From sensory guides to quiet rooms, LEGOLAND helps guests with autism enjoy the park
LEGOLAND Florida was the first LEGOLAND park in North America to become a Certified Autism Center and with four quiet spaces and sensory guides all over the park, they’re making it easy for families to plan a vacation and get the most out of it.
Legoland Florida starting all-new LEGO VIDIYO music festival
An all-new, family-friendly music festival is coming to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort this Labor Day Weekend, September 4 through 6. DJ L.L.A.M.A – the musical superstar behind LEGO® VIDIYO™ – will be making a special appearance at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort for one weekend only as part of his newly announced world tour.
Peppa Pig theme park set for Legoland Florida Resort in 2022
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – A standalone Peppa Pig theme park is set to open next year at the Legoland Florida Resort, park officials announced Thursday. The new park, based on the popular preschool animated television series, will be located near the main Legoland theme park, but will be separately ticketed, according to a news release. Annual passes to the Peppa Pig theme park will be available as standalone memberships or multi-park passes that include the Legoland theme park and water park. The Peppa Pig theme park will feature rides, interactive attractions, themed playscapes, water play areas and live shows, officials said. The Peppa Pig theme park will be operated under a licensing agreement with Hasbro, which owns the character.
Peppa Pig theme park opening at Legoland Florida Resort
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Peppa Pig is about to get its own theme park at Legoland Florida Resort. Peppa the Pig theme park at Legoland Florida (Merlin Entertainment)The new theme park will be separately ticketed and will be within walking distance to Legoland Hotel, Legoland Pirate Island Hotel and the entrance to Legoland Florida Theme Park. Merlin Entertainment, which runs Legoland parks, has entered an exclusive multi-territory agreement with Hasbro, which owns Peppa Pig. Parents with “little piggies” can be among the first to hear some of the big news about the new theme park by signing up here. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com In the Loop: Theme Park Scoops newsletter, sent every Friday morning.
PirateFest Weekends setting sail at Legoland Florida Resort
WINTER HAVEN, Fla – Legoland Florida Resort is set to begin its all-new PirateFest Weekends Friday. The performer, originally from Sarasota, will perform an epic high-wire walk nearly 600 feet cross the skies of the theme park. AdNew this year is Brickbeard’s Watersports Stunt Show. Some foods being offered during PirateFest Weekends include sunken ship Funnel cakes, buried treasure mac’n’cheese, peg leg barrrgh-BQ wings and alligator bites. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com In the Loop: Theme Park Scoops newsletter, sent every Friday morning.
High-wire acrobat Nik Wallenda walks the plank at Legoland Florida
WINTER HAVEN, Fla – Florida’s famous high-wire acrobat Nik Wallenda walked the plank at the Legoland Florida Resort on Friday. The performer, originally from Sarasota, performed the epic high-wire walk nearly 600 feet cross the skies of the theme park. Legoland Florida also started a new show, Brickbeard’s Watersports Stunt Show and PirateFest Weekends. During the new PirateFest Weekends, guests can meet the famous Lego Pirate characters and participate in all-new shows and activities. Pirate Weekends runs Feb. 12-14, 20-21, 27-28.
Legoland Florida to begin transformation on Miniland USA
Beginning next week, Legoland Florida Resort will begin installing a new shade structure over the top of its popular Miniland USA. Kennedy Space Center at Legoland's Miniland USA (Legoland Florida)The transformation is just a piece of the park’s plans to celebrate its 10th birthday this year. 🥳... Posted by LEGOLAND Florida on Monday, January 4, 2021The park is also offering its Preschooler Pass for a limited time. The pass grants children ages 3 and 4 admission for the year to both Legoland Florida and its neighboring waterpark. Legoland Florida is also adding pirate fest and LEGO friends weekends, a master model builders experience and a new 4-D film at the Legoland fun town theater.
Legoland Florida plans expansion, new rides
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Legoland Florida is planning an expansion next year including new rides, according to plans filed with the city nearest the attraction. Details have not been revealed, but other news outlets report Legoland will add about 4.5 acres to its resort near Winter Haven. We’re excited for our next “big build” at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort, but you’ll have to wait until next year for more expansion news” said a Legoland spokeswoman. The expansion plans in 2021 come on the 10th anniversary of the theme park’s opening on the former site of Cypress Gardens. Legoland Florida has expanded repeatedly since opening in October 2011.
Brick-or-treat returns to Legoland Florida
ORLANDO, Fla – Legoland Florida is bringing back its Brick-or-Treat event this October. The event, included with admission, allows kids to safely enjoy trick-or-treating, characters, spooky shows and much more. LEGOLAND Florida with a spooky squad of characters that guests can only see during Brick or Treat. (Legoland Florida)Click here to learn more about the brick-or treat event and to purchase tickets. For a limited time, Florida residents can buy an awesome annual pass and get a 2nd pass 50% off.
Legoland reopening plan heads to state officials for final approval
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Legoland Florida executives presented their reopening plan to Winter Haven city commissioners Wednesday and were given the go-ahead to reopen on June 1 if Gov. Under DeSantis’ executive order theme parks need to get local government approval before submitting plans to reopen to the state amid the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Legoland General Manager Rex Jackson detailed his plan at the Winter Haven City Commission meeting. The commission approved the plan to reopen June 1. If the park receives the final approval from the state to open it would be at 50% capacity.
LEGOLAND set to debut new water attraction
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – LEGOLAND Florida is set to debut its new water attraction World of Chima Wednesday, but Local 6 got a sneak peek. LEGOLAND Florida General Manager Adrian Jones says Chima is one of only a few rides in the world where kids can actually step inside a world they've built themselves. On the attraction riders enter Chima to search for Chi, navigating the twisting path that lies along the way. Waterfalls, water cannons and misters line the route which drench guests from head to toe. There's even a place where riders and observers can duel back and forth using on-board water blasters.
LegoLand To Reveal 'Top-Secret' Expansion
LAKELAND, Fla – Florida's newest theme park is about to get bigger. According to a video press release sent out by Legoland Florida, the park will "reveal a top secret expansion taking place" on Thursday. The video mimics the opening narrative of the "Star Wars" films. The event will take place Thursday, September 6 at 10:30 AM. 'Legoland will reveal a top secret expansion taking place'Thursday September 6th at 10:30 AM
Legoland Water Park sets opening day
HAINES CITY, FL – Legoland Florida announced Friday when its water park will open. The new Legoland Water Park will open on May 26th. The water park will feature Lego versions of water park favorites, including a rafts built from Lego blocks and a gentle wave pool with Lego walls. The water park is an area inside of the park, requiring admission to Legoland plus an extra fee. Legoland has launched a Premium Pass that includes unlimited admission to the main park, the water park, along with free parking and other discounts.