Pokémon is making a huge comeback. From Pokémon: Detective Pikachu the movie to the limited edition McDonald Pokémon collectibles, Pokémon is indeed a global phenomenon. And it’s no exception here in Malaysia. This holiday, gather your fellow trainers and embark an exciting journey to Malaysia’s first ever Pokémon Festival in Resort World Genting!
Yes, you read that right.
This is your golden opportunity to catch ’em all and bring as many Pokéballs as possible as you experience an adventure of a lifetime this Christmas and Chinese New Year (yup, CNY!). To those who will be away this December for the long holiday break, fret not because the festival starts from 1st December 2018 till 28th February 2019.
Let’s find out what you can expect at this first ever POKÉMON festival, shall we?
1. Trainer Program
Grab your Pokéballs and join the Trainer Program to catch 32 first generation Pokémon. They will be scattered around SkyAvenue throughout various locations and at different times. Upon completing the mission you’ll win yourself some limited-edition stickers. Collect all 8 designs Pokémon stickers at the pop-up store!
2. Pokémon Christmas Tree
It’s not Christmas without the Christmas Tree!
Now you can spot a 40-foot Christmas tree filled with mini Pikachu, Charmander, Snorlax and Eevee in Skytropolis Funland! This is a dream come true for all Pokémon fans, no?
3. Pikachu Parade & Dance
There will be 8 giant Pikachu performing in the parade.
Are you excited to see how Pikachu dance? Do they even dance? Either way, don’t miss out on the chance to meet Pikachu live!
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Pokemon Festival Dance & Parade Schedule
|11.00am||Pikachu Xmas Parade||SkyAtrium to Symphony Stage, SkyAvenue|
|12.00pm||Pikachu Dance||Times Square Stage, SkyAvenue|
|1.00pm||Pikachu Dance||Times Square Stage, SkyAvenue|
|2.00pm||Pikachu Xmas Parade||Symphony Stage to SkyAtrium, SkyAvenue|
|4.00pm||Pikachu Xmas Parade||SkyAtrium to Symphony Stage, SkyAvenue|
|6.00pm||Pikachu Dance||Times Square Stage, SkyAvenue|
|8.00pm||Pikachu Dance||Times Square Stage, SkyAvenue|
|9.00pm||Pikachu Xmas Parade||Symphony Stage to SkyAtrium, SkyAvenue|
4. Pikachu Land
There will be over 50 small Pikachu plush surrounding a giant, inflatable 6-metre-high Pikachu in Skytropolis. That, my friend, is a view to behold!
Forget about flying to Japan because here at Resort World Genting, you can find some really exclusive collectible at their pop-up stores featuring premium merchandise imported from Tokyo. After a fun day out with your fellow trainers, what better way to end your day with some souvenir?
Find out more deets about the first ever POKÉMON festival here.
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