Are you a fan of big smiles, belly laughs, adorable giggles and excited squeals? Spend some time near any kid's ride at Silver Dollar City and soak up the joy. From mild fun for itty bitty adventurers to bigger thrills for bigger kids, Silver Dollar City has rides that are just right for every age. Here’s a quick guide to help you plan the perfect visit for the little ones in your life.
It’s an old-time volunteer firefighter recruitment fair with activities set up to test the skills of brave would-be recruits. Decked out in red, white and blue, the atmosphere here is one of all-American fun!
Fun For Everyone
Firefighter’s Fire Drill
This climate-controlled multi-level playhouse is filled with thousands of foam balls along with buckets, pumpers, vacuums, cannons and targets to help you hone your firefighting skills. A single entry/exit point and plenty of seating around the perimeter of the main floor makes this an excellent area for bigger kids to explore on their own while their parents take a few minutes to sit back and supervise the fun from the sidelines.
Firefighter’s Fire Escape
Also located within Firestation No. 3, this contained play area for younger volunteers features an elaborate net obstacle course and a soft play area for toddlers. Seating is available so parents can supervise in comfort.
Kids of all ages will enjoy water bubblers, misting jets and more!
This low-flying swing ride is perfect for novice riders between 36" and 52" tall.
Up The Ladder
Brave recruits can experience new heights on this smaller shot tower. Guests under 36” who meet all other ride requirements may participate with a supervising companion*.
Fire Wagon Frenzy
Fun for the whole family, this wild wagon takes guests up and over the ride area in a full circle – forward and backward! Guests under 36” who meet all other ride requirements may participate with a supervising companion.
Lucky’s Dizzy Dogs
Adorable spotted puppy dogs bounce riders up and down in this fun ride. Guests under 36” who meet all other ride requirements may participate with a supervising companion.
At Least 42"
Take to the sky in these soaring balloons, each of which accommodates four riders. Guests under 42” who meet all other ride requirements may participate with a supervising companion.
At Least 48"
Enjoy this high-thrill attraction as you drop 8 stories above Fire Station No. 3. Must be at least 48” to ride.
Enjoy 10 family rides that soar, whirl and fly in this uniquely themed area reminiscent of the World’s Fairs and Expositions of the late 1800s.
At Least 36" With A Supervising Companion*
(All riders must meet all other ride requirements)
Magnificent Wave Carousel
Soar up and around 40 feet in the air on these swings. Guests 48” and over must ride unaccompanied.
Grand Exposition Coaster
This coaster is just the right size for little thrill seekers. Guests 42” and over may ride unaccompanied.
Royal Tea Party
Up to five riders can whirl and twirl in this wild tea party. Guests 42” and over may ride unaccompanied.
You can fly high, or stay closer to the ground on these adorable flying elephants. Guests 48” and over may ride unaccompanied.
This fast moving fleet of ships speeds round and round in a race across the sea. Guests 48” and over may ride unaccompanied.
Get ready for rough seas – this ship heads 40 feet skyward before plunging back the opposite way! Guests 48” and over may ride unaccompanied.
These cute amphibians leap and bounce in a circle of fun. Guests over 36” may ride unaccompanied.
Wings of Wonder
Soar gracefully through the sky on these lovely butterflies. Guests 48” and over may ride unaccompanied.
Little adventurers will love the gentle circular ride on these friendly insects. Must be at least 36”, but no more than 55” to ride.
At Least 48"
Zoom back and forth 5 stories in the air on this flying disc. Must be at least 48” to ride.
Half Dollar Holler is big fun for little explorers with play that’s just their size.
Hugo & Mary's Carousel
This classic carousel featuring hand-carved horses and bears is an all-around favorite for all ages. Guests must be 42" tall to ride unaccompanied. Guests under 42" may ride with a companion.
Whimsical treehouses and a maze of bouncy nets provide endless fun for active kids. Guests must be at least 36" tall, but no more than 56” to participate unaccompanied. Guests under 36" tall may participate with a companion.
Little hands can create and explore in this interactive play area.
Located in The Grand Exposition, the Official Measuring Station provides information about appropriate rides for your child, and a color-coded wristband for convenient ride entry.
View the Silver Dollar City Rides Guide for more safety and ride requirement information.
*A supervising companion is a responsible party who is at least 16 years old and meets all ride requirements.