LEGO Convention is coming to Jacksonville this October – Action News Jax

Parents, here is some fun to do with the kids.

The BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention will take place on the weekend of October 2-3 at the Expo Center on the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.

This is the first time the city has hosted a LEGO convention. Here’s what you need to know about the event:

There will be an area with tons of LEGO bricks for people to build with.

Larger LEGO Duplo bricks are available for younger participants. The build zone will also provide thousands of building blocks for attendees to build with.

Families can buy LEGO merchandise and goodies at the event.

Star Wars fans have their own zone.

Participants can build spaceships and more with thousands of LEGO STAR WARS bricks.

Special Guest LEGO artists who have exhibitions around the world will be in attendance.

Professional LEGO artist Jonathan Lopes will showcase over 30 of his selected LEGO displays, including an 8 foot tall LEGO model of New York’s Woolworth Building. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to him about his job and how they can also become a LEGO builder. LEGO artist Rocco Buttliere will bring over 50 large LEGO models of famous landmarks from around the world.

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $ 15.

Organizers say tickets are usually sold out and suggest buying a ticket online early at www.brickuniverse.com/jacksonville

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