Monster Descends on Elitch Gardens in 2015

 Monster Descends on Elitch Gardens in 2015

Six Story Hydro-Beast Slides into the Water Park


DENVER, CO (March 10, 2015)– Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park announced today that it is erecting a monstrous new addition in its Water Park this year. SlideZilla, the six-story water slide, accelerates four riders through a curved chute and into a swirling 24 foot bowl before unexpectedly dropping 57 feet and then up into a massive four-story high tornado wave. After cresting the fierce water wall, the riders slide into an exhilarating splashdown. Colorado’s first hybrid slide was named Best Water Attraction in 2014 by IAAPA and consists of two thrilling custom features, the BehemothBowl and TornadoWAVE.

“SlideZilla will spin you around, swallow you up, and spit you out,” said marketing director Tracy Durham. “It truly is a Hydro-Beast and we can’t wait for guests to try and tame the creature!”

Celebrating its 125th Birthday, Elitch Gardens is making sure there is as much fun as possible this season.

Also new this season are two daily live shows: Disney’s Octonauts and Conjure. Disney’s Octonauts invite kids to join Captain Barnacles and Kwazii on a critical mission under the sea. This high-energy, interactive adventure will have your kids on the edge of their seats. Conjure tells the lighthearted tale of a quirky magician who must, with the help of the audience, bring back his loving, bumbling assistant to perform the magic show of a lifetime.

In addition to SlideZilla, it has announced seven free concerts slated to take the stage this summer, including YouTube sensation Jake Miller; Disney stars Debby Ryan, Sabrina Carpenter, Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan, and Colorado’s own R5; a Christian music festival featuring Tenth Avenue North, Britt Nicole, and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus; and Grammy Award winning Intocable.

Plus, five Dive-In Movies will be featured in the Water Park, including The Lego Movie, Maleficent, Academy Award winning Big Hero 6, Elf, and Monsters University.

Elitch Gardens is the best entertainment value around.  A Season Pass is just $69.99 for 133 days of fun, free parking, free tickets for friends, free concerts, free movies, and unlimited rides and slides.

For additional information on Elitch Gardens’ newest Water Part addition, visit



Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 125 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is America’s only Downtown Theme and Water Park.  The park is open May 2nd through November 1st with 53 rides and attractions, live entertainment, thrilling roller coasters, and an entire water park. Visit for more information and to purchase discount tickets.

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