Reminder- LEGO® KidsFest Virginia

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This is going to be an amazing event for every child (and adult!) that loves LEGO®! I realize that Richmond isn't my usual posting area but I know many of you will want to be a part of this great event.

The LEGO KidsFest is a giant traveling LEGO expo and it is coming to Virginia’s Greater Richmond Convention Center in October!

Ready your building skills! The LEGO KidsFest, a nationally-traveling giant LEGO expo, is coming to a city near you! This interactiveLEGO extravaganza brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in an activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests.

On tour since 2009, nearly 420,000 have attended a LEGO KidsFest. Previous tour stops include Minneapolis, Boston, Austin, Cincinnati, Denver, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Hartford, Milwaukee, San Jose, Phoenix, Louisville, Cleveland and Raleigh. Tickets for many cities have sold out with 27,000 to 30,000 visitors in attendance at each venue.

When: October 3-5, 2014

Where: Virginia’s Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 North Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Cost: Five identical sessions are available, all identical and 4 1/2 hours each. Tickets are $20 for kids and $22 for adults. {updated pricing - thanks Colleen!}

For more information and to purchase tickets, log on to www.LEGOKidsFest.com

Wondering what to expect and if it is worth the drive? Here are some pictures and a few examples of planned activities:

  • LEGO Model Gallery: dozens of life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks
  • LEGO Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who get paid to play
  • Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the U.S. (in U.S. Markets only)
  • Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family
  • Construction Zones: creative free build, play and display areas
  • LEGO DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through building
  • LEGO Retail and KidsFest Marketplace: purchase LEGO and official KidsFest tour merchandise
  • Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO bricks for creative play and enjoyment
  • Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color to foster group creativity
  • Brickscapes: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO and DUPLO sets
  • LEGO CHIMA: choose your tribe and test your Speedor battling skills
  • And much more, covering over 150,000 square feet of space
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