Attendees exclusive features
Trainers worldwide features
As a result of all the hard work put in during Pokémon GO Fest, plenty of in-game bonuses was unlocked for the entire Pokémon GO community.
Based on the efforts of the Trainers at the event, Lugia was revealed as the first Legendary Pokémon to appear in Pokémon GO. In addition, since Team Mystic captured the most Pokémon during the event, Articuno joined Lugia in Raid Battles immediately upon completing the challenge.
|Bird||Name||Start date||End date|
|Articuno||Saturday, July 22||Monday, July 31|
|Moltres||Monday, July 31||Monday, August 7|
|Zapdos||Monday, August 7||Monday, August 14|
These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:
Shop special offer
These three following boxes were available with the start of the event on July 22nd, 2017 until July 27th, 2017.
There were numerous networking and connectivity issues present, during the event. Many Trainers could not log into their accounts during the event. The game's CEO, John Hanke, was booed on stage for the frustration. Because of these issues, all attendees were refunded their admission cost, received $100 in Shop credit and given a free Lugia.
- Legendary Pokémon are here!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-07-26.
- Hanke, J. (2017, July 25). An Update regarding Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago. Niantic. Retrieved on 2017-07-26.
- New Boxes on sale in the Shop!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-07-26.
- Pokemon Go Fest refunds all tickets as players can't get game to work. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved on 2017-07-26.