Winter Haven, Florida
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Park News - (9/3/14) Legoland Florida have opened a new air-conditioned character meet & greet area called Buddy’s Character Corner in the historic Magnolia Mansion inside the Fun Town section of the park. Families can meet Buddy< Max, the LEGO Friends and even Emmet from The LEGO Movie.
(7/24/14) Legoland Florida is preparing for this fall’s 3rd Annual Brick-or-Treat event, a kid-friendly spooky Halloween event that takes place in October. This year’s event will feature the building of an 8 foot tall ghost model, the LEGO Scary Scavenger Hunt in Miniland, the Brick-or-Treat Trail, Emmet’s Everything is Aeesome Costume Contest, Dancing, Character meet & greets and more.
(1/10/14) Legoland Florida salutes the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces with the continuation of Military Appreciation Days throughout 2014. As an appreciation for their continued service, all active duty military personnel including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists are now entitled to free single day admission to LEGOLAND Florida and the LEGOLAND Water Park (open seasonally). Specifically geared for families with children ages 2 to 12, LEGOLAND Florida also offers substantial savings for family and friends of military personnel so all can enjoy the more than 50 rides, shows, attractions and the newest expansion, The LEGO World of Chima presented by Cartoon Network featuring an interactive family water ride, The Quest for CHI.
To redeem their free admission ticket, active duty military personnel should present their military identification card to LEGOLAND Florida’s ticket window the day they plan to visit. Family and friends of military personnel also receive substantial discounts on admission tickets and should make purchases in advance through participating military base ticket offices.
2014 - DUPLO Valley - (5/23/14) Legoland Florida has opened their new Duplo Valley area and sent us a whole assortment of pictures. Check it out.
(5/7/14) Legoland Florida has shared a new picture of the archway entrance to the new Duplo Valley being lowered into place, just in time for the May 23rd opening. (See thumbnails)
(2/3/14) Legoland Florida has received their first herd of giant LEGO animals for the new DUPLO Valley attraction and sent out some fun pictures.
(10/29/13) Early construction work on the new Duplo Valley has begun. New pictures from the park can be found at OrlandoParksNews this week, along with a peek at a section of the old Cypress Gardens that has yet to be reopened as part of Legoland.
(10/4/13) Legoland Florida is closing DUPLO Village and will reopen the area as DUPLO Valley in Spring 2014 after making significant renovations to the park’s toddler attraction area. The list of improvements includes new farm themed attractions (mini tractor ride), an indoor play area (the DUPLO Barn w/ air conditioning), a new water play area and a train ride.
2015 - Legoland Florida Hotel - (8/20/14) Legoland Florida is now taking early reservations for the new Legoland Hotel, opening Summer 2015. So far the earliest dates start in mid June, though this can shift as the grand opening get closer. For more details and preview art of the themed room styles (Kingdom, Pirate and Adventure), visit the official site at www.legolandhotel.com.
(11/21/13) Legoland Florida has announced the rumored Legoland Florida Hotel will open in 2015, featuring 152 rooms and room left for future expansion needs.
(11/19/13) The OrlandoSentinel reports that Legoland Florida will make a new announcement about a new expansion project later this week. They believe that this will be an announcement about an official Legoland Hotel.
(6/4/10) According to this report, Merlin will follow up the Fall 2011 opening of the new Legoland Florida theme park with a new resort and convention center along the shore of Lake Eloise.