Special Events

Last Day of the Season2016 Season Passes On Sale Now

Only $69.99!
Get More Concerts, Dive-In Movies and More Special Events! Deadline for 3 Bring-a-Friend passes is May 30 and Deadline for Free Parking is June 12. 
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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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Free Concert: The Purple Xperience 

Saturday, June 4

NEW CONCERT! Party for only $19.99. Ticket includes Theme Park, Water Park and concert! 

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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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NewsboysFree Concert: Sabrina Carpenter 

Saturday, June 11

Don't miss Sabrina Carpenter in the Elitch Arena. 

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Rachel PlattenFree Concert: Rachel Platten 

Saturday, June 18

Don't miss Rachel Platten in the Elitch Arena on June 18th. 

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Free Concert: Intocable 

Sunday, June 26

Don't miss Intocable in the Elitch Arena on June 26th. 

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Dive-In Movie Free Dive-In Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2 

Friday, July 1

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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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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Dive In MovieFree Dive-In Movie: Minions 

Friday, July 8

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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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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Dive-InFree Dive-In Movie: The SpongeBob Movie

Friday, July 15  

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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Free Concert: Jacob Whitesides featuring Olivia Holt and Laura Marano 

Saturday, July 16
Don't miss this awesome lineup in the Elitch Arena on July 16th! 

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Dive In MovieFree Dive-In Movie: Star Wars the Force Awakens 

Friday, July 22

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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Free Concert: Echosmith

Saturday, July 23

Don't miss Echomith in the Elitch Arena on July 23rd. 

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Dive In MovieFree Dive-In Movie: The Good Dinosaur

Friday, July 29

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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Free Concert: Daya featuring Shawn Hook 

Saturday, July 30

Don't miss Daya featuring Shawn Hook in the Elitch Arena on June 26th. 

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Dive-In MoviesFree Dive-In Movie: Inside Out 

Friday, August 5 

Float in the wave pool and watch your favorite family flicks. 
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Free Concert: Skillet 

Saturday, August 13

Don't miss Skillet rock the Elitch Arena on August 13th!

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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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