Nintendo of Canada Summer 2009 Events

By Andrew Shin

So we're already about a month into summer and so far the weather hasn't been stellar. Too cold and too much rain. But don't despair, Nintendo is here to inject some fun and heat this summer with a few interactive events across Canada.

Wii Sports Resort at Toronto Blue Jays

If you plan on attending any Toronto Blue Jays home games in July, then visit the Nintendo demo area located near gate 9A. You'll have the opportunity to be the first to play Wii Sports Resort before its launch on July 26th.

Wii Sports Resort will be available for play at the following home games:

• Friday, July 17 at 7:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Saturday, July 18 at 1:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Sunday, July 19 at 1:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Tuesday, July 21 at 7:07pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Wednesday, July at 7:07pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Thursday, July 23 at 12:37pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Friday, July 24 at 7:07pm (Jays/Tampa Bay)
• Saturday, July 25 at 7:07pm (Jays/Tampa Bay)
• Sunday July 26 at 1:07pm(Jays/Tampa Bay)

Experience Nintendo Tour

Starting on July 2nd, the Nintendo Summer Tour offers everyone an inclusive venue to try out the new Nintendo DSi, play Wii or get to know the new loyalty program, Club Nintendo.

Visit the Nintendo DSi Zone and spend time exploring the new features. Bring along friends and family, and enjoy creating something personal together such a customized photos and music. Or try some of the new, downloadable titles available through DSiWare.

In the Wii Zone, get up and play some of the latest titles including the much anticipated Wii Sports Resort, along with the Wii MotionPlus accessory.

The Nintendo Summer Tour will be at six major events across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal.

Tour Dates and Locations:

August 22 to September 7 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)-Vancouver

July 2nd to July 12 Calgary StampedeCalgary
July 17 to July 26 Capital ExEdmonton

August 21 to September 7 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)-Toronto

July 14 to July 19 La Fete du Lac des Nations-Sherbrooke
August 8 to August 16 Rogers Cup-Montreal

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