Pokémon trainers unite! Your defending skills are in need.

Whether you are a long-time Pokémon Go trainer or want to see what all the fuss is about, head to the Niabi Zoo this Saturday Oct 14 for a Pokémon Go Expedition! That’s right, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. the zoo will be stocked full of virtual Pokemon in-waiting.

You will be able to discover 20 Pokestops, with lures attached to each. Four gyms will be available for battles with other players. Train tickets will only be $10 for four rides, so you can also relax and enjoy the scenery while hatching eggs.

Your courage will pull you through as you team up with others to take down Entei. Stock up on your Pokecoins, while appreciating the animals and exhibits at Niabi Zoo!

The cost of Pokemon Go Expedition day is included in regular admission charges, which are $8.25 for adults, $7.25 for Senior Citizens (62 years and up), $6.25 for Kids (3-12 years old) and Kids 2 and under are free. Parking is $3 per vehicle and can be paid at the gate.

Gotta Catch ‘Em All!



Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.