Scarefest Family Attractions

Scarefest is not just for the thrill seekers in your family – unlike many other Halloween events around Alton Towers prides itself on providing fun things to do for all of the family.

Darkest Depths

Location: Dark Forest
Opening Times: 2pm - 8pm
The Mutiny has docked in Dark Forest. Dare you board the ghost ship for a voyage beneath the waves to discover legendary creatures of the deep?

Monster Ball

Location: CBeebies Land
Opening Times: 1:30pm
All you favourite CBeebies Land characters are preparing for a very special Halloween Party and are inviting all their friends to dress up and join them for a Monster Ball...

Gardens Lights Walk: Whispering Souls

Location: The Towers
Opening Times: Dusk - 8pm
2020 is the perfect time to take a look at the park's historic gardens in a whole new light when they come alive during Scarefest in this family-friendly attraction.

Freaky Fun Zone

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 11am - 9pm
Franklyn and his friends have opened up their Freaky Fun Zone ready for some spooky fun. Just the trick for a treat this Halloween!

Patch’s Trick or Treat Party

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 11am, 2:30, 4:30 & 7:30pm
The invites have been sent out and Patch is looking forward to a spooktastic Halloween party. With a little help from his friends it is sure to be a graveyard smash!

Skelvin's Spooky Storytime

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 12pm and 5:30pm
Skelvin’s getting ready for Halloween but needs to choose his costume for the big day. Perhaps he can find some inspiration in one of his favourite stories.

Gretyl's Spell School

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 1:30pm and 6:30pm
Fire up the cauldron and get your wand at the ready, as Gretyl the Witch opens up her classroom to teach budding spell-slingers the tricks of her trade.

Phil & Franklyn's Ghoulish Games

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 12:30pm and 6pm
What Halloween get together is complete without a party game or two. Join Phil and Franklyn on the main stage as they invite young guests to take part in some spooky games.

Alton Ancestors

Location: Towers Street
Opening Times: 10:15am, 11:15am & 12:15pm
The Alton Ancestors have risen from the grave and returned to their old stomping grounds. They can be found flashmobbing Towers Street in the morning before retiring to Gloomy Wood and The Towers later on.

For tips and hints for families visiting the resort during Scarefest, check out our Family Guide.