater-style, outdoor seating.  Seating is reserved. Event is held rain or shine.

Are food and drinks available for purchase?

Yes. Food and drinks of all types will be available for purchase in the park. 

What about parking?

Onsite parking is available for a nominal fee.  You are allowed to re-enter the park if you need to go to your car during your visit.

Is lodging available?

Overnight accommodations are available in the Greater Charlotte region at area Carowinds preferred hotels.  Visit www.carowinds.com for more information. 

Where is Carowinds located?

Carowinds is located off I-77 SC Exit #90 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border.

Will there be a Christian retail area at Rock the Park?

Yes.  Various Christian retailers will be selling merchandise during Rock the Park including books, jewelry, and clothing.  The booths will be located in the Paladium Amphitheatre Plaza.  If you are interested in renting a booth at the festival, please email MichaelZustiak@gmail.com.

Is there a campground close by?

Yes. Stay where you play!  Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort provides the perfect backdrop for your rustic outdoor family adventure!  At over 55-acres, Camp Wilderness offers 141 deluxe RV sites, 56 tent-pop-up sites and 15 luxury cabins.  Visit www.carowinds.com for details or call 704-588-2600.

What are the benefits of VIP Packages?

VIP Packages:

VIP Platinum package includes a ticket in the closest section to the stage, a commemorative laminated pass,Rock the Park T-shirt, and an Exclusive Meet & Greet with one of the artists. You will choose the artist at the time of purchase on a first-come, first-serve basis. Exclusions apply.

VIP Gold package includes a ticket in the next closest seats behind the Platinum section.


For questions concerning VIP Platinum benefits, please contact:
Luke Ramey
Premier Festivals VIP Platinum Coordinator


What is the disclaimer?

DISCLAIMER: Presented by Premier Festivals in Association with Young & Associates. Artists are subject to change without notice. Further operating hours, dates, prices and policies are subject to change without notice. Seating arrangement, ticket outlets, and availability of tickets are subject to change without notice. Tickets are not refundable for any reason and all sales are final. All events are held regardless of weather. Purchaser assumes all risk and agrees to these terms when buying tickets. A purchased ticket is a revocable license and may be taken up and admission refused upon refunding of the purchase price. The resale at a price higher than the face value of a ticket is grounds for seizure and cancellation without compensation. Holder of any ticket also assumes all risk and danger incidental to the event before, during and after the event. Absolutely no moshing, body-surfing or slam-dancing allowed. Please note that video cameras and other audio recording devices are prohibited.

Is the park admission included in my Rock the Park ticket?

Yes! Park admission is free with your Rock the Park festival ticket!

Is there a discount for children?

Children ages 2 and under are free. There are no discounted tickets for children over age 2. 

How do I become a vendor?

Our festival events are held at Cedar Fair Amusement Parks and each park retains 100% rights to all food and beverage sales.  At this time, we are not able to allow any outside food or beverage vendors. For more information about becoming a merchandise vendor at a Premier Festival, contact Mike Zustiak at mzustiak@gmail.com


What's new at Carowinds?

Get ready for an exciting new adventure in the all-new Camp Snoopy, coming spring 2018! This exciting transformation of our kids’ area will be packed with more thrills, more giggles and more fun than ever before with the addition of six new junior attractions, new amenities and a re-imagined PEANUTS theme with all your favorite characters.

From the young to the young at heart, Camp Snoopy will be the premiere destination for family fun in the Carolinas in 2018!