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LEGOLAND Florida’s 2014 Event Calendar

LEGOLAND® Florida kicks off 2014 with a full line-up of action-packed special events specifically geared towards families with children age 2 to 12. You will want to return again and again to enjoy LEGOLAND® Florida’s special events and more than 50 rides, shows and attractions. And the best part of all is each event (*except Citrus Classic 5K) is included with regular park admission!

  • The LEGO Club Weekend includes fun for all with activities to celebrate “The LEGO Movie”, the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure featuring an all-star cast and set to open in theaters February 7. Come enjoy a special movie-themed building activity, movie-themed scavenger hunt in Miniland USA and meet and greet sessions with costume characters Emmet and Wyldstyle!  February 8 and 9, 2014

  • LEGO® Friends Weekend is a daytime party for girls! This third annual event celebrates girls and their personal individuality, just like the LEGO Friends product line for girls. Friends Weekend activities include a LEGO Friends super brick build, a best friend build competition, a scavenger hunt in Miniland USA, entertainment, games, and a chance to meet your favorite character! Don’t miss out on this fun-filled event on Valentine’s Day weekend. February 15 and 16, 2014
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  • LEGOLAND Water Park, a park within a park, re-opens with a splash and just in time for summer-time fun. Guests of all ages can spend a full day of play in the water park with the Build-A-Raft River, where guests can build their own LEGO inner tubes and float down a 1,000-foot lazy river or splash and play in the DUPLO® Splash Safari, the Joker Soaker water playground, a 583,000-gallon wave pool and five slippery-fast water slides. Opens April 12 and runs through the end of October. Beat the Florida heat this summer at LEGOLAND Water Park! Daily operational hours vary and can be found at www.legoland.comApril 12, 2014

  • Winter Haven Hospital Foundation’s Citrus Classic 5K Run and Fun Walk* allows runners and walkers to “play their part” during this community-wide health event designed for participants of all ages. Participants receive exclusive discounts for post-event park admission. Visit www.legoland.com for event registration fees and processes.  April 12, 2014CitrusClassicLogo_Rev3
  • Red, Brick & Boom celebrates the 4th of July with a bang at this third annual Independence Day event.  With a super brick flag build and special viewing glasses that turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding bricks, this July 4th celebration is sure to dazzle and delight with three nights of family fun and fireworks! July 4, 5 and 6, 2014

  • Brick-or-Treat offers safe and family-friendly Halloween festivities every Saturday and Sunday in October. This spooky, kooky event features trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, LEGO build activities, the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world, a haunted scavenger hunt in Miniland USA, Halloween-themed entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with brick-tastic prizes! Bring your costumes and your best scary faces to LEGOLAND Florida this October!  Weekends in October 2014

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  • Christmas Bricktacular brings in the holiday season with a 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree made of 270,000 LEGO bricks, life-size LEGO Santa, reindeer and sleigh, festive decorations throughout the park, holiday LEGO build activity, a LEGO Santa Scavenger Hunt and holiday entertainment. LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier make daily appearances in the park providing a perfect family photo opportunity. Spend the holidays at your favorite Florida theme park!  Weekends in December 2014

  • Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve Party features nightly fireworks over Lake Eloise after the holidays. Watch the spectacular fireworks explode into millions of tiny LEGO bricks with special viewing glasses. December 26-30, 2014

  • Kids’ New Year’s Eve is the perfect way to bring in the New Year with the whole family. Watch the giant LEGO brick drop at a very kid-friendly midnight KST (Kid Standard Time) – otherwise known as 7 p.m. EST. Other event elements include a spectacular fireworks show and a DJ dance party in Miniland USA. December 31, 2014
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Which special event are you most excited for this year?

 

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Miniland Santa Scavenger Hunt

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For the second installment of our Miniland USA Scavenger Hunt, we have a seasonal favorite for you! Our Master Model Builders have created and placed 30 versions of jolly St. Nick and his reindeer throughout Miniland USA! Can you find all 30 Miniland Santa models?

Here are some hints to help you along (and photos too)!

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1) Someone forgot to tell the Secret Service about Santa’s arrival.

2) While in Florida, Santa may have stopped to check out a NASCAR race.

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3) You might get wet looking for Santa in New York City.

4) Santa and his reindeer have no trouble navigating the most winding street in San Francisco.

5) Santa may have wanted a little poolside time in Las Vegas.

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Good luck! And let us know which Miniland Santa models are your favorites!

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Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve

The holiday fun doesn’t stop when Christmas is over! LEGOLAND Florida gets the New Year’s party started early with a Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve that features nightly fireworks over Lake Eloise December 26-31, 2013. Watch a spectacular fireworks display with special viewing glasses that turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding LEGO bricks! During Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve all guests will receive a 25% discount off dining after 4:00 PM throughout the park!

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LEGOLAND Florida has some great activities to help celebrate the New Year with Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve. During the days leading up to 2014 (December 26 – 30), the park will host event activities such as the “Reindeer Pause” stage show in Miniland USA, roaming entertainment throughout the park, and a nightly firework show at 7:00 PM! Be sure to grab the special 3D glasses and miniature glow sticks before the fireworks show!

Then on December 31st the whole family can enjoy a family-friendly party with Kids’ New Year’s Eve!  Kids get to rock out in Miniland USA with a live DJ Dance Party from 3:00 – 7:00 PM that’s sure to get the whole family moving. LEGO Friends will also be dressed up in holiday attire for meet and greets with all our guests! CTKNYE

To ring in the New Year, LEGOLAND Florida’s grand finale features an impressive LEGO fireworks display, and a chance to watch the BRICK Drop at just the right time for kids, midnight KST (Kid Standard Time) – otherwise known as 7 p.m. EST on December 31st.

So bring your family and friends to LEGOLAND Florida to celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014!

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Brick-or-Treat Tips to Make Your Visit a Treat!

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Get ready for spooky family fun as Brick-or-Treat, presented by Wells Fargo, returns to LEGOLAND Florida for the second year on weekends this October! Even the smallest ghosts and goblins can enjoy safe, child-friendly Halloween festivities every Saturday and Sunday.

Best of all, Brick-or-Treat is included with park admission, so no need to worry about buying a separate ticket. The fun festivities include a ghostly scavenger hunt throughout Miniland USA, LEGO Ghost build, costume contest, character meet & greets and of course trick-or-treating on the Brick or Treat trail! (Full Event Details Here)

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Here are some tips to make the most of your Brick-or-Treat visit;

1) Have your smart phone or pen and paper handy to jot down the locations of LEGO Minifigures hidden throughout Miniland USA. Each Minifigure will be accompanied by a LEGO Ghost featuring a letter. Write down all 5 letters, unscramble the secret word and enter online for a chance to win a LEGOLAND prize pack!

2) Children should wear or bring a costume that is comfortable to walk in for both the costume contest and Brick-or-Treat trail! Some costumes may not be worn on rides for safety reasons, so a change of clothes is a good idea!

3) This year’s Brick-or-Treat trail features 6 trick-or-treat stations, with entry at the Special Event Venue (#37 on your park map) at 1 pm on event days. Pass Members! You get early access to the Brick-or-Treat trail at Noon, so be ready to show your Pass ID to enter!

4) Children are welcome to bring their own trick-or-treat bags, especially if they are the perfect accessory for their costume!

5) Costume contest categories are by age group this year. Register early to avoid missing your group in this popular event! Contest groups start at 3 pm for 0-3 year olds, followed by 4-8 year olds at 4 pm and 9-12 year olds at 5 pm.

6) Be sure to stop for a photo with the World’s Largest LEGO ® Jack-o-Lantern while your tiny ghosts and goblins are all dressed up!

7) If you are joining us on Saturdays, be sure to stay for the spooky, kooky dance party in Miniland USA!

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And of course, be sure to post your photos from Brick-or-Treat on our Facebook page, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram with #LEGOLANDFlorida! We will highlight some of our favorites from the event!

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