ELITCH GARDENS TO LIGHT UP SKY ORANGE AND BLUE
Helping Denver Support the Broncos in Season Home Opener;
Announces Bronco Themed Admission Discount
DENVER, CO (September 4, 2013) – In the much anticipated start of the official NFL season, the Denver Broncos will face off against the reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens on their home field this Thursday, September 5th. In support of the beloved Broncos, Elitch Gardens will be lighting up the iconic Big Wheel and Observation Tower orange and blue in a united front of fandom that VISIT DENVER and Mayor Hancock have dubbed Orange Thursday, showing the Ravens just whose turf they’re on.
As an added bonus, the downtown Theme and Water Park will light up the skyline orange and blue tonight as well to help build excitement for the big game and welcome any traveling Ravens fans into Denver properly. “Fitted with an energy-efficient light system made up of 250,000 LEDs, the Big Wheel can instantaneously stir excitement in Denver,” said Tracy Durham, Elitch Gardens Marketing Director. “Combined with the Observation Tower, that stands over 250 feet tall and is an iconic part of the downtown skyline, we are going to shine bright with Bronco pride.”
Elitch Gardens will maintain the excitement for the start of Broncos season, continuing past the home opener and through the remainder of the theme park’s 2013 season. Announcing an all-new Fall promotion, Broncos fans will be able to save $18 off Elitch Gardens Main Gate adult admission, in honor of the Broncos and as a shout out to the #18 Quarterback, just by wearing their favorite Broncos gear. On Home game days September 29 through October 27, guests who wear their Broncos jerseys and T-Shirts will receive the Manning discounted ticket.
ABOUT ELITCH GARDENS
Elitch Gardens is America’s only Downtown Theme and Water Park. Since 1890, visitors have been creating memories worth repeating right in the heart of Denver. The park is open weekends through October 27 with 53 rides and attractions, including 6 thrilling roller coasters and 15 pint-sized rides in KiddieLand, as well as weekly special events. Located conveniently downtown, breathtaking views of Denver can be found atop the 20-story Observation Tower or while plummeting 200 feet on the Tower of Doom.
Elitch Gardens is ramping up the special events this Fall with the 16th Annual Spirit Fest Cheerleading Championships, Martial Arts Day, the first ever Elitch Gardens Thrills and Pils’ Brew Festival, the 15th Annual Pet Parade, and an entire month of Fright Fest, including 2 All-New Haunted Houses and activities for everyone with Family by Day and Fright by Night.
Visit elitchgardens.com for more info and to purchase discount tickets.