LEGO convention coming to Chicago suburb this fall

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All the bricks have aligned for a LEGO convention to come to the Chicago area this September.

The Chicagoland Brick Convention will take place on Sept. 28-29 at the DuPage Event Center & Fairgrounds in Wheaton.

Professional LEGO artists will display their creations and meet with fans and LEGO celebrities will be on-hand for meet-and-greets.

Attendees will also be able to make their own LEGO designs in the Construction Zone. Other brick-based attractions include: 

  • LEGO Retail: purchase LEGO merchandise, retired LEGO sets, new LEGO Sets, Hard-to-Find LEGO, and goodies from multiple different vendors
  • Star Wars Zone: Amazing LEGO creations from the Star Wars universe
  • Brick Pits: with thousands of LEGO bricks to build with
  • Castle Build Zone: build a medieval LEGO creation onsite
  • Professional LEGO artist meet-and-greets
  • Fan Zone: epic LEGO creations built by local fan builders

A portion of ticket sales will go to the nonprofit Creations for Charity, an organization that gives LEGO sets to underprivileged children during the holidays.

Tickets are listed at $14.99 and are expected to sell out this week, according to organizers. To buy tickets and access more information, check out the Brick Convention's website.