Luna drive-in cinema returns to the NEC with the best Christmas movies

Snuggle up and and enjoy the best Christmas films with friends and family underneath the twinkling stars

Luna Cinema at the NEC

The magic of cinema is returning to the NEC for Christmas - with its biggest season yet.

Love Actually, Home Alone and Elf are all on the bill - along with a host of other festive favourites and some great kids films too.

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For those seeking an evening of movie magic, the Luna drive-in experience is second to none and features a bespoke in-car wireless speaker system, so the people of Birmingham can hear the film in amazing full frequency, cinematic quality digital sound.

It’s in town from December 3 to 22 - and you can book tickets now. Last year sold out so you may want to book your space early (details below).


What’s on at Luna Cinema at the NEC this December?

As expected from the UK’s largest producer of outdoor cinema, the winter programme promises to encapsulate the magic of Christmas cinema with a fantastic screening selection that is sure to provide some welcome holiday cheer.

Audiences can expect all the festive classics, including Love Actually, Home Alone, It’s A Wonderful Life, The Holiday and Elf, as well as more recent favourites such as Frozen and Last Christmas.

For younger film fans there are special screenings of “The Gruffalo”, “Stick Man”, “Zog” and “The Snail and the Whale” as well as the iconic “The Snowman” returning to the big screen this Winter!

Luna drive-in cinema returns to the NEC

How does the Luna Cinema experience work?

With the bespoke in-car wireless speaker system technology, there is no need to have the car radio running and risk draining the battery, so you can truly tune into the Yuletide magic without any distractions.

Is there any food and drink available?

Fancy a warm cup of cocoa, or a delicious mug of mulled wine? The Luna Drive-In Cinema has everything you can wish for to ditch the ‘bah humbugs’ and to get into the Christmas spirit. You can even treat yourself to a limited-edition Festive Box, which contains sweet treats such as candy canes, chocolate coins, mince pies and popcorn.

Luna Cinema’s “exclusive ice cream partner” Häagen-Dazs will be elevating joy this winter season offering a selection of luxury ice creams to provide a touch of extraordinary indulgence - the perfect pairing for a complete cinematic experience!

What’s more, guests can either pre-order with tickets, or order on the night from the comfort of your car.

So, dust off your Christmas jumper and Santa hat, as it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Food and drink available at Luna drive-in cinema

How do I get tickets?

Tickets are available to purchase from today, with the season running from the 3rd to 22nd of December. To book a car at a drive-in screening, tickets start from £32.50 (including booking fees). For more information and to purchase tickets please visit:

Are there any recommendations from the Luna Cinema managers?

George Wood, founder of The Luna Cinema, says: “We couldn’t be more excited by this year’s winter season - there’s quite simply nothing like watching your favourite festive film to bring on that Christmas feeling. For me, I always say that it doesn’t feel like Christmas until I’ve watched Home Alone!

“This year we will be bringing every Christmas classic to the Luna big screen in both drive-in and our indoor themed settings. With great food and drink, stunning themed backdrops and all of our festive favourites, it promises to be our biggest and best winter season ever.

“After last year, when we were all apart at this time of year, we can’t wait to see people coming together over a screening of their favourite festive film.”

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