Carowinds GM Pat Jones on being closed for the year

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The amusement park on the border of the Carolinas was not able to open due to Covid restrictions.

Cedar Fair adjusts operating schedules, will not open four parks at all this year

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California’s Great America, Carowinds, Kings Dominion and Valleyfair will not open in 2020.

Carowinds fined $42,000 for six OSHA violations after worker accident

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The accident occurred with a third-party contractor in March.

Copperhead Strike debuts with double launch at Carowinds

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The park opens for the season this weekend.

Contractor reportedly severs hand inspecting Windseeker at Carowinds

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Report says his hand was caught in a pulley.

Carowinds announces Copperhead Strike, a roller coaster with two launches

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The coaster will launch 0 to 42 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds.

Carowinds sued by disabled family for denying access to rides

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Complaint says they were denied access to ride "not because of legitimate safety requirements."

Holiday events at regional parks growing this year

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While destination parks have had events for years, regional players are finding new ways to use their off-season.

Cedar Fair will open four new roller coasters in 2018

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The list includes the first west coast dive coaster, opening at Knott's Berry Farm.

Carowinds announces Camp Snoopy expansion with six new attractions

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New ride package opens in 2018.