Award-winning Lightopia festival is opening its doors to Alton Towers Resort for the first time, with brand new installations and interactive experiences! Experience a visually spectacular lantern and light festival that has illuminated people‚Äôs Christmas for over three years. 

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Embark on an immersive journey through the 4 seasons where a mix of spectacular lanterns, immersive light installations, and colour transformations will light up the seasonal pathway and lead you through this spectacular after dark wonderland where a whole year will go by in just a day!


What do our Lightopians say?

Don’t take our word for it. See our testimonials.

Lightopia is a magical experience for the whole family, and a great deal of work has gone into creating the stunning installations and water show.


This is a great way to spend time with family.

Gillian B

The most enchanted place on earth. Would go again definitely. Music was amazing includes beverages.

Touya Todoroki

My Other half and I loved it so did my 3 children. Well worth the price. Really would recommend, great evening out, gets the excitement for Christmas.

Stefan Appleton

Get wrapped up and take a stroll around the lights! Absolutely brilliant for kids and adults. Beautiful illuminated flowers, tinkerbell, mushrooms and dragons to name a few!

Samantha D