Microsoft Taking Kinect On The Road For National Tour


Posted July 16, 2010 - By Jake Gaskill

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Want to get your hands…I mean, no-hands on Microsoft’s Kinect before its November release to decide for yourself if it’s worth all the hype? Then you’ll definitely want to check out when/if the newly announced Microsoft Kinect Experience Mobile Demo Tour will be rolling into your town.

The tour consists of two simultaneous legs, one for each coast. The east coast tour kicks off July 17 at Macy’s in Manhattan and wraps up October 24 in Shreveport, Louisiana, while the west coast leg started yesterday at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota and ends October 24 in Las Vegas.

Attendees will be able to try out such Kinect launch titles as Kinect Sports, Kinectimals, Kinect Joy Ride, and Dance Central. If you think you'd like to to try your body at Kinect, here is the full list of tour dates and stops:

East Coast:

  • July 17–18 Manhattan, NY Macy’s
  • July 20–22 East Falmouth, MA Barnstable County Fair
  • July 24–25 Manhattan, NY Seaport-Lower Manhattan Entertainment Area
  • July 28–Aug. 1 Washington, DC Six Flags America
  • Aug. 4–6 Canton, OH Football Hall of Fame – Rib Burnoff
  • Aug. 7–8 Canton, OH Football Hall of Fame Festival Weekend
  • Aug. 11–15 Chicago, IL Air Show/Navy Pier
  • Aug. 19–21 Detroit, MI Woodward Dream Cruise – Auto Festival
  • Aug. 26–30 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair
  • Aug. 30–Oct. 24 Tampa, FL Westfield Citrus Park Shopping Mall
  • Sept. 3–6 Indianapolis, IN Rib America Festival
  • Sept. 10–13 Nashville, TN Tennessee State Fair
  • Sept. 15–16 Atlanta, GA Atlantic Station – Entertainment Plaza
  • Sept. 18–19 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Arts Festival
  • Sept. 23–26 Charlotte, NC Festival in the Park
  • Oct. 1–2 Orlando, FL Disney Wine and Dine Marathon
  • Oct. 8–10 Valdosta, GA Wild Adventures Theme Park
  • Oct. 14–17 Dallas, TX Texas State Fair
  • Oct. 21–24 Shreveport, LA Louisiana State Fair

West Coast:

July 15–Aug. 22 Minneapolis, MN Mall of America

  • July 25–26 San Diego, CA Youth Surf Cup – Soccer
  • July 28–Aug. 1 Sacramento, CA California State Fair
  • Aug. 6–8 Portland, OR Bite of Oregon Food Festival
  • Aug.10–11 Seattle, WA Woodland Park Zoo
  • Aug. 13–15 Seattle, WA Taste of Edmonds – Food Festival
  • Aug. 19–22 Vancouver, BC Summerfest
  • Aug. 27–Sept. 1 Pueblo, CO Colorado State Fair
  • Sept. 3–6 Denver, CO Elitch Gardens
  • Sept. 9–12 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico State Fair
  • Sept. 16–19 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fair
  • Sept. 24–26 Los Angeles, CA Universal City Walk
  • Oct. 1–3 San Diego, CA Miramar Air Fest
  • Oct. 7–11 San Francisco, CA Fleet Week – Military Ship and Air Festival
  • Oct. 15–17 Phoenix, AZ Arizona State Fair
  • Oct. 20–24 Las Vegas, NV PBR World Finals

Anyone think they'll attend one of these demos?

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Microsoft Taking Kinect On The Road For National Tour


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