LEGO fans poured into Houston to attend the LEGO Kidsfest May 17-19 at the Reliant Center. Scroll down for some photos of the weekend's festivities:
Some Show Highlights:
Master Model Builders Steve Gherling and Chris Steininger open the show.
The Big Brick Pile is always a hit: More brick than most kids have ever seen in one place.
A mosaic of artwork populates the walls of the Art Galley, including the samples below:
An attendee pitches his fastball in the Houston Astros inflatable.
Families compete against each other and the clock in the Challenge Zone.
The Reading Rest Stop, presented by DK Books, is a good place to get away from the action.
Attendees surround the heart shaped table in the Friends area, each building their piece of Heartlake City.
Attendees play LEGO City Undercover on the WiiU.
In addition, kids had their photo taken as Rex Fury, the antagonist of LEGO City Undercover.
Families playing LEGO Games in one of 3 distinct "rooms" at the LEGO Games booth.
The number of models on display multiplied throughout each session at the popular HERO Factory booth.
Attendees learn about engineering and race all-terrain vehicles over various obstacles in the LEGO Technic booth, sponsored by PlayWell TEKnologies.
Master Builder Steve Gherling provides tips & tricks on building with LEGO bricks at the Master Builder Academy.
A proud mother photographs her family of bridge builders at the Activity Area.
Creation Nation begins to take shape as seen off the coast of Florida.
As expected, Texas filled up fast.
Filling in the holes of Creation Nation on Sunday afternoon.
A detail of an offshore drilling rig.
Hook 'em horns!
LEGO creations from coast to coast: the completed Creation Nation seen from above!