It’s Raining Purple and Ducks at Elitch Gardens

It’s Raining Purple at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

In Celebration of Epilepsy Awareness and The Purple Xperience Concert 

DENVER, CO (June 1, 2016) – From purple ducks to purple lights and a Prince Tribute concert featuring The Purple Xperience. Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park will glow purple all day and night kicking off the 1st Epilepsy Awareness Day and celebrate the iconic sounds of Prince on Saturday, June 4th.

Paint the park purple on Saturday to celebrate everyday heroes and raise Epilepsy Awareness and support by wearing your best purple. Watch as the purple ducks race down the lazy river in the first Purple Duck Chase at Elitch Gardens. Anyone from anywhere can donate and participate in The Purple Duck Chase, hosted by The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation of Lone Tree, CO.

Don’t stop the purple party! In honor of Prince’s upcoming birthday Elitch Gardens will kick off its summer concert series with a live performance from the #1 Prince Tribute band in the world. The iconic songs, sounds and styles of Prince and The Revolution will burst through the night air at Elitch Arena at 8 p.m. Pile all your friends and family in the Little Red Corvette and Let’s Go Crazy because this is Denver’s chance to Party Like it’s 1999. The band is led by an original Prince and The Revolution keyboardist Matt Fink (a/k/a Dr. Fink.)

Tickets can be purchased in advance, online exclusively through Tickets include a full day at the Theme & Water Park and the concert for only $19.99!  The park is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free for all current 2016 Season Passes holders.

For The Purple Xperience Broll – Click Here

For additional information about The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation and The Purple Duck Chase please visit

Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals and visitors, with 53 attractions including 14 pint-sized adventures, thrilling roller coasters and an entire water park. This year there’s more entertainment with exciting family shows, dive-in movies, summer concerts and stunning fireworks that will light up the Denver skyline, plus Fright Fest in October! The park is open April 30th through October 30th. Visit for more information and to purchase discount tickets.

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