Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 23 January 2020

A Lego festival is coming to Dubai this month

There will be more than one million Lego bricks to build and play with at the creative festival

From January 8 to March 14 a Lego festival is taking place at Dubai Festival City Mall. Courtesy Dubai Festival City Mall
From January 8 to March 14 a Lego festival is taking place at Dubai Festival City Mall. Courtesy Dubai Festival City Mall

The Middle East’s largest Lego event is coming to Dubai Festival City Mall this month, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival. Fun for kids and adults alike, the festival will run from Wednesday, January 8 until Saturday, March 14, offering a host of fun activities and a Lego Ninjago-themed Imagine Show.

There will be seven Lego-themed zones at the festival, located across the mall in both indoor and outdoor venues. The sections will be dedicated to Lego City, Lego Friends, Lego Duplo, Lego Ninjago, Lego Technic, Lego Architecture, Lego Shadow Runner and Lego Jungle. With more than one million Lego bricks, guests will be able to try their hands at building sculptures of trains, fire engines or even a Burj Khalifa model.

More than one million Lego bricks will be used to create the Lego Festival at Dubai Festival City Mall.   
More than one million Lego bricks will be used to create the Lego Festival at Dubai Festival City Mall.

"We have created the seven unique zones at the Festival to build genuine connections with visitors through engaging and interactive experiences inspired by their favourite Lego brands and characters," Urszula Bieganska, Lego Middle East and Africa's head of marketing said of the festival.

"We’ve tailor-made the festival activities and created a special journey with the aim of ensuring everyone, no matter what age, has an incredible time. Fans of our popular Ninjago characters will enjoy seeing them come to life for the first time through the impressive record-breaking Imagine projection that embraces the power of fire, laser and light.”

A Lego-themed Imagine show has especially been created for Lego Ninjago and is set to launch on Wednesday, January 8 at 8pm, with a fireworks display after. Courtesy Dubai Festival City Mall
A Lego-themed Imagine show has especially been created for Lego Ninjago and is set to launch on Wednesday, January 8 at 8pm, with a fireworks display after. Courtesy Dubai Festival City Mall

The Lego Ninjago-themed Imagine light, laser and water show will kick off with the festival on Wednesday, January 8 at 8pm in Festival Bay.

Spectators will watch the ninja’s battle against the powerful evil sorceress Aspheera. Throughout the festival, the Imagine show will take place hourly from 6pm, daily.

Entry to the Lego Festival costs Dh30, and the Imagine show is free to watch.

Wednesday, January 8 until Saturday, March 14; Sunday to Wednesday, 2pm-10pm, Thursday to Saturday, 2pm-midnight; Dh30; Lego Festival, Dubai Festival City Mall; Crescent Road, Dubai; 800 332; www.dubaifestivalcitymall.com

Updated: January 4, 2020 01:38 PM

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