16 New Sets Launching May 1, 2024

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Hey LEGO fans! Exciting news! May 2024 is shaping up to be a blockbuster month for new LEGO sets, and I’m here to give you the scoop on what’s coming, straight from the LEGO wonderland. The highlight of May LEGO Shopping is undoubtably May 4th this year celebrating the 25th Anniversary of LEGO Star Wars.

So, first up, let’s dive into the Star Wars galaxy. We’ve got the massive 1,931-piece TIE Interceptor making its grand entry. If you’re more into the classic scenes, the Mos Espa Podrace Diorama set is going to transport you right back to that iconic race from “The Phantom Menace”. And for those who love a bit of strategic gameplay, the BARC Speeder Escape set is ready to provide some action-packed fun.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
75378BARC Speeder Escape221$29.99
75381Droideka583$64.99
75383Darth Maul’s Sith Infiltrator640$69.99
75380Mos Espa Podrace Diorama718$79.99
75382TIE Interceptor1931$229.99

Although it’s not a LEGO set, pre-orders for the “The Force of Creativity” book (5008878) are starting on May 1. A “312-page coffee-table book in a slipcase with collective memorabilia which takes fans on a journey through interviews with more than 50 contributors from the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm. The book includes development art, character designs and gives fans a true insight into the LEGO Star Wars galaxy.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
5008878The Force of CreativityN/A$149.99

BrickHeadz collectors, you’re not left out. Get ready to add some unique pieces to your collection, like the Clone Commander Cody and a special set commemorating “The Phantom Menace”.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
40675Clone Commander Cody147$9.99
40676The Phantom Menace732$54.99

In the world of LEGO Disney, the spotlight for May 1, 2024, shines on their first-ever “Inside Out” themed model. Dubbed the 43248 Inside Out 2 Mood Cubes, this set brings exclusive mini-dolls of Joy and Anxiety into your collection, along with a couple of mind worker figures.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
43248Inside Out 2 Mood Cubes394$34.99

Although not brand new, the 60441 Space Explorers Pack is blasting off on May 1! This pack is quite a treat as it bundles an unusual LEGO City polybag along with the 60428 Space Construction Mech and the 60430 Interstellar Spaceship. It’s a fantastic set for those who love adding unique items to their LEGO City collections!

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
60441Space Explorers Pack426$31.99

The Series 26 Space set is just around the corner! The diligent folks over at Brick Search have been busy confirming and adding codes for all 12 brand-new minifigures into their app. They’re all geared up to assist you in your quest to find those awesome space-themed characters. Get ready to explore the cosmos with these exciting new additions!

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
71046Series 26 SpaceVariable$4.99

Just as it made a surprise debut in the UK and Europe, the new LEGO Despicable Me 4 series is about to capture the hearts of US fans. This exciting range includes a variety of new minifigures and a standout buildable Gru character, complete with intriguing printed pieces that are sure to delight collectors and fans alike.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
75580Minions and Banana Car136$24.99
75581Minions’ Music Party Bus379$39.99
75582Brick-Built Gru and Minions839$54.99
75583Minions and Gru’s Family Mansion868$99.99

LEGO is also set to launch a quirky pair of store-exclusive alien sets on May 1. These unique sets feature customizable alien creatures, designed to complement any of the 2024 LEGO space-themed sets. They’re a perfect match not just for space adventures but also add a fun, extraterrestrial twist to LEGO Friends and LEGO City scenarios.

Set NumberSet NamePart CountPrice
40715Alien Pack181$14.99
40716Alien Planet Habitat206$14.99

All these sets promise to cater to a variety of interests, whether you’re a seasoned builder or just starting out in the world of LEGO – but with a large space bent this time around. So, mark your calendars for May 1, 2024, and get ready to build and display some amazing new creations!

What do you think? Which sets will you pick up in May 2024? Mainly the Star Wars sets? City? Minions? Let us know in the comments.


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