Providing a sneak peak at some of the key events, LEGO continues to keep a tight lid on the schedule of their first official Con with a teaser listing some of the event’s headlining experiences – including the reveal of a new Star Wars set.
The convention, which is being hosted at LEGO.com/LEGO-CON on June 26th, starting at 2 am AEST/4 pm CEST/5 pm BST/12 pm (noon) EDT/9 am PST and running for 90 minutes, will include (at the least) the following:
- Q&A with LEGO Minecraft designers and Mojang brand strategist
- Reveal of new Star Wars set
- LEGO Technic race
- A look at the new LEGO Super Mario sets
- LEGO Harry Potter live-build
- Interview with Michael James Massimino (NASA astronaut)
Excitement for the show is building and fans are speculating whether LEGO will reveal the already-announced UCS Republic Gunship or if they have something even more surpising up their sleeve.
More words – while providing no further details – were shared in the full press release.
Billund, DK - June 1st, 2021: Today the LEGO Group announces its inaugural LEGO® CON and invites fans of all ages to join the fun! This two-hour action-packed LIVE event will let kids and families discover the coolest new things going on in the LEGO world together with a community of others who share their passion for the brick and creativity.
During the live show, attendees can be the first to see brand new models and epic challenges, watch live building challenges with special guests, and even become a part of LEGO House history, leaving their personal mark inside the Home of the Brick! The livestream kicks-off with a pre-show of AFOL (Adult Fans of LEGO) inspiration before moving to the jam-packed run of show where attendees can also immerse themselves in live virtual activities and conversations with other fans from around the globe as they experience:
- VIP behind the scenes access
- Inspiring builds, and live building that demonstrate the endless possibilities of the brick
- Our official reveal of new products
- Exclusive opportunities to engage with LEGO designers and other presenters during the show
The inaugural LEGO CON will be hosted and livestreamed directly from LEGO House in Billund, Denmark on June 26th, 2021 at 18-20PM CEST (17-19PM BST // 9AM PST).
Many beloved product lines, including LEGO City, LEGO DOTS, LEGO Friends, LEGO Harry Potter™, LEGO Ideas, LEGO Minecraft®, LEGO Ninjago®, LEGO Star Wars™ , LEGO® Super Mario™, LEGO Technic™ and LEGO VIDIYO™ will be represented. Fans can also see inside LEGO House and get a peek at LEGO Masters from around the world. There are sure to be plenty of thrills and jaw-dropping surprises that fans won’t want to miss!
Interested in attending? Everyone is invited to join the fun and take part in the first-ever LEGO CON. To tune in live to this free event, visit LEGO.com/legocon. If you can’t make it on the 26th, don’t worry! The whole show is being recorded and can be accessed afterwards also through LEGO.com/legocon.
Will you be attending? What are your expectations and what set do you hope to see revealed? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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Having enjoyed playing with LEGO from his earliest years, Jeremy started collecting LEGO Star Wars in 1999 when the theme was first released. He has shared his thoughts and opinions on LEGO via a number of websites – including starwars.com, rebelscum.com and brickset.com – contributed to the LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary series and served the LEGO Ambassador Network as a Recognised LEGO Fan Media representative.