What is the Artist Schedule for the Day?

The artist schedule for the day will be announced a few weeks before the festival. Generally, the music festival begins in mid afternoon and may run past park hours. Enjoy all the amusement park rides beginning at 10 am when the park opens! Your Rock the Park ticket includes the rides and admission to the park!

Is Park Admission Included?

Yes! Carowinds park admission is included in your Rock The Park Ticket Purchase!

What Are the Benefits of the VIP Packages?

Exclusive VIP Packages Available! Limited Availability!

VIP Platinum Package:
* Ticket in the closest seats
* Commemorative Laminated Pass
* Exclusive Meet & Greet with one of the Artists (Selected at the time of purchase on a first-come, first-served basis. Exclusions apply.)
* Rock the Park T-shirt

VIP Gold Package:
* Ticket in the closest seats behind the Platinum section


What is the Cheesecake Reception for Pastors?

Cheesecake Reception for Pastors!
Hosted by Energize Ministries!

All Pastors are invited to join us at KingsFest for a Cheesecake Reception that will include:
*Cheesecake, soft drinks, and water
*Gifts and Giveaways
*Private artist appearance(s)
*Encouraging Testimony
*Brief time of introduction and fellowship with other Pastors
Instructions will be given from the stage

What Are the Park Hours?

On June 6, 2020 during Rock the Park, Carowinds will be open 10 am to 10 pm! Your Rock the Park ticket includes admission to the park, the rides and attractions, as well as the evening of concerts! Please plan to arrive early to enjoy a full day at Carowinds! More details HERE!

Is the event held rain or shine?

Yes! Rock the Park is a rain or shine event!

Where is the Box Office located?

The Carowinds Box Office is located beside the North Gate entrance. The Box Office is open during normal park operating days and hours.

What's new at Carowinds for Rock the Park?

New for 2020 at Carowinds is the Boogie Board Racer at Carolina Harbor waterpark! This world-class water slide race debuts this summer and will be the longest mat racing slide in the Southeast, delivering an amazing high-speed, high-thrill experience. With a total of 14 roller coasters, Carowinds ranks 5th in the world as having the most roller coasters in one park. Some of the park favorites include Fury 325, widely recognized as the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster and Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas’ first double launch coaster.

Where May I Find More FAQs?

Check out the Carowinds website for more FAQS!

What Else Is There To Do in the Charlotte Area?

Charlotte/Mecklenburg County


Look closely at Charlotte and you’ll discover a lot. From kid-friendly coasters to mind-blowing museums, visitors are sure to be captivated by this city’s undeniable appeal. Don’t miss the culmination of exceptional openings breathing new life into a cityscape with so much to offer already. New venues span the high-revving and highly interactive NASCAR Hall of Fame, the stunning Bechtler Museum of Modern Art brimming with notable works of art, and an impressive renovation to the family favorite, Discovery Place. Whether perusing the friendly confines of the Southeast’s best boutiques or painting the town red at a big city hotspot, the possibilities are eye-opening and endless. Explore a lineup of things to see and do that make Charlotte a year-round favorite.

York County


York County is a charming collection of diverse gathering places. Our unique Southern region offers the perfect climate and features authentic historic villages, arts and entertainment, shopping and dining as just a few of the aspects of your fun. You can soar on amazing roller-coaster rides, visit a living history plantation and take your stand in a Revolutionary War Battlefield. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Rock Hill and York County area has exciting outdoor recreation including lakes, rivers and greenways.

As Charlotte’s Southern Neighbor, York County offers all the amenities of a big city tempered with real, authentic history and sincere Southern hospitality. York County remains an undiscovered, uncompromised destination within a thriving metropolitan region.

Carowinds Preferred Hotels & Attractions

Learn more about Carowinds preferred hotels and attractions in the Greater Charlotte region by visiting our Places to Stay section. Overnight accommodations listed have been endorsed by Carowinds as providing the highest level of service.

How do I Become a Vendor?

We are so glad you asked! Outside food and drink vendors are not allowed at Carowinds. But we are accepting applications to be a retail merchandise vendor at Rock the Park for clothing, jewelry, accessories, gifts, etc. that may be suitable for our music festival. Please contact Mike Zustiak for more details: michaelzustiak@gmail.com

How do I become a Sponsor?

Radio Sponsors please contact Hollie Evans at hollie@premierproductions.com

Festival Sponsors please contact Blake Monroe at blake@premierproductions.com

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.

How may I purchase group tickets?

Group rates are available by calling 704.588.2600 with groups of 15 or more receiving one free ticket.

Do Season Passholders get a discounted JoyFest ticket?

Yes! Carowinds Season Passholders may purchase a discounted $35 ticket for Rock the Park. They are available in advance by calling 704.588.2600.