Legoland Florida is preparing for its first full year in operation in 2012 with special events geared towards families with children age 2 to 12 from Lego Friends Weekend to Brick-or-Treat. 24th and 25th March 2012 Lego Friends Weekend is a daytime party for girls that includes a Lego Friends building event, entertainment, games, activities and more. This first-ever event celebrates girls and their personal individuality, just like the Lego Group’s newest line of construction toys. 14th April 2012 Runners and walkers can play – or run – their part during the Winter Haven Hospital Foundation Citrus Classic 5K. This community-wide health event is designed for participants of all ages. 4th July 2012 Celebrate the 4th of July with a bang at Legoland Florida’s first Independence Day event – Red, Brick & Boom. Guests will receive special 3D glasses that turn fireworks into millions of exploding bricks. Weekends in October 2012 Brick-or-Treat comes to Legoland Florida every Saturday and Sunday in October. This spooky, kooky event features themed treat stations with candy, snacks and a few surprises along the way. 15th October 2012 Go Legoland – it’s your birthday! Guests can celebrate Legoland Florida’s first anniversary with a very special celebration. Weekends in December 2012 ‘Tis the season for Christmas Bricktacular at Legoland Florida with a 270,000 brick Christmas tree and festive decorations. Santa Claus makes daily appearances in the park. 26th to 30th December 2012 Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve features nightly fireworks over Lake Eloise. Watch the spectacular fireworks explode into millions of tiny Lego bricks with special 3D viewing glasses. 31st December 2012 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Happy Kids’ New Year’s Eve at Legoland Florida where the giant Lego brick drops at a very kid-friendly midnight KST (Kid Standard Time) – otherwise known as 7 p.m. Other event elements include fireworks and a dance party DJ. All events except Citrus Classic 5K are included with park admission and subject to change without notice. For the most current information on Legoland Florida special events, visit Legoland.com.