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Where is Pokémon GO Fest 2021?

Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will start on July 17-18 with players wondering where it will take place. | Photo by Niantic, The Pokémon Company, Nintendo
Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will start on July 17-18 with players wondering where it will take place. | Photo by Niantic, The Pokémon Company, Nintendo /

Where is Pokémon GO Fest 2021?

Pokemon GO Fest 2021 is set to launch on July 17 leaving players wondering where the event will take place.

Fortunately, trainers can participate in the event remotely so players can stay safe indoors, or at a place of their choosing regardless of the area.

Where is Pokémon GO Fest 2021?

Stated in a blog post on the official Pokémon GO website, event is a "musical festival" that will begin on Thursday, July 17, to Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days in local times.

Pokémon GO Fest will have a multitude of features accessible for all players that include hourly habitats, raids and even a music festival with Pokémon music producer, Junichi Masuda, releasing brand-new tracks just for the event. Those who wish to remain in the safer confines of an area of their choosing will still be able to be rewarded with all of the things the event has to offer. There are chances to also encounter the shiny versions of Unown F, Throh and Sawk for the first time in the game.

Tickets to participate in the event are $4.99 USD, honoring Pokémon GO's anniversary number, which can be purchased in the shop tab of the game, a discount from its original $14.99 price.

Those who decide to purchase the event pass will be able to enjoy the music festival Special Research challenges, participate in the global challenge arena and higher encounters of shiny Pokémon in the wild. The second day does offer other bonuses as well with more XP and several raid passes available for those who spin gym discs and participate in raids.

The game's fifth anniversary of release will also be celebrating the 25th year of Pokémon with many features available for players who decide the purchase the event pass or not. Players that do not obtain the battle pass will still be able to access extended lure module times and the special music, as well as other in-game enhancements for items.