- This article is about the year. For the set, see 2008 Heart.
- LEGO Batman: The Video Game was released to coincide with The Dark Knight.
- LEGO celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the LEGO Brick.
- LEGO celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Minifigure.
- LEGO and LucasFilm released the Indiana Jones theme, making it the second LucasFilm theme to be released.
- According to the 2008 Annual Report, there were currently 5388 employees working at the LEGO Company.
- A one minute LEGO mini-film was relesed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the minifigure.
- LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago opened in early August in Schaunburg, Il.
Themes introduced and discontinued
- Exo-Force was discontinued, ending a two-year run.
- Bob the Builder was paused until the end of 2008.
- Cuusoo was released.