Is park admission included in my Christian Music Day ticket?

Yes! Park admission is free with your Christian Music Day festival ticket purchase! Enjoy the rides and the amusement park fun beginning at 10 a.m.

The park closes at 5:00 p.m. on this day, and CMD ticketholders will not have access to the park rides, etc. after the park closes. Concert tickets are not valid for SCarowinds.

What are the benefits of VIP Packages?


*Ticket in the closest seats to the stage
*Commemorative Laminated Pass
*Christian Music Day T-Shirt
*Exclusive Meet & Greet with one of the artists!*

*Each VIP Platinum ticket holder will be allowed to attend a meet & greet with one festival artist. You will choose the artist at the time of purchase on a first-come, first-serve basis. Exclusions apply.


*Ticket in the closest seats to the stage behind the Platinum section

Will there be a Christian retail area at Christian Music Day?

Yes.  Various Christian retailers will be selling merchandise during Christian Music Day 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

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 for details or call 704-588-2600.

What are the park and concert hours?

Carowinds will be open from 10am to 5:00pm.  Concert performances begin mid afternoon and will run past park closing. The exact artist schedule for Christian Music Day will be posted on this website about two weeks before the festival.

Please note that CMD tickets are not valid for SCarowinds, which will be occurring at Carowinds during CMD.


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. You are not allowed to bring in picnic baskets or outside food into the park.

Is there a charge for parking?

Yes. 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? Where do you recommend we stay?

Overnight accommodations are available in the Greater Charlotte region at area Carowinds preferred hotels.  Visit for more information and for a list of recommended hotels, etc. in the area.

Where is Carowinds located?

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

What is the festival 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.