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San Diego will be getting its second LEGO Brand Retail store soon! From September 16-18, they will be having its grand opening celebration. It is located at Westfield UTC Shopping Centre, San Diego. Address is 4545 La Jolla Village Drive.
You can help construct a LEGO Ninjago Jay Model from LEGO bricks and you’ll receive a certificate for helping out. In addition, if you are the first 400 customers each day to make a purchase, you can get a free exclusive item (below).
LEGO Store Grand Opening Promotions
- Friday, September 16: Free LEGO Backpack with a $50 purchase!
- Saturday, September 17: Free Limited-Edition LEGO Store Set with a $99 purchase!
- Sunday, September 18: Free Exclusive Minfigure Set with a $50 purchase!
Note that grand opening celebration promotional price thresholds have increased from prior grand opening celebrations. You can see what the gifts look like. Its interesting that they are now giving away a LEGO Backpack as well! Thanks to forum member grommom for the news and for providing images of the gifts.
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For the month of September, Toys R Us North America will be offering free LEGO Building events. You can take home the free models. Valid in-stores only. Limit 1 per child.
Canada – September 10 (11am-1pm)
-You can build a LEGO Mini Disney Princess Lumiere or LEGO Captain America Mosaic
United States – September 17 (12-2pm)
-You can build a LEGO Disney Princess Cogsworth
United States – September 24 (12-2pm)
-You can build a LEGO Disney Princess Lumiere
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This week from September 2-11, Toys R Us Canada will be offering up to $20 off on ALL LEGO Star Wars The Force Awaken Video Games. In addition, a variety of LEGO sets will be on sale at 20% off. Themes include ALL LEGO Disney Princess, Classic Building and Minecraft. 20% off SELECT sets include LEGO Ninjago and Star Wars.
Thanks to forum member rexx for the news.
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Forum member exciter1 informs us that Toys R Us USA currently has all LEGO Star Wars sets on sale at 20% off for this weekend. This includes the new 75146 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar on sale for $31.99 (reg.$49.99). (thanks also to Sfer07 for writing in with the news)
They also have BOGO 40% off ALL LEGO Minecraft, Speed Champions and Jurassic World sets. Some sets have been reduced already so it makes the BOGO 40% off sale even better. (valid until September 3)
Select LEGO sets are also on sale at 20% off (from August 28 to September 5).
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Welcome to the month of September! New LEGO sets including 71040 Disney Castle, 2016 Holiday Advent Calendars and more are now available at LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | Europe/UK). The new LEGO Disney Castle set is now listed temporarily out of stock, however, it should become available again soon. See What’s New: US | Canada | UK
The September 2016 LEGO Mini Model Build will be a mini bus. From September 15-30, LEGO VIPs get exclusive early access to a new set. This will probably be the upcoming Holiday Train set. The 2016 September LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar is available here.
North America Offers
-FREE Exclusive Ultimate Lavaria Nexo Knights set w/$50 purchase (September 5-18)
-Double VIP points on LEGO 70321 and 70315 (September 1-30)
-New Sales & Deals Items: US | Canada
Europe & United Kingdom Offers
-Sales & Deals Items: UK
*Euro pricing thresholds may vary depending on your country
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The official press release for the new and upcoming 2016 UCS LEGO Star Wars 75159 Death Star set is now here. It will be available for sale exclusively at LEGO Brand Retail Stores and LEGO Shop at Home beginning September 30, 2016. Note that there’s a price increase from the previous 10188 Death Star version. Additional pictures available here.
“The LEGO® Star Wars™ Death Star™ was a huge hit with fans when it launched in 2008 and we are excited to announce that we have made some awesome updates and improvements to this huge model! Our designers added over 200 bricks and elements as well as 3 new minifigures. This 2016 version offers a great building experience to both those fans who have the original set, and those who may be new to the LEGO® Star Wars™ universe. This is not an indication of any future re-release or set updates.”
75159 Death Star™
Ages 14+. 4,016 pieces.
US $499.99 – CA $599.99 – DE 499.99€ – UK £399.99 – DK 4499.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Win the battle for the Empire with the awesome Death Star!
Reenact amazing scenes from the Star Wars saga with the Empire’s ultimate planet-zapping weapon—the Death Star! With over 4,000 pieces, this fantastic model has a galaxy of intricate and authentic environments, including a superlaser control room, Imperial conference chamber, hangar bay with moving launch rack and Lord Vader’s TIE Advanced with space for Vader inside, Emperor Palpatine’s throne room, Droid maintenance room, detention block, trash compactor, tractor beam, cargo area, turbo laser with spring-loaded shooters and seats for the 2 Death Star Gunners, and 2 movable turbo laser towers. This fantastic set also includes 23 iconic minifigures and 2 Droids to ensure hours of Star Wars battle fun.
- Includes 23 minifigures: Grand Moff Tarkin, Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, Imperial Navy Officer, Imperial Officer, 2 Stormtroopers, 2 Death Star Troopers, 2 Emperor’s Royal Guards, 2 Death Star Gunners, Death Star Droid, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, C-3PO, Han Solo, Han Solo (disguise), Luke Skywalker (Tatooine), Luke Skywalker (disguise) and Luke Skywalker (final duel), plus R2-D2, an Imperial Astromech and a Dianoga trash compactor monster.
- Features a superlaser control room, Imperial conference chamber, hangar bay with moving launch rack and detachable TIE Advanced with space for Lord Vader inside, Emperor Palpatine’s throne room, Droid maintenance room, detention block, trash compactor, tractor beam, cargo area, turbo laser with spring-loaded shooters and seats for the 2 Death Star gunners, and 2 movable turbo laser towers.
- Weapons include 3 Lightsabers, 4 blasters, 3 blaster pistols, 4 blaster rifles, 2 force pikes, 2 Force Lightning elements and a bowcaster.
- Load up and fire the turbo laser’s spring-loaded shooters to keep the rebels at bay.
- Maneuver Lord Vader’s TIE Advanced into position and prepare for launch.
- Battle the Royal Guard in the throne room and then take on Palpatine himself!
- Help Leia escape from the detention block and swing to safety with Luke across the chasm!
- Will Obi-Wan shut down the tractor beam and help the rebels defeat the Empire?
- Can you spot the Dianoga trash compactor monster?
- Recreate other unforgettable scenes from the classic Star Wars films.
- The perfect addition to any LEGO® Star Wars collection.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 14 and over.
- Measures over 16” (41cm) high, and 16” (42cm) wide.
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Amazon America currently has LEGO City 60050 Train Station on sale for $40.98 (reg.$64.99). Savings work out to be 37% off. They also got LEGO Star Wars General Grievous down to $24.99 (reg.$29.99) and LEGO Technic Formula Off-Roader down to $39 (reg.$59.99). Savings work out to be 29% and 35% off respectively.
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New LEGO Star Wars Rogue One sets have been revealed over at USAtoday and EW. 75155 LEGO Star Wars Rebel U-Wing Fighter contains minifigures Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, Bistan, U-Wing Pilot and Rebel Trooper. The other set, 75152 Imperial Assault Hovertank contains minifigures Warrior Chirrut Imwe and Hovertank Pilots (2).
These new LEGO Star Wars sets will be available in September 2016. The Star Wars movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be in theatres on December 16, 2016.
LEGO Star Wars 75155 Rebel U-Wing Fighter (MSRP: $79.99 USD)
LEGO Star Wars 75152 Imperial Assault Hovertank 2016
LEGO Star Wars 75119 Buildable Figures Sergeant Jyn Erso 2016 (MSRP: $24.99 USD)