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Essen Motor Show 2026

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Essen Motor Show 2026

EMS, also known as Essen Motor Show. 8 halls, with an exhibition space of no less than 100,000 m2. It is the largest and most important presentation show for tuning, motor sports, sports cars, classic cars and motorcycles. Every year, around 500 exhibitors come to the Essen Motor Show to present their dream car range to car enthusiasts.

During the Essen Motor Show, classic car enthusiasts can enjoy the classic cars in the Classic & Prestige Salon. A large show program with a party, its own motorsport area and the motorsport arena for a live driving demonstration has been provided at the fair. There is also a range of services that is unique in Europe with its five themed sectors: Tuning, Motorsport, Motorcycles, Sporting Series Automobile and Classic Cars. At the Essen Motor Show there is also the opportunity to buy vintage cars and other vehicles.

Opening hours Essen Motor Show 2026

The Essen Motor Show takes place every year in December and lasts 9 days + 1 preview day. The event starts in the morning on these days and ends in the early evening. Due to these extended opening hours you have enough time to enjoy all the beauty that the Essen Motor Show has to offer.

Essen Motor Show 2026 entrance fees

For an entrance ticket for 1 day you will lose between 15 and 20 euros per person. Are you a child or do you have children under 16? Then you will receive a discount. A ticket costs between 10 and 15 euros. In addition, you are also cheaper when you buy tickets for several days.

Parking at the Essen Motor Show 2026

If you come by car, you can park it in one of 12,000 parking spaces. A parking ticket for this costs 10 euros. You should pay attention to the low emission zone in the Ruhr district upon arrival. As a result, you will have to drive an alternative route. How to drive this route can be found on the Essen Motor Show site.

Make it a trip!

Essen Motor Show lasts 9 days. It is therefore not recommended to drive up and down every day when you do not live nearby. So choose to make a trip out of Essen Motor Show. This is the ideal opportunity not only to see all the beauty of the Motor Show, but also to view the fantastic area around Essen. On the Essen Motor Show site you can find more information about staying at the Essen Motor Show, and you can find suggested accommodations.