>>>Here is a schedule for Brickmania’s confirmed events for 2013>>>
Brickmania attends numerous AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) conventions, LEGO exhibitions and other events throughout the year. At most events we bring models to display, as well as a fully stocked vendor booth, including a complete line of Brickmania kits and BrickArms accessories.. At some shows we have special edition kits and often have stuff on hand that is not available through the web store. More dates will be announced as they are confirmed.
Brickmania also has a regularly scheduled open house at our NE Minneapolis Warehouse on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
January 19-20: Brickfair Alabama: Birmingham, AL
BrickFair is a AFOL convention and public exhibition that takes place in different locations around the United States. Brickmania has one of the largest vendor booths at Brickfair and we bring a complete line of Brickmania kits, custom minifies, T-shirts, and BrickArms custom weapons, we always brings several large models to display.
January 31-February 3: Minneapolis Boat Show: Minneapolis, MN
Brickmania is providing a play area at the Minneapolis Boat Show and have several of our large nautical themed models on display. We have also made several exclusive boat sets to be released at this event.
March 9-10: Brickworld Indy: Indianapolis, IN
Brickworld Indy is an annual public exhibition featuring the LEGO creation of IndyLUG and other regional builders. Brickmania will debut a new WW2 Pacific Island invasion diorama at Brickworld Indy measuring 5 x 16 feet!
April 3-7: Arrowhead Home Builders Show: Duluth, MN
Brickmania displays will include the WW2 Pacific Island Invasion Diorama, plus models of the World War II US Navy light cruiser USS Duluth and the Split Rock Lighthouse.
May 5: Brick Boutique, Pasadena, CA
Brickmania is returning to SoCal on May 5th! We’ll have a full selection of Brickmania kits, BrickArms weapons, Roaglaan’s Customs decals, special deals and more. They’ve expanded into the adjoining ballroom, so expect a larger event than before. Best of all, admission is still free!
May 11-12: Brickfair Northeast: Manchester, NH
Brickfair’s debut appearance in New England is giving us our first opportunity to appear in the area too. Brickmania will have the WW2 Pacific Island Invasion Diorama on display.
May 17-19: Northeast Art-A-Whirl: Minneapolis, MN
Brickmania’s warehouse is located ground zero in heart of one of the country’s largest art crawls and we will be open to the public for all three days. In addition to our normal displays from the GMLTC and TCLTC, we will have numerous regional artists and artisan selling their wares, music guests, folks dancing and May Pole wrap, Pizza Lucé pizza and more. A full list of artists and activities will be posted soon.
June 12-16: Brickworld Chicago: Schaumburg, IL
Brickworld is one of the largest AFOL conventions in the world and are moving to an even bigger location at the Schaumburg Convention Center this year. Brickmania will have several models on display as well as a vendor booth large enough to accommodate all of the Brickworld visitors, and stocked full of the latest Brickmania kits, BrickArms custom weapons, and other awesomeness.
June 28-30: World War Brick: Minneapolis, MN
World War Brick is the only event dedicated to military and historical modeling with LEGO bricks. On display is the world largest assembly of military and historical models built by LEGO enthusiasts from around the world. Weekend pass holders can participate in a full three days of activities, while more casual visittors may see the displays and visit the store area during the limited public hours. World War Brick 2013 will take place in Brickmania’s 16,000 SF warehouse space in Minneapolis and is co-sponsored by BrickArms and GI Brick.
July 3-7: Brick Fiesta: Mesquite, TX (Dallas)
Brickmania is a charter attendee at this annual event dedicated to LEGO builders and fans from across Texas and beyond. We plan to bring our WW2 Pacific Island Invasion Diorama and anything else we can fit into the van.
July 10: EMTRAC LST Event: Evansville, IN
We have been invited to display our Pacific Diorama at the Evansville Museum Transportation Center (Emtrac) for a special appearance. There will be personnel from the LST Memorial present to give mini tours of our 1/35 scale LST model. In addition to our displays, we will also have a complete line of Brickmania kits, BrickArms weapons, etc. Admission for 12 and up is $2, 11 and under are free.
July 11-14: BrickFete: Toronto, ONT
The only Canadian AFOL event Brickmania is attending this year. Not only are we attending Brickete, but we like it so much that we’re premier level sponsors!
August 1-4: Brickfair Virginia: Chantilly, VA
August 8-11: Bricks By the Bay: Santa Clara, CA
October 2013: BrickCon: Seattle, WA