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LEGOLAND® Florida kicks off third annual LEGO® Friends weekend

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On Feb. 15-16, LEGO® Friends Olivia, Andrea, Stephanie, Emma and Mia return to LEGOLAND® Florida to host a weekend of fabulous fun, glitz, and glamour! Now celebrating it's third year, this razzle-dazzle event puts girls ages 2 to 12 in the spotlight and lets them celebrate their individuality with a chance to walk the pink carpet, build LEGO creations with Olivia and sing like a rock star with Andrea.

Girls are invited to strut down the pink carpet at the Market Restaurant Plaza from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and show off their unique style and fashion for LEGO Friends Emma, Stephanie and Andrea. You can even smile for the paparazzi as they capture a photo of you and your friends.

The fun is only getting started there, as Olivia and LEGOLAND Model Builder are building a giant cupcake and need your help at the Girls Just Wanna Build Bash, being held at the Fun Town Theatre Plaza from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

If you want to show off your vocal talents, be sure to visit the Rising Star Sing-a-Along with Andrea, held on the Miniland USA Stage at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. There, Andrea will allow pre-registered pre-teens toshowcase their singing voice during the 30 minute karaoke sessions.

Everyone knows what an animal lover Mia is, but unfortunately she has rescued so many animals she has lost count. Help her find them by picking up a tracking sheet at the LEGO Friends shop to list all the animals you find, or entering online. The hunt takes place around the Miniland Water Fall from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. visit to enter online.

If you are lucky enough to have brought your best friend along for the day, you can enter the Best Friends Build Competition at the Imagination Zone from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. There, you can build a model that represents your friendship. A winning model from each event day will be selected to win a LEGOLAND prize pack. See official rules and prizes at park registration desk.

For fans of video games, (and who isn't,) be sure to test your video game skills and play the new LEGO Friends video game at the WB Games Zone from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

When you're ready to take a break and watch the fun unfold before your eyes, head to the Wells Fargo 4D Theatre for Stephanie's Surprise Party, showing at 10:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., where Emma, Olivia, Andrea and Mia plan a surprise party for Stephanie's birthday, but soon discover it's not easy keeping a secret from Stephanie. You can also see the Dolphin Cruise at 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., where the LEGO Friends demonstrate a science project to find a way to help dolphins in trouble.

Now that you're relaxed from the movie, it's time to party like a star at the BFF Dance Party, held at the Miniland USA Stage from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. At 5:00 p.m., all of the LEGO Friends will join the party to teach you dance moves from their music videos.

Finally, it's time to say goodnight to all your LEGO Friends at the LEGO Friends Farewell in Miniland USA at 5:45 p.m. Even though the party might be ending, the friendship will last forever.

LEGO Friends Weekend is included with park admission and guests will have complete access to a full day of theme park fun with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions.

The best way to experience LEGOLAND Florida is with the LEGOLAND Florida Resident Annual Pass as low as $99 each. Pass members receive unlimited admission for 12 months to LEGOLAND Florida and the LEGOLAND Water Park, as well as all other Merlin US attractions (LEGOLAND California & Water Park, LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, Sea Life Centers and Madam Tussauds), free parking and 10% off food and merchandise with no black-out dates.

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