In nearby Charlotte, North Carolina, the theme park Carowinds is gearing up for spring with their entirely new festival of flowers, flavors, and fun from April 11 through April 20, 2014. Enjoy the fun every day of the festival Carowinds in Bloom for this unforgettable adventure! And while you’re there, make sure to check out these awesome festival events:
Topiary Tasting Garden – A Taste of the Carolinas
Home to more than 80 crafter breweries and brewpubs, North Carolina gives guests and residents the chance to taste some of the finest craft brews, especially once you step into the Topiary Tasting Garden.
Johnson and Wales Cooking Demonstrations
Don’t miss these culinary masters from Charlotte’s own Johnson and Wales University. These student chefs will dazzle you with their expertise and show you a few tricks to take home to your own kitchen. This show is guaranteed to leave you hungry for more!
West End String Band
Feast your ears on the sounds of the West End String Band for some toe-tapping bluegrass music! With an exciting combination of musicians dedicated to playing and performing traditional bluegrass, old country, and roots music with a truly modern appeal, the West End String Band is sure to captivate you and stick a smile on your face!
Kids Flower Planting Zone
Sponsored by Home Depot, this event features two hands-on planting areas for the kids and is a guaranteed good time for the little ones! The Planting Zone will also feature a Kids Scavenger Hunt with great prizes from Home Depot.
A Never-Ending Shower of Spring Celebrations
With a steady stream of springtime celebrities, as well as jugglers, acrobats, magicians, and more, the fun will never stop! Let the kids’ creativity bloom at the Easter Coloring Wall, or help them create the basket of their dreams at the Easter Basket Creation Station. There’s something for everyone at Carowinds in Bloom!