The confetti flies as thousands of guests cheer the opening of the new park in Winter Haven, Florida.
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Merlin Entertainments Group, which owns Legoland, purchased Cypress Gardens in January 2010 and plans on building Legoland Florida on the property to open in October 2011. Check out renderings of the planned park. Large Map | Legoland Photos | Legoland Video | Complete Legoland coverage
Nick Varney, CEO Merlin Entertainment Group, tours Legoland Florida as it approaches its fall 2011 grand opening.