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The Best Ways to Beat the Summer Heat at LEGOLAND Florida!

The Florida summer heat is just around the corner and the best way to enjoy time outdoors is to be prepared! We want to help you make the most out of your visit to LEGOLAND Florida with some tips on how to beat the summer heat here in the park.

  1. Stand under one of our Cool Zones!

Various Cool Zones are located throughout the park for your cooling pleasure with overhead misting fans to give you the refresh you need on a hot day.

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  1. Head over to World of Chima

Unleash the power and battle with water cannons to defend the mystical energy source, CHI. Meet Laval and Cragger, splash and play in Cragger’s Swamp!BTHBlog1

  1. Spend some time in DUPLO Valley

DUPLO Valley, our newest addition, has a few different ways to help you beat the heat. The Splash and Play area is a perfect place for kids to run through the water and have fun while cooling down. DUPLO Barn is an indoor playground, complete with air conditioning.

  1. Enjoy an indoor show or ride

The Imagination Zone, our 4D Theater, Pharaohs’ Revenge, Lost Kingdom Adventure, Fresh From Florida Greenhouse…just to name a few!

  1. Take a break and go shopping or enjoy a snack indoors

Most of our dining spaces have shaded or indoor seating. Refuel with some tasty snacks, cold beverages and enjoy the indoors or shop for some of your favorite LEGO products.

  1. Walk through Cypress Gardens

LEGOLAND Florida is proud to be part of history and preserving Cypress Gardens. Not only can you enjoy some awesome shade but you can also stroll through the beautiful gardens the area has been home to since 1936.

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7.  Explore the LEGOLAND Water Park

Our Water Park is fun for all ages with tons of cool down options to enjoy! From racing down our water slides to floating in our Build-a-Raft River, you will have plenty to keep you busy OR relax on a lazy summer day.

Now that you are prepared with all our “cool” tips…BRING ON THE SUMMER!

 

 

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Two Years and So Much to Celebrate

LEGOLAND Florida Grand Opening October 15 2011 Can you believe it’s been two years since we first opened? Time sure does fly when you are having fun! And we’ve certainly grown a lot in those two short years, so here is a recap of some of the additions, expansions and just plain fun things to do if you haven’t visited us lately.LEGOLAND Water Park Wave Pool

LEGOLAND® Water Park - Opened just 8 short months after the park opening, this “park within a park” expansion provides gallons of fun for the whole family, from DUPLO® Splash Safari to Splash Out to the Build-a-Raft River!

FFF Greenhouse Fresh from Florida Greenhouse and Learn & Grow Experience – Visitors can explore a Florida farm from seed to harvest through a variety of hands-on and visual displays. They can see a model orange grove, with LEGO oranges and orange pickers; work a solar-powered irrigation system by turning solar power panels toward a LEGO sun; enjoy native plants, flowers and wildlife, including a LEGO bald eagle; and learn about the history of Florida since Ponce de Leon landed in Florida 500 years ago in 1513.

Warner Bros Games Zone

Warner Bros. Games ™ Zone – This air-conditioned expansion in the Imagination Zone is every gamer’s dream and a great way to take a break from the Florida heat. This interactive game zone is where kids can test and play the latest LEGO video games and interact with technology on a variety of popular gaming systems!

Fried Chicken Company

The Fried Chicken Company­ – Rides aren’t the only new additions to the park, and this new sit-down restaurant features indoor and outdoor dining areas, a delicious menu of fried chicken, chicken sandwiches and wraps, and colorful, retro-inspired LEGO décor!

Imagination Zone

I-Zone Panini- This tasty pressed sandwich shop was added after grand opening. It gives guests in Imagination Zone some delicious lunch options, from roast beef with horseradish to vegetarian panzanella or children’s options of ham & cheese and peanut butter & jelly.

WorldofChimaQuestforCHIride

The LEGO World of Chima presented by Cartoon Network - This newest expansion is a can’t miss adventure for the entire family, with no minimum height requirement on the signature ride; The Quest for CHI. Families can board their own watercraft and fire water cannons to help protect the precious CHI, splash and play in Cragger’s Swamp or test their Speedorz™ skills in the Speedorz Arena!

We hope you have explored all of the new areas, and stay tuned for more information about our newest area, DUPLO Valley opening spring 2014!

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It’s Official! LEGOLAND Water Park Breaks Guinness World Record

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Its official. The all-new LEGOLAND® Florida Water Park officially smashed the Guinness World Record for the most people keeping beach balls in the air. Guinness confirmed that LEGOLAND Florida Water Park beat the previous record of 401 and set a new Guinness World Record with 1,294 bouncing beach balls in the air.

The record breaking attempt took place on May 24, 2012 to celebrate LEGOLAND Florida’s all-new water park attraction. After setting the record, guests were able to enjoy the rest of the day at splash-filled water park attraction, a “park within a park,” that includes a Build-A-Raft River, where guests can build their own LEGO® inner tubes and float down a 1,000-foot lazy river. For the little ones, the DUPLO® Splash Safari is a toddler haven with perfectly sized slides and a zero-depth wading pool. Guests of all ages can play for hours at the Joker Soaker water playground, a riot of brightly colored ladders, levers, pumps and slides of every length and type. And a 583,000-gallon, crystal-clear wave pool and five slippery-fast water slides will thrill families all day long.

Also this summer guests will enjoy LEGOLAND Florida’s extended summer hours allowing families to stay and play until 8 p.m. daily from June 23 through September 2, 2012.

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LEGOLAND Florida Debuts All New Water Park Just in Time for Summer

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LEGOLAND® Florida, Central Florida’s newest theme park, opened its all-new water park attraction today, greeting thousands of bathing suit-clad guests eager to splash, slide and soak up some sun.

“This is an important day for us as we continue to grow our presence in Central Florida,” said LEGOLAND Florida General Manager Adrian Jones, who – clad in suit and tie – was unexpectedly soaked with three hundred gallons of water during opening ceremonies.

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“With the debut of our new water park, LEGOLAND Florida is now easily a two-day experience,” he said, “which puts us well down the road toward our goal of becoming a multi-day resort destination.”

A “park within a park,” the attraction includes Build-A-Raft River, where guests can build their own LEGO inner tubes and float down a 1,000-foot lazy river. For the little ones, the DUPLO® Splash Safari is a toddler haven with perfectly sized slides a zero-depth wading pool. Guests of all ages can play for hours at the Joker Soaker water playground, a riot of brightly colored ladders, levers, pumps and slides of every length and type. And a 583,000-gallon, crystal-clear wave pool and five slippery-fast water slides will thrill families all day long.

Admission to the water park requires a LEGOLAND Florida theme park ticket plus a $12 water park upgrade. Guests may also purchase a 12-month Premium Annual Pass, which offers unlimited access to both parks, for just $179 for adults and $149 for children ages 3-12 and seniors.

With the new attraction, LEGOLAND Florida has also added a new Beach-n-Brick Grille, an outdoor patio where hungry guests can dine on jerk chicken, mahi mahi and pulled pork sandwiches, as well as chicken fingers, hamburgers and hotdogs. Every menu item is priced below $10, before tax, including combos that come with fries, salad or slaw and a 22-ounce drink.

An on-site retail store sells swimsuits, towels, sunscreen and all manner of water gear. Guests can store their belongings in lockers for $5 (small), $7 (large) and $12 (family) and towels are available for a daily fee of $3.

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