If you’re in Columbus, Ohio or any nearby cities and have nothing to do this weekend, BrickUniverse 2016 will be held Greater Columbus Convention Center this weekend. The organizers have sent us a press release regarding the event and it lists some of the things you can do as part of the public.

The BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention is coming to the Greater Columbus Convention Center this weekend, August 20-21, 2016. The event is building on LEGO’s amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody’s favorite plastic building blocks.

Attractions at the LEGO Convention include:

– Brickmania: Massive historical LEGO models including 27 foot LEGO model of the USS Missouri, 24 foot LEGO diorama of WWII Battle of Peleliu, 6 foot LEGO model of Brandenburg Gate, and more
– Fan Zone: Incredible fan displays built by OhioLUG, GFLUG, and other Fan Builders from Ohio and beyond
– The Brick Show Superstore: Meet the cast from The Brick Show and purchase any new LEGO set you can think of at their store at the show
– Building Zones: Themed building zones
– The Challenge Zone: Fun LEGO challenges througout the day
– Jonathan Lopes: Select LEGO gallery of professional LEGO artist
– Rocco Buttliere: Over 30 scaled world landmarks built from LEGO bricks
– BRICK Theater: learn from LEGO experts, artists, master builders, and authors in teaching talks throughout the day
And more!

Tickets are available for either Saturday, August 20 or Sunday, August 21. Early booking is advised at www.brickuniverse.org/columbus.