This weekend marks the long awaited grand opening of the newest Charlotte store location at the SouthPark Mall. Fox 46 reported back in May that Eric Wolfe, VP, Lego Group said, “Our store at SouthPark will enhance our consumers’ overall LEGO brand experience through product variety, store design and regular hands-on family events.”
One of the events going on in center court will be the building of an 8 foot tall Lloyd from Ninjago Lego figure. Master Builders Chris Steiner will need the help of local children to complete this task! Come out to center court this weekend to be a part of the magic! There are tables set out in rows with directions and Legos for the kids to build parts that are then taken to the Master Builder for him to assemble Lloyd.
While you are at the building site you can see staff for a Ninjago eye mask, stickers, current Lego Club magazine, and toy catalog. Don’t forget to get a completion certificate for your child for participating in the master build. There are plenty of staff available to help direct you to where you need to go or help your child with building their part. If that wasn’t enough excitement you can also have your picture taken with an adult size Lego figure.
The store is just a little way down from center court and is stocked with all the latest kits! Each day the store will be having different promotions that are special for the grand opening. If you got a post card in the mail a couple of weeks ago, I hope you saved it! Turning in your post card will get you a special Lloyd lego brick (with purchase). In addition there are Lego promotions going on like the free Pop Star Red Carpet Lego Friends set (with purchase), and you can take advantage of all of them!
I went down to the grand opening festivities this morning to check it out. I went early, to try to avoid crowds. The Lego Store had tons of staff available, almost too many people, so you will not have a problem getting any questions answered or buying any Lego’s. They also have a great number of staff available in center court helping with the building of Lloyd, which is really helpful since there were Lego’s and kids all over! I thought there would be terrible lines and I’d spend more time keeping my toddler in line then actually having fun, but I was completely wrong! This was a wonderful event and I plan on going back again this weekend to partake in additional building fun with my little Lego builder!
Make sure you check out the photos I took this morning from the event. You’ll see the new store, the building of Lloyd and the Master Builders, and promotional information.
This morning Wilson’s World on WCCB Charlotte was recording live at the store. You can see his adventure here and see his twitter photos here. The Lego Shop Facebook page also has a photo of the interview here.
Build Lloyd with a Master Builder:
Grand Opening Promotions:
Friday: Free collectible t-shirt with $50 purchase
Saturday: Free Lego store set with a $99 purchase
Sunday: Free Lego minifigure set with a $50 purchase
*Make sure to check details for any restrictions
Find the SouthPark Lego Store information here. See Lloyd’s adventure to Charlotte here.
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