This year, Alton Towers Scarefest is the must do family Halloween event. With four brand new shows and a new character to meet, this year Scarefest is bigger and better than ever!

Join Franklyn, Skelvin, Patch, Phil and our brand new character Gretyl the witch in their colourful Halloween playland! Young families can join some of your favourite CBeebies Characters for a Monster Ball, brand new in CBeebies Land this year – dance, play games and learn all about spooky things!

Dance along with our dancing flashmob of ancestors, meet our ghostly pirates and ride over 20 attractions at dusk!

Your package includes:

Scarefest Family Fun

Freaky Fun Zone

Freaky Fun Zone

The famous Freaky Four are back with a new friend – Gretyl the witch!
Our newest resident will be joining in with all the Halloween fun with four brand new shows, meet and greets and photo opportunities.

CBeebies Land Scarefest

CBeebies Land

The CBeebies Land characters are excited for their very first Halloween Party, so they are holding a CBeebies Land Monster Ball. Dress up in your favourite costume and join them live in Big Fun Show Time where you can dance, play games and learn all about spooky things!

Alton Ancestors at the Alton Towers Resort

Alton Ancestors

Our Alton Ancestors can be found flashmobbing Towers Street in the morning then retiring to Gloomy Wood later on plus appearing in a brand new location near The Towers in the afternoon.

Learn their dance moves and join in – standing still is not an option!

Freaky Funk Squad at the Alton Towers Resort

Freaky Funk Squad

Dr. Victor Henry Stein created a potion that turned the freaky fun characters into their human counterparts; the only side effect is that the freaky funky squad can only speak in song!

House of Monsters at the Alton Towers Resort

House of Monsters

With a brand new room for 2018, the House of Monsters is now bigger than ever! Enjoy 20 minutes of laughs, frights, theatrics and special effects, set in a maze of 7 live shows, making it perfect for families.

12pm - 8pm. Recommended age: 8+. £5 per ticket.

Scarefest Accommodation & Entertainment

CBeebies Land Hotel

CBeebies Land Hotel

Step into the bright and colourful world of CBeebies Land Hotel, bursting with music, stories and adventures for little ones to enjoy.
Enjoy a sleepover you will never forget in one of the themed character rooms!

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Alton Towers Hotel

Alton Towers Hotel

Uncover this unique hotel, themed around the incredible explorer Sir Algenon.

Enjoy a host of spooktacular Halloween entertainment, including The Magical Mayhem Show, full of twisted tales, spooky tricks & treats, and The Freaky Funk Squad Remixed, who are bringing their mixture of Rock & Roll to the Alton Towers Hotel.

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Scarefest at the Splash Landings Hotel

Splash Landings Hotel

Head to Patch's Pumpkin Pad for a night of children's entertainment, including The Magical Mayhem Show and Patches Pumpkin Party. Then The Freaky Funk Squads 'Dia De Meurtos' Show is the perfect place to dance the night away.

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Scarefest at the Enchanted Village

Enchanted Village

Retreat to a charming and idyllic corner of the Alton Towers Resort. Enjoy a night of entertainment in the Alton Towers Hotel or Splash Landings Hotel before wandering back down the winding footpaths through the delightful Enchanted Village.

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Terms and conditions apply.

Please Note: There will be no Early Ride Time during Scarefest.

Instead, guests staying in the Alton Towers Hotel, Splash Landings Hotel or the Enchanted Village will get one fastrack ride on Nemesis, Oblivion, Runaway Mine Train OR Duel.

Or, guests staying in the CBeebies Land Hotel will get fastrack on 3 rides which can be used at any time during the day. The choice is from the following; 1 ride on either Justin's House Pie-O-Matic Factory or In The Night Garden Magical Boat Ride, 1 ride on either Postman Pat Parcel Post or Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom and 1 ride on The Numtums Number-Go-Round.

Scarefest takes place at the Alton Towers Resort on 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, and 19th October — 2nd November 2018. Entry to Scarefest is valid when booked as part of a hotel and ticket package or with Merlin Annual Passes.

Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability.

Please note: additional charges apply for upgrades. Events subject to change and availability.

Please Note: Due to low lighting, the Skyride, Battle Galleons, Get Set Go Tree Top Adventure, Tree Fu Tom Training Camp and the Gardens will close earlier in the day at 3.30pm. Children's rides and attractions in CBeebies Land and Cloud Cuckoo Land will close from 7pm with the exception of Mr. Bloom's Allotment which will close from 6pm.

*Entry to scare mazes are not included in your ticket and hotel package. Additional charges apply for Scare Mazes. Tickets for Scare Mazes can be purchased from or on the day from the Resort box office.

Fancy Dress can be worn but no masks are permitted.

Please note: Evening entertainment will be held in The Alton Towers Hotel and Splash Landings Hotel only.

CBeebies Land Hotel will also have entertainment however this is exclusive to CBeebies Land Hotel guests only.

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