Category Archives: Uncategorized

Disability Friendly at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Comment

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is known for its colorful LEGO models found throughout the park, an AWESOME Water Park that includes fan-favorites Joker Soker and Build-a-Raft River and for the 50 rides, shows and attractions that make families come back time and time again.

But what a lot of people don’t know is that LEGOLAND is extremely compliant with children who are disabled, reinforcing the point that there is something at the park for all families who visit.

“We want to make sure that all of our guests, including families who have disabled children, have a great time here at the park,” said LEGOLAND Florida Resort Public Relations Rep. Chris Jones. “This includes making sure that our various aspects, including food, rides and shows, are friendly to all who visit, regardless of their disability.”

100 for 100

So how does LEGOLAND live up to this important topic?

1) Our shops, restaurants, show venues and a majority of the attractions here at LEGOLAND Florida Resort are accessible to guests who use wheelchairs or are in need of special services. Before going into the park, families can stop into Guest Services for a full run down on everything they would want to know about specific requests they may have before beginning their day.

2) A family member has dietary restrictions? Not a problem. All of our restaurants have different options, including gluten free, egg free, soy free and veggie choices that make life a lot easier while trying to find what to eat.

3) The park offers a ‘Hero Pass’ for those who may have difficulty waiting in line. This allows the guest assigned the  pass immediate boarding through the exit with one helper! Families can also reserve a time later on in the day to come back as a group and cut through the lines.

For more information prior on your visit to LEGOLAND Florida, check out the ‘Know Before You Go’ section of Florida. LEGOLAND.com, which includes even more helpful advice on how to successfully navigate around the park.

FacebookTwitterEmail

July 4 – 6, 2014 – Come and join us for Red, Brick & Boom at LEGOLAND® Florida!

LEGOLAND® Florida will celebrate the 4th of July with a big bang for the Independence Day event – Red, Brick & Boom from July 4-6. 2012.02.07_LEGOLAND_ADSHOOT_246_small

To get in the mood you should definitely join the “Super Brick” American Flag Build, built out of hundreds of LEGO® bricks on July 4, while listening to some patriotic anthems! You don’t want to miss the Scavenger Hunt and see what’s hidden in MINILAND to win a LEGO Prize pack and much more! You can pick-up and return your entry form at the LEGO Studio Store in FUN TOWN. Be certain to watch out for a Competition Build in the IMAGINATION ZONE from 10:00am – 6:00pm, where guests can build the best patriotic-themed LEGO model on July 4. On July 5 and 6 the Building Competition will continue with a special LEGO Movie theme!

To top it off LEGOLAND Florida will have extended hours during these three nights! Don’t miss the “AWESOME” Fireworks Show inspired by The LEGO Movie in Pirates Cove at 9:00pm, including such hits as “Everything is Awesome!” Grab your special 3D glasses in Pirates Cove starting at 8:00pm and just enjoy the moment. With those special glasses you can see ordinary fireworks turning into millions of exploding LEGO bricks. This is definitely sure to dazzle and delight! Red, Brick and Boom is included with park admission.

Are you looking for something even more special? Then join the VIP Experience on the Pirates Cove Lawn, which includes an exclusive Meet&Greet with Emmet. VIP Experience also includes front row seating for the fireworks!

Check out LEGOLAND.com for more information.

FacebookTwitterEmail

LEGOLAND Florida opens DUPLO Valley!

2014.05.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_DUPLO_096

It’s a very exciting time for us here at LEGOLAND Florida! We have expanded the park with a new addition, DUPLO Valley.  Now our 2-5 year old guests will have even more to do on their visit with us.

New attractions at DUPLO Valley include a train, a mini tractor ride, and a water play area. The central feature is the DUPLO Train where toddlers can board a train on their own or with their parents to explore countryside-themed scenery passing through farms, fishing holes and campgrounds. Just across the way, toddlers can jump on a tractor just their size and help the farmers plow the cornfields and hunt for missing farm animals.photo

For those looking to cool off, the new splash and play area will be refreshingly fun with intermittent water spouts and interactive water elements set among larger than life farm animals with a soft deck for safety.  The DUPLO Snack Bar will have caramel popcorn, regular popcorn, water and soda available for purchase.

photo (2)

The Baby Care Center, presented by Winter Haven Hospital, provides a nursing and changing area, a cell phone charging station, bottle warming and more! Located inside the Duplo Farm.

2014.05.21_LEGOLANDFLORIDA_DUPLO_037

Guests can also purchase the new ‘Preschool Pass’, including weekday (Monday-Friday) admission to LEGOLAND Florida and standard parking for both one child under five and one adult for a full year at $90, plus tax. Assigned to the child, the pass allows an adult parent or guardian to attend the park with the toddler. The pass is transferrable to multiple adults in the family, allowing, for example, a mother to visit one day, and a grandparent the next, making it ideal for families to bring their little ones to LEGOLAND Florida during the week.

Below are the height restrictions for each ride in DUPLO Valley:

  • DUPLO Splash & Play: No height requirement
  • DUPLO Farm: No height requirement
  • DUPLO Train: Guests under 34” must ride with a responsible person 48” or taller, guests 34” and above may ride the DUPLO Train unaccompanied
  • DUPLO Tractor: Guests 36”-48” can ride with a responsible person 48” or taller, guests 48” and above can ride the DUPLO Tractor unaccompanied

 

FacebookTwitterEmail

LEGOLAND® Florida Announces First Responder Days in May!

Are you or someone you know a proud emergency response team member serving the community? During this month of May, LEGOLAND Florida is proud to once again honor police officers, fire fighters and EMS employees with a free single day admission to the park. LEGOLAND Florida’s special offer gives first responders a chance to experience the park with their friends and family.

chase-lego-city   This promotion is valid for all police officers, fire fighters, and EMS employees working and serving in the United States. Active and retired personnel with identification are also eligible. All you need is you employee ID or professional organization membership card to bring to LEGOLAND Florida’s ticket window the day you plan to visit to redeem your one free admission ticket and purchase up to four additional tickets at a discounted price.

lego city fire

This new offer runs alongside the park’s active duty military personnel offer, which gives members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists free single day admission to LEGOLAND Florida and the LEGOLAND Water Park.

LLF437 Military Appreciation Day Flyer_HR

To redeem their free admission ticket, active duty military personnel should present their military identification card to LEGOLAND Florida’s ticket window the day they plan to visit. Family and friends of military personnel also receive substantial discounts on admission tickets and should make purchases in advance through participating military base ticket offices.

FacebookTwitterEmail

Sawtooth’s Revenge at the Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty Live Water Ski Show

2012.05.24_LEGOLANDWATERPARK_001.jpg

The Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty Live Water Ski Show is one of LEGOLAND Florida’s most popular attractions and it has a link to the historic Cypress Gardens property. The thrilling show is filled with exciting water stunts and crowd pleasing action.

The show centers on Captain Brickbeard attempt to take back his ship from Miranda Valentina and the loyal Imperial guards while avoiding the dangerous shark Sawtooth, who had given him that peg leg years before.

In honor of Shark Week, we decided to give Sawtooth the chance at revenge.

FacebookTwitterEmail

Win a “Fun in the Sun” prize package from LEGOLAND Florida

If you know LEGOLAND® Florida, then you know we are passionate about having fun. That means, wiith summer in full swing our guests are busy enjoying great attractions like:

AQUAZONE Wave Racers: zip in and out of waves as you dodge water blasters on this dual water carousel ride. One of the most popular ways to stay cool in the park.

Aquazone

Big Test Live Show: an interactive show that uses acrobatics, music and playful fun to teach fire safety as the zany crew of Fun Town Fire Department attempts to conquer the “Big Test” to become official firefighters. Sit in the blue zone in the front rows for some extra summer fun!

2011.10.14_LEGOLANDMEDIADAY_001.jpg

Coastersaurus: This wooden coaster curves and dips in and around a prehistoric jungle of animated and life-sized LEGO brick dinosaurs. Feel the breeze against your face as you scream in delight on this classic summer attraction.

Coastersaurus

Enter The Fun In The Sun Giveaway

You can help us celebrate the summer by sharing your favorite “Fun in the Sun” adventure with us. Take a photo themed to one of LEGOLAND Florida’s over 50 rides, shows and attractions of you having fun in the sun. Photos will be judged on how they capture the spirit of the attraction and having fun in the sun. Visit our contest entry page to upload your photo before the deadline of August 20th at 5pm EST.

On August 21st, we will select ten (10) finalists from all entered photos and post them to the LEGOLAND Florida Facebook page. The five (5) photos that gets the most ‘likes’ between August 21st and August 30th will be the first place prize winners. The prize is a “Fun in the Sun” package of Ocean Potion sunscreen buckets (valued at $50 and provided by our partner Ocean Potion) and a LEGOLAND Florida beach towel.

FacebookTwitterEmail

LEGOLAND Florida featured on Lifetime Network’s The Balancing Act

BalancingAct

Set your DVRs! LEGOLAND Florida recently sent Jason Miller, Master Model Builder, and Jill Swidler, LEGOLAND Florida Representative, to The Balancing Act, a national morning show on the Lifetime Network, to talk about LEGOLAND Florida and the LEGOLAND Water Park.

The first segment aired this morning and the next will air Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00am ET, Friday, August 10 at 7:00am ET and finally Friday, August 24 at 7:00am ET. So you have plenty of options to catch us!

FacebookTwitterEmail

LEGOLAND Florida is Central Florida’s Most Affordable Theme Park

PizzaPatio

LEGOLAND Florida is staking its claim as the most affordable theme park and the best vacation value by refusing to raise its prices. While other major Central Florida attractions have raised their prices, LEGOLAND® Florida today announced it will keep its prices steady through the summer at $75 for adults and $65 for children under 12. A family of four visiting the park will save between $40 and $56 a day compared to a visit to a competing park.

“The comparisons are important, especially in today’s economy,” said LEGOLAND Florida Director of Sales & Marketing Kim Isemann. “Families are looking for great experiences at prices they can afford. A day at LEGOLAND Florida is one of the highest values in our industry.”

When families compare other incremental costs, such as dining and parking LEGOLAND Florida also shows big savings. At LEGOLAND Florida, all menu items – from mahi-mahi sandwiches to chicken Caesar salads – are priced no higher than $11. Parking is also more affordable, at $12 per car, $6 for motorcycles. Other parks charge $14 for both cars and motorcycles.

For those looking to visit LEGOLAND Florida and the all new water park attraction, which opened in May and features water slides, a wave pool, several playground areas and a lazy river called Build-A-Raft, they can for only an additional $12 a day. A great value for families to experience more splashing thrills and family fun.

While ticket price comparisons are on single-day, full-price admissions, there are many discount and combination-ticket offers in the marketplace as well:
•Florida Residents save $20 on a Premium Pass, with unlimited admission to the theme park and water park, as well as free parking, plus food and merchandise discounts, through July 31.
•Guests save $10 off single-day combo tickets for the park and water park by purchasing online through October 28. Or save $7 off a single-day adult LEGOLAND Florida ticket ($5 for child or senior tickets).

We know how important it is for families to stretch every vacation dollar. Share some of your favorite tips for vacation thrift in the comments!

FacebookTwitterEmail

LEGO Superhero Junior Master Model Builder Contest- June Winners

Presenting the winners of our June Junior Master Model Builder (JMMB) contest. The theme was LEGO SuperHero and we were very impressed with the creativity displayed by all the participants.

JuneJMMB

From left to right:
•Noah K. age 8 from Edgewood, KY – 9 and under winner
• Luke D. age 12 from Palm Bay, FL – 10- 15 winner
•Rich K. age 37 from Cary, NC – 16 & Up winner

JMMB Contests are held every second full weekend of the month inside the Imagination Zone near LEGO City. All park guests are invited to stop by and build your masterpiece! Entries in each of the three age groups are accepted up until 1 hour prior to park closing.

We hope you’ll come join us for the next monthly JMMB event on July 14th or 15th. All participants will be asked to build a model with a patriotic theme. More information, and a schedule of future JMMB.

FacebookTwitterEmail

Red,Brick and Boom launches LEGOLAND Florida’s first Fourth of July Fireworks

RBB1

Join us at LEGOLAND Florida for Red, Brick & Boom our first ever Independence Day celebration! We’ve scheduled not just one, but four nights of family fun and fireworks, July 4-7, 2012. But, this isn’t a typical fireworks show. LEGOLAND Florida’s special 3D glasses turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding bricks making this show a must-see.

RBB2

Fireworks viewing glasses will be distributed to park guests starting at 7pm in Miniland and Technic, as well as both ski stadiums. The best viewing spots are the north and south ski stadiums and Miniland USA at the edge closest to the water. Please obey all barriers in the area as they are there for your safety.

A special all-American blow-out bash is reserved just for the 4th with special entertainment, backyard games on the Mansion Lawn and a Party in Miniland USA. Families can also build their very own star to add to LEGOLAND Florida’s first American Flag made out of thousands of LEGO bricks.

Red, Brick and Boom is included with park admission. This independence celebration is perfect for families with children ages 2 to 12. The park will close each of the four nights with a fireworks show at 9pm. Guests will also enjoy extended summer hours where families can stay and play until 8pm daily Jun. 23 through Sept. 2.

Flag

We hope to see you there to help celebrate our first Fourth of July and our nation’s independence!

FacebookTwitterEmail