Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Saturday August 11 and Sunday August 12, 2018

Tickets on sale now at www.brickuniverse.com/columbia

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention is set the make its spectacular return to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in downtown Columbia for two days: August 11-12, 2018. The event is building on LEGO's amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody's favorite plastic building blocks. The 2018 convention will have all-new LEGO attractions and exhibits.

At the inaugural 2017 Columbia convention , the team at BrickUniverse witnessed thousands of LEGO fans show up to enjoy live LEGO builds, the Building Zone with thousands of LEGO bricks for attendees to build with, and select galleries of amazing, life-sized LEGO models. The team at BrickUniverse are expecting a bigger and better convention for 2018!

BrickUniverse brings renown professional LEGO artists from around the world. Professional LEGO artist Jonathan Lopes of San Diego, California will showcase over 30 of his select LEGO displays and will be at the convention all weekend. He will also talk to attendees about his life as a professional LEGO artist and how they can become LEGO master builders. Additionally, Chicago-based LEGO artist Rocco Buttliere will bring over 50 LEGO models of world famous landmarks. Attendees can see the largest skyscraper in the world, Burj Khalifa, the full Westminster Palace in London, and other famous landmarks built from LEGO bricks.

The Fan Zone at BrickUniverse features fan-built LEGO creations built by some of the world's best LEGO Fan builders, including renown spectacles from South Carolinian builders.

Other attractions include:
*  LEGO Friends Building Area: tons of LEGO Friends bricks for building fun!
*  Big Brick Building: younger visitors can explore imagination through building with larger LEGO Duplo bricks.
*  LEGO Retail: purchase LEGO merchandise and goodies.
*  Star Wars Zone: build spaceships and more with thousands of LEGO STAR WARS themed bricks.
*  The Building Zone: thousands of bricks laid out for attendees for building and creating.
*  And more!

Tickets are available for Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12. Early booking is advised at www.brickuniverse.com/columbia