Winter Haven, Florida
Merlin Entertainment / Blackstone
Park News - (11/21/13) As reported the new Mini-llunium Flyer trains are now running on Coastersaurus starting today. As an unfortunate side effect however, the minimum height restriction on this kid friendly coaster has just been raised from 36” up to 42”. Ouch… guest services is going to be hearing about this for the next year or two…
(11/20/13) GCI introduced a new line of coaster trains at IAAPA on Tuesday called the Mini-llennium Flyers, with the first train said to debut at Legoland Florida on the park’s Coastersarus on Thursday. You can see a great picture here.
(10/21/13) Legoland Florida will celebrates the holidays with Christmas Bricktacular, Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve and Kids’ News Year’s Eve Bash. Christmas Bricktacular festivities take place every Saturday and Sunday in December. Fireworks will take place every night at 7 p.m. during Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve Dec. 26-30 and will wrap up on the night of the ultimate Kids’ New Year’s Eve Bash, Dec. 31. Visit the official Legoland website for more details.
(7/23/13) Legoland Florida has kicked off a Legoland Florida VIP Experience package, as well as a Legoland Florida & Legoland Water Park Combo VIP Experience. The private guided tours include park admission, your tour guide, lunch, refreshments, a visit to the LEGO Model Shop, a special build experience with a Master Model Builder. You will also receive priority entrance to the rides and attractions, a photo package and gift bag. If you do the Water Park Combo VIP Experience you will also get a private cabana and a souvenir towel in addition to everything else.
The regular VIP Experience ticket will start at $445 for a child and $495 for adults, and the Park & Water Park VIP Combo Experience will run you $545 for a child and $959 for adults. To get more information or make a reservation for a Legoland Florida VIP Experience call 855-753-7777.
(2/22/13) Legoland Florida will now offer a special rate $99 Annual Pass for Florida Residents that comes with with Free Parking, no blackout dates and merchandise and food discounts.
(2/14/13) Legoland Florida has launched an interesting new online ticket sale program called Pick-A-Date. The idea is to reward those who buy tickets to the park several days in advance of their visit. Families who purchase tickets online at the official Legoland Florida website at least 8 or more days in advance will be given a savings of $15 per person. Buy a ticket from 2 to 7 days in advance and you will save $10 a ticket.
2014 - DUPLO Valley - (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 Resort - (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.