This year’s next LEGO Creator Expert direct-to-consumer set is finally here. While LEGO fans in the UK were treated with an early VIP release a couple of days back, the sought after Fairground themed set is now available for LEGO VIPs in the US. As I previously mentioned, the LEGO Creator Expert Carousel (10257) sells for $199.99 and comes in 2,670 pieces. If you’re already a LEGO VIP member, just be sure to sign in at shop.LEGO.com using your LEGO ID. Equip the Carousel with the optional Power Functions and attach it to the rest of your Fairground theme sets, and you have an absolutely gorgeous LEGO carnival themed park.
If you’re excited to have your try on the LEGO Creator Expert Carousel, then placing your order right now is surely the best option. However, as of the moment, there are no current freebies or promotions attached to this D2C. But if you’re willing to wait until June 1 when the Carousel is generally available, the LEGO Store June Calendar mentions of a free LEGO Minifigure Travel Pack (5004932) for every single receipt purchase of $35 or more from June 1to 14. The second half of June also offers another freebie in the form of the LEGO Canvas Tote Bag (5005326) for purchases made worth $199 and more.
Check out this designer video to have a better appreciation of the LEGO Creator Expert Carousel (10257).
LEGO Creator Expert 10257
Ages 16+. 2,670 pieces.
US $199.99 – CA $249.99 – DE 179.99€ – UK £159.99 – DK 1499.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Discover the fairground’s star attraction with the Carousel!
Experience the majestic Carousel with a wealth of delightful features, including a large textile canopy, ornate reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, and a 2-tier deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with 5 buildable animal rides, including a white swan and 4 moving animals. Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates. This delightful LEGO® Creator Expert model has an iconic elegance that evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance and adventure. Upgrade with LEGO Power Functions for fully motorized operation.
- Includes 7 minifigures: a ride operator, mom, dad, boy, girl, grandmother and a granddaughter.
- The Carousel features a large textile canopy, ornate, reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, two-level deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with five buildable animal rides, including a white swan and four moving animals: an elephant, tiger, flamingo and a frog.
- Also features a sturdy, buildable base for easy transportation.
- Buy your ticket at the booth, take the stairs to the boarding platform and choose your favorite animal ride.
- Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates.
- Enjoy an ice cream, candy or a delicious hot dog as you watch the whirling carousel.
- Accessory elements include a camera, ice cream, candy and a hot dog in a bun.
- New decorated elements include printed tickets and printed storybook tiles.
- Includes lots of molded golden elements, reflective golden labels and medium-blue/dark-blue elements.
- Motorize the Carousel with the LEGO® Power Functions 8883 medium motor and 88000 AAA battery box (not included).
- Collect and build an entire fairground with the LEGO® Creator Expert 10247 Ferris Wheel.
- Measures over 12” (32cm) high, 14” (38cm) wide and 13” (35cm) deep.
Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
June 1, 2017 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone.