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The Thrills Are Back - 2021 Season Update

The thrills are back at Colorado’s only combination theme & water park. Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park has been approved by City and State officials to open for the 2021 season with new health and safety guidelines.

2020 Season Update

In response to the State’s Executive Order prohibiting the operation of amusement parks due to COVID-19 and undetermined timelines for the easing of such restrictions, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park announced today that it has made the difficult decision to not open for the 2020 season.

Elitch Gardens Hiring 1,500 Seasonal Team Members

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is looking for 1,500 smiling faces to join our team this season while we celebrate 130 years of consecutive family fun. Elitch Gardens is one of the largest seasonal employers in Colorado and it is a great place to work because it offers something for everyone.

Did Someone Say FREE Season Passes?

The family favorite Pre-K Pass returns to Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park this season. The Pre-K Pass grants free park admission to children three to five years of age for the entire 2020 season, including Fright Fest!

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid!

Denver’s largest and most popular Halloween event officially kicks off this Friday night with six weekends of hair-raising fun. Elitch Gardens Fright Fest has thrills and chills for ghouls of all ages. Guests can enjoy Family by Day and Fright by Night, plus all their favorite theme park rides!