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Pokémon GO Fest, Pokémon GO’s biggest annual celebration, returns in 2022 with a new event for players to enjoy. Pokémon GO Fest 2022 takes place on Saturday, June 4, 2022, and Sunday, June 5, 2022. The event will take place from 10am to 6pm local time and will include new shiny Pokémon, Raids, and Special Research. A special finale event will also take place on Saturday, August 27, 2022, and all trainers who purchase a ticket to GO Fest 2022 will be able to participate for no extra charge.
Is Pokémon GO Fest 2022 an in-person event?
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 is a global event and players can participate during the specified times in their local timezone. There are in-person events happening later in the summer in Berlin, Seattle, and Sapporo where players can purchase additional tickets to in-person events. While these events are tied to Pokémon GO Fest, only players in these cities can participate in the festivities.
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Does Pokémon GO Fest 2022 cost money?
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 is a free event technically, but players have the option to purchase a ticket to the event for $14.99 USD. The ticket will grant the player access to many Ticket-holder exclusive features like increased shiny rates, Special Research tasks, Collection Challenges, and more. Players who do not purchase a ticket can still participate in Pokémon GO Fest and catch many of the same Pokémon that Ticket-holders can, but without the added perks.
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