Get ready for some free Summer fun thanks to Nintendo! If your kids are anything like mine then video games mean the world to them. My oldest is a huge fan of video games no matter if its on a console, tablet, cell phone or at an arcade. The baby of the family loves to play games too and I believe it’s because big bro does it and he loves the bright lights too.
Since school is out I’ve been trying to keep the boys busy this Summer while not breaking the bank, so free events are really my go to as of lately. I’ve been doing research on free family fun here in Chicago and came across an event Nintendo is doing at Navy Pier. I had to share it with my readers.
Summer of Play 2017
As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can play the latest Nintendo games like ARMS, Splatoon 2, Hey! PIKMIN and Miitopia. In addition to getting hands-on time with Nintendo’s popular Nintendo Switch console, visitors of the tour will be able to try out Nintendo’s latest handheld, the New Nintendo 2DS XL system. Come play around with Nintendo at Navy Pier July 7 to July 9.
A Nintendo playground of fun activities to enjoy will be set up. In addition you will have a chance to snap photos in front of the colorful visuals full of recognizable Nintendo characters like Mario or the Inklings from the Splatoon series, families will be able to play Nintendo games together, choosing from a wide variety of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games. On top of all the fun and games, My Nintendo members who check in with their My Nintendo QR Code will also be able to receive a free gift item (while supplies last).
Nintendo Switch games scheduled to be appear on the tour include:
· The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
· Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
· Snipperclips – Cut it out, together!
· Splatoon 2
· Pokkén Tournament DX
· Super Bomberman R
· Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers
· Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to appear on the tour include:
· Pokémon Sun
· Pokémon Moon
· Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
· Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
· Hey! PIKMIN
The Chicago dates are: July 7 – 9
July 7, 11 am – 8 pm
July 8, 11 am – 11 pm
July 9, 11 am – 8 pm
The location: Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
This will be fun for the whole family. If you need more info or want to see if the tour is coming to you view the website for more details.