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BrickUniverse: Convention for LEGO fans


  • Sat, Apr 14, 2018 – Sun, Apr 15, 2018 April 14: 9AM-1PM, 1PM-5PM // April 15: 9AM-1PM, 1PM-5PM

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LOCATION: Raleigh Convention Center - 500 S Salisbury St

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention returns to Raleigh, North Carolina at the Raleigh Convention Center next month: April 14-15, 2018 The event is building on LEGO's amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody's favorite plastic building blocks. The 2018 convention will have all-new LEGO attractions and exhibits. BrickUniverse brings together the world of LEGO. Renown professional LEGO artists from around the world showcase hundreds of incredible LEGO displays. Interactive building stations will let attendees' imagination run wild with thousands of LEGO bricks to build with. The Fan Zone at BrickUniverse features fan-built LEGO creations built by some of the world's best LEGO Fan builders, including renown spectacles from North Carolinian builders. Other attractions include: * LEGO Friends Building Area: tons of LEGO Friends bricks for building fun! * Big Brick Building: younger visitors can explore imagination through building with larger LEGO Duplo bricks. * LEGO Retail: purchase LEGO merchandise and goodies. * BIONICLE Warrior Building: construct a LEGO BIONICLE Warrior. * Star Wars Zone: build spaceships and more with thousands of LEGO STAR WARS themed bricks. * The Challenge Zone: compete with other attendees head-to-head in brick building challenges. * The Building Zone: thousands of bricks laid out for attendees for building and creating. * And more! Tickets are available for Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. After last year's sold out event, early booking is advised at www.brickuniverse.com/raleigh