Super Mario’s back in McDonald’s Happy Meals

Do people still go out of their way to get Happy Meal toys? This was a big deal for me growing up, and I still have the awesome transforming food set that dropped in the late 80s or early 90s. In fact, my kid plays with those incredible toys.

Well, some trips to McDonald’s may be in our future thanks to this latest promotion. The house of the Big Mac will offer a limited run of Super Mario-themed toys in their Happy Meals until May 22, 2017. Here’s a shot of the toys on offer.

There’s a sweepstake going on, too

It doesn’t just stop with the Super Mario toys in Happy Meals. Nintendo’s timed this promotion with the launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. They’re offering 100 Switch Prize Packs with that game to some lucky folks. Here’s that full bit of the press release.

…families can take their fun to the next level by entering a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 100 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs inclusive of a Nintendo Switch system and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game. Eligible customers that scan and purchase a meal at McDonald’s using the McDonald’s mobile app between now and May 22 will be entered. Customers get one entry for redeeming any deal in the app and two entries when they purchase a Happy Meal. No purchase is necessary to enter. The sweepstakes is open only to residents of the United States who are 13 and older. Official rules for the sweepstakes, including details about how to enter without making a purchase, can be found at online and and at participating McDonald’s restaurants.

Good luck!

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