It’s time to start making your gift list for the holidays! And, if you have families, teens or kids on your list, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park season passes makes for the perfect gift for all. Season passes give the recipient a truly priceless gift — a summer’s worth of memories and fun. The pass is the ticket to lots of thrills, excitement and joy in 2023.
A 2023 Season Pass offers many benefits, including the following:
Unlimited Theme & Water Park admission from April to October in 2023
FREE Parking from April to October in 2023
FREE Souvenir Cup
FREE Good Any Day Friend ticket for 2023
Two (2) FREE Bring-A-Friend tickets for 2023
In-park discounts and more
Best of all, giving the gift of a 2023 Season Pass is easy on the budget, thanks to Elitch Gardens’ payment plan. You can give a season pass for only $8.33 per month for nine (9) months — for a total of $74.99.
The pass pays for itself in just one visit, once you calculate in regular gate admission and parking.
To purchase 2023 Season Passes, click here.
2023 Season Pass Giveaway
Our friends at Elitch Gardens are making the holidays more magical (and summer 2023 more thrilling!) for one MHOTC reader with a Family 4-Pack of 2023 Season Passes — valued at $559.96.
(The passes regularly sell for $139.99 each.) The passes are only valid for the 2023 season.
To enter: Comment below and tell us what you really want Santa to bring you this Christmas. (Yes, we know everyone wants happiness, good health and peace, as well as time with friends and family.
However, we want to hear what you’ve always wanted for Christmas — whether it’s a toy you’ve wanted since childhood or an extravagant indulgence.
Nothing too serious, let’s have some merriment with this one!)
Entrants must be a MHOTC daily e-newsletter subscriber and Colorado resident. (If you’re not a subscriber, sign up here.)
Limit one entry per e-mail address and/or household. (Duplicate entries will be disqualified.)
The deadline to enter is Friday, November 18 at 6 p.m.
We will randomly pick a winner and contact them via e-mail.
a Pomeranian puppy
A definitive end to politicians spending what we’ve worked hard for.
As a kid, I’ve always wanted Santa to bring me a Cabbage Patch baby for Christmas.
Peace, love and happiness
I would really like a weighted blanket to help with anxiety!
A new puppy!!!
A massage. I really need it!
I would like Santa to slow down the days, so we can enjoy more family time
I want Santa to bring my company, Slingshot Auto Glass lots of success!
I’d love a new pair of Birkenstocks, my teen boys….Elitch tickets!
Just for my daughter and I to be able to see each other. That is always the best gift! (But maybe I will ask Santa for the dollhouse I always wanted as a child!)
All I want for Christmas is a Basset Hound puppy!
A kitchen remodel!
A power wheel pink jeep. Always wanted one as a kid!
For Christmas this year, I’d like a towel warmer for the bathroom
What I want most for Christmas: something good for my body whether it is cosmetic surgery or unlimited spa time, something good for my body.
A paid off mortgage
I would love to travel to Israel to see the Holy Land!
A bathroom remodel!
I want Bernie Sanders (or a younger person just like him) to run for president in 2024. I’m really not looking forward to another Biden vs Trump race….
Oh and also would like to be able to afford a house in the foothills.
I really want my daughter to have a puppy for Christmas…..ok ok….I really want a puppy for Christmas but I wiill never admit that to her ;)
A dog for my son!
A new fence and landscaping!
A Dream vacation!!
I would really like a good food processor for Christmas.
Thank you and Merry Christmas!
A new vacuum! 😂
A vacation to someplace tropical, okay, Florida would be tropical enough, but something along those lines. :)
I want a gray Headsweats running hat!
All I want for Christmas is a Driver that will hit the golf ball straight down the middle of the fairway.
Monthly housekeeping service
I’d like my cat to finally start listening to me
I want a face steamer. To have an excuse to hide out in my bathroom, away from the kids, for just a few minutes would be awesome 😆
I would love a vacation to Europe!
I would love a relaxing weekend at a spa!
I’d like my husband’s upcoming surgery to render him cancer-free, so we can plan a trip somewhere in our retirement!
Plane tickets to the beach
A secluded island
Elitches is always our to go to during the summer. We enjoy the thrill of the roller coaster to relaxing time in the lazy river. So much fun.
I want Santa to fix all the things that are broken around the house.
I would love to be able to spend Christmas with my parents.
I would like santa to bring me some pizza!
I want a piano for Christmas to play all my favorite Christmas songs!
The thing I wanted most as a little girl and Never got was an Easy Bake Oven. I know it doesn’t seem like much, but to me that would have been the absolute best gift!!
Besides all our family together, would love to go on a safari
I would love a ROOMBA….one less chore for a busy family
Happy Holiday MHOTC
A hoverboard. From Back to the Future, not this nonsense they sell now on wheels.
A new couch!
A house cleaner for a year :)
Teddy Ruxpin. That one is still my white whale
Enough snow to make snow sculpture.
Dreaming big. I would love to be able to have a real family vacation that included my father and my brothers family. To be able to get everyone together from out of state as an entire group and watch all the kids/cousins play together and my dad to get all the love he deserves in one place from his grandchildren. I think it would be the most magical experience for everyone.
New floors for my old house and continued love.
I would love for Santa to bring me two round-trip tickets to go home and see my family. I d like to introduce my boyfriend to my parents. ❤️
I would like my family to all be together. My sister moved to Ohio earlier this year and it will be her first Christmas that she is missing with us, which includes my youngest child’s first Christmas.
An all inclusive vacation to a tropical beach – with an infinity pool, private beach and unlimited book selections!
A vacation – sunny,, sandy and warm.
Need: a new car as ours is on its last leg 😩
Want: less work time and more time to relax and enjoy family !
A completely xeriscaped front and back yard filled with bee and butterfly-friendly native flowers — and a gardener to maintain it!
Time to slow down – kids grow too fast!
Or a beach house over looking the ocean with perfect weather.
I’d love some new nike running swag and shoes
A trip anywhere outside the United States
Happiness and peace for everyone!
Lot’s and lots and lots of snow
I little trip to Glenwood springs.
From Santa I would love to have my favorite outfit back from when I was a kid. . . my ‘Grease’ movie tshirt and corduroy pants.
I’ve wanted an American Girl doll since I was a little girl!
A Turbo Man action figure!
I wish for less traffic
A NEW TRUCK
My last name to be removed from the last post!!!! Thank you.
I would love some spa days with a deep tissue massage and facial. That would be heavenly!
What A WONDERFUL GIVEAWAY. I WOULD LIKE TO WIN TI FRO MY GRANDSON.
A winning lottery ticket! Not one of the record setting ones, just enough so I can be quietly financially secure.
I’d love for Santa to help me find some tangible ways for my boys to show generosity and kindness to someone who is hurting
I would love to see a pinball machine under the Christmas tree!!! :)
If Santa could bring me some new golf clubs and some skill to go along with it that would be GREAT!!
I would love to have Santa bring me a surgeon to do knee surgery so I can walk again!! without using a wheelchair and Walker. Single mom with young children and would too love be able to be active again to enjoy life.
A 2023 Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park season pass!
I would love for Santa to bring me a new treadmill!
I would like Santa to convince my elderly parents to move the heck out of Chicago and here to Colorado so I can take better care of them. Happy Holidays everybody!
My kids both want a kitten, but since they can’t have that then ROLLERCOASTERS are the next best thing. I would love for the laundry, cooking, and cleaning to always be done.
A digital picture frame to finally enjoy the 10k photos I have!!!
I’d love a bidet for my bathroom!
Oh, my aching back. When you arrive on Christmas Eve, you’ll find my vacuum cleaner waiting for your elves to do a little housecleaning.
Thank you, With Love, CT
I honestly have wanted a whiskey advent calendar, but haven’t wanted to spend the money to buy one! Hahaa
I would like additional training lessons for our new rescue dog. He needs them!
A sunny beach vacay for the fam!
I would love for Santa to bring our family a trip to the beach this summer ;)
As a child, I had a Mrs. Beasley doll that was my favorite. It would be fun to have her again to enjoy and share with the little people in my life. It is nice that this contest reminded me if a good memory.
1966 GTO, cherry red
A bigger apartment for the same price I’m paying. Or a winning lottery ticket so I could buy a house.
A garden railroad. That would be so much fun.
A ‘67 Camaro SS!
I wish for less traffic.
I would love to go on a cruise with my friends and family. Somewhere or anywhere with a nice beach
A life-size gingerbread house with a ginger dog house to match…lighting up the town Grizwald-style. Oh, and magic snow that wasn’t cold and only falls where it can cause fun!
I don’t celebrate Christmas, but for Hanukkah I’d love season passes to Elitch’s for my family!
A reliable used car
I want a new kitchen!
All I want for Christmas is to be able to adopt a baby girl. My husband & I were foster parents but now would love to be able to grow our family.
A working sewing machine
So boring, I know, but I’d love a main floor laundry room (instead of working out of the basement)!
A LEGO Millennium Falcon! It is priced at $850!
A cruise for my whole big family
As a kid I really wanted a handheld Gameboy.
P .S. For all.those folks wanting dogs, there are some wonderful ones who need a great home at the shelters. They even have discounts!
A trip to Australia!
I really want a trip to Universal Orlando. I have been wanting to go for years but just haven’t been able to work it in the schedule yet. I always enjoy the gift of experiences!
People to just get along and leave everyone to their own devices.
I would truly like to have no knee pain after three years post replacement. And for material things, my car detailed inside, esp. the windows!!
A glitter unicorn
I would like Santa to help me find a way to share 10# of my weight with someone worldwide that might need it!
I would love for Santa to bring me a trip to DisneyWorld!
I’d love a cruise to Alaska!
A Christmas with family
A new stair railing
New 2023 Subaru Legacy
An African safari!
Santa, a massage every two weeks throughout 2023, please!
I’ve always wanted Santa to bring me a big ice cream doll….and then he did!!🤗🤗 I was so excited and played with it everyday and took it everywhere with me!! My brothers and sisters hated it…. Lol 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Happy Holidays MHOTC!! 🎄🎁
For Christmas, I’d love Santa to buy me braces!
A Kegarator (hopefully with full beer keg)
A long vacation
For Christmas I would like Santa to bring me some Broncos tickets.
A clean house (That wasn’t cleaned by me)
I would love a whole new wardrobe! I have no clothes and need some badly.
What I’ve always wanted for Christmas is a skip it! Those were the craze when I was little and never got one to call my own.
What I really want is to win the 2023 Season Pass Giveaway :)
I would love to have one of those really big red bows in the driveway with a 1971 Ford Bronco under it. That is my dream car since I was a boy. I had a Hot Wheels one that I loved but that is as close as I have been.
A vacation to somewhere I have never been.
A Caribbean vacation for my entire family
Wishing Danta brings me nee pots and pans
A Tesla model Y as it has Dog Mode to keep the car cool inside in the summer.
a pony; a horse and buggy
Christian Louboutin red bottom heels!
Please please please, I really want a hippopotamus for Christmas :)
I want $3M, seriously, really need that money for a big project.
Just a peaceful and happy holiday.
A vacation to Riviera Maya again.
For Christmas I always wanted a trip to Hawaii 🏝! Maybe someday !! :)
For me, A 1965 Mustang Convertible, blue.
For my husband, Super bowl Tickets
I have always wanted for Christmas was for my family to be together. To feel loved not just be together for gifts. The stuff you see on TV. I know I will never have that feeling. The Christmas spirit has slowly died inside of me… Covid, inflation, and everything else going on in this world has changed the way i view the hoildays.
I always wanted a 1962 Corvette
A healthy and happy family! This season has been brutal. Both my kids and I have been sick 5 times since they started school in September. Winning these passes would be such a pick me up. :)
I’ve always wanted a vacation to explore Greece!
A simple/small pair of diamond stud earrings. Except I need to get my ears repierced. :(
New flooring for my whole house!!
A long weekend in glenwood
To pass this licensure exam for my job!!!
I want Santa to bring me the new Apple Watch.
A healthy new year for my family
I would love Santa to bring me a new car!
A year of unlimited massages!
I have never liked dolls, EVER! Then it comes the Rainbow High Dia de Los Muertos doll and I have never wanted a doll like I want this one! Sight* Santa . . . I promise to do better next year?
My debt wiped out.
I want Paul McCartney’s, Hoffner bass from his Beatles years. This will complete me!
A 1st edition Original Charizard Pokemon Card
I want one of those super expensive massage chairs.
I would love for Santa to gift me with a weekend getaway for my daughter and I to spend time together!!
I’d like Santa to let the dogs out when he stops by, so I can sleep the whole night, uninterrupted!
I’d love a towel warmer for me!
I would love to have a reliable back up car to use when my old, but steady 2002 Jeep is out of commission! Denver’s buses don’t run as often as other cities…
I wish that all families can come together in love, support and reconciliation.
I’d like to own a home!
It may sound cheesy, but I’ve always wanted my family to be together for the holidays. It would be wonderful to see all of our kids celebrate together.
I would love Santa to bring me all new Ninja cookware!!!
Winning Powerball ticket .. oh and peace & joy for all!
A Cricut Maker 3.
I would love a fresh start in a new home for my son and I after a terrible break up!
A trip to Disney World!
My 2 front teeth! Just kidding. World peace and a nice dinner out 😊
A cruise around the wirld
I want TS tickets Santa!
A 2023 Toyota 4-Runner
My first homet! Please, Santa, please!!!
An allergy-free puppy for my kids! They so want a dog, but I am allergic to pretty much anything with fur.
I’ve been a good girl this year. Please bring me and my family a Walt Disney World vacation!
An all inclusive vacation! Somewhere warm by a beach with cabana boys to bring me drinks! 😂 Now to go shovel snow…😭
Santa baby, just slip a loving new boyfriend under the tree for me.
Been an awful good girl, Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight!
My mom to get better
Toyota FJ and Cabin in the mountains by a lake
To fix the oil leak and other mechanical issues on my car. :)
Santa please bring me a new boyfriend. One that knows how to fix things and is not a complainer and one that loves finding great deals by following Mile High on the Cheap.
Hope you have a nice Christmas Santa. Please stay safe on your travels.
A set of 17.5 and 20 pounds weights 💪
I’d love a gigantic box of See’s chocolates!!!!
A vacation somewhere warm would be amazing!
I would love to get some dental work done and a new microwave and blender LOL
I would love season passes to Elitch’s Theme Park so my grandsons and I can make many more wonderful memories to last us a lifetime.
Thank you for the opportunity.
Happy holidays merry Christmas
My Christmas wish is that my oldest daughter would get sober and want to be part of our family again. Please 🎅
I would love a big backyard
An adventure of some kind to spend with all of my loved ones 💗
I want a maid for two days to help me deep clean my house.
A new shed to finally replace the leaking one. And maybe a new furnace too! THANK YOU MILE HIGH ON THE CHEAP! 😊
Paid off mortgage
Always wanted to travel to Hawaii! Never Been
I want to bring my husband to Europe and show him all my favorite places from when I studied abroad! Maybeeeeee I want to go back too! A gift for us both haha
My two front teeth, and season passes to Elitch’s!
What I want is impossible. If I knew what the next day would bring I would like at least a day to go back and say goodbye to all the loved ones I’ve lost before they passed. To give them hugs and kisses and tell the I love them one more time.
To all who still have their loved ones, make sure to express to them how much you love them everyday.
What I want is impossible. If I knew what the next day would bring I would like at least a day to go back and say goodbye to all the loved ones I’ve lost before they passed. To give them hugs and kisses and tell them I love them one more time.
To all who still have their loved ones, make sure to express to them how much you love them everyday.
All expense paid trip to Belize!! That would be AMAZING!!
You said extravagant so I wish for a trip around the world with my 5 sons (the one who is married can bring his wife, my beautiful daughter-in-law!) We would hit all the continents, major beach places- Fiji, Bora, Bora, Bali New Zealand, the Maldives, the Philippines, Madagascar, the Canary Islands, Galapagos and Easter Island, do the whole Andes range, the beaches of Rio, the Caribbean Islands, then to Europe and all along the Silk Road- everywhere Santa brings toys! I just want to be with all my boys adventuring.