May is big for LEGO fans due to Star Wars Day on May the 4th. There are a number Star Wars-related promotions you can take advantage of to celebrate the event, which we will talk about below. And Star Wars is not the only thing happening this month. There are other new LEGO sets and promotions as well, so let’s take a look. 🙂
➡ LEGO STAR WARS DAY PROMOTIONS: To celebrate Star Wars Day, LEGO is offering on most LEGO Star Wars sets, excluding the , and the . In addition, select LEGO Star Wars sets will be 20% off. Both of these offers are valid May 4-6. On May 4th only, you will also get a free with LEGO Star Wars purchases of $75 or more. We reviewed this adorable little droid here: LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Review & Modifications. All of these promotions are available at LEGO stores and the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS NEW UCS SET: As it has become a tradition, we will get a new series set on Star Wars Day. The will be available starting on May 4th. You can see the details of this set in the press release here: LEGO Star Wars UCS Y-Wing Coming!, and find it at the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS SOLO SETS AVAILABLE: Although they were released a couple of weeks early, the new wave of LEGO Star Wars sets, mostly related to the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story film are also worth mentioning. This includes the , the , the , the and the . Another new set is the . In addition, we also get three new large buildable figures, the , the , and the , as well as couple of new characters. See a review of all the new sets here: New LEGO Star Wars Solo Sets & More Review, and find them at the .
➡ FREE LEGO TEEN GROOT KEYCHAIN: Once the Star Wars dust settles, there will be other promotions for the rest of the month. May 7-20 you will get a free LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Teen Groot Keychain with purchases of $50 or more. Not the most exciting freebie, but Groot is cute, and you can always just remove the keychain if you would like to have him as a regular minifig. This offer is valid on all items not just LEGO Super Heroes sets at official LEGO stores and the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ LEGO VIP EARLY ACCESS TO TWO NEW SETS: May 16-31 LEGO VIP members will get early access to two new exclusive LEGO sets. The First one is the #10261 LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster we talked about the other day (see: LEGO Creator Roller Coasters Coming!), and the second one is still a mystery. It could be the #70657 LEGO Ninjago Movie Ninjago City Docks, which was just revealed recently, or the #42083 LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron, or something completely different. We will just have to wait and see, so keep an eye at the coming soon sets at the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ LEGO JURASSIC WORLD SETS NOW AVAILABLE: Also released in mid-April were the new LEGO Jurassic World sets, including the #75926 LEGO Jurassic World Pteranodon Chase, the #75927 LEGO Jurassic World Stygimoloch Breakout, the #75928 LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit, the #75929 LEGO Jurassic World Carnotaurus Gyrosphere Escape (see below), the #75930 LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate, the #75931 LEGO Jurassic World Dilophosaurus Outpost Attack, the #75932 LEGO Jurassic Park Velociraptor Chase, and the #75933 LEGO Jurassic World T. Rex Transport. While most of the new LEGO Jurassic World sets are related to the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom film, the #75932 LEGO Jurassic Park Velociraptor Chase pays homage to the 25th anniversary of the original Jurassic Park blockbuster film. In addition, there are also several sets for younger kids in the LEGO Juniors and LEGO DUPLO line related to Jurassic World. You can find reviews of all the new sets here: 2018 LEGO Jurassic World Sets Overview, and see them all under the LEGO Jurassic World section of the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ LEGO INCREDIBLES 2 SETS AVAILABLE: To accompany the upcoming Incredibles 2 film, LEGO released three new LEGO Incredibles sets under the LEGO Juniors line, as well as a LEGO BrickHeadz set. The new sets are as follows; the #10759 LEGO Juniors Elastigirl’s Rooftop Pursuit, the #10760 LEGO Juniors Underminer Bank Heist, the #10761 LEGO Juniors The Great Home Escape, and the #41613 LEGO Brickheadz Mr. Incredible & Frozone. You can find reviews of all the new sets here: LEGO Incredibles 2 Sets Available Now! and see them all under the LEGO Juniors section of the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ MORE NEW LEGO BRICKHEADZ SETS: Besides the new LEGO Star Wars BrickHeadz, LEGO Jurassic World BrickHeadz and LEGO LEGO Incredibles 2 BrickHeadz, couple of other new LEGO BrickHeadz set are the #41611 LEGO BrickHeadz Marty McFly & Doc Brown characters from Back to the Future, and the #41610 LEGO BrickHeadz Tactical Batman & Superman from Justice League. Also, don’t forget about the #41597 LEGO BrickHeadz Go Brick Me customizer kit. I have been playing with this set the last few evenings, and I find it highly enjoyable, interesting and challenging. In fact, it has become one of my favorite LEGO sets of late, and I didn’t even really care about BrickHeadz before (for more details see: LEGO BrickHeadz Go Brick Me Review). You can find the new sets under the LEGO BrickHeadz section of the Online LEGO Shop.
Besides the LEGO Star Wars promotions and new sets for the month, don’t forget about other great sets that have been released since the beginning of the year. This includes the #76105 LEGO Marvel Super Heroes The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition, the #10260 LEGO Creator Downtown Diner (the latest in the LEGO Modular Building series), the #21039 LEGO Architecture Shanghai set, and many new sets under the LEGO BrickHeadz, LEGO Classic, LEGO City, LEGO Creator, LEGO Disney, LEGO Elves, LEGO Friends, LEGO Juniors, LEGO Minecraft, LEGO Nexo Knights, LEGO Ninjago, , LEGO DC Super Heroes, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, LEGO Technic , and LEGO Speed Champions categories. Also, don’t forget some of recent big releases like the #21309 LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V, the #21313 LEGO Ideas Ship In A Bottle, the #70922 LEGO Batman Movie The Joker Manor, and the #10256 LEGO Creator Taj Mahal. Visit the What’s New section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like the new sets and promotions? Are you planning to get anything on Star Wars Day? And what do you think of the new exclusives coming mid-month? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below! 😉
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