- This article is about the year. For the set, see 2000 Teether.
- The British Association of Toy Retailers name the LEGO brick "Toy of the Century".
- LEGO Primo is changed to LEGO Baby.
- Jens Nygaard Knudsen retires from The LEGO Group.
Themes introduced or discontinued
- Roboriders, a TECHNIC subtheme, is introduced, then later discontinued.
- Rock Raiders is discontinued.
- Throwbots (or Slizers) is discontinued.
- Ninja is discontinued.