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Legoland to announce plans for new 4-D ride

Posted at 6:07 AM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 09:07:48-04

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) - Legoland California executives will announce today the company's largest-ever ride expenditure, which is scheduled to open summer 2018.

Legoland says the ride will combine ``3D computer animation with 4D real-world effects.''

Similar events have been held to announce the construction of hotels, a waterpark and aquarium.

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Park executives will also update the progress on construction of the Legoland Castle Hotel, which began in January and it is also scheduled to open next year.

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The hotel will offer rooms with themes of knights, princesses, dragons and wizards; a pool area with fountains, slides and play features; and a castle themed restaurant.

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Legoland California is owned by Merlin Entertainment of London and opened in 1999. The other similar theme park is near Orlando.

City News Services contributed to this report