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Nike Is Launching Sneakeasy Locations in NYC, Toronto, Chicago and L.A. for Air Max Day

A window into what's next
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Celebrating Air Max Day and billed as a "window into what's next," Nike's Sneakeasy project is intended to provide a window into the future of a sneaker design icon. A mix of retros, remixes and innovations -- including the long-awaited Nike Air VaporMax -- will release throughout the month of March at Sneakeasy locations in New York City, Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles. 

On Air Max Day (March 26), NIKEiD will launch limited-edition Nike Air VaporMax and Nike Air Max 1 Flyknit options, with Nike Sneakeasy locations across North America having first access to the builder. Continue reading for the lowdown on each Sneakeasy location.


When: March 20-26, 12pm-6pm and 7pm-10pm
Where: 45 Grand Street New York, NY
What: Consumers will have the opportunity to visit the Sneakeasy celebrating the past, present and future of Nike Air. Programming includes – a Department of Nike Archives Air Max genealogy display, first access to the Air Max Day NikeiD builder, trialing sessions for the future of air—the Nike Air VaporMax with a pre-ordering opportunity and exclusive access to the NYC Revolutionairs. Also, on March 25-26, additional consumer activations will launch all over the city at Nike Soho, NikeLab 21 Mercer, Nike Flatiron, Nike x Kith, atmos, Bandier and Concepts NYC. Visit these select locations for access to a special Air Max Day celebration. 
How: Sign up at and follow @nikenyc for the information.


When: March 25
Where: Surprise location
What: A curated experience by Director X, the Sneakeasy in Toronto will include interactive displays created by six Toronto visionaries that creatively bring to life three decades of key Air Max milestones and silhouettes. Additionally, from March 11-25 the Nike Air Max Bus, a mobile experience celebrating 30 years of Air Max, will hit the streets of Toronto, carrying a collection of Air Max 1 grails and a genealogy of Air installation. Select participants will have the chance to unlock one of the coveted silhouettes - being brought out of the vault at its original price - or win a ticket to the Sneakeasy.
How: Win a golden ticket from the Air Max Bus


When: March 25
Where: Surprise location
What: The Chicago Sneakeasy will celebrate the past, present and future of Nike Air with a curated collection of local art installations inspired by “air” and “vapor,” an interactive photo experience, surprise music performance, 1:1 trialing stations and NIKEiD access.
How: From March 20-24, a limited number of tickets will be released daily. Follow @NikeChicago on Twitter to be the first to know to gain access.


When: March 25-26
Where: Surprise location
What: Come celebrate Air Max Day at the Los Angeles exclusive destination celebrating air. Consumers will have the chance to purchase products from the NIKEiD Printing opportunity to experience the Air VaporMax, chance to purchase products from the NIKEiD Printing Press and check out the history and heritage of Nike Air.
How: Sign up at and follow @nikeLA for the information.