Brickworld's LEGO expo to go virtual for fans worldwide Oct. 30-31
Brickworld® LEGO® Expo celebrates Halloween weekend with "The Brickworld Halloween Virtual Con" October 31, featuring Great Ball Contraption, LEGO Masters contestants Corey and Travis Samuels, and Jessica Ragzy. Three will also be presentations from official LEGO employees, detailed expert LEGO creations, and vendor rooms.
CHICAGO (PRNewswire) -- Chicago-based Brickworld LEGO Expo, which regularly hosts LEGO conventions throughout the Midwest, announces the Brickworld Halloween Virtual Con on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, 11 :00 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT.
The Brickworld Halloween Virtual Con will present an online array of LEGO activities for all ages, featuring exhibits, presentations, builds, games and vendors in a suite of Zoom rooms, including interactions with popular "LEGO Masters" contestants and fan-favorite displays like the Great Ball Contraption and castle creations from Eurobricks.
Tickets are $9, with $1 from each ticket donated to Brickworld's longtime charity partner Make-A-Wish.
Only 2,000 tickets will be offered worldwide, so early registration is encouraged at https://brickworld.com/brickworld-virtual-oct-31.
Each ticket is good for one connection, so an entire family can participate in the show for just $9.
If vacation and holiday plans for the family have been changed or postponed, the Brickworld LEGO Halloween Virtual Con is an accessible, affordable option for those staying #SaferAtHome as well as an excellent option to keep kids entertained while taking long car trips or visiting somewhere away from home.
Scheduled events for this expo include:
A room where guests can share their LEGO creations with other builders!
Demonstrations on building LEGO pumpkins; beginner and advanced
Interactive robotic Connect Four game
Building demonstrations - Rebrickable, Castle Village, Modular City, Mecha
Elvendale live interactive Halloween building activities
Castles, Villages and airships
Live character sketching with fan input by Bricks in the Middle's Kevin Hinkle
Q&A with LEGO employees: Chief Marketing Officer, Ideas Product Designer, AFOL Marketing Manager and more!
"Brickworld is pleased to continue to bring LEGO bricks to the world," says producer Mark Larson. "Our virtual events allow global fans to learn new construction techniques, be inspired by expert LEGO builds, participate in games and activities and remain #SaferAtHome!"
Brickworld is also posting ongoing how-to demonstration videos so LEGO builders can improve their skills at home: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP62HnLPkCoxj-JBETEp6aA
Brickworld's next Virtual Con will be taking place in time for the holidays:
Brickworld LEGO Holiday Virtual Con on Saturday, December 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT
Brickworld LLC is a private company that is not associated with the LEGO Group of companies. Brickworld operates expositions and conventions dedicated to LEGO enthusiasts and to supporting the creative community.
For details, call 317-572-5346 (LEGO) or visit Brickworld.com.
SOURCES: Brickworld; PRNewswire