LEGOLAND Florida Announces Largest Expansion

LEGOLAND Florida Announcement

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Announces Five Big Projects to open by 2017

LEGOLAND Florida Resort announced their largest expansion in the history of the park as five big additions will be coming to the Resort by 2017.

With a new and exciting Resort opening, three attractions, and several upgrades to the LEGOLAND Florida Water Park there is a lot to look forward to at LEGOLAND!

LEGOLAND Beach Retreat – Opening mid 2017

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Under construction now across the street from LEGOLAND Florida on Lake Dexter, the LEGOLAND BEACH RETREAT will have a completely different feel from the LEGOLAND Hotel while still providing the same level of extraordinary service and exclusive amenities.

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The Resort is made up of 83 single-story duplex units, offering 166 separate accommodations that sleep up to five, that will create a village-style, lakefront retreat complete with a LEGO Lighthouse.

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Amenities at the LEGOLAND Beach Retreat will include a themed pool, a sandy play area, a buffet-style restaurant, and complimentary transportation to and from the theme park when the Resort opens mid-2017.

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LEGO NINJAGO World – opening early 2017

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“LEGO NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu,” is incredibly popular and the inspiration for the newest land coming to LEGOLAND Florida that invites guests to step into a magical, martial arts kingdom where they’ll experience a first-of-its-kind attraction that blends eye-popping, 3D computer animation, “4D” atmospheric effects and groundbreaking technology by Montreal-based Triotech.

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The LEGO NINJAGO area will be located near Coastersaurus, and will have multiple hands-on, interactive experiences that will hone kids’ physical skills like NINJAGO heroes Kai, Jay, Cole, Zane, and Nya before their ultimate test on LEGO NINJAGO The Ride.

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LEGO NINJAGO The Ride is the largest attraction in this area, and during the ride up to four guests per vehicle will create blasts of animated fireballs, lightning, shockwaves, and ice using nothing more than their hands as they travel through dojos mastering their skills before teaming up to defeat a powerful villain. Riders collect points and scores are displayed when each quest is complete.

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The LEGO NINJAGO World is set to open in early 2017.

Creative Cove featuring Build-A-Boat and New LEGOLAND Water Park Amenities – Now Open

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The LEGOLAND Water Park has just re-opened for the season with a new play & build area and upgraded amenities to make your next visit REALLY awesome!

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The new Creative Cove Build-A-Boat is the newest attraction where kids can create and race LEGO watercraft through fast-flowing rivers alongside cheering crowds in a setting inspired by the popular LEGO City Coast Guard sets. 

PHOTO / CHIP LITHERLAND
PHOTO / CHIP LITHERLAND

The Imagination Station has a new expansion that now lets younger model citizens build and play with colorful DUPLO bricks in a water-filled activity center.

PHOTO / CHIP LITHERLAND
PHOTO / CHIP LITHERLAND

Additional dining offerings, increased seating capacity and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the entire water park round out the all-new offerings for 2016.

“LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS 4D: The Book of Creativity – Opening May 26, 2016

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Based on the new LEGO series of building sets and the just-launched TV show,  “LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS 4D: The Book of Creativity” will join the rotation of current 4D movies shown in the Wells Fargo 4D Theater.

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This all-new theatrical attraction is set in the futuristic Kingdom of Knighton and pits five young knights against the evil Jestro and his sidekick, the Book of Monsters, in a battle for control of a rare book of magic that gives its owner tremendous power.

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“LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS 4D: The Book of Creativity” is a 12½-minute long, immersive experience combines 3D computer animation with “4D,” real-world effects that bring the high-tech action bursting off the screen and into the audience.

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Elsewhere in the theme park, kids will discover six exclusive shields that unlock unique NEXO Powers within the LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS: Merlok 2.0 mobile app for iOS and Android devices.

LEGOLAND Night Lights – Summer 2016

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On June 18, 2016, the LEGOLAND Florida Resort will debut its latest all-new event, which will be a celebration of summertime fun featuring extended park hours, meet-and-greet opportunities with some of your favorite LEGO characters, exclusive opportunities to build alongside LEGO Master Model Builders, and a brick-tacular NINJAGO fireworks display that will light the night above Lake Eloise with brilliant colors and triumphant music.

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This event will be held exclusively at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort every Saturday and Sunday from June 18 to July 31, and is included with park admission.

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PHOTO / Chip Litherland Photography for LEGOLAND Florida Resort

These five new projects mark the largest expansion of LEGOLAND Florida in its whirlwind 4 ½ years! It is amazing to see how far the park has come, and I am excited to see the new additions take it into the future..brick by brick.

For more information about visiting LEGOLAND Florida Resort, including savings on advance purchase of admission tickets, multi-tier annual passes, special events, VIP experiences, educational programs, services for guests with disabilities, and themed accommodations at LEGOLAND Hotel visit www.legoland.com/Florida.

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