Fortnite Summer Escape event: Start date, quests & rewards

Rishabh Sabarwal
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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.

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.


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.

Fortnite Summer Escape Start Date

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.

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 Time Quests

The Lagoon Party Time Quests went live in-game on July 8, 2023 and will be available in-game for players to complete until July 11.  Here are all the challenges and rewards associated with the questline and the reward you can get from each quest:

Deal damage to wildlife (50)30,000 XP
Collect fish from fishing spots in a single match (3)30,000 XP
Outlast players (200)30,000 XP
Pet tamed wolves or boars in different matches (2)30,000 XP
Reveal opponents with Flare Gun or Firework Flare Gun (7)30,000 XP
Eliminate opponents (7)30,000 XP
Destroy stones (10)Artifact Axe Pickaxe
Ride wildlife to Sunswoon Lagoon (1)30,000 XP
Light a campfire (1)30,000 XP
Emote by a lit campfire (1)Treezy Back Bling
Collect fireflies (4)30,000 XP
Light campfires in different matches (3)30,000 XP

Make An Entrance Quests

The Make An Entrance Quests went live in-game on July 12, 2023 and will be available in-game for players to complete until July 16.  Here are all the challenges and rewards associated with the questline and the reward you can get from each quest:

Use a launchpad at Sunswoon Lagoon (1)30,000 XP
Travel distance while gliding (100)Blossom Drop Contrail
Damage opponents while sliding or crouching (200)30,000 XP
Destroy objects while driving a vehicle (40)30,000 XP
Mantle within 30s of busting through a door (1)Starry Sea Wrap
Damage opponents from above (200)30,000 XP
Swim distance within 5s after bouncing on an umbrella or tires (1)30,000 XP
Slide distance at Sunswoon Lagoon (50)30,000 XP
Damage opponents with explosive weapons (150)30,000 XP
Fly 100 meters in the air in a vehicle (100)30,000 XP
Destroy structures (30)30,000 XP

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.

How to get free Summer Escape rewards in Fortnite

Fortnite Summer Escape Rewards
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.

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

Complete The Quench QuestsNanners Wrap
Complete Lagoon Party QuestsTreezy Back Bling
Complete Make An Entrance QuestsBlossom Drop Contrail
Complete 14 Summer Escape QuestsWild Fronds Back Bling
Complete 18 Summer Escape QuestsBugsy Glider
Complete 24 Summer Escape QuestsToasted Coconut Emote and the Lagoon Escape Loading Screen
Destroy 10 stonesArtifact Axe Pickaxe
Mantle within 30 seconds of busting through a doorStarry 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!

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