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Pokemon GO Pokewalk Challenge in Downtown Highland Park

August 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

- Free

To celebrate the excitement that Pokémon GO has created in the global gaming community, we are creating the North Shore’s first Pokémon GO meet-up! Get out of the house and come to Downtown Highland Park to catch them all! We are happy to announce we are partnering with theHighland Park Public Library, The Art Center Highland Park, and the Pokemon Go 847 Facebook Group. Follow them now!

WHO: Pokémon Lovers! This event is open to the public.

WHEN: Saturday August 6th (Promptly at 12 – 3 p.m.)

WHERE: Located in Chicago’s North Shore. Meet-Up Starts at Port Clinton Square & Throughout Downtown HP

WHAT: Get Your Pokéballs ready for a 3-hour walk filled with Pokéstops, Gyms and all the Pokémon you can catch throughout Downtown Highland Park. We are setting up lures at our most popular landmarks and art sculptures. NOTE: There are a ton of gyms to battle your Pokémon as well. Wear your favorite Pokémon gear or your team colors (Yellow, Blue, Red). We would like to get a group picture. You are welcome to stay or stray away from the group. It’s highly recommended to bring water, snacks, and battery packs to keep your phones charged. This event is not owned, managed, or affiliated with Niantic, Nintendo, or the Pokemon company.

Pokéwalk Treasure Hunt in collaboration with the Highland Park Public Library. The first few people to answer 20 Poketrivia questions correctly have the chance to win a prize! The questions will be scattered at various Pokéstops throughout town. Scan the QR Code, answer all questions correctly, and meet us at the Highland Park Public Library no later than 3 p.m. to claim your prize!

Prizes (Handed Out on a First-Come, First-Serve Basis):
>>> 2 Free Blowouts to BloOuts A Blow Dry Bar
>>> 2 $25 Beelow’s NorthShore Gift Certificates
>>> $50 Frost Gelato Gift Certificate
>>> $25 Norton’s Restaurant Gift Certificate
>>> Highland Park Public Library 3D Printed Pokemon Characters & Team Buttons (Mysitc, Valor, Instinct)

Poké-Promotions in Downtown HP offered only on Saturday August 6th:
>>> Highland Park Public Library – Receive a free team button (Valor, Instinct or Mystic) at their booth in Port Clinton Square
>>> Bluemercury (638 Central Ave.) – Rest those hands for a bit! Stop in and get a FREE hand refresher with Marissa!
>>> Soul2Sole Dance -Receive 15% off any clothing with yellow, red, or blue. Offer valid Saturday, August 6th between 12:00-3:00 p.m.
>>> Love That Spice – FREE scone or cookie with any ice tea purchase.
>>> Sunflower – 15% off any item
>>> Rock N’ Rags – 20% off any item
>>> Modern Opulence – 20 % off all jewelry (all day)
>>> Frost Gelato will be offering BOGO FREE (cups of gelato/sorbet) for pokemon players on Highland Park’s Pokemon Go meet up! All you have to do is visit at least 8 pokestops in Downtown Highland Park & show the gelato whiz your player journal to qualify for the discount. Discount only valid once per customer.


August 6, 2016
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Port Clinton Square
Highland Park, 60035