Friday, November 1, 2013

LEGO® KIDSFEST New England: December 6-8 in Hartford, CT -- Three Acres of Hands-On Educational Fun for All Ages -- #Win Tickets Now @LEGOKidsFest

Disclosure: I was given tickets to the events from the show's promoter, as a thank you for promoting this event through my blog and social media sites. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

LEGO 2013 minifigure

Fun Facts About LEGO:

Did you know?...
  • More than 400 billion LEGO® bricks have been produced since 1949.
  • The LEGO® minifigure represents the world's largest population of people! Over 4 billion minifigures have been produced in the last 30 years. This is almost 12 times the population of the United States!
  • LEGO® minifigures are out of this world, literally. The 2 Mars Rovers have an image of the LEGO® minifigure etched into their front grill.
  • Approximately 7 LEGO® sets are sold each second.
  • There are about 62 LEGO® bricks for every one of the world's 6 billion inhabitants.
  • Laid end to end, the number of LEGO® bricks sold in a year would reach more than 5 times around the world.
  • There are 915 million ways to combine six eight-stud LEGO® bricks.
  • Children around the world spend 5 billion hours a year playing with LEGO® bricks.
  • There are about 62 LEGO® bricks for every one of the world's 6 billion inhabitants. 

Amazing, huh?  Well, if you love LEGO just as much as my family does and you live in the New England area, you will want to leave your calendar open for Dec. 6-8th.   "The LEGO® KidsFest national tour stops at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT, December 6-8, 2013, bringing all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in this three acre activity- and  entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests."

What to Expect at LEGO KidsFest 2013...Fun Activities, Demos and More:

• LEGO Model Gallery: 40 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.

• Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family

• LEGO Games Arena: roll the dice to play LEGO board games

• 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 merchandise and official KidsFest tour goods

• 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

• LEGO Friends: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO and DUPLO sets

“Any family who likes to be inspired, get hands-on and have fun together won’t want to miss LEGO KidsFest,” said Vince Rubino, LEGO events manager. “We’re bringing so many activities for Virginia-area families to test and showcase their creativity and building skills in what is sure to be a family event to remember.” 

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Ticket Prices

Based on sell-out attendance in previous markets, advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.

Five sessions – all identical – are available for the Hartford December 6th – 8th tour stop.  LEGO KidsFest tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for children and can be purchased online at  

Please click here to proceed to ShowClix, our ticketing website (ShowClix will open in a new window). Please note, pending availability, all tickets will be sold online up until the start time of each session. Once a session begins, tickets will be available only at the box office.

Tickets are currently available for ALL SESSIONS. *Service charges and taxes may apply. 

ShowClix, our ticket service provider, applies a $0.50 service charge to all ticket purchases. 

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no tickets available at the door for any session listed as "Sold Out." 

Group sales (20+ tickets) for organizations and companies can be purchased (credit card orders only) by calling 860.953.4500 ext. 144 at least two weeks in advance of the event (Friday, November 22). 

The LEGO KidsFest 2013 tour stops have included: Richmond, VA (February 15 – 17), Louisville, KY (April 5 – 7), Houston, TX (May 17 – 19), Phoenix, AZ (July 12 – 14), San Jose, CA (August 30 – September 1), Portland, OR (October 11 – 13), and Hartford, CT (December 6 – 8).    

--Win 2 Tickets to LEGO KidsFest New England--

I am so excited to offer one lucky Inspired by Savannah reader the chance to win a  pair (2 tickets)  to LEGO KidsFest New England Friday show on December 6th at 4pm.  To enter this giveaway, please complete the entries on the Rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!

About LEGO:

LEGO is the brand name.  One plays with LEGO bricks (not LEGOs or Legos). 

LEGO Systems, Inc. is the North American division of The LEGO Group, a privately-held, family-owned company based in Billund, Denmark, one of the world's leading manufacturers of creatively educational play materials for children.  The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities, and its employees are guided by the motto adopted in the 1930s by founder Ole Kirk Christiansen: "Only the best is good enough."  Visit the virtual LEGO world at

LEGO, the LEGO logo, and DUPLO, are trademarks of the LEGO Group. 

© 2013 The LEGO Group.

Disclosure: I was given tickets to the events from the show's promoter, as a thank you for promoting this event through my blog and social media sites. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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