Fortnite Summer Escape event: Start date, quests & rewards



Fortnite Summer Escape event: Start date, quests & rewards

Published: 2023-07-06T05:39:00  ❘   Updated: 2023-07-06T17:09:39Epic Games

The annual Fortnite summer event, called Summer Escape this year, is here and brings beachy vibes to Chapter 4 Season 3. All the details, including the start time, quests, and rewards, are listed below.

Fortnite’s annual events have been a staple of the game since its beginning, providing players with new content and gameplay as well as the chance to obtain cosmetics based around the event. Annual events in Fortnite include the terrifying Fortnitemares, the festive Winterfest, the colorful Spring Breakout, and the refreshing Summer event, which brings beachy vibes to the island.

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Summer Escape, which is the summer event of Chapter 4 Season 3, is now live in the game. Dropping onto the island, which consists summer-themed décor and introduces players to new content and goodies can now be seen.

The files for this event were added with v25.11 of the game, so here’s everything you need to know about its start time, related quests, and rewards you can get in Fortnite.


Start Date and Time of Fortnite Summer Escape EventAll Summer Escape Event Quests in FortniteHow to get free Summer Escape rewards in Fortnite

When does the Summer Escape event begin in Fortnite?

The Summer Escape event went live in-game on July 4, 2023 at 9 AM ET globally. The files for the same were decrypted and were simply added to the game without any major content update as such.

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Similar to the previous iterations of the event like the 2022 Summer Splash event in Chapter 3, there are certain content changes that have been made to the game including new items, consumables as well as summer-themed décor spread across the map.

The event has been announced to conclude on July 18, 2023, when the next big content update of Chapter 4 Season 3 hits the game.

All Summer Escape Event Quests

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The Summer Escape event consists of exciting quests for players to complete around the Chapter 4 Season 3 island.

The Summer Escape event has brought several themed quests that requires players to accomplish a set of tasks related to the content added to the game. These quests are divided into three phases that will each be available for a limited time to players and will release gradually.


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Each wave of these quests will release until July 16, 2023 and will expire in a specific time designated to them.

The Quench Quests

The Quench Quests went live in-game on July 4, 2023 and will be available in-game for players to complete until July 7.  Here are all the challenges and rewards associated with the questline and the reward you can get from each quest:

Gain Shields (200) 30,000 XP
Collect an apple, banana and coconut (3) 30,000 XP
Report back to Purradise Meowscles (1) Nanners Wrap
Damage opponents within 45s of getting out of the water after swimming (100) 30,000 XP
Swim distance at Sunswoon Lagoon (75) 30,000 XP
Eat ice cream cones (5) 30,000 XP
Break slap barrels or slurp barrels (10) 30,000 XP
Eliminate an opponent while under the effects of Frozen or Spicy Ice Cream Cone (1) 30,000 XP
Restore health (200) 30,000 XP
Search chests (7) 30,000 XP
Sprint while under the effects of slap (200) 30,000 XP
Collect rare or better weapons (3) 30,000 XP

Lagoon Party Quests

The Lagoon Party Quests will be go live in-game on July 8, 2023 and will expire on July 11, 2023. We’ll update this section as soon as they are live.

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Make An Entrance Quests

The Make An Entrance Quests will be go live in-game on July 12, 2023 and will expire on July 16, 2023. We’ll update this section as soon as they are live.

Additionally, the much-awaited Purradise Meowscles quests went live during the event on July 6, 2023, which Battle Pass owners can complete to grab the exclusive skin for free.

We will keep you updated with new quests as they go live in-game during the event.

How to get free Summer Escape rewards in Fortnite

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Players will need to complete the event-themed quests to unlock free rewards in the game.

Players will need to complete special summer-themed quests in order to claim some free rewards that have arrived with Summer Escape. The rewards consists of special cosmetic items as well as generous amounts of XP that can help players level up faster across their Battle Pass.

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Here are all the rewards that you can get upon completing the event:

Complete The Quench Quests Nanners Wrap
Complete Lagoon Party Quests Treezy Back Bling
Complete Make An Entrance Quests Blossom Drop Contrail
Complete 14 Summer Escape Quests Wild Fronds Back Bling
Complete 18 Summer Escape Quests Bugsy Glider
Complete 24 Summer Escape Quests Toasted Coconut Emote and the Lagoon Escape Loading Screen
Destroy 10 stones Artifact Axe Pickaxe
Mantle within 30 seconds of busting through a door Starry Sea Wrap

Additionally Fortnite Crew subscribers who log into Fortnite anytime during the Summer Escape event will receive a bonus Nanner Buddy Back Bling (with a Tropical selectable style).

So there you have it – that’s all you need to know about the Summer Escape Event in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3!

Make sure to visit our dedicated Fortnite page for all the latest updates, and check out some more guides below:

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