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BRICKTASTIC 51st UAE NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

AT LEGOLAND® DUBAI

  • Publish date: Friday، 11 November 2022
BRICKTASTIC 51st UAE NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS
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  • All families to join the 51st UAE National Day celebrations at LEGOLAND® Dubai from 25 November to 4 December 2022
  • A playful learning ‘Parkwide Scavenger Hunt’ for youngsters to explore interesting UAE facts
  • Help build the world’s largest UAE LEGO® Minifigure Flag
  • UAE Salute LEGO® Model made from over 100,000 bricks
  • Characters’ Street Parade
  • Ultimate LEGO® sleepover at LEGOLAND® Hotel with exclusive UAE National day offerings

Dubai, UAE- 11 November 2022: LEGOLAND® Dubai is all set to welcome all resident and tourist families to join its 51st UAE National Day celebrations in the Theme Park from 25. November to 4. December, where fun-filled adventures will take place. Building the world’s largest UAE LEGO® Minifigure Flag, taking part in the ‘Parkwide Scavenger Hunt’ adventure– are only part of the exciting family friendly activities. Children will join the daily Characters Parade, take memorable family selfies at the ‘LEGOLAND Dubai Salute LEGO® Model’ – built with over 100,000 LEGO® bricks and explore the limited time snacks and treats offered exclusively during this special celebration. For families looking to double the fun for their little ones during the UAE National Day celebration, LEGOLAND® Hotel offers the ultimate LEGO® sleepover with exclusive themed kids’ activities, access to the theme park as well as an exclusive UAE National Day dinner* buffet to book and enjoy.

For the second year in a row and due to the popular demand, LEGOLAND Dubai is proud to invite its guests to build the world’s largest UAE LEGO Minifigure Flag to mark the 51st UAE National Day in MINILAND, where famous landmarks are recreated with more than 20 million LEGO bricks. Here, families play a significant part by picking their favourite colour of the UAE flag, build a LEGO® Minifigure and place it on the 3-metre high and 6-metre-wide stand, that holds 20,000 LEGO Minifigures, demonstrating the largest UAE LEGO Minifigure Flag in the world.

To celebrate a memorable UAE National Day, all youngsters can discover their inner detectives by joining the brand-new LEGO® adventure ‘Parkwide Scavenger Hunt’. Their mission is to unlock the ‘secret phrase’ through various clues scattered that need to be found and deciphered with the help of a Letter Finder and an Answer Sheet, received at the park entrance. The ‘Parkwide Scavenger Hunt’ offers a ‘playful learning’ adventure to the little ones, encouraging them to discover interesting facts about the UAE in a fun and entertaining way. 

That is not all - as the UAE National Day celebrations at LEGOLAND Dubai can only be complete with the special appearance of LEGOLAND beloved characters, greeting their little fans and taking selfies with. To maximize the fun this year, daily Characters’ Parades will take place at Factory Street, lead by the kids’ favourite LEGOLAND characters dressed in their special outfits in UAE colours to celebrate this joyful occasion.

A family tradition that cannot be missed by LEGOLAND Dubai visitors, is taking selfies at the instagrammable, 2.8 metre high - ‘Salute LEGO Model’, made entirely out of 108,231 LEGO bricks within 470 hours and weighing 230 kgs. This three-finger salute, popularized by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, represents win, victory, and love, and symbolises work ethic, success, and love of the nation.

To re-fuel the appetite of the young foodies between the exciting activities, families can choose from a variety of delicious snacks and treats. The Knight’s Table offers two limited edition UAE National Day meals, featuring the combo burger meal with a delicious burger, finger-licking chips, a refreshing drink and irresistible ice cream together with a limited-edition pop badge – as well as the burger sliders meal, created in the UAE flag colours with mini black beef burger, mini red chicken burger and mini green fish burger, served with chips and drink. All Arabic food lovers will find The Café offering a selection of mouthwatering sandwiches featuring shawarma and falafel along with exclusive limited-time waffles and pancakes, layered with the colours of the UAE flag. Furthermore, and for the first time, the culinary team will prepare the traditional Emirati sweet treat ‘Luqaimat’ in front of the park guests, offering them an authentic taste at various Luqaimat carts inside as well as outside the theme park. 

If this is not enough, The BIG Shop - the largest LEGO® store in the Middle East, featuring the biggest and most diverse selection of LEGO boxes and novelty items, LEGOLAND souvenirs and personalized LEGO gifts - celebrates the 51st UAE National Day in style, by offering a 51% discount* on a variety of selected goodies. At the end of an exciting day and before heading home, families should not miss collecting their own special limited-edition LEGO collector brick, commemorating the 51st spirit of the union.

For those wanting to take their UAE National Day celebration to the next level, why not offer the little ones a VIP celebration with the ultimate LEGO® sleepover at LEGOLAND Hotel, with its unique kids’ services - unmatched to any other hotel in the region? With 5 different room themes, whether ‘Pirate’, ‘Adventure’, ‘LEGO® NINJAGO®, ‘LEGO® Friends’, or ‘Kingdom’, kids will enjoy an overnight stay with exclusive themed activities including UAE National Day colouring, arts & crafts and UAE Flag build - together with complimentary breakfast buffet as well as access to the ‘51st UAE National Day’ event in LEGOLAND Dubai Theme Park.

Furthermore, hotel guests and non-hotel guests can check out * the limited-time UAE National Day dinner* from 1. to 4. December at Bricks Family Restaurant, while their kids can eat for free*. Here, an extensive authentic buffet awaits all foodies, with Arabic hot appetizers and cold mezze, live cooking station, lamb ouzi with oriental rice, Spanish dried beef, chicken tagine, Arabic mixed grill, seafood, paneer masala, Iranian rice, mushroom pie and much more! All this is topped with a special kids’ buffet full of their favourite bites, desserts and bottomless ice cream.

Only 130 baby steps, is the distance between LEGOLAND Hotel and LEGOLAND Dubai theme park making LEGOLAND Dubai Resort the perfect family destination with non-stop fun and activities throughout the ‘51st UAE National Day celebrations’ this year, whether for a one-day visit to LEGOLAND Dubai theme park or for an awesome PLAYCATION with a LEGO sleepover adventure at LEGOLAND Hotel including LEGOLAND park access*.

UAE National Day celebration event at LEGOLAND Dubai theme park from 25. November– 4. December 2022 is complimentary for guests with a valid entry ticket, as well as Annual Pass Holders holding a pass with validity to enter on these dates. LEGOLAND Dubai full day ticket price is AED 330 to be purchased at the gate or AED 295 when booking online in advance. One day ticket includes unlimited access to all rides, shows and attractions at LEGOLAND Dubai theme park only. Complimentary entry for children under 3 years – ID is required. LEGOLAND Dubai is open 7 days a week. The BIG Shop offers 51% discount on selected products and LEGO® sets – the applicable discount is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. The ultimate LEGO Sleepover is applicable for a minimum of one night stay at LEGOLAND Hotel in themed rooms, fully themed rooms and fully themed suites. Every hotel stay includes buffet breakfast, creative workshops, UAE National Day themed activities, outdoor family pool and access to a minimum of one LEGOLAND parks (LEGOLAND Dubai theme park and/or LEGOLAND Water Park)– tickets are applicable for one park per day. UAE National Day dinner buffet is available for hotel guests and non-hotel guests from 1.- 4. December 2022 at Bricks Family Restaurant at LEGOLAND Hotel from 6:30pm to 10:00pm and is priced at AED 165 per adult and AED 95 per child (below 12 years old) – no booking required, first come-first serve basis; ‘Kids Eat Free’ offer is applicable on one child with each paying adult from 6:30pm to 7:55pm only– offer is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Book online at LEGOLAND.ae for the best hotel rates, and get discounts on your day ticket when booking online at LEGOLAND.ae

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For further information, please contact:

LEGOLAND Dubai Resort

Nermin Abushnaf

Public Relations Manager

Nermin.Abushnaf@legoland.ae

Notes to Editors

Maintaining visitor health and safety as a top priority, the team at LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort have been working hard to ensure hygiene and safety measures are enhanced throughout the resort, including enhanced cleaning and regular sanitization of all touch points .

LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort for families with kids aged 2-12 includes LEGOLAND Dubai Theme Park with over 40 LEGO themed rides, shows and building experiences; LEGOLAND Water Park with over 20 family-friendly LEGO themed water slides and attractions; and the region’s only LEGO themed hotel, LEGOLAND Hotel with 44 LEGO themed rooms, 191 fully themed rooms, and 15 suites, two themed family restaurants and interactive activities featuring daily creative workshops, model builder, family pool and in-room treasure hunt. LEGOLAND Dubai is the first of its kind in the region and was opened in 2016. The first LEGOLAND Park opened in 1968 in Billund, Denmark, followed by nine LEGOLAND parks in 5 countries featuring United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Malaysia, UAE and Japan. LEGOLAND Dubai is located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.

For more information, please visit www.LEGOLAND.ae

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Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin operates over 137 attractions, 22 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its millions of guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its employees.

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About Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination. The destination comprises MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Guests can experience MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Hollywood-inspired theme park with the most rollercoasters in a single theme park in the Middle East, offering immersive rides and attractions based on famous Hollywood hits, as well as BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides, attractions and live entertainment shows based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The LEGOLAND® Resort offers guests an all-encompassing LEGO® adventure, with a LEGOLAND® Theme Park that offers unique and interactive experiences for families bringing the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful environment, a LEGOLAND® Waterpark which is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12 years old and a 250 room LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel offering fully themed rooms that can accommodate a family of five.

Guests can stay just steps away from all four of the world-famous parks at Lapita™, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, a Polynesian themed family hotel that is part of Marriott International.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, a free to enter themed recreational hub that takes visitors on a picturesque journey through well-known locations from across the globe such as; The French Village, Boardwalk, India Gate and The Peninsula, offering several instagrammable locations and provides the perfect backdrop for friends and families to come together, relax and recharge.

The destination is located on Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 5 in Dubai, 15 minutes from Ain Dubai, ideally located between both the Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.

For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

About Dubai Holding Entertainment

Dubai Holding Entertainment, is one of the largest diversified entertainment groups in the region, committed to solidifying the Emirate as one of the most sought-after touristic destinations in the world by offering an impressive range of destinations and attractions that caters to all residents and visitors to the Emirate. The portfolio includes, amongst others, Ain Dubai, the tallest observation wheel in the world; Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination; Global Village, one of the longest established tourist attractions in Dubai having opened its doors in 1997; Coca-Cola Arena, one the region’s largest multipurpose indoor arena; Arabian Radio Network (ARN), the largest radio network in the region; MPN a multimedia sales house, operating premium out-of-home assets, video production, event sponsorship and activations; Roxy Cinemas, a premiere theatre experience; The Green Planet a bio-dome spread over 4 levels housing a tropical indoor rainforest with over 3000 plants and animals; and Laguna Water Park in La Mer which has the only WaveOz180 Flow Rider in the GCC and the region’s first Manta family raft ride.