The new logos for World War Brick 2016 are looking amazing! We have posters, t-shirts, pins, bags and so much more in store for everyone at WWB in 2016. Of course weekend passholders, will have the coolest swag in their event bags, and first crack at winning even more. There are still a few weekend passes available. So get your tickets today.
Passes Now Available
Come enjoy the premier event for builders and fans of historic displays built with LEGO elements. Come celebrate history and all the amazing tanks, planes and vehicles of WWI, WWII, and modern combat. Maybe you want to show off a display from an earlier time period, American Civil War, Romans or Greeks, this is your event. Have a vision of the combat machines of the future, this is your event. Every World War Brick involves speakers, games, micro tank tournaments, robot competitions and more. Make sure you get a Weekend Pass to get into all the behind the scenes action. Learn More…
This year we have confirmed three locations. Come to WWB in Anaheim, CA, Minneapolis, MN or Hartford, CT.
The merely curious are invited to attend during the Public Exhibition taking place Saturday and Sunday. During this time you will be able to see hundreds of unique historic military models, shop exclusive items from our sponsors, watch exciting tournament action, meet the craftspeople behind the exhibits, and join games and activities that benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The public exhibit hours are 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday only. Visitors who pre-pay online will be admitted entrance starting at 9:30.
Day Passes will only give you access to one day of the event during the public hours of 10AM – 4PM and only access to limited events during the public hours.
Prices will increase as the events draw closer, get your tickets today.
We have recently announced the 2016 dates of World War Brick Anaheim and Minneapolis. As is customary, we are offering the best possible discounted prices for those who sign up earliest. Weekend Passes are now priced at $55 per attendee and prices will increase incrementally until they sell out. Public Day passes are currently $7.50 per person and will also increase in price as the event draws closer.
We only offer a limited number of Weekend Pass registrations for each event and they will certainly sell out again in 2016. Keeping the number of Weekend Pass registrations limited ensure that attendees will be able to participate in the maximum number of activities we offer. World War Brick is the the premier historic and military modeling event for the LEGO® enthusiast and is sponsored by some of the biggest names after-market and third party producers.
World War Brick Anaheim, CA is taking place February 12-14, 2016, at Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, California, 92840, USA. Activities for Weekend Pass holders begins 9am on Friday morning and continues until 5pm Sunday evening. Click the ticket above to order. You can also order advance Public Tickets at a discounted price HERE.
World War Brick Minneapolis, MN is taking place June 10-12, 2016, at the Brickmania Toyworks in Northeast Minneapolis. Activities for Weekend Pass holders begins 9am on Friday morning and continues until 5pm Sunday evening. Click the ticket above to order. You can also order advance Public Tickets at a discounted price HERE.
Hotel group codes, activity schedule and vendor list for each event will be posted soon. We also plan to hold another World War Brick Hartford, CT sometime in July 2016. Registration information will be announced as soon as the dates are confirmed. We also hope to add more locations in 2016…
We wanted to share a time lapse of us packing up the USS Missouri on our way out of World War Brick Hartford.
We hope you had as fun a time as we did during the weekend event.
Come see World War I and World War II replicas, displays and dioramas made from LEGO bricks.
Come see a record breaking 26′ replica of a US Battleship made entirely out of LEGOs.
Come see historic battles recreated in LEGO.
Meet the builders. Meet the Fans. Play Games. Support Wounded Warrior Project. Have a Blast.
Buy exclusive custom kits made with LEGO bricks from Brickmania, BrickArms weapons for minifigures from GI Brick and custom printed LEGO elements to take your minifigure to a whole new level from Citizen Brick.
$10 at the door
Public Exhibition Hours
10AM – 4PM Saturday
10AM – 4PM Sunday (Military Appreciation Day) Veterans and Active Military Personnel’s tickets are half price.
MOC and Activities sign-up emails went out to the email address of the person who ordered your weekend passes. Check your emails and get your MOCs registered and get scheduled for Activities. Check your junk mail folder also. If you are signed up for weekend passes and did not receive my email, please email email@example.com . See you soon in Hartford.
Get your Tickets
WWB Hartford tickets are $75. Get your Weekend Passes before July 19th. Early passes close July 19th.
Weekend Passes will be sold at the door for $100. Public Exhibition Passes will be sold for $10 at the door.
Missed World War Brick Minneapolis, MN and World War Brick Anaheim, CA? You still have an opportunity to come to WWB. World War Brick will be in Hartford, CT July 24-26th. Don’t miss out on our first East Coast show. It will be three more grand days of historical building awesomeness. All of the fun of World War Brick, all the prizes, all the awards, all the MOCs and Displays, All the Micro Tank Tournaments. Don’t miss out.
We have secured a discounted room rate with the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell for those traveling from outside the area (or those not wanting to miss out on a minute of the action). Amenities at the Crowne-Plaza include fitness center, indoor pool and sauna, free parking, free wifi and more.
Discount Room Rate Hartford-Cromwell
We have a block of rooms reserved from Thursday through Sunday nights at the rates of $104/night for Single or Double room. To make your reservations, register online directly HERE or the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell‘s toll-free number of 877-227-6963 and identify yourself as a member of Brickmania/World War Brick Hartford.
Weekend Pass Holders check out the Friday session on LEGO customization from the owner of Brick Mercenaries. I’ll let Josh tell you about himself in his own words.
The Art of Dr. Joshua Baum
I started customizing LEGO Minifigures in 2002, while I was an Undergrad at Truman State University. At the time, I had not discovered BrickArms and was looking to expand my LEGO Universe to include military and sci-fi themes. My first creations included a Predator, which did not look as I had envisioned in my mind, and an AK-47 which was as large as a minifigure (I used various LEGO pieces to cut and glue it together). While my first figures weren’t anywhere near presentation ready, they did introduce me to the art of customizing, or Minifigure Art as I like to call it. While I am largely self-taught with the various techniques I use on my artistic creations, I have always pursued creativity in my life. In addition to my painting, I am also a musician. Actually, I sing opera professionally and have performed across the world including Italy, Greece, and China; and have appeared on the stages of some of the most prestigious opera houses in the US including the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the San Francisco Opera.
In addition to my art, I also am an educator and teach the arts at a University in Chicago. Teaching is one of my passions in life, and I definitely incorporate this into my work as a LEGO artist. Having graduated with my Doctorate in the Arts from Michigan State University in 2011, one of my key philosophies in Education is to foster self-led learning amongst my students, and what better way to inspire young students than through LEGO? One of my favorite parts of World War Brick, is hearing younger LEGO fans talk about World War 2 (or other military conflicts) with historically accurate information, all of which was researched because of a toy. My goal is to use the arts, and LEGO of course, to create high-quality, one-of-a-kind artworks that will be the centerpiece of your LEGO collection, and hopefully teach you something new as well!
BrickArms will be announcing seven new BrickArms weapons at the World War Brick Opening Ceremonies.
These weapons will be available immediately after the announcement at WWB and on Brickmania.com .
An exclusive bonus for WWB Mpls attendees, Special Megaton Exclusive Minifigures paired with each of the New BrickArms Weapons available at the event.
We look forward to seeing you at WWB Minneapolis this weekend.
WWB Minneapolis Weekend Pass Holders Check your email. Last night we sent out emails to the registered email addresses of all weekend pass holders for Minneapolis WWB. So take a moment, read the email carefully and follow it’s directions for registration to the website and then registration for activities.
MOC (My Own Creation) registration is also open. Weekend Pass Holders can register your MOC’s Here.
If you have not received your email, send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org
The event kit for World War Brick Minneapolis is the Black Ops UTV (Ultralight Tactical Vehicle) with two custom minifigs and serious BrickArms firepower. Once again it is a collaboration between Brickmania and BrickArms, with the addition of custom printed balaclava masked heads from Citizen Brick. The only way to get one of these awesome kits is to get a Weekend Pass for World War Brick. This kit is a $90 value (provided you could even buy the rare items) and it is included free in the goodie bags for all Weekend Pass holders. Minneapolis is very close to selling out, but have no fear, because a similar kit is also in the works for Hartford.
Each UTV kit comes with a rare “proto” M249 SAW and special printed (and machined) BrickArms Crate commemorating WWB Minneapolis.
Here’s a gallery with more pictures of the UTV: