Barcelona, Spain – Trainers get ready – the Pokémon GO Safari Zone is coming to Barcelona on October 13th and 14th! This exciting in-game event will allow players to catch rare Pokémon from around the world right in the heart of the city.
Event Dates and Times
The Pokémon GO Safari Zone will take place in Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona. The event times are:
- Friday, October 13th: 10am to 6pm
- Saturday, October 14th: 10am to 6pm
During event hours, Parc del Fòrum will be transformed into a Pokémon paradise with activations and surprises for attendees.
Grab Your Ticket
Tickets to the Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Barcelona are available now on the official event page. They are €12 for a single-day pass or €20 for the entire event.
Due to expected high demand, trainers are encouraged to secure tickets early before they sell out. Tickets will grant access to Parc del Fòrum during event hours. They will be delivered to your account closer to the event start date.
Rare Spawns and Shiny Hunting
The Pokémon GO Safari Zone events are known for featuring rare Pokémon from around the world. Players can expect to encounter Pokémon not normally seen in Europe like Tropius, Unown, Chatot, Torkoal and more.
Of course, attendees will be on high alert for any shiny Pokémon sightings. Some of the rarest shinies spotted at previous Safari Zones include Shiny Torkoal and Shiny Unown. With lots of Pokémon spawning in a small area, Safari Zones offer prime shiny hunting opportunities.
Some of the featured Pokémon that can appear shiny during the event include:
- Unown N
- And more!
Special Research and Rewards
In addition to rare spawns, Niantic typically offers an exclusive Special Research story for Safari Zone ticket holders. These research lines offer rewards like encounters with Legendary Pokémon.
While details on the Barcelona Special Research are still unknown, trainers can likely expect some highly coveted encounters and items as rewards.
The special research will focus on helping Professor Willow and Eevee explore Barcelona. Players can expect:
- A personalized Eevee encounter
- Up to 7 more Eevee encounters
- The chance to evolve Eevee into any of its evolutions
Trading and Bonuses
In addition to Parc del Fòrum, two malls in Barcelona will serve as safari checkpoints:
- Westfield Glòries
- Westfield La Maquinista
At these locations, players can take advantage of special bonuses:
- 50% reduced Stardust cost for trading
- 2X longer lure modules
- Up to 5 special trades per day
Trading with other trainers is a great way to get regional Pokémon during the event!
Make a Weekend of It
For travelers, the Safari Zone is the perfect opportunity to visit Barcelona. The city offers beautiful architecture, great food, beaches and more for Pokémon hunters to enjoy between event hours.
Some popular sites include La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Las Ramblas, Montjuïc and the Gothic Quarter. Barcelona is very walkable, which is ideal for hatching eggs and earning buddy candy during your stay.
Of course, you’ll want to explore Parc del Fòrum itself too. The park offers public art installations, gardens, an outdoor arena and views of the Mediterranean Sea. Trainers can grab a meal or drink in between event sessions at one of the many cafes and restaurants onsite.
In addition to wild spawns, a variety of Pokémon will be featured in raids at gyms throughout the city during the safari event.
1-Star Raids will include:
3-Star Raids will include:
- Alolan Raticate
5-Star Raids will include the Ultra Beast:
With so many featured raids, it’s a great time use raid passes and try to catch rare Pokémon!
Reserve Your Ticket
With rare spawns, shiny hunting, Special Research, trading bonuses, featured raids, and a chance to explore Barcelona, the Pokémon GO Safari Zone is shaping up to be an incredible event. Reserve your tickets today and get ready for a true Pokémon paradise!