NEW YORK — When you’re a Lego area set fan like me, Black Friday is all the time an important alternative to search for nice offers on Star Wars and different sci-fi units — whereas grabbing some nice free affords within the course of. However for 2023, Lego seems to have raised the bar in the case of particular affords, with a ton of limited-time offers for Lego Insiders rolling out together with one of many greatest Lego units I’ve ever seen: The Marvel Avengers Tower.
The Lego Marvel Avengers Tower set, which might be launched on Black Friday (Nov. 24) and was formally introduced right now (Nov. 14), is an epic recreation of the Battle of New York from 2022’s “Avengers Endgame” movie that comes with a whopping 5,201 items and a file 31 minifigures (from the tiny Ant-Man to the large Hulk). It is going to be obtainable for $499.99 on Black Friday, which is greater than sufficient to qualify for the myriad of “free items with buy” affords for Lego Insiders, Lego’s free-to-sign-up rewards program. If that value is off-putting, there are extra reasonably priced units on provide. Each the Lego Star Wars introduction calendar and the Lego Marvel Avengers introduction calendar are at the moment 10% off.
Key Specs: It comes with 5,201 items and 31 minifigures representing allmajor characters from the Lego Marvel universe. It is large, standing 35.5 inches (90 cm) tall to recreate Avengers Tower, with scenes inbuilt from the movie collection.
Purchase if: You are an excellent collector of all issues Marvel Lego and have an ample provide of disposable earnings (and area to show the massive set!).
Do not buy if: When you do not need to spend almost $500 on a single Lego set aimed primarily at collectors and Marvel tremendous followers.
Different fashions: The Marvel Avengers Creation Calendar is 10% off at $40.49, making it reasonably priced purchase for the vacations. The Endgame Last Battle has key minifigs at $99.99 as effectively
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I managed to get a sneak peek on the Lego Marvel Avengers Tower at a current occasion on the firm’s flagship New York retailer and its dimension can’t be understated. It stands almost 3 ft tall at 35.5 inches (90 centimeters), making it not solely Lego’s greatest Marvel set so far, but in addition the corporate’s tallest skyscraper set. Together with all the long-lasting Avengers heroes and villains (I am you, Loki), it contains a wide selection of aliens and vignettes from all through the Avenger’s movies to have a good time the sixtieth anniversary of the Avengers’ comedian e-book debut. (You may see two completely different Captain Americas battle it out, like in “Endgame.”)
So sure, it’s an epic set. However for Black Friday, Lego is providing a free Marvel Taxi present with any Lego Insiders buy of the Avengers tower between Nov. 24 and Nov. 27, whereas provides final, in fact. The Marvel Taxi set will spherical out the Avengers group with a Black Panther minifigure working to save lots of three different minifigs within the battle.
The Marvel Taxi is one instance of a slew of Lego Insiders affords obtainable over Black Friday weekend and within the days earlier than. This is a rundown of all of the affords developing.
Black Friday/Cyber Monday occasion
For all Black Friday and Cyber Monday consumers (not simply Insiders), Lego is providing two free units for followers who spend a certain quantity between Nov. 24 and Nov. 28.
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- Lego Majisto’s Magical Workshop: Anybody who spends $250 or extra will qualify for this fantasy set centered round a wizard that’s based mostly on a 1993 set with the identical character.
- Lego Winter Market Stall: Lego followers who spend $170 or extra may even get this holiday-themed stall, full with a toy rocket for area followers, with a hearth and Christmas tree.
When you spend $250, you need to qualify for each units total, and with loads of Star Wars, Metropolis House and different anticipated to be on provide, it should not be tough to satisfy that requirement in case your funds permits and also you’re on the lookout for Lego items for the vacations.
For instance, for those who choose up Lego’s new Mars Rover Perseverance set ($99.99) and the gorgeous Vincent Van Gough Starry Evening set ($169.99), you will have already met the edge. However you might need to wait till Lego’s Black Friday offers go reside on Nov. 24 to see what units are literally on sale, first. Our guides to the perfect Lego area offers and finest Lego Star Wars offers might be good locations to begin.
When you completely cannot wait, our greatest Lego offers proper now could have what you are on the lookout for.
Lego Insiders Weekend (Nov. 18-19)
Lego’s Black Friday gross sales and offers really start per week earlier, on Nov. 17, for members of its Lego Insiders rewards program, which lets Lego followers accrue factors with each buy that they will later redeem for low cost vouchers and particular affords, like free Lego units, posters, hats and backpacks, in addition to artwork prints and extra. From Nov. 17 by means of Nov. 19, Lego is holding with it calls its Lego Insider Weekend, a kind of pre-sale occasion for rewards program members. This is what it contains:
- A Member’s Sale: On Nov. 17, registered Insiders will be capable to redeem a reduction code to se on sure Lego units whereas provides final. Insiders may even be capable to earn as much as 4 instances the Insiders factors on choose units bought on-line or in Lego shops.
- 2x Factors: Lego Insiders can earn double factors on all purchases between Nov. 18 and 19.
- 1 Million Factors Sweepstakes: Lego can be holding a free sweepstakes to present away 1 million Insider factors. Members can enter day by day without spending a dime between Nov. 18 and Nov. 27.
Earlier this yr, Lego Insiders changed the earlier Lego VIP program. I have been a member of Lego VIP, now Lego Insiders, since 2013 since it’s free to enroll and allows you to get credit score to your purchases, so for those who’re trying to purchase any Lego units from their shops or web site, it’s value it to enroll.
Lego Insiders Presents With Buy
As with Black Friday, Lego’s Insider Weekend from Nov. 18-19 will embrace free items with buy in addition to choose gross sales on sure units.
The Lego Apollo 11 lunar lander, for instance, might be $20 off, whereas the Lego Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder may even be $60 off. You may see a preview of the Lego Insiders Weekend gross sales right here.
Relying on how a lot you spend, you may qualify for the next free items in case you are a Lego Insiders member:
- Lego Majisto’s Magical Workshop: Spends $250 or extra through the weekend to qualify for this magician-themed set. This is identical deal as for Black Friday in shops and on-line.
- Lego Winter Market Stall: Spend $170 or extra to nab this holiday-themed storefront set, once more, the identical as Black Friday, however for Lego.com on-line.
- Lego Vacation Winter Prepare: This small prepare set is accessible IN LEGO STORES ONLY with any buy of $40 or extra over Insiders Weekend. You will have to go to a bodily retailer to redeem this provide.
- Lego Vacation Cookie Stamps & Mug Set: This vacation bundle is accessible Lego Insiders who buy $30 or extra on-line at Lego.com throughout a collection of Lego themes, together with Lego Mates, Lego Metropolis, Dreamz, Harry Potter, Duplo and Ninjago over Insiders Weekend.
Lego Insiders Rewards Middle affords
What for those who’re a Lego Insiders member with lots of rewards factors and also you’re trying to redeem these this Black Friday? Lego really has a collection of affords for you as effectively, greater than I’ve seen in a very long time.
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- Festive Bauble Decoration: A tin ornament for the Christmas tree, embellished with brick sweet canes, cookies and evergreen sprigs. Redeem 1,800 factors solely on Nov. 18.
- Lego House Blueprints: These prints embrace blueprints of three iconic Lego House units: Cellular Rocket Transport, House Provide and Starfleet Voyager. FREE by redeeming 150 factors beginning Nov. 18 solely on LEGO.com and whereas provides final.
- Lego Tape Participant: a miniature construct and ode Eighties, this Lego set encompasses a pop-out cassette tape and spring-loaded tape holder, with removable and windable headphones. FREE by redeeming 2,400 factors from Nov. 18-23.
- Win the Rewards Middle: Lego Insiders can enter a drawing to win all of the objects within the LEGO Insiders Rewards Middle, together with prints, tin indicators, caps, baggage, pencil instances, keychains, brick-built objects and different objects. Redeem 25 factors to enter, as much as 50 entries per individual, from Nov. 18-23.
- Rewards Middle Sale: Choose bodily merchandise and digital rewards within the Rewards Middle might be obtainable for 50% off the unique LEGO factors value from November 18-27.
As somebody who has been a Lego VIP (now Insiders) member for a decade, I’ve by no means seen the sheer variety of affords obtainable for Lego’s rewards program, so there may be lots to select from this yr relying on how a lot you are aiming to spend.
When you already know what you are hoping to purchase and it is at a cheaper price level, the Lego Insider Weekend is perhaps a superb time to select it up if it is on sale already, since Lego is providing two free items under the $40 mark. Equally, for those who’re planning to purchase a big set and are an avid collector, the Insiders Weekend may land you all 4 giveaways forward of Black Friday. However the Marvel Taxi continues to be unique to Avengers Tower purchases over Black Friday, particularly, so die-hard collectors ought to assume laborious on when to make the acquisition.
When you’re on the lookout for extra Black Friday offers past Lego’s affords, take a look at our Black Friday 2023 offers. When you’re on the lookout for new skywatching gear throughout this yr’s gross sales, our guides for the finest telescopes, finest binoculars and finest cameras for astrophotography are nice assets to get began.