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LegoLand Discovery Center Westchester


Attraction Welcomes Nominations for Deserving Family to be VIP Guests on Reopening Day and Invites Guests to Honor Local Healthcare Workers with Ticket Donations for Visits Shared on Social Media

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester is thrilled to announce they will officially reopen its doors to guests on Friday, March 26th, welcoming fans back after over a year being closed due to local regulations. Guests can enjoy a day of family fun with signature experiences including MINILAND, LEGO® Racers: Build and Test, and LEGO® 4D Cinema! The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is looking for nominations for a deserving family to be the first to experience the attraction when it reopens. Nominations can be submitted on the attractions Facebook page or emailed to

Taking extra precautions for health and safety, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester has implemented enhanced physical distancing measures, new limited capacity 2-hour playtimes, LEGO® bricks just for families to use during playtimes, and stringent cleaning protocols before each playtime following the guidance of local and national health officials.

“The health of our guests and employees is of utmost importance. We are taking proactive steps to provide visitors with a safe, comfortable environment when we welcome them back to LEGOLAND Discovery Center again,” said Laura Whitman, General Manager of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester. “After over a year spent social distancing, we hope to provide our fans with a day of togetherness, learning, creating, and carefree play.”

As part of the reopening, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will also honor the tireless work of local medical professionals by donating complimentary tickets to local organizations and their healthcare heroes. For every guest who tags the attraction in a social media post during their visit, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will donate one ticket to a local healthcare worker from a health care partner to be announced soon.

Families are encouraged to visit as soon as next week to purchase tickets and check out LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester’s visit safety tips.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground and has 11 locations across North America including Arizona, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Kansas City, Michigan, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Toronto, and Westchester. Geared towards children ages 3 to 10 and their families, the attraction features millions of LEGO® bricks and multiple attractions including Master Builder Academy; Kingdom Quest Laser Ride; Merlin’s Apprentice Ride; LEGO® 4D Cinema; Build and Test; MINILAND™ featuring iconic landmarks; LEGO® Friends Heartlake City, and more.

Visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center’s site for attraction info and locations. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is a part of the Merlin Entertainments Group. 

About Merlin Entertainments plc 

Merlin Entertainments plc is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe’s number one and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates more than 130 attractions, 19 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries across four continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its 67 million guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its 28,000 employees (peak season).

Visit Merlin Entertainments site for more information and follow on Twitter @MerlinEntsNews


Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City


Free, downloadable cookbook includes recipes from acclaimed Chefs Julia Sullivan, Deb Paquette, Vivek Surti, and more Nashville people, places of note.

As people continue to find themselves cooking at home more, the inspiration for meal creation is sure to be at an all-time low, with the same recipes being cooked repeatedly. Enter Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City, a free, downloadable cookbook filled with over 35 entrees, side dish, dessert, and drink recipes from Nashville restaurants and cafes that are sure to get your mouth watering and your stomach growling.

“At a time when traveling just isn’t an option, we wanted to give our friends and visitors a chance to create a little of Nashville at home,” said Deana Ivey, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. “We hope people will prepare the recipes in their kitchens, enjoy a meal with loved ones, and when it is safe to travel once again, we hope the recipes inspire them to visit Nashville and enjoy the restaurants, attractions, and museums found among these pages.”The recipes were collected from some of

Nashville’s most beloved restaurants and chefs, including:
• Bourbon Fruit Tea Punch, Tailor Nashville (Bon Appetit’s Hot 10 List 2019)
• Cluster Buster Bars, Goo Goo Shop
• Poppy’s Caviar; Julia Sullivan of Henrietta Red (2020 James Beard Finalist for Best Chef: Southeast)
• Onion Bisque, Chef Derek Brooks of Capitol Grille in The Hermitage Hotel
• Tomato Pie, Jennifer Justus of Nashville Eats Cookbook

Additional recipes came from attractions including Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Frist Art Museum. Nashville’s sports community also contributed, with delicious recipes from the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Sounds. Download your copy of Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City and start cooking: Share a picture of your creations on social media using the
hashtag #NashvilleRecipes. Looking for more Nashville? Adventure Science Center, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, Frist Art Museum, Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Zoo, and more local attractions are all offering virtual experiences via their website and social media channels. If you’re looking to experience Music City in a new way, try the Virtual Mural Tour, which takes you on a visual journey to experience many of Nashville’s most popular street art installations.

About The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

The mission of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp is to maximize the economic contribution of the convention and tourism industry to the community by developing and marketing Nashville as a premier destination. Visit the NCVC’s website at and follow us on social media: