February 25, 2024
This stegosaurus is headed for Dino Valley at Legoland California. Picture credit score: Courtesy, Legoland

Seeing a stegosaurus up shut and private? Maybe somewhat harmful. Seeing one of many Jurassic’s best rendered in Legos? Now that’s the ticket.

The big Lego mannequin is about to return to life at Legoland California Resort as a part of the upcoming Dino Valley attraction, set to open within the spring.

To mark the event, the Carlsbad theme park has revealed a sneak peek of the huge stegosaurus.

The fully-animated prehistoric creature is the primary of 17 Lego fashions that can be a part of Dino Valley. A workforce of Grasp Mannequin Builders from Merlin’s Magic Making Studios took nearly 500 hours to construct the stegosaurus utilizing greater than 119,000 LEGO parts.

The stegosaurus, recognized for a particular row of kite-shaped plates alongside its again, was recreated utilizing a rainbow of colours stretching over 11 toes lengthy. Weighing 672 kilos, this dinosaur can be fastidiously crated and delivered to Legoland California.

Highlights of Dino Valley embrace:

  • Duplo Little Dino Path: Hop on this four-seater journey to journey by means of the Lego Duplo Dino safari. Youngsters can use cameras to “seize” dinosaurs or play conceal and search with them alongside the best way.
  • Explorer River Quest: A river expedition to work together with dinosaur fashions.
  • CoastersaurusA visit by means of the prehistoric jungle of Lego dinosaurs. Circle across the 1,100-pound brachiosaurus and whiz by the 10-foot tall parasaurolophus.
  • Interactive Dino Space: Mud off the dust to disclose fossils within the Dino Dig space, construct roar-some dinos with Lego Duplo bricks and meet and greet new costume characters.

The 2024 season additionally will function North America’s first-ever Lego World Parade, launching this summer season in honor of the park’s twenty fifth birthday. Parade floats embrace a Lego Metropolis Firetruck, a swashbuckling pirate ship, and extra impressed by Ninjago, Lego Mates and Lego Metropolis Deep Sea Journey. The parade, additionally that includes entertainers with glittering costumes, is about to make its manner by means of the west aspect of the park.