[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Once again, the resort held a range of different events throughout the season, providing guests with an alternative way to experience the Alton Towers magic. Throughout the year the park was chocolafied, transformed into a beach and turned into a Winter Wonderland![/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7922″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Chocolate Towers

During the 2006 Easter period, Alton Towers Resort became chocoholic heaven, with a chocolate volcano erupting at the bottom of Towers Street.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Fchocolate-towers%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7923″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Draw-A-Toon

Over the Summer the television channel, Cartoon Network, put on live shows around the resort featuring their popular cartoon characters.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Fdraw-a-toon-2%2F|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7921″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Great British Bucket & Spade

In 2006, all the fun of the seaside arrived as the park became home to Staffordshire’s first and only beach, complete with deck chairs.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Fbucket-and-spade-2%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7926″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Gaydar: Gaydays

Alton Towers opened its gates for one of the longest periods in its history, when Gay profile site, Gaydar, semi-hired out the park for the day.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Fgaydar-gaydays%2F|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7924″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Electric Towers

Although the display was shortened to a 3 day event in 2006, the show was set to a new story of an electrical storm taking place above The Towers themselves.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Felectric-towers-2%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7927″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Winter Wonderland

With the departure of the resort’s ‘Winter Weekends’, guests could have a short break over the Winter period and enjoy the Waterpark and Spa.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Fwinter-wonderland%2F|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”7925″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Festive Fun

Alton Towers provided guests with a range of festive packages, allowing them to experience the hotels’ facilities and even meet Santa in his grotto.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Explore” style=”classic” shape=”square” color=”blue” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-search” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.towerstimes.co.uk%2Fhistory%2Fevents-archive%2F2006-events%2Ffestive-fun-2%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]