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2020 Events List - Schedule & Countdown Timer

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Learn more about the different types events in Pokemon Go! Find out the differences between these events in order for you to be ready for next events!

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2020 Events Schedule

Ongoing Events

EventEnd Date
Valentines EventFeb 17, 2020
Legendary Tornadus RaidFeb 25, 2020
Save Shadow Raikou From GiovanniMar 1, 2020
February Research BreakthroughMar 1, 2020

Announced & Upcoming Events

EventStart Date
Lickitung RaidFeb 15, 2020
Friendship Weekend EventFeb 24, 2020
Rhyhorn Community DayFeb 22, 2020
Safari Zone: LiverpoolApril 17, 2020
Safari Zone: St. LouisMar 27, 2020
Safari Zone: PhiladelphiaMay 8, 2020

Upcoming Events

Valentine's Day 2020 Event

Feb. 14, 2020Feb. 17, 2020

Get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day in 2020 with Pokemon GO! New pink Pokemon, Audino and Alomomola will be introduced, and shiny variants for Happiny, Chansey, Blissey will also be added to the game!

Check Out the 2020 Valentine's Event Here!

Lickitung Raid

Lickitung Raid
Event DurationFeb 15, 2020 (Saturday), 2:00pm ~ 4:00pm*

*Event will happen in your time zone's local time.

Lickitung will appear as a special Raid Pokemon during the Valentine's Event. Lickitung caught during this day will know the move Body Slam, and shiny Lickitung variants will have a higher chance of appearing!

Check Out Lickitung Here!

February Research Breakthrough

February Research Breakthrough
Event DurationFeb 1, 2020 1:00pm ~ March 1, 2020 1:00pm PST

The February Research Breakthrough Pokemon Encounter is Woobat! This is the first time this 5th generation Pokemon will be making its appearance in-game! Bonus Woobat Candies will also be given to help you evolve this Pokemon!

Check Out Research Breakthroughs Here!

Save Shadow Raikou From Team Go Rocket

Save Shadow Raikou From Team Go Rocket

Complete your most recent set of Team Go Rocket Research to access battles with Team Go Rocket's leaders! You will also face Giovanni, the final leader, and have the chance to capture Shadow Raikou! This is a powerful Pokemon to use in Raids, so prioritize this event!

Check Out Raikou Here!

February Community Day: Rhyhorn

February Community Day: Rhyhorn
Event DurationFeb 22, 2020, 11:00am ~ 2:00pm*

*Event will happen in your time zone's local time.

Receiving the most votes from the developer's poll, Rhyhorn has been selected to be February's Community Day Pokemon! Evolve Rhyhorn into Rhyperior to learn the exclusive attack Rock Wrecker! There will also be a higher chance of you encountering a shiny variant of this Pokemon!

Check Out Rhyhorn Here!

Live Events This 2020

Lantern Festival in Taichung City, TaiwanFeb 6, 2020 ~ Feb 9, 2020
Safari Zone: St. Louis, Missouri, USMar 27, 2020 ~ Mar 29, 2020
Safari Zone: Liverpool, UKApr 17, 2020 ~ April 19, 2020
Safari Zone: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USMay 8, 2020 ~ May 10, 2020

Listed above are the list of upcoming live events for Pokemon Go this year. To participate, head to these locations on the event's date and enjoy capturing Pokemon with the rest of the Pokemon Go community!

Legendary Pokemon Encounters

Tornadus Appears In Raids

Event ScheduleFeb 4, 2020 1:00pm ~ Feb 25, 2020 1:00pm PST

Tornadus is the latest Legendary flying-type Pokemon to appear in the game's raids! Encounter this Pokemon in 5-Star Raids and bring along Electric, Ice, and Rock type Pokemon to bring down Tornadus!

Check Out Best Pokemon For Raids Here!

Regigigas EX Raid


Regigigas will appear on EX Raids until January 7, 2020! Earn EX Raid Passes to challenge this legendary Normal type Pokemon!

Check Out EX Raids Here!

What Are Events?

Events are special occasions where you can use Pokemon Go to participate alone or with a community! In Pokemon Go, there are different types of events! For the latest news on upcoming events, check the link below!

Check The Latest News & Updates Here

In-Game Events

In-Game Events are available for all players, regardless of their location in the world. To participate, all you need to do is to log in to the game, and start playing! In-Game Events allow you to enjoy several benefits. Check them out in the list below.

Benefits of In-Game Events

Boosted XPYou will earn more XP when participating in an event when compared to playing the game normally
More EncountersMore Pokemon will start appearing in the wild, allowing you to catch more Pokemon
Earn More StardustStardust that you earn from doing activities will increase
Hatch Eggs FasterLess distance is needed to hatch eggs during the event

Real World Events

Real World Events are held in specific regions of the world! You will not be able to participate in these events unless you head to the event's location, and log into the game! Just like in-game events, real world events also have their benefits!

Benefits From Real World Events

Region Specific PokemonPokemon that usually appear in specific countries have a chance to appear at venues
Rare Pokemon AppearanceRare Pokemon such as Unown and Larvitar have a higher chance of appearing during these events
Special EggYou will get the chance to receive a special 2km egg from the venue's Poke Stop
Special RaidRaid Bosses that normally do not appear in Raid Battles have a chance to appear

Past In-Game Events

Sinnoh Appreciation EventSinnoh Appreciation EventFeb 7, 2020 ~ Feb 10, 2020
Spotlight HourSpotlight HourFeb 6, 2020, 6:00pm ~ 8:00pm
Spotlight HourSpotlight HourFeb 4, 2020, 6:00pm ~ 8:00pm
Lunar New Year EventLunar New Year EventJan 24, 2020 ~ Feb 3, 2020
Latios and Latias Raid WeekendLatios and Latias Raid WeekendJan 24, 2020 ~ Jan 27, 2020
Piplup Community DayPiplup Community DayJan 18, 2020, 11:00am ~ 2:00pm
Egg HatchathonEgg HatchathonJan 2, 2020 ~ Jan 17, 2020

Past Real World Events

Taiwan Lantern FestivalTaiwan Lantern FestivalFeb 6, 2020 ~ Feb 9, 2020
Tokyo eSports FestaTokyo eSports FestaJan 11, 2020, 11:00am ~ 6:00pm

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