Pokémon Go in Dallas and Fort Worth!
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 + more.
Also check Groupon, Living Social, and Ad Pages.
Popular Retail Pokéstops & Discounts
GameStop: Select GameStop locations around the DFW are now Pokéstops and gyms! Go HERE to find one near you.
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
Addison Circle Pavillion: Pogue Entertainment Group & Studio 7 Presents Pokémon Go Benefit Festival August 28th from 6-9pm. There will be $5 raffles for Pokémon Go merchandise, game coins and special items. Free lures, live entertainment and food trucks are just more reasons to attend this great event! All raffle proceeds go to benefit “Hearts of Maya” scholarship fund.
Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: Family Day is the first Saturday of every month. August 6th, they are featuring some neat information about samurai counterparts to your favorite Pokémon characters. This takes place between 1-3pm. There will even be prizes to trainers who catch Pokémon in the museum!
Pub Crawl: August 10th, High and Tight’s themed pub crawl is… you guessed it, Pokémon Go! Be sure to check out High and Tight, Twilite Lounge, Brick and Bones and Wits End for Pokéstops. There will even be drink specials! Get more information on their Facebook Page.
Pub Crawl Times:
High & Tight: 8:30pm-10pm
Twilite Lounge 10pm-11pm
Brick & Bones 11pm-12am
Wits End 12am-1am
Thunderbird Roller Rink: August 12th is PokeSkate: A Pokémon Party! Tickets can be purchased HERE, and need to be purchased in advance. They are $7 per person (2 and older). Skate rentals are an extra $2, but you can bring your own. Skating is not required. They will have charging stations for phones and free WiFi. Also included is fun 90’s music to skate to, prizes, games and more.
Klyde Warren Park: Pokéwalk Dallas will be from 4-9pm on August 27th. A pub crawl will finish out the night, for those left playing. This is a great way to meet some new Pokémon trainer friends!
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!
Trinity River Audubon: Get some walking in with hiking trails! There are 3 Pokéstops at the Trinity River Audubon, plus exhibit halls and more. It’s only $1 for admission. Be sure you stay on the trails while hunting! This deal is good for the entire month of August. Get more information HERE.
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 Dollar Days in August at the Arboretum offer some great fun! Get admission for just $1. Parking is only $5. And, $1 per person, check out the 8-acre Children’s Adventure Garden, too.
Pokémon players can enjoy over 30 Pokéstops and 3 gyms within a 66-acre area!
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
Check out Meetup.com for the Pokémon Go Club meet up schedule. You’ll be able to meet other locals and hunt together!
Pokémon Go Restaurant Deals
Daireds Salon and Spa Pangéa in Arlington is offering free menu items and discounts at their newly revamped Café Daireds for Pokemon Go users Level 5 and up. 2400 W. I-20, Arlington, 817-465-9797,
My Family’s Pizza (Preston Hollow) is offering free menu items to Pokemon Go users who are Level 3 or higher. 10720 Preston, Suite 1014, Dallas, 214-363-6122,
Pokémon Go Online Deals
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.
Here’s something different for Pokémon players! This Pokémon Pokéball with Pokémon inside is on sale right now for only $7.99! It’s normally $19.99 and a great way to start collecting some fun memories of this craze!
Pre-order this Pokewares Shield for Pokemon Go Plus for just $14.99!
This STrATO Pokeman Go Ball Portable Charger PokeCharge LED Power Bank Pocket Monster Balls is too cute! Grab one while they last for $35.99 and up your style while you hunt!
Are you searching endlessly for Pokémon on your bike? Cyclists (bikes and motorcycles) can score this Roam Co-Pilot Universal Bike Phone Mount for only $1.06 (or Black and Red for $11.98)!! This is compatible with iPhone 6/6s/Plus, 5/5s, Galaxy S4/S5S6 Edge and Note 5. Please be careful while hunting and riding!
Running around as a trainer means you’re burning calories, too, so take advantage! Track your fitness levels and keep track of them with a new Fitbit Flex for just $79.99.