Scarefest 2019

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

Scarefest dates:

5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 18th October – 3rd November 2019!

Theme Park Information:

  • The following stay dates have 1–day theme park access that must be used on your day of arrival;             

          6th October

          13th October 

          3rd November 

  • If you're staying on the following dates, you will receive a 2-day Theme Park ticket which must be used consecutive days.

         5th October

         12th October 

         Between 18th October – 2nd November 2019,

  • Entry to Scare Mazes is not included in your ticket and hotel package. Additional charges apply for scare mazes. 
  • Early ride time will not be available for Scarefest.

Scarefest Mazes:

 Spooktacular Children's Events: 

  • For information on our, Halloween themed activities including CBeebies Land shows, locations and age restrictions please visit our Scarefest information page.

Merlin Annual information:

  • If you're a Merlin Annual Pass Holder the Scarefest event will automatically be included in your stay, you do not need to pre-book to secure your entry. The applies to both the Alton Towers Resort Hotels and our partner hotels.

Season Pass information:

  • A Standard Season Pass cannot be used for free entry during Scarefest. If you wish to visit during Scarefest, you will be required to purchase a £10 entry ticket per person per day online in advance by visiting our ticket information and scrolling down to "Discounted Extra Day Tickets". Please note: This ticket is only available for 2019 Season holders, a valid Season Pass must be presented per person on arrival. 
  • If you hold a Premium Season Pass then the Scarefest event will automatically be included in your stay, you do not need to pre-book to secure your entry.

Important Information:

  • Fancy Dress can be worn but no masks are permitted.
  • We highly recommend checking our opening dates and times before arrival.