Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science #BrickfestNYSCI #BrickfestLive

This past weekend we attended Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and had SO much LEGO themed fun.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Note: As media, I received tickets to review the exhibit. No other compensation was received. Views expressed are always 100% my own.

We enjoyed spending time at building stations, playing gaming, and checking out the variety of hands-on activities using LEGO bricks. Here's a quick recap of how we spent our day.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Our first stop was the Brick Fest Derby, where my son build his own LEGO derby car and then raced it along with other kids down a 35-foot long timed track. We didn't win but it was still lots of fun!

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Our next stop was the Glow Zone to see LEGOS that shine under ultra-violet light in the dark. Lots of fun designs including creatures from the sea, air and land.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Before leaving this section we made sure to add a LEGO addition to the board.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

On our way to the next Brick Fest Live activities, we stopped to play some LEGO video games. It's always fun to play video games with my son. Even if he always beats me. Shesh.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

In the next area we visited Inspiration Stations to add our LEGO creations to existing LEGO cities. It was exciting to be part of a bigger build.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Then we tried answering LEGO trivia questions to win a prize but the competition was fierce. So many people knew lots of LEGO bricks history!

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Since trivia didn't seem to be our thing, we decided to move on and make mosaics using colorful LEGO bricks. While I went there for my son to make one, I ended up joining him. It was such a fun activity.

Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

After making our mosaics, we added them to the wall, along with others, to create a unique and creative wall of artwork.


Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science

Soon we had to head home, but not before my son added a few pieces to the LEGO red brick pieces. This was a large area to build using only red bricks. It was so packed!

This is just a few of the activities families could enjoy. You can literally spent ALL day at Brick Fest Live at The New York Hall of Science. If your child is a LEGO fan then they'll love Brick Fest Live.

Make sure to check it out this week since the Brick Fest Live tour leaves NYSCI this weekend!

Brick Fest Live is free with general NYSCI admission. Due to the expected popularity of this event, advance tickets are recommended. General admission costs $15 for adults and $12 for children (ages 2 – 17) and senior citizens (ages 62 and older).

Tickets can be purchased online at www.nysci.org/brickfestlive

For more information about Brick Fest Live, visit www.brickfestlive.com

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