DENVER (CBS4) – Elitch Gardens Amusement Park reopened to the public on Saturday. The theme park did not open last season due to pandemic restrictions.
Now, Elitch is allowed to operate at 43% of overall capacity and no reservations will be required. New health and safety measures are in place.READ MORE: Police: Man Kills 6 Adults & Himself At Colorado Springs Birthday Party
Anyone older than 2 years will be required to wear a face covering. Guests will be required to use hand sanitizer before boarding rides or attractions.READ MORE: Denver Police Officer Shot Saturday Night, Suspect On The Loose
“Excitement, happiness. We were locked up for such a long time. Feels good to be back out here and have fun,” said one fan.
The park is encouraging online ticket purchases and contactless payments.MORE NEWS: $30,000 Reward Now Offered In 1970 Murder Of Marilee Burt
The park opened to season passholders last weekend. The park is open from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.