Kinect coming to a US town near you

By Stephany Nunneley
16 July 2010 16:45 GMT


Those wanting to try out Kinect and don’t feel the need to go shopping at Macy’s can go another route, thanks to a stateside tour of the device announced by Microsoft.

Starting this weekend, Kinect’s hitting the road on a mobile demo tour across the US to cities, including some big fairs and festivals.

Here are the 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

Kinect is also available to demo in all four Microsoft retail stores, located in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Mission Viejo, Calif.; Denver; and San Diego.

Kinect is out in November.

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