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Pre-K Pass

Pre-K Pass

2020 Pre-K Registration Coming Soon! Stay Tuned! 

Elitch Gardens is thrilled to bring back the family favorite Pre-K Pass. It’s FREE for kids three to five years old and includes unlimited visits to both the theme and water park for the entire 2019 season! While supplies last. 

Getting your child’s Pre-K Pass is as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1: Register
Register your child online for their free Pre-K Pass by May 19, 2019. REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED FOR 2019. Coming soon for 2020. 

Step 2: Activate
After you register your child, bring them to the park to activate their pass. Be sure to bring your child and a valid birth certificate or passport that shows their age. Deadline to activate is June 23, 2019. ACTIVATION NOW CLOSED FOR 2019. 

Step 3: Play
After you’ve activated your child’s Pre-K Pass, they can visit for free anytime you’d like. Elitch Gardens is the perfect destination for family fun in 2019! 

FAQs About the Pre-K Pass 

What is the Elitch Gardens Pre-K pass?

Elitch Gardens offers kids ages 3 - 5 years old a free Pre-K pass. The Pre-K pass grants complimentary admission to Elitch Gardens for the entire 2019 season.

When do I need to activate the pass?

To take advantage of this special limited-time offer, you must register online for the Pre-K pass by May 19, 2019 and activate the pass at Elitch Gardens by June 23, 2019. 

What kind of identification do I need to provide?

Valid identification includes a birth certificate or a travel passport. These can be originals or copies. Please note that school IDs or children security IDs will not be accepted

What about the Season Pass Appreciation Weekend?

Pre-K Pass holders are invited to attend on April 13 & 14. Pre-K passes will not receive any other benefits such as a bonus friend ticket or souvenir cup. 

Who is eligible?

The Elitch Gardens Pre-K pass is available only for kids who are between the ages of 3 - 5 through activation deadline of June 23, 2019. 

I missed registration what now?

If you did not register your 3-5-year-old child online before May 19, 2019 your child doesn't qualify for the Pre-K Pass in 2019. You can purchase tickets online - Buy Now

Children 2 and under are always free and do not require a pass to enter the park. 

Help! I already bought a Season Pass for my 3-5 child.

Thank you so much for being a Season Pass holder.  We understand the Pre-K Pass wasn't available yet when you purchased your passes. However, the pass that you purchased includes:


  • Free parking
  • Free Bring a Friend Tickets
  • Free Souvenir Cup if you visit by April 28
  • Plus, discounts on in-park offers and friend tickets


The Pre-K Pass is for admission only and does not include those additional benefits. Please email us at [email protected] if you would like to see about a refund for your child's pass. 


If you have already processed your 2019 Season Pass we are unable to refund that pass. 

How many can I register per family?

Each family can register 2 (two) Pre-K Passes for the 2019 Season. 

How do I register?

Register online, follow the directions and submit. Print the e-ticket and bring it to the Season Pass Processing Center along with your child and a valid form of identification that proves the child’s date of birth. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

Where do I receive the Pre-K pass?

The offer is NOT available at the Elitch Gardens front gate. You must register online at Elitch before you get to the park. You will receive the Pre-K pass at the Season Pass Processing Center once proper identification is shown proving your child’s date of birth and your child’s picture is taken. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

My child is 5 this year, turning 6. Am I still eligible?

As long as your child is 5 years of age through the activation deadline of June 23, you are eligible.

How long is the free Elitch Gardens Pre-K pass valid for?

The Pre-K pass grants complimentary admission to Elitch Gardens for the entire 2019 season, including Fright Fest.

Is it available at other Premier Park Properties?

Not all Premier properties have a Pre-K pass. For a free Pre-K pass, however, you must register and activate for the park specific Pre-K pass at each park. One pass will not work for all Premier Properties.

Does the Pre-K pass include free parking?

No. The Pre-K Pass does not include free parking.

Are there other benefits?

No, the Pre-K Pass is strictly for admission into the park and does not include a souvenir cup, friend tickets or parking. 

Can I add a dining plan to our child's Pre-K pass?

Yes. Once the Pre-K pass has been activated, you can add on either the Regular or Premium Dining Plan. Buy Now

Are all 3-5 year old kids free upon admission?

Kids 2 and under are always free and do not require a PRE-K Pass. Kids 3-5 are free after they register and activate their 2019 PRE-K Pass. If the child does NOT have a Pre-K Pass standard admission price will apply. 

When can we activate our Pre-K Pass?

The Season Pass Office will begin early processing of Pre-K Passes on Saturday's from 10am-4pm beginning March 9. You can also active anytime the park is open before June 23.

Can I renew a Pre-K Pass?

No. Eligible 3-5 year-olds must register and activate a new pass each year.

Pre-K Pass

2020 Season Pass

The best way to enjoy the park with your child. Includes unlimited theme & water park visits in 2019 & 2020, free bring a friend tickets, free fright fest park admission, exclusive discounts and MORE. Learn More