FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail
Alton Towers Scarefest entrance

Alton Towers has confirmed that its popular fireworks event will return for the 2010 season, taking place on November 5, 6 and 7.

The Ultimate Fireworks Event will be the first to take place at the park since 2006's Electric Towers, and will see the park extend its opening hours until 9pm. The Alton Towers gothic mansion itself will provide the backdrop to the fireworks displays, which will the mark 30th anniversary of the theme park's opening.

The fireworks event will be the grand finale of Alton Towers' 2010 season, coming shortly after the annual Halloween Scarefest event. It is not yet clear whether the fireworks will return on annual basis, or whether they are a one-off special in light of the 30th anniversary celebrations.

Previous fireworks events have been problematic for Alton Towers, which faces consistent complaints over noise from local residents. The park's idyllic location has also forced it to keep its major rollercoasters below tree level and take measures to limit noise from its attractions propagating beyond the park's walls.

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

Comments

THRILLED thats it well done alton and merlin this is the news big fans like me have been waiting for thank you so much

Add new comment

About Theme Park Tourist

Theme Park Tourist is one of the web’s leading sources of essential information and entertaining articles about theme parks in Orlando and beyond.

We are one of the world’s largest theme park guide sites, hosting detailed guides to more than 80 theme parks around the globe.

Find Out More About Us...

Plan Your Trip

Our theme park guides contain reviews and ratings of rides, restaurants and hotels at more than 80 theme parks worldwide.

You can even print them.

Start Planning Now...