LEGO Movie 2 Welcome to Apocalypseburg (70840) Designer Signing Events

Starting January 16, LEGO VIP members can purchase the mammoth sized D2C set, LEGO Movie 2 Welcome to Apocalypseburg (70840) in any LEGO brand store and at shop.LEGO.com. To make the debut of this set extra special, LEGO has organized a couple of designer signing events where LEGO VIP fans who purchased the Welcome to Apocalypseburg (70840) can meet and greet the designers behind this 3,100-piece set. There are two designer signing events that you may want to consider if you happen to be in London in the UK, or Florida, USA during the next few days.

As mentioned in their Facebook events page, the first designer signing event to happen will be on January 17, Thursday at 12PM to 3PM (UTC) at the LEGO flagship store in Leicester Square London, UK. On the other hand, the second event will cater to LEGO fans in the US on January 19 from 12PM to 3PM (EST) to be held at the LEGO Store in Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Here’s a quick look at what to expect from these designer signing events.

Don’t miss your chance to meet Justin Ramsden & Paul Constantin Turcanu – the official LEGO designer team and master minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE 2 ‘Welcome to Apocalypseburg’ set and get it signed.

Open to LEGO VIPs only!
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Please note, there is a limit of only 2 sets per person to get signed.

If you’re not a LEGO VIP member, then this might be a good time to upgrade your account. Other than the Welcome to Apocalypseburg set, Justin Ramsden is also credited for designing the much larger set, LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043), and other LEGO Marvel Superheroes sets.

 

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Here’s A List of Epic In-Store The LEGO Movie 2 Events Happening at Toys R Us Stores in Canada

We’re just roughly three weeks away before The LEGO Movie 2 lands in cinemas, and we can expect a lot more in-store events to happen as part of the film’s promotions. LEGO fans in North America, particularly in Canada are in for a treat at selected Toys R Us stores, where the TRU brand is still going strong. Beginning this Saturday, January 19 up until February 9, Toys R Us stores across Canada will be hosting the following LEGO Movie 2 events that will give kids the chance to build and take their very own LEGO Movie 2 creations. Here’s a rundown of these events as posted in TRU Canada’s event page.

January 19 (11AM to 1PM)

Be an Epic LEGO Builder!

Use your imagination and build your own scene from the movie! Plus take home a FREE movie poster! Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. While they last. Max. 100 per store.

Exclusive LEGO Event – Build Something Awesome Together at Toys R Us Langley in Willowbrook Mall

 On Saturday, January 19th & Sunday, January 20th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., come hang out and watch as Canada’s only Lego Certified Professional, Robin Sather, builds a giant model of Emmet’s Dreamhouse! It’s going to be 6 feet tall – you’ll have to come in to see it to believe it!

Plus, kids can get inspired to make and display their own awesome creation and receive a FREE movie poster giveaway!

 

January 26 (11AM to 1PM)

R Club Members Exclusive Event – Parent and Toddler Creative Play Time

Use your imagination to build a LEGO® DUPLO® alien to take home! Registration required. Not an R club member? Join the R club program for exclusive offers and events. Sign-up in-store with your R Club card by Jan. 24. Recommended for ages 1 ½ years or older. While quantities last. Max. 50 registrants per store.

 

February 2 (11AM to 1PM)

Build an Original LEGO Character!

 

Use bricks to build your own original LEGO character and take it home! Recommended for kids ages 4 and up.

 

February 9 (11AM to 1PM)

Build Emmet’s House or Rescue Rocket!

 

A 2-in-1 Make and Take! Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. Max. 200 builds per store, while they last!

So if you happen to live in Canada and you have a TRU store near you, it pays off to know these events and pre-register as needed. What is interesting is the micro-build of Emmet’s House which will be given away on February 9, though better expect this to run out quickly since it is only limited to 200 freebies per store.

A Look at the LEGO Movie 2 McDonald’s Happy Meal Promotions

This may not come as a surprise for most LEGO fans, since similar to previous McDonald’s promotions, it has not been once that LEGO has partnered together with the international fast-food chain in promoting their brick-inspired films. And from 2014’s LEGO Movie lenticular cups to the LEGO Batman Movie assorted toys from 2017, we now have the latest wave of LEGO Movie 2 McDonald’s Happy Meal promotions that you may want to check out.

The McDonald’s Happy Meal site has confirmed since the start of this year that McDonald’s will be giving away Happy Meal toys that are inspired by the upcoming LEGO Movie 2 film. However, the site has not revealed what these Happy Meal toys will be. If you recall, the first LEGO Movie Happy Meal promotional had a more uniform look with their series of lenticular cups, and this time around for the LEGO Movie 2 McDonald’s Happy Meal promotions, it looks like it will follow the same direction with their upcoming offers.

Tipped by a LEGO fan in Russia, Instagram user dscbricks has uploaded a photo that shows how these LEGO Movie 2 McDonalds Happy Meal toys will look like.

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The LEGO Movie 2 McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys First Look A few weeks ago we revealed McDonald’s plans to include The LEGO Movie 2 themed toys in next months Happy Meals. Now we have an image of what the toys will look like courtesy of a LEGO fan in Russia. The new LEGO Movie 2 Happy Meal Toys feature odd oversized LEGO Minifigure head keychains! From what we can tell each head will be able to open up to reveal a small storage space. There is no word yet as to what is inside (if anything). Some speculate that the heads include games and activities based on the new movie. We hope each head contains a Minifig, but we know chances of that happening are very slim. What do you think will be inside each McDonalds The LEGO Movie 2 Happy Meal Minifig head? Let us know in the comments below! #lego #legos #lego2019 #legonews #legoleak #legoleaks #mcdonalds #legoset #legosets #legoinstagram #legostagram #legominifigures #minifigures #legominifigs #legotoy #legotoys #mcdonalds #happymeal #happymealtoys #happymeals #happymealtoy #legomania #dscbricks

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Based on a description by dscbricks, these are actually over-sized minifigure heads based on the characters from the sequel. We have Emmet, Lucy, Batman, Ultrakatty, Sweet Mayhem, Benny, Superman, Rex Dangervest, 2 Duplon Invaders, Wonder Woman, and Unikitty in her normal, cheery look. Furthermore, each minifigure head keychain is said to open up to reveal a small compartment to put on any knick-knacks that you might fancy. There is no confirmation if there will be anything inside as part of the promotional, but it’s most likely to include some small toys, games, puzzles, stickers and other similar stuff. It’s best not to expect any actual LEGO pieces though, and even minifigures for that matter.

There is no word yet if this LEGO Movie 2 McDonald’s Happy Meal promotions in Russia will also be the same in the US, but it’s not a long shot to consider the possibility that it will be likely the same. So what do you think about this selection of Happy Meal toys? Do you think it’s worth the buy? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod Revealed

After the reveal of a LEGO Movie 2 Minifigure Pack, it looks like the LEGO Movie 2 will also get its own promotional pod, thanks to this image shared by eagle-eyed LEGO fan, the_real_fcl. Based on its actual blister packaging, The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod also has a lenticular sticker common to other LEGO promotional pods. To be clear, I’m not really sure if this is considered as a promotional item since the Instagram post does not mention its availability, or where it was spotted.

The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod features Emmet of course (I think we’re getting too much of Emmet already), and a minibuild crane built inside the pod. It somehow deviates from the typical LEGO pods that we have seen so far since those previously released by LEGO portrays characters like Darth Vader, Batman, Zane, and Lloyd just to name some in a home-like pod that includes an interesting collection of minifig accessories. However, with the LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod, we see the ever composed master builder in his typical day of work, converting the pod into a sort of a mini construction site. I personally feel that it might be better if LEGO opted for the usual pod format, throwing in some rare minifig accessories instead. I also feel that we have too much of Emmet already, and it will be more interesting if LEGO opted for any another character in the film. I guess there’s no argument here considering the vast amount of characters available in the film.

In any case, it is still a nice find if you’re into collecting these pods, and we have to wait and see if the LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod is just a single tie-in pod, or will there be others to be announced later on.

Here’s A Compendium of 2019 LEGO Polybags To Watch Out For

For those of you following our blogsite and LEGO’s massive wave of new set reveals for 2019, you’re probably aware that a considerable portion of this includes a handful of interesting polybags coming from LEGO’s diverse themes. From The LEGO Movie 2 to LEGO City themes, these 2019 LEGO polybags are great finds in themselves if you happen to spot them in your local retail stores.

Most of these 2019 LEGO polybags are now available in Walmart and Target stores in the US, with some of it slated to be gift-with-purchase sets as part of LEGO’s promotional campaigns. Here’s a list of what LEGO has to offer for this half of the year. Of particular interest are those tie-in sets related to The LEGO Movie 2 such as the Mini Master-Building MetalBeard (30528), the LEGO City Popcorn Cart (30364) and a first for the LEGO Minecraft theme, a LEGO Minecraft Steve and Creeper Set (30393).

What 2019 LEGO polybag are you planning to grab this January? Share us your top pick in the comments below.

 

LEGO City Fire ATV (30361) – (available online at Walmart)

 

LEGO City Sky Police Jetpack (30362)

 

LEGO City Jet-Ski (30363)

 

LEGO City Popcorn Cart (30364)

 

LEGO Creator Fish Free Builds – Make It Yours (30545)

 

LEGO Creator Pelican (30571)

 

LEGO Creator Race Car (30572)

 

LEGO Creator Santa (30573)

 

LEGO Duplo My First Duck (30327)

 

LEGO Duplo Town Rescue (30328)

 

LEGO Friends Tulips (30408)

 

LEGO Friends Emma’s Bumper Cards (30409)

 

LEGO Marvel Superheroes Spider-Man’s Mini Spider Crawler (30451)

 

LEGO Minecraft Steve and Creeper Set (30393)

 

LEGO Ninjago Sam-X (30533)

 

LEGO Ninjago Ninja Workout (30534)

 

LEGO Ninjago Fire Flight (30535)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s ‘Piece’ Offering (30340) – (available online at Walmart)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Rex’s Plantimal Ambush (30460)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Lucy vs. Alien Invader (30527) – (available online at Walmart)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Mini Master-Building MetalBeard (30528) – (available online at Walmart)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Mini Master-Building Emmet (30529)

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Star-Stuck Emmet (30620)

 

LEGO xtra Sea Accessories (40341)

Free LEGO Movie 2 Tickets With Your Purchase of Any LEGO Movie 2 Sets

LEGO VIP members in the US, France, Germany, and the UK are in for a bricktastic film treat. Residents of these countries who purchased their LEGO Movie 2 sets worth $60 and above either in-store at LEGO brand stores, or online at LEGO Shop@Home are entitled to two (2) free movie tickets for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part once the film hit theaters on February 8. Other than a good number of TLM2 polybags that are expected to be offered as free promotionals, these free LEGO Movie 2 tickets are another incentive for LEGO fans when they purchase their LEGO Movie tie-in sets.

This promo period has already begun last December 26, 2018, and will end on January 15, 2019. Remember, this promo is only applicable when you buy any of the LEGO Movie 2 sets, with a single receipt purchase worth $60 and above. Here are the finer details of the promo for your reference. To know more about the promo’s terms and conditions just click here.

Purchase promotional THE LEGO® MOVIE 2™ products between 12/26/18-1/15/19 and receive 2 movie tickets for THE LEGO® MOVIE 2™. $60 minimum spend. Fandango Promo Code is good towards 2 movie tickets ($15 per ticket, up to $30 total ticket & convenience fee value or $25 per ticket, up to $50 total ticket and convenience fee value for residents of the cities of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco only) to see THE LEGO Movie 2™ at Fandango partner theatres in U.S. Not for resale; void if sold/exchanged. Limit 1 Code per person. To claim, and for full terms and conditions see vipexclusiveoffer.com. Keep your receipt and register 21 days after purchase. Final date to register is 2/25/19. Fandango Promo Code valid until 3/31/19. 18+. LEGO VIP Members only.

For the full range of LEGO Movie 2 sets currently being offered, you may visit shop.LEGO.com.

LEGO Introduces its First LEGO Minecraft Steve and Creeper (30393) Polybag

LEGO Minecraft is here to stay this 2019! And other than the introduction of new, larger buildable figures of Steve, Alex, and a Minecraft Skeleton, LEGO now introduces its very first LEGO Minecraft polybag with the Steve and Creeper (30393) polybag set. This particular polybag adds to the roster of other sets due to be released this year – particularly those coming from the LEGO City, LEGO Movie 2, and LEGO Marvel themes – whose building instructions were found online by Brickset.

This is a very welcomed gesture from LEGO since the Minecraft theme has been sorely lacking from polybags since its introduction 6 years ago. The LEGO Minecraft Steve and Creeper (30393) polybag features the typical Steve with a sword accessory, and a Creeper minifig, including a buildable TNT box. This simple build also comes with a play feature that allows builders to ‘launch’ the TNT by pushing a lever connected to a Technic pin. Like any other polybag set, this is also a great opportunity to have these two LEGO Minecraft minifigures added to your collection without breaking the bank. For your reference, here are the building instructions for this polybag.

Details are scant though as of this posting, regarding the availability of the LEGO Minecraft Steve and Creeper (30393) polybag, and my guess is that it may be a part of an upcoming promotional at LEGO stores and LEGO Shop@HOme. I’ll keep you posted as more info comes in. Be sure to check out as well the rest of this year’s LEGO Minecraft sets. Just click on the links below for more info at shop.LEGO.com

Minecraft Steve BigFig with Parrot (21148)

 

Minecraft Alex BigFig with Chicken (21149)

 

Minecraft Skeleton BigFig with Magma Cube (21150)

 

The End Battle (21151)

 

Pirate Ship (21152)

LEGO Seasonal Penguin Girl Winter Hut (5005251) Minifigure Images Uploaded Via LEGO’s Servers

We’ve come to expect at certain seasons and occasions of the year that LEGO will release a new, costumed minifigure contained in a house-shaped box package. This usual setup has the dual purpose of having the box serve as a cheap background for play with the costumed minifigure. And if you recall from July of last year, we first spotted this on the wild. Since then, LEGO was pretty silent regarding this promotional’s availability. On Christmas Eve, it was noticed by eagle-eyed LEGO fans that the servers for LEGO’s websites now held the first official images for the latest LEGO seasonal costumed LEGO minifigure, now since spread throughout the rest of the internet. This is the LEGO Seasonal Penguin Girl Winter Hut (5005251), one last themed LEGO product for the soon-concluding holidays.

For a change, the product specifically calls the minifigure character to be a girl, though it would be relatively hard to tell minifig gender when they’re wearing a full-body costume. Anyway, the LEGO Seasonal Penguin Girl Winter Hut (5005251) comes with a pair of skis for equipment, with its box packaging depicting a cozy, Winter Hut facade. Here’s a look at its content courtesy of an eBay user.

 

It’s estimated that LEGO will start the promo for the Penguin Girl Winter Hut (5005251) sometime before the year actually ends. Most likely it’ll be available with a minimum purchase, the precise details to be shared to LEGO fans who have signed up for email alerts from their website.

Minifigures Galore in Shope@Home’s LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704) Promo

The promos just won’t stop coming at LEGO Shop@Home with more and more giveaways being presented that could be had with just the right amount of minimum purchase. If the nearly illusive LEGO Jurassic World Bricktober 2018 minifigure set (5005255) doesn’t catch your fancy, then how about LEGO Star Wars?

Shop@Home has introduced a nice little LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704) that’s filled with a selection of minifigures that have come out for the line and made available in past promos throughout 2018. Every box has five of these minifigures, and will be added free to any minimum LEGO Star Wars product purchase of $75.

But that’s not all. Everyone who makes the necessary LEGO Star Wars purchases on Shop@Home to get the LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704) will earn them a chance to win even more Star Wars goodies, such as jewelry in the form of R2-D2 (in platinum or sterling silver variants) and a Signed & Graded TC-14. Do note that this portion of the promo on Shop@Home is valid only within the US and Washington DC, plus in Canada (but not Quebec).

Considering the minifigures that go into the LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704) are all leftovers from previous Shop@Home promos, it goes without saying that supplies will be limited. So there’s nothing left to say here but to go and get it now. You only have until this Wednesday, December 19 at midnight (Eastern Standard Time).

LEGO Jurassic World (5005255): Last LEGO Bricktober 2018 Set to Be “Conventionally” Available in the US, Now on Shop@Home

If any of our readers has watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in cinemas lately, then they’ll get the statement “All right, let’s do this one last time”. We’ve talked about the 2018 LEGO Bricktober 4-minifigure box sets so many times before, as they became available (save for one). Now, the last of these has come.

After seeing the Harry Potter Bricktober (5005254) in Barnes & Noble, and the Ninjago (5005257) in LEGO Stores, now the 2018 Bricktober of LEGO Jurassic World (500525) is up on Shop@Home US. Note that supplies for this set, supposed to only be for the Toys R Us Bricktober event, is limited. That might explain the high $99 minimum LEGO purchase to get one of these.

The fourth 2018 Bricktober set showing LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (5005256) is apparently never coming stateside due to being an exclusive offering at Toys R Us Canada. That’s too bad.

One major draw for this particular LEGO Bricktober minifigure set is the fact that it has one new minifigure version of Jurassic Park/World franchise character Dr. Ian Malcolm. And apparently LEGO hasn’t mentioned that the LEGO Jurassic World Bricktober set (500525) will come to LEGO Stores, so the only recourse for collectors is at Shop@Home.