Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, downtown off I-25 exit 212A (Speer Blvd. S.), has more than 60 rides and attractions, including roller coasters, family rides and two areas dedicated to children. A variety of games and entertainment also are available. Seasonal festivals include Fright Fest weekends late September to late October.</br>Food is available.</br>
$54.99; $34.99 (children under 48 inches tall, ages 62+ and restricted use); free (ages 0-3).
Save 35% on tickets, 20% on parking, and 15% on meal deal vouchers.
$15 per private vehicle.
Hours: Park opens daily at 10:30 (closing times vary), mid-May to late Aug.; Sat.-Sun. 10:30-8, Apr. 28 to mid-May; Sat.-Sun. 10:30-10, early Sept.-late Oct.; Fri. 6 p.m.-11 p.m., late Sept.-late Oct. Hours may vary; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Water Park daily 10:30-6, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day.