The Pokémon World Championships are being held in Japan for the first time ever!

Players from all corners of the world will gather to do battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon GO, and Pokémon UNITE.

To commemorate the launch of the 2023 Pokémon World Championships, a Pokémon festival will be held in Yokohama’s Minatomirai. Enjoy the summer festivities, parades, and many more events along with your favorite Pokémon! There will also be public viewing areas where you can watch the Championships, and special areas where you can engage in casual Pokémon battles with other fans.
Make this summer a Pokémon-filled one!

Ticket Information

You need to register in advance for the four events below. There is no charge for participation, so those who wish to attend should apply at the "Ticket Reservation Site"!

Preregistration Events

Ticket Registration

Event Overview

Title 2023 Pokémon Worlds Celebration Events in Yokohama
Dates August 8th (Tue) - August 14th (Mon)
Location Minatomirai area in Yokohama
Nearby Stations JR Sakuragicho Station
Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai Line
Bashamichi Station on the Minatomirai Line
  • * We plan to arrange for English speaking staff for certain events.
  • * While attending the events, please bring a fan, towel, or other items to keep cool. Be sure to stay hydrated and conscious of your condition in order to prevent heat stroke.
  • * Events may be postponed, rescheduled or canceled due to weather conditions (e.g. high temperatures, torrential rain, etc.), government or local authority requirements, or other reasons. In the case of cancellation, we will post about it to this website’s News page as well as the Pokémon Official Twitter account.
  • * Parking in the area is limited. Please use public transportation when coming to the events.
  • * Please take your trash home with you.
  • * Refrain from walking while using a smartphone or other behavior that may endanger those around you.
  • * Media outlets and documentary filming staff may enter the venue to interview and/or film guests during the event. Note that these images and video may be publicly released via The Pokémon Company's and The Pokémon Company International's official websites, social media accounts, YouTube channels, or in articles and other coverage by various media outlets.
  • * For visitors under 18 coming to this event, please check and comply the Juvenile Protection Ordinance regarding minors for your prefecture.
  • * Anyone under the age of 18 on the date of application must have the consent of a parent or guardian over the age of 18.
  • * For children under the age of 13, for safety reasons please be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.