Events in Chicago, Germany and Asia.

Niantic and The Pokemon Company announced the Pokemon Go Summer Tour 2019, with Pokemon Go Fests taking place in America, Europe and Asia.

Pokemon Go Fest: Chicago will run from June 13-16 in Grant Park. Up from the previous two-day event, trainers will be able to catch an array of Pokemon, interact with tangible instillations and participate in exclusive activities throughout the over 300-acre park. Tickets will go on sale through a new Niantic ticketing system built within the Pokemon Go app later this month. The event’s official site can be found here.

Pokemon Go Fest: Dortmund will run from July 4-7 in Germany’s Westfalenpark. Last year’s successful Pokemon Go Safari Zone event in Dortmund resulted in Niantic featuring it as another full-fledged Pokemon Go Fest this year, and will give trainers the opportunity to explore Dortmund’s cultural history and interact with local attractions while playing Pokemon Go. Tickets will go on sale later this spring, and the event’s official site can be found here.

The Pokemon Go Fest in Asia will wrap up the Summer Tour, and details on that event will come soon. Trainers not attending the events can participate in Pokemon Go special challenges and can work towards a global goal to unlock awards for all trainers. Details for global challenges during each Pokemon Go Fest will be revealed ahead of the events. Pokemon Go Community Days will also be hosted throughout the summer.

“Last year’s Pokemon Go Summer Tour brought hundreds of thousands of Trainers together at real-world events around the world which left us with some truly unforgettable moments and stories,” said Niantic CEO John Hanke. “This summer, we’re looking to continue to build upon that success and create even more ways for Trainers to enjoy and interact with these incredible parks and cities and build lasting friendships throughout their journeys of encountering Pokemon in the ‘real-world.’”

Last year’s Pokemon Go Fest drew in over 21,000 attendees, with over 180,000 playing the game in the surrounding Chicago area, all while avoiding many of the issues that plagued Pokemon Go Fest 2017. This ill-fated event resulted in refunds to all attendees, and a $1.6 million payout to refund those who spent large amounts of money traveling to the event. While that event also took place in Grant Park, this year’s festivities will have last year’s successes to build off of.

For more on Pokemon Go, check out how to change teams and how PvP trainer battles work.

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Colin Stevens is a news writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.

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