Every year, Pokemon GO celebrates its birthday with a party, and 2023 marks the 7th anniversary of the game!

The Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party features plenty of classic Pokemon wearing party hats, a new in-game bonus every day, and the return of some classic Legendaries to Raids.

Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party Event Date & Time

The Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party event is taking place from 10 AM local time on July 6 to 8 PM local time on July 12, 2023.

This means that there is a whole week for Pokemon trainers to experience everything the event has to offer, including the new bonuses and wild spawns on each day!

Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Avatar Items

7th Anniversary Party Event Bonuses

The 7th Anniversary Party event will have three bonuses that are active for the whole event, and an exclusive bonus for each day of the celebration:

  • July 6 – 12:
    • Increased chance of becoming Lucky Friends
    • Increased chance of Pokemon becoming Lucky through trades
    • Chance of finding 7, 77, or more Gimmighoul Coins when spinning a PokeStop with a Golden Lure Module
  • July 6:
    • 2× XP for catching Pokemon
  • July 7:
    • 2× Stardust for catching Pokemon
  • July 8:
    • 2× Candy for catching Pokemon
  • July 9:
    • 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator
  • July 10:
    • Friendship levels will increase twice as fast
  • July 11:
    • 2× Candy for transferring Pokemon
  • July 12:
    • 2× XP for evolving Pokemon

Wild Pokemon Spawns in 7th Anniversary Event

The 7th Anniversary Party has a number of Pokemon that will be spawning more often for the whole duration of the event, in addition to three Pokemon that will spawn more frequently on each day.

These are the Pokemon that will spawn more often throughout the whole event:

PokemonCan it Be Shiny?
Party Hat Bulbasaur
Party Hat Bulbasaur Pokemon GO
Yes
Cake Hat Pikachu
Cake Hat Pikachu
Yes
Meowth
Meowth Pokemon GO
Yes
Ponyta
Ponyta Pokemon GO
Yes
Togedemaru
Togedemaru Pokemon GO
No
Galarian Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta Pokemon GO
Yes
Absol
Absol Pokemon GO
Yes

Meanwhile, these Pokemon will be spawning more often on the following days during the 7th Anniversary event:

DateShinies Available?
July 6Party Hat
Bulbasaur
Party Hat Bulbasaur Pokemon GO
Party Hat
Charmander
Party Hat Charmander Pokemon GO
Party Hat
Squirtle
Party Hat Squirtle Pokemon GO
Yes
July 7Chikorita
Pokemon GO Chikorita
Cyndaquil
Cyndaquil Pokemon GO
Totodile
Totodile Pokemon GO
Yes
July 8Treecko
Treecko Pokemon GO
Torchic
Torchic Pokemon GO
Mudkip
Pokemon GO Mudkip
Yes
July 9Turtwig
Turtwig Pokemon GO
Chimchar
Chimchar Pokemon GO
Piplup
Piplup Pokemon GO
Yes
July 10Snivy
Snivy Pokemon GO
Tepig
Tepig Pokemon GO
Oshawott
Oshawott Pokemon GO
Yes
July 11Chespin
Chespin Pokemon GO
Fennekin
Fennekin Pokemon GO
Froakie
Froakie Pokemon GO
Chespin and Fennekin
July 12Rowlet
Rowlet Pokemon GO
Litten
Litten Pokemon GO
Popplio
Popplio Pokemon GO
No

Raid Bosses in the 7th Anniversary Event

The following Pokemon will be Raid bosses during the 7th Anniversary Party:

PokemonRaid TierCan it Be Shiny?
Party Hat Bulbasaur
Party Hat Bulbasaur Pokemon GO
1Yes
Party Hat Charmander
Party Hat Charmander Pokemon GO
1Yes
Party Hat Squirtle
Party Hat Squirtle Pokemon GO
1Yes
Cake Hat Pikachu
Cake Hat Pikachu
1Yes
Magneton
Magneton Pokemon GO
3No
Lapras
lapras pokemon go
3Yes
Flareon
Flareon Pokemon GO
3No
Snorlax
Snorlax Pokemon GO
3Yes
Sealeo
3No
Mega Blastoise
Pokemon GO Mega Blastoise
4Yes
Articuno
Articuno Pokemon GO
5Yes
Moltres
Pokemon GO Moltres
5Yes
Zapdos
Zapdos Pokemon GO
5Yes

Research

Like all Pokemon GO events, the 7th Anniversary Party will add lots of Research for players to complete:

  • Ticketed Timed Research
  • New Field Research Tasks
  • The return of the All-in-One #151 ticketed Masterwork Research to catch shiny Mew
Shiny Mew Ticket Pokemon GO

New Avatar Items & Stickers

Finally, a new selection of stickers as well as the 7th Anniversary Top and Pants will be available from the in-game shop during the event!

Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Avatar Items
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