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LEGO Imagine Nation Tour coming to Calgary this weekend

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DH Calgary Staff Sep 08, 2016 3:59 am

Everything is awesome! Calgary’s first ever LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is coming to town this weekend, bringing along expert Master Builders and unique LEGO creations galore.

The brick-building extravaganza runs from Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11, and feature 13 different pavilions and 20 stunning life-sized LEGO models.

Attendees at the show, the largest LEGO building event ever to hit Canada, will have a chance to learn building tricks from one of only eight Master Builders in the world.

You’ll also be able to help create a 40-foot maple leaf mosaic in the Creation Nation and test your engineering skills to build the strongest LEGO bridge in the Bridge Build Challenge.

The Brick Pit will give you a chance to imagine and build anything you like from a mountain of LEGO bricks of every colour and size.

Meanwhile, the newest LEGO Video Games from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will also be available to demo.

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Other attractions include:

  • 20 incredible sculptures, including a eight-foot-tall LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers model and a seven-foot-long LEGO Friends car
  • 4 digitally-enhanced pavilions, where kids can build a model from real bricks, scan it into a game and get a 60-second gaming experience of their custom creation
  • Model display areas for building and showcasing LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS™, LEGO Star Wars™, or LEGO Minecraft models

Tickets are $28.50 for general admission to a specific time slot and and be booked in advance at the LEGO Imagine Nation Tour website.

The tour has already made stops in Ottawa and Montreal. Here are some of the highlights so far:

Embracing the #darkside #lego #darthvader #starwars #LEGOtour #montreal

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LEGO Imagine Nation Tour Calgary

Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW

When: Friday, September 9 from 4 to 8 pm; Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 from 9 am to 1 pm and 3 to 7 pm

Tickets: Available online, $28.50 for general admission


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