April 20, 2017

Smarty Giveaway: Win a Family 5-Pack to Carowinds’ Taste of the Carolinas!

Carowinds Taste of Carolinas


Carowinds is gearing up for the kick-off of the premiere spring festival, Taste of the Carolinas, this weekend. In typical Smarty style, we want you to join us in the festivities! We are giving one lucky Smarty a Family 5-Pack to Taste of the Carolinas, which runs Saturdays and Sundays from April 22 through May 14.

Get a taste of the best food, entertainment and culture from seven different regions all around the Carolinas, all in one day!


Carowinds is where the Carolinas come together, and on Saturdays and Sundays from April 22 through May 14, we’re bringing together the best from seven distinct cultures from North and South Carolina. Come to enjoy gourmet food and handcrafted beverages, homemade arts and crafts, first-rate entertainment, and memorable experiences from:

– North Carolina’s Asheville and the mountains, Outer Banks, and Lexington
– South Carolina’s Upstate, BBQ region, Lowcountry, and Charleston

All of that, all in one day, plus ride roller coasters ’til you drop!


The Smarty Carowinds Taste of the Carolinas Giveaway:

One lucky Smarty family will head off to Carowinds and get a Taste of the Carolinas! Follow these 3 steps to enter:

1. Subscribe
You MUST be a subscriber of our e-newsletter for your chance to win! Not subscribed? Sign up!

2. Share
Put this post on your Facebook wall and tag Charlotte Smarty Pants and Carowinds with #tastecarolina.

3. Tell
Post in the comments below and tell us what Carolina Region you want to taste first! This is very important – make sure you leave your first and last name and working email address for us to contact you if you win!

Good luck, Smarties! We’ll announce our winner on Friday, 4/28.


55 Responses

  1. Stacey Kirk says:

    I want to try SC low country or NC Outer Banks.

  2. Angela Hendricks says:

    I want to try the Outerbanks! I’m a sucker for Seafood!

  3. Carly Carpenter says:

    I want to try the Outerbanks

  4. Candy Beam says:

    I would love to try the Lexington Region.

  5. Kathy Alford says:

    I would like to try outerbanks.

  6. Victoria Bailey says:

    I want to try the Lexington region. Yum!

  7. April says:

    I want to try outerbanks!! Yum … it all sounds so good!

  8. Debby weiss says:


  9. Kristyn M. says:

    I would like to try the Outer Banks first.

  10. Angela Gibson says:

    Would love to taste the Lexington region.

  11. Would love to try the Lexington Bar B Que

  12. Donita Twyman says:

    Would love to try Lexington Bar b que

  13. North Carolina’s Asheville and the mountains

  14. Natalie Alvarez-Browne says:

    I love seafood so Outer banks I can’t wait to taste.

  15. Molly hicks says:

    Outer banks for sure:)

  16. Shaughn Hutchinson says:

    Outerbanks! YUM!

  17. Ashley says:

    Asheville/mountain region!

  18. Helene Gourdet says:

    Asheville and the mountains !

  19. melisa klink says:

    The Low country

  20. Jessica Harcar says:

    Charleston sounds good to me!

  21. Courtney Burbank says:

    Charleston!! Yum!!

  22. Nicky Nestor says:

    Can’t go wrong with Charleston!!

  23. Shirley Ferguson says:

    Lexington BBQ…yum!!!

  24. Jana Mellen says:

    I want to try Lexington and then the Outer Banks.

  25. Jessica King says:

    Outer banks for sure!

  26. Amie Collins says:

    Charleston is my favorite!!

  27. Shana Adams says:

    Would love to try Charleston, my kids say BBQ lol.

  28. Joy says:

    They all sound delicious, but I would want to taste the Charleston region first!!

  29. Sherrye Hallett says:

    Seafood and Charleston

  30. I want to try Asheville and the mountain area, but cannot wait to taste it ALL!!

  31. Julie Todd says:

    SC Charleston most definitely. Such good food down there.

  32. Leah Proicou says:

    I want to try outerbanks! Thanks

  33. Megan h says:

    BBQ region

  34. I’d love to try the Lexington region first. Delicious Carolina BBQ

  35. Julie Diaz says:

    I want to try Asheville and the mountains but bet I will love all of them!

  36. Lori Carpenter says:

    I’m excited to try the Asheville mountain region first but I’m looking forward to going with my daughter and friends and trying them all!

  37. Heather Stewart says:

    Outerbanks, for sure!

  38. Mary says:

    Outer banks!

  39. Tammy Panovich says:

    I’m a BBQ gal all the way!.

  40. Celeste says:

    Low Country! Yum!!!

  41. Beth Goldman says:


  42. Lindsey Buffaloe says:


  43. Kristen McDonald says:

    Low country!!

  44. Whitney Ford says:

    Definitely seafood

  45. Miranda king says:

    I would love to try low country region…

  46. Tani says:

    The Charleston fare sounds delish!

  47. Tabathia B says:

    I would like to try the charleston region

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  48. Sara Sullivan says:

    I’d like to try the Outer Banks! Seafood sounds great!

  49. Michelle Crouch says:

    Seafood is my favorite, so definitely the Outer Banks!

  50. Laura Gibbs says:

    They all sound delicious but I would go for the Outer Banks for some good seafood!

  51. MaryAnn says:

    South Carolina BBQ Region

  52. olivia be says:


  53. mami2jcn says:

    The Charleston region!

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