Weather Guidelines For Rides & Attractions
We value your safety at Silver Dollar City. In the event of occasional inclement weather we adhere to the following guidelines listed below. During these times we invite you to visit indoor attractions, shops or restaurants until weather passes. Thank you for your cooperation!
Temperature At Which Each Ride/Attraction Closes:
|Fireman's Flyer||32 degrees|
|High-Low Silos||32 degrees|
|Thunderation (Dry Conditions)||32 degrees|
|Outlaw Run®**||34 degrees|
|Electro Spin||35 degrees|
|Elephant March||35 degrees|
|Fire Spotter||35 degrees|
|Fire Wagon Frenzy||35 degrees|
|Happy Frogs||35 degrees|
|Lucky's Dizzy Dogs||35 degrees|
|Magnificent Wave Carousel||35 degrees|
|Mighty Galleon||35 degrees|
|Racing Regatta||35 degrees|
|Royal Tea Party||35 degrees|
|Up The Ladder||35 degrees|
|Wings of Wonder||35 degrees|
|The Giant Barn Swing||38 degrees|
|Thunderation (Wet Conditions)||38 degrees|
|Time Traveler®||41 degrees|
|Grand Exposition Coaster||42 degrees|
*Fire-in-the-Hole will not operate when temperatures reach 32 degrees or less inside the ride building.
**Outlaw Run® will not begin operating for the day unless temperature reaches 37 degrees.
Lightning Within 10 Miles Of The Park
The operation of the following rides/attractions will be suspended until lightning is no longer present for at least 15 minutes after the last lightning strike as monitored on park radar by our safety specialists: American Plunge, Firehouse Splashyard, Flooded Mine, Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train, FireFall, The Giant Barn Swing, Magnificent Wave Carousel, Marvel Cave, McHaffie's Homestead Animal Barnyard, Outlaw Run®, PowderKeg®, RiverBlast, Thunderation, Time Traveler® and WildFire®.
Lightning Within 5 Miles Of The Park
IN ADDITION TO THE RIDES LISTED ABOVE IN THE LIGHTNING GUIDELINE, the operation of the following rides/attractions will be suspended until lightning is no longer present for at least 15 minutes after the last lightning strike as monitored on park radar by our safety specialists: Electro Spin, Happy Frogs, Ladybugs, Wings Of Wonder, Elephant March, Mighty Galleon, Racing Regatta and Royal Tea Party; Half Dollar Holler: Tree Top Trail, Hugo & Mary's Carousel & Sand Play Area; Fireman's Landing®: Fire Spotter, Fire Wagon Frenzy, Fireman's Flyer, Up The Ladder, Lucky's Dizzy Dogs; and High-Low Silos.
The following rides will not operate if sustained winds last for more than 15 minutes beyond:
40 mph: American Plunge, Fireman's Flyer, Outlaw Run®, PowderKeg®, Thunderation and WildFire®.
35 mph: FireFall, The Giant Barn Swing, High-Low Silos and RiverBlast.
33 mph: Time Traveler®
30 mph: Magnificent Wave Carousel.
The following rides will not operate if any form of precipitation is present: Electro Spin, Grand Expo Coaster, Mighty Galleon and PowderKeg®. Most other rides will not operate if heavy rain, hail or freezing precipitation is present.
In the event of inclement weather, we will close the Gazebo Stage, Street Shows and outdoor concession stands.
Sunny Day Guarantee: If you experience 90 minutes of continuous rain or weather interruption that restricts rides, attractions and your fun at Silver Dollar City, please stop by Guest Relations before you leave Silver Dollar City to receive a complimentary return ticket valid for any day during the same operating season. Season Pass holders, if you used a Guest Voucher, we will trade your guest voucher for another visit. Please note: Some restrictions apply.