Monthly Archives: July 2016

Your last chance to stay up late at LEGOLAND® Night Lights is this weekend

Don’t let summer come to an end without staying up past your bedtime at the only place #BuiltForKids! There’s still time to enjoy fireworks, dance parties and all the other exciting summertime fun with our new event, LEGOLAND Night Lights!

LEGOLAND Night LightsFinal dates for the Lightiest Nightiest Nights of All take place this Saturday and Sunday!

Here’s what’s happening:

  • Meet LEGO® NINJAGO™ Kai and Nya along with NEXO KNIGTS™ Lance
  • Dance and sing with your favorite BFFs in “Olivia’s Night Light Extravaganza”
  • Find all the LEGO stars for a chance to win a sweet prize
  • Light up the night with a spectacular fireworks show

…and more! And it’s all included with regular park admission.

LEGOLAND Night Lights

Visit our events page for show and activity times!


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Built for safety, local firefighters celebrate the arrival of new fire engines

On this #FirefighterFriday, the Winter Haven Fire Department stopped by the LEGOLAND Hotel to capture a colorful photo of its brand new, custom designed pumper.  The firefighters were all smiles as they posed in front of the new truck which they say is sure to improve service and increase safety for the firefighters.

Chris Humphrey, Assistant Fire Chief of Winter Haven Fire Department tells us the hotel was the perfect backdrop as they prepare to share this great news with the local community. “When you ask firefighters which toys were their favorite as a kid, most will pick firetrucks and LEGO.  How fortunate we are to have both of our favorites in our backyard.  We are very excited to present our new apparatus at LEGOLAND Florida Resort.”


Winter Haven Fire Department captures a colorful photo of their new fire engine at the LEGOLAND Hotel.

The new truck will replace two pumpers that have been in service for 18 years.  They can pump 1,250 gallons per minute and carry 500 gallons of water!  Firefighters tell us they are most excited about the new look and spacious feel of the new engines.

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Park-wide star search and giant LEGO® mural build add to the celebration at LEGOLAND® Night Lights

Your chance to win a special prize pack is just a LEGO® brick away! Pick up a special scavenger hunt form from Pick-A-Brick Factory Store or Imagination Zone and search the park for fallen stars.

Here are a few tips for your search:

  1. Three stars are located where five of our favorite friends call home.
  2. Search kingdoms for five fallen stars, but be careful, one of these is guarded by a dragon.
  3. The buildings of MINILAND USA are great landing spots for stars to fall. Five stars to be exact.
  4. 25 total stars need your help making their way back into the sky!

2016.06.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_STARSEARCH_0005See if you can capture them all and make your way over next to Lakeside Sandwich to build a LEGO masterpiece alongside Master Model Builders! Start building at 4 p.m. until the lightiest mural to ever appear is completed!

Don’t miss your chance to light up the night with us! Only two weekends left of LEGOLAND Night Lights!


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Taste the possibilities at Firehouse Ice Cream

Since signed into law by presidential proclamation in 1984, Americans have celebrated National Ice Cream Month every July and National Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday in July. (That’s July 17 this year.)

This year, why not celebrate with a scoop, cup, cone or sundae at one of the many locations serving ice cream at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort?

The awesome new Firehouse Ice Cream in LEGO City has a terrific menu of delicious choices, including eight flavors of Breyers ice cream, 15 different toppings and four sauces, plus two signature sundaes. Yum!

2015.06.26_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_HEATLAKE_0152The ultimate indulgence, the Rescue Squad Sundae, is made with a choice of a chocolate chip cookie or brownie, four scoops of ice cream, two sauces, two toppings, whipped cream and served in a souvenir bowl.

That got us thinking — how many different ways are there to create that sundae? To figure out the total number of possibilities, we turned to our resident math whiz and number cruncher, Ken. Here’s the answer:RescueSquadSundaeInfographicB

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Pokémon spotted at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

The tremendously popular new app Pokémon GO has kids seeking to “catch ‘em all” all across our resort!  Guests are welcome to play during their visit, but we’ve issued a few ground rules to ensure a safe search.


Pokémon caught posing with Emmet and Wyldstyle.

Rules for a safe Pokémon GO quest at LEGOLAND Florida Resort:

  • Even a Pokémon Master must stay within guest areas. Please don’t climb any fences or follow any Pokémon into employee-only areas.
  • No catch is worth sacrificing your safety. All play must pause throughout the duration of your ride until you exit the ride.
  • Be sure not to bump into one of our more than 28,000 LEGO® models – that could hurt!
  • With more than 100 Pokémon to catch, be sure to stay hydrated.
  • If you find a Pokémon at the Fun Town Pizza Pasta Buffet, let the nearest Model Citizen know, we prefer pepperoni over Poké Balls.
  • If hours of play have unleashed the power of your phone, recharge in the Imagination Zone.
  • If your wild encounter leads you to Wyldstyle, keep in mind she may need to stop for a selfie with another guest before you can make your catch.
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Olivia, Mia, Emma, Stephanie and Andrea shine in the spotlight during LEGOLAND® Night Lights with a brand-new show

2016.06.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_HEARTLAKE_0002Help Olivia throw a special dance party in honor of our new summer event,  LEGOLAND® Night Lights! All her friends are there, too!

“Olivia’s Night Light Extravaganza” takes place in Heartlake Hall at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for the nightiest lightiest performance of all!

2016.06.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_HEARTLAKE_0004Dance and sing along as The LEGO® Friends work against the odds to deliver a rockin’ time!

Your favorite BFF’s are hosting “Friends to the Rescue” at 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

All LEGOLAND Night Lights activities and shows are included with park admission!


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Florida kids go FREE this summer with exclusive LEGOLAND® Florida offer

2012.02.07_LEGOLAND_ADSHOOT_130This summer, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is inviting kids throughout the state to visit for FREE! That’s right — the awesome vacation destination #BuiltForKids has rolled out an exclusive, limited-time offer just for kids. Florida residents who buy a full-price, single-day adult ticket to LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and LEGOLAND Water Park get a kid’s ticket absolutely free.

Offer details:

  • This offer is available online only at now through Sunday, July 31, 2016.
  • Tickets are valid for visits through Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.
  • A maximum of three (3) free kids’ tickets can be redeemed per transaction.
  • Florida residency is required and will be verified with the credit card billing ZIP code.

2016.03.11_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_BUILDABOAT_001Come see all the brick-tacular fun at the place where #AwesomeAwaits! We’ve debuted two brand-new 4D movies, a fun new water park attraction, new models in MINILAND USA and lots of hands-on LEGO building activities inside the newly re-imagined Imagination Zone. Plus, our exclusive LEGOLAND Night Lights event continues every weekend through July — no extra ticket required!

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Merlin’s Magic Wand unveils latest ‘Magic Spaces’ project at Orlando facility for kids and families

Merlin's Magic WandMerlin’s Magic Wand, the global charity run by the parent company of LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, recently helped put some magic into the lives of kids who need it most.

Three therapy rooms at The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families near downtown Orlando, Fla., were given magical makeovers as part of the Merlin’s Magic Spaces initiative, turning the formerly ordinary spaces into extraordinary examples of Merlin Entertainments’ creativity and compassion.


LEGOLAND1The whimsical new décor was inspired by Merlin’s Central Florida attractions — LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE Aquarium — and created in collaboration with Merlin Magic Making, Edd Musgrove Creative and Attraction & Entertainment Solutions.

The rooms are used for therapy and other services offered at the center, which helps kids and families who face overwhelming challenges like child abuse, developmental disabilities and lack of access to medical care.

Merlin's Magic Spaces“These rooms have been dramatically transformed into magical, inviting spaces to the delight of the children and families we serve,” said Marie Martinez, operations manager at The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families. “Our therapists have been using these rooms for about three weeks now and everyone just loves them.”

Madame TussaudsFor more information about Merlin’s Magic Wand efforts in the United States, visit, or follow its social media channels at (hashtag #MMWUSA) and

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Two skilled members of the WU-CRU and one shiny knight want to meet YOU during LEGOLAND® Night Lights

Wanna meet a ninja? How about two?

2016.06.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_NINJAGO_0013Kai and Nya of LEGO® NINJAGO™ show off their martial arts moves every Saturday and Sunday through July during LEGOLAND® Night Lights, the awesome new summertime event taking place exclusively at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. Come meet the brother-and-sister warriors!

For dashing Lance Richmond of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS™, looking less than perfect in pictures is his least favorite thing, so bring your best smile for photos with this charming guy. Lance’s coolness level makes for an awesome snapshot during “The Lightiest Nightiest Nights of All.”

2016.06.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_NINJAGO_0005Kai, Nya and Lance are available from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at an indoor meet-and-greet location next to Lakeside Sandwich Co. during each date of LEGOLAND Night Lights.

Over at the Wells Fargo Fun Town Theater, you can catch Lance and the other Knighton heroes daily in “LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS: The Book of Creativity,” an all-new, theatrical attraction that combines stunning 3D computer animation with “4D”  effects like wind, water and fog in an action-packed adventure against Jestro and the Book of Monsters.

At 9 p.m., be sure to visit Pirates’ Cove for our spectacular, brick-tacular LEGO NINJAGO fireworks show over Lake Eloise to end the night.

All the fun of LEGOLAND Night Lights is included with park admission – no extra ticket required!


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LEGOLAND® Night Lights fun continues every weekend through July

All the summertime fun of our new event, LEGOLAND® Night Lights, continues every Saturday and Sunday through July. Take a look:

For a complete list of everything happening exclusively at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, pick up a free event guide on your way into the theme park.


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