Pokemon Go, Harry Potter Wizards Unite 2020 Events Announced

Niantic, the studio behind Pokemon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress, has announced its lineup of 2020 live events. The company promises “immersive interactive experiences” themed after each game, with events scheduled for Liverpool, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.

Pokemon Go events will include the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung, and Pokemon Go Safari Zone events in the three select cities listed above. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will again host its annual fan festival, with details to be announced. Finally, Ingress has a ton of locations listed for events on three separate days. Check below for full dates and location information. You can also keep up on the official sites for Pokemon Go events, Harry Potter events, and Ingress events.

Niantic says that its 2019 events led to an estimated $249 million in tourism revenue across the three cities chosen to host events, Chicago, Montreal, and Dortmund. Altogether the company estimates almost 190,000 Pokemon fans attended those three events, and the Chicago event tripled its participation from 2018.

Pokémon GO 2020 Events

  • Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung – February 6-9
  • Pokémon GO Safari Zone St. Louis – March 27-29
    • Tickets will go live starting January 24 at 8:00 AM CT
  • Pokémon GO Safari Zone Liverpool – April 17-19
    • Tickets will go on sale starting January 31 at 8:00 AM GMT
  • Pokémon GO Safari Zone Philadelphia – May 8-10
    • More information about tickets will be announced soon

Ingress 2020 Events

  • Perpetua Hexathlon – February 29
    • Asia-Pacific Region: Christchurch, New Zealand; Adelaide, Australia; Naha, Okinawa, Japan; Bengalaru, India; Chiang Mai, Thailand
    • Europe: Porto, Portugal; Milan, Italy; Lille, France; Bratislava, Slovakia; Ruse, Bulgaria
    • Americas: San Antonio, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Miami, Florida; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Tijuana, Mexico
  • Lexicon Hexathlon – April 25
    • Asia-Pacific Region: Colombo, Sri Lanka; Taichung City, Taiwan; Bogor, Indonesia; Baguio City, Philippines; Songpa District, Seoul, Korea
    • Europe: Moscow, Russia; Edinburgh, Scotland; Pilsen, Czechia; Budapest, Hungary; Valencia, Spain
    • Americas: San Francisco, California; Washington, D.C.; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Victoria, BC, Canada; Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Requiem Anomaly Munich – May 9

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Author: Steve Watts