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Lightning McQueen is Coming to a Canadian Tire Near You…and to the Grand Prix!!!

Are your kids “Cars fans?  How would they like to see Lightning McQueen ‘in real life’?!?

Fans of Disney·Pixar’s beloved “Cars” franchise will have an opportunity to see a life-size lookalike of the five-time Piston-Cup champion by visiting one of the stops on Lightning McQueen’s Canadian Road Trip, Turbo-Charged by Canadian Tire 🙂

The cross-country tour kicked off in Vancouver on April 29th and wraps up in Halifax on June 17th, all in celebration of the release of Disney·Pixar’s new movie “Cars 3” on June 16.  Throughout the road trip, Lightning McQueen’s life-size replica will be stationed at select Canadian Tire locations in eight markets including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

Wondering when Lightning McQueen’s Canadian Road Trip will land in a city near you?

Here’s the schedule for all upcoming stops:


o   May 13 – Canadian Tire at 2110 101 Street NW, Edmonton

o   May 14 – Canadian Tire at 169 Ordze Road, Sherwood Park


o   May 20 – Canadian Tire at 750 St. James Street, Winnipeg

o   May 21 – Canadian Tire at 1080 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg


o   May 27 – Canadian Tire at 1019 Sheppard Avenue E, North York

o   May 28 – Canadian Tire at 7650 Markham Road, Markham


o   June 3 – Canadian Tire at 8181 Campeau Drive, Kanata

o   June 4 – Canadian Tire at 3910 Innes Road, Orleans


o   June 6 – Canadian Tire at 16821 Trans-Canada Highway, Kirkland

o   June 7 – Canadian Tire at 115 Boulevard Brien, Repentigny

o   June 9-11 – Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival


o   June 17 – Canadian Tire at 30 Lamont Terrace, Dartmouth

o   June 18 – Canadian Tire at 150 Damascus Road, Bedford

At each location, racing fans will have the chance to have their photo taken with the life-size character car, plus test their motor skills at a remote control racecar track.  In addition, Disney Channel will be hosting a Kids’ Activity Pit Stop area with free “Cars 3” arts and crafts for visitors.

Mark your calendars!  This will no undoubtedly be an experience to remember for all of your little Cars” fans!


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