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Last Day of the Season2016 Season Passes On Sale Now

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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, March 12: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Sunday, March 13: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, March 19: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Sunday, March 20: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, March 26: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, April 2: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Sunday, April 3: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, April 9: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Sunday, April 10: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Saturday, April 16: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Early Processing

Sunday, April 17: 10 am - 4 pm
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Private Party

Saturday, April 23: 10 am - 8 pm
Season Pass holders get a sneak peek at the Theme Park before opening weekend, plus special perks!
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Last Day of the SeasonSeason Pass Private Party

Sunday, April 24: 10 am - 8 pm
Season Pass holders get a sneak peek at the Theme Park before opening weekend, plus special perks!
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Last Day of the SeasonTheme Park Opening Day

Saturday, April 30: 10 am - 8 pm
The Theme Park is OPEN for the 2016 season.
Today. We Play.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Saturday, April 30
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Saturday, May 7
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Music In The ParkMusic in the Park

Saturday, May 7
Music groups perform and then visit Elitch Gardens afterward. An award ceremony is held in the Elitch Arena at 6pm.
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Trills & ThrillsTrills & Thrills

Saturday, May 7
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then visit Elitch Gardens after their performance.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Thursday, May 12
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Outdoor ClassroomOutdoor Classroom

Thursday, May 12
It’s an interactive day of challenging and fun exercises provided with the help of our partners in education, such as the Hawkquest, Dinosaur Ridge, Mr. Bones, the Denver Firefighters Museum and the Molly Brown House.
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Outdoor ClassroomShow Us Your Coaster Contest

Thursday, May 12
Learn why roller coasters are called ‘gravity rides’ by creating your very own coaster.
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Outdoor ClassroomPhysics Night

Thursday, May 12
Explore the inside and upside down of physics with the University of Denver Department of Physics. Student’s grades 6-12 will test their knowledge on a variety of topics.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Friday, May 13
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Outdoor ClassroomOutdoor Classroom

Friday, May 13
It’s an interactive day of challenging and fun exercises provided with the help of our partners in education, such as the Hawkquest, Dinosaur Ridge, Mr. Bones, the Denver Firefighters Museum and the Molly Brown House.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Saturday, May 14
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Music In The ParkMusic in the Park

Saturday, May 14
Music groups perform and then visit Elitch Gardens afterward. An award ceremony is held in the Elitch Arena at 6pm.
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Trills & ThrillsTrills & Thrills

Saturday, May 14
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then visit Elitch Gardens after their performance.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Thursday, May 19
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Outdoor ClassroomShow Us Your Coaster Contest

Thursday, May 19
Learn why roller coasters are called ‘gravity rides’ by creating your very own coaster.
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Mad Science DaysMad Science Days

Thursday, May 19
Uncover the secrets of science as mad scientists perform, numerous interactive science experiments, throughout the park for children of all ages.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Friday, May 20
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Mad Science DaysMad Science Days

Friday, May 20
Uncover the secrets of science as mad scientists perform, numerous interactive science experiments, throughout the park for children of all ages.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Saturday, May 21
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Trills & ThrillsTrills & Thrills

Saturday, May 21
Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then visit Elitch Gardens after their performance.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Monday, May 23
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Tuesday, May 24
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Wednesday, May 25
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Co Great OutdoorsColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

Wednesday, May 25
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.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Thursday, May 26
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Co Great OutdoorsColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

Thursday, May 26
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.
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Band & ChoirBand & Choir

Friday, May 27
Bands, choirs and orchestras perform in the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitch Gardens with professional music adjudicators.
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Co Great OutdoorsColorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days

Friday, May 27
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.
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SlideZillaWater Park Opening Day

Saturday, May 28: 10 am - 6 pm
Water Park is FREE with Theme Park admission. Two parks, for one admission price, with unlimited rides for everyone in the family. The Water Park is open 10 am - 6 pm daily through Labor Day.
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FireworksFireworks!

Sunday, May 29: 10 pm
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a fireworks extravaganza that will light up the downtown skyline.
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Music In The ParkMusic in the Park

Saturday, June 4
Music groups perform and then visit Elitch Gardens afterward. An award ceremony is held in the Elitch Arena at 6pm.
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FireworksFireworks!

Monday, July 4: 10 pm
Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks extravaganza that will light up the downtown skyline.
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NewsboysFree Concert: Newsboys

Saturday, July 9
Don't miss the Newsboys for fun and fellowship as they Rock N' Ride at Elitch Gardens.
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FireworksFireworks!

Sunday, September 4: 10 pm
Celebrate Labor Day weekend with a fireworks extravaganza that will light up the downtown skyline.
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SlideZillaWater Park Last Splash

Monday, September 5: 10 am - 6 pm
Water Park is FREE with Theme Park admission. Two parks, for one admission price, with unlimited rides for everyone in the family. The Water Park is open 10 am - 6 pm daily through Labor Day.
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Spirit FestSpirit Fest

Saturday, September 10
A variety of cheer and dance divisions perform and compete in the Elitch Arena.
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Brew FestThrills & Pils' Brew Festival

Saturday, September 17: 12 pm - 5 pm
Corkscrews and Craft Brews! Sample unlimited tasting of your favorite beers and ciders and try some new flavors too! Plus, hop on all your favorite Theme Park rides!
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Fright FestFright Fest

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 30
It's Family by Day and Fright By Night every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October at Elitch Gardens.
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Pet ParadeFright Fest Pet Parade

Saturday, October 8: 1 pm - 2 pm
Are you and your furry friends ready for the 18th Annual Fright Fest Pet Parade? We look forward to seeing you and your pets for a Howlin' good time.
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Last Day of the SeasonLast Thrills

Sunday, October 30: 10 am - 9 pm
Last day to play in the Theme Park for the 2016 season. Don't forget to buy your 2017 Season Pass early and Save!
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