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Julie Estrada
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60-918-5377

Beth Chee
760-918-5379

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium

Crystal Kranz
760-918-5416



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LEGOLAND® CALIFORNIA RESORT
2011 EVENTS CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT
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Monthly Junior Master Model Builder Competitions at LEGOLAND® California
Jan. 8-9, Feb. 12-13, March 12-13, April 9-10, May 14-15, June 11-12, July 9-10, Aug. 13-14, Sept. 10-11, Oct. 8-9, Nov. 12-13 and Dec. 10-11

Become an official Junior Master Model Builder at LEGOLAND® California by competing in the monthly Junior Master Model Builder Competitions held at the Park the second full weekend of each month. LEGO® enthusiasts simply stop by the Imagination Zone and complete a model using the bricks and base plates provided and enter their creations in one of three age categories: 9 and under, 10 to 15 and 16+ (adults are welcome to participate.) Entries are judged by a LEGOLAND® Master Model Builder and one winner from each age category will be chosen. Each monthly winner receives a certificate and four 1-Day LEGOLAND California Hopper tickets, as well as being automatically entered in the Ultimate Build Off event at LEGOLAND on Jan. 14, 2012. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com or call (760) 918-LEGO.

 

 

LEGOLAND® Welcomes Kids’ Marathon Mile
Jan. 22

LEGOLAND® California is proud to host the Kids’ Marathon Mile on Saturday, Jan. 22 starting at 8 a.m. While this mile-marathon is designed for kids 12 and under, everyone is invited to participate. Moms, dads and big kids can join the fun in this non-competitive 1-mile run/walk through LEGOLAND, before the Park opens. Registered participants will receive an event T-shirt and be treated to refreshments, fun activities, entertainment and more! Participants ages 12 and under also will receive a shiny finisher’s medal, a free one-day Child Hopper Ticket to LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium (valid Jan. 22 and 23, 2011 only) and a free UltraStar Cinema child’s movie pass with a coupon for a free popcorn. For more information and to register, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.

Journey to the Lost Temple Mini-Musical at LEGOLAND®
Jan. 22 – Oct. 30

Journey to the Lost Temple is an interactive and hilarious musical adventure at LEGOLAND® California.  The 25-minute mini-musical
includes up to 25 volunteers and transports audiences back in time to ancient Egypt and Cleopatra’s lost temple. To
return home, audience members must help the show’s action hero, Johnny Thunder, find a lost time machine. The show takes place
in Playtown Theater Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Jan. 22-June 3; daily April 16-23 and June 4-Sept. 5; weekends only Sept. 10-
Oct. 30. The show is included in the price of LEGOLAND admission. Kids 3 to12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For a show schedule, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.

SEA of Love Valentine’s Day Celebration at
SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium
Feb. 12

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium invites you to fall in love with the ocean and its inhabitants. Did you know an octopus has three hearts, the male seahorse woos his lady love with tail-twining and some male sharks signal their interest with a love-bite to the neck? These are just a few things guests can learn when attending SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium’s Valentine’s Day celebration Saturday, Feb. 12. Kids can build hand-crafted fishy-heart Valentines out of 100 percent recycled paper and participate in other fun, interactive activities throughout the day. Love is in the air – and the water – at SEA LIFE!  All activities are included in the price of Aquarium admission: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

LEGOLAND® Hero Factory Grand Opening
Feb. 17

The all-new LEGO® Hero Factory attraction opens in the Imagination Zone at LEGOLAND® California on Thursday, Feb. 17. LEGO Hero Factory allows young guests to build and create their own heroes (or villains) and meet their favorite Hero Factory characters. From Feb. 17 through 27, guests will have the opportunity to build the largest LEGO® mosaic ever built at LEGOLAND California. The 6-foot-tall, 26-foot-wide mosaic made of 298,368 LEGO bricks will depict an iconic scene from the Hero Factory saga and will be a permanent part of the new Hero Factory experience. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day and the Importance of Being “Green”
March 12

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium shows it is easy being green by providing simple environmental tips to all guests during its St. Patrick’s Day celebration Saturday, March 12. The Aquarium invites guests to don their green attire and take part in fun, interactive craft and learning activities throughout the day. All St. Patrick’s Day celebration activities are included in the price of admission. Aquarium admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Focuses on World Water Day
March 26

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium invites guests of all ages to participate in World Water Day events on Saturday, March 26. World Water Day 2011 focuses international attention on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems. This year’s theme, Water for Cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge, aims to spotlight and encourage governments, organizations, communities and individuals to actively engage in addressing urban water management. Young guests visiting SEA LIFE this date can learn more about World Water Day through fun, interactive craft and learning activities. All World Water Day activities are included in the price of Aquarium admission: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

STAR WARS™ Invades LEGOLAND®
March 31 Opening

Take your family to a galaxy far, far away as LEGOLAND® California introduces an all-new STAR WARS™ Miniland area! Guests experience scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, plus one from the animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS™ –all made of 1.5 million LEGO® bricks. Interactive features, life-size LEGO models, and more than 2,000 LEGO models will delight guests young and old. Scenes include Tatooine where Luke Skywalker grew up; Endor; the icy planet Hoth and the Millennium Falcon. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

LEGOLAND® Introduces Fun Town Police and Fire Academy
April 12 Launch

On April 12, one of the most popular rides at LEGOLAND® California – Fun Town Fire Academy – is being re-launched as the Police and Fire Academy. On this classic LEGOLAND ride, families pile into a fire truck and power it by pumping levers up and down as they race other families to put out the “fire”. The first family to make it back wins. Now the fire trucks are being joined by police vehicles and families race to put out fires and stop bad guys. This is truly a ride where kids of any age can be a hero! Kids 3 to12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Celebrates Earth Day
All Month Long – April

Earth Day may officially be April 22, but SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium wants to inspire kids to do their part in caring for our seas every day! To help in this quest, SEA LIFE will offer an Earth Month-themed Daily Dive Show every day at 11 a.m. as well as special ‘green’ learning activities and crafting events every Saturday in April from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a special craft activity on Friday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All Earth Day activities are included in the price of SEA LIFE admission: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE and Earth Day activities, visit www.sealifeus.com.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Participates in Creek to Bay Cleanup
April 30

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium is joining forces with I Love A Clean San Diego and thousands of volunteers from across San Diego County to participate in the annual Creek to Bay Cleanup event on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cleanup sites can be on the coast at the beach or bay, or can include inland neighborhoods, waterways, canyons, or street sweeps. In 2010, more than 5,300 volunteers – including a large team from SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium – spanned across 69 coastal and inland cleanup sites, removing 160,000 pounds of debris that could have ended up in our oceans. To register for the Creek to Bay Cleanup, visit www.sealifeus.com.

LEGOLAND® MS Walk
May 1

LEGOLAND® California is proud to host the MS Walk on Sunday, May 1 starting at 7 a.m. The MS Walk route at LEGOLAND is a one and a half mile loop through the Park and is a great opportunity for walkers to get a sneak peek of the all-new LEGO® STAR WARS™ area and the more than 60 rides, shows and attractions LEGOLAND has to offer. At the conclusion of the fundraiser, all walkers will be invited to re-enter the theme park at a discounted admission price. LEGOLAND and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society anticipate approximately 3,500 people will participate in the walk to raise money to support the MS Society. In 2010, LEGOLAND walkers raised more than $700,000 for the MS Society and hope to raise an even larger amount this year! Walkers and supporters can register and pledge donations at mswalk.com

Octopus Garden opens at SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium
May 6

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium launches Octopus Garden, an interactive exhibit introducing families to the amazing world of cephalopods. From octopus and cuttlefish to nautilus, these distinctive creatures have almost supernatural abilities including camouflage, ink clouds and jet propulsion that will surprise and delight adults and children alike.  SEA LIFE admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For additional information, visit www.sealifeus.com.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Mother’s Day Celebration
May 7

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium celebrates mothers on Saturday, May 7 with a special Mother’s Day crafting activity from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The special Mother’s Day crafting event is included in the price of SEA LIFE admission. The mission of SEA LIFE is to immerse guests in an interactive, educational and fun aquarium experience while increasing awareness of the importance of safeguarding the sea and its inhabitants. Packed with interactive play zones, fun activities and unforgettable sights, guests are sure to experience amazing discoveries at SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium.  Aquarium admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For additional information on the Mother’s Day crafting event and SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

LEGOLAND® California hosts FIRST® LEGO® League Championship
May 21-22

LEGOLAND® California is proud to host a field of 75 invited championship teams from the U.S. and Canada as they vie for the title of FIRST® LEGO® League Champion. First LEGO League introduces young students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. Participants design, build, test and program robots using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology; apply real-world math and science concepts; research challenges facing today’s scientists; learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills, all while participating in tournaments and celebrations.  FIRST LEGO League teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society. For more information on the FIRST LEGO League Open at LEGOLAND California, visit www.LEGOLAND.com or call (760) 918-LEGO.

Splash Zoo opens at LEGOLAND® Water Park
May 26

Splash Zoo, a brand new area for toddlers, opens inside LEGOLAND® Water Park on May 26 – just in time to kick off some splashy, summer fun! The DUPLO®  Zoo themed area, located next to DUPLO Splash Safari and Kid Creek, features giant DUPLO Zoo animals – including a lion, a giraffe and a zebra – plus interactive spray pads, fountains and a teeter totter, all geared specifically for guests ages 1 to 3. LEGOLAND Water Park is a $12 upgrade from the standard LEGOLAND California admission and is included in the price of Water Park Hopper and Resort Hopper Tickets. Kids 3 to12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69 Toddlers ages 1 to 2, $3. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

World Ocean’s Day at SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium
June 4

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium next to LEGOLAND® California hosts a party with a purpose as it celebrates World Oceans Day on Saturday, June 4. The goal of the World Oceans Day Party at SEA LIFE is to raise awareness of conserving and protecting our oceans in a fun and playful way. The World Oceans Day Party takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and promises interactive fun for the entire family. All activities are included in the price of Aquarium admission: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

LEGO® STAR WARS™ Days
June 18-19

LEGO® STAR WARS™ Days return to LEGOLAND® California and promise to be bigger and better than ever this year! Join other STAR WARS fans for product viewing, building activities and giveaways and mingle with your favorite STAR WARS characters from the 501ST Legion of Stormtroopers. May the Force be with you at LEGOLAND! All STAR WARS Days activities are included in the price of LEGOLAND admission. Kids 3 to12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or
(760) 918-LEGO.

SEA LIFE™ Father’s Day Celebration
June 18

SEA LIFE™ Aquarium Carlsbad is celebrating fathers on Saturday, June 18 with a special Father’s Day crafting activity taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The special crafting event is included in the price of SEA LIFE admission. The mission of SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium at LEGOLAND® California Resort is to immerse guests in an interactive, educational and fun aquarium experience while increasing awareness of the importance of safeguarding the sea and its inhabitants. Packed with interactive play zones, fun activities and unforgettable sights, guests are sure to experience amazing discoveries at SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium.  Aquarium admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For additional information on the Father’s Day crafting event and SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

Red, White and BOOM! Rocks LEGOLAND®
July 4

LEGOLAND® California kicks off summer with a star-spangled Fourth of July celebration, “Red, White and BOOM!” The awe-inspiring fireworks show begins at 8:30 p.m. and blends patriotic music with dazzling pyrotechnics. Throughout the day, kids of all ages can participate in all-American family picnic games like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races and paper airplane contests. The celebration also includes live musical performances at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. by some of the hottest children’s entertainment groups in the nation. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $67; Adults $77. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

SEA LIFE™ Coastal Cleanup Day
Sept. 17

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium will take part in California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. Employees from SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND® California joins thousands of volunteers in picking up debris from our local beaches in an effort to improve the overall health of our beaches, bays, parks, canyons and open space areas. Coastal Cleanup volunteers are asked to register in advance at www.cleanupday.org. For more information on this event and SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

It’s Brick-or-Treat Time at LEGOLAND® California
Oct. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and 29-30

LEGOLAND® California’s Brick-or-Treat celebration is the biggest kids’ Halloween celebration in San Diego! Every Saturday and Sunday in October (Oct. 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23, and 29 and 30), revelers 12 and under can trick-or-treat on one of the Park’s exclusive Brick-or-Treat Trails gathering goodies such as a commemorative LEGO® brick, delicious treats  and other surprises.  These kid-sized cul-de-sacs feature LEGO-themed treat stations and offer a safe, fun and entertaining trick-or-treating experience. Brick-or-Treat activities are included with regular Park admission. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For information and to check special online offers visit www.LEGOLAND.com

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights and Fireworks at LEGOLAND® California
Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Don’t miss out on the biggest kids’ Halloween celebration in San Diego! Every Saturday in October from 5 to 9 p.m. LEGOLAND® California is transformed into a not-too-spooky Halloween haven for Brick-or-Treat Party Nights featuring costume contests, dance contests, a pumpkin patch building event, “howler of the hour” contests, nighttime trick-or-treating on one of two Brick-or-Treat Trails, live music and entertainment and a fireworks finale! And for the second year, SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium gets into the spirit of Brick-or-Treat Party Nights with its own Brick-or-Treat bonus station. For information on Brick-or-Treat Party Nights and to check special online offers visit www.LEGOLAND.com.

LEGOLAND® Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks!
Nov. 28

LEGOLAND® California’s Holly Jolly Holidays celebration kicks off Nov. 28 when a celebrity guest lights the world’s tallest LEGO® Christmas tree in the annual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Families gather around the giant tree which stands more than 30-feet-tall, is made of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO® bricks and surrounded by packages and LEGO friends the whole family can enjoy. The event features festive entertainment, fireworks and a visit from Santa himself! Annual tree lighting activities are
included in the price of LEGOLAND general admission. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

Nightly Tree Lightings at LEGOLAND®
Dec. 1-24

LEGOLAND® California hosts nightly tree lighting ceremonies Dec. 1 through Dec. 24 at Park close where a lucky child will be randomly selected from the audience to help pull the switch that lights up the LEGO® Christmas tree. The giant LEGO® tree has become the centerpiece of the holiday season at LEGOLAND California. It stands more than 30-feet-tall and is made of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO® bricks. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

LEGOLAND® Holly Jolly Holidays
Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25; and 26-31

LEGOLAND® California kicks off Holly Jolly Holidays on Nov. 28 when a celebrity guest lights the world’s tallest LEGO® Christmas tree in the annual tree lighting ceremony and continues through Dec. 31 when the season concludes with Kids’ New Year’s Eve.  The theme park transforms into a holiday wonderland during Holly Jolly Holidays which features festive entertainment every weekend; nightly fireworks Dec. 26 through 30 and an enchanting holiday musical. All Holly Jolly Holidays activities are included in the price of LEGOLAND California admission. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Holiday Happenings
Dec. 1 to 31

SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium is celebrating the holidays with a not-to-be-missed holiday-themed Daily Dive Show, a ‘green’ crafting event and other festive activities throughout the month of December. SEA LIFE is also sharing ‘green’ holiday tips with visitors in hopes that guests will take care of our environment now and throughout the year. All holiday activities are included in the price of admission. Aquarium admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $13 for kids 3 to 12. For more information on SEA LIFE, visit www.sealifeus.com.

“Let It Snow” Returns to LEGOLAND®
Nov. 28-Dec. 31

“Let it Snow”, an enchanting mini musical returns to LEGOLAND® California with a holiday story that is sure to warm guests’ hearts. Share in the spirit of the holidays with 10-year-old Emily as she wishes for some holiday magic! Emily’s toys spring to life in a musical celebration as they help her realize her Yuletide wish – snow! Will the weather forecast change in southern California just for Emily? The 20 minute musical holiday show features the Park’s signature song, “Season of Imagination.” “Let it Snow” runs daily Nov. 28 through Dec. 31 in the Playtown Theater. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

Holiday Fireworks at LEGOLAND® California
Dec. 26 to 30

A stunning display of fireworks lights up the sky over LEGOLAND® California nightly Dec. 26 – 30 at 7 p.m. as part the Park’s Holly Jolly Holidays celebration. The festive fireworks are choreographed to holiday songs from around the world. The best viewing spot is Miniland U.S.A. which is also decked out for the season with holiday scenes in each area. All Holly Jolly Holidays’ activities are included in the price of LEGOLAND admission. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration at LEGOLAND® California
Dec. 31

Midnight strikes at 6 p.m. in LEGOLAND® California with the earliest New Year’s celebration in San Diego County – Kids’ New Year’s Eve! Like the famous Times Square party, Kids’ New Year’s Eve features a kid’s concert and countdown to the new year followed by a huge LEGO® brick dropping 22-feet into 2011 and a dazzling fireworks display. The party begins at 3 p.m. and includes performances by some of the top children’s entertainment groups in the nation. Kids 3 to 12, Seniors 60+ $59; Adults $69. General Parking $12. For more information: www.LEGOLAND.com or (760) 918-LEGO.

 

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