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“Good for Toddlers”
Review of Kiddie Park

Kiddie Park
Ranked #66 of 266 things to do in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Kiddie Park is the perfect place for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun at one of San Antonio's most treasured landmarks! Established in 1925 and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is America's oldest children's amusement park! Kiddie Park has preserved its 1920's style by maintaining all of the original rides, while updating the park with modern facilities. Guests can enjoy the parks' old-fashioned ferris wheel and famous hand-carved Herschell Spillman carousel, as well as other classic kids' rides that have made Kiddie Park an iconic San Antonio attraction for over 89 years! We also host birthday parties, private parties, and company events!
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good for Toddlers”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

This is a small park with just a few rides (boats, cars, ferris wheel, carousel, train, bus, 'horse-drawn' carriages, planes, and helicopters -- all of these just go in a circle) but that works for little ones who can get overwhelmed. The rides are wooden, original, and look like they need some updating, but that doesn't seem to deter the intended audience of kids. We were told the tickets never expire and can purchase $80 worth (which comes to $0.80/ticket) or $60 worth (coming to $1.20/ticket). It is one ticket per ride, so seemed a little excessive. We went for the all day pass bracelet for $13. After riding about 10 rides, we left for a nap and returned to ride another 10-15 rides, making this the best for the price. There is also a military discount (10% on tickets and on food) which is nice. The food was typical park food -- fried, greasy, and previously frozen. I would recommend leaving for your meal and returning later. Overall, it was great fun for our toddler, and inexpensive considering how long we were able to stay.

Visited July 2013
2 Thank Katiemeg2
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“Vacation 2013”
Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

My granddaughter loved it there were ride just for her the older siblings thought it was boring of course but all the other parks were not suited for the younger one.

Visited July 2013
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Universal City, Texas
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“An OK park for little ones”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

The rides are really old. Hopefully they are safe! Young kids have a blast. You definitely don't have to walk a lot.

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San Antonio, Texas
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109 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Really cool place and just renovated”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Right on the edge of Brackenridge park so cool location. This Kiddie park has been there for decades and just went through renovation with a couple who are committed to this historical attraction. Not for kids over 10.

Visited October 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Old Rides but Lots of Fun”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

the kiddos love this place and we like the low prices and the friendly staff - has all the old time rides and I believe it is one of the oldest in the United States

Visited January 2013
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