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LEGO Company Set To Own Legoland Parks/Merlin Entertainments

In a deal that has shocked the theme park industry, the Danish-based LEGO company has struck a deal with Merlin Entertainments to the tune of $6 billion. The deal is pretty fascinating in a lot of ways, but let’s back up a bit. Merlin Entertainments is the largest operators of theme parks and attractions in

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Will LEGOLAND Florida’s Flying Theater Be Like Soarin’ At Epcot?

Theme Park University reader Steve writes in with a question about Legoland Florida’s upcoming expansion! Steve asks, “Long time fan of TPU and was wondering what is going on with The Lego Movie section being added to Legoland Florida. It looks to be similar to Soarin’ at Epcot and I remember you wrote about a

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Legoland Florida Adding Solar Panels To Parking Lot

If you’ve ever been in a theme park parking lot during the middle of the summer, you know just how much sun that blacktop soaks up on those hot summer days. In Florida, no theme park has yet to harness that energy for the greater good… until now, thanks to Legoland Florida. On Earth Day

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Legoland Florida’s New Lego Movie 4D Is Indeed Awesome

One of my favorite animated films of all time is “The Lego Movie,” which was released in 2014. The film is funny, charming, fast-paced and equally entertaining for adults and children. Finally, Legoland Parks have a worthy attraction of the hit film with their new Lego Movie 4D attraction, which  opens January 29, 2016. Original

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Want to be a LEGO Model Builder and get paid?

Merlin Entertainment announced that the search is on for the next set of LEGO model builders. Merlin owns LEGOLAND Parks, as well as hotels and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, and are constantly updating and adding new LEGO sculptures all the time. The new facility will be in Lake Wales, Florida, which is just a few minutes down

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Legoland Dollars First To Be Listed on Exchange Board

– LEGOLAND Florida has entered into an exclusive partnership with Travelex, an independent foreign exchange business, to list the resort’s official currency, LEGOLAND® Dollars, on Travelex’s currency exchange boards at 55  participating Travelex locations. This partnership represents the first theme park to have an official currency listed on a currency exchange board. The LEGOLAND Dollar will be

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Legoland Hotel Opens in Winter Haven Florida

On May 15, 2015 Legoland Hotel opened its doors after over a year of construction. After the opening ceremony was complete, thousands of LEGO mini figures blasting out of a cannon and parachuting down to Earth. The hotel features 152 rooms and room rates start at $219 per night. Each room sleeps up to five,

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Star Wars Takes Over Legoland Florida As Part of Lego Club Weekend

Legoland Florida began its Lego Club Weekend full of Star Wars-themed activities on February 21 and 22, 2015. In addition to the regular shows and attractions, there were special Star Wars events going on in virtually every corner of the park. They even featured a Lego Star Wars art gallery featuring photographs of various characters

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Legoland Florida Goes Green For Earth Day

Recently, in honor of Earth Day 2014, Legoland Florida took on several initiatives in an effort to make the park more eco-friendly, but to educate park goers about how green energy works. In celebration of a new partnership with Tampa Electric, yesterday all 150 acres of Legoland ran on 100% on renewable energy for the entire day.

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“Everything Is Awesome” At Legoland Florida

After being totally charmed and captivated by the The Lego Movie (it’s as good as any Disney/Pixar film in recent years – you should see it if you have little ones or not, seriously!), I decided to take a trip down to Winter Haven, Florida where there have been numerous additions and upgrades recently to

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