Last Updated on November 27, 2022 by Lisa D. Marsh
LEGO Friends sets are among the best and most popular LEGO sets, depicting scenes from suburban life set in the fictional town of Heartlake City.
The Friends sets are complemented by an animated movie series that premiered in 2014, featuring dolls that were much larger than both the mini-dolls and Minifigures.
The launch of the Friends sets was one of LEGO’s biggest successes, doubling its sales expectation and extensively widening LEGO’s customer base within the girls’ sector, and has been regularly listed as one of LEGO’s selling themes.
LEGO Friends sets allow you to be anything you can be and make Heartlake City your own with any of their playset that you can combine or create new places.
This article answers 21 important questions about the Friends theme and sets to give you a solid understanding and clear any doubts you might have about the Friends sets.
What Is the Best LEGO Friends Set?
LEGO Friends Heartlake City Play Hair Salon Fun Toy 41391 is the best LEGO Friends set out there. Introduced in 2020, the set has over 12,000 positive reviews on Amazon and includes 235 pieces and 2 Minifigures to spark imagination and offer endless build-and-play fun.
The set allows kids to pretend to cut and style the LEGO Friends’ hair or imagine they are the client going to the hair salon for a new do and is packed with features to get imaginations firing, including 2 mini-dolls, 2 hairdressing chairs, a hair-washing sink and lots of accessories, such as toy brushes and toy wigs.
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What Is the Biggest LEGO Friends Set?
LEGO Friends 41101 Heartlake Grand Hotel is the biggest LEGO Friends set out there. The set is 22.91 x 14.88 x 4.06 inches and includes 1,552 pieces and 5 Minifigures including Andrea, Olivia, Stephanie, Susan, and Nate, plus dog and cat figures.
The set measures over 11″ high, 12″ wide, and 6″deep; the black cab measures over 2″ high, 4″ long, and 1″ wide and features an elevator to carry guests to upper floors, rooftop pool, outdoor café, lobby, jazz bar, guest rooms and more.
What Is the Most Popular LEGO Friends Set?
LEGO Friends Olivia’s Cupcake Café 41366 is the most popular LEGO friends set. The set was introduced in 2019 and includes 335 pieces, 2 Minifigures, and combines technology and food with lots of super-cool gadgets for imaginative pretend play.
The set allows kids to build Olivia’s cupcake shop complete with inventive gadgets and help her tweak them with her tools, then deliver tasty treats around Heartlake City on the scooter!
The LEGO Friends Olivia’s Cupcake Café 41366 includes 2 Minifigures; LEGO Friends Emma, and LEGO Friends Andrea, plus a Zobo robot figure, as well as a rotating cupcake server, cupcake-dispensing machine, mini play kitchen, and a removable table and chairs.
Additionally, the set can be built together with all other original LEGO sets and LEGO bricks for creative building.
What Is the Rarest LEGO Friends Set?
LEGO Friends Butterfly Beauty Shop 3187 is the rarest LEGO Friends set. The set was introduced in 2011 and retired in December 2012.
The Friends Butterfly Beauty Shop includes 221 pieces and 2 Minifigures including Emma and Sarah mini-doll figures and features a fountain, bench, salon furniture, and accessories such as a money bill, hair elements, lipsticks, a purse, bows, sunglasses, a hairdryer, hairbrush, and a mirror.
How Many Friends LEGO Sets Were Made?
There are 502 LEGO Friends sets released between 2012 and 2022.
What to Build with LEGO Friends?
LEGO Friends allows you to be anything you can be and make Heartlake City your own with any of their playset that you can combine or create new places.
What Was the First LEGO Friends Set?
3061 City Park Café is the first LEGO Friends set released in 2012 and includes 222 pieces and 2 Minifigures including Andrea, Marie, a café, and many accessories like money bricks, frying pan, spatula, muffin tins, mixer, utensils, baking tray, bowl, pie and juice carton.
How Much Does the LEGO Friends House Cost?
The LEGO Friends Friendship House 41340 costs around $220 on Amazon.
Where Can I Buy Friends LEGO Set?
You can buy LEGO Friends sets and Minifigures on the LEGO website, LEGO stores, Amazon, eBay, Bricklink, Target, BrickOwl, Walmart, and other marketplaces that sell LEGO products.
Which LEGO Friends Set Has the Most Pieces?
LEGO Friends 41101 Heartlake Grand Hotel is the Friends set with the highest number of pieces; 1552 pieces.
What Is in the LEGO Friends Advent Calendar?
LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 41690 comes with 5 micro-dolls with a stocking, plus kitten and puppy figures. It also includes buildable winter toys including a sleigh, snowboard, and a sled, and also comes with a piano and a robot with remote control.
What Is the Most Expensive LEGO Friends Set?
LEGO Friends 3185: Summer Riding Camp is currently the most expensive LEGO Friends set costing around $538 on Amazon.
When Do the New LEGO Friends Sets Come Out?
The new LEGO Friends set was released in March 2022.
Will There Be More Friends LEGO Sets?
Yes, there’s no official announcement as of writing this article about the discontinuation of LEGO Friends which means that there are going to be more LEGO Friends sets coming out.
How Much Are LEGO Friends Sets?
LEGO Friends sets’ price range between $9.99 for the least expensive set and up to $538 for the most expensive set.
What LEGO Friends Sets Come with a Brick Separator?
LEGO Friends sets don’t come with a brick separator.
Which LEGO Friends Sets Have Boy Figures?
LEGO Friends sets with male Minifigures include:
- Andrea’s Theatre School 417144: Prof. Andrian
- Organic Farm 41721: Farmer Marcel
- LEGO 41696 Friends Pony-Washing Stable Horse: Daniel
- LEGO 41705 Friends Heartlake City Pizzeria Restaurant: Ethan
- Stephanie’s Sailing Adventure 41716: Elijah
- Main Street Building 41704
- Heartlake City Grand Hotel 41684
- Andrea’s Family House 41449
- Olivia’s Space Academy 41713
- Magical Ferris Wheel and Slide 41689
- Pet Day-Care Centre 41718
- Beach Glamping 41700
- Tree-Planting Vehicle 41707
- Pet Clinic Ambulance 41694
What Are the New LEGO Friends Sets?
The new LEGO Friends sets released in March 2022 are:
- Pet Clinic Ambulance (41694) – 54 pieces
- Pet Playground (41698) – 210 pieces
- Pet Adoption Cafe (41699) – 292 pieces
- Vacation Beach House (41709) – 686 pieces
- Pet Day-Care Center (41718) – 593 pieces
Where Can I Buy LEGO Friends Lovely Hotel?
You can buy the LEGO Friends Lovely Hotel on Amazon or on the LEGO website.
Can I Buy LEGO Friends Minifigs at the LEGO Store?
No, Minifigures from licensed sets are only available as part of a set on LEGO Shop.
What Age Is LEGO Friends For?
LEGO Friends sets are suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.