Vampire World Record Attempt at LEGOLAND California on October 4, 2013

Calling all undead!  LEGOLAND California is looking for a few, good vampires on Friday, October 4th to attempt to break the world record for most vampires in one place.  Children and their parents dressed as vampires will receive free entry into the park and make their way to Miniland U.S.A. for the world record attempt.  In addition, LEGOLAND California will provide the vampire kids with a free ticket to return to the theme park anytime between October 5 and October 31.  Continue reading for more details from LEGOLAND California’s press release.

Update October 5, 2013

Hundreds of vampires of all ages gathered at LEGOLAND California yesterday to participate in the theme park’s world record attempt for the largest gathering of people dressed as vampires.

LEGOLAND California Vampires

Photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

 

While shy of the world record of 1,039, children and their families wearing fangs, capes, vests and bow ties had fun taking pictures, interacting with entertainers and enjoying the festive atmosphere.

LEGOLAND California Vampires

Photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

LEGOLAND California Vampires

Photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

 

“We are always looking for ways to expand Brick-or-Treat with new interactive experiences,” said LEGOLAND California Resort General Manager Peter Ronchetti.”  Seeing all of the families excited to get dressed up together and enjoy some great family fun is why we enjoy creating these events.”

LEGOLAND California Vampires

Photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

 

LEGOLAND California’s “Brick or Treat” celebration held every Saturday in October.

Original post from September 29 follows below…

LEGOLAND California Brick or Treat

Brick or Treat, photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

From LEGOLAND California’s Press Release

Vampires wanted!  LEGOLAND California Resort is inviting children and their parents to break a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as vampires.  Following last year’s effort to break the world record, the Park is kicking-off this year’s Brick-or-Treat Celebration presented by Shutterfly on October 4 with another attempt.

The world record attempt is a part of LEGOLAND California’s Brick-or-Treat, San Diego’s largest kids Halloween celebration.  Every weekend in October (Oct. 5 & 6,12 & 13, 19 & 20, 26 and 27), children 12 and under can trick-or-treat on the new ten-station Brick-or-Treat trail gathering goodies, tasty treats and other surprises.  The LEGO themed treat stations offer a safe, fun and entertaining trick-or-treating experience for all to enjoy.  Also new, the Park’s Coast Cruise boat ride becomes “Ghost Cruise”, featuring a special LEGO Monsters Scavenger Hunt and storytelling experience.

Brick or Treat LEGOLAND California

Brick or Treat, photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

 

In addition, every Saturday in October from 5 to 9 p.m., the family theme park transforms into a not-too-spooky Halloween celebration.  Brick-or-Treat Party Nights features costume contests, nighttime trick-or-treating, festive music, entertainment, interaction with the “Boo Crew”, the animated light show “Spirits of Halloween” after sundown and fireworks cap off the night at 9 pm.

Brick or Treat LEGOLAND California

Brick or Treat, photo courtesy LEGOLAND California © 2013 The LEGO Group

 

As part of LEGOLAND California’s Brick-or-Treat Halloween celebration, the family theme park is inviting children and parents to help break a world record for the most vampires in one location at one time.  All kids dressed as vampires receive a complimentary ticket to return to the Park between Oct. 5 and Oct. 31, 2013.  Click here for the costume requirements of an official world record vampire.  All participants, including adults, will be entered into a raffle to win a family four-pack of tickets and a $100 LEGOLAND gift card.

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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.