September 29, 2023
August 1 Release Guide

August 1st Release Guide

Happy Friday fellow AFOLs! In anticipation of lots of great sets coming out soon, we’re bringing you an August 1st release guide to help you with your shopping! Many of us collectors feel that “First of the Month” dilemma of what sets to grab immediately and what to hold off on. It’s first-world LEGO®️ problems, but ya know, we’re still here to help. Traditionally you could just wait, buy something later and not have to worry. But over the last couple of years we have seen highly anticipated sets sell out within hours. And not only that, they take a LONG time to come back into stock – I’m looking at you Back to the Future Time Machine! So, we totally get that FOMO dilemma.

Below you will find the August 1st Releases grouped by theme. Click on the links for any reviews that we already have on the site. We hope this helps with all your splurging, gift giving and collecting needs. Happy Shopping!

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The Great Pyramid of Giza (21058)

I reviewed this set way back on May 10th. It’s a gorgeous build and a lovely return to form for the Architecture Theme. It certainly feels like forever and and a day ago that I first discussed it.

LEGO®️ Art

The Rolling Stones (31206)
Floral Art (31207)


FC Barcelona Go Brick Me (40542)
Koi Fish (40545)
Manchester United Go Brick Me (40541)
Obi-Wan Kenobi & Darth Vader (40547)
Poodle (40546)


Touring Stunt Bike (60331)
Reckless Scorpion Stunt Bike (60332)
Bathtub Stunt Bike (60333)
The Blade Stunt Challenge (60340)
The Knockdown Stunt Challenge (60341)
The Shark Attack Stunt Challenge (60342)
Smashing Chimpanzee Stunt Loop (60338)
Grocery Store (60347)
Train Station (60335)
Double Loop Stunt Arena (60339)
Freight Train (60336)
Express Passenger Train (60337)


Build Together (11020)

Creator 3-in-1

Sunken Treasure Mission (31130)
Downtown Noodle Shop (31131)
Viking Ship and the Midgard Serpent (31132)


Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse’s Camping Trip (10777)
Anna and Olaf’s Fun in the Castle (43204)
Mickey, Minnie and Goofy’s Fairground Fun (10778)
Mickey and Friends Castle Defenders (10780)
Cinderella and Prince Charming’s Castle (43205)
Ultimate Adventure Castle (43205)

Mini Disney The Haunted Mansion (40521)

Check out Krista’s great early review of this set here. Hopefully, we see this trend of microscale Disney attractions continue.


Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Stitch-On Patch (41963)
Mickey & Friends Bracelets Mega Pack (41947)
Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Back-To-School Project Box (41964)


Wild Animals of Africa (10971)
Fire Truck (10969)
My First Puppy & Kitten With Sounds (10977)
Wild Animals of South America (10973)
Spider-Man & Friends: Funfair Adventure (10963)
Wild Animals of Europe (10979)
Wild Animals of Asia (10974)


Water Park (41720)
Horse Show Trailer (41722)


Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (10304)
Atari 2600 (10306)
Galaxy Explorer (10497)

Lion Knights’ Castle (10305) – Releasing on August 8 (VIP early access on August 3)

Read up on this amazing 90th Anniversary set with Tom’s wonderful review. A true Icon in every sense of the word.


I am Groot (76217)
Nano Gauntlet (76223)
Sanctum Sanctorum (76218)


The Skeleton Dungeon (21189)
The Abandoned Village (21190)

Monkie Kid

Dragon of the East (80037)
Monkie Kid’s Team Van (80038)
The Heavenly Realms (80039)


Jay’s Golden Dragon Motorbike (71768)
Zane’s Golden Dragon Jet (71770)
Ninja Dragon Temple (71759)
Cole’s Dragon Cruiser (71769)
The Crystal King (71772)
The Crystal King Temple (71771)
Kai’s Golden Dragon Raider (71773)
Nya’s Samurai X Mech (71775)
Lloyd’s Golden Ultra Dragon (71774)


Halloween Cat & Mouse (40570)

Paris Postcard (40568)

Please check out Krista’s combined reviews for this set and The London Postcard (40569).

LEGO Brand Store (40574)

And also make sure to read Krista’s review of this great little branded set.

Speed Champions

Fast & Furious 1970 Dodge Charger R/T (76912)
007 Aston Martin DB5 (76911)

Star Wars

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi Starfighter (75333)
Obi-Wan Kenobi vs. Darth Vader (75334)
Ambush on Ferrix (75338)
BD-1 (75335)
Inquisitor Transport Scythe (75336)
AT-TE Walker (75337)
The Justifier (75323)

Super Mario

Character Packs – Series 5 (71410)
Goomba’s Shoe (71404)
Fuzzy Flippers (71405)
Yoshi’s Gift House (71406)
Big Bad Island (71412)
Adventures with Peach Starter Course (71403)
Big Spike’s Cloudtop Challenge (71409)
Cat Peach Suit and Frozen Tower (71407)
Peach’s Castle (71408)


Material Handler (42144)
Airbus H175 Rescue Helicopter (42145)

Choose wisely

And that’s the list of August 1st Releases! It’s quite a bit, but unless you’re literally someone that collects every set, I’m sure you can manage. Lots of great summer releases in the wave. I’m really excited for the Marvel sets and a couple of the Star Wars ones. What are you all most anticipating? Any particular one(s) that are really on your must-have list? Any that are a hard pass? Please let us know your thoughts and thanks for supporting True North Bricks through our affiliate links. Thanks for reading and as always, keep on brickin’. 🧱


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2 thoughts on “August 1st Release Guide

  1. The Justifier

    As soon as I saw it on TV, I knew I wanted a LEGO version.

    I think Lion Castle is a must buy but I may wait on that one.

    Already pre-ordered the Galaxy Explorer v2 doh.

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