Elitch Gardens Opens Saturday With Increased Capacity

Elitch Gardens Opens Saturday With Increased Capacity

New Guidelines – Same Fun

DENVER, CO (April 27, 2021) – After a successful opening for Season Pass holders last weekend, Elitch Gardens announced today that is has gained approval from the City and County of Denver to increase its maximum theme & water park attendance to 43% of overall capacity. Elitch Gardens officially opens to all guests this Saturday, May 1st and no reservations are required.

“We are thankful for the approval to host and entertain more guests at one time than was previously okayed and that reservations to visit the park are no longer required,” said David Dorman, Elitch Gardens General Manager. “We are committed to making sure we keep all of our guests safe while they enjoy the great outdoors here at the park.”

Health & Safety Protocols – At Elitch Gardens, the health and safety of the guests and team members are the top priority.

  • Elitch Gardens will be operating with a limited in-park capacity of 43%. Guests are encouraged to visit ElitchGardens.com/Update to check on capacity before arrival.
  • Guests and team members will be required to wear a face-covering while in the park. The only exceptions will be for children aged 2 and under and while guests are eating or drinking.
  • Team members and guests will undergo a verbal screening upon arrival each day. Additionally, team members receive a temperature check.
  • Elitch Gardens will routinely clean and disinfect guest and team member touchpoints, including rides, counters and other frequently touched surfaces, indoors and out.
  • Signs, markers and visual queues are provided to assist guests with social distancing practices while in line at the park entrance, attractions, food service locations and more. Park seating and other social layouts will be arranged to ensure appropriate distancing between traveling parties.
  • Free hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the park and signs displayed to encourage all employees and guests to wash their hands often and cover their coughs and sneezes. Guests will be required to use hand sanitizer before boarding rides/attractions.
  • All Elitch Gardens team members will be trained on COVID-19 safety protocols and safe behaviors.

For more information on Elitch Gardens’ comprehensive safety guidelines, visit www.elitchgardens.com/update/safetyguidelines/

Season Pass – The best deal for family fun is a 2021 Season Pass. Available online at www.ElitchGardens.com and passes include unlimited visits, free tickets for friends, free parking and a free souvenir cup. The best offer ends Sunday, May 9th.

Discount daily admission tickets are also available online.

Now Hiring – Elitch Gardens is still looking to fill 1,000 open seasonal jobs. Positions are available in all our many departments including ride operations, food service, retail, games, guest services, security, aquatics and various internships. Jobs are available for ages 16 to infinity. Interested applicants can apply online at www.ElitchGardens.com/Jobs.

Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 130 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado’s only world-class combination theme and water park. From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures and a splashin’ water park there are thrills for all. The park is open May through October. Visit ElitchGardens.com for more information.

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