Scarefest 2018

Spooks, frights and thrills for everyone — on selected dates in October & November the Alton Towers Resort becomes home to Halloween!

Scarefest dates:

6th – 7th, 13th – 14th and 19th October – 2nd November 2018!

Important Information:

  • Fancy Dress can be worn but no Masks are allowed. Make sure you attend our Spooktacular Fancy Dress Competition at 3.30pm outside the Towers!
  • 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 (Subject to 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.

  • Early ride time stops on October 6th and therefore will not be available for Scarefest.

For information on visiting for the day and our mazes, please visit the Scarefest Help Center at To book an overnight stay please click here.