The Nintendo Summer of Play Tour is bringing summer smiles and family fun!

This summer, Nintendo is traveling across the U.S. to nine malls and inviting you to join the fun! Take pictures around the campfire with Isabelle and Tom Nook from the Animal Crossing™: New Horizons game, or take a snapshot with Pikachu and other Pokémon featured in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games. Plus, you can play Nintendo Switch™ games at the event, including the new Legend of Zelda™: Tears of the Kingdom game!


Check out the Nintendo Summer of Play Tour at the following shopping centers from June 15 to Aug. 28.

Mall of America®

Bloomington, MN

June 15 – June 18

Thursday, June 15: 10am – 8pm

Friday, June 16: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, June 17: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, June 18: 11am – 7pm

60 E Broadway

Bloomington, MN 55425

Located in the Huntington® Bank Rotunda.

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Auburn Hills, MI

June 22 – June 25

Thursday, June 22: 10am – 8pm

Friday, June 23: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, June 24: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, June 25: 11am – 6pm

4000 Baldwin Rd

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Common Area adjacent to AMC Theater between Entries 6 & 7.

Meatpacking District Pop Up

New York, NY

June 29 – July 2

Thursday, June 29: 12pm – 8pm

Friday, June 30: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, July 1: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, July 2: 11am – 7pm

60 Tenth Ave

New York, NY 10014

On the corner of 14th Street and 10th Avenue.

West Town Mall

Knoxville, TN 37919

July 7 – July 10

Friday, July 7: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, July 8: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, July 9: 12pm – 6pm

Monday, July 10: 10am – 8pm

7600 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

Located in the JCPenney Court.

The Florida Mall

Orlando, FL

July 20 – July 23

Thursday, July 20: 10am – 8pm

Friday, July 21: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, July 22: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, July 23: 11am – 7pm

8001 S Orange Blossom Trail

Orlando, FL 32809

Located in the Grand Court.

Barton Creek Square

Austin, TX

July 28 – July 31

Friday, July 28: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, July 29: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, July 30: 12pm – 6pm

Monday, July 31: 10am – 8pm

2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy

Austin, TX 78746

Located near the Cheesecake Factory.

The Gateway

Salt Lake City, UT

Aug. 10 - Aug. 13

Thursday, August 10: 10am – 8pm

Friday, August 11: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, August 12: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, August 13: 12pm – 6pm

79 S. Rio Grande St

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Located at The Gateway across from The Store Market & Deli.

Flatiron Crossing

Broomfield, CO

Aug. 17 – Aug. 20

Thursday, August 17: 10am – 8pm

Friday, August 18: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, August 19: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, August 20: 11am – 6pm

1 W Flatiron Crossing Drive

Broomfield, CO 80021

Located in Dillard's Court.

Santa Monica Place®

Santa Monica, CA

Aug. 25 – Aug. 28

Friday, August 25: 10am – 8pm

Saturday, August 26: 10am – 8pm

Sunday, August 27: 11am – 7pm

Monday, August 28: 10am – 8pm

315 Colorado Ave

Santa Monica, CA 90401

East Court Level 1 (across from World of Barbie).

Games for summer fun

Splash into summer with Nintendo Switch games! Shop the games featured in the tour and even more exciting selections.

Character swag

Check out the My Nintendo Store for goodies inspired by your favorite Nintendo characters, from toys, to stylish apparel, to home and office merch.

My Nintendo™ program

Start earning My Nintendo Platinum Points* and My Nintendo Gold Points with My Nintendo! You can redeem Platinum Points for fun physical and digital rewards and Gold Points for savings on eligible digital purchases.

Check in with My Nintendo at the event to receive a free gift (while supplies last) and 100 My Nintendo Platinum Points to redeem for fun rewards.

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Play Nintendo

Explore fun activities and printable crafts for kids and get to know friends from the world of video games!

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Frequently asked questions

What is Nintendo Summer of Play?

The Nintendo Summer of Play is a pop-up experience that will be traveling across the country this summer to bring you and your family hands-on playtime with some of the hottest Nintendo games on the Nintendo Switch – OLED model. Take pictures, win prizes, and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Nintendo at a stop near you!

Is this event free for guests?

Yes! Nintendo Summer of Play is open to everyone – no registration required.

Will any of the games featured at Nintendo Summer of Play be available for purchase at the event?

Physical copies of games will not be available for purchase at the event. However, all games (and more!) will be available for purchase at select retailers and on My Nintendo Store.

Will I be required to wear a mask?

Guests will not be asked to wear masks to enter the experience unless required by local guidelines.

Have additional questions? Feel free to reach out Nintendo Consumer Support!