Now, while this may not be the most exciting thing to ever happen to Plano, there is something undeniably appealing about the idea of a giant Lego Fan Expo coming to Plano—and I haven’t played with LEGOs for maybe two decades.

BrickUniverse Plano, the ultimate LEGO lover’s paradise will take over the Plano Centre on June 11 and 12, 2016. Tickets are already on sale (click here) and are just $15 per day (children under two are free).

Experience hands-on LEGO attractions and activities built to inspire, educate, and entertain. This fun, family friendly event will have tons of amazing LEGO creations to gawk at, building zones to unleash your creative energy, guest speakers and more in the LEGO theater, and vendors selling the latest LEGO sets, mini-figures, and accessories.

BrickUniverse is full of awesome brick activities, all of the following attractions will be available both Saturday and Sunday June 11 and 12:

The Fan Zone
Awesome creations built by awesome LEGO fan builders. This is an area to get some great inspiration.

The Challenge Zone
Are you ready for a challenge? Timed brick challenges that will test your building and speed skills. This area is great for families and individuals of all ages.

Big Brick Building
For those who are 5 and under, build with our thousands of LEGO DUPLO bricks in Big Brick Building.

The Building Zone
Show off your creativity and build whatever comes to mind with our thousands of LEGO® bricks at The Building Zone!

Reading Area presented by No Starch Press
A library of brick books published by LEGO publisher No Starch Press

Brick Theater
Live demonstrations and activities from professional brick builders, brick book authors, and LEGO brick experts

Brick Market
Purchase anything and everything LEGO can be purchased by our array of LEGO vendors

Architecture Building
Learn to be like a true architect using thousands of white LEGO bricks

Monochrome Brick Build Areas
Make the ultimate statement by building with thousands of LEGO bricks in a single color

BIONICLE Warrior Building
Construct the ultimate warrior in the LEGO BIONICLE play stations

Bounce Play Land
Jump or slide to your heart’s content at multiple jump zones

EclipseGRAFX
Bringing specially printed LEGO accessories and minifigures

Minifigure Art
With professional caricatures artists at the show selling LEGO art and doing live LEGO minifigure caricatures

The Brick Print Shop
Where you can make a custom minifigure of yourself and even have your own name printed on LEGO bricks

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BrickUniverse Plano Lego Fan Expo

When: Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Where: Plano Centre, 2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, Texas 75074

Tickets: 

Find out more: brickuniverse.org

MILITARY MAN TO LEGO MAN?

Have you heard about Bricks & Minifigs—a paradise for Lego fans–where they buy, sell, and trade new and used Lego sets, bulk bricks, minifigs! Located in the heart of Plano, Bricks & Minifigs was created by Jason Klima, who was stationed in Hawaii for 10 years in the United States Air Force. Click here to read more about Bricks & Minifigs.

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