LEGO Lunar New Year sets have been all the rage in recent years, celebrating this vibrant and festive occasion with a unique twist. These LEGO Chinese New Year sets capture the spirit of tradition and the excitement of the holiday, making them a favourite among both LEGO enthusiasts and those looking to embrace the Lunar New Year’s cultural significance. With their intricate designs, cultural references, and delightful details, these sets are not only a joy to build but also make for wonderful decorations that add a touch of the Lunar New Year’s magic to any space. The popularity of these sets is a testament to the universal appeal of LEGO’s ability to blend creativity and tradition, making it a truly special way to welcome the New Year.
Let’s take a look at some of the sets to be released soon:
80112 LEGO® Auspicious Dragon
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the incredible LEGO® Spring Festival Auspicious Dragon figure (80112). This magnificent brick-built creature, made from 1171 pieces, is not only a fantastic gift for yourself or kids aged 10 and above, but also a symbol of cultural significance. With its tilting head, opening mouth, and specially printed elements for the eyes and scales, the dragon looks truly authentic. It even comes with a traditional blue crystal element and sits upon a brick-built rock in the sea. You can complete the display by attaching the nameplate for an awe-inspiring showcase. This set is due to be released on January 1st 2024 for £69.99.
80113 LEGO® Family Reunion Celebration
Experience the delight of a LEGO® Spring Festival Family Reunion Celebration (80113) with this fantastic playset designed for kids aged 8 and above. You can unleash your imagination with this buildable toy model of a traditional Chinese-style restaurant, complete with a detailed kitchen, reception area, dining room (featuring a buildable karaoke machine), and a bathroom. The rooftop dining area of the restaurant offers a perfect spot for a romantic dinner to commemorate the Year of the Dragon, featuring a table for two, a buildable patio heater, flowerpot, hanging lanterns, and fireworks. Additionally, the set includes a buildable flower shop, a dim sum toy cart, and a street food cart, providing endless possibilities for creative play. The set includes 13 LEGO® minifigures, including parents, children, grandparents, a tourist, a couple, a chef, two waiter minifigures, and a character dressed in a Year of the Dragon costume. Priced at £89.99, this set will be released on January 1st 2024.
40673 LEGO® BrickHeadz™ Spring Festival Mickey Mouse
Get ready to celebrate Lunar New Year with the iconic Disney character, Mickey Mouse, as he dons a traditional tang suit. This LEGO® Disney BrickHeadz™ building toy captures every authentic detail, from the decorated torso to the envelope and lamp. Standing on a sturdy baseplate, this brightly
coloured figure is made up of 120 pieces and measures over 3 inches (9 cm) tall. Mark your calendars for January 1st when you can bring home this great model for just £9.99.
40678 LEGO® Festival Calendar
LEGO® calendars provide a fantastic way to embrace seasonal holidays. With creativity in mind, the LEGO® Festival Calendar (40678) is perfect for kids aged 10 and up, offering two exciting building options. It even has a rotating feature, allowing kids to choose which date to display. The Lunar New Year building option includes two adorable minifigures and lantern accessories. On the other hand, the Dragon Boat Festival building option showcases a stunning dragon’s head and tail, along with captivating water elements. Additionally, the set includes symbolic items like firecrackers, red envelopes, and a luck-themed sign. With 345 pieces, this set stands over 13cm tall, 16cm wide, and 10cm deep in Lunar New Year mode. Due to be released on January 1st 2024, the set will retail for £26.99.