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Pokémon GO Players Invited to Fair

PokéDay on Tuesday, August 30


Palmer, Alaska – Love Pokémon GO? Then you are going to want to GO to the Alaska State Fair for PokéDay on Tuesday, August 30.

The special day will include team meet-ups, PokéStops with all-day Lures, and photos with Pikachu. There will also be a sing-a-long/karaoke contest of the Pokémon theme song, Pokémon cosplay fashion show and contest, and a Gym battle with prizes for the winners.

The PokéDay schedule of events features:


·         1 - 7pm, PokéHunt scavenger hunt check-in and photos with Pikachu, Craftsman House

·         1 – 7pm, Gym battle check-in, Craftsman House

·         4pm, Pokémon GO Team Instinct meet-up, Craftsman House

·         5pm, Pokémon cosplay fashion show and contest, Alyeska Pipeline Colony Stage (register 30 minutes prior to the event at the venue)

·         5:30pm, Pokémon theme song karaoke contest and sing-a-long, Alyeska Pipeline Colony Stage (register 30 minutes prior to the event at the venue)

·         6pm, Pokémon GO Team Mystic meet-up, Craftsman House

·         7pm, Pokémon GO Team Valor meet-up, Craftsman House


Fairgoers will receive special badges for catching a Pokémon at the Fair. There will also be chances to win prizes by posting pictures of a Pokémon on the fairgrounds and tagging it with #ASFGo.

The Fair has compiled a list of tips to assist fairgoers with their Pokémon training efforts, including important information on safety. Find the Pokemon GO Player’s Guide on the Fair website.

A special thank you to Senshi Con for assisting with PokéDay event organization, as well as providing prizes.

For more information, please visit alaskastatefair.org or contact Dean Phipps, Fair director of marketing and communications, at dean@alaskastatefair.org or 907.746.7153.


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