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LEGO Star Wars Miniland Leaving LEGOLAND California in January

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Today, LEGOLAND California has announced that the LEGO Star Wars Miniland will be going away next year. For the past 8 years, fans have been able to enjoy some of memorable scenes from the Star Wars Saga which a scene from each of the seven Star Wars movies that are replicated in a 1:20 scale. The last day to see it will be on January 6, 2020 so as of this writing, you have 53 days left until it goes away forever. There’s no word at this time on what will be replacing LEGO Star Wars Miniland.

Carlsbad, CA (November 13, 2019) Come seek the Force at the LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland model display at LEGOLAND as we say goodbye! For 8 years, millions of LEGOLAND guests around the world have enjoyed experiencing the iconic saga by seeing scenes from each of the seven live-action STAR WARS™ movies replicated in 1:20 scale using more than 1.5 million LEGO bricks.

“Since opening in 2011 with additions made year after year, the LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland model display has been popular for children and their parents,” said LEGOLAND® California Resort General Manager Peter Ronchetti. “We are thrilled we were able to bring this generational experience to our guests and hope those who have yet to see it, or want to revisit with their friends, will come experience LEGO®Star Wars™ Miniland before it leaves us in January and before we prepare to build new memorable experiences for guests.”

The LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland model display has taken park guests

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LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Unveiled at LEGOLAND California

Yesterday, LEGOLAND California opened their doors to the public for to see the new LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star model which was created with more than 500,000 LEGO bricks. It is the largest LEGO model in the Miniland standing at 13 feet high, 8 feet wide and weighing more than 1,900 pounds. Check out the video below of Fox 5 giving you a sneak peek of the Death Star.

The unveiling of the Death Star kicks off the weekend early with the LEGO Star Wars Days event being held on March 7 and 8. Local builders will be on hand to display lots of cool MOCs. I’ve seen some early shots of the builds and they look awesome so far. I’ll be at LEGOLAND on Sunday, March 8 to cover Star Wars Days so stay tuned for lots of pictures of the event.

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LEGOLAND California Star Wars Miniland Expansion and Star Wars Days

On March 29, 2012, LEGOLAND California is set for the highly anticipated LEGO Star Wars Miniland expansion. There will be scenes built in 1:20 scale from 1.5 million bricks for all six Star Wars movies as well as the Clone Wars animated series.

One of the new models that will be displayed is the Opee Sea Killer. The video below shows Gary McIntire, the Master Model Builder at LEGOLAND California setting up the model for the new expansion.

Another model that was created for the expansion is the Sandcrawler which is for Episode IV where the Jawas are selling the droids. Also seen in this video are 3 foot tall minifigures of Luke Skywalker, Wicket, Boba Fett, Princess Leia, Anakin Skywalker, and Darth Maul just to name a few.

Star Wars Days

Starting March 31-April 1, 2012, Star Wars Days will be held at LEGOLAND California. There will be many activities there from character appearances to LEGO Star Wars Building Competitions and a costume contest as well. Click on the banner below to see the full Star Wars Days schedule at LEGOLAND California’s website.

I’m hoping to be there on March 31 and our friends at From Bricks To Bothans will be there as well. I’m looking forward to taking a lot of pictures and will be posting them to my Flickr as soon as I get back. It’ll be my first Star Wars Days so I’m definitely excited. Hope to see you there!

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