Education Days 2014

Elitch Gardens has educational events that turn the park into the most fun learning lab in town.  Come experience the ultimate field trip at one of our fun-filled events or plan one of your own!   One complimentary chaperone ticket available for every 15 tickets purchased. PLUS Teacher’s Lounge is back by popular demand!

For additional questions call 303-595-4386 x162 or email us at

Good –Any-Day School Tickets:  Bring your school group to the park for a fun-filled day.

Band and Choir, May 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, and 23, 2014: 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.  Ratings of Gold, Silver and Bronze will be awarded.  The rest of the day is spent playing in the park. For booking and inquiries, please contact FunME Events – Music Festival at 1.800.386.6321.

Music in the Park, May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2014: Music groups perform at an offsite location and then have a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance.  An award ceremony is held in the Elitch Arena at 6pm. For booking and inquiries, please contact Music in the Parks at 1.800.323.0974.

Trills and Thrills, May 3, 10, 17, 2014: Music groups perform at Standley Lake High School and then receive a ticket to visit Elitch Gardens after their performance.  For booking inquiries, please contact Trills and Thrills at 1.888.487.4557.

Show Us Your Coaster Contest!  May 8, 2014:  Learn why roller coasters are called ‘gravity rides’ by creating your very own coaster.  For more information, click here. buy-now-button-yellow

Outdoor Classroom, May 8 and 9, 2014:  It’s an interactive day of challenging and fun exercises provided for you and your students with the help of our partners in education.  Mad Science Days at Elitch Gardensbuy-now-button-yellow

Physics Night, May 8, 2014:  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. buy-now-button-yellow

Mad Science Days, May 15 and 16, 2014:  Uncover the secrets of science as mad scientists perform, numerous interactive science experiments, throughout the park for children of all ages. buy-now-button-yellow

Science Matters, June 2, 2014: Hands-on tables will tie in the science behind Amusement park rides and activities. Demonstrations will help the students understand the science behind amusement parks while still having fun. buy-now-button-yellow

Colorado Great Outdoors & Wildlife Days, May 21, 22, 23, 2014:  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. buy-now-button-yellow