Pre-K Pass

Elitch Gardens is thrilled to bring back the family favorite Pre-K Pass! It’s FREE for kids three to five years of age and grants unlimited admission to the theme and water park for the entire 2023 season, including Fright Fest!

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 21, 2023. This offer is not available at the park and must be completed online.

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 25, 2023.

Step 3: Play!
After you have activated your child’s Pre-K Pass, they can visit for free anytime you’d like (April – October). Elitch Gardens is the perfect destination for family fun in 2023!

Parents: Buy Your Pass!
Be sure to purchase your Season Pass so you can join your child at the park! Includes unlimited admission to the theme and water park for the entire 2023 season (April – October) and MORE!

  • What is the Elitch Gardens Pre-K Pass?

    Elitch Gardens offers a free Pre-K Pass to children ages 3-5 years old. The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to the theme and water park for the entire 2023 season, including Fright Fest (April – October)!

  • Who is eligible for the Pre-K Pass?

    The Elitch Gardens Pre-K Pass is available only for kids who are between the ages of 3-5 through the activation deadline of June 25, 2023.

    As long as your child is 5 years of age on the date you activate the pass, you are eligible. Does not matter if they will turn 6 this year.

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

  • How do we register for a Pre-K Pass?

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

    *Each family can register a maximum of two (2) Pre-K Passes for the 2023 season.

  • When do we need to activate the Pre-K Pass?

    To take advantage of this special limited-time offer, you must register online for the Pre-K Pass by May 21, 2023, and activate the pass at the park by June 25, 2023.

     

    The Season Pass Office will begin early processing of the Pre-K Passes in March. Stay tuned for more details!

  • What kind of identification must we provide?

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

  • Where do we receive the Pre-K Pass?

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

  • Does the Pre-K Pass include any benefits?

    No, the Pre-K Pass is strictly for park admission and does not include a souvenir cup, friend tickets, parking or any other benefits. However, Pre-K Pass holders are invited to attend Season Pass Appreciation Weekend on April 22 & 23.

  • Can we add a Dining Plan to our child’s Pre-K Pass?

    Yes. Once the Pre-K Pass has been activated, you may add on either a Regular or Premium Dining Plan to their pass. Buy Now.

  • We missed the Pre-K registration. What now?

    If you did not register your child online before May 21, 2023, your child does not qualify for the Pre-K Pass this season. You can purchase tickets online here. Children under 2 are always free and do not require a ticket or pass to enter the park.

  • Help! We already bought a Season Pass for my 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 you purchased includes:

    • Free parking
    • Free bring a friend tickets
    • Free souvenir cup if you visit by May 7
    • 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 info@elitchgardens.com if you would like to see about a refund for your child’s pass. Please note that if you have already processed the 2023 Season Pass for your child, we are not able to refund that pass.

Get your 2023 Season Passes!