January 22, 2020

2020 Pokémon GO Live Events: Special Event during the Taiwan Lantern Festival, and Safari Zones in St. Louis and Philadelphia

This year, look forward to more Pokémon GO events in more locations than ever before.

There were more live Pokémon GO events in 2019 than ever, with three Pokémon GO Fests across three different continents and the introduction of Safari Zone events to Brazil, Canada, and Singapore. You can look forward to even more events in even more locations in 2020. Check out the first live events of the year.


Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung City, Taiwan

Get ready to be dazzled by lanterns, music, and Pokémon alike! The special nonticketed, citywide event will take place during the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung City, Taiwan, from Thursday, February 6, to Sunday, February 9, 2020. This event will feature lots of Pokémon that can illuminate the skies, like Mareep, Electrike, Volbeat, and Illumise. Trainers will be able to celebrate the light-themed event by catching Unown L, and they will also be able to enjoy the lovely sounds of Chimecho, the Wind Chime Pokémon.


Safari Zone in St. Louis, Missouri, US

The very first Safari Zone event of the year will take place in the Tower Grove Park of St. Louis, Missouri, from Friday, March 27, to Sunday, March 29, 2020. Tickets will probably sell fast, so be prepared when they go live this Friday, January 24, 2020. Tickets will be sold through the Pokémon GO app and will be first come, first served. General admission tickets will be $12, and early access tickets will be $18.

Trainers can look forward to encountering Mankey, Unown S, Teddiursa, Snivy, and Ferroseed throughout the park. Trainers from the northern hemisphere may be particularly excited to see Chatot, a Pokémon that usually appears only in the southern hemisphere.


Safari Zone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Another Safari Zone event will be taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Friday, May 8, to Sunday, May 10, 2020. Tickets will be first come, first served. General admission tickets will be $12, and early access tickets will be $18. Stay tuned—we'll share more details as soon as we can.

Be sure to make plans early to ensure you obtain transportation and accommodations for the events. There'll be even more Pokémon GO live events in 2020, so you can look forward to details on those events soon.

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