Casting Call: Elitch Gardens Holds Open Auditions for Fright Fest


DENVER, CO (September 6, 2011) – Calling all zombies, goblins, ghouls and anyone who loves to scream, Elitch Gardens is on the hunt for actors during their Fright Fest haunting season. The park will hold open auditions for performers on Saturdays and Sundays – September 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 – from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

“Fright Fest will offer family-friendly activities by day and fright-filled fun by night,” said Elitch Gardens Director of Marketing, Tracy Durham. “To make this giant Halloween celebration really scream, we’re looking for 75 actors (all 18+) to inhabit haunted houses and roam the park in costume. The auditions will include a scream contest, a little role playing and a brief interview. It’s all about having fun and getting into the spirit of Halloween!”

The auditions will be held at Elitch Gardens’ Human Resource Department at 1338 First St., Denver, CO 80204. For questions, please call HR directly at 303-595-0880.

Elitch Gardens’ Fright Fest will be open to the public from Oct. 1-31 every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (except Friday, Oct. 7th). In addition to all the ghastly fun, guests can take one last spin on their favorite thrill rides! Main gate admission is $42.99 for those 48” and taller and $29.99 for those under 48” and 62 years of age and older. Kids ages three and under are free. Some attractions will have an additional fee, but making you scream is priceless!

Visit for all the creepy details and discounted tickets. You can also call 303-595-4396 to listen to the Fright Fest Hotline.

Located in the heart of Downtown Denver, Elitch Gardens Theme Park features the most thrilling rides and family entertainment in a five-state region. From coasters to haunted houses there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Visit for more information.


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