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FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY: See The KIDZ BOP Kids LIVE in concert and meet them at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, The KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort! KIDZ BOP, the No. 1 music brand for kids, is hitting the road again for the all-new “Best Time Ever” tour. The concert series is kicking off at KIDZ BOP Weekend, an inaugural event exclusive to the place #BuiltForKids.

The KIDZ BOP Kids will perform at the newly renamed KIDZ BOP Stadium inside the theme park on the shore of Lake Eloise. The family-friendly shows will include hit songs from their latest album, “KIDZ BOP 34,” and other pop hits that will get kids and parents dancing along!

A meet-and-greet with The KIDZ BOP Kids — Ahnya, Cooper, Freddy, Isaiah, Julianna and Sierra — will follow each concert.

  • On Friday, April 28, The KIDZ BOP Kids will perform at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., with a meet-and-greet following at 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • On Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, The KIDZ BOP Kids will perform at noon and 4 p.m., with a meet-and-greet following at 1 and 5 p.m.

The KIDZ BOP KidsThe concerts and meet-and-greets will be available to all guests on a first-come/first-served basis. Here’s the event guide, which lists all the fun!

Everything is included with all forms of park admission, so get ready to have the BEST TIME EVER! No extra ticket required! The theme park will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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LEGO® Star Wars™ Days takes kids to a galaxy far, far away May 6-7 & 13-14

The creativity of the LEGO® building system meets the thrilling adventures and beloved characters from “a galaxy far, far away” when LEGO® Star Wars™ Days returns to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort May 6-7 and 13-14.

Authorized by Lucasfilm, this year’s event will double the fun on two weekends — from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. Here’s the event guide, which lists all the fun.

In MINILAND USA, kids can explore some of the most famous scenes from the Star Wars™ saga made out of 1.5 million LEGO bricks, including detailed displays from the desert wastes of Tatooine to the snowy slopes of Hoth, plus giant LEGO models of Darth Vader, Darth Maul and R2-D2.

Kids also can:

  • Create a giant LEGO® Star Wars™ mural, brick by brick
  • Build their own LEGO® Star Wars™ model
  • Search for LEGO droids throughout MINILAND USA
  • Learn tips and tricks from our LEGO Master Model Builders
  • Build the world’s largest LEGO Yoda model
  • Meet LEGO Darth Vader
  • Dress up as their favorite LEGO® Star Wars™ character and participate in our intergalactic costume parade (ages 12 and under)

…and much, much more, including giveaways, fun photo ops, and opportunities to win LEGO® Star Wars™ prizes!

New this year: Are you more rookie or Wookiee? Test your family’s Star Wars™ knowledge and LEGO building skills against other families during a just-for-fun competition!

Guests who purchase at least $30 of LEGO® Star Wars™ products at The Big Shop or LEGO Studio Store will receive a free R3-M2 droid Minifigure with collectible stand, a $5.99 retail value, while supplies last. LEGOLAND annual passholders who purchase $9.99 or more of LEGO® Star Wars™ products will receive a free R2-D2 LEGO set, a $4.99 retail value, while supplies last. Restrictions apply. See a store associate for complete details.

All activities will take place both weekends and are included with all forms of park admission. No extra ticket or Jedi mind tricks required! It’s the only LEGO® Star Wars™ theme park event in Central Florida.

Join us. It is your destiny!

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LEGOLAND® Florida Resort celebrates Autism Awareness Month with ‘Light It Up Blue’ campaign and fundraising efforts

Earlier this week we shared a few of the many ways we’re working to make our resort more enjoyable for guests on the autism spectrum (“Here’s how we’re making LEGOLAND® Florida Resort a better place for guests with autism spectrum disorders”).

As part of Autism Speaks’ “Light It Up Blue” campaign, which honors April 2’s World Autism Awareness Day, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort lit several of its miniature LEGO® landmarks in blue.

For Autism Awareness Month, which is observed in April, we’re showing our support for the many guests with autism spectrum disorders who visit us from around the world, along with their families and caregivers.

Each year around the world, landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses and homes unite by shining bright blue lights in support of individuals and families affected by autism.

Like we did last year, we’re once again taking part in Autism Speaks“Light It Up Blue” campaign in honor of April 2’s World Autism Awareness Day. Each year, iconic landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses and homes across the globe unite by shining bright blue lights in honor of the millions of individuals and families affected by autism. This year we lit some of the miniature LEGO® landmarks in MINILAND USA in blue.

 

 

 

 

Come build with us during April 22’s Autism Speaks Walk at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

On Saturday, April 22, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will host a hands-on building opportunity for kids during the Autism Speaks Walk at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., and on Saturday, Nov. 11 during the Autism Speaks Walk at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Through a special promotion during Autism Awareness Month, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will contribute $15 of the proceeds from each ticket sold to the North and Central Florida chapter of Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks supporters can purchase print-at-home theme park tickets at a discounted rate of $45 plus tax, a $48 savings off the price of an adult ticket purchased at the resort’s ticket windows. This offer only will be available online through  Autism Speaks from April 1 through May 31, 2017.

 

LEGOLAND Florida Resort will participate in Autism Speaks Walks in Tampa, Fla., on April 22 and in Altamonte Springs, Fla., on Nov. 11.

Like the “we care” value we live by, “Being a Force for Good” is another campaign our parent company conducts around the world to improve and enhance the communities we operate in and the guests we serve.

Our efforts to make LEGOLAND Florida Resort a more enjoyable experience don’t end with the activities and efforts described this week, however. We welcome your feedback on more ways we can ensure that each and every guest who visits us has a truly brick-tastic day, every day.

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LAST CHANCE: Head to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort this weekend for The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days!

NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA LEGO® BATMAN! This Saturday and Sunday is the last chance to catch the crime-fighting vigilante in action and being really awesome at the place #BuiltForKids!

Jam-packed with special activities for every little superhero, The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days requires no extra ticket — costumes welcome!

Meet LEGO Batman, help build a 7-foot-tall LEGO Joker with our Master Model Builders, search the cities of MINILAND USA for a chance to win a LEGO prize and pick up all the latest LEGO Batman sets and products during the last two days of this special event!

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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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LEGO® Batman™ and KIDZ BOP lead awesome lineup of special events at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in 2017

Gotham City’s Caped Crusader kicks off an awesome lineup of special events at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in 2017, promising plenty of fun, fireworks and festivities at the popular vacation destination, including two all-new events.

Here’s what’s happening in 2017, our awesomest year ever:

The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days — March 4-5 & 11-12; new this year!

Super hero. Crime-fighter. Master Builder. LEGO® Batman™ is all of those and so much more. Come meet Gotham City’s Caped Crusader during this celebration of the Warner Bros. feature film, which will include photo ops with the scene-stealing star, a themed scavenger hunt and LEGO® Batman™-inspired LEGO build activities.

KIDZ BOP Weekend — April 28-30; new this year!

The No. 1 music brand for kids will deliver three days of high-energy fun during this inaugural event exclusive to LEGOLAND Florida Resort. Come see The KIDZ Bop Kids live in concert at The KIDZ Bop Theater as part of their 2017 tour, including songs from the forthcoming “KIDZ BOP 34” album and their version of the LEGO NINJAGO® theme song, “The Weekend Whip.”

LEGO® Star Wars™ Days — May 6-7 & 13-14; two weekends this year!

Visit a galaxy far, far away during this Lucasfilm-authorized event, which features some of the most famous scenes from the Star Wars™ saga made out of 1.5 million LEGO bricks in our LEGO® Star Wars™ MINILAND Model Display. Activities will include appearances by costumed Star Wars™ fans, LEGO building activities inspired by Star Wars™ characters, settings and stories, and a Star Wars™-themed costume parade for kids. It’s the only LEGO® Star Wars™ theme park event in Florida!

LEGOLAND Knight Lights — Select dates in July, including Tuesday, July 4

When the sun goes down, the fun goes up during our signature summertime event, exclusive to LEGOLAND Florida Resort! The Good Knight offers extended park hours, uniquely LEGO light displays, opportunities to build alongside our Master Model Builders and meet-and-greet opportunities with one of the heroes of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS™! Plus, enjoy a spectacular themed fireworks show over Lake Eloise to end the night, with a special patriotic show planned for the Fourth of July.

Firefighter Fridays — October 6, 13, 20 and 27

The National Fire Protection Association returns for our annual kickoff of NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week and a month-long celebration of real-life heroes. The event includes fun, educational activities that teach kids the importance of fire safety, plus opportunities to meet firefighters who keep our community safe.

Brick or Treat — Select dates in October

Our annual, all-day Halloween event promises lots of spooky, kooky fun throughout the theme park, including larger-than-life LEGO models, a costume parade, multiple LEGO build activities, trick-or-treating (with lots of candy!), exclusive LEGO character meet-and-greets, a Halloween-themed fireworks show, and much more!

Christmas Bricktacular — Select dates in December

Join us for lots of festive fun throughout the theme park as we celebrate the season with a giant Christmas tree made of thousands of LEGO and DUPLO® bricks, holiday-themed scavenger hunts and LEGO building activities, meet-and-greets with LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier, sparkling lights, beautiful decorations and even the occasional snow flurry! Plus, each date ends with a not-so-silent-night fireworks spectacular choreographed to classic holiday music.

Kids’ New Year’s Eve — Sunday, December 31 only

Ring in the New Year with our one-night-only party built for kids, featuring an exclusive dance party, park-wide LEGO building activities and special entertainment, and an awesome fireworks show that kicks off with the countdown to our giant LEGO “brick drop” — all before midnight!

 

All events are full-day experiences included with all forms of park admission and offer incredible entertainment and great value. No extra ticket required!

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Don’t miss all the fun of Christmas Bricktacular Dec. 24-30 at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Come celebrate the season during our annual holiday party #BuiltForKids — Christmas Bricktacular — which continues daily from Saturday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Dec. 30 (yes, even on Christmas Day).

Christmas Bricktacular

Each night of Christmas Bricktacular, our 30-foot-tree made of thousands of DUPLO and LEGO bricks comes alive in a symphony of color and sound starting at 6 p.m.

It’s an all-day event offering LEGOLAND® guests lots of festive fun throughout the theme park. New this year:

  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus, which takes place daily in DUPLO® Valley at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • Classic holiday songs performed by the LEGO® Brickettes at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in MINILAND USA
  • A holiday-themed stage show staring the LEGO Friends at 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 3 p.m. in Heartlake City

Don’t miss when our huge LEGO Christmas tree comes to life with a beautiful blend of sparkling lights and familiar holiday music starting at 6 p.m. and every 20 minutes after until the park closes.

Christmas Bricktacular

Don’t miss the spectacular, holiday-themed fireworks show that closes every night of Christmas Bricktacular in Pirates’ Cove.

When the sun goes down, grab a seat in one of the Pirates’ Cove stadiums or on the grass lawn in between and watch the sky light up with our spectacular holiday fireworks show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25 through Friday, Dec. 30. Pick up a free pair of viewing glasses before showtime to see an extra LEGO surprise in the skies with every burst of fireworks!

Looking for a last-minute LEGO gift? All shops in Fun Town and The Beginning areas of the park stay open for an extra hour of holiday shopping after the park closes on Christmas Bricktacular dates. Whether it’s a giant, hard-to-find set or inexpensive stocking stuffers, we’ve got something for every LEGO fan and every budget.

Christmas Bricktacular

Every night of Christmas Bricktacular, stores in Fun Town and The Beginning stay open for a full hour of extra shopping time.

What’s great is that all the Christmas Bricktacular events are included with park admission! That’s right — no extra ticket is required to enjoy all the fun with us.

On behalf of the Model Citizens here at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Merry Christmas!

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Come boogie with us during Kids’ New Year’s Eve!

PrintOn Saturday, Dec. 31, the place #BuiltForKids will once again ring in the new year with a brick-tastic, kid-centric celebration as LEGOLAND® Florida Resort hosts Kids’ New Year’s Eve, a one-night-only party included with all forms of park admission.

LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., which lets mom and dad tuck the kids into bed well before their own grown-up celebrations. So this year, why not make a resolution to whoop it up at the place where kids rule?

Kids' New Year's Eve

Here are the highlights…

  • Bump it, shake it, move it and groove it during a kid-friendly dance party from 5-7 p.m. in the LEGO® Technic area.
  • At 8 p.m., join us in the Pirates’ Cove stadiums or on the grass lawn in between as we count down to 2017 with our giant LEGO “brick drop”!
  • Then end the year with a bang — make that lots and lots of bangs! — as the skies above Lake Eloise explode with color and sound during a spectacular fireworks show to close out the night. Pick up a free pair of LEGOLAND viewing glasses to see an awesome LEGO “surprise in the skies” with each burst!

20151231_elp_lego_047Before the sun sets on 2016, guests also can enjoy the last day of our holiday-themed activities and entertainment throughout the park, including:

  • Live performances of classic holiday music by the LEGO Brickettes
  • Storytelling with Mrs. Claus
  • Meet-and-greets with LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier
  • Great family photo ops with our giant Christmas tree made out of thousands of LEGO and DUPLO® bricks, and a life-size LEGO sleigh and reindeer
  • Scavenger hunts in MINILAND USA and DUPLO Valley with a chance to win LEGO prizes
  • A fun competition to build a holiday creation out of LEGO bricks
  • A live, holiday-themed stage show starring the LEGO Friends in Heartlake City

It’s an all-day party where everything is awesome!

Kids' New Year's Eve

Meanwhile, if you want the ultimate experience, consider making a reservation for our all-new Fireworks Dessert Party, a Premium Upgrade available to everyone. Guests will enjoy an interactive dance party with LEGO characters and satisfy their sweet tooth with a delicious assortment of desserts before watching the fireworks show over Lake Eloise from an exclusive VIP viewing area. Plus, every family will receive a photo with the characters and each child will leave with a special LEGO Minifigure.

Kids' New Year's EveThe dance and dessert party takes place nightly from Thursday, Dec. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 31 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the historic Magnolia Mansion inside the theme park, with the fireworks following at 8 p.m. The cost is $75 per person plus tax, and does not include park admission or parking.

Premium Upgrades can be booked online or by phone at (855) 753-7777.

Current LEGOLAND Annual Passholders can receive a 10 percent discount per person (before tax) by calling (855) 753-7777 or booking in person at Guest Services within the theme park. The annual pass discount is not available online.

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Start practicing your ninja moves to prepare for LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride, opening Jan. 12!

When LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride opens Jan. 12, 2017, you’ll be the hero in your very own NINJAGO adventure, an experience unlike anything ever seen outside a LEGOLAND® theme park.

Wearing 3D glasses, guests will ride four-person vehicles through themed areas where they’ll come face to face with familiar NINJAGO villains including Fangpyre, Hypnobrai, Lord Garmadon’s Skeleton Army and the Great Devourer. It’s up to you to become the ninja and defeat them with your martial arts magic!

ninjago_rideBut how?

On LEGO NINJAGO The Ride, you’ll blast fireballs, lightning, ice and more at waves of foes using nothing more than ninja hand moves, all while scoring points. See how your score measures up against other riders then ride again to get an even higher score!

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Just like Master Wu trained Kai, Jay, Cole, Zane and Nya, you can learn to become the ninja with these signature moves:

Chops of Fury
Hold both hands in front of you, with palms facing, and do quick karate chops.

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The Cobra
Put one arm in snake position; move forward and back.

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The Fireball Flinger
Clench hand into fist; act like you’re throwing a fireball over and over.

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The Lightning Strike
Hold arm at a slant and chop.

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The Shuriken Shuffle
Hold your hand in front of you, palm down, with arm bent so it touches your chest. Chop outwards.

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Start practicing now so you can reach your full potential when LEGO NINJAGO The Ride opens Jan. 12 at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

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