Legoland officially open in Orange County

Legoland. MHNN file photo.

GOSHEN – Legoland New York Resort is officially open according to officials at Orange County Tourism & Film. The 150-acre park in Goshen is expected to draw visitors from all over the globe.

“We are thrilled that Legoland New York Resort is officially open to all! said Orange County Tourism Director Amanda Dana. “Lwgoland New York Resort will not only benefit Orange County, but it will have a tremendous economic benefit in the Hudson Valley region and the entirety of New York.”

After starting construction in 2018, Legoland opened all seven of their themed lands to the general public on Friday morning. Attending the grand opening was Governor Cuomo, joined by other elected officials and regional tourism partners who marked the opening of the theme park by flipping a power switch.

Legoland features a theme park with seven uniquely themed worlds, filled with attractions for the whole family. The theme park also includes a variety of dining options, as well as stores to purchaseLego products. A 250-room resort accompanies the theme park, offering patrons the chance to stay at the park. The Legoland hotel will start accepting reservations on August 6.

“Orange County is proud to welcome Legoland New York which joins other attractions that make the County a destination for tourists from around the world,” said Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus. “We had a great opportunity to bring Legoland to Orange County and it will be a major economic draw for the region. Not to mention it has made a lot of young children in the area very happy.”

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