On Tuesday, Legoland Florida held a huge press conference to make give major announcements. It was all part of their fifth birthday celebration, and also marks the largest expansions to date…of which there have been many!
Of the many big announcements, the first and probably most unexceptional is the Lego Beach Retreat. The new resort will feature 83 single story duplexes, for a total of 166 rooms, all rightbalongbthe lakefront. Rooms will be family suites and will feature a beach sandy play area, beach themed pool, restaurant and more.
The world of Ninjago will also come to life in 2017, as the park will build a fully immersive dark ride, and entire word around the Ninjago property. The ride is highly anticipated, and will be the same that is opening in California this year.
In addition to the ride, there will be an immersive land to accompany it, with more Ninjago fun.
Lego NEXO Knights 4D:The Book of Creativity, will be an all new immersive story in the Wells Fargo Theater. It will take guests into battle alongside the brave Knights. The new 12 minute film will open May 26th.
Lego Night Lights will take over the park every Saturday and Sunday from June 18th until July 31st with a huge event. Guests can meet their favorite Lego friends, build with Master Builders and check out a special nightly fireworks show every night of the event. It will be a huge Ninjago Fireworks display over Lake Eloise, capping off the night.
Finally is the Lego Build a boat station, now open at the Legoland Waterpark. The new area is modeled after the Lego Coast Guard series, and has tons of interaction for all guests. The new area then allows you to race your boats that you build.
In additon, the park is constantly adding new dining options, more models and adding even more WiFi throughout the park to make it a more enjoyable experience for the entire family.
Stay tuned for video and more photos throughout the day.
Legoland Florida opened in October of 2011, and has not stopped growing since. The park has changed from a one day destination to a multi-day resort, with tons of reasons to keep coming back. While the park is aimed primarily at families with young children, there is a bit for just about everyone to enjoy.
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