LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Get a FREE Elitch Gardens Pre-K Pass by 5/29

Register now through May 29 for FREE unlimited park admission for children ages 3-5

May 27, 2023


Little ones can ride, slide and play at Elitch Gardens all season long with the return of the Pre-K Pass program! The Pre-K Pass grants free park admission for children three to five years of age for the entire 2023 season, including Fright Fest.

"We are thrilled to bring back the popular Pre-K Pass program this season," says David Dorman, General Manager at Elitch Gardens. "Not only does it make Elitch Gardens more of an affordable destination for families, but it also introduces young children to all the fun that can be had at the park."

Parents have until May 29 to register their child online for the Pre-K Pass and until June 25 to activate their child's pass at the park. Qualifying children must be three to five years of age at the activation deadline of June 25. Elitch Gardens offers numerous experiences for kids throughout the season including 14 pint-sized rides in KiddieLand, the wet and wild Barefootin' Bay, trick or treating during Fright Fest and more!

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. Must register online by May 21. REGISTER NOW!

Step 2: Activate
After you register your child, print the e-ticket and 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. The deadline to activate your Pre-K Pass is June 25. 

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 2023! 

Things to Remember About the Pre-K Pass

  • Parents have until May 29 to register their child online for the Pre-K Pass. REGISTER NOW! 
  • Parents must activate their child’s Pre-K Pass at the park by June 25.
  • Proof of age is required during your first visit. A copy of birth certificate or passport will be accepted.
  • Qualifying children must be three to five years old at the activation deadline of June 25th
  • Each family can register a maximum of two (2) Pre-K Passes for the 2023 season.
  • Children 2 and under are already free!

Elitch Gardens Season Passes

Adults can purchase their 2023 Season Pass for the best price right now. Passes are only $74.99 each and include unlimited visits to the theme and water park, free parking, free tickets for friends and much more! Payment plans are available. Season Passes are available ONLINE.

The fun begins for pass holders during the exclusive Season Pass Appreciation Weekend April 22 and 23!

Photo courtesy of Christen Reiner


Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating over 130 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado's only world-class combination theme and water park. From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures and special events, there's thrills for all ages. The park is open April through October.