- 7th, 8th & 13th - 31st October
Spooktacular fun, spinetingling scare mazes and rides in the dark!
As the nights get longer, Scarefest beckons. On October’s spookiest dates, tiptoe into Alton Towers Resort for all sorts of creepy scares and shocks as its award-winning Scarefest returns for 2023 with live entertainment for all ages and our award-winning spooktacular scare experiences for the bravest of souls. Open until 9pm each day daring guests can face our head-spinning, hair-raising rides and attractions in darkness including Wicker Man and The Smiler!
Rides in the Dark
Dare you take on our world-class thrill rides in the dark? Will you hurtle towards a six-storey high Wicker Man effigy as it spectacularly bursts into flames? Maybe fly through the night sky on Galactica; or dive into Oblivion in the pitch black! Master the theme park at night, on over 40 rides and attractions this Scarefest season!
Spooky fun, thrills and spine-tingling terror awaits...
Terrifying Scare Attractions
Mad enough for our multi-award-winning terrifying scare attractions? Horrifying creatures beckon within them – can you escape?
Spooktacular Family Fun
Ready to get spook-alicious? Join our five super-freaky Halloween characters in their mind-blowingly multi-coloured playground as part of the event’s family friendly frights line-up of live entertainment.
Rides in the Dark
Open until 9pm, daring guests can face head-spinning, hair-raising rides and attractions in the darkness including Wicker Man.
The Alton Towers Dungeon
As Scarefest descends on the Towers, enter The Alton Towers Dungeon for a little less laughing… and a lot more SCREAMING!
Extend your Scarefest day out into a short break
One day just isn't enough! Let the fantabulous fun continue with an amazing short break at Alton Towers Resort. Choose from five themed accommodations including the Alton Towers Hotel - its extraordinary combination of splendiferous accommodation, quirky class and fantabulous eccentricity guarantees rocket-loads of giggles and glee for the whole family!
Alton Towers Annual Pass
Enjoy all the excitement of the Alton Towers Resort for a whole 12 months! Visit as many times as you like because no escape is the same*! Our thrilliant Theme Park is open from March to November and we offer a choice of Passes including NEW for 2023 Silver Annual Pass so you can enjoy a year-full of fun for less. With so many reasons to visit including our world of thrilliant events and live entertainment from the adrenalin-awakening Festival of Thrills and show-stopping Mardi Gras to Oomptastic Oktoberfest and our spooktacular Scarefest!
Your Alton Towers Pass includes:
- Access to more than 40 rides and attractions
- Up to 20% off food and drinks
- Up to 20% off Waterpark and Alton Towers Dungeon
- Exclusive access to special offers and discounts
- Plus loads more benefits
*some dates are excluded
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- Save when you book in advance
- Under 3's go free to the Theme Park
- Rainy Day Guarantee - get a free return visit
Per family from just
- Fantabulous overnight stay
- On the doorstep of the Theme Park
- Guaranteed Theme Park entry when you add tickets to your package
- Visit the Theme Park again and again with an Alton Towers Annual Pass
- Or the UK's best attractions with a Merlin Annual Pass.
- Great Passholder perks
- Exclusive discounts including dining, shopping and special events
Calling all Annual Passholders!
Tickets for Scarefest are now live for you to book - don't forget to pre-book your free passholder reservation for entry into the Alton Towers Theme Park during Scarefest.Pre-book now