We’re All Set for Philly Brick Fest 2016!


Just a quick reminder: Jason and Stephen will be at the Philly Brick Fest towards the weekend, from April 28 to May 1 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, Pennsylvania. They’ll be having another Brick Show Experience where you can have a chance to meet these YouTube legends in person. For those who were able to plan ahead, we hope that you were able to take advantage of the early registration that the organizers arranged as early as last year by Brick Fest founder Chad Collins.

Don’t worry though if you did not make it for the early registration since tickets are still available for purchase online. However, for those intending to stretch their luck for a Brick Fest Live VIP Weekend Pass, you might be a little disappointed since tickets for this are all sold out. Tickets are priced between $19 to $22 per person, while children 2 years old and below are free. Nevertheless, there are still tons of attractions and hands-on activities that will surely make your trip worthwhile. With over a million LEGO bricks on display and ready for play, this is one LEGO fan event that you don’t want to miss. Click here to purchase tickets.

Here’s Brick Fest’s official press release after the video plug:

Philly Brick Fest, the 4-day Fan of LEGO Convention returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center April 28 – May 1, 2016 in Oaks, PA.

2016 marks the 3rd year for Philly Brick Fest which is expanding to 140,000 square feet of space, making it the largest fan-created LEGO event in North America. LEGO builders from around the globe gather to showcase their fan-built creations, learn building techniques from one another, interact with other fans, participate in building challenges and activities, and most of all have fun.

This 4-day event is open to all LEGO enthusiasts, interested in connecting with other builders and having their creations on display for the public to enjoy during the public hours of Brick Fest Live.

Attractions include:

The Brick Show Experience: Meet popular YouTube LEGO show hosts from The Brick Show and be featured on in an upcoming video.

Brick Fest Derby: Build and race your custom built LEGO derby car down one of our 35-foot long timed tracks!

Collaborative Building Activities: Contribute to large-scale mystery floor mosaic.

Inspiration Stations: Add to existing LEGO cities and make them your own by building custom creations.

Video Game Arena: Have a favorite LEGO video game? Come challenge your family or make new friends in the Brick Fest

Gaming Arena playing your favorite LEGO title head to head.

Mini Golf: A miniature golf course built to inspire! Take your game to the next level on the Brick-Links.

Brick Fest Theater Trivia & Entertainment: Participate in LEGO trivia all while taking a break from what will be an overwhelming amount of awesome!

Mosaics: Using a colorful variety of 1×1 LEGO bricks, build a piece of art to proudly display for other attendees.

Shopping: Find new, vintage, rare, and custom LEGO sets and merchandise from one of the many merchants in attendance.


Brick Fest founder Chad Collins, during a recent interview, has this to say: “Brick Fest Live is really the ultimate fan experience for anyone that has a joy or love for LEGO. We’re happy to say that this will be the largest event we’ve ever produced… It’s going to have the most fanfare, it’s going to have the most LEGO under one roof that you’ll ever see. The one great thing that makes these Brick Fest Live events unique is that they’re events that are created by fans of LEGO for fans of LEGO. You’re going to see the largest variety of LEGO under one roof, guaranteed, and you’re going to be able to experience it in ways that are impossible to do on your own.

So if you’re living anywhere near the Oaks area, and you wish to spend a great and memorable weekend, the Philly Brick Fest is one event that we highly recommend ticking off from your bucket list, and be sure to drop by the Brickshow Experience activity area to meet and greet your favorite LEGO YouTube rockstars Jason and Stephen.

Author: Albert Balanza

Teacher, student, dad, AFOL, psych geek & everything in between. :)

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