I grew up in the “Star Wars” generation. My family raised me to be a pretty big fan, so I was really excited to hear that a life-size LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter has been assembled by Legoland park’s Master Model Builders and is now on display.
LEGO Star Wars X-wing starfighter model fun facts:
- Contains 5,335,200 LEGO bricks
- Weighs 45,980 pounds
- Height: 11 feet / 3.35 meters
- Length: 43 feet / 13.1 meters
- Wingspan: 44 feet / 13.44 meters
- 32 builders spent 17,336 hours to construct – about 4 months
- Built in the LEGO Model Shop in Kladno, Czech Republic
- Is a one-to-one replica of LEGO Star Wars set #9493; The model is 42 times the size of the retail building set
To top it off, did you know that Legoland hosts a Star Wars Days? The two-day galactic event held June 15 and 16, attracts fans of all ages dressed as their favorite Star Wars characters. Guests can spend the day participating in activities like the Droid Hunt, Star Wars Costume Contest, Jedi Trivia, Star Wars T-shirt contest, building competition and interacting with members of the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers and Rebel Legion. Check out the activities here: StarWars Days Flyer
. This surely seems like an event NOT to miss!
If you have been planning on visiting Legoland Resort, be sure to check out the Legoland Hotel
– a kid’s fantasy turned into reality! We certainly LOVE the Legoland Parks – you can check out our Spring Break Staycation Here: Spring Break at Legoland Resort, CA
The possibilities are endless with Lego!!!
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