Special Events

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Theme Park OpensTheme Park Opens

May 2nd, 2015
We're back! It's the beginning of a brand new season! Get Tickets

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 2nd, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Music in the ParkMusic in the Park

May 2nd, 2015
Music groups perform at an offsite location and then have a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Trills and ThrillsTrills and Thrills

May 2nd, 2015
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then receive a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 7th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Show Us Your Coaster ContestShow Us Your Coaster Contest

May 7th, 2015
Learn why roller coasters are called ‘gravity rides’ by creating your very own coaster.

Outdoor ClassroomOutdoor Classroom

May 7th, 2015
It’s an interactive day of challenging and fun exercises provided for you and your students with the help of our partners in education. More Information

Physics NightPhysics Night

May 7th, 2015
Explore the inside and upside down of physics with the University of Denver Department of Physics. Get Tickets

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 8th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 9th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Music in the ParkMusic in the Park

May 9th, 2015
Music groups perform at an offsite location and then have a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Trills and ThrillsTrills and Thrills

May 9th, 2015
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then receive a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 14th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Show Us Your Coaster ContestShow Us Your Coaster Contest

May 14th, 2015
Learn why roller coasters are called ‘gravity rides’ by creating your very own coaster.

Mad ScienceMad Science Days

May 14th, 2015
Uncover the secrets of science as mad scientists perform, numerous interactive science experiments, throughout the park for children of all ages. Learn More

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 15th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Mad ScienceMad Science Days

May 15th, 2015
Uncover the secrets of science as mad scientists perform, numerous interactive science experiments, throughout the park for children of all ages. Learn More

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 16th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Music in the ParkMusic in the Park

May 16th, 2015
Music groups perform at an offsite location and then have a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Trills and ThrillsTrills and Thrills

May 16th, 2015
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then receive a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 20th, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Colorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife DaysColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

May 20th, 2015
Featuring Colorado State Parks Association and the Department of Wildlife, students and teachers can stop by exhibitor booths, tents and table to learn more about our great Colorado outdoors and wildlife. More Information

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 21st, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Colorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife DaysColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

May 21st, 2015
Featuring Colorado State Parks Association and the Department of Wildlife, students and teachers can stop by exhibitor booths, tents and table to learn more about our great Colorado outdoors and wildlife. More Information

Band & ChoirBand & Choir

May 22nd, 2015
Groups perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators. Groups receive taped and written adjudicators comments before they leave the performance site. Learn More

Colorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife DaysColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

May 22nd, 2015
Featuring Colorado State Parks Association and the Department of Wildlife, students and teachers can stop by exhibitor booths, tents and table to learn more about our great Colorado outdoors and wildlife. More Information

Water ParkWater Park Opening Day

May 23rd, 2015 10:00am
Join us for the opening day of the Water Park at Elitch Gardens! Get Tickets

FireworksMemorial Day Weekend Fireworks

May 24th, 2015 After Dark
Come join us for a spectacular fireworks display celebrating our fallen heroes. Admission to the park gets you into the show FREE! Get Tickets

Music in the ParkMusic in the Park

May 30th, 2015
Music groups perform at an offsite location and then have a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance. More Information

FireworksIndependence Day Fireworks

July 4th, 2015 After Dark
Come join us for a spectacular fireworks display celebrating our independence. Admission gets you into the show FREE! Get Tickets

FireworksLabor Day Fireworks

September 6th, 2015 After Dark
Come join us for a spectacular fireworks display celebrating the contributions and achievements of American workers. Admission gets you into the show FREE! Get Tickets

Water ParkWater Park Closing Day

September 7th, 2015 10:00am
It's your last chance to enjoy the Water Park. Don't miss it! Get Tickets

Fright FestFright Fest

October 2nd, 2015 - November 1, 2015
It's Family by Day and Fright By Night every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October through November 1 at Elitch Gardens. Get Your Chills & Thrills

Last Day of the SeasonLast Day of the 2015 Season

November 1st, 2015
It's been a great season. Don't forget to get your 2016 Season Passes early and save! More Details