October 2020 Calendar - Pokemon Go Events

October Pokemon Go Events
This is the October 2020 Pokemon Go event and quest calendar, listing all the major events in the game. I've tried to make this schedule as simple and quick to read as possible. If you have any additional dates to add, please put them in the comments. The calendar is updated as additional information comes out.

All times given in your local time.

Oct. 1 - Oct. 12:  Go Battle League season 4 - the Ultra League competition continues from September. Guides:
Oct. 2 - Oct. 9  Moltres appears in Legendary raids.

Oct. 6, 6:00 PM:  Spotlight Hour, featuring World Cap Pikachu and 2x catch XP. Also check the complete Spotlight Hour guide.

Oct. 9 - Oct. 23  Giratina Origin Form appears in Legendary raids.

Oct. 9 - Oct. 12  Fall Theme Event, with Berry Power; Berries have 2x power.

Oct. 12 - Oct. 26:  Go Battle League Season 4 - Master League competition levels played.  In addition, Premier Cup is running, which does not allow you to put any Legendary or Mythical Pokémon on your teams.

Oct. 13, 6:00 PM:  Spotlight Hour, featuring the original cap Picachu and 2x catch candy. 

Oct. 17, 11:00 AM through 5:00 PM: Community day featuring Charmander, who evolves into Charizard. Go to the Community Day guide for all the details for this month's Community Day. 

Oct. 20, 6:00 PM:  Spotlight Hour, featuring Shuppet and 2x transfer candy.

Oct. 25 (8:00 AM - 10:00 PM) Halloween Ghost-Type Pokemon Event.

Oct. 26 - Nov. 3:  Halloween Cup in Go Battle League:
  • Poison, Ghost, Bug, Dark and Fairy-type Pokémon allowed. 
  • 1,500 CP limit.
  • Reward encounters with Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle in Halloween costumes.
Oct. 27, 6:00 PM:  Spotlight Hour, featuring Duskull and 2x evolution XP.