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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

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.

January 6, 2018

Become the Ninja During LEGO® NINJAGO® Days, an All-New Event at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Theme Park to Debut Exciting New Theatrical Attraction Starring Martial Arts Heroes

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2018) — LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will celebrate the LEGO® NINJAGO® [NIN-JAH-GO] phenomenon during a brand-new, three-weekend event at the place #BuiltForKids. LEGO NINJAGO Days takes over the popular theme park with ninja-themed activities, new LEGO character meet-and-greets, delicious, kid-friendly treats and the debut of a 12-minute, “4D” theatrical attraction starring the heroes of Cartoon Network’s “LEGO NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu”.

Included with all forms of theme park admission, LEGO NINJAGO Days joins the park’s immersive land, LEGO NINJAGO World, nearly one year after it opened with a groundbreaking interactive ride the whole family can enjoy.

December 9, 2017

Enhance the LEGOLAND® Florida Fun with an Exclusive VIP Experience This Holiday Season

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2017) — Make a visit to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort even more awesome this holiday season with three exclusive VIP experiences. Guests can enjoy private time with LEGO® characters, delicious desserts, a beautiful family photo and an opportunity to create a special LEGO model with one of our Master Model Builders:

Remaining dates: Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23-25; 2-4 p.m.
During our popular Christmas Bricktacular event, the Santa’s Workshop VIP experience lets guests create a unique LEGO keepsake with a Master Model Builder, meet LEGO Santa or LEGO Toy Soldier, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, and receive a beautiful family photo. The cost is $45 per person, plus tax.

November 21, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Offering Unbeatable Deals From Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2017) — LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is once again offering big savings with great offers that begin on Black Friday (Friday, Nov. 24) and continue through Cyber Monday (Monday, Nov. 27). This holiday shopping season, give the gift of awesome!

Instead of one day for deals, or even two, the place #BuiltForKids is launching three straight days to save on the date we call Brick Friday. Here are this year’s deals:

November 15, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Offers First Look at Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Experience Opening in Spring 2018

Mobile App Lets Fans Preview ‘The Great LEGO® Race’ With or Without VR Headset

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2017) — A sneak preview of LEGOLAND® Florida Resort’s upcoming virtual reality (VR) roller coaster adventure is now available through an innovative mobile app that lets fans experience the 360-degree theme park action with or without a VR headset. The Great LEGO® Race opens Nov. 22 at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, followed in Spring 2018 at LEGOLAND Florida Resort and Germany’s LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort.

Developed under the supervision of Merlin Magic Making, the global creative and delivery division of parent company Merlin Entertainments Group, The Great LEGO Race will transform the three theme parks’ existing Project X roller coasters into a high-octane experience that puts guests in the driver’s seat for a rollicking race against a colorful lineup of LEGO minifigure characters.

October 29, 2017

NEW YORK - Merlin Entertainments moves forward with LEGOLAND® New York

Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Officer Nick Varney
officially declares the launch of the Park

GOSHEN, N.Y.  (Oct. 25, 2017) – Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Officer Nick Varney officially announced that LEGOLAND® New York is being built. The gathering took place at the Palacio Catering and Conference Center in Goshen today, Oct. 25, with more than 250 people attending.

After Varney officially announced that LEGOLAND New York will open in 2020, more than 30,000 LEGO bricks were dumped onto the stage by construction vehicles and 1,500 balloons cascaded from the ceiling much to the delight of local school children in attendance.

“We have spent a lot of time building relationships in the community, listening and responding to concerns, and we are looking forward to building a theme park that will enhance the community and be a tremendous neighbor,” said Varney. “I am honored to announce LEGOLAND New York is officially moving forward.”

After more than a year of public meetings and hearings in addition to a thorough and transparent review process by officials, LEGOLAND New York has been granted conditional approval of its site plan by the Town of Goshen Planning Board, allowing it to officially move ahead with building the Park.

October 18, 2017

Christmas Bricktacular, Kids’ New Year’s Party Offer 15 Dates of Florida Yuletide Fun Included with Admission

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2017) — The holiday season shines bigger and brighter than ever this year as LEGOLAND® Florida Resort’s popular Christmas and New Year’s events return for their seventh year of yuletide fun. On 15 separate dates – the most ever – guests will enjoy awesome entertainment, Christmas character meet-and-greets and hands-on building activities that combine the fun of LEGO® toys with the spirit of the season.

It’s all included with admission – no extra ticket required!

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Honors U.S. Veterans with Free Admission and Guest Ticket Discount Nov. 1-19

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2017) — From Nov. 1-19, 2017, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will once again honor U.S. veterans with free theme park admission plus 50 percent off tickets for up to six guests. It’s our way of saying thank you to the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces.

To receive free admission, U.S. veterans must present valid military ID or proof of veteran status at the theme park ticket windows on the day of their visit. This offer is not available online or by phone.

October 11, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Announces 12 Months of Awesome Events for 2018, Starting with LEGO® NINJAGO® Days in January

New NINJAGO ‘4D’ Film, Great LEGO Race VR Coaster, LEGO® Star Wars™, KIDZ BOP, Seasonal Parties and Return of Brick Dash 5K Highlight Year Full of Fun

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2017) — In 2018, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will deliver 12 months of awesomeness with a blockbuster lineup of special events and grand openings throughout the year. It all kicks off in January with LEGO® NINJAGO® Days, three consecutive weekends of exclusive activities and entertainment devoted to the popular LEGO franchise, and the NINJAGO action continues with the opening of an exciting new theatrical attraction starring the cast of TV’s “LEGO NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu.”

Mark your calendars for another brick-tastic year of fun at the place #BuiltForKids:

September 28, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and Merlin’s Magic Wand Donating 20,000 Tickets to Benefit Florida Kids Impacted by Hurricane Irma

UNICEF Kid Power, Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs to Distribute Vacation Destination’s Largest-Ever Gift to Children in Need

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2017) — To lift the spirits of Florida children in the wake of Hurricane Irma, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will donate 18,000 theme park tickets to the UNICEF Kid Power Schools program and 2,000 tickets to Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs, the Central Florida vacation destination announced today.

Made in conjunction with Merlin’s Magic Wand, the global charity of LEGOLAND parent company Merlin Entertainments (LONDON:MERL), the total donation is valued at more than $1.8 million. It represents the largest ticket giveaway in the resort’s nearly six-year history and is intended to brighten the lives of the storm-battered state’s youngest residents.

September 19, 2017

Three LEGOLAND® Parks to Transform Roller Coasters into Supercharged Virtual Reality Adventure

The Great LEGO® Race to Immerse Families in Exhilarating New Experience at Malaysia, Florida and Deutschland Resorts in 2017-2018

POOLE, ENGLAND (Sept. 19, 2017) – Prepare to take a ride on the wildest LEGO® race ever imagined when cutting-edge virtual reality technology combines with roller coaster thrills in an exhilarating new attraction opening in late 2017 at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, followed in 2018 at LEGOLAND Florida Resort and Germany’s LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort, UK parent company Merlin Entertainments Group announced today.

Developed under the supervision of Merlin Magic Making, the company’s global creative and delivery division, The Great LEGO Race will transform three existing “Project X” roller coasters into an exciting, high-octane experience that puts kids in the driver’s seat and asks, “Are you brave enough to face, race and beat the best of the best in all of LEGO world?”

September 2, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Features Lightly Frightful Halloween Fun for Kids as Brick or Treat Returns in October

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2017) – The Halloween party #BuiltForKids returns to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort on seven dates in October, featuring a uniquely LEGO® lineup of spooky, kooky, brick-tacular activities. With new entertainment joining the fun this year, Brick or Treat Presented by Shutterfly is a can’t-miss event included with all forms of park admission — no extra ticket required!

Now in its sixth year, Brick or Treat includes a special Halloween-themed fireworks spectacular each event date (except Oct. 31), trick-or-treating in the theme park, exclusive character meet-and-greets, several hands-on LEGO building activities and giant LEGO models perfect for scary selfies and spooky snapshots.  The theme park will be cloaked in boo-tiful Halloween décor with fun activities around every creepy corner.

June 2, 2017

LEGOLAND® Knight Lights Promises a Renaissance of Fun for Kids, with Dazzling LEGO® Light Show, DJ Dance Parties, Lots of LEGO Building Activities and Much More

Signature Summertime Event is Exclusive to LEGOLAND Florida Resort

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (June 1, 2017) – Hear ye, Hear ye! By royal decree, bedtime is herewith cancelled on 11 dates in July during LEGOLAND® Knight Lights, a festival of fun included with theme park admission at LEGOLAND Florida Resort.

New this year, the king and queen of LEGO® Kingdoms will knight guests during a nightly, “knightly” end-of-the-night party for kids that will light up the castle courtyard with a dazzling display enhanced by a special surprise visible only with complimentary viewing glasses.

Exclusive to the Florida vacation destination #BuiltForKids, this year’s event invites young lords, ladies, knights, knaves, princes and princesses to enjoy a renaissance of fun throughout the popular park, complete with hands-on LEGO builds, scavenger hunts, character meet-and-greets, high-energy DJ dance parties and a variety of challenges with cool LEGO prizes.

May 29, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Donates Interactive ‘Imagination Station’ at Brevard County’s Patrick Air Force Base

Whimsical LEGO Decor Lets Kids Play While Service Member Parents Shop for Discounted Tickets to Popular Attractions

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (May 26, 2017) — Imagination takes flight in an interactive play area designed by LEGOLAND® Florida Resort for the children of Patrick Air Force Base personnel, a whimsical space created in partnership between the Polk County vacation destination and the U.S. military facility.

Debuting June 1, the new “Imagination Station” gives kids a fun, engaging place to play while parents visit the base’s Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT) office, part of the military’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation services for enlisted men and women and their families. LEGOLAND Model Citizens worked with the base to transform a formerly plain space into a colorful celebration of play and creativity, donating all labor and materials.

May 6, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Offers $99 Annual Pass for Six Awesome Attractions During Limited-Time ‘Flash’ Sale

Summer Fun Starts with Big Savings May 26!

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (May 5, 2017) — LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will launch its biggest deal of the year on May 26 – $50 off the Awesomer Annual Pass, which offers admission to six separate attractions, including LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and LEGOLAND Water Park.

From Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29 — or while supplies last — the vacation destination #BuiltForKids will offer the Awesomer Annual Pass (valued at $149 plus tax) for just $99 (plus tax), an incredible value that provides a full year of unlimited admission to:

May 4, 2017

LEGO® Star Wars™ MINILAND Display Inspired by ‘Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in 2018

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (May 4, 2017) — As fans throughout the galaxy celebrate the Star Wars™ saga today, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is announcing an exciting new addition coming to its LEGO® Star Wars™ MINILAND area in 2018 – an all-new LEGO display inspired by the worldwide blockbuster “Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens.”

LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens MINILAND Model Display will feature several scenes re-created with thousands of LEGO bricks, including memorable movie moments with Rey, Finn, Poe, Kylo Ren and BB-8, enhanced with lights, sound effects and animation. More details about this 2018 expansion project will be shared in the coming months.

May 1, 2017

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Honors U.S. Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS Personnel with Free Admission Through May

Offer Valid for Active and Retired Heroes with ID at Theme Park Ticket Windows

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (May 1, 2017) — Now through May 2017, real-life heroes dedicated to keeping our cities safe will receive FREE, single-day theme park admission at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort. In addition, eligible personnel can purchase tickets for up to four guests at a 50 percent discount.

This promotion is open to active and retired law enforcement, fire-and-rescue and EMT/EMS personnel working in the United States. Eligible positions include:

•           Fire-and-rescue first responders
•           Emergency medical services employees (EMT/EMS)
•           Municipal and county police and sheriff’s officers
•           Highway patrol officers
•           Corrections officers
•           State and federal law enforcement officers
•           Fish and wildlife field officers
•           U.S. Forest Service rangers
•           National Park Service officers
•           Homeland Security agents
•           Environmental protection officers