2016 Cleveland LEGO Kidsfest

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If you are looking for something fun to do with the whole family, hopefully you purchased your tickets for the 2016 Cleveland LEGO® Kidsfest early, because all sessions are completely sold out, and for good reason. The LEGO Kidsfest Cleveland has not been back in town since 2011. Therefore, we were due for a return of this family friendly event.

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The LEGO Kidsfest is specifically designed for kid level builders. Throughout the entire show floor are tons of areas for kids of all ages to build various builds. There are specific areas to just build Ninjago, or LEGO Friends, or build in only purple blocks. Kids also have the chance to make custom builds that get displayed on walls or there is a complete outline of the United States where builds are displayed from throughout the event.

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While we did not take part in them, be sure to take part in some of the zones where there are specific challenges, as kids get to take home LEGO sets for participating.

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One of our favorite areas is looking at all the lifesize figures made entirely out of LEGO. The mastery is quite amazing!

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The Cleveland LEGO Kidsfest takes place through Sunday, November 6, 2016.

For those looking to attend Kidsfest in your city, you are encouraged to buy your tickets as soon as possible, because the events can and do sell out in advance. See the www.LEGOkidsfest.com for available times and events.

Disclaimer: Our family was provided with tickets in exchange for an honest review of the event.

LEGO® KidsFest Announces Tour Stops for 2016 at New and Returning Markets

(Hartford, CT) LEGO KidsFest kicks off its eighth year on the road with new tour stops and a return to some popular markets.

New tour stops in 2016 include Charlotte, NC (Feb. 19-21), Harrisburg, PA (April 8-10) and Kansas City, MO (May 13-15).

It’s been three years or more since LEGO KidsFest stopped in Louisville, KY (June 3-5), Milwaukee WI (Oct. 7-9), Houston, TX (Oct. 21-23) and Cleveland, OH (Nov. 4-6).

Covering more than three acres of space, the LEGO KidsFest extravaganza brings all of the hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experience together in an activity-filled event for all ages and builders of all skills.

“Our 2016 LEGO KidsFe st tour is going to delight both new and returning audiences,” said Vince Rubino, Events Manager for LEGO Systems, Inc. “We’ve still got some favorites on the show floor, like the Big Brick Pile, Creation Nation and the Race Ramps. There are also many new and unique activities designed for building, learning and fun.”

Five sessions — all identical and 4½ half hours in length — are held at each tour stop. LEGO KidsFest tickets can be purchased at www.LEGOkidsfest.com. Tickets are $19 for the Friday and Sunday afternoon sessions, and $22 for both sessions on Saturday and the Sunday morning session.

On tour since 2009, previous LEGO KidsFest tour stops have included major cities such as Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Atlanta, San Jose, Cleveland, Richmond, Phoenix, Portland and more.

Some of the activities at the shows include:

LEGO Model Museum: life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks

LEGO Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who get paid to play

Race Ramps: build a custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family

LEGO Star Wars™: build and display a Star Wars model

LEGO Disney™ Princess: create a princess scene to add to a LEGO story book

LEGO Super Heroes: pose with a life-size Spiderman model and more

LEGO DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through building

LEGO Retail:purchase LEGO merchandise and official KidsFest tour goods

LEGO Friends: bui ld for the five empowered friends from Heartlake City

LEGO Ninjago: spin the way to being a Spinjitzu member

LEGO Mindstorms: build and program robots and snakes

LEGO Technic: get hands-on with the cool, realistic vehicles at the booth

Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the U.S.

Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO bricks for creative play and enjoyment

Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color foster group creativity

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About the LEGO Group

The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of play materials.

Guided by the company spirit: “Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.

For more news from the LEGO Group, information about our financial performance and responsibility engagement, please visit http://www.LEGO.com/aboutus.

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure, DUPLO, LEGENDS OF CHIMA, NINJAGO, BIONICLE, MINDSTORMS and MIXELS are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2015 The LEGO Group.The LEGO KidsFest is produced by BuzzEngine, a marketing and events organization. LEGO KidsFest was awarde d Best Proprietary Event by Event Marketer Magazine in 2013.

Avoid Disneyland Price Hike, Head to Legoland California

Our family loves Disney, and specifically Disneyland probably more than the average family. So while most people are disgusted by Disney’s recent price hike, we can understand why they do it. Lets be honest, if the parks were not packed everyday, supply and demand would keep the price in check. However, so long as they keep the turnstiles rotating, they will keep increasing the price of admission.

For those having a hard time swallowing an expensive trip to Disneyland, guests should consider hearing elsewhere, like to Knott’s Berry Farm or Legoland California.

Legoland California is currently offering a FANTASTIC sale on admission. Purchase a 1 day admission park hopper ticket, Adults (ages 13+): $109, Children (ages 3-12): $103, and get four (4) days FREE!

Your 5 day resort hopper ticket can be used at Legoland California, Sea Life Aquarium, and Legoland Water Park.

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All visits must occur within 5 days of 1st visit. Ticket expires on 10/25/2015.

Toddlers 3 years and under require a $5 admission ticket to the waterpark.

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Source: Legoland Marketing