Event Archive




2007 Onwards
Over the years we’ve seen many changes to the resort’s annual Halloween event. Take a trip down memory lane at Scarefest attractions of old.

Festival of Thrills

A music festival celebrating all the park’s big coasters. Headliners took to stages around the park, each representing one of the park’s big six coasters with a different style of music.

Mardi Gras

2021 – 2023
The park took it to the streets, in this celebration in the style of the classic New Orleans festival. Floats and dancers spread across the park to bring festival vibes to Alton Towers

Feb Half Term

Take a look back at the park’s past February Half Term events.
The park’s yearly February opening to welcome thrillseekers and families alike to blow off the new year cobwebs.

Alton Towers Live

Let’s get the party started! We archive information on the park’s musical guests who performed at the Alton Towers Live events, and other concerts such as the park’s 30th anniversary 80’s concert.

Chocolate Towers

For two seasons, Alton Towers celebrated Easter in style with Chocolate Towers. From a chocolate volcano through to a fleet of Easter Bunnys, Chocolate Towers filled the park with sweet treats.

The Great British Bucket and Spade Event

Towers Street was transformed into a turn-of-the-century seaside resort for the summer months of 2006, complete with beaches, Punch and Judy and a show inside a giant inflatable whale.

Alton Towers’ Diamond Jubilee

Sixty years of heritage, ten years of Magic

It’s A Royal Knockout

The Royal Family descended on Alton Towers, when the park played host to a celebrity version of the popular game show It’s A Knock Out.



All Time Greats

Over Summer 2011, the park launched a campaign to discover which of their coasters was the park’s All Time Great.