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Grant Park will host an official 'Pokémon Go' festival this summer

Zach Long
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Zach Long

Your interest in catching Rattatas and Drowzees during your morning commute may have waned a few weeks after Pokémon Go launched last July, but enough people are still playing the game to warrant a festival devoted to it. Grant Park will host the very first Pokémon Go Fest on July 22, bringing together trainers from across the nation for a ticketed event.

According to ForbesPokémon Go Fest is being produced by C3 Presents, the same production company that brings Lollapalooza to Grant Park each summer. Details of the event are scant at the moment, but it's safe to assume that virtual monsters will be running rampant around Grant Park and players will have the opportunity to catch them, take control of gyms and interact with fellow fans.

Tickets for Pokémon Go Fest will go on sale Monday, June 19 at 10am via the festival's website. If you've gotta catch 'em all, you're gonna want to make sure that you're in Grant Park later this summer.

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