Elitch Gardens decides not to open this year

Posted Monday, August 3, 2020 10:11 AM | Contributed by J.

With no timeline from the state to ease restrictions, the park says it will open next year.

Elitch Gardens site rezoned, will eventually be replaced

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2018 9:17 AM | Contributed by J.

There are no immediate plans to demolish the park, but its future and possible relocation are uncertain.

Elitch Gardens staying downtown, building office

Posted Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Rumors have implied the park may move out of the lucrative downtown real estate.

Elitch Gardens owner looking at developing parking lot land

Posted Friday, April 14, 2017 2:22 PM | Contributed by Jeff

About 1,800 parking spaces sit on valuable land.

Local investors buy Elitch Gardens from Premier Parks, retain its management services

Posted Monday, June 8, 2015 9:47 AM | Contributed by J.

Current staff will be retained as Premier continues to operate the park.

Elitch Gardens announces Slidezilla

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:25 AM | Contributed by J.

New slide features a bowl and a four-story wall.

Suicidal person rescued at Elitch Gardens

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:42 AM | Contributed by J.

A man apparently threatening suicide climbed up on the Sidewinder before the park opened, and was eventually talked down by fire official.

Denver amusement parks: Lakeside vs. Elitch Gardens

Posted Friday, May 11, 2012 10:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Newspaper compares and contrasts the two parks.

Herschend works behind the scenes as operator of Dollywood

Posted Monday, February 6, 2012 9:07 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Theme park operator will also be behind the new attraction in Nashville.

Herschend to manage Darien Lake and Elitch Gardens

Posted Tuesday, January 25, 2011 9:57 PM | Contributed by ShaneDenmark

Company takes control of the parks effective immediately, with CNL retaining its stake in ownership.