Alton Towers Resort Events in 2022

What's on at Alton Towers Resort

Get ready for never-ending fun this season — throughout 2022 the Resort will be hosting fantastic events and entertainment for the nation to enjoy! Don't forget to sign up below to be the first to hear about all events and short break packages available with Alton Towers Holidays!

Upcoming Events and Short Break Packages

  • May Half Term

    May Half Term

    Visit us this May Half Term and escape to the great British outdoors on a budget break in the Stargazing Pods at Alton Towers Resort.

    Families with little ones will love exploring CBeebies Land – with CBeebies-themed rides and attractions and some of CBeebies' most popular characters to meet.

    Book now and stay 28th May – 5th June 2022

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  • Mardi Gras event at Alton Towers Resort

    Mardi Gras

    Following the success of last year's event, Mardi Gras is back for its second year with a brand-new unique bar experience not to be missed.

    The Carnival inspired takeover is set to dazzle, thanks to an explosion of colours, sounds, high energy entertainment, delicious, themed food from the Deep South and around the world plus so much more ahead of a fun-packed summer of thrills. Guests can also ride thrilliant world-class rollercoasters and fantabulous family faves.

    Enjoy an early summer getaway from 21st May – 19th June

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Autumn Events

  • Oktoberfest at Alton Towers Resort


    This autumn get ready for some oomptastic fun as Oktoberfest returns and is set to be bigger and better than ever!

    Families and thrill-seekers will be in for more than a treat with the chance to ride the Resort's world-class rollercoasters as darkness falls, try some utterly delicious food and enjoy delightfully themed entertainment, all in a cheerful, family-friendly atmosphere…with a German twist!

    Book your early autumn staycation, from 10th September – 2nd October

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  • Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort


    Celebrate 15 years of its award-winning Scarefest with more creepy scares, shocks and spooktacular thrills than ever before.

    From the frantically funny to seriously spooky themed attractions, Scarefest returns for 2022 with more live entertainment across the Resort for all ages and a brand-new scare maze for the bravest of souls. Open until 9pm each day, daring guests can face head-spinning, hair-raising rides and attractions in darkness including Wicker Man and the Alton Towers Dungeon!

    Scarefest will run from 7th – 9th, 14th – 30th October, so plan your spooky short break now!

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  • Fireworks event at Alton Towers Resort

    Fireworks Spectacular

    For spectacular sights and incredible sounds, the Alton Towers Resort fireworks display is one of the UK's most fantabulous fireworks spectaculars.

    Watch the historic Towers brought to life as the astonishing display will dazzle guests with electrifying bursts, bangs and howls of amazing fireworks to music, lights and live action storytelling.

    Showing on on 4th, 5th and 6th November 2022 – book now for best availability!

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Winter Events

  • Stay Splash and Play

    Stay Splash and Play

    Treat the whole family to a splashtastic short break with an overnight stay as part of our Stay Splash and Play package!

    Enjoy free access to our Caribbean themed waterpark fully equipped with loads of fantastic interactive water features.

    2023 dates now available to book!

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  • Santa's Sleepover 2022

    Santa's Sleepover

    Plan ahead and book your magical, Christmassy staycation at the Alton Towers Resort for a short break jam-packed with fantabulous festive fun, and witness the Resort transformed into a magical winter wonderland!

    Soak up the yuletide joy as you sing along with the Carol Singers and discover Lightopia, a sparkling, walthrough interactive experience.

    Book your stay for selected dates from 25th November – 23rd December!*

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Stay over at Britain's Greatest Escape

  • Alton Towers Resort Hotel

    Resort Accommodation

    Complete your epic adventure with an overnight stay in our fabulous fully themed Alton Towers Hotel, Enchanted Village, Splash Landings Hotel, our Stargazing Pods or the UK's only CBeebies Land Hotel!

    With a range of magical themed worlds to choose from, there's something for the whole family!

    Enjoy exclusive benefits, free Extraordinary Golf and amazing entertainment!

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  • Alton Towers Nearby Hotels

    Partner Hotels

    As part of your Alton Towers short break, why not stay in a partner hotel near the Alton Towers Resort!

    Not only will you have a relaxing nights sleep when you book one of our carefully selected nearby partner hotels, you will get a delicious breakfast included with your short break!**

    Choose from a range of family-friendly hotels with great facilities and offers such as Kids Eat FREE!

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Terms and conditions apply.

*Santa's Sleepover packages are available on 25th – 27th November, 2nd – 4th, 9th – 11th and 16th December – 23rd December 2022.

**Breakfast is included with packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking.

Please see each event landing page for full details. Events are subject to change and availability. Breakfast is included with all packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking.

Please note: if a Bed & Breakfast package is booked, Theme Park passes are not included in the package. 1-day or 2-day Theme Park passes can be added to the booking during the Upgrades stage.

1-day Theme Park passes can be used on either day of your stay (subject to Park opening) – please check our opening times before arrival.

2-day Theme Park entry must be used on consecutive days as part of your stay. 2-day Theme Park entry does not apply to themed weekends. Offer subject to change and availability.

Resort benefits, evening entertainment, extras and activities are subject to change and availability, please check the information boards in the hotel on the day of your arrival. Additional charges apply for upgrades, the Alton Towers Waterpark, Spa entrance/treatments and all other selected activities.