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The NEC Elves have arrived in town to celebrate a packed programme of festive events for families to enjoy this Christmas.

Thrill-seeking Elves can rev up their engines and test out the indoor dirt-bike track with Motorcycle Live or check out the indoor rides and ice-skating at Winter Funland. Film-buff Elves can check out The Luna Drive-In Winter Cinema packed with Christmas favourites.

Shopaholic Elves can head to the Toy Collectors Fair to stock up on collectables post-Christmas, while Foodie Elves can check out the BBC Good Food Show.

BBC Good Food Show Winter (24-27 November)

Join us for the ultimate festive foodie day out! The show will be packed full of your favourite TV chefs, returning popular stages including the Festive Kitchen and Get Baking Stage!, 100’s of producers to taste, try and buy from and so much more.
Get inspired to create your very own festive show-stopping recipes as you watch your culinary heroes cook up delicious festive dishes live on stage in the Big Kitchen! Grab your tickets to see favourites including James Martin, Nadiya Hussain, Michel Roux, Ainsley Harriott, John Torode and Lisa Faulkner, with many more still to be announced.

Motorcycle Live in association with Bikesure (19-27 November)

The UK’s largest motorcycle show will return to the NEC this November. A central meeting point for all biking enthusiasts, the show will place you firmly in the middle of all things biking, with expertise on hand across all aspects of riding.
With many opportunities to ride across dedicated feature areas for riders of all ages, and hundreds of chances to try bikes for size and get a feel for what’s right for you, there’s nowhere else in the country where you’re so spoilt for choice with products, services, and expert advice. Whether you’ve got the bug yourself, or a friend or family member is new to, returning to, or never left biking then put Motorcycle Live in your diary for 2022 for a fantastic day out.

The Luna Drive In Winter Cinema (1-22 December)

Fasten your seatbelts…the Luna Drive-In Winter Cinema returns to NEC, Birmingham this December! Park up under the stars and enjoy your favourite festive movie on the big screen, from the comfort of your own car.

Featuring just about every heart-warming, chestnut-roasting, cheesy Christmas classic there is from Elf to Home Alone, Love Actually and The Holiday, there’s something for everyone!

With special in-car speaker boxes for that perfect sound, (bye bye flat batteries!) delicious Christmas themed food and drink, and a stunning festive setting (think twinkly lights and snow dusted trees!) this is one cinematic experience you don’t want to miss.

Christmas Party World 2021 (25 Nov - 23 December)

Over the past 9 years Christmas Party World at The NEC has become the go-to destination for the ultimate Christmas party experience. Join us with friends, family or colleagues for an incredible evening you won’t forget. For Christmas 2022, we present ASPEN Rocks!... The NEC will be transformed into a spectacular snowy alpine village with a bustling double-storey ski lodge, log cabin bars and frosted pine trees, featuring a professional cast of aerial performers and dancers. A night of high-octane entertainment, delicious food and drink, all set within the beautifully themed venue. Perfect for a company Christmas party or a special night out with friends. Tables of 8 and upwards.

Winter Funland (10 December-2 January)

Officially the largest indoor funfair in the UK, boasting a gigantic ice-skating rink, a traditional circus, Santa's grotto, a craft arena and a full-sized fairground made up of more than 40 rides, this magical destination is set to make Christmas 2022 one to remember.
This Christmas extravaganza will feature a mouth watering festive food and drink market to tantalise your taste buds in preparation for your big Christmas day feast. As well as this, visitors will witness mischievous Christmas elves popping up all over the venue, and kids will even get the chance to meet with the star of the show, Father Christmas himself, at Santa’s Grotto. This all-inclusive, four-hour experience is a super-value event, with everything being included in one, very nicely priced ticket!

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