WINTER HAVEN, FLA. (Feb. 3, 2014) â€“ LEGOLANDÂ® Florida celebrates the launch of the first-ever, full length theatrical LEGOÂ® adventure, â€œThe LEGOÂ® MovieÂ â„¢â€, with a movie-themed weekend in the park on Feb. 8 and 9. Guests can head to their local theatre to watch â€œThe LEGO Movie,â€ opening nationwide on Friday, February 7, and then come to LEGOLAND Florida to see LEGO come to life amidst more than 50 rides, shows and attractions and special movie-themed fun all geared for families with children ages 2 to 12.
â€œThe LEGO Movieâ€ Weekend at LEGOLAND Florida includes the following activities:
- Â â€œThe LEGO Movieâ€ Scavenger Hunt – Miniland USA
- Movie characters Emmet, Wyldstyle, Lord Business and MetalBeard are lost in Miniland USA. Guests can help find them to save the day! Guests can submit an entry to win a LEGO Prize Pack at www.LEGOLAND.com. See website for official rules.
- â€œThe LEGO Movieâ€ Video Game Challenge â€“ Warner Bros. Games Zone
- Gaming fans can test their skills and play the latest action-packed video game, â€œThe LEGO Movie.â€
- Build Your Own World Competition – Imagination Zone
- Guests can use their imagination to build their own unique LEGO model. LEGOLAND Florida Master Model Builders will select a winner from each event day to receive a LEGO prize pack. Official rules will be available at the park.
- The LEGO Movieâ€ Mural Build – Imagination Zone
- Families can build together and help create a giant LEGO poster of â€œThe LEGO Movie.â€
- Character Meet & Greets – LEGO City
- â€œFans can walk the red carpet and meet two of the stars of â€œThe LEGO Movie.â€ Emmet and Wyldstyle.
â€œThe LEGO Movie,â€ from Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and LEGO System A/S, opens in theaters on February 7, 2014. Directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, it stars Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie and Charlie Day, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.
â€œThe LEGO Movieâ€ Weekend is included with park admission and guests will have complete access to a full day of theme park fun with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions. The best way to experience LEGOLAND Florida is with the LEGOLAND Florida Resident Annual Pass as low as $99 each. Pass members receive unlimited admission for 12 months to LEGOLAND Florida and the LEGOLAND Water Park, as well as all other Merlin US attractions (LEGOLAND California & Water Park, LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, Sea Life Centers and Madam Tussauds), free parking and 10% off food and merchandise with no black-out dates. For the most current information on special events, daily operating hours and to purchase tickets, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.