• LEGOLAND® California Resort Announces Arrival Date of World's Largest LEGO® Model - Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter!

      LEGOLAND®California Resort is proudto announce the world’s largest LEGO®model is “landing”at the family theme park in Carlsbad on June 13, 2013. The LEGO®StarWars™ X-wing starfighter was unveiled for the first time today in New York’s Times Square bythe LEGO Group. Master Model Builders at LEGOLAND®California wanted to honorthe official LEGO Group launch by building a Miniland U.S.A. version of the LEGO X-wing and replicating its arrival in Miniland New York.



      The actual X-wing coming to LEGOLAND California is a1:1 replica made of five million LEGO bricks that took a team of 32 Master Model Builders more than 17,000 hours to construct. The model weighs morethan 45,000 pounds, stands 11 feet tall and 43 feet long, with a wingspan of 44 feet. After its New York appearance, the X-wing is making thetrip across the country to LEGOLAND California Resort where it will be on display for guests to enjoy through the remainder of the year.

      “The X-wing will be a great addition to LEGOLANDCalifornia where the LEGO®Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display hasproven to be very popular with our guests over the last two years,” said LEGOLAND California Resort General Manager Peter Ronchetti. LEGOStar Wars Miniland Model Display includes scenes from the six live-action Star Wars™ movies, as well as one from the animatedseries Star Wars: The Clone Wars™ all made out of more than 1.5 million LEGO bricks and built in 1:20 scale. Guests can enjoy even moreincredible LEGO models as they walk through the LEGO®Star Wars Gallery where they will encounterlarge-scale LEGO minifigures from each episode. Each LEGO model stands 3-feet-tall and is displayed on a podium for guests to get an up-close look.The 12 characters feature: Wicket, Princess Leia, R2-D2, Clone Captain Rex, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett,Chewbacca, Yoda and Darth Maul.
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        JediTricks -
        Ha! That is too cute! A miniland version of a life-sized event.
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