[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the hype built around SW7 (The Smiler), the favourite events returned to the resort. These included themed weekends at the hotels, as well as Scarefest which featured a brand new attraction related to the 2013 rollercoaster.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27639″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Pirate Weekends

Argh… the pirates overran the hotels once again for some high-seas hijinks ahead of the 2012 season at Alton Towers Resort.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27881″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Caribbean Beach Party Weekend

Tropical celebrations once again hit the Splash Landings Hotel with an exotic beach party.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27638″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

February Half Term

The theme park opened in advance of the main season once again with a selection of rides and attractions for this annual event.[/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%2F2012-events%2Ffebruary-half-term-2012%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27635″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Dancing with the Stars

16th-18th March

Know your foxtrot from your funky chicken? This was the perfect chance to stay over at the resort and dance with the stars.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27882″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Scarefest

With the construction of SW7 there were significant changes to the event, including the opening of a new medical facility…[/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%2F2012-events%2Fscarefest-2012%2F|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”27883″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Fireworks

2nd-4th November

The resort once again ended the season with a bang with the return of the Fireworks for another explosive spectacular.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”21125″ img_size=”160×160″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Winter at Alton Towers

Winter returned to the resort, with the usual packages as Father Christmas took residence once more bringing with him some festive cheer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]