My Pokémon Place: New Year

My Pokémon Place: New Year was a kid-centric website where players could play games, unlock downloadable activities such as coloring sheets, and decorate their home with Pokémon accessories.[1] The website was released on December 1, 2021, and remained accessible until early 2023 despite previously being planned to close on December 31, 2021.

My Pokémon Place: New Year
Pokémon Place New Year logo.png
Logo for My Pokémon Place: New Year
Basic info
Platform: PC, Mac, iOS, Android web browsers
Category: Minigames
Players: 1
Connectivity: None
Developer: The Pokémon Company International
Publisher: The Pokémon Company International
Part of: Generation VIII miscellaneous
Release dates
Japan: N/A
North America: December 1, 2021
Australia: December 1, 2021
Europe: December 1, 2021
South Korea: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Japanese: N/A
English: Game site


The website featured a village filled with Pokémon, buildings, and numbered circles which represented daily activities that could be completed. Activities ranged from watching videos, creating arts and craft, and reading short stories. New activities were unlocked each day as a countdown to the New Year.

Players could also decorate their room and loft with Pokémon, lights, and other decorations, and further interior decorations could be unlocked by completing activities. A post box in front of the home allowed the player to receive a new postcard each day. The camera icon in the house or town could be used to download a photo of the scene.

One hidden Pikachu could be found in the village each day.

The website could be played without logging in, but required the player to sign in with their Pokémon Trainer Club account to save the their progress each day.


Day Activity Description Image
1 Finding Friendship Short story about Oshawott and Eevee. The two become lost on their way to see the Pikachu-shaped snowman at the snowman meadow. They follow a set of footprints in the snow to find their way.  
2 Make a Snowman Decorating a snowman with accessories including a bowtie, hat and scarf. Players can choose from Pikachu, Squirtle, Slowpoke, Eevee and Diglett snowmen. The snowman will appear in front of the player's house upon completion.  
3 Layered Paper Art Holiday-themed Snorlax paper art made by coloring, cutting out and layering sheets of paper.  
4 Jingle Bells Animated video about Pikachu, Grookey, Sobble and Scorbunny as they ride on a Mudbray-driven sleigh through a snowing winterland to reach a Christmas tree.  
5 Music Maker Creating a piece of music using Pokémon and instruments as the music notes. Players can use one of three song templates or begin one from scratch. A jukebox will appear in the loft of the player's house upon completion.  
6 Apple Cider Recipe for apple cider.  
7 Luminaries Making a Glaceon-themed luminary.  
8 Magic Puzzle Three different puzzles featuring - 1) Walrein and Sealeo, 2) Stantler, Cubchoo and Cinccino, and 3) Beartic and Vanillish. Upon completing one, an artwork of Walrein and Sealeo will appear in the player's house.  
9 Snowflake Cutting Creating a Cryogonal-themed snowflake.  
10 The Missing Stocking Short story about Piplup and Torchic. As the two try to find Piplup's missing stocking, a sudden gust of wind causes the door to fly open. As the wind dies down, the missing stocking is found hanging in the previously empty spot over the fireplace.  
11 Stocking Maker Creating a stocking by customizing the color and pattern, and by decorating with Pokémon and trims. The completed stocking is displayed over the fireplace in the player's house.  
12 Snow Day Video of Ash's various Winter adventures. -
13 Postcard Maker Creating a postcard by selecting a background, and customizing the postcard with a border, message, holiday trim and Pokémon.  
14 Wrapping Paper: Winter Coloring in a winter and Pikachu-themed wrapping paper.  
15 Holiday Cheese Crackers Recipe for cheese crackers.  
16 Color by Number Three color by number sheets which can be colored in by clicking. The sheets feature - 1) Mamoswine and Vivillon, 2) Eevee, Deerling, and Piplup, and 3) Snorunt, Woobat, and Bergmite in the third. Upon completing one, an artwork of Eevee, Deerling and Piplup will appear in the loft of the player's house.  
17 Pokémon Catcher Coloring and folding a Pokémon-themed catcher. Instructions can be followed to fold the catcher in the correct order.  
18 Dance Along Video of dancing Bidoof, Slowpoke, and Magikarp. -
19 Snowflake Maker Creating a snowflake by selecting a template and then drawing lines in different directions and patterns. A snowflake will hang from the ceiling of the player's house upon completion.  
20 The Hungry Pichu Short story about a Trainer decorating a gingerbread house alongside a hungry Pichu and Rowlet. After completing the gingerbread house, Pichu eats the entire gingerbread in one gulp.  
21 Gingerbread House Decorator A gingerbread house design can be selected from three options, and decorated with frosting, candy, fruit, and Pokémon. The gingerbread houses will appear inside the house on top of the fireplace upon completion.  
22 Sweet Sugar Cookies Recipe for sugar cookies.  
23 Headband Meowth-themed headband made by coloring in and cutting out the template.  
24 Maze Three mazes which can be selected in easy, medium, or hard modes. The mazes feature - 1) Snover and Abomasnow, 2) Meowth and Murkrow, and 3) Boltund and Thievul. Upon completing one, an artwork of Snover will appear in the loft of the player's house.  
25 Bookmark Pokémon starter-themed bookmarks made by coloring in and cutting out templates.  
26 Snow Fun Video containing clips from various episodes featuring snow. -
27 Favorite Fudge Recipe for fudge.  
28 Pokémon Match A Pokémon matching pair memory game featuring Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Ninetales, Eevee, Lapras, Swinub, and Stantler.  
29 Coloring Page Coloring page featuring Beartic, Vanilluxe, and Galarian Darmanitan.  
30 Connect the Dots Three connect the dot activities featuring Glaceon, Arctozolt and Minccino. Upon completing one, an artwork of Glaceon will appear in the loft of the player's house.  
31 Special Delivery Short story about an Alolan Vulpix delivering a lost postcard addressed to its friend Snivy. As it walks towards town to deliver the postcard, it meets its friends Mudkip and Buneary who tag along.  


See also


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