Lego-Themed Experiences for Chicagoland Kids

Go crazy for Legos with these local activities.

Are your kids obsessed with Legos? Some kids probably wish they could live in a house made of LegoAnd even the grown-ups like to jump in the brick-tastic fun.

Lucky for us, Chicagoland offers plenty of Lego-themed activities. We’ve got Lego exhibits, stores, events and more. Here are a few ways to get your brick building on.

Brick Loot

For Lego lovers, Brick Loot is everything you could ever want, all sent to your doorstep. It’s a subscription box filled with brick-building goodies such as custom kits of Lego bricks, custom Lego minifigures, Lego compatible sets and building accessories. The best part? They are as unique as they can be since you can’t find these sets at any other retail store. Stop by to shop the Minifig Vault

Bricks & Minifigs

This shop is everything Lego. Kids will marvel at impressive Lego sets and minifigure displays. You might even find a Lego set to bring home with you. Check out their Instagram for their latest restocks.

Brickworld Chicago

June 17-18, 2023

Every year, Brickworld Chicago brings us the ultimate Lego event. The expo and convention dedicated to Lego enthusiasts features Lego creations everywhere you turn, interactive activities, raffles, workshops and all sorts of brick-tastic fun.

Legoland Discovery Center

By now, you might have noticed that a trip to Schaumburg is an obvious choice for any Lego fan. Besides making and building Lego creations, fans can scope out iconic Chicago buildings in Miniland or take a photo with their favorite Lego characters. There’s also two interactive kids rides! 

The Lego Store

  • Address: Locations in Downtown Chicago, Woodfield Mall, Orland Square and Northbrook Court

The Lego Store is your ultimate stop for all things Lego. Don’t forget to check their calendar for special store events that include fun builds. Just know that it may be hard to leave without buying anything.

Northern Illinois Lego Train Club

Can it get any better than Legos and trains? The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club (NILTC) is a Lego-loving group that makes awesome Lego creations for all to marvel at. Mark your calendars for their upcoming events listed on their website


If you’re celebrating a birthday for your Lego-obsessed child, how about throwing a Lego birthday party? Not just any party, but one where the Legos come to you! A Snapology-certified instructor brings age-appropriate challenges, then instructs the kids on how to build the items. They also offer summer camps and programs in Chicagoland.

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