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Bricks by the Bay 2017 Press Release

Bricks by the Bay has released a press release regarding the largest LEGO convention in Northern California. The event will run from August 3-6 and fans can now register for it. You can read more about Bricks by the Bay in the details below as well as on their website.

Northern California LEGO® Convention
Bricks by the Bay, August 3-6, 2017

Northern California – June 20, 2017:

The Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara will once again be the site of Bricks by the Bay,™ the largest annual gathering of LEGO enthusiasts in Northern California and one of the largest LEGO fan conventions in the country. The convention will run from August 3rd through August 6th, with a Public Exhibition to be held on the last day of the convention on Sunday, August 6th.

This eighth annual convention will feature over 33,000 square feet of convention hall space with original LEGO artwork, models, and machines, many built on an awe-inspiring scale. Bricks by the Bay is a four-day long celebration of all things LEGO, where hobbyists, artists, fans, and enthusiasts come together to learn, share and play.

Convention attendees bring their wonderful LEGO brick creations to display. Attendees gather for brick building seminars, LEGO themed fun and games, and to hear from luminaries and ambassadors of LEGO brick building. On the last day of the convention, the public is invited to attend and see all the attendee built LEGO exhibits.

“Bricks by the Bay continues to thrive and has become an annual ‘must do’ for


Bricks by the Bay 2016 Press Release

Northern California LEGO® Convention
Bricks by the Bay, August 18-21, 2016

Bricks by the Bay™ recently announced its seventh annual gathering of LEGO enthusiasts in Northern California. Bricks by the Bay is once again coming to the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara. The convention is one of the largest in the Western U.S. and will run from August 18th through August 21st, with a Public Exhibition to be held on the last day of the convention on August 21st.

Under new leadership, Bricks by the Bay is proud to announce its new convention website at The website features a calendar of convention events and activities as well as online registration for convention attendees. Tickets to the Public Exhibition can also be purchased online.

“As registration gets underway and with the unveiling of the redesigned website, we are looking forward to the biggest and best convention ever,” said Bricks by the Bay spokesperson Patty Sherin.

Bricks by the Bay expects attendees from all around the country and the world who will be showcasing all manner of cool and exciting LEGO creations. In honor of its seventh anniversary, Bricks by the Bay’s theme this year is “Seven.” The lucky number “Seven” will no doubt inspire fantastic and awe-inspiring LEGO builds.

Bricks by the Bay is the largest yearly gathering of LEGO artists, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and fans in Northern California. There will also be games, contests, speakers, and workshops for convention attendees. LEGO hobbyist conventions like Bricks by the Bay bring together the LEGO community … Continue

LEGO Creator Winter Village Santa’s Workshop (10245) Officially Revealed

LEGO Creator Santa's Workshop (10245)

The newest addition to the LEGO Creator Winter Village theme, Santa’s Workshop (10245), has been officially revealed at Bricks by the Bay 2014. We first teased an image of the set back in May and now we get to see clearer images of the set. Santa’s Workshop will be available for LEGO VIP members starting September 17th and to the general public on October 1st. Check out the images and the press release below.

Update: If you’re wondering why one of the reindeer isn’t Rudolph, Marcos Bessa explains:

Rudolph is actually a trademarked character that I couldn’t include in the set, but there’s a spare round transparent red plate that you can use to do the magic!

10245 Santa’s Workshop Press Release

Ages 12+ | 883 Pieces

US $69.99 – CA $89.99 – AU $119.99 – DE 69.99€ – UK £59.99 – DK 649.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit for regional pricing.

Have festive family fun building Santa’s Workshop!

Enjoy the magic of Christmas with Santa’s Workshop, a festive addition to the LEGO® Winter Village Series! Gather your family around the Christmas tree to build this enchanting winter wonderland. Help the elves make the toys, feed the reindeer and help Santa load up his magical sleigh. Santa’s wife has baked cookies and the clock tower shows it’s nearly time for Santa to deliver the presents—all at the most wonderful time of the year! Includes 6 minifigures: Santa with red gift sack, Mrs. Claus with cookie tray and 4 elves with pointy


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