Time to Let Your Hair Fly

Time to Let Your Hair Fly

Elitch Gardens Opening Weekend – April 28 & 29

DENVER, CO (April 24, 2018) – Hang on to your hats and secure all loose articles – Denver’s unofficial start to summer is here as Elitch Gardens opens this weekend April 28 & 29, for its 128th consecutive year of high thrills and family fun! Elitch’s Island Kingdom water park splashes open on Memorial Day Weekend when Colorado’s largest theme and water park swings into full everyday operation.

“We have been busily preparing for another great season of fun,” says Layne Pitcher, Elitch Gardens’ Marketing Director. “Our team has put in over 73,000 man hours for park preparation and training, ordered more than 100,000 souvenir cups and greater than 200,000 stuff animals and planted in excess of 7,200 pansies, so you can bet the park is ready to serve up another memorable season!”

From high flying coasters and thrilling slides to pint-size attractions to concerts and Dive-In movies, to delicious funnel cakes and savory turkey legs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Elitch Gardens this season. For those concert lovers, the park has its biggest and best lineup ever including performances by country music star Chris Lane, American pop boy band Why Don’t We, Hispanic super group Banda El Recodo, Christian crossover sensation Switchfoot and so much more!

With all the rides, slides and shows at Elitch Gardens, a Season Pass is the best value for family fun and it pays for itself in less than two visits. Right now, a Season Pass is just $69.99 and includes unlimited visits and great perks like free parking, free tickets for friends, a souvenir cup with 99¢ refills all season, free concerts, free Dive-In movies and more! Guests must purchase and visit by April 29 to receive all benefits.

For additional information, media materials and hi-res photos, please e-mail JDuBois@ElitchGardens.com.

Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 128 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado’s largest 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 ElitchGardens.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

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