B.C.'s biggest LEGO exhibition coming to Richmond in April

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Mini LEGO Spaceship built by Tyler Sky (BrickCan)

Get your bricks out! The biggest public LEGO exhibition ever to be held in B.C. will take place at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond April 21 to 24.

BrickCan – B.C.’s first major adult LEGO fan convention – promises to be a spectacular show, featuring hundreds of amazing creations from LEGO builders from around the world.

“LEGO fans in the Vancouver area have been talking about hosting an event like BrickCan for almost 20 years and it’s finally happening. We’re super excited!” said Robin Sather, Canada’s only LEGO Certified Professional builder and chairman of BrickCan.

While the full four-day adult convention is aimed squarely at those 19+, with games, prizes and keynote speeches, kids are welcome for the last two days, April 23 to 24.

All visitors under 12 will receive an exclusive, custom-designed building kit to take home and will be able to get building themselves at the “Creation Station.”

Ticketholders will also be able to buy rare or custom building kits and LEGO-themed T-shirts, jewellery and artwork on “Vendor Alley.”

The event is being organized by all three regional adult LEGO clubs: Vancouver LEGO Club, the Abbotsford LEGO Users Group, and the Victoria LEGO Users Group.

BrickCan LEGO fan convention

Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
When: April 21-24

And here are some examples of the kind of LEGO creations going on display:

LEGO Dragon built by Megan Rothrock (BrickCan)

LEGO Dragon built by Megan Rothrock (BrickCan)

 

LEGO Orca built by Robin Sather (BrickCan)

LEGO Orca built by Robin Sather (BrickCan)

Retro LEGO Spaceship built by Simon Liu (BrickCan)

Retro LEGO Spaceship built by Simon Liu (BrickCan)

LEGO Building built by Paul Hetherington (BrickCan)

LEGO Building built by Paul Hetherington (BrickCan)

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