Updated: June 05, 2018
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Gotta Catch 'Em All! Pokemon Go Free Event In Yokohama, Japan

More than 1500 Pikachu will descend on Yokohama Minato Mirai from Wednesday 9 Aug - Tuesday 15 August for Pokemon Go's free event "Pikachu Outbreak!". There will be lots of parades, Pikachu on the ground and in the sky, a Water Carnival, and lots of opportunities to take a photo with Pikachu!

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Highlights at Pikachu Outbreak!

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More than 1500 Pikachu will descend on Yokohama Minato Mirai from Wednesday 9 Aug - Tuesday 15 August for Pokemon Go's free event "Pikachu Outbreak!". There will be lots of parades, Pikachu on the ground and in the sky, a Water Carnival, and lots of opportunities to take a photo with Pikachu!

Pokémon GO PARK

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Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Park will become "Kanto Park," a habitat for Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region in the Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green. The Cupnoodles Museum Park area, to be designated as "Johto Park," will have an abundance of Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region in the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games.

Rare Pokemon up for grabs!

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For a limited time only, Mr. Mime, which usually cannot be found in Japan, will be among those Pokémon appearing inside Pokémon GO PARK. Be sure to catch it while you can!
Special feature when spinning PokéStops!

Within Pokémon GO PARK, Eggs collected from PokéStops will contain slightly different groups of Pokémon than normal. Be sure to set them in Incubators and walk the necessary (2 km) distance while exploring the Yokohama Minato Mirai area!

Real-life PokéStops and a Gym will be set up inside the venue to make it easier for Pokémon GO players to walk to the corresponding PokéStops and the Gym appearing inside the game.

Pikachu Carnival Parade

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The Pikachu Carnival Parade is scheduled for 4pm on Aug 14.

More than 100 Pikachu will line Nihon-oodori! A super fun event to spend taking photos and enjoying the parade. Where something yellow or pikachu related and join in on the fun!

This parade is only held once during the week so don't miss out!

When: August 14 (Mon.), 2017, 16:00~ (approx. 1 hour)
Where: Nihon-oodori: Between Zou-no-hana Park (starting point) and Yokohama Park (turnaround point)

Up in the sky and in the water!

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A boat packed full with Pikachu and a massive 17m long airship will be feature in this year's show! Try and spot them to take photos, and share with friends!

A Boat Full of Pikachu
When: August 9 (Wed) - 15 (Tue), 2017
・11:00~ ・12:30~ ・15:00~ ・16:30~
On August 14 (Mon), only the 11:00~ and 12:30~ performances will be held.
Where: A set route between the Nippon Maru Memorial Park and CUPNOODLES MUSEUM Park

Airship Pikachu
When: August 9 (Wed) - 15 (Tue), 2017
・10:00~ ・12:00~ ・15:00~
Where: Yokohama Minato Mirai area

"Water Carnival" Super Soaking Splash Show

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The Super Soaking Splash Show will be back and even better this year! Have a blast getting soaked, with up to two tonnes of water blasting out from water cannons!

When: August 9 (Wed) - 15 (Tue), 2017
・12:00~ ・14:00~ ・16:00~
Where: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Pikachu’s Walk

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Spot up to 20 Pikachu taking a leisurely walk from time to time!

When: August 9 (Wed) - 15 (Tue)
Where: Between Queen’s Square YOKOHAMA (starting point) and Grand Mall Park (turnaround point)

Plenty of Pokemon treats!

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There will be lots of Pokemon treats to buy at the event too!

Head to the Official Pokemon website for full deets!

Jonathan
I've been traveling and eating my way around the world! Now I'm in Tokyo to share all my favourite spots! I spend my time traveling, surfing, hiking, camping and eating amazing food! My favourite Japanese food...Agedashi Tofu!

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