LEGO 21317 Ideas Steamboat Willie Official Press Release

The LEGO Disney Mickey Mouse Ideas set has been officially announced! It is known as LEGO 21317 Ideas Steamboat Willie. The set contains 751 pieces and will be exclusively available at LEGO Shop at Home and LEGO Brand Stores beginning April 1, 2019. Price will be $89.99 USD / $119.99 CAD / £79.99 GBP / EURO 89.99 (euro pricing may differ depending on country). A youtube video is also available at the very end of this post.

Official LEGO Product Description – LEGO 21317

Disney Mickey Mouse fans will love this LEGO® Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie building toy marking the 90th anniversary of the most famous cartoon character ever. Mickey Mouse made his screen debut in a 1928 black-and-white animated short film called ‘Steamboat Willie’, which was also the first Disney film to have synchronized sound. This LEGO brick version of the S.S. Willie features steam pipes that move up and down and paddle wheels that rotate when the boat is pushed along. The boat’s bridge has room for a minifigure and play-inspiring nautical details such as the ship’s wheel, life buoy and buildable bell. On deck there is a working crane to lift the ‘potato bin’ cargo aboard and this unique toy building set comes with new-for-April-2019 Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse minifigures, each with special silver-colored decoration, plus a parrot figure. An ideal LEGO set for kids and adults to recreate scenes from the original Mickey Mouse cartoon or simply build and display this striking monochrome model.

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  • Build and display this collectible LEGO® set or recreate your favorite scenes from the classic Disney Mickey Mouse cartoon, ‘Steamboat Willie’.
  • This unique toy building set includes 2 new-for-April-2019 minifigures: Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, each with silver-colored decoration, plus Mickey Mouse’s parrot figure.
  • The iconic Steamboat Willie boat features a black-and-white color scheme, hidden wheels, moving steam pipes, rotating paddle wheels, adjustable crane and assorted elements including the ‘S.S. Willie’ boat name sign, ‘1928’ year sign and a ‘potato bin’.
  • The boat’s bridge has space for a minifigure, a brick-built bell and assorted elements including the ship’s wheel and life buoy.
  • The 2 steam pipes move up and down and the 2 paddle wheels rotate when the boat is pushed along.
  • Accessory elements include Minnie Mouse’s guitar and music sheet.
  • This LEGO® Ideas creative toy building set comes with a booklet with building instructions, fun facts about the historic 1928 animated Disney short film ‘Steamboat Willie’, and information about this awesome retro set’s fan creator and LEGO designers.
  • Steamboat Willie toy boat measures over 5” (15cm) high, 10” (26cm) long and 5” (14cm) wide.

*Additional images can be found at LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK). Just search the product number LEGO 21317 and you will see the listing.

Box Signing Events

There will also be various signing events around the world where fans can meet fan designer Máté Szabó and get their sets signed!
 

30th March, 2019 – Shanghai, China
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Location: The LEGO Store at Disneytown Shanghai (Store locator)
 

31st March, 2019 – Beijing, China
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM 
Location: The LEGO Store at Wangfujing Street
 

3rd April, 2019 – Orlando, Florida, USA
Time: 5 PM – 8 PM
Location: The LEGO Store at Disney Springs (Store locator)

6th April, 2019 – Paris, France
Time: 10 AM – 1PM
Location: The LEGO Store at Disneyland Paris (Store locator)


Kakapo LEGO Ideas Creation Reaches 10 000 Supporters

Kakapo, a parrot bird that resides in New Zealand reaches 10 000 supporters. This is a flightless bird and is currently endangered. Congrats to FlancrestEnterprises. More details about this creation can be found on LEGO Ideas.

The kākāpō (Strigops habroptila)is an iconic flightless, nocturnal parrot that is endemic to New Zealand. The kākāpō is critically endangered with a population of only 149 individuals.

I chose to design and build a kākāpō as I am passionate about New Zealand and its unique wildlife. Weighing in at whopping 251 grams, this build is made of 473 parts and measures 10cm x 22cm x 9cm (or 10cm x 22cm x 22cm with the wings fully extended).

  • Features posable wings and tail feathers
  • Free-standing
  • Great display piece, or fully swoopable if you’re into breaking rules
  • The eyes are printed tiles as found in the Brickheadz sets
  • The most partying parrot on the internet!

[North America] FREE LEGO Cute Pug w/$35 Purchase

For 4 days only from March 14 to March 17 LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada) is offering a free LEGO Creator 30542 Cute Pug with purchases above $35. Available online only. This set is a 3 in 1 model.

Also for days only from March 14-17, LEGO Brand Stores are offering the “
852766 Build a Mini Pack” for $5 each when you spend $40 or more. The pack contains 3 minifigures that you can build.


Pirate Bay and The Office NBC Achieves 10 000 Supporters on LEGO Ideas

The two latest LEGO Ideas projects to reach 10 000 supporters is Pirate Bay and The Office NBC. The Pirate Bay was created by Bricky_Brick and still has 755 days left. Its only been a month since it was listed! The Office NBC was created by theoffice_lego and still has 366 days left for the creation to gather supporters. Congrats to both creators on achieving this! You can learn more about Pirate Bay and The Office NBC on the official LEGO Ideas site.

Pirate Bay

It is time to return to the classics and what better than this super bastion built on shipwrecks, with traps like the pendular anchor that warns unexpected visitors and the dog and the monkey guardian. The food is delicious in our tavern, many pirates only stop to eat here. In this small pirate town we find a small farm with pigs and chickens, lobsters crabs and fish, also delight this area. A Modular set that includes 7 minifigures and 1 monkey, 1 scorpion, 3 crabs, 3 hens, two pigs, 3 parrots, a shark and a dog.

The Office NBC

This LEGO Ideas project is based on the hit-comedy TV show The Office, which aired from 2005-2013. As I watched the show over and over again, I began to wonder what it would be like to recreate the actual film set in LEGO form. Back in the fall of 2015, I decided to create a new LDD file and just experiment with the design of it. I originally had no intent on actually purchasing the pieces to build it, let alone submit it to LEGO Ideas. Well, over two years later here we are. Countless hours spent designing and tweaking every little detail, along with placing special orders that would take weeks to arrive. I’m excited to finally get to share this with you, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!


LEGO Marvel Collection Video Game Now Available

The new LEGO Marvel Collection is now available! The collection features 3 games including LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. Available on PlayStation4 and Xbox One. The collection includes content from previous season pass including Marvel’s Black Panther, Marvel’s Avengers Infinity and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2. Available now for $59.99 at Amazon USA.