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For a fireworks display dazzling enough to make your jaw drop and your eyes pop, there’s only one place to be – Alton Towers Resort. Our Fireworks displays are the most astonishing spectaculars across the UK!

Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular Update

Please kindly be advised that following the latest government guidance and continuing uncertainty about future measures, we have taken the very difficult decision not to go ahead with this year’s annual Fireworks Spectacular. We know this will be disappointing for many and we ask for your understanding in making this difficult decision.

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve taken this difficult decision following the latest Government guidance.  The health and wellbeing of our guests and staff is always our top priority.  After much careful consideration, we felt it was unwise to go ahead with our annual Fireworks Spectacular given the current restrictions on group gatherings and the risks associated with bringing large groups together to watch a display.  We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

On Friday 6th November, the theme park will run as normal (with rides closing at 4pm).  Access on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th will be for existing ticket holders, Merlin Annual Passholders and Alton Towers Season Pass holders only.  Pre-booking for all dates is essential on

If you have already booked a ticket for Fireworks weekend and no longer wish to visit, please contact and our Guest Relations team will be able to help you.

We will be offering a refund on theme park tickets for guests who have already booked and no longer wish to come.  Please contact and our Guest Relations team will be able to help you.

Please contact our Short Breaks team here and they will be able to help with your booking.

All remaining tickets for those dates are available exclusively for Merlin Annual Passholders and Alton Towers Season Pass holders.  There are some guests who had booked tickets for that weekend very early in the season, and we will honour those tickets for people who still wish to attend.

Tickets will be released in two waves, at 3pm on October 15th and October 22nd.  Pre-booking is essential.  Tickets will be released on the main website.

In line with current Government guidance, you can book up to 6 tickets for each group. 

We are still operating with reduced capacity and tickets will be available on a first come first served basis.  Pre-booking will be essential.  Tickets will be released in two waves at 3pm on 15th and 22nd October.

No, if you are booking a short break in one of our Resort hotels for these dates, you do NOT need to pre-book theme park tickets separately.

Short breaks are available to book now for 6/7/8 November via the Merlin Holiday Club.  Hotel guests are automatically allocated theme park tickets, so you do not need to pre-book theme park tickets if you are staying on the Resort.

What does this mean? It means spectacular sights, incredible sounds – and making sure you book well in advance to avoid missing out on this amazing experience.

Every year, we welcome families and thrill seekers of all ages to our spectacular fireworks. Our fireworks event has always been popular with locals from Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire; but we’re fast becoming known as one of the best fireworks displays in the UK!

Hosted on the closest weekend in November, our Bonfire Night fireworks events span three whole days! Be sure to book in advance to avoid missing out.

Because it’s much more than whizz-bangs. Our Fireworks nights provide a final chance to enjoy our mind-blowing, heart-pounding, record-breaking rollercoasters, rides and family attractions before we bid our season goodbye. And because we’re open late for the fireworks, you can ride our coasters in the dark for extra scares, screams and shrieks. For a truly head-spinning, mega-grinning experience, book your ticket today!

What’s more, as the theme park stays open late for the fireworks display, you can even ride in the dark!

Fireworks Towers

Thrills, Fireworks & Family Entertainment

The Alton Towers Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular takes electrifying bursts, bangs and howls of amazing fireworks to another level with music, lights and live-action storytelling.

This is one of the UK’s most fantabulous fireworks spectaculars, so book your tickets, grab some warm food and drink from our stalls and watch our iconic, historic Towers brought to spectacular life with a brand new story that lights up the sky and stays in your memory forever.

The fireworks started at 7pm as advertised and they were literally out of this world! The music was fabulous, lighting was great and as always the tales of Alton came to life for bonfire night.

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