Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang

South Korea’s first Safari Zone event is happening from Friday, September 23, 2022, to Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the beautiful Ilsan Lake Park in Goyang, South Korea—and tickets are on sale now! You’ll encounter Pokémon themed around the city’s rich history of flowers and romance, such as Combee, Carnivine, and Blue Flower Flabébé. You may even encounter Shiny Unown Y and Shiny Spritzee—if you’re lucky!

Early Access

Trainers who purchase an Early Access ticket will experience event gameplay within Ilsan Lake Park from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the event day of their choice.

Please note: you may only attend one day of this three-day event.

₩24000
(Plus applicable taxes and fees)
Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang - Early Access
LOCATION
Ilsan Lake Park, Goyang, South Korea
DATE
Friday, September 23, 2022, to Sunday, September 25, 2022
TIME

9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time

* Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang attendees may only purchase tickets for one day of the three-day event. Tickets are available for purchase on the Pokémon GO Event Ticketing page. You will see “Tickets Available” next to the Safari Zone: Goyang event if it hasn’t sold out yet. The event experience will be available only at this location on the specified date and time. Tickets to this event are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets are available for purchase while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis.

* All visitors entering Korea are subject to special entry procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by the Korean government. Please be sure to confirm most update to date information prior to making travel arrangements to Korea."

General Admission

Trainers who purchase a General Admission ticket will experience event gameplay within Ilsan Lake Park from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the event day of their choice.

Please note: you may only attend one day of this three-day event.

₩16000
(Plus applicable taxes and fees)
Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang - General Admission
LOCATION
Ilsan Lake Park, Goyang, South Korea
DATE
Friday, September 23, 2022, to Sunday, September 25, 2022
TIME

12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time

* Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang attendees may only purchase tickets for one day of the three-day event. Tickets are available for purchase on the Pokémon GO Event Ticketing page. You will see “Tickets Available” next to the Safari Zone: Goyang event if it hasn’t sold out yet. The event experience will be available only at this location on the specified date and time. Tickets to this event are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets are available for purchase while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis.

* All visitors entering Korea are subject to special entry procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by the Korean government. Please be sure to confirm most update to date information prior to making travel arrangements to Korea."

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Event Features

Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang ticket holders will enjoy the below features and bonuses while exploring Ilsan Lake Park during the date and time listed on their event ticket.

Increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon

Enjoy an increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon in the wild and when using Incense!

Special Research

You can work to complete a short, event-exclusive Special Research story and earn rewards.

Additional Special Trades

Make up to five Special Trades. Plus, make trades for only half the normal Stardust cost!

Event Medal

All ticket holders will receive an event-exclusive medal.

Increased Incense duration

Incense activated during the event will last for eight hours. Please note this does not apply to Daily Adventure Incense.

Increased Lure Module duration

All Lure Modules activated during the event will last for four hours.

Real-world elements

Take a break from catching Pokémon to snap photos at real-world photo opportunities, collect giveaway items, and more!

FAQ
About Ilsan Lake Park
Where is the entrance?

The main entrance can be found at Hanul Square, for Pokémon GO Safari Zone. You can also enter through other entrances connected to the 4 parking lots, as well as Musical Fountains.

  • ’The Welcome Gate’ for the event is located only at the main entrance.
Is there parking?

There is no car parking secured for this event. Please use public transport to make your way to Ilsan Lake Park.

Access to Ilsan Lake Park
  • Subway
    • 10 minute walk from exit 1 of the Jeongbalsan [정발산] Station on Line 3
  • Bus
    • 10 minute walk from Dong-gu Office [일산동구청] (Jeongbalsan [정발산] Station)
  • 'Access' on the Ilsan Lake Park website (Korean only)
Restroom facilities in Ilsan Lake Park

There are 11 restrooms in the park. Please refer to the area map set up in the park during the event.

Smoking in Ilsan Lake Park

All places in the park are non-smoking areas.

Will there be Pokémon merchandise?

There will be no merchandise booth at this event.

Tickets and entry
Where can I buy tickets?
Once I’ve arrived at the venue, how do I join the event?
  • Open the Pokémon GO app when you get to Ilsan Lake Park during the date and time stated on your ticket.
  • Trainers in the venue who do not have a ticket will not have access to the event-exclusive content.
Others
  • Any minor attending the event must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For children under 14, a ticket must be purchased for the attending child and for the parent or guardian accompanying them.
  • You will not be able to participate in the event outside of the park, even with a ticket.
  • There are a limited number of tickets available. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • You will see “Tickets Available!” next to the Safari Zone: Goyang event ticket link if the event hasn’t sold out.
  • The event experience will be available only at this location on the specified date and time.
  • Note: Tickets to this event are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). There are a limited number of tickets available. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Child Accounts:
    • Trainers with child accounts can attend events when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Their parent or guardian must reserve a ticket for themselves and for any children that will be attending. To register, the email associated with the parent or guardian’s Pokémon GO account must match the parent or guardian’s email address on file with Niantic Kids or Pokémon Trainer Club.
Technical support
Is there any site / SNS I can follow to know when there is an issue at the event?

Please check our event support FAQ page and Niantic help Twitter account.

What should I do if an error occurs in the game?
  • For frequently asked questions regarding events, please refer to the Pokémon GO Help Center. In most cases, the issue can be resolved by restarting the app or device.
  • If you have purchased an event ticket but are still not able to access the event-exclusive content, please visit the Pokémon GO Technical Support Area located in the park’s Hanul Square. For any other issues during the event, please contact support via the app.
Health & safety
COVID-19 prevention measures
  • This event will be run in conjunction with the local guidelines established by the governments of South Korean and Goyang City to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Currently, PCR tests are mandatory for overseas entrants within 24 hours after entering Korea. If you enter Incheon International Airport, you can check at the COVID-19 inspection center in the airport, and if it is negative, you can do activities without any quarantine, and if it is positive, you must be quarantined for 7 days (as of September 7th, 2022). However, there is a possibility that the system may be changed in the future. Please check out here for the latest updates.
  • Externally active participants are not required to wear masks. However, there is a possibility that the system may be changed in the future as the number of COVID-19 patients continues to come out.
  • Please use hand sanitizers in men's and women's toilets, and along the promenades.
  • Primary safety measures at the venue
    • Splatter shields will be installed at physical vendors.
    • Booths will be thoroughly cleaned and sterilized.
    • All staff will wear masks and will not be permitted to work if they have a fever or are feeling unwell.
    • Hand sanitizer will be available around the venue.
Healthcare
  • We ask that you manage your personal health and wellbeing by keeping hydrated, wearing a hat etc.
  • We ask that parents/guardians prioritize their child’s personal health first and foremost.
  • Trainers can find drinks in the park from vending machines, water fountains.
Sickness aid for participants

A medical tent staffed with trained medical professionals will be set up in Hanul Square.

Lost or missing children

Please speak to staff at the information center located in Hanul Square.

Harassment

If you experience any kind of harassment, please speak to staff at the information center located in Hanul Square.

Garbage

Please take all of your garbage home with you.

Are there garbage bins in the park?

The garbage bins are placed inside the restroom and right outside of the restroom. Garbage management will be carried out from time to time during the event. However, it would be appreciated to take your own garbage home with you.

Battery charging

There will be 4 spots where you can charge your mobile batteries. The object written ‘POWERBANK’ on it is standing there.

Lost & found

Please speak to staff at the information center located in the venue for any items you have lost while in Ilsan Lake Park. On Monday, September 26, 2022, any lost items will be sent to the information center of Ilsan Lake Park (Phone number: +82 31-8075-4347, Office hour: 8:00 - 20:00). Please check that you have all your belongings before going home.

Inclement weather
  • This event will be held regardless of the weather. However, it may be canceled in the case of extreme weather or natural disasters. The event may also be canceled depending on the current COVID-19 infection rates, or if any restrictions are applied to holding events.
  • Please check weather forecasts prior to attending the event and wear appropriate clothing.
  • If you have any problems or require assistance, please visit the information center located in Ilsan Lake Park’s Hanul Square.
Event coverage

Please contact press@nianticlabs.com if you wish to record or cover the event.

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When and where will it take place?

  • Place: Theme Square [만남의 광장] in Ilsan Lake Park
  • Time:
    • 10:00 - 10:20
    • 11:00 - 11:20
    • 12:00 - 12:20
    • 13:00 - 13:20
    • 14:00 - 14:20
    • 15:00 - 15:20
    • 16:00 - 16:20
    • 17:00 - 17:20
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