LEGOLAND Florida Resort officially opens Heartlake City expansion

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WINTER HAVEN, FL - June 25, 2015 --  LEGOLAND Florida Resort debuted Heartlake City Thursday, which is its new land featuring the news ride, Mia's Riding Adventure, Heartlake Stepping Stones Fountain, and a interactive musical show "Friends to the Rescue."  (PHOTO / Chip Litherland for LEGOLAND Florida/Merlin Entertainments Group Inc.)

LEGOLAND Florida’s  newest expansion Heartlake City is based on the popular LEGO Friends product line and is closely modeled after the five LEGO Friends characters: Olivia, Stephanie, Emma, Mia and Andrea.

Heartlake City features several signature elements, including:

Mia’s Riding Adventureis a brand new ride themed around Mia’s love of horses. This adventurous ride seats up to 40 passengers on a circular platform with outward-facing horse shaped seats. The disk spins in circles while traveling forward and backward on a wide U-shaped track.

Friends to the Rescueis a new interactive musical show starring the LEGO Friends as they work together at Heartlake Hall to ensure the concert goes off without a hitch.

WINTER HAVEN, FL - June 25, 2015 --  LEGOLAND Florida Resort debuted Heartlake City Thursday, which is its new land featuring the news ride, Mia's Riding Adventure, Heartlake Stepping Stones Fountain, and a interactive musical show "Friends to the Rescue."  (PHOTO / Chip Litherland for LEGOLAND Florida/Merlin Entertainments Group Inc.)

Stephanie’s Newsroom is a photo opportunity that gives guests the chance to show off their camera-ready skills, as theytake over for Stephanie at the Heartlake News Desk.

Heartlake Stepping Tones Fountain is a heart-shaped fountain filled with LEGO brick instruments that play real music triggered by interactive icons.

Heartlake Mall features several retail areas offering a variety of LEGO products including the LEGO Friends toy line.

“Heartlake City offers an interactive LEGO Friends experience for guests of all ages. Mia’s Riding Adventure is a daring new attraction, that we feel is the perfect addition to expand our park offering,” said Adrian Jones, General Manager, LEGOLAND Florida Resort. “Heartlake City, when combined with a stay in a LEGO Friends themed room or suite, will allow guests to further immerse themselves in the world of LEGO Friends.” LEGOLANDFlorida Resort offers the only LEGO Friends themed guest rooms in the U.S., and the only LEGO Friends themed suite in the world.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort will also host “Friends Weekend” from June 26-28. This is a park-wide event where guests can walk down the purple carpet, participate in a themed build, and show off their moves at a dance party.

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