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May 3, 2019

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and Merlin Entertainments Attractions Offers Big Savings with Cinco de Mayo Sale


12 Awesome Months at Five Amazing Attractions for Just $99.99

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 3, 2019) – LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and its sister attractions are offering a big discount on “Awesomer” annual passes during Cinco de Mayo weekend. Available May 3 - May 5, 2019, Merlin Entertainments is offering the “Awesomer” Annual Pass for $99.99 per person; a $70 discount!

The pass includes 12 months of unlimited access to five fun-filled Merlin attractions; LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park, LEGOLAND Florida Water Park, SEA LIFE Orlando, Madame Tussauds Orlando and LEGOLAND Discovery Center – Atlanta.

In addition to park and attraction admission, the “Awesomer” Annual Pass includes free standard parking as well as discounts on dining and retail at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. In addition, “Awesomer” Passholders can take advantage of year-round discounts at LEGOLAND Florida Resort Hotel and Beach Retreat.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s discounted “Awesomer” Pass will be available online and at walk-up admission windows (during operating hours May 3 - May 5) at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando.

Whether you’re looking to hop on the brand new Masters of Flight at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, learn about the world’s most exotic sea creatures at SEA LIFE Orlando or take a selfie with The Justice League at Madame Tussauds Orlando, the “Awesomer” pass allows you to experience them all!

Learn more about the “Awesomer” Pass at www.legoland.com/awesomer.

April 5, 2019

Backstreet Boys’ Howie Dorough First to Stay in THE LEGO® MOVIE™ Themed Rooms at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


Pop Star Receives ‘Larger than Life’ Experience at THE LEGO® MOVIE WORLD

WINTER HAVEN, FLA. (April 5, 2019) – Building off the recent opening of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD, one-of-a-kind themed hotel rooms complete LEGOLAND® Florida Resort as the ultimate THE LEGO® MOVIE™ destination. Howie Dorough, his wife Leigh, and sons Holden and James, are the first to stay in the brand-new THE LEGO MOVIE themed rooms at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, the only place where the films come to life.

Dorough’s family flew on Emmet’s Triple Decker Couch, soared to Cloud Cuckoo Land and battled DUPLO® aliens inside the theme parks newest and largest expansion, THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD during a fun-filled break from the Backstreet Boy’s Las Vegas residency.

“We’re already huge fans of LEGOLAND Florida Resort, these rooms take it to the next level by really making us feel like we are living in the movies,” said Dorough. “Most adults are thrilled to meet A-list celebrities, but I’ve never seen my kids as star stuck as the moment they met Emmet and Lucy in THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD.”

Beginning April 8, guests can enjoy the ultimate vacation (or slumber party) just steps away at the LEGOLAND Hotel’s newest addition, THE LEGO MOVIE themed rooms. Designed with familiar scenery and beloved characters from the movie, no detail is left untouched. Adults can relax in a room inspired by Emmet’s bedroom, while kids dream of spaceship adventures in the children’s room, modeled after Benny’s Spaceship.

Guests can book THE LEGO MOVIE themed rooms at www.legoland.com/florida.

March 28, 2019

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Debuts Newest and Largest Expansion With Opening of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD


Complete Theater to Theme Park Experience with Iconic Characters, Imaginative Rides and Tasty Tacos

WINTER HAVEN, FLA. (Mar. 27, 2019) – THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD opened to enthusiastic visitors for the first time today at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, taking guests on an immersive journey from the theater to the theme park!

Created in partnership with Warner BrosConsumer Products and LEGO®, the newest expansion features three new rides and numerous attractions, all inspired by the characters and themes of the worldwide blockbuster THE LEGO® MOVIE™ and the exciting big-screen animated adventure sequel THE LEGO® MOVIE™ 2: The Second Part.

“We couldn’t be more excited to officially open THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD,” said Rex Jackson, general manager of LEGOLAND Florida Resort. “THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD is a key piece to our expansion and growth as we further cement ourselves as a multi-day destination.”

March 11, 2019

Rising Star That Girl Lay Lay to Perform at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort on March 27 for THE LEGO® MOVIE WORLD Grand Opening

Who: Alaya High, widely known as the 12-year-old hip hop artist That Girl Lay Lay and the freestyle rapper in “The Catchy Song” from the animated adventure sequel THE LEGO® MOVIE™ 2: The Second Part.
With 40 million views across her social media channels and a worldwide viral hit from her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Alaya has been writing, producing, rapping and singing since the age of five. Alaya’s viral freestyles raps, filmed straight from the passenger seat of her father’s car, have already dazzled the top echelon of hip hop and pop culture fame with the likes of 50 Cent, Le’V eon Bell, Mindy Kaling and T.I.
At age 12, That Girl Lay Lay is the youngest female rapper to sign a record deal, having recently inked a deal with Fresh Rebel Muzik/EMPIRE.
What: That Girl Lay Lay will perform an abbreviated concert inside THE LEGO® MOVIE WORLD to help kick off opening day festivities.
Where: THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD main entrance, inside LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m.
Details:
  • LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD opening festivities
  • Vibrant character parade with all of the popular characters from THE LEGO MOVIE 2
  • Fun and energetic performance from That Girl Lay Lay
  • Interview opportunities with Alaya (please send email to confirm)
  • Interview opportunities with LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s GM Rex Jackson, Vice President of Marketing and Sales Gillian Smith and Head of Public Relations Shawn Mikus
About LEGOLAND® Florida Resort:
Built for kids 2-12, LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a multi-day vacation destination located just 45 minutes from Orlando and Tampa. The whimsical resort includes an interactive, 150-acre theme park with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions inspired by popular LEGO brands and characters, plus LEGOLAND Water Park, the 152-room LEGOLAND Hotel and the 166-room LEGOLAND Beach Retreat.

Coming in spring 2019, THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD will take guests from the theater to the theme park with new, fully-immersive rides, character interactions and eateries.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of the Merlin Entertainments Group (LONDON: MERL).For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com/florida.

March 10, 2019

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Kicking Off Pool Season with Opening of LEGOLAND® Water Park March 9


Splash, Slide and Build on Fun-Filled Slides, Attractions and Experiences

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Mar. 6, 2019) – On Saturday, March 9, LEGOLAND® Water Park kicks off its newest, and longest, season of family fun in the sun at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.
Named one of the country’s best outdoor water parks in USA TODAY’s “10Best” poll, LEGOLAND Water Park will be open March through October; making it the longest water park season in LEGOLAND Florida Resort history. For complete operating dates and hours, visit www.LEGOLAND.com/parkhours.

February 13, 2019

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Celebrates Year of Awesome With Opening of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD, THE LEGO® MOVIE™ DAYS and Other Returning Favorites

 

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (February 13, 2019) –LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will deliver loads of awesomeness in 2019 with a lineup of special events and a blockbuster grand opening when THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD opens on March 27! THE LEGO® MOVIE™ DAYS, a new four-weekend event, joins returning favorites Brick or Treat and Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida Resort for a year packed full of fun. All events are designed for the whole family and offer incredible entertainment and great value.

*With the exception of the Brick Dash 5K Run and Brick Passes purchased after November 2018, every event is included with park admission at no additional charge. Guests can mark their calendars for all seasonal events and openings including:

October 16, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Reveals Three New Ride Experiences to Debut in THE LEGO® MOVIE WORLD


Featuring the nation’s first 180-degree ride with full-dome virtual screen!

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2018) – Have you ever fancied a flight aboard a Triple Decker Couch? Aspired to ascend the heights of Cloud Cuckoo Land? Fantasized fighting against a DUPLO®alien invasion? 
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort delivers all this and more at THE LEGO® MOVIE WORLD where guests can step into THE LEGO MOVIE universe and onto the streets of Bricksburg.

“THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD at LEGOLAND Florida Resort is the only place in the world that you can experience the pure wonder and imagination inspired by THE LEGO MOVIE universe,” said Rex Jackson, general manager of LEGOLAND Florida Resort. “We’ve been hard at work, building brick-by-brick, to create state-of-the-art experiences that bring THE LEGO MOVIE to life.”

October 2, 2018

All-New Seasonal Play Pass Allows Guests to “Test Drive” an Annual Pass at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


Three Months of Awesome for One Low Rate

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2018) – LEGOLAND® Florida Resort has announced an easy way for guests to make the last few months of 2018 the most awesome yet. The Seasonal Play Pass will grant guests nearly three months of admission for the low rate of $54.99 + tax.

This all-new pass is the perfect way to “test drive” an annual pass as the theme park revs up for the grand opening of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD in spring 2019, the only place where THE LEGO®  MOVIE™ comes alive. Until then, brick fans can start their engines at The Great LEGO® Race which invites guests into a virtual world where they’re the star of a rollicking race against several LEGO minifigure competitors – all while taking an exciting roller coaster ride.

Exclusive to Florida residents, the Seasonal Play Pass is only available for a limited time. It can be purchased online or upon arrival.  The pass is valid through December 21 and block out dates apply, including special event weekends. Full details are available at www.legoland.com/seasonal-play-pass.

August 14, 2018

Brick or Treat Returns to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort This October with More Dates, Candy and Entertainment

Extend the Fun By Staying the Night Inside a Halloween-Themed  Room at LEGOLAND® Hotel


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Aug.14, 2018) – The Halloween party built for kids returns to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort on nine dates in October. Brick or Treat features a lineup of kid-friendly, Halloween fun! No extra ticket is required to enjoy a brand-new show, loads of candy along a uniquely LEGO® trick-or-treating trail, interactive character meet-and-great experiences, a fireworks spectacular and much more.

New this year, a pair of curious trick-or-treaters will sing, dance and chant their way through solving “A Candy-Coated Curse,” a new show on the LEGO City Stage – showing on event dates only! Also, making her Brick or Treat debut, LEGO Spider Lady will be weaving webs of fun inside LEGO Kingdoms.

July 31, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Offers Free Parking for Guests the Entire Month of August


Donations for Polk County Homeless Students Accepted by Visitors to Resort
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (July 31, 2018) – Summer is slipping away but before it does, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is encouraging guests to make the last moments memorable by offering free standard parking between Aug. 1 and Aug. 31.  Before shifting into back to school mode, guests can visit LEGOLAND Florida Resort to experience The Great LEGO® Race, the only virtual reality roller coaster built for kids. Plus, weekends this summer guests can catch an all-new variety show, Brick Builders and create a LEGO model for MINILAND USA at Build-A-Minilander inside Heartlake Hall.
Guests receiving the free parking are encouraged to bring new, unopened school supplies to donate to the Homeless Education Advocates Restoring the Hope program for Polk County Public Schools. Most needed items include pens, pencils, erasers, scissors and composition notebooks. Every donation will help make a difference in the lives of more than 4,000 students identified in a homeless situation in Polk County. Pre-purchased standard parking will be upgraded to shaded, premium parking free of charge. Premium Parking can be purchased for $27.  Awesome Annual Pass holders can upgrade to premium parking for $10. Only credit or debit card purchases will be accepted.
Kids stay and play for free with vacation packages for stays between Sept. 3 through Nov. 8, 2018 and Nov. 25 through Dec. 20, 2018. Guests can save up to $260 on accommodations and tickets by booking online through Aug. 30 at https://www.legoland.com/kids_free.

July 4, 2018

Veteran Military Employees Set Sail on Newly Restored Pirate Ship at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


Brickbeard’s Bounty Returns After It Was Nearly Destroyed In Hurricane Irma

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (July 4, 2018) – LEGOLAND® Florida Resort celebrated its Model Citizens (employees) who fought for our nation by offering them the opportunity to set sail on Brickbeard’s Bounty as it made its way back to port at Pirate’s Cove.  The passengers proudly represented every branch of the military with more than 100 years of service combined.

In September 2017, the resort’s pirate ship was severely damaged during Hurricane Irma and following the storm, it was removed as a part of the water ski show.  Over the course of nearly 10 months, the ship was stripped down to its frame and completely rebuilt.  Restored to its former glory and topped off with new sails, Brickbeard’s Bounty is back and has taken back its place as the iconic centerpiece of the theme park’s popular water ski show.

June 27, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort to Celebrate Independence Day With Biggest Fireworks Display of the Year


Red, White & Boom Offers an Exclusive LEGO® Build Activity, Patriotic Treats and More

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (June 26, 2018) – LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is set to launch its largest fireworks display of the year during Red, White & Boom. The annual Independence Day celebration features a day full of fun activities including a high-energy kid dance party and a giant LEGO flag build.

On July 4, an all-American array of treats join the theme park’s menu including a firecracker funnel cake dusted with popping candy, a dessert pizza complete with blueberries, icing and streusel crumbles and a celebratory churro covered in red or blue cinnamon topping.

When the sun goes down, guests are encouraged to wear special viewing glasses and look to the sky above Lake Eloise as it illuminates with LEGO bricks during a patriotic fireworks show. Red, White & Boom will take place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is included with park admission.

NEW for summer 2018

LEGOLAND Florida Resort also announced a brand new, free-of-charge, building activity. For a limited-time this summer, Build-A-Minilander will invite theme park guests to help build residents of MINILAND USA. Located at the heart of the kid-centric theme park, MINILAND USA contains more than 32 million LEGO bricks and scenes from coast to coast all the way to a galaxy far, far away! This building opportunity will be held inside Heartlake Hall from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.  “Minilanders” will later be placed within the LEGO cities of MINILAND USA by the resort’s Master Model Builders.

June 23, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Partners with Autism Speaks in an Attempt to Break a World Record


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (June 21, 2018) –  LEGOLAND® Florida Resort partnered with Autism Speaks to host more than 15 children on the autism spectrum for a 30-minute swimming lesson inside the water park’s LEGO® Wave Pool in an effort to help break a Guinness World Record.

The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ is an event designed to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching kids to swim and help prevent drowning. LEGOLAND Florida Resort is one of hundreds of facilities in more than 20 countries on five continents participating in the event over the course of 24 hours.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is built for kids – kids of all abilities and interests – and offers a variety of resources for families visiting the vacation destination with a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities, as well as food allergies and other dietary restrictions. To make the most of a visit and to answer questions pre-arrival, guests are encouraged to visit the Planning Your Visit > Special Situations section of our website at www.LEGOLAND.com/florida, where they’ll discover trip-planning information, including the comprehensive Guide for Guests with Disabilities.

May 10, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Announces Its Biggest Theme Park Investment Yet: THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD!

Launching Spring 2019, Exclusively at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (May 10, 2018) — LEGOLAND® Florida Resort has unveiled its biggest news since the theme park first opened in 2011: THE LEGO®MOVIE™ WORLD will premiere spring 2019 at the theme park built for kids.  The announcement represents LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s largest investment yet.
The announcement follows the success of the blockbuster film, THE LEGO® MOVIE™, the upcoming sequel and the popularity of the film’s characters within the children’s theme park. Working closely with Warner Bros. Entertainment and LEGO System A/S, THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD will place guests right in the middle of Bricksburg, the city where Emmet lives in THE LEGO MOVIE.

May 2, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Set to Unveil Massive LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens MINILAND Model Display


New Display Will Be the Centerpiece of the Popular Event
LEGO® Star Wars™ Days May 5-6, 12–13 & 19-20

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (May 1, 2018) — On May 4, LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens MINILAND Model Display will take its final landing place in the center of LEGOLAND® Florida Resort’s  outdoor LEGO display area of the theme park. Created by a team of Master Model Builders, the giant display will feature memorable moments from Episode VII of the popular Star Wars™ saga enhanced with lights, sound effects and animation. The model addition includes the 16-foot-long Star Destroyer Finalizer, made of more than 350,000 LEGO bricks.

March 24, 2018

The Great LEGO® Race Combines Roller Coaster Thrills with Virtual Reality Tech in Awesome New Adventure at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


 World’s First VR Coaster #BuiltForKids Immerses Riders in Zany Race Against LEGO Minifigure Competitors in 360-Degree Brick-Built World 

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (March 23, 2018) — Brick fans, start your engines! The newest attraction at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort combines roller coaster thrills with virtual reality (VR) technology to put guests in the center of an action-packed road rally where the laws of physics and aerodynamics only loosely apply. 

Now open at the multi-day vacation destination, The Great LEGO® Race invites guests into a virtual world where they’re the star of a rollicking race against several LEGO minifigure competitors — all while taking an exciting roller coaster ride.

Wearing optional VR headsets while riding the roller coaster, guests experience the point of view of a LEGO race car driver with action taking place in every direction — up, down, forward, backward and all points in between — in a dazzling environment where everything is made of LEGO bricks.

February 18, 2018

LEGOLAND® Water Park Opens 2018 Season March 10 With More Time to Splash, Slide and Build Than Ever Before


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2018) – On Saturday, March 10, LEGOLAND® Water Park kicks off its longest season ever – giving guests more time for awesome family fun in the sun at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. It’s the park’s biggest number of operating dates since opening in 2012!

Named one of the country’s best outdoor water parks in USA TODAY’s “10Best” poll, LEGOLAND Water Park will be open select dates March 10 through Oct. 28, with daily operation in April, May, 
June, July and August. For complete operating dates and hours, visit  www.LEGOLAND.com/parkhours.

February 5, 2018

Put the Pedal to the Plastic When The Great LEGO® Race Opens March 23 at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


World’s First Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Adventure #BuiltForKids Immerses Riders in 360-Degree Brick-Built World

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2018) — Brick fans, start your engines! LEGOLAND® Florida Resort has announced Friday, March 23 as the grand opening date for its newest attraction, The Great LEGO® Race. It’s the first virtual reality (VR) roller coaster experience designed for kids and represents the first time the LEGO brand and minifigure characters have been integrated with VR technology in a theme park attraction.

January 24, 2018

Registration Open for April 14 Brick Dash 5K Presented by Publix® at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort


Popular Polk County Run/Walk Returns With Lots of Family Fitness Fun Benefitting Global Children’s Charity Merlin’s Magic Wand

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2018) — Registration is now open for 2018’s Brick Dash 5K Presented by Publix®, the popular Central Florida run/walk set for Saturday, April 14 at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort. Held in association with Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing, the family fitness event benefits Merlin’s Magic Wand, the global children’s charity of LEGOLAND parent company Merlin Entertainments Group.

The fun begins at 7 a.m. with a 5K race that sends runners winding their way through LEGOLAND Florida Resort, including the famous Cypress Gardens area, followed at 8 a.m. with a half-mile “fun run” for kids. Favorite LEGO® characters like Emmet, Wyldstyle, Benny, Kai, Nya and Master Wu will cheer runners and walkers of all ages during both races.

January 9, 2018

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Surprises Project X’s Last Rider as Roller Coaster Begins Transformation into The Great LEGO® Race

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2018) — After entertaining millions of guests from around the world, the Project X roller coaster at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort celebrated its last rider Jan. 8 before it transforms into The Great LEGO® Race, a fun new attraction that will add an exciting virtual reality story to the existing coaster track.

Young guest Rowan Lewis was making his first visit to the popular theme park when, at 5:05 p.m., he became the last child to ride Project X in its current form. Upon exiting, the Seattle resident was surprised with a brick-built trophy from LEGO pirate Captain Brickbeard in recognition of Rowan’s unique achievement. The shy boy then received a second surprise – an invitation to return as the theme park’s special guest when The Great LEGO Race opens in Spring 2018.

The Great LEGO Race is the first virtual reality (VR) roller coaster experience designed for kids and represents the first time the LEGO brand and minifigure characters have been integrated with VR technology in a theme park attraction.

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