Properly supervised, this Pokemon Go thing can be fun for kids. The Jackson Zoo is putting together a Pokemon Go Safari later this month.
The Jackson Zoo has teamed up with Off Beat Comic Book Store to bring you Pokémon Go Safari! Join us for a special after hours Pokémon Go event from 5:00-7:00pm on Thursday, August 25th.
Come dressed in your team colors and enjoy 2 hours of non-stop lures at the Zoo’s 16 Pokéstops, and 2 gyms. You can also take part in a contest while your chasing Pokemon through the zoo. Prizes will be given for the "Best Pic with a Pokemon" and for "Catching a Rare Pokemon"#JacksonZooGO on social media during event for your chance to win. Winners will be announced at 7pm at the Gertrude C. Ford Wildlife Theater and stick around for a group photo!
A special Poké Shuttle train ride will be offered for $2 a person – hop on board and hatch your eggs while you ride! Concessions will be available for purchase. All Zoo pathways will be open except those in construction areas and animals will not be on exhibit.
Guests are encouraged to share their favorite photos of Pokémon at the Zoo for an opportunity to have their photo included in an online gallery. #JacksonZooGO
Cost: $5 General Admission$3 Jackson Zoo Members$2 Train Rides
This is an ALL ages event. Memberships available for purchase online and at the gate.