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Silver Star Carousel

A Magical Merry-Go-Round For the Young and Young at Heart.

Giddy up! For generations, the carousel has been one of the most magical and cherished rides for young and old alike. The Silver Star Carousel carries on that very special tradition with 50 jumping horses, 16 standing horses, and two beautiful carved benches. Choose your favorite and climb onto this classic, slow-moving circular ride. Some horses gently rise up and down, while others stand still for a more stable ride. All are lit up by old fashioned carnival lights and old time music which will transport you to another time.

Everyone who passes through the front gate of Six Flags Over Texas has seen this iconic merry-go-round, and generations have been delighted by its magic. It was originally built in 1928 and has been meticulously maintained and restored, holding a treasured place in the hearts of countless visitors to the park. Share the magic and be a part of history on this beautiful attraction. It’s a must-ride ride for couples falling in love, a child’s first amusement park, or simply friends galloping around with laughs and good times.

By The Numbers

Top Speed
3 mph
3 minutes, 30 seconds
William Denzel Company

What Our Guests Say

  • "The craftsmanship and the music just put a smile on your face."
    - Shawna B. From Roanoke, Tx
  • "We love the it because it's sweet and simple. It's always our last ride before we head home."
    - Teresita W. From Garland, Tx
  • "The colors and details are so bright my toddler ooos and ahhhs each time we ride!"
    - Karol D From Crandall
  • "The carousel is a timeless classic that enchants children of all ages. It was my first Six Flags ride, and now I can share the experience with my family."
    - Tarnisia H From Waco, Tx
  • "A classic ride the whole family can enjoy from 3 to 43."
    - Lana K From Fort Worth
Thrill Level

Minimum Height

None with adult
42" to ride alone. Lap Children must ride in chariots.
Location in Park: 

Star Mall

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