Storefronts made from legos and Lego word on side of truck and little lego people
Local Ohioan LEGO artists will be displaying various LEGO creations at the BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention in Columbus, Ohio next week. The convention will take place at the Ohio Expo Center on May 25-26, 2019. LEGO displays by Ohioan LEGO artists include cities, trains, robots, and mosaics

One of the groups displaying is the Ohio LEGO Users Group (OhioLUG). They are Adult Fans of LEGO, referred to as "AFOLs", who build, play, and display creations built with LEGO bricks. There are currently over 300 LEGO Users Group for Adult Fans of LEGO around the world. In 2010, The LEGO Company estimated that there were around 40,000 AFOLs in the world. That number has dramatically increased with estimates from 200,000 to over 1,000,000. Famous AFOLs include David Beckham, Ed Sheeran, and Britney Spears who have all publicly talked about their affection for LEGO.  

The local LEGO artists have displayed their creations throughout Ohio, and even beyond. They have won multiple awards for their displays and their LEGO masterpieces will be some of the highlights of the BrickUniverse LEGO Convention. Attendees will be able to see skyscrapers, cities, trains spaceships -whole worlds built with LEGO bricks. One exhibit built by local LEGO artists is a massive LEGO city with moving trains. 

Other attractions include:
  • Massive LEGO Displays: Larger than life LEGO creations. 
  • LEGO Star Wars Building Area: tons of LEGO Star Wars bricks for building fun!
  • Big Brick Building: younger visitors can explore imagination through building with larger LEGO Duplo bricks.
  • LEGO Retail: purchase LEGO merchandise and goodies.
  • Fan Zone: fan-built LEGO creations built by some of the world's best LEGO Fan builders, including renown spectacles from local Ohio builders
  • And more!
Tickets are available for Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. Tickets are $18 at the door (if they have not sold out beforehand) or $15 online at www.brickuniverse.com/columbus