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Family Fun in Denver at Elitch Gardens Amusement Park

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11 Apr
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Family Fun in Denver at Elitch Gardens Amusement Park

Enjoy Family Fun in Denver at Elitch Gardens Theme Park

Summer is just around the corner and the kids will be out of school before you know it. Do you know how you'll be spending your vacation when the weather warms up? Make 2019 the year you take the family to Elitch Gardens Theme Park and Water Park! Spend a sunny day riding rollercoaster like the Sling Shot or taking your little ones on kiddie rides like the Tea Cups. Or put on your swimsuits and make a splash on wet and wild rides like Shipwreck Falls.
Conveniently located just three miles from our Downtown Denver hotel, this amusement park offers endless hours of family entertainment from thrilling rides to enchanting magic shows. A trip to Elitch Gardens is sure to be a hit with kids and parents alike. Don't wait another minute to start planning a visit. Pull out your calendar to find the best weekend or weekdays to visit and reserve a modern and stylish hotel room in Denver with mountain and city views.

5 Tips for Visiting Denver's Most Popular Theme Park

Looking to get the most out of your trip to Elitch Gardens? Remember, the theme park can get very busy during the summer, especially on weekends, so plan ahead. Follow these tips to save time, money, and a lot of stress.
  1. Check the opening hours and calendar
    Opening day for the 2019 season is April 20th. However, the park doesn't operate every day of the week until May 16th. Hours vary, so check the online calendar for full details. The last day of daily operations at Elitch Gardens is September 18th. The fun runs through November 2nd, but double check the dates because the park is open only on weekends and holidays.
  2. Go on a weekday for fewer crowds
    While Saturdays and Sundays can draw families from all across the Rocky Mountain States, planning your visit to Elitch Gardens on a less busy day will make your visit much more pleasant. Visit on a weekday when the lines are shorter.
  3. Save time with the Rapid Rise Pass
    Want to beat the lines at Elitch Gardens? Get a jump on popular rides like Brain Drain, Boomerang, Ghost Blasters, and Mind Eraser when you get a Rapid Rise Pass. They are valid for one day and come in prices of $40 or $60. Just remember that admission is not included in your Rapid Rise Pass.
  4. Buy your ticket online to save money
    Did you know buying your ticket at the box office might cost you more? Save time and money by getting your tickets in advance on the website. You'll be able to easily download them and have them ready so you won't miss a moment of fun.
  5. Rent a Cabana at the water park
    For an unforgettable summer experience with the kids, splash your way to a good time at Elitch Gardens. Pamper the family with a Private Cabana where you can relax and enjoy the fun at the water park. Reserve a cabana with a city view for more privacy or be right next to the action with a poolside cabana. Prices start at $89 for a private cabana, and you can check the Elitch Gardens website for more details.

New Attractions at Elitch Gardens for 2019

Even if you've been to Elitch Gardens several times in years past, you still need to make a visit this year to this Denver theme park and water park. With an exciting debut experience on tap, Elitch Gardens is the place to be in 2019!

Meow Wolf's Kaleidoscape

Get ready for a mind-bending art ride like you've never experienced before. This interactive ride takes you through carefully crafted landscapes filled with unreal creatures and surprises around every corner. This is a whole way to enjoy a ride at an amusement park. See why both the LA Times and USA Today named Meow Wolf's Kaleidoscape one of the must-see rides opening this year.

Enjoy Mountain and Skyline Views at our Hotel Near Elitch Gardens

Located just a few blocks from the thriving LoDo (Lower Downtown Denver) neighborhood, this all-ages amusement park is must-see for any family adventure. If you want to stay just five minutes away from Elitch Gardens, reserve a newly renovated hotel room in Downtown Denver. At our stylish urban retreat, you'll find a heated rooftop pool (seasonal), a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a friendly concierge team with insider tips for a fun Denver vacation.
When you and the kids get hungry, just head for The Lockwood Restaurant for a hearty breakfast or a delicious dinner featuring locally-sourced ingredients from Colorado. After an unforgettable day at Elitch Gardens, you can relax with your family as you share memories with complimentary Wi-Fi. If your traveling with little ones, you can reserve a 1 King Bed With Living Room and City Views for a spacious suite with a pull-out sofa and 50-inch flat-screen TV. Reserve your modern suite in Downtown Denver today!
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