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LEGO World 2018 at Jaarbeurs

Last updated 2 years ago by Michael Darmanin

This Autumn, the largest LEGO event in the world will take place in Utrecht. From 18 to 24 October Jaarbeurs will be converted into one massive LEGO paradise. There will be 35,000 m2 of fun with almost 6 million bricks used in Jaarbeurs Utrecht

Highlights of LEGO World 2018 will include the longest LEGO train track in the world, which is more than 4 kilometers long across a quarter of the exhibition floor.

You will be able to see a life-sized and controllable Bugatti Chiron which has been built with a million Technic elements and powered exclusively by the LEGO Power Function platform.

There will be 70 different play areas available to customers where you can enjoy life-size LEGO buildings, practice your Ninjago skills, and play with as many different displays as you wish.

You can of course learn a lot and for the children it will be disguised as play!

Using LEGO Boost, children can take their first steps in computer coding and bring their own robot to life. It can also be used to build models of your favourite film stars.

For the grown ups there will be construction works of 80 selected AFOLs (Adult Fans Of LEGO) sets, they will be able to participate in construction competitions or the Dutch Championship LEGO Building via Intertoys (This for children up to 13 years).

There will of course be ‘For kids only’ activities.

Children of all ages can enjoy themselves during the ‘for kids only’ activities. Uniquely they can audition for a voice role in The LEGO Movie 2 (which will be released in February 2019), take part in go-karting on a Go Kart Racing circuit, for the more adventurous they can climb the interactive climbing wall, attend performances of the LEGO Friends Girls and relax in the LEGO cinema.

At LEGO World 2018 they will be using more than 5.8 million bricks to play with which all together weigh over 14,000

There are 35 various life-size images of Star Wars, a Bugatti and also the king and queen!

You will be able to buy tickets via the website legoworld.nl .

A day ticket costs € 19.50 and is valid for one person during the opening hours.

A ticket costs € 25.00 at the box office.

Children up to 2 years old can visit LEGO World for free.

It is advisable to buy tickets in advance because there is a maximum number of visitors.

LEGO World is open daily from October 18-24 from 10:00 – 17:00 in Jaarbeurs Utrecht.

Image credit: “LEGO World – Fan Zone” (CC BY 2.0) by Brickset

Jon Wilkins
Jon Wilkins
Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.

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