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Park News - (11/18/15) LEGOLAND Florida is planning some
and seven who will be tapped to become LEGO Model Designers. The park is planning on hiring more than 40 new men and women who will be "paid to play" all day long as full-time LEGO Model Builders for "Merlin Magic Making", a creative branch of Merlin Entertainments who design, build and deliver custom LEGO projects across the globe.
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(10/5/15) LEGOLAND Water Park is going to the dogs for Everything is Paw-some, a four-legged event benefiting the Humane Society of Polk County. On Sunday, Nov. 8, dogs can bring their owners to LEGOLAND Water Park at LEGOLAND Florida Resort from 1-4:30 p.m.for some doggone good fun.
Dogs are welcome to cool off in the LEGO® Wave Pool, the DUPLO® Splash Safari pool and the Joker Soaker pool while humans enjoy demonstrations by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit, a doggy costume contest and a raffle in which a plucky dog will pick the lucky winner. In addition, caricature artists and portrait photographers will be on hand to capture one-of-a-kind memories and the Humane Society of Polk County will help facilitate pet adoptions. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase.
Admission is $5 per dog, $10 per human, with a one-dog-per-human maximum. Event parking is included with the ticket price. Guests will park in the Resort’s north parking lot, adjacent to LEGOLAND Water Park, which is located off Helena Road between Roosevelt Drive and Cypress Gardens Road.
Several pet-friendly VIP experience cabanas will be offered with deluxe amenities such as champagne and refreshments for a donation of $55. Businesses interested in a unique sponsorship opportunity can reserve a limited number of “We are Paw-some” cabanas with a wide variety of amenities for $225.
For more official information, visit the park's blog.
(9/16/15) Legoland Florida will celebrate Brick or Treat for Halloween fun in October on the 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 23-25 and 30-31. Special activities this year include an Everything is Awesome Costume Costest in the Wells Fargo 4D Theater in Fun Town, meet and greets with various LEGO characters, including the Mad Scientist and Frank N. Stein, Trick-or-Treating for kids, a scavenger hunt, Granny's Apple Fries with new pumpkin spice flavor and more.
(9/3/15) A Screamscape source tell us that Legoland Florida will soon close the park's Big Test Stunt Show on September 7th. If the current rumors hold true, a possible Ninjago themed show may replace it. Elsewhere, I'm told that a new Lego Movie 4D attraction will finally be installed into the park's 4D Theater sometime between mid November and early December.
(8/26/15) LEGOLAND Florida has shared some fun photos with us today as the park puts an assortment of hopefuls through assessment trials to become new LEGO Model Builders for the Florida park,
For anyone interested, look for the new job postings to go live online very soon at LEGOLAND.com/jobs or MerlinCareers.com.
(8/5/15) OrlandoParksNews drops into LEGOLAND Florida this week with an update focusing on two new restaurants that have opened in the park: the Lego City Burger Kitchen and Firehouse Ice Cream (next to Rescue Academy).
Early 2016 - LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure - (10/13/15) Merlin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group will bring "The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure" attraction to life starting in January 2016 to LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers around the world.
The new 4D film will actually premier at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort on Jan. 29th, 2016, followed by LEGOLAND California on Feb. 6th, 2016. From there it will open at LEGOLAND Windsor, Billund, Germany and Malaysia and later it will expand to all 11 LEGOLAND Discovery Centers worldwide.
The new production will bring back several popular characters (and their voices) from The LEGO Movie such as Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Alison Brie as Unikitty, Nick Offerman as MetalBeard, and Charlie Day as Benny who will face off against a new villain named "Risky Business" voiced by Patton Oswalt.
“The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure” follows a new journey for Emmet, Wyldstyle, Unikitty, Benny and MetalBeard after they receive a mysterious invitation leading them to a new theme park where all of the rides are based on the characters’ adventures in “The LEGO Movie.” But not all is as it seems as the heroes are once again thrust into the middle of an evil secret plot, only this time, it will be up to the audience to use their Master Builder skills to help save them! Using elements such as wind, water, smoke and special lighting effects, the larger-than-life experience brings the film’s main characters, Emmet and Wyldstyle, back together with their friends for another awesome adventure.