To mark its 25th anniversary, Legoland California will open a new dinosaur-themed land and offer the first parade in the park’s history.
The new land, Dino Valley, is replacing the existing Explorer Island at the Chula Vista theme park. Alongside that area’s Coastersaurus will be two new attractions.
Duplo Little Dino Trail is described in a Legoland press release as a “Dino safari” where kids “can use cameras to ‘capture’ the dinosaurs and play hide & seek with them along the way.” The other new ride, Explorer River Quest, is a scenic boat ride to spot Lego dinosaurs, including a T. rex.
The new rides take the place of the recently-closed Safari Trek and Fairy Tale Brook.
Legoland’s new parade, dubbed the Lego World Parade, will feature many of the typical Lego brands and characters. The Legoland press release mentions parade floats that include “a Lego City Firetruck, a swashbuckling pirate ship, and floats inspired by Lego Ninjago, Lego Friends, Lego City Deep Sea Adventure, and” Duplo.
“As the first Legoland Park in North America, it’s remarkable to see how Legoland California’s legacy of play has inspired generations of families over the last 25 years,” Legoland California Resort president Kurt Stocks said in a press release. “It’s a privilege for us to debut North America’s first-ever Lego World Parade in 2024, alongside our newest land, Dino Valley, where the past comes roaring to life in LEGO form. I can’t wait to see what families discover, build, imagine and create with us in the year ahead.”