Pokemon GO Fest 2022 tickets: Everything we know

Bruno Cooke April 1, 2022
Pokemon GO Fest 2022 tickets: Everything we know
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The Pokémon GO team announced the dates and locations of three Pokémon GO Fest events for 2022 – where are they, and what do we know about ticket prices and release dates?

When and where are the 2022 Pokémon GO Fest events?

Trainers, get out your diaries. 

Niantic revealed several very important details regarding its annual – not counting the last two years – in-person Pokémon GO Fest. The 2022 events will take place in the following cities, on the following dates:

  • Berlin, Germany: Friday, 1 July to Sunday, 3 July
  • Seattle, Washington: Friday, 22 July to Sunday, 24 July
  • Sapporo, Japan: Friday, 5 August to Sunday, 7 August

The “Pokémon GO team” also acknowledged that it’s been nearly three years since the last in-person Fest event was able to go ahead. That year, three events were held: in Dortmund, Chicago and Yokohama.

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What do we know about ticket release dates and prices for Pokémon GO Fest 2022?

Niantic’s update (dated 31 March 2022) didn’t include anything concrete on ticket prices for this year’s Pokémon GO Fest events in Berlin, Seattle or Sapporo.

However, Niantic encourages prospective attendees to follow Pokémon GO on social media to stay up to date with upcoming announcements. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe to receive newsletter updates.

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Do so by logging into your Pokémon account; click Profile Overview and head to the Marketing preferences tab; check the box next to “I would like to receive marketing communications, including email messages…”.

If you’ve subscribed but aren’t receiving emails, Dualshockers recommends unchecking and rechecking the box; checking your spam/junk folder; and/or adding [email protected] to your email account address book and safe sender list.

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How much were tickets to previous Pokémon GO Fest events?

According to the PG Hub, tickets to Pokémon GO Fest Chicago 2019 were priced at $25 for general access – i.e., event access from 11 am to 7 pm.

Early access tickets were $10 more expensive, at $35. 

Tickets to attend the event in Dortmund, Germany were the same but in euros: €25 for general access, €35 for early access. Access to GO Fest Yokohama was free, but per Pokemon Blog, attendees are still required to register for tickets “to see or interact with Pokémon within the parks”. 

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Bruno Cooke has been a freelance journalist since 2019, primarily with GRV Media. He was an early contributor to The Focus, and has written for HITC, Groundviews and the Sheffield University newspaper – he earned his MA in Global Journalism there in 2021. He’s the Spoken Word Poetry Editor for The Friday Poem, and self-published his debut novel Reveries in 2019, which his mum called both a “fine read” and “excellent Christmas present”. Bruno has lived in China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and likes, among other things: bicycle touring, black and white Japanese films, pub quizzes, fermentation and baklava. In 2023, Bruno will set off with his partner on a round-the-world cycle.