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    Scarefest 2017 has now finished. Take a look at our other upcoming events.

    On selected dates in October, the Theme Park becomes home to Halloween, remaining open until 9pm* so you can enjoy your favourite rides in the dark plus experience our award winning Scare Mazes and attractions** if you dare! While young families can enjoy 4 live shows including our dancing flashmob of ancestors!

    Browse through our selection of Scare Mazes if you're brave enough, venture through our family friendly activities or see what Resort entertainment we have on offer for all the family. Scare Mazes are an additional cost which can be booked at, Scare Zone and other family Scarefest attractions are included in entry price.

    Your package includes: an overnight stay in Resort accommodation or a partner hotel, breakfast and entry to Alton Towers Scarefest** with your 2nd Day FREE.

    Trick or Treat?

    Trick at the Alton Towers Resort

    Spine-Tingling Terror

    Dare you join us for our most terrifying year yet and enter our three returning scare mazes plus our new fourth maze? Join the Halloween festivities The Welcoming (new for 2017), delve deep underground with Altonville Mine Tours, enter into a post-apocalyptic world with Sub Species: The End Games or traverse through undiscovered passageways with Terror of the Towers!

    Thrilling Frights
    Scarefest at the Alton Towers Resort

    Halloween Spooktacular

    Come dressed to impress with the Spooktacular Fancy Dress Competition, meet Franklyn and Friends throughout the day, join Skelvin the Skeleton for Skelvin's Spooky Story Time and get ready to celebrate in style with The Alton Ancestors, plus a whole host of other spooky going ons for your little ones to enjoy!

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    Scarefest Accommodation & Entertainment

    CBeebies Land Hotel at the Enchanted Village

    CBeebies Land Hotel

    Step inside the rainbow this October and enter straight into the colourful world of the CBeebies Land Hotel. All uniquely created for young families, the CBeebies Land Hotel is bursting with music, stories and adventures for little ones to enjoy!

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    Scarefest at the Alton Towers Hotel

    Alton Towers Hotel

    Visit the home of the transatlantic explorer Sir Algenon with fantastical evening entertainment, free parking and an eccentric range of fully-themed rooms.

    Fantastical Spell School Halloween will see Alton Towers Hotel's magician mesmerise you with special tricks and treats, while The Phantasmagorical Scott Family Vaudeville Show bring you their edgy and eclectic speciality showcase.

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    Scarefest at the Splash Landings Hotel

    Splash Landings Hotel

    Enter a tropical paradise and soak up the Caribbean theming throughout.

    The Magical Mayhem Show treats your little ones to twisted tales, spooky tricks and treats, Patch's Pumpkin Party will get you moving on the disco floor and the Dia De Meutos Live Show sees our resident Witch Doctor leading a spectacular party like no other.

    Waterpark entry is an additional cost.

    Information about staying at Splash Landings Hotel in October 2017.

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    Scarefest at the Enchanted Village

    Enchanted Village

    Nestled in a far corner of the Resort, discover the secrets of the magical Enchanted Village Woodland Lodges.

    Halloween entertainment includes a live vocalist with spooktacular songs!

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    Scarefest with Partner Hotels

    Partner Hotels

    Whether you're after leisure facilities, local amenities, budget friendly, or a touch of luxury, we have a hand-picked selection of some brilliant nearby partner hotels for your perusal.

    Please note: does not include Resort entertainment.

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

    Terms and conditions apply. Scarefest takes place at the Alton Towers Resort on 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th and 20th - 31st October 2017. 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. Lead price of £155 is based on two adults sharing an Enchanted Village Lodge on select dates through Scarefest 2017.

    *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 is 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.

    Kids Go FREE is limited availability and is applied to the ticket element of the package only, available on select dates at selected Hotels. Not all accommodation options are available on all dates. For more information, please visit the Kids Go FREE page.

    Need to know information about staying in Splash Landing Hotel in October 2017.

    The Splash Landings Hotel will be open for guests only on the following dates; 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th and 20th - 29th October 2017. Breakfast for Splash Landings Hotel guests will be served in Flambo's Jambo between 7.30am - 10.00am and includes a five hot item breakfast, plus toast and cereals, tea and coffee and juices. Dinner options at Flambo's Jambo is a pizza and pasta menu. Ma Garita's bar is open from 10.00am to 2.00am, with a takeaway pizza menu available from 9.30pm. Hotel entertainment on the select dates at the Splash Landings Hotel consists of the following; 8.30pm: Magician, 9pm: Dia De Meurtos - Live Vocal Show, 9.30pm: Patch's Pumpkin Party, 10pm: Dia De Meurtos - Live Vocal Show and 10:45pm-11:15pm: Disco. Guests wishing to use the Alton Towers Waterpark must adhere to the terms and conditions. Please see the Waterpark page for more details.

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