LEGO Imagine Nation Tour coming to four Canadian cities

LEGO Imagine Nation Tour

The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is a 2.5-acre interactive experience that features 13 different pavilions and 20 life-sized LEGO models.

Canadian LEGO fans are in for a treat this summer and fall as the toy brick company is bringing its Imagine Nation Tour to Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto.

The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is a 2.5-acre interactive experience that features 13 different pavilions and 20 life-sized LEGO models, including an 8-foot tall model of Marvel’s Avengers and a 7-foot long LEGO Friends car.

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Attendees will have the chance to speak with Master Builders, compete in a LEGO bridge building competition, build and showcase LEGO Star Wars and Minecraft models, play the latest LEGO video games and build anything they want in the brick pit.

“The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is an exciting chance for families across Canada to immerse themselves in a newly designed LEGO experience that combines everything that today’s kids love about physical play and digital entertainment,” Michael McNally, senior director, brand relations for LEGO Systems said in a press release.

The tour stops in Montreal at the Palais des Congrѐs de Montréal from Aug. 12 to 14, at the BMO Centre in Calgary from Sept. 9 to 11, at the Vancouver Convention Centre from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 and wraps up at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Oct. 14 to 16.

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Tickets are on sale for $22.50 each until Aug. 1. The price goes up to $28.50 after Aug. 1. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit LEGOImagineNationTour.com.

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Nintendo’s summer tour to hit Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour

The Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour is making stops in Ontario, Quebec and BC.

Nintendo of Canada is hitting the road this summer with stops in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal on their Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour.

The Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour gives kids the opportunity to play some of the best Nintendo games available on the 3DS and 2DS, including Kirby: Planet Robobot, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Mario Kart 7.

Visitors can also meet their favourite Nintendo characters and enter to win prizes at each event.

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The Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour kicks off in Dorval, Quebec on Canada Day and ends Sept. 5 at the PNE in Vancouver. A full list of Canadian Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour dates and locations are below (those marked with an * mean they are at paid events).

Quebec Tour Dates:

Jul 1 (3 p.m. -10 p.m.): Dorval – Canada Day Celebration
Jul 3 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Montreal – Midway Fun*
Jul 9 (2 p.m. – 6 p.m.): Montreal – Fete Des Enfants*
Jul 10 (2 p.m. – 6 p.m.): Montreal – Fete Des Enfants*
Jul 22 (11 a.m. – 9 p.m.): Granby – Mascot Festival
Jul 23 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.): Granby – Mascot Festival
Jul 24 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.): Granby – Mascot Festival

Ontario Tour Dates:

Jul 29 (11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.): Toronto – Centre Island*
Jul 30 (11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.): Toronto – Centre Island*
Jul 31 (10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.): Toronto – Centre Island*
Aug 5 (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.): Port Hope – OnRoute
Aug 6 (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Port Hope – OnRoute
Aug 7 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.): Port Hope – OnRoute
Aug 13 (11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.): Toronto – York-Eglinton International Street Festival
Aug 14 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.): Toronto – York-Eglinton International Street Festival
Aug 19 (7 p.m. – 11 p.m.): Mississauga – Port Credit Buskerfest
Aug 20 (1 p.m. – 11 p.m.): Mississauga – Port Credit Buskerfest
Aug 21 (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.): Mississauga – Port Credit Buskerfest

BC Tour Dates:

Aug 31 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*
Sep 1 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*
Sep 2 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*
Sep 3 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*
Sep 4 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*
Sep 5 (11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.): Vancouver – PNE*

For more information on the Play Nintendo: Kids Summer Tour and to double check dates and times, visit nintendo.com.

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