Get Fun, Give Fun with Elitch Gardens

Get Fun, Give Fun with Elitch Gardens

Park Partnering with Special Olympics Colorado on #GivingTuesday

DENVER, CO (November 27, 2018) – In the spirit of the holiday season, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park will celebrate #GivingTuesday through a partnership with Special Olympics Colorado. The Park will participate by giving one 2019 day ticket per Season Pass sold from November 27 through November 29 at Midnight to our friends at Special Olympics Colorado.     

“We are so thankful that Elitch’s is helping us raise awareness for our more than 24,000 Special Olympics Colorado athletes this giving season,” said Mindy Watrous, Special Olympics Colorado President and CEO. “Our athletes, families, coaches, and volunteers will be overjoyed to spend the day at such a wonderful and fun place!”

Guests can purchase their 2019 Season Pass for the best price right now. Passes are only $69.99 and include unlimited visits to the theme and water park, free parking, free tickets for friends, free concerts and much more! Plus, Season Pass holders will be the first to ride the all-new Meow Wolf Kaleidoscape. Season Passes are available online at and at any Colorado King Soopers location.

Mark your calendar for April 20, as Elitch Gardens opens to the public for the 2019 season, its 129th consecutive year of providing quality, friendly family fun


Special Olympics Colorado provides year-round training and competition in 22 sports for 24,760 athletes with intellectual disabilities who are living in the state of Colorado. With the support of more than 13,000 volunteers and the generosity of Colorado citizens, corporations and local businesses, Special Olympics Colorado is able to offer more than 100 events annually to individuals ages 2 and up (oldest athlete is 78 years old). Participation with other athletes, Unified partners (typically developing peers), coaches, sponsors and volunteers builds confidence and creates opportunities to participate as productive and respected members of society by increasing public awareness of the athletes’ capabilities. For more information, visit

Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 129 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado’s only world-class combination theme and water park. From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures, a splashin’ water park and tons of special events, there’s thrills for all. The park is open April through October. Visit for more information and to purchase passes.


#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. This year, it falls on November 27. #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people, think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. #GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together. 

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