Elitch Gardens Makes a Splash for Memorial Day

Elitch Gardens Makes a Splash for Memorial Day

Opens Water Park and Celebrates with Fireworks Extravaganza

DENVER, CO (May 21, 2014) – Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park is ready to have some fun this Memorial Day weekend. The Water Park opens on Saturday, May 24th for guests to enjoy all the water slides through Labor Day. The water park boasts thrilling speed slides for the brave of heart as well as numerous attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Guests can take a plunge on Splashdown, float in the Commotion Ocean Wave Pool, or cruise down Castaway Creek lazy river, where fun is around every corner. The opening of Elitch Gardens’ Water Park gives guests a great value, with two parks for the price of one, plus all new special events like Dive-In Movies. Guests can bring the family out to the Water Park for an evening of cinematic fun in the water, floating in the wave pool while watching fun Disney flicks on the big screen for a perfect summertime family night out!

Elitch Gardens is gearing up for more excitement throughout the weekend! In honor of Memorial Day, Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park will light up the downtown Denver skyline with their annual Fireworks show on Sunday, May 25th. Families can celebrate this patriotic and fun-filled holiday by spending the day in the Theme and Water Park, riding coasters, cruising down water slides, enjoying classic American BBQ, and watching in amazement as the night comes to a close with a fireworks extravaganza that is not to be missed.

“We are thrilled to continue to provide families a truly unique and memorable experience because we have both the Theme and Water Park,” says Tracy Durham, Elitch Gardens’ Director of Marketing. “Elitch Gardens is the best place to spend the summer with the hottest rides and coolest water slides.”

With all the rides, slides and shows at Elitch Gardens, a Season Pass is the best value and with prices rolled back $10 this year, it pays for itself in less than two visits. Benefits for Season Passes purchased with a visit by May 26th include Free Parking, three Free Bring-a-Friend tickets, five free concerts, and unlimited access to both the Theme and Water Park.


Located in the heart of Denver for more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens is America’s only Downtown Theme and Water Park.  The park is open through November 2nd with 54 rides and attractions, live entertainment, thrilling roller coasters, and an entire water park. Visit ElitchGardens.com for more information and to purchase discount tickets.

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