#NianticLive2020 Pokémon Go Fest: Melbourne Nomination

This video is to accompany the nomination of Melbourne as host city for a #NianticLive2020 Pokemon Go Fest Event in 2020. This nomination is supported by State Government agencies Creative Victoria and Visit Victoria, as well as being endorsed by members of the State Parliament. We are nominating Melbourne, and a number of its ideal parklands as sites to host the event and are supportive of the event occurring in spring 2020 during or on either side of Melbourne International Games Week. For further information about the support of local stakeholders, the nominated sites or the nomination process contact us at

We have officially submitted our nomination to Niantic, complete with support from 2 State Government Agencies (Visit Victoria tourism board and Creative Victoria) and Local Government support from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp as well as the Victorian Greens and support of 5000+ players via our petition on at along with a video which can be seen there.

We nominated 7 possible event sites they are listed below their key selection criteria from Niantic can be viewed on the petition link above.

They are:
1. Alexandra Gardens + Kings Domain
2. Albert Park & Lake
3. Fitzroy Gardens + Treasury Gardens
4. Carlton Gardens
5. Birrarung Marr + Federation Square
6. Melbourne & Olympic Parks + Yarra Park
7. Fawkner Park

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