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Get ready Canada! The Cross-Canada Tour is coming!

2013-05-28

Nintendo® is taking the Wii U™ and Nintendo 3DS™ coast-to-coast on a Cross Canada Tour this summer, and is inviting everyone to join the fun!

EXPERIENCE ALL THE BEST GAMES

Here’s your chance to experience all the best games available on Nintendo systems including New Super Mario Bros.™ U, LEGO City: Undercover, Luigi’s Mansion™: Dark Moon and the new Donkey Kong Country™ Returns 3D – just to name a few! Plus, try all of the new titles as they become available this summer, including Animal Crossing™: New Leaf, Mario and Luigi™: Dream Team, Game & Wario™, and Pikmin™ 3.

HELP DECIDE WHERE THE TOUR GOES NEXT!

For the first time ever, Nintendo of Canada Facebook fans will help decide where our tour goes next. Throughout the tour, Nintendo of Canada will post voting polls on its Facebook page and allow fans to vote on where the trailer goes next. The cities with the most votes received before the deadline will receive a visit from the Nintendo tour. From the Maritimes, Greater Toronto area, through the Prairies all the way to Vancouver Island, now is your chance to bring the Nintendo experience to your town! Make sure to “Like” Nintendo of Canada’s Facebook page for your chance to participate, and keep your eyes open for the polls throughout the summertime: facebook.com/nintendoofcanada

The fun doesn’t stop there!

During your visit, gather your friends, choose your favourite Nintendo -themed prop, snap a photo in our photo booth and share it with your friends. And don’t forget to spin the Cross-Canada Tour Prize Wheel for your chance to win some awesome Nintendo items before you leave, including T-Shirts, candy, and photo frames. There may even be a mystery prize or two…

Check out the event schedule below, and mark on your calendar when the Nintendo Tour will be coming to a town near you. This is an experience you won’t want to miss!

TOUR SCHEDULE LISTINGS

JUNE

June 8-9 Charlottetown (P.E.I.)- Hockey Night in Canada – Play On!” | Saturday June 8th: 11AM – 4PM / Sunday June 9th: 10AM – 4PM

June 13-14 Nova Scotia - Future Shop, 110 Gale Terrace Dartmouth | 11AM - 5PM (Both Days)

June 15-16 Halifax (Nova Scotia) - Hockey Night in Canada – Play On!” | 10AM – 5PM (Both Days)

June 21 New Brunswick - Future Shop, 50 Plaza Blvd Moncton | 11AM - 5PM

June 22-23 Fredericton (New Brunswick) - Future Shop, 1220 Prospect Street | June 22: 11AM - 5PM / June 23: 12PM - 5PM

June 28 Ottawa (Ontario) - Future Shop, 255 Kanata Ave | 11AM - 5PM

June 29 Ottawa (Ontario) - Byward Market | 11AM - 5PM

June 30 Ottawa (Ontario) - Byward Market | 11AM - 4PM

JULY

July 1 Ottawa (Ontario) - Canada Day at Major's Hill Park | 10AM- 5PM

July 5-7 Collingwood (Ontario) - Jazz on the Mountain At Blue | Friday and Saturday July 5 - 6 | 12PM - 7PM | Sunday July 7 |11AM - 5PM

July 12 Toronto (Ontario) - Game On 2.0 at Ontario Science Center | 10AM - 4PM

July 13-14 Kitchener (Ontario) – Future Shop, 1400 Ottawa St S | 11am-5pm (Both Days)

July 19-20 Montreal (Quebec) - Jackalope Festival | Friday June 19: 5PM - 10PM / Saturday June 20: 12PM - 10PM

July 21 Montreal (Quebec) - Future Shop, 1001 Rue De Marche Central | 11AM - 5PM

July 24 Montreal (Quebec) - La Ronde Fireworks | 11AM - 10PM *

July 26-27 Montreal (Quebec) - 463 Sainte-Catherine St W | 11AM - 5PM (Both Days)

July 28 Montreal (Quebec) - Future Shop, 1001 Rue De Marche Central | 11AM - 5PM

July 31 Montreal (Quebec) - La Ronde Fireworks | 11AM - 10PM *

AUGUST / SEPTEMBER

August 2-4 St-Jean-Chrysostome (Québec) - Festivent Lévis | 10am-8pm (All Days)

August 10-11 Winnipeg (Manitoba) - The Forks | 11AM - 5PM (Both Days)

August 16- September 2 Toronto (Ontario) - CNE* | 10AM - 11PM (All Days)

August 17-18 Edmonton (Alberta) – Future Shop, 1320 – 99 St NW 11AM-5PM (Both Days)

August 24-25, 31-September 2 Vancouver (British Columbia) - PNE* | 10:30AM - 11PM (All Days)

** NEW LOCATIONS!! **

September 5-6 Vancouver (BC) – Langara College, Parking Lot in front of the Library 10AM-4PM

September 9 Vancouver (BC) – UBC Vancouver Campus, West side of the Student Union Building 10AM-4PM

September 14-15 Kamloops (BC) – Future Shop , 1320 Trans Canada HWY 11AM-5PM

*Entry fees to these events may apply.

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