When you live in the Mile High City, there’s no shortage of entertainment to enjoy. Want to mix up your routine and try something new? Don’t miss out on the opening weekend of Elitch Gardens. Conveniently located just minutes from the Denver Tech Center, this theme park should be on your to-do list this spring or summer. Here’s what you need to know about the opening weekend and beyond:
For non-Season Pass holders, Elitch re-opens on April 28. If you’ve already purchased a Season Pass, you’ll benefit from early park access starting on April 21. When you’re ready to plan a day at the amusement park, you may purchase tickets at the gate, or order online for a discount.Children under the age of two are admitted for free. If you’re planning to drive to the park, parking is available for $15 per vehicle, or consider commuting via Light Rail.
What You’ll Discover at the Park
Elitch Gardens is a long-standing Denver treasure. It began in 1890 as a zoo and botanic garden, and has since evolved into an exciting amusement park that’s fun for all age groups. Elitch offers a variety of rides and attractions that are sure to pique your interest, including classics like a Ferris wheel and adrenaline-pumping roller coasters. A water park is also on-site, and perfect for cooling off during the warm summer days. If you’d like to experience thrill rides while keeping cool in the water, explore the park’s selection of water slides.Whether you’d like to stick to kid-friendly rides or catapult down the 65-foot free fall option, Elitch Gardens offers plenty of entertainment for guests. If you need a break between rides, you may be able to catch a show or live concert.
Dining Options at the Park
Roaming the amusement park is a blast, but you may need to refuel at some point.Elitch offers a variety of food and beverage choices, including healthy options. Of course, you’ll also be able to indulge in carnival favorites, like funnel cakes or a hand-dipped ice cream cone. When the warmer weather arrives, cool down with an ice-cold soft drink or cocktail. To browse the full restaurant and menu selection, please visit their website.
The Denver Tech Center and surrounding areas are packed with wonderful entertainment options. If you’d love to live in an area that offers an incredible selection of restaurants, sights, and recreation, get in touch with our team at The Flats at VillaRosso.Our spacious, modern condominiums are nestled in an unbeatable location, so it’s convenient to explore the DTC or make the short ride on the Light Rail to downtown Denver.