Niantic’s annual Pokemon Go Fest event is returning for another year, and this time it won’t be limited to Chicago. As part of the Summer Tour 2019, Niantic has announced it is hosting several Pokemon Go Fests this summer across North America, Europe, and Asia, bringing the big event to other regions for the first time.
The first stop in Niantic’s Summer Tour 2019 is Chicago’s Grant Park, the site that’s hosted the previous two Pokemon Go Fests. This year, the event will run for two additional days, taking place from June 13-16. As before, you’ll need to purchase a ticket in order to attend the event, but this time you’ll be able to do so from within Pokemon Go itself following an update slated to roll out later this month.
After that, Niantic is hosting a Pokemon Go Fest in Dortmund, Germany. That event runs from July 4-7 and takes place at Westfalenpark. Ticketing information will be available on the Pokemon Go Fest Europe website. Rounding out the Summer Tour will be a Pokemon Go Fest in Asia; Niantic says more details about that event will be shared at a later date.
Just as in previous years, even if you aren’t able to attend the Pokemon Go Fests in-person, you’ll have a chance to participate in global challenges during the events and potentially unlock special rewards. Niantic will also continue hosting its monthly Community Days in June, July, and August, giving players more events to look forward to this summer.
Pokemon Go’s next Community Day takes place on April 13. This month, the featured Pokemon will be Bagon, the first form of the powerful Dragon Pokemon Salamence. On top of increased Bagon spawns, players will receive three times the normal amount of XP for capturing Pokemon during the event.