For all of you who can't get enough of Pokémon, this is for you! The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a number of events from now through the fall so you can catch all those missing Pokémon characters.

The first Pokémon Catch ‘em All event will be held at Eastwood Park located at 3001 Parkwood Street on Friday, August 19, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Each event will offer prizes and giveaways, including Pokémon team hats. There will also be music, games, and charging stations provided.

Also, for the player who has the best picture with Pokémon in a participating park posted to the Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page using the hashtag #ParkemonEP will win a special prize.

Times and Dates:

  • Eastwood Park – 3001 Parkwood Dr.
  • Friday – August 19, 2016
  • 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Pueblo Viejo Park - 9300 Roseway St.
  • Friday – August 26, 2016
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Veteran’s Park – 5301 Salem Dr.
  • Saturday – August 27, 2016
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • San Jacinto Plaza – 111 W. Mills Ave.
  • Friday – September 16, 2016 (Part of the September 16th Celebration)
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Scenic Drive – Rim Rd to Wheeling St.
  • Sunday – September 25, 2015 (Part of Scenic Sundays)
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Dick Shinaut Park – 11701 Rufus Brijalba Dr.
  • Saturday – October 8, 2016
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Marty Robbins Park – 11600 Vista Del Sol Dr.
  • Saturday – October 22, 2016 (Part of El Paso Fun Fest)
  • 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

While playing Pokémon Go, please keep in mind some of the following safety tips provided by the El Paso Police Department:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and watch where you are going
  • Do not drive a vehicle, ride a bicycle or skateboard while playing
  • Do not trespass or enter onto property that is not yours
  • Do not go out alone and always take a friend.
  • Make sure somebody is aware of your whereabouts
  • If you play at night, only go to well-lit areas
  • Do not ring stranger’s door and ask to come in to catch a Pokémon