Delighted LEGO® fans of all ages found 3+ acres of LEGO fun at the Duke Energy Convention Center March 23 - 25, 2012!
Check out this video clip from FOX19 previewing the event:
Some Show Highlights:
The view of the BIG Brick Pile from the Duke Energy Center's sky bridge.
Overview of the show floor featuring the blue monochrome build area in the foreground and Ninjago and Creation Nation in the background.
The Incredible Hulk burst onto the scene in Cincinnati, making his first appearance on the LEGO KidsFest tour.
Jango Fett joined the tour beginning in Cincinnati as well.
Detail of the Super Heroes panel in the model museum.
The Reading Rest Stop, presented by DK Publishing, gives attendees some time to relax and enjoy some great LEGO titles.
The Activity Area become the bottom of the Pacific Ocean during the Krabby Patty build.
Contestants had to assemble Krabby Patties in a relay-race fashion (don't forget the "under the sea cheese").
LEGO Mike waits patiently with Sponge Bob for the first Krabby Patty to land on his dish.
A fully assembled Krabby Patty is on its way!
A mom helps her son deliver his Krabby Patty to a very hungry LEGO Mike.
The LEGO Art Gallery, introduced in Cincinnati, allows LEGO KidsFest attendees the oportuntity to create tiles of art for all to see.
Detail of the LEGO Art Gallery.
Another piece of art depiciting something from a galaxy far, far away...
Cincinnati was the unveiling of the new Friends area.
The Friends area features a heart-shaped table for building on.
The ever-popular BIG Brick Pile.
Macaroni Kid's booth included face-painting.
Refining building skills at the Master Builder's Academy.
Kids of all ages kicked off their shoes and enjoyed themselves in the Cincinnati Reds bounce house.
The Cincinnati Zoo amazed attendees with live animails, including snakes, owls and armadillos.
Creation Nation filled steadily throughout the weekend. Cincinnati saw the addition of Alaska and the Hawaiian islands.
A trumpet near the border of Texas.
More creations spread across the country.
A red sea serpent off the coast of Hawaii.
LEGO creations from coast to coast: Creation Nation as it appeared at the end of Sunday! Way to go Cincinnati!