LEGOLAND Florida Resort, in conjunction with Merlin’s Magic Wand, the global charity of LEGOLAND’s parent company Merlin Entertainment, has announced it is donating 20,000 theme park tickets to lift the spirits of Florida children in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
LEGOLAND Florida will donate 18,000 tickets to the UNICEF Kid Power Schools Program, a teacher-led experience that incorporates lessons and activities with the world’s first Wearable-for-Good®. More than 80 percent of students reached with the UNICEF Kid Power program in Florida are eligible for free or reduced lunch.
Last night Hurricane Irma decided to take a detour and come right over the Orlando area. Thankfully, most of the theme parks are reporting minor damage and debris, and are working hard to get back to business as usual.
Here are the current projected openings for the major area theme parks post-Irma:
In advance of Hurricane Irma, Central Florida theme parks aren’t taking any chances. Here is the list of closures for the major area theme parks:
Get ready to nab a great theme park deal…LEGOLAND Florida will offer its annual Awesomer Pass for only $99 each May 26-29, 2017!
That’s right, for less than $99, you get a full year of unlimited admission to LEGOLAND Florida and LEGOLAND Water Park.
But that’s not all!
You also get one year of unlimited admission to four other attractions: The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds Orlando, Sea Life Aquarium Orlando and Legoland Discovery Center in Atlanta.
Other benefits of the pass include free parking at the attractions, early access to Legoland Florida, 10 percent discount on food and beverages at Legoland Florida, 10 percent discount on stays at Legoland Hotel and Legoland Beach Retreat and more.
To get the deal, you have to sign up in advance at legoland.com/memorial-sign-up. An email with a link and discount code will be sent when the sale opens May 26.
Already an Awesomer Pass Holder? Current passholders can renew their Awesomer Annual Pass at the $99 rate through May 31.
Take your family to a Galaxy Far, Far Away when LEGOLAND Florida Hosts LEGO Star Wars Days the weekends of May 6-7 and 13-14.
The scene-stealing star of “The LEGO Movie” is starring in his very own big-screen adventure, “The LEGO Batman Movie,” and LEGOLAND Florida will celebrate with a special event taking place the weekends of March 4-5, and 11-12.
Sunshine, sandy beaches, and temps in the 80s don’t invoke Christmas, but Orlando has a lot of ways to get into the holiday spirit. From theme parks to resort spectaculars to winter carnivals, Central Florida has plenty of ways to enjoy the holidays.
Here are our picks for the ten best ways to celebrate Christmas week in Central Florida:
If you’ve been thinking of gifting an annual pass to a local theme park or attraction to a loved one (or yourself), here are some great local Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals you should be aware of.
Some deals run the entire weekend, some for one day only. They are marked when they are valid. Black Friday is November 25; Small Business Saturday is November 26, and Cyber Monday is November 28, 2016.
In appreciation of the service and sacrifice of U.S. veterans, LEGOLAND Florida is offering all non-active duty military personnel free admission Nov. 1-20, 2016
Veterans will also receive a 50 percent discount on tickets for up to six guests during the same period, so they can bring the family.
At a media event this weekend, LEGOLAND Florida announced the official opening date for the LEGO NINJAGO attraction would be January 12, 2017.
Assisted by Kai and Nya, LEGOLAND Florida Resort General Manager Adrian Jones announced the land’s grand opening date on the eve of the resort’s fifth birthday, continuing the largest period of growth and expansion in its history.
Earlier this year, we told you LEGOLAND Florida will be opening a new resort in 2017, and we have your first sneak peek of the colorful bungalows at the LEGOLAND Beach Retreat.
Take your family to a Galaxy Far, Far Away when LEGOLAND Florida Hosts LEGO Star Wars Days Sept. 10-11, 2016.
During this exclusive, one-weekend-only event, LEGO Star Wars set designer Jens Kronvold Frederiksen will host a live speaker session with an interactive Q&A, and Master Model Builders will offer building tips.
The Daytona International Speedway has now joined other LEGO landmarks from around the United States in the MINILAND USA section of LEGOLAND Florida.
The sounds of roaring engines and cheering fans greet theme park guests as they approach the 1/20-scale model of the “World Center of Racing,” updated following the $400 million DAYTONA Rising renovation project. The new stadium made its debut earlier this year during the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the DAYTONA 500.
This week, LEGOLAND Florida debuted two new reasons to visit this summer. I already told you all about “LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS 4D: The Book of Creativity” yesterday.
The second reason is a revamped Imagination Zone with several all-new LEGO building activities.
This week, LEGOLAND Florida debuted two new reasons to visit this summer, and one of them is “LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS 4D: The Book of Creativity.” This is a new animated film that is set in the futuristic Kingdom of Knighton.
Based on the new LEGO series of building sets and the just-launched TV show, the 12½-minute, immersive experience combines 3D computer animation with “4D” real-world effects like wind and water, to bring the action bursting off the screen and into the audience.