- Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has teamed up with Downtown Akron Partnership and Niantic through Pokémon GO once again to encourage Akron residents and visitors to connect to the downtown neighborhood.
Akron will showcase enhanced Pokémon GO features and a variety of real-world experiences on Aug. 25 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
The Pokémon GO scavenger hunt is scheduled from 11 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Fans are welcome to participate in the scavenger hunt throughout this time.
The Pokémon GO scavenger hunt will use existing local and new PokéStops. Players will be able to play the game normally, including catching local Pokémon, battling in gyms and collecting items at PokéStops. Please note that there will not be any region locked Pokémon or Legendary Pokémon at the event.
There will be a free screening of Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You, at the Akron-Summit County Public Library at 5:30 p.m. Register on Eventbrite as space is limited.