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KMART COLLECTORS DAY: April 6, 2019 (UPDATED 3/11)

3/7/2019 — Hot Wheels collectors are ravenous these days. I have been asked, “when is the next Kday?” by several people, daily, for the last couple weeks. Hopefully this pacifies your appetite: The event (traditionally held in February) is following suit of the last events, dropping back a several weeks. The next event is scheduled for April 6, 2019 at 9AM local time. The cases should be 2019 “F” case assortment cars with three “first-to-market” “G” case releases — list is below.

For those that have never been to a Kmart event before, it dates back to 2004 when collectors were allowed to go through sealed cases with exclusive color variations, reserved for event. Traditionally, you arrive at your Kmart before 9AM on that date and you get a ticket (in the area of the store holding the event). When your ticket is called, you follow the rules set forth by that store as to how many cars you can choose.

As far as participating stores, I know the list is dwindling as many stores close. For those like me where there isn’t a Kmart within reasonable driving distance, I will post the link to the cases online (when they become available) >> HERE.

Keep checking back as this page will be continually updated as details become available.

UPDATED 3/11/2019 — Online cases will be available, starting 3/31 which is the first day of the promo. CLICK HERE to see the list of participating stores. Make sure to visit the article on HotWheelsCollectors.com for all other details.

Image courtesy of Mattel.

Kmart Collectors Day (April 2019) Exclusives

  • ’71 Mustang Funny Car (orange) – 2019 HW Flames – FYG46
  • ’19 Chevrolet Silverado Trail Boss (silver) – 2019 HW Hot Trucks – FYG47
  • ’16 Camaro SS (white) – 2019 HW Speed Graphics – FYG48
  • ’71 Datsun 510 (black) – 2019 Nightburnez – FYG49

Image courtesy of Mattel.

Kmart Collectors Day (April 2019) Mail-In

  • ’67 Ford Bronco (spectraflame dark orange) – 2019 Collector Edition

UPDATED 3/11/2019 — ’67 Ford Bronco promotion will run from 3/31/2019 to 6/5/2019. For all details, please refer to the article on HotWheelsCollectors.com.

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  1. Here is a link to one of the mail-in ’67 Broncos below. Nice paint scheme:

    [EDITED: No links to stolen product here. Thanks]

  2. Brad, if they do follow suit with the F case mix with G case FtM cars, I have a feeling there will be a lot of disappointed collectors. With the last two events, the cars had all already been released through other retailers by a couple weeks. By April, G case will be almost a month old, with F cases hitting the first few weeks of February. Hopefully, they will have had time to adjust the mixes with the known and expected delay. Have you been able to get any clarification from the Mattel team?

  3. ” F ” cases??? Bummer. First to market cars from the ” G ” Case Cool. But I think they should be ” G ” Cases With the First to market cars from the ” H ” Case instead

    • We haven’t received any C, D, E…………. cases around here except a random C case at the local grocery store. Walley got some shelf units with F case but no supers and only 2 regular TH in the whole display.

    • Considering that the Chicago area hasn’t seen E case or F case yet anywhere, its hard to say that this will be picked over. Sure SOME parts of the country got these cases but few and far between. People who buy cases from dealers have them.

  4. bahaaaaa leave it to mattel to schedule k day the same weekend as the convention in Lombard , WTFFFF they are so oblivious to what goes on even within there own organization, oh well i will be going to convention that friday and sunday luckily so ill be able to go to k day that sat to try and score a Mazda repu supe!!!

    • Matthew, the events are typically scheduled by the retailer, not by Mattel. In that aspect, Kmart really could not care less about scheduling the event the same time as the convention.

  5. That’s right the convention is on. Good luck we have two kmarts in the area and neither of them is near Lombard. You are invited to stay the heck away from the ones there.

  6. Idk I’m optimistic about and looking forward to this next K-Day. We have been slow to get F case cars except at Target and one time a one particular Walmart but E case has not even show one bit around to my knowledge. At least for my area I don’t see G case being a week old like Mr. Ronald mentioned up above… Also to note I didn’t mean to sound like I was complaining when I posted my other comment but my local K-mart doesn’t draw randomly and also lets you take as many cars as you want with no time limit so it can be rough getting the K-day exclusives and first to markets if you don’t claim a case early on.

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