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Brick fans, start your engines! The Great LEGO® Race opening March 23

Put the pedal to the plastic when The Great LEGO® Race opens Friday, March 23 at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort! The exciting new attraction combines roller coaster thrills with virtual reality (VR) technology for a rollicking race against LEGO minifigures.

It’s the first VR roller coaster experience designed for kids and represents the first time the LEGO brand and minifigures have been integrated with VR technology in a theme park attraction.

The Great LEGO Race

A bold new entrance portal will welcome guests to The Great LEGO Race when it opens in the theme park’s LEGO Technic area Friday, March 23.

With animated action taking place on the ground and in the air, the wild and wacky race pits guests against a pirate, wizard, surfer and pharaoh as they steer LEGO-built vehicles like a rocket-powered windsurfing rig, a stylish scooter fueled by espresso and an ornately canopied bed (called a “litter”) carried by mummy servants.

Wearing optional VR headsets, riders will experience the action from every direction while riding the roller coaster — up, down, forward, backward and all points in between — in a dazzling environment where everything is made of LEGO bricks.

The Great LEGO Race

During The Great LEGO Race, guests wearing optional virtual reality headsets will experience the animated action from every direction while riding the roller coaster.

In November, reporters received a sneak preview of the 360-degree adventure during the annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) trade show in Orlando. Here’s what one had to say:

Fans can experience a similar preview of the VR adventure with MackMedia’s Coastiality mobile app, available for iOS, Android and Oculus devices from the App Store, Google Play and the Oculus Store. It’s free to download and can be enjoyed with or without a VR headset.

Who can ride?

  • Under 42 inches (1.06m): Not tall enough to ride yet! Check out other exciting attractions like AQUAZONE® Wave Racers, Technicycle, Kid Power Towers, The Dragon and LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride.
  • 42-47 inches (1.06m-1.19m): Can ride without the VR headset when accompanied by a responsible rider 14 years or older and at least 48 inches tall (1.21m), who must ride without the VR headset to supervise his or her companion.
  • 48 inches (1.21m) and above: Can ride with or without the VR headset if he or she is alone. If he or she is supervising a companion rider 42-47 inches (1.06m-1.19m), both riders cannot wear the VR headset.
  • The VR headset is recommended for children ages 6 and up with a minimum height of 48 inches (1.21m).
  • Guests in wheelchairs must be able to transfer to the ride vehicle with assistance from a member of their party. While LEGOLAND Model Citizens are happy to assist, they are not permitted to lift guests into or out of a ride vehicle.

Can guests ride the roller coaster without wearing the VR headset?

  • Yes. A guest 48 inches (1.21m) or taller can ride with or without the VR headset if he or she is alone. If he or she is supervising a companion rider 42-47 inches (1.06m-1.19m), both riders cannot wear the VR headset.

Will the VR headsets be cleaned between each guest?

  • Model Citizens will wipe each headset clean with a sanitizing pad after each use. Headsets will be inspected regularly and replaced as necessary.

For the first time ever, LEGOLAND Florida guests will enjoy freshly made funnel cakes when Funnel Cake Factory opens this spring next to The Great LEGO Race.

Coming soon: Funnel Cake Factory

After crossing the finish line on The Great LEGO Race, guests can switch gears and enjoy an all-new treat at Funnel Cake Factory, which will open this spring just steps away from the roller coaster in the theme park’s LEGO Technic area. The highly themed pit stop will offer freshly made-to-order funnel cakes with toppings including fresh fruit, powdered sugar and soft-serve ice cream.

 

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Inside the Ninja Market

Join us for LEGO NINJAGO Days January 20-21, 27-28 and February 3-4! One of the sweetest (pun-intended) surprises includes the Ninja Market, located inside Market Restaurant in the beginning of the park. A variety of kid-themed sushi, trail mix and sweets are exactly what ever little ninja needs to refuel!

See what’s on the menu!

  • Kid Candy Sushi
  • Ham & Cheese Sandwich Sushi
  • Chocolate-Dipped Fortune Cookies
  • Ninja Trail Mix

For more information about LEGO NINJAGO Days, visit here.

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DISCOVER SOMETHING NEW: Coca-Cola Freestyle® now available

You asked, and we made it happen — refillable souvenir cups are now available! Visit one of our four Coca-Cola Freestyle® stations and stay hydrated all day long!

There are more than 100 beverage choices inside each station, including vitaminwater and Powerade, so choose freely!

Refresh and Refill stations are located in The Beginning across from Market Restaurant, outside LEGO® NINJAGO® World, inside Land of Adventure and at Beach-n-Brick Grill inside the water park.



Souvenir cups are $13.99 plus tax and include unlimited refills that day! Bring your cup back on another day and enjoy all-day beverages for just $5.99 plus tax. The more cups you buy, the more you save — two cups are $12.99 each plus tax and three or more are $10.99 plus tax!

Qualifying Annual Pass Members receive a 10 percent discount — get yours today!

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Weekend plans? Check out LEGOLAND® Knight Lights this Saturday and Sunday!

Visit us this weekend for a jam-packed schedule of “knightly” fun and opportunities to meet exclusive characters at LEGOLAND® Knight Lights — included with theme park admission!

Become a prince, princess or your very own kind of hero at The King’s Market, located inside LEGO® Kingdoms! Pick up pretend swords, light-up wands and pirate hats before spotting your favorite character and posing for a photo!

Here’s who you can meet and where you can meet them:

Where?
Pirates’ Cove

Who?

  • NEW! LEGO Jester, at 3, 4, 5, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Lance of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS™, at 3:30, 4:30, 5:30 and 7 p.m.

Where?
Near Merlin’s Challenge

Who?
The Good Knight, at 2:30, 3:30, 5, 6 and 7 p.m.

Where?
Across from Castle Burger

Who?
Jesters Winston and Patsy, at 3, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Keep an eye out — and up — for Archie and Arrolyn, our towering stilt walkers roaming between Land of Adventure and LEGO Kingdoms!

Watch to see who you won’t want to miss!

 

FUN FACT: Queen Mary’s favorite ice cream flavor is black cherry and she’s agreed to share it with you during LEGOLAND Knight Lights! Enjoy the royal treat exclusively at the all-new Kingdom Cones!

LEGOLAND Knight Lights continues every Saturday and Sunday through July, and is exclusive to LEGOLAND Florida Resort. The free event guide lists all the fun.

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Picky eater? Food allergies? Dietary restrictions? We’ll take care of you!

At LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, we offer a tasty variety of food and beverages for everyone, with all-you-care-to-enjoy buffets, quick-service dining and outdoor carts serving treats like popcorn, ice cream, sodas and bottled water.

If you’re in search of specific kinds of food or gluten-free and vegetarian offerings, look no further than the free park maps available throughout the resort. Under “Time to Eat” on the back is a comprehensive guide to what’s served where. Maps are available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

All our food and beverage locations now have binders with ingredients of every menu item, to help guests manage any food allergies or dietary restrictions. This includes restaurants and outdoor carts.

Meanwhile, our chefs are always happy to discuss any dietary needs with guests during their visit, and we have an online guide that can answer many questions before you arrive.

Need more information or can’t find an answer to your questions? Email us at LLF-Food@LEGOLAND.com.

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NEW! Kingdom Cones offers ice cream fans a whole new fleet of flavors at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

Hear ye! Hear ye!

Be it known throughout the realm that kings, queens, peasants, princesses, knights and knaves can enjoy a delicious new treat in LEGO® Kingdoms at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

This morning, Kingdom Cones opened next to The Forestman’s Hideout, offering an all-new, quick-service ice cream location for our guests. And there was much rejoicing.

The menu features soft-serve chocolate and vanilla ice cream served in tasty waffle cones, plus a “swirl” combination of both great flavors. But that’s not all!

There’s more, you ask? Hold thy horses!

Guests can add up to two “flavor bursts” to each cone, including cotton candy, strawberry, blue raspberry, mocha cappuccino, cheesecake, caramel, tropical orange and black cherry.

Everything is indeed awesome.

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Don’t let Mother Nature spoil the fun!

Raindrops? Too hot? LEGOLAND® Florida Resort offers lots of things to enjoy whatever the weather.

Where to stay cool and dry: Indoor, air-conditioned experiences include LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride, Lost Kingdom Adventure, Imagination Zone, DUPLO® Farm, the “4D” movies that play in the Wells Fargo Fun Town Theater and the “Friends to the Rescue” stage show in Heartlake City.

Guests also can cool off at many dining locations with large, indoor seating areas, such as Market Restaurant, LEGO City Burger Kitchen, Firehouse Ice Cream, Fried Chicken Co., Panini Grill and the Fun Town Pizza & Pasta Buffet, or with one of the icy treats at Fun Town Slushies.

Indoor shopping locations include The Big Shop, Minifigure Market, Heartlake Mall, Wu’s Warehouse, LEGO Studio Store and LEGO Factory Experience and Store. Rain ponchos and umbrellas are available at most retail outlets.

Where to get wet: Besides all the attractions at LEGOLAND Water Park, kids can get wet at DUPLO Splash & Play and Cragger’s Swamp, and The Quest for CHI boat ride offers guests lots of watery fun. Proper attire is required at all times.

Stay hydrated: Whatever the weather, remember to stay hydrated! Drinking fountains, Coca-Cola® beverages and bottled water are available throughout the resort.

Wear sunscreen: Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a good reason — we have lots of it all year long! (We’ve even got solar panels in our parking lot!) A variety of sun protection products by Banana Boat are sold at locations throughout the resort.

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LEGOLAND® Water Park kicks off 2017 season Saturday, March 11

Time to get your sunglasses and flip flops out! LEGOLAND® Water Park at LEGOLAND Florida Resort opens for the 2017 season on Saturday, March 11.

Bring your creations to life at Build-a-Raft River with soft, floating LEGO® bricks, hang out on the island at the LEGO Wave Pool, and get splashed BIG time by our huge, 300-gallon bucket at Joker Soaker. And the fun doesn’t stop building there! Visit Build-A-Boat to customize a LEGO boat hull and race it down the fast-flowing river in the new Creative Cove area.

LEGOLAND Water Park has lots of amenities to make your day easier. Stop by the Surf Shop on your way in to pick up any last-minute necessities such as:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Flip flops
  • Stylish swimsuits
  • Awesome LEGOLAND Florida towels, and much more!

While you’re there, you can reserve a locker for the day or even rent your very own cabana with personalized food and beverage service.

Ice Cream Hut

Creative Cove features expanded dining options, including ice cream and mini burritos.

Hungry? There are two restaurants to choose from when you need yummy food to fuel more fun. Beach N’ Brick is located at the front of LEGOLAND Water Park, underneath the giant pavilion, so you can enjoy multiple food and beverage options under the shade. You can also grab tasty burritos next to the LEGO Wave Pool at Waveside Burrito. If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, visit our novelty Ice Cream Hut directly across from Build-A-Boat.

 

Buy your tickets online and save! One- and two-day combo tickets are available that include admission to our theme park and LEGOLAND Water Park. Otherwise, LEGOLAND Water Park admission is a $20 per-ticket, per-day upgrade from a theme-park-only ticket, and $3 per toddler (ages 1-2). Or get an annual pass and come back again and again! Please note that admission to LEGOLAND Water Park is not sold separately; all water park tickets include theme park admission.

Enjoy an extra day of fun at LEGOLAND Water Park on Sunday, Nov. 1.

LEGOLAND Water Park will be open most days from March 11 through Oct. 1 — but not every day — so be sure to check our operating calendar before planning a visit.

Surf’s up!

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Say cheese! Pepper & Roni’s Pizza Stop opens today at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

Awesome things are happening every day at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, and today is especially pizza-rific since we’re introducing a brand-new quick-service restaurant, Pepper & Roni’s Pizza Stop!

Located next door to our famous Market Restaurant, Pepper & Roni’s offers a delicious menu of personal pizzas made for guests on the go, plus sides, desserts and drinks. It’s also the new home of our beloved pizza chef LEGO model, who beckons guests to come grab one of our hot and tasty pizzas.

Menu items include:

  • Cheese, pepperoni and veggie personal pizzas
  • Side salads
  • Desserts
  • Bottled soda, bottled water and bottled coffee drinks

Just one day after the grand opening of LEGO® NINJAGO® World, Pepper & Roni have opened their doors to feed all the new ninja. After all, ninja can’t defeat the bad guys on an empty stomach!

Meanwhile, over in Fun Town, our popular Pizza & Pasta Buffet remains open for guests who wish to enjoy an all-you-care-to-enjoy menu of several different pizza varieties and salads.

Stop in today!

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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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