CARLSBAD, CA (March 23, 2023) – Tour all of San Diego in just minutes! Today, LEGOLAND® California Resort revealed the world’s first LEGO® City version of San Diego. Located only 30 minutes from downtown San Diego in nearby Carlsbad, the new MINILAND San Diego provides locals and out-of-town families the chance to take in the entire city by land and by brick!
“San Diego is a beautiful destination filled with stunning architecture, landscapes, and history and there’s nowhere else in the world you can experience America’s Finest City like this – completely out of LEGO bricks and on a 1:20 scale,” said President of LEGOLAND California Resort Kurt Stocks. “Last year, we asked our guests which landmarks they’d like to see in our new LEGO city, and we’re excited to see their visions come to life. Many of our Master Model Builders are from San Diego and it’s been awesome to see the passion put into this new attraction, and I can’t wait to share it with the families that visit us from all over the world.”
The new section at the heart of the Park in MINILAND U.S.A. will join other iconic cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, and San Francisco. A team of 70 Master Model Builders used more than 5 million LEGO bricks to construct a realistic 30-foot beach, streets lined with 120 palm trees, and 55 San Diego landmarks, including:
In addition to the debut of MINILAND San Diego, families can anticipate bricktastic fun all season long at LEGOLAND California Resort, including new events and the return of beloved experiences like Red, White, and BOOM! (summer), Brick-or-Treat (October), and a reimagined holiday event, Holidays 2.0.
Starting today, MINILAND San Diego is included in the price of admission to LEGOLAND® California Resort. LEGOLAND California’s full 2023 operating calendar can be found here. For more information about LEGOLAND California, visit our website or follow us on Facebook. To book a Vacation Package at LEGOLAND Hotel or LEGOLAND Castle Hotel, visit our Vacation Packages page.Guests can also purchase single-day tickets or annual passes with or without a hotel stay. LEGOLAND Water Park starts its season on March 25th.
About LEGOLAND California Resort
LEGOLAND® California Resort includes LEGOLAND® California, SEA LIFE® aquarium, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Hotel and LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel. All are geared for families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. At LEGOLAND California, you’ll find more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the new LEGO® Ferrari Build & Race and The LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD based on the blockbuster films The LEGO® Movie™ and The LEGO® Movie™ 2: The Second Part. The new land fully immerses guests into the LEGO® Movie universe and places them onto the streets of Bricksburg. LEGOLAND Water Park features more than seven slides, sandy beaches and the unique Build-A-Raft River plus Pirate Reef and LEGO Legends of CHIMA Water Park comprising 10 acres of water fun! The nation’s first LEGOLAND Hotel features 250 rooms, all themed either as pirate, adventure, kingdom, LEGO® Friends and LEGO® NINJAGO™! North America’s first LEGOLAND Castle Hotel features 250 rooms, fully themed as Knights and Dragons, Royal Princess and Magic Wizard. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com or call (760) 918-LEGO (5346).
About Merlin Entertainments
Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's number one and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin operates more than 140 attractions, 23 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its millions of guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its employees.
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Park Kicks Off Spring Break with Exciting New Events like Scream Break, Egg Shellabration, and Low Sensory Sundays
AUSTELL, Ga — March 27, 2023 — School’s out, but Spring Break fun is in April 1-9 at -- Six Flags Over Georgia — the Thrill Capital of the South and home to over 40 guest-loved attractions. Spring Break kicks off this weekend with exciting new events and celebrations, including:
Brews & Bites, is returning to the park later this spring. Weekends, April 22-30, savor the spirits of spring with over 75 refreshing craft beers and cocktails, food and beverage pairings, and exciting live entertainment. For more information and to purchase a Brews & Bites festival punch card, visit sixflags.com/overgeorgia.
Named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, Six Flags Over Georgia is currently hiring across a wide variety of positions. Benefits include include free park admission, exclusive employee events, paid training and more. Interested applicants can complete an online application at sixflagsjobs.com.
Six Flags Over Georgia is open daily for Spring Break, April 1 to 9. For a limited time, purchase a Gold Pass now and get a free upgrade to Platinum. The Platinum Pass includes unlimited admission, free parking, access to Six Flags White Water and more! For more information and to purchase tickets and passes, visit sixflags.com/overgeorgia.
*Additional fee required.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of water parks in North America, with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For over 60 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Six Flags Over Georgia
Six Flags Over Georgia, the Thrill Capital of the South, is home to more than 40 rides and attractions including 12 world-class roller coasters and the seven-acre Hurricane Harbor water park. Six Flags White Water, the South’s Most Thrilling Water Park, boasts more than 24 state-of-the-art water slides, interactive children’s areas and wave pool. Six Flags Over Georgia and White Water are the premier destinations for thrilling, family fun
Theme Park to launch all-new Scream Break, nights April 8 – 15
JACKSON, N.J. – March 23, 2023 – Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari, the Northeast’s premier family entertainment destination will launch the 2023 season April 1. With a refreshed and robust event line-up, updated dining experiences and thrilling developments in the Safari, guests will have more to enjoy than ever before. The theme park will start the operating season with a celebration of Spring Break and the all-new, Scream Break.
“At Six Flags we’re laser-focused on improving the overall guest experience,” said Interim Park President Randy Wilke. “With investments in the beautification of our property, updated dining offerings, incredible safari additions and an exciting events schedule brimming with new, imaginative events; Six Flags is the place to be in 2023 to create lasting memories.”
Six Flags Great Adventure opening enhancements include:
Exciting Safari highlights for 2023:
Robust Events Schedule:
Coming later in 2023:
Six Flags Great Adventure launched their Spring Break Season Pass Sale with season passes starting as low as $7.99/month after initial payment. For a limited time, when guests purchase a Gold Pass they will receive a FREE upgrade to Platinum, which includes ultimate visits to Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor New Jersey, Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure, free parking and a variety of other perks and discounts.
The Six Flags Great Adventure properties are hiring for the 2023 season, which runs through Jan 1, 2024. More than 10 diverse departments are hiring, with most wages ranging from $15 to $20 per hour. Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Interested applicants can text FUN to 732-307-6688, log on to www.sixflagsjobs.com or visit the Employment Center daily from 11 am to 7 pm. Six Flags Great Adventure Employment Center: 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ. Next to 607 Monmouth Road, Cream Ridge, NJ, approximately ½ mile west of the main park entrance.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of water parks in North America, with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For 62 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks, and unique attractions. Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor
Six Flags Great Adventure is the World’s Largest Thrill Park with world-class, award-winning rides like Kingda Ka, Nitro, and Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom. The park offers two areas just for the littlest guests and great family rides for the whole family, plus entertainment, shopping, and a wide variety of dining options. Its Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure is one of the largest self-guided drive-through safari outside of Africa and gets guests up-close to more than 1,200 animals from around the globe in the privacy of their own vehicles. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is one of the Northeast’s largest water parks with more than 25 refreshing attractions for the whole family. www.sixflags.com/greatadventure
IT’S TIME TO SUMMON YOUR SCREAM SQUAD FOR THE ULTIMATE HORROR EXPERIENCE
SELECT TICKETS AND PACKAGES ARE NOW ON SALE FOR UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2023 – RETURNING FOR A RECORD-BREAKING 44 SELECT NIGHTS FROM SEPTEMBER 1 – OCTOBER 31
Guests Can Start Planning the Ultimate Fearsome Fall Getaway with a Variety of Offers – Including
Single-Night Halloween Horror Nights Tickets, Event Upgrades to Maximize the Fear and a Vacation Package that Includes Daytime Access to the Incredible Thrills of Universal Orlando’s Award-Winning Theme Parks
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Orlando, Fla. (March 23, 2023) – The world’s premier Halloween event, Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights, returns to Universal Studios Florida for a record-breaking 44 nights this fall – unleashing a new slate of horrifying haunted houses and scare zones filled with menacing creatures, and outrageous entertainment on select nights September 1 through October 31. Starting today, guests can officially begin to summon their scream squad and plan the ultimate fall getaway with a variety of offers available now, including single-night event tickets, event upgrades and a vacation package that allows them to relish in the thrills of the parks during the day before braving the chills of Halloween Horror Nights at night.
This highly anticipated event will bring guests’ worst nightmares to life within 10 all-new movie-quality haunted houses inspired by everything from top names in terror and pop culture to unfathomable original abominations devised by the twisted creators of the event. Guests will also navigate five scare zones throughout the park – each filled with hordes of gruesome creatures stalking their every move – and enjoy outrageous live entertainment. And when they need a break from the scares, guests can satiate their appetite with a frightfully delicious menu inspired by the event’s sinister lineup, shop the latest merchandise at highly themed retail locations that are attractions in and of themselves, and enjoy some of Universal Studios Florida’s most exciting rides.
See below for an overview of the current offers guests can book now to experience Halloween Horror Nights 2023. Additional ticket products and offers – including the Frequent Fear Pass and more – will be available in the months ahead.
SINGLE-NIGHT EVENT TICKETS
Single-night event tickets for Halloween Horror Nights are available now starting at $79.99 plus tax when purchased online. Pricing varies depending on date of visit.
PLAN THE ULTIMATE FALL GETAWAY WITH A SPECIAL VACATION PACKAGE
Guests can plan the fall vacation of their screams and save up to $200 (based on a seven-night stay) with a special vacation package that includes one-night admission to Halloween Horror Nights, five days of admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Volcano Bay, and accommodations at one of Universal Orlando's magnificently themed hotels. Package holders also receive exclusive benefits by being a Universal hotel guest, like access to a dedicated Halloween Horror Nights gate for faster entry into the event, Early Park Admission during the day, complimentary transportation throughout the resort, and more. This limited-time package is available for purchase now for use from September 1 to October 31 (savings vary based on length of stay).
Guests can also stay at the heart of the screams and take advantage of a limited-time savings of 20% when booking a four-night stay at any of Universal Orlando’s hotels (savings available for visits from September 1 through October 31).
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS EVENT UPGRADES TO MAXIMIZE THE FEAR
Guests can take their frightening experience at the world’s premier Halloween event to the next level with unique event upgrades, including:
Additional details about Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort will be revealed soon. For more information about the event and additional offers guests can book for their fall travel, visit www.universalorlando.com/halloween.
About Universal Orlando Resort – Where It’s More Than Magic, It’s Real
Universal Orlando Resort is an award-winning theme park destination that welcomes all to truly be themselves while enjoying world-class attractions that redefine theme park experiences. Here, a multitude of authentically thrilling, exciting and spontaneous adventures await – each inviting guests to embark on whatever vacation they crave while igniting their full range of emotions like never before – from the awe of walking the streets of Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to the rush of adrenaline that takes over when coming face-to-face with a Velociraptor in Jurassic Park to the wide-eyed joy of seeing an entire slice of cake atop a delectable milkshake at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen.
The 700-acre resort is home to three exhilarating theme parks – Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Volcano Bay – that boast some of the most innovative and immersive experiences ever created, with a fourth next-level theme park, Universal Epic Universe, on the way. Guests can also relish in exciting dining and entertainment at the Universal CityWalk entertainment complex and enjoy incredible accommodations and magnificent theming across eight hotels that offer something for every style and budget – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Aventura Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside and Dockside Inn and Suites.
For more information about Universal Orlando Resort, visit www.universalorlando.com
LEGOLAND® CALIFORNIA INCREASES SAN DIEGO’S POPULATION BY 3,800 AS THE FINAL LEGO® MODELS ARE PLACED INTO THE WORLD’S FIRST LEGO CITY OF SAN DIEGO THIS WEEK!
Master Model Builders install Minilanders as the final additions to the newest city in MINILAND U.S.A.
MINILAND San Diego at LEGOLAND® California Resort is officially opening on March 23rd, 2023 and America’s finest city is welcoming its newest residents this week – nearly 4,000 Minilanders who will populate this new city created out of more than five million LEGO® bricks!
San Diego Miniland Details:
Master Model Builders are fine-tuning MINILAND San Diego over the coming days. Installation highlights include:
• San Diego Convention Center: Master Model Builders drew inspiration from Comic Con and are installing hundreds of costume characters based on collector Minifigures this week.
• The San Diego County Fair: The team is hard at work setting up three animated rides (Ferris Wheel, Hammer Swing and Gravitron) along with fun fair food stalls, a farm animal contest, a chili cookoff and a giant vegetable competition.
• Downtown and Gaslamp Quarter: The streets will be lined with the famous lamps, parking meters and even fire hydrants, but it’s the people that will be the ones to spot here such as Minilanders in suits going to work, musicians playing in the city or a Mariachi band in Old Town.
For the new city, Master Model Builders drew inspiration from top San Diego neighborhoods and landmarks including the Rady Shell, Hotel Del Coronado, California Tower at Balboa Park, Petco Park, Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, and San Diego’s incredible coastline.
LEGOLAND California Details:
The ultimate spring break destination, LEGOLAND California features more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions including the new LEGO® Ferrari Build & Race, SEA LIFE® aquarium, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Hotel, and LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel. After a day full of family fun, settle in at LEGOLAND® Hotel or LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel (both only steps away from the theme park). Both hotels feature themed guest rooms and a separate sleeping area just for kids, along with an in-room treasure hunt with prizes, a heated, resort-style pool, and complimentary breakfast daily. Book the Stay & Play package to maximize savings on hotel stays and theme park tickets.
Visit https://www.legoland.com/california/homepage/ to purchase tickets and book an overnight stay at the LEGOLAND California Hotel.