The Pokémon Go craze has hit new levels. When is the last time my daughter wanted to hop in the car with me and drive endless miles and explore the city spending no money, but gas? Ugh like, NEVER!!!! Love it or hate it, Pokémon Go is the rage right now. Dallas and Forth Worth businesses and attractions are getting on the Pokémon Go bandwagon and offering deals, discounts and just plain fun.
Below is a list of Pokémon Go Pokéstops along with deals and discounts in Dallas-Fort Worth! I’ve also shared ways to save if you’re wanting to visit a local attraction to for hot Pokéstops! Feel free to leave comments about any deals you find and I will share with our readers.
Quick tip for saving at local attractions:
Read our DFW Summer Staycation Guide for TONS of great places that are sure to be Pokestops for FREE!
Pogo Pass . It’s a year long, family based entertainment pass, that gets pass holders into some of the best venues in Dallas that are great for Pokestops! Head over here and use code MYDFWMOMMY and get 60% off (you’ll pay $49.98 instead of $124.95). Just Hawaiian Falls and the Fort Worth Zoo are over $40 by themselves!
CityPASS? is a booklet of admission tickets to the best attractions in a single city including Perot Museum, Reunion Tower, Dallas Zoo + ,ore.
Popular Retail Pokéstops & Discounts
Beef Jerky Outlets: All Tarrant County Beef Jerky Outlet locations (Fort Worth and Arlington) will give 10 percent off an entire purchase until July 18 to Pokemon Go users who are Level 5 or higher.
Brookstone: Stop by your local Brookstone store and score $5 off your purchase when you show your Pokemon Go App to the cashier at checkout. For more information, visit the Brookstone Facebook page.
Sams Club: Sam’s Club is offering Pokemon Go players a free day pass to shop in its stores — and a free cookie to boot. Just head to your local store and show your phone to an associate — with the app installed, of course.
T-Mobile: As part of T-Mobile Tuesday, Pokémon GO players will be able to get free data for a whole year.However, the offer is not automatically applied to all T-Mobile customers and must be activated in order to obtain the benefits. In addition to the free data, the special offer from T-Mobile also contains the following extras:
- Free Lyft rides up to $15 to help you get to a PokéStop or Gym
- Free Wendy’s Frosty desserts
- 50% off select accessories, including portable power packs and chargers at T-Mobile stores
Other Reported Retail Hotspots
The Shops at Legacy: The Shops @ Legacy! Huge spread of pokestops, lots of people this weekend (so lots of lures). There’s a Marriott on the south side of the area with a pond where we caught several psyducks.
Attraction Pokéstops & Deals
Arlington Visitors Welcome Center: Stop by our Pokéstop in our Visitors Welcome Center, there might be an egg (we know we keep getting three poké balls every few minutes woo)! If you sign their guestbook,you’ll get a FREE APPETIZER coupon for Mellow Mushroom Pizza, which is also a Pokéstop!
Arlington: For a HUGE list of great spots in Arlington, go here!
AT&T Stadium: it has THREE GYMS!!! Outside of AT&T Stadium, there is a Pokéstop or two. Then take a tour of the stadium to obtain the stops inside!
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is offering multiple Pokemon-themed discounts and events throughout July. The Real World Pokemon and Guided Garden Trek will take place on July 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. and cost is $12 per person. Visitors will learn what real life plants inspired their favorite Pokemon characters, then search for the best areas to catch them in the garden. To accommodate Pokemon Go users, visiting hours will be expanded to 8 p.m. each day starting July 17. A special discount will be offered to groups of 10 children or more when admission is purchased ahead of time. Parking is free to all visitors after 3 p.m. each day and admission on Wednesdays is buy one, get one.
For addition Dallas Arboretum Discounts go here, or take advantage of the Groupon offer: $8 for Admission for 1 to Summer at the Arboretum at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden ($15 Value)
Dallas Zoo: The Dallas Zoo welcomes all Pokémon trainers. We want you to have a fun and especially safe time while looking for the elusive Pikachu or fighting to take over the giraffe statue gym for Team Mystic. Save using City Pass!
Putt-Putt: All Tarrant County Putt-Putt locations (Fort Worth, Hurst and Arlington) are offering $2 off a game of golf when mentioning Pokemon Go. The offer cannot be combined with other discounts.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! has two Pokéstops and a gym!
Six Flags Over Texas – there are three gyms and 26 stops.
Texas Rangers Games: There are THREE in Globe Life Park + 2 gyms! Check out our Ways to Save at Texas Rangers games here! Globe Life Park is a Pokéstop in itself, you can take a tour of Globe Life Park or attend a game there to get the two (or more) lurking inside. The Nolan Ryan Statue is a Pokéstop, and there’s also a mysterious “Classic Texas Rangers” Pokéstop.
Other Hot Spots:
American Airlines Center
Dallas Museum of Art
Area Meet Ups
Trophy Ranch in Fort Worth will host a Pokemon Go Bar Crawl, 2-10 p.m. July 23. Other participating bars include Reservoir, The Local, Landmark Bar & Kitchen, Varsity Tavern, The Whiskey Garden, Social House and American Pub. Cost is $20 and includes a signature bar crawl mug. 2800 Bledsoe, Suite 100, Fort Worth, 817-882-6966,http://thetrophyranch.com.
Pokemon Go Restaurant Deals
Sunday July 24th Brunch: Pokemon Edition at Trinity Groves: On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chino Chinatown will be setting lures every 30 minutes on the Pokestop located on their mural. They will also be getting into the spirit with a $5 Pikachug, a frozen cocktail composed of St Germain, bubbles and lemon juice.
Crunch Donut Factory in Arlington is offering special discounts and free menu items to Pokemon Go users Level 5 and up through Aug. 1. Customers who post a Pokemon selfie from inside the shop will receive 20 percent off their order. 3200 S. Cooper St., Suite #104, Arlington, 817-200-6790,
Olive Garden is offering a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert for Pokémon trainers who dine at the chain now through Sunday, July 24, 2016!
Heads up all you Pokemon Go fans! Amazon offers downloads of Pokémon Go: The Ultimate Hunter’s Guide 2016: An Unofficial Player’s Guide Kindle eBook for free.
That’s a $3 savings for this 24-page guide.