Monday, October 3, 2022

Celebrate the 4th with Merlin Entertainments Attractions

Here are the 4th of July offerings from MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS:

LEGOLAND California
Open 10 am – 9pm

The summer heats up at LEGOLAND 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 enjoy live musical performances and participate in all-American family picnic games like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races and building activities.

Red, White and Boom! Building Competition in the Club House

One winner in each age category: 9 and Under, 10-15 and 16 and up

Patriot Brass Band
9:30am-The Beginning
10:30am-The Beginning
11:30am-The Beginning
12:30pm-Miniland Stage

Lawn Games on Miniland Lawn

LEGO Friends on Miniland Stage

Stroller Parade
Registration 12:00pm-4:30pm on LEGO Show Place Plaza
Parade through Miniland starts at 5:00pm
1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizing for best patriotic stroller

Karaoke on Miniland Stage

Anthony the Magic-Miniland Stage

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

Uncle Sam on Stilts-Miniland Lawn

Patriotic Trio the Boom Crew-Stilts, Juggler, unicyclist-Miniland Lawn

Nalukai-The Water Park


Open 10 am – 9 pm
LEGOLAND Florida’s special glasses turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding LEGO® bricks making this show a must-see. The park will have extended hours with four nights of fireworks at 9pm.
A special all-American blow-out bash is reserved just for the fourth with atmospheric entertainment, backyard games and a Party in Miniland USA. Families can also build their very own star to add to LEGOLAND Florida’s first American Flag made out of thousands of LEGO bricks.
Red, Brick and Boom is included with park admission.
Red, Brick & Boom, Jul. 4, 10am-9pm:
Backyard games on the Mansion Lawn 10am – 5pm
Build your own star to add to LEGOLAND Florida’s first LEGO American Flag at the Fun Town Plaza 10am – 5pm
Meet and Greet with LEGO Friends Olivia at the Fun Town Plaza 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Party in Miniland USA with DJ Renee 5pm – 8:30pm
Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty Pirate-themed Pre-Show in the North and South Ski Stadium 8:30pm – 9pm
Fireworks Finale turns fireworks into millions of exploding LEGO bricks 9pm

President’s Gallery by Madame Tussaud, Washington DC
Open 8 am – 10 pm
In celebration of our nation’s independence, The Presidents Gallery by Madame Tussauds is hosting its 1st Annual Celebrate America event, inviting children and families to join wax figures of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Ben Franklin and other “Founding Fathers” for a fun and educational journey through American history and pop culture.
Free for all children under 12 years-old and $10 for those 13 and older, all visitors will receive complimentary American flags to carry along their journey through American history at the attraction, which will be fully decorated for the holiday. Attendees will have the opportunity to try their luck at a fun and challenging 50-question American history-themed scavenger hunt; free to all visitors. Those who answer all questions correctly will be entered to win a Madame Tussauds prize pack.
Additionally, the first 50 visitors attending the celebration on July 4th will receive a free slice of good ‘ole American apple pie courtesy of Pie Sisters of Georgetown and the first 100 will also receive a Buy One Get One Free coupon for hot dogs compliments of Ollie’s Trolley. Children at the event will also enjoy face painting, music and get to make and take home their own clay apple pie souvenirs, courtesy of Be With Me Playseum.
Compiled by IPM News
Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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