When is Pokémon GO Fest 2020? Start Time and Event Details

When does the virtual Pokémon GO Fest start?
When does the virtual Pokémon GO Fest start? / Photo by Niantic

When is Pokémon GO Fest 2020? The virtual event will be the first of its kind for Pokémon GO, and will aim to bring all the excitement the live events have to the comfort of your own home.

When is Pokémon GO Fest 2020? Start Time and Event Details

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 celebrates the fourth anniversary of Pokémon GO. The first day will run form 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 25 local time, and the second day will be at the same times on July 26.

The first day will features a special Research Story and five rotating habitats to catch different types of Pokémon in. The event overall will have 75 different Pokémon you can catch. There will also be collaborative challenges for ticket holders.

The second day will have another Special Research story, and a top secret surprise for ticket holders that will be unveiled only on that day.

Tickets are available in the in-game store for $15. Proceeds from the event will be donated . to various causes.

According to the event page, "[h]alf of the proceeds donated will be used to fund new projects from Black gaming and AR creators that can live on the Niantic platform, with the goal of increasing content that represents a more diverse view of the world. The other half will go to US nonprofit organizations that are helping local communities rebuild."