It’s not too soon to sign up for LEGO KidsFest. It’s coming to Houston from October 21 through October 23 in 2016, and it brings with it creative hands-on and minds-on fun of LEGO. Children and their families can build together, enjoying the entertainment and activity-packed event. It is intended for children (and LEGO enthusiasts) of all ages and skill levels. The fest will be held at the NRG Center in Houston.
There will be five sessions:
- Friday, October 21, 2016, Session from 4 pm to 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 22, 2016, Session I from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 22, 2016, Session II from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, October 23, 2016, Session I from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Sunday, October 23, 2016, Session II from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Admission is $19 for Friday and Sunday’s second session and $22 for both sessions on Saturday and the first session on Sunday. Each session will offer the same activities, and all activities at the fest are included in the ticket price. Tickets available online at ShowClix. They advise that, “based on past experience, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to avoid long lines and sellouts.” Children age 2 and under are free. Group tickets are available for non-profit organizations who are purchasing 25 or more tickets for a single session. Organizations must be able to provide their 501(c)3 form to prove their status. Group tickets must be purchased three weeks in advance.
- Art Gallery: A chance to bring out your inner artist and work on two-dimensional art.
- Big Brick Pile: Mix your children’s (or your) imagination with a massive pile of LEOGs.
- Brick Battle Zone: Get to create, build, and compete!
- Challenge Zone: Enjoy fun challenges and competitions.
- Construction Zone: Promote creativity in children ages five and up.
- Creation Nation: Express yourself LEGO-style on a giant map of the United States.
- DUPLO Build Area: Nurture creativity with LEGOs youngest fans (meant for ages one and half to five).
- LEGO Bionicle: Visit Okoto to create your own one-of-a-kind hero or villain.
- LEGO Club: Come by and sign up for the free LEGO Club Magazine.
- LEGO Disney Princess: Make up a fairy tale, create your own magical world, and then play with your happily-ever-after.
- LEGO Friends: Visit Heartlake City for adventures and endless story possibilities.
- LEGO KidsFest Marketplace: Shop for LEGO books, bins, t-shirts, watches, and more.
- LEGO KidsFest Theatre: Watch the fun at LEGO KidsFest Theatre, presented by Cartoon Network.
- LEGO Master Builder Lab: Meet and work with LEGO Master Builders and get help honing your creativity.
- LEGO MINDSTORMS: Learn about LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 and experience the latest in LEGO robotics.
- LEGO Mixels: Mischievous Mixels can be mixed up in fun and unpredictable ways.
- LEGO Model Museum: View and take pictures of LEGO models of all sizes with characters of all kinds.
- The LEGO Movie Experience: Help Benny, Emmet, and Wyldstyle overcome Lord Business.
- LEGO Ninjago: Spin be a ninja and spin and become a Spinjitzu master.
- LEGO Retail Store: Shop a great selection of LEGO products, including exclusive lines and new LEGO sets.
- LEGO Star Wars: Visit Yoda’s Holocron Vault and build up the Republic’s defensive with ships and gadgets.
- LEGO Super Heroes: Get your picture taken with Spidey and visit the LEGO Marvel Universe.
- LEGO TECHNIC: Whether you’re an experienced builder or a budding engineer, come bring your creations to life.
- Monochromatic Build: Challenge yourself to build a creation using unlimited bricks of the same size and the same color.
- Race Ramps: Race Ramps, powered by Toyota, will be distributing complimentary lanyards and giving attendees a chance to conquer the Toyota Towering Race Ramp by designing their own LEGO Racers.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit their website.