Fright Nights 2021

For two terrifying decades, FRIGHT NIGHTS has prayed on your darkest FEARS and NIGHTMARES spewing HORRIFIC creatures from their CRUEL domain to take over THORPE PARK Resort. Be sure to brace yourself as the UK’s premier award-winning Halloween event returns this autumn for a FEARFUL celebration! 

Fright Night dates: 

8th, 9th and 10th October, every day from 15th – 31st October 2021.

Fright Night packages include:

  • An overnight stay in the Thorpe Shark Cabin or a nearby hotel.

  • Entry into Thorpe Park Resort.

  • A delicious breakfast.

  • Free car parking for Shark Cabin Guests. 

Entry information:

  • If you have booked under a bed & breakfast package your Theme Park tickets will not be included, please purchase Theme Park before arriving at the Resort. 

  • If you have booked using a Merlin Annual or Season Pass, please see the restrictions below on Theme Park entry, alternately, please refer to your pass terms and conditions on date restrictions. 

Fright Night FAQs:

  • Do THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get entry to FRIGHT NIGHTS ?    

    Yes, if your hotel stay falls on any of the event dates, be aware FRIGHT NIGHTS is not running on 11th – 14th October – these are standard operating dates.

  • Do THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get free Fastrack?  

    Yes, all THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get unlimited ride Fastrack between 10am – 11am on the second day of your stay – just show your hotel wristband at the entrance. Please note, scare mazes are not open during these hours.

  • Do THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get exclusive Black Mirror Labyrinth access?

    Yes, all THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get exclusive access between 10am – 11am on the second day of their stay – just show your hotel wristband at the entrance.

  • Do THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get free access to scare mazes?

    Yes, free unlimited access is available on the second day of your stay between the hours of 3pm – 4pm only - just show your hotel wristband at the entrance. Note: you will experience a wait at each maze, therefore we cannot guarantee access to all three attractions – pick your favorite first!

  • Do THORPE SHARK Cabins guests get discounted scare maze tickets?

  • If you would like to experience our scare mazes beyond the free access hours you can buy the ‘Terrifying Trio’ package for £24 – saving 20%. Note: discount is not available on individual tickets (£10 each). 

  • Tickets for the Scare Mazes can be purchased here.

Merlin Annual Pass:

Standard Annual Pass:

  • Merlin Standard Annual Passes have the following exclusion dates: 31st July, plus Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in August and all FRIGHT NIGHTS dates. 

Premium Annual Pass Holders:

  • If you're a Premium Merlin Annual Pass holder you can enter subject to capacity or alternatively can purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee entry.

Discovery Pass Holders: 

  • Discovery Pass Holders are not entitled to discount on our Shortbreak Packages. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance of arrival.

 Gold Pass Holders: 

  • Gold Pass Holders are entitled to discount on accommodation., please visit Merlin Holiday Club for booking and information.

  • Please note the 23rd, 30th and 31st October and restricted dates, therefore, additional tickets will need to be purchased through the Merlin Annual Pass website. 

Platinum Pass

  • There are currently no restrictions on our Platinum Pass. 

 Important Information:

  • Please note that this event may be too intense for young children and is not recommended for anyone under the age of 13.

  • If you're visiting Thorpe Park for the day, restrictions apply for Merlin Annual and Season Pass Holders, we highly recommend visiting our day visitor Help Centre.

  • For more information on our Frights Nights or to book, please visit our Fright Night page