What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Find your monsters at these Triangle Poke-events this weekend

Posted July 15, 2016
Updated July 18, 2016

N.C. State Fairgrounds Pokemon (James Borden/Raleigh Public Record)

For Triangle Pokemon Go enthusiasts, here is a list of events around the Triangle this weekend:


According to the Facebook event page, there is a meet up at the American Tobacco Campus beginning at 6 p.m.


For family-friendly fun, there is a meet up at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Players are asked to meet in the courtyard between the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and NC Museum of History before breaking into three teams. Everyone is asked to bring a $5 donation for the museum, and prizes will be awarded to the wining team.

Also in Raleigh, the Carolina Vapor Lounge on Glenwood Avenue is hosting a group walk and competition on Saturday from 8 - 11:30 p.m. Registration begins at 7 p.m., and the group walk begins at 8. There will be prizes for the winners.

In Chapel Hill, Pokemon players can meet at Linda's Bar and Grill at 10 p.m. for a bar crawl. Crawlers will slowly make their way to The Baxter Arcade/Beer Study, then end back at Linda's for drunchies, according to the Facebook event page.


From 11 a.m.to 4 p.m., Computer Repair Doctor is hosting an event at Lafayette Village. According to the Facebook event page, Lafayette Village, at 8450 Honeycutt Road, is a great place to play because it features five Pokestops and one gym. There are also free lures throughout the event, mobile phone charging stations and prizes.

In Durham, The Glass Jug, which doubles as a Pokemon gym, is hosting a Pokemon and craft beer party from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. According to the Facebook event page, lures will be set at three Pokestops in the shopping center, and The Glass Jug will have an all-day $3 draft beer special.


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