Elitch Gardens Adds 17-Stories of Fun to Denver Skyline

Elitch Gardens Adds 17-Stories of Fun to Denver Skyline

High Flying New Thrill Ride Construction Complete This Week

DENVER, CO (February 24, 2017) – This week Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park erected its new 17-story thrill ride, Star Flyer, the park’s seventh new attraction in the last six years. While everyone else is thinking about hitting the slopes, bluebird days and snowy powder, Elitch Gardens is thinking spring! Crews continue working tirelessly to fully assemble the high-flying attraction so it is ready to ride for the park’s opening weekend.

Star Flyer Fun Facts:

  • Weighs over 193,600 lbs.
  • Boasts more than 70,000 LED lights
  • Over a mile of chain links

On this extreme swing ride, 48 guests sit two across in open-air seats, feet dangling and hair blowing while ascending to the top of the 17-story tower and flying round and round at more than 50 mph. Riders will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of their favorite park attractions, the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains.

Be the first to soar on the all-new Star Flyer by purchasing a 2017 Season Pass now! Pass holders can enjoy a preview of the new thrill ride and the entire park during Sneak Peek Weekend on April 22 & 23.

Mark your calendar for April 29 as Elitch Gardens opens to the public for the 2017 season, its 127th consecutive year of providing quality, family friendly fun.

For additional information on Elitch Gardens’ all-new 17-story thrill ride, visit www.ElitchGardens.com/StarFlyer. 

Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 127 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is America’s Only Downtown Theme & Water Park. With 54 rides, shows and attractions there is something for everyone! From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures, a splashin’ water park and tons of special events. The park is open April through October, visit ElitchGardens.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

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