The usual events returned to the resort, however there were also some additional events that previous years hadn’t seen. These included multiple live music concerts and also the opportunity for guests to dance with the stars.


Family Fun Weekend

5th-6th February

The minions landed at the hotels to enjoy a Family Fun Weekend featuring Despicable Me, as the first event of the year got underway.


Pirate Weekends

11th-12th February, 11th-12th March

Argh… the pirates overran the hotels for some high-seas hijinks ahead of the 2011 season at Alton Towers Resort.


February Half Term

19th-27th February

The theme park opened once again with a considerable amount of rides and attractions for this annual event.


Caribbean Beach Party Weekends

4th-5th, 18th-19th March

Tropical celebrations once again hit the Splash Landings Hotel with an exotic party.


Dancing with the Stars

18th-20th March

Know your foxtrot from your funky chicken? This was the perfect chance to stay over at the resort and dance with the stars.


Alton Towers Live

19th June

The park celebrated summer with style, with performances from Mcfly, JLS, The Saturdays & Eliza Doolittle, amongst other popular guests.


The Black Eyed Peas

6th July

The group descended on the park for one night only, to give guests a good night (a good, good night) and ‘pump it’ at Alton Towers Resort!


The theme park was invaded by the living dead this Halloween with an all new scare zone, whilst the Halloween Gang took over the farmyard!



4th-6th November

Following on from the success of the previous year’s event, the Fireworks returned with a bang in 2011 for another explosive spectacular.



Winter returned to the resort, with the usual packages as well as some new festive parties, including the glamorous Ice and Diamond Balls.