List of All Pokemon Go Events, Including Start/End Date and Rewards

Pokemon Go is one of the most popular mobile game by far, with thousands and thousands of players daily. Its strong and awesome community is what makes the game so popular, as well as all events since the launch of the game.

We know that Pokemon Go had its ups and downs, losing a lot of players, but with the release of the Raid system and Legendary Pokemon, a lot of things have changed. A big number of ‘retired’ Trainers came back and the game was up and running in no time, and breaking records like never before.

The very first Pokemon Go event was the Halloween event in 2016, and since then, the players had a chance to earn different rewards in 17 other events. Below you can find the list of all Pokemon Go events, including their date and rewards.

Pokemon Go Events in 2016/2017

Halloween 2016

  • October 26 until November 11
  • 2x candy for catch, hatch and transfer
  • Buddy earns candy 4x faster
  • Increased spawn rate of Ghost Pokemon

Daily Bonuses 2016

  • November 7 until November 11
  • Increased Spawn rate of all Pokemon
  • Increased number of items from Pokestops

Thanksgiving 2016

  • November 23 until November 30
  • 2x XP
  • 2x Stardust

Festive Hat Pikachu 2016

  • December 12 until December 30 (possible release date of Gen 3 in 2017)
  • Gen 2 baby hatches
  • Pikachu Christmas Hat

Holiday 2016

  • December 25/December 30 until January 1/January 8
  • Increased chance to catch a Togepi and other Pokemon
  • Pokestops award single use incubator per day
  • New Eggs have increased chance of hatching Gen 2 baby Pokemon
  • Increased spawn rate of Gen 1 starter Pokemon and their evolutions
  • Lure modules last for 1 hour

Holiday Packs 2016

  • December 25 until December 30
  • Sales Boxes

Valentines Day 2017

  • February 8 until February 15
  • 2x Candy for catch, hatch and transfer
  • Buddy earns candy 2x faster
  • Increased spawn rate of Chancey, Clefeable and other pink Pokemon
  • New Eggs have increased chance of hatching Cleffa, Igglybuff, Smoochum
  • Lure Modules last for 6 hours

Pokemon Day 2017

  • February 26 until March 6
  • Pikachu Festive Party Hat

Water Festival 2017

  • March 22 until March 29
  • Increased spawn rate of water Pokemon
  • Free Avatar Magikarp Hat

Eggstravaganza 2017

  • April 13 until April 20
  • Greater variety of hatches in 2km Eggs
  • More Candy for Hatching Eggs
  • 2x XP
  • Lucky Egss 50% off

Grass Weekend 2017

  • May 5 until May 8
  • Increased spawn rate of Grass Type Pokemon

Adventure Week 2017

  • May 18 until May 25
  • More items awarded by Pokestops
  • Pokeballs with 50% off
  • Buddy earns candy 4x faster
  • Increased rate of Rock Type Pokemon
  • Free Avatar expedition Hat

Solstice event 2017

  • June 13 until June 20
  • Increased spawn rate of Fire and Ice Type Pokemon
  • XP bonuses for accurate throws
  • Lucky Eggs with 50% off

Anniversary Event 2017

  • July 6 until July 24
  • Pikachu gets Ash Hat
  • Anniversary Box

This Summer will be Legendary 2017  (the please forgive us event)

  • July 22 until July 24 (extended +3 days)
  • 2x Stardust
  • 2x Candy
  • 2x XP
  • Increased spawn rate of Pokemon
  • Reduced hatching distance
  • Reduced Buddy distance

Equinox 2017

  • September 22 until October 2
  • 2x Stardust
  • Special 2km Egss that hatch Chansey, Mareep, Larvitar and more
  • 3x XP for registering new Pokedex entries

Halloween 2017

  • October 20 until November 2
  • 2x Candy
  • Pikachu Witch Hat
  • Mimikyu Avatar Hat
  • Buddy earns candy 2x faster
  • Gen 3 Ghost Type Pokemon
  • Special boxes sale

Thanksgiving – Pokemon Go Travel/Global Catch Challenge 2017

  • November 19/20 until November 26
  • 500 million Pokemon (Bronze) – 2x XP, 6h Lure Modules and more Pokemon
  • 1.5 billion Pokemon (Silver) – 2x XP, 2x Stardust, 6h Lure Modules and even more Pokemon
  • 3 billion Pokemon (Gold) – 2x XP, 2x Stardust, 6h Lure Modules, Farfetch’d available worldwide for 48h and Kangaskhan in East Asia for 48h.

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Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

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