You might have noticed an eerie-looking tent pop up in Birmingham city centre this weekend with queues of people ‘just dying’ to get in. But what is it and why the fuss?

Well, it’s Fanta’s Twisted Carnival and it’s in the city right up until and including Halloween day itself!

Fanta is bringing its Twisted Carnival to Birmingham's Bullring and Grand CentralThe Coca Cola Company
Fanta brings its Twisted Carnival to Birmingham’s Bullring and Grand Central

The spooky immersive attraction opened at the Bullring yesterday (Saturday 27th October)  and will be in place until Wednesday 31st October.

It’s located just outside the Bullring near the iconic bull, and you can’t miss it with its bright orange ‘grunge’ theme to get you in the Halloween mood.

The Carnival Caller at Fanta's Twisted CarnivalThe Coca Cola Company
The Carnival Caller at Fanta’s Twisted Carnival

Visitors looking for an eerie thrill can buy tickets on the day they visit in order to access the carnival marquee, which is expected to challenge all who dare to enter with various interactive exhibition rooms full of Halloween frights and delights.

The experience is being hosted by a number of spooky characters, who are showing visitors around the attraction’s eerie exhibits; including the Master of Ceremonies, the Carnival Caller and Jack’s Widow.

Soft drink brand Fanta – owned by the Coca-Cola Company – has brought the attraction to Birmingham as part of a tour that takes in shopping centres at four locations.

The Twisted Carnival tent is situated in the Bullring and Grand CentralAdam Yosef
The Twisted Carnival tent is situated in the Bullring and Grand Central
The Master of Ceremonies at Fanta's Twisted CarnivalThe Coca Cola Company
The Master of Ceremonies at Fanta’s Twisted Carnival

Ahead of its arrival in Brum, Fanta GB marketing manager Rosalind Brown said: “We’re so excited to be taking our Twisted Carnival to Birmingham.

“She’s one of many thrilling characters and experiences at the attraction, which will cross between the physical and virtual world to create a one-of-a-kind immersive, spooky experience.”

“Halloween is an exciting time of year, so we want to bring a thrilling new experience to hard shock Brummies.”

The carnival coincides with Fanta releasing two new flavours, Blood Orange Zero and Pink Grapefruit Zero, which will be launched in time for Halloween and feature ghoulish graphics by renowned artist Noma Bar.

No kids allowed, so just how scary is Fanta's Twisted Carnival?Adam Yosef
No kids allowed, so just how scary is Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Everything you need to know about Twisted Carnival

What is Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival is a fun Halloween experience where fans will be thrilled and terrified at the same time. You’ll be guided through our carnival tent where you’ll meet a series of creepy characters and take part in a thrilling immersive experience.

Where will Fanta’s Twisted Carnival be held?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival is travelling across Great Britain, kicking off in Thorpe Park Resort, followed by Westfield London White City, Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham and finally, Liverpool ONE. We hope you can join us…

When can I visit Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival will be at the Bullring & Grand Central in Birmingham city centre between 27th-31st October at 10am-8pm (Mon-Sat), 11am-5pm (Sun).

How do I get tickets for Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival is free and you don’t need a ticket. But we recommend getting there early to avoid disappointment.

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Jack’s Widow at Fanta’s Twisted Carnival

I am under 16 years old, can I go?

Sorry, but no. Fanta’s Twisted Carnival is open to those aged 16 or older. And all Twisted Carnival guests will need to sign a waiver and agree to the terms and conditions.

For more information, please speak to a member of the onsite team. Or take a look at our terms and conditions.

Is it scary?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival is designed to be frightening and contains images of a horror-film nature. These include 4D effects with sensory elements.

Is there parking?

There’s no parking at Fanta’s Twisted Carnival tent. Please check with specific venue locations for the closest parking spaces.

Is there anywhere I can leave my bags?

Unfortunately, no. There are no storage facilitates at Fanta’s Twisted Carnival.

The Twisted Circus is being promoted as an "immersive" experience Adam Yosef
The Twisted Circus is being promoted as an “immersive” experience

Is there wheelchair access?

Yes – wheelchair access can be found at the main entrance. Please speak to a member of the team when you arrive, they’ll be happy to help.

Is Twisted Carnival indoors?

Fanta’s Twisted Carnival takes place in a waterproof tent, but some queuing may take place in an outdoor location depending on the venue. Please check the weather forecast before you join us.

Can I take photos at the Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Photos are permitted in the on-boarding area only. Photos are not permitted beyond the corridor. Please speak to a member of the onsite team for more details.

Where can you visit Fanta’s Twisted Carnival?

Fanta Twisted Carnival for Halloween 2018 headerThe Coca-Cola Company

6-7 October and 13- 14 October: Thorpe Park, Chertsey
18- 23 October: Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, London
27 October – 1 November: Bullring, Birmingham
3 – 4 November: Liverpool One

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