LAST CHANCE to Enroll in FREE '23-24 Pre-K Program at Elitch Gardens

May 14, 2024

The highly anticipated FREE Pre-K Pass program is back at Elitch Gardens for the 2023-2024 season... and NOW is the time to enroll.

Little ones can ride, slide, and play at Elitch Gardens for the rest of the 2023 season, PLUS all season long in 2024. The Pre-K Pass grants free park admission for children three to five years of age, including Fright Fest and Luminova Holidays.

Parents have until May 19, 2024 to register their child online for the Pre-K Pass
Qualifying children must be three to five years of age at the activation deadline of June 23, 2024.

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, visits with Santa during Luminova, and so much 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 19, 2024.

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 23, 2024, but activate early to enjoy the rest of the 2023 season for free, including Fright Fest and Luminova Holidays.

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 and 2024!

Additional Things to Know About the Pre-K Pass

  • Proof of age is required during your first visit. A copy of a birth certificate or passport will be accepted.
  • Each family can register a maximum of two (2) Pre-K Passes for the 2023-2024 season.
  • Children 2 and under are already free!


Elitch Gardens Season Passes

Adults can purchase their 2024 Season Pass for the best price right now. Each 2024 pass includes unlimited park admission for the rest of the 2023 Season including Fright Fest & Luminova Holidays, unlimited admission to the theme and water park for the entire 2024 season (April – October) and MORE! 

Payment plans are available. Season Passes are available ONLINE.


Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 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, a splashin' water park, and tons of special events, there are thrills for all. The park is open from April through October.