Pokemon GO Glittering Garden: Event Times, New Shiny Pokemon and More

Find some glittering, shiny Pokemon during the Glittering Garden event.

Pokemon Go Glittering Garden

Niantic has announced the latest Pokemon GO event Glittering Garden. This event is held at an unusual time compared to previous events. It’s strange because the Glittering Garden event will run concurrently with Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Osaka and Pokémon GO Fest 2023: London. Whether or not you are a longtime Pokemon GO player or take a more casual approach, you will not want to miss participating in the Glittering Garden Pokemon GO event, and you can find out all of the exciting information below.

Pokemon GO Glittering Garden Event Details

Tie up your shoelaces, and head out the door to participate in Pokemon GO’s latest event.

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Event Date and Time

The latest Pokemon GO event, Glittering Garden, will be held from Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 10:00 AM to Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at 8:00 PM local time.

Wild Pokemon Encounters

These Pokemon will appear more frequently during the event.

PokemonShinyShiny Debut During Event

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Rotating Event Pokemon

These Pokemon will appear more frequently in specific locations during the event.

DatePokemonShinyIn-Person Location
August 5PetililLocal Park
August 6CacneaLocal Park
August 7OddishLocal Park
August 8SeedotLocal Park

Event Egg Pool

These Pokemon will be in the egg pool during the event.

PokemonEgg DistanceShiny

Event Bonuses

The following event bonuses will be live during the duration of the event.

  • Half walking distance to earn hearts with your Buddy Pokemon.
  • XL Candy will be gained more easily when walking with your Buddy Pokemon.
  • 1.5 times Candy when hatching Pokemon.
  • 1.5 times Stardust when hatching Pokemon.

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokemon will be encountered on completing of Field Research tasks during the duration of the event.


Timed Research

Niantic has announced that the Glittering Garden will be free research focusing on exploration and hatching eggs. The timed research will be available during the event only.

The Glittering Garden event does not last long. But it gives players worldwide the ability to participate in an event at the same time as the in-person GoFest events take place. Hopefully, you will even catch the debut shiny, Petilil.

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