Play Mario Kart 8 Before Launch & Participate in Mario's Canadian Karting Day
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If you are in Montreal and Toronto, it's your lucky day! Head to your local Best Buy store Saturday, May 24th to test drive Mario Kart 8 before it hits store shelves. Be there between noon to 4PM to play the game and a chance to receive a free t-shirt voucher that is redeemable on Mario's Canadian Karting Day on May 31. Below are the list of Best Buy stores that will have the advance preview of Mario Kart 8:


  • 65 Dundas Street W, Toronto
  • 480 Progress Avenue, Scarborough
  • 25 Peel Center Drive, Brampton
  • 6075 Mavis Road, Mississauga
  • 52 First Commerce Drive, Aurora


  • 6815 Trans-Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire
  • 7077 Newman Blvd, Lasalle
  • 8871 L'Acadie Boulevard, Montreal
  • 7200 Boulevard des Roseraies, Anjou

Once you have had a chance to play Mario Kart 8, you can test out your real world karting skills on Mario's Canadian Karting Day. On May 31st from 11AM to 5PM, head to either 401 Mini-Indy Go-Karts in Toronto or Action 500 in Montreal to participate in a go-karting tournament! The first 500 people at each location will win a fee race and the winner of each race will be awarded a coveted blue shell trophy. Everyone in attendance will have the chance to play Mario Kart 8 and win Mario Kart prizes. They will also be an anti-gravity photo booth and Nintendo characters for selfie opportunities. Below are the two address for the tournament.

401 Mini-Indy Go-Karts
37 Stoffel Drive

Action 500
5592 Hochelaga

We plan on heading to the Montreal event so if you see us, say hello and lets race together!

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