Bricks and Minifigs Lego specialty store opens in Columbus

Bricks and Minifigs Lego specialty store opens in Columbus
Updated: Apr. 29, 2017 at 1:37 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A big crowd turned out Saturday morning for the Bricks and Minifigs grand opening in Columbus.

The new Lego specialty store located in The Landings Shopping Center off Airport Thruway is the only store in Georgia that specializes in the buying, selling and trading of Legos.

The first 100 customers through the doors received free custom minifigs and at 2 p.m. there was a balloon drop and prize giveaway.

Bricks and Minifigs owner, Christopher Patterson, says it's a great place for kids and adults.

"People should come and check it out if they have ever been a fan of Legos. Family members that are a fan of Legos, this a definitely a good place to come and look around," says Patterson.

Lego player, Christian Bryan, says he was very excited about the store opening and he loves Legos so much because you can use your imagination to build whatever you want.

News Leader 9 is told Bricks and Minifigs will provide birthday bookings at the store and that a summer camp is scheduled to open.

The closest other Lego store is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

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