Seven Reasons to Spend the First Day of Summer at Elitch’s

Enjoy the longest day of the year at Elitch Gardens!

This upcoming Friday, June 21, officially marks the first day of summer. What better way to celebrate the longest day of the year than by spending it at Elitch Gardens? Here’s seven reasons to enjoy the summer solstice at Elitch’s!

The park is open 10:30 am to 10:00 pm on Friday, June 21. For more information on our hours, CLICK HERE! 

DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 12: Elitch Gardens and Theme Park on October 12, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood) *** Local Caption ***

1.     You can enjoy savings of over $38 for Friday, June 21 ONLY.

Pepsi fans can bring in any Pepsi product to receive admission to the park for only $21 – a savings of over $38 off main gate price. Let’s celebrate the start of summer! (Bring to main gate ticket sales windows. Valid only on June 21, 2019 for one ticket).

You can also tune into KBCO 97.3 FM for more ways to save on admission this Friday.

2.     You could win a FREE Rapid Ride Pass!

KBCO and iHeart Radio will be giving out a pair of Rapid Ride Passes every half hour from 10am to noon. Please check the KBCO tent at the Front Gate for more details. Don’t miss the chance to win a FREE Rapid Ride pass!

3.     Pepsi is offering FREE SODA! 

What’s better than soda? FREE soda! Our partners at Pepsi will be providing 1,000 free samples of Pepsi Zero Sugar in the Water Park from noon to 4pm. With all of the flavor, and zero the sugar, you’ve got to give the soda a try. Pepsi Zero Sugar will give you all the courage necessary to conquer the 65-foot tall, high speed, high-thrill, free-fall slide: Mega Wedgie!

4.     As always, there’s something in it for everyone!

Elitch Gardens is Colorado’s only combination Theme AND Water Park. From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures in KiddieLand, a splashin’ water park and tons of special events, there are thrills for all. Whether you want to take a trip “Down Under” to experience the Boomerang steel coaster, lap around the lazy river fifteen times, relax under a Cabana, showcase your basketball skills at Freethrow Fanatic, or chow down on some funnel cakes, there’s an adventure that awaits you! There’s no better place to kick off the start of summer.

5.     You can ride Meow Wolf’s Kaleidoscape if you haven’t already … or even if you have! 

This season’s newest attraction, Meow Wolf’s Kaleidoscape, takes you on a mind-bending journey unlike any other. Meow Wolf’s Kaleidoscape is not a rollercoaster, but a thrill for the mind. This ride takes passengers on an interactive, artist-driven journey of creative discovery! This Friday, come take a ride on the wild side … of Art!

 6.     We have exciting shows that each run four times every day.

Discover the wonder at our Smoke and Mirrors show located in Trocadero Theater. Smoke and Mirrors charms audiences of all ages with an artful blend of magic, comedy, and beautiful visuals. The show features some of the world’s most unique and spellbinding illusions, leaving audiences open to a world of impossibilities.

If you’re looking to bust a move, head to KiddieLand Stage for our Kidz DJ Dance Party! In this high-energy show, guests are invited to compete and dance the day away! A few highlights include a hula hoop contest, the limbo, and musical chairs. Get your dancing shoes ready, and prepare to get silly to celebrate the start of summer!

For more details on our shows, CLICK HERE! 

Season Passes are currently $74.99 and include the following benefits: free parking for the 2019 season, unlimited visits to the Theme and Water Park in 2019, free tickets for friends, free concerts, free dive-in movies, and more! Make sure to buy your Season Pass soon, because the deadline to receive the free parking benefit is June 23.

For more information about Season Passes, CLICK HERE! 

Our rides, slides, shows, and other entertainment are calling your name. Come down this Friday to celebrate summer and the longest day of the year! We can’t wait to see you! 

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