Fun Facts About
SkyWheel Made of Lego® Bricks
This SkyWheel is made out of 20,000 Lego® Bricks and stands 12 feet tall
Just like the real SkyWheel Myrtle Beach, there are 42 SkyWheel gondolas. However, this SkyWheel features 2 VIP gondolas (with our second one coming this year) and a dedicated Orange gondola
The structure took over 16 hours to install with a team of 5 people
The SkyWheel in the airport doesn’t spin for safety reasons, but SkyWheel Myrtle Beach includes 4 full revolutions with each regular flight. If you buy your flight tickets at the display using the QR code, you can save up to 20%! No reservation required and all tickets can be used within 1 year of purchase.
In addition to the SkyWheel, there is also a lighthouse made of Lego® Bricks. This lighthouse is where LandShark® Bar and Grill is located directly beneath SkyWheel Myrtle Beach.
You can see the lights on this SkyWheel display from around 10am to 9pm daily. SkyWheel Myrtle Beach has its lights on year round from sunset until we close for the night. SkyWheel Myrtle Beach can shine its lights for a variety of causes, awarenesses and even Gender Reveals!
The 3D rendering of the SkyWheel was designed by SkyWheel marketing assistant Gavin Scire. The structure was built by Jason Burik of Brick Model Designs near Pittsburgh, PA.
The circumference of the SkyWheel made of Lego® Bricks is 37 feet, and has an area of 113 feet. SkyWheel Myrtle Beach has a a circumference of 587 feet and an area of 27,450 feet
This SkyWheel made of Lego® Bricks will be on display through at least December 2024!