Winter Haven, Florida
Merlin Entertainment / Blackstone
Park News - (3/6/14) Legoland Floirda has sent in a few pictures of the reopened classic Cypress Gardens area, newly refurbished for guest use. Enjoy!
(3/5/14) Legoland Florida will reopen previously closed section of the old Cypress Gardens that includes the Florida shaped pool and the Oriental Gardens. The ribbon cutting event will take place today, and the area will be open to the public starting on Thursday.
(2/15/14) The LEGO Friends girls: Olivia, Andrea, Stephanie, Emma and Mia have returned to Legoland Florida this weekend (Feb. 15-16) for the 3rd Annual LEGO Friends Weekend event. This daytime event for the LEGO Friends line of toys is aimed at Girls 2-12 and features various special events with the real life characters throughout the park each day. Click here to find out all the details.
(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.
(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 - (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 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.