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RVA Parenting: Bring the kids to Brick Fest Live this weekend

This weekend, grab your kids and head on over to the Greater Richmond Convention Center for 67,000 square feet of LEGO fun. (Source: Brick Fest Live) This weekend, grab your kids and head on over to the Greater Richmond Convention Center for 67,000 square feet of LEGO fun. (Source: Brick Fest Live)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

This weekend, grab your kids and head on over to the Greater Richmond Convention Center for 67,000 square feet of LEGO fun.

Brick Fest Live is considered the largest fan-created LEGO experience and this is the first time the show has ever been in Richmond.

Expect life-sized LEGO models and cities. Children and adults can play with huge attractions and build with millions of LEGO bricks. The event was created to increase awareness that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

You'll be able to see top LEGO builders showcase their creations, plus check out these other great activities:

  • Brick Fest Derby: Build and race your own LEGO derby car down 35-foot-long timed tracks
  • Inspiration Stations: Add to existing LEGO cities and make them your own
  • LEGO Mini Golf Course: For families to enjoy
  • Collaborative Building: Massive walls of LEGO mosaics built by attendees
  • Shopping: New, vintage, rare and custom LEGO sets, from the largest variety of LEGO-themed merchandise under one roof
  • Video Game Arena: Challenge your family and make new friends in the Brick Fest Gaming Arena

Brick Fest Live will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Tickets are available for $24 at http://www.brickfestlive.com. Children ages 2 and under get in free.

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