CHICAGO, IL — Brickworld, which regularly hosts LEGO conventions throughout the Midwest, announces four more virtual expos in 2020 for fans around the U.S. and the world:
Brickworld Virtual Con Spring on Saturday, May 16 [brickworld.com], 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Brickworld Virtual Con Fireworks on Saturday, June 27 [brickworld.com], 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Brickworld Virtual Con Halloween on Saturday, October 31 [brickworld.com], 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Brickworld Virtual Con Holiday on Saturday, December 12 [brickworld.com], 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Tickets are $9 per show, and $1 from each ticket will be donated to Brickworld’s longtime charity partner Make-A-Wish [wish.org], along with Riley Children’s Hospital [rileychildrens.org], Creations for Charity, [creationsforcharity.org] and FIRST LEGO League [firstlegoleague.org]. A four-show season pass is $27, and, currently, only 2,000 tickets will be offered per show, so early registration is encouraged at https://brickworld.com/brickworld-virtual [brickworld.com].
Using Zoom rooms, the Brickworld Virtual LEGO Expo on Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, will allow participants to show their own creations to others as well as experts, including many Lego Masters TV contestants. Viewers can also participate in discussions with LEGO Community Manager Jan Beyer, Bricks in the Middle’s Kevin Hinkle, watch other tutorials and presentations, visit vendors to browse and purchase a variety of products, and join different display rooms, including the Great Ball Contraption [youtube.com], a Star Wars room, Guilds of Historica (one room with four different castle realms), a Smurf village and other fantasy settings.
Brickworld is also posting ongoing how-to demonstration videos so LEGO builders can improve their skills at home. Current postings include Building Round Part One and Building a Truss Bridge.
Fans are encouraged to subscribe to the Brickworld YouTube channel to see the latest in alternative builds and other skills.