Category Archives: Merlin Entertainments

Merlin Entertainments Expands Operations in Winter Haven & Lake Wales

Additions to Include Global Support and North American Operations It’s another month and another announcement about Merlin Entertainments expanding their Central Florida presence (and we are all thankful for so much good news)! But this is HUGE news. Merlin Entertainments, the … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort Expands – Again!

This Friday, June 26, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will unveil their newest expansion, Heartlake City. The attraction is based on the popular LEGO Friends product line and is closely modeled after the five LEGO Friends personalities: Olivia, Stephanie, Emma, Mia and Andrea, … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort Announces Hotel Opening Date and New Land

Today LEGOLAND Florida Resort made two major announcements. The first, the opening day of the LEGOLAND Hotel is May 15, 2015. The second is the announcement of a new “land” in the park called Heartlake City, based on the LEGO … Continue reading

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Celebration of Winter Haven 2013-2014

This past Tuesday the Chamber held the 2014 Annual Meeting and the theme was It’s a New Dawn… It’s a New Day… It’s a New Life… And We’re Feeling Good! And after taking a look back at everything that has happened … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Hotel Now Booking!

On Tuesday LEGOLAND® Florida announced that reservations have opened for the LEGOLAND® Hotel. You can read the full press release below in italics. So what does this mean for Winter Haven and why should you care? First, and perhaps most importantly … Continue reading

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I like to Move It, Move It.

LEGOLAND® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9 & 10. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, … Continue reading

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Reflection and Expansion in the Summer of 2014

LEGOLAND® Florida announced this week a special summer series featuring two days of highly discounted admission to seniors 60 years of age or older. Entitled “Senior Garden Days,” on either May 31 or September 1, 2014 seniors can purchase a … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Florida Presents Themed Movie Weekend!

WINTER HAVEN, FLA. (Feb. 3, 2014) – LEGOLAND® Florida celebrates the launch of the first-ever, full length theatrical LEGO® adventure, “The LEGO® Movie ™”, with a movie-themed weekend in the park on Feb. 8 and 9. Guests can head to their … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Announces 152-Bed Hotel

Lakeside and onsite in the park the property is expected to open in 2015. The hotel is projected to create 250 jobs while under construction and employ 250 when it opens. The hotel’s site will connect to the main gate … Continue reading

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Travel Mom Tells Atlanta that Polk is THE Destination!

Travel Mom has Central Florida message. Segment leads with LEGOLAND Florida and includes Fantasy of Flight, Bok Tower Gardens, Camp Mack and more. This showcases Polk County as the great destination we know it to be!  It will also be … Continue reading

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