Alton Towers have now released full details about whats happening on resort over the winter period. Details are now online and in booklets in the box office and hotels. Santa Sleepovers 2nd, 9th, 16th - 20th, 22nd, 23rd December 2012. Visit Santa in his grotto, a selection of childrens rides will be open including Squirrel nutty, Berry bish bash, tractor ride and new for 2012 Ice Age the 4D experience. New years eve 31st December 2012. New years eve dinner and brunch on New years day, selection of children rides open, waterpark entry. Festive Breaks 27th - 30th Dec, 1st - 5th Jan. Selection of rides and attractions open on resort and waterpark entry. Winter Breaks Sunday to Thursday Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March. Waterpark, golf, spa and evening entertainment Pirate Weekends 16th & 17th November Waterpark, Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE, Pirate entertainment Hello Kitty Weekend 23rd & 24th Novemeber, 25th & 26th January. Waterpark, Hello Kitty entertainment, fancy dress, arts & crafts and cupcake hunt. Caribbean Weekends 1st & 2nd February, 8th & 9th March. Waterpark, Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE, caribbean disco and entertainment. Secret Agent Spy Weekends 1st & 2nd February Spy training including code breaking, spy gadgets, laser room challenge and spy races. Ice Age Weekends 1st & 2nd March Waterpark, Ice Age the 4D Experience and watch other Ice Age films.