Nintendo Offers Up Multiple Ways to Celebrate MAR10 Day This Year

Nintendo Offers Up Multiple Ways to Celebrate MAR10 Day This Year

MAR10, or Mario Day, is nearly upon us and Nintendo has a few suggestions on how to spend the day celebrating their iconic plumber. In fact, there’s something for everyone; official challenges, deals and giveaways are punctuating the festivities, and you’re welcome to partake in it all.

According to Nintendo, here are the many ways you can “level up” this MAR10:

  • Play Classic Games Featuring Mario with Nintendo Switch Online: In honor of MAR10 Day, Nintendo is offering twice the fun with the Nintendo Switch Online 14-Day Free Trial Membership (typically 7 days), available now through March 17. Challenge friends and family to classic games like Super Mario Bros. on NES and Super Mario World on Super NES with Nintendo Switch Online. This Free Trial is also available for Nintendo Switch owners who have previously claimed a Nintendo Switch Online free trial, so everyone can join in the fun! For more information, visit:
  • Play Super Mario World on Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online and Earn Rewards:
  • Explore Deals on Even More Games Featuring Mario: Head to the  Sales & Deals page on or visit the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch system from March 7 at 12 a.m., through March 17 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time to get Mario Kart 8 DeluxeMario Party Superstars, MARIO + RABBIDS SPARKS OF HOPE, and more for a suggested retail price of just $39.99 each! In addition, select retailers will offer a special deal from March 10 to March 16, with $20 off select games*** such as Mario Kart 8 DeluxeSuper Mario PartyLuigi’s Mansion 3, and more. And if you purchase a Nintendo SwitchNintendo Switch — OLED Model, or Nintendo Switch Lite system from select retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop and Target, you will also receive a $25 retailer gift card (Offer valid March 10-16; available while supplies last. See participating retailers for details).
  • Participate in Two My Nintendo Sweepstakes – From now through April 16, enter the My Nintendo LEGO® Super Mario™ Sweepstakes **** for a chance to win a trio of exciting LEGO® Super Mario™ sets featuring Bowser, Dorrie and Yoshi. Also from now through April 23, you can enter the My Nintendo™ BlackMilk X Super Mario™ – Princess Peach Sweepstakes***** for a chance to win an outfit inspired by Princess Peach.
  • Celebrate with Fellow Mario Fans
    • MAR10 Day at Nintendo New York: On March 10, jump into the Nintendo New York store for a meet-and-greet with Mario and Luigi, the opportunity to challenge our ambassadors on the Nintendo Switch system, free MAR10 Day giveaways (while supplies last) and a screening of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Open March 2024 Tournament – Also on March 10, you can join an online Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament****** from noon to 6 p.m. Pacific Time, with the top 310 players receiving 1K My Nintendo Gold Points each! Just remember, every shell you throw may come back to haunt you (or at least slow you down).
      • To enter, you must participate in the Tournament in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game during the Tournament Period. To access the Tournament, select the following, in order, within the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game: Online Play, Tournaments, Search by Code. Enter the following code to enter the in-game tournament: 3409-7365-4571
    • GameStop In-Store Demo – Stop by participating GameStop locations on March 16 from noon to 4 p.m. local time to play together and share the fun! Play games featuring Mario and friends and receive free Mario-themed items, while supplies last.
  • Watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie and Check Out the Companion Digital Guidebook – What better way to celebrate MAR10 Day than to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie? If you want to impress your family and friends with your Mushroom Kingdom knowledge, follow along with the free digital guidebook that reveals hidden game references in the movie. (Sign in with your Nintendo Account—or create one for free—to view the guide.)
  • Celebrate Mario with Play Nintendo – Gather the kids to check out Play Nintendo, a web site where young Nintendo fans can learn about Mario, take quizzes and even download printable mustaches to look like Mario and Luigi.
  • And … more? Yes. More: Visit to find out what else Nintendo has in store for MAR10 Day.

What more could there be? You will have to check back on March 10th to find out! For now, enjoy this trailer of Nintendo’s mascot as seen over his many years.

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