2022 saw the Resort expand their line-up of events once again, with the addition of Festival of Thrills during the early part of the season. With the return of the various other seasonal events, this meant there was a different event to experience in almost every month of the season!


February Half Term

With the princesses banished, it was a complete pirate takeover during February Half Term across the Resort hotels and Mutiny Bay.


Festival of Thrills

This new event saw the Resort celebrate its big 7 coasters, with each having its own live music playing out from stages in the nearby area.


Mardi Gras

The colourful sights and lively sounds of Mardi Gras returned for a second year, bringing a variety of entertainment and special food options.



Now an established part of the seasonal event calendar, the Resort’s family fun festival returned, featuring live entertainment and European cuisine.



2022 saw the debut of a new audio-based scare attraction, alongside returning scare mazes and family-friendly entertainment.



The three-night fireworks spectacular returned to close out the season with a display that celebrated the theme park’s rides.

Run Alton Towers

12th-13th November – The theme park was once again host to a 5k, 10k and half marathon over the course of the weekend following the end of the theme park season, with rides and attractions available for runners and spectators to enjoy.



Opening to day visitors as well as short break guests, the Resort’s festive event returned including Lightopia, a Christmas Market and a selection of rides.