Fan Votes are in for LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona’s
Top 10 Local Area Landmarks
Vote Now in Round Two and Determine the Top Landmark to be Featured and Unveiled as Part of the New LEGO® MINILAND Installation
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona today announced the results of the public vote that determined the top ten landmarks that Arizona residents’ requested to be included in the MINILAND installation. The new MINILAND area at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona, will feature local landmarks recreated in miniature form, using millions of LEGO® bricks.
The top ten landmarks identified by the public in the first round include (in alphabetical order):
· Arizona State Capitol
· Chase Field
· Grand Canyon
· Mill Avenue District
· Montezuma Castle National Monument (Sedona)
· Old Town Scottsdale
· Tempe River and Beach Park
· U.S. Bank Center
· University of Phoenix Stadium
· Wrigley Mansion + Biltmore Hotel
Round two of voting for the MINILAND installation asks fans to choose one of the top ten landmarks. The winning landmark will be announced on Monday, Dec. 21 and unveiled at a special event prior to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona’s grand opening at Arizona Mills next spring. Voting is available through LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona’s Facebook page from Thursday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 18.
“MINILAND is one of the most popular areas at each new LEGOLAND Discovery Center,” said Elizabeth Mathews, Head of Marketing for LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona. “We’re excited to see Arizona’s landmarks come to life in LEGO brick form next spring. From University of Phoenix Stadium to the Grand Canyon, we can’t wait to see which landmark local residents select as their top choice.”
In addition to MINILAND, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona will feature two LEGO® rides, a 4D Cinema and play areas, making it the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground. To keep up with pre-opening events and activities, or for more information, follow LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona on Twitter,Instagram and Facebook.
About MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 111 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and c26,000 employees (peak season).
Merlin has twenty five attractions and two hotels in North America - including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park, water park and hotel; and LEGOLAND California theme park with water park and the SEA LIFE aquarium and themed hotel; Orlando Eye; Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York; Washington DC; Las Vegas; Hollywood; Orlando and San Francisco; LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Kansas City Missouri; Atlanta, Georgia; Boston; Westchester, New York; Toronto, Canada; a Dungeon in San Francisco; and SEA LIFE aquariums in Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Michigan; Dallas/Fort Worth; the Mall of America in Minneapolis; Orlando, Florida and Charlotte – Concord, N Carolina - underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.