ARK: Winter Wonderland 2023

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This article is about the Winter Wonderland 2023 event on ARK: Survival Ascended. For Winter Wonderland event on ARK: Survival Evolved, see ARK: Winter Wonderland.

ARK: Winter Wonderland 2023
Winter Wonderland 2023.jpg

The winter-themed holiday event on ARK with boosted server rates on the official server, event creatures, wild creature colors, items, cosmetics, and Chibi-Pets.

Start date
December 21st, 2023
End date
January 7th, 2024

ARK: Winter Wonderland 2023 is the Christmas in-game event in 2023[1] for  ARK: Survival Ascended. It is the sequel to ARK: Winter Wonderland 7 in 2022 for  ARK: Survival Evolved. It features  Raptor Claus sailing across the star-filled night sky, dropping off high-end loot as well as  Mistletoe and  Coal that you can trade to various new creatures for skins, costumes, items or new Chibi-Pets.

This event can be manually activated:

  • For Single-player and Self-host by searching Winter Wonderland in the ARK Mod list and install it, then activate it in the Available Mods menu.
  • For Unofficial servers by adding -mods=ID to the server command-line launch argument.




  • ActualBlack
  • Cyan
  • DeepPink
  • Dino Dark Purple
  • Mint
  • Lavender
  • Dino Light Purple
  • Dino Light Blue
  • DragonGreen0
  • Jade
  • PineGreen
  • SpruceGreen
  • DarkMagenta
  • Glacial
  • PowderBlue
  • Teal
  • DarkViolet
  • Red
  • Green
  • Light Grey
  • Light Red
  • Dark Red
  • Dino Light Red
  • Dino Light Green
  • Dino Medium Green
  • Dino Albino
  • NearWhite
  • Yellow


New Creatures
  • Santa's Big Helper Yeti - Drops  Coal and  Mistletoe.
  • Abominable Snowman - Drops Coal and Mistletoe.
  • Pegomastax Grouch - Drops Coal and Mistletoe. Steals  Gift Boxes in return for a special reward.
  • Wild Rideable Reindeer - Drops Coal and Mistletoe. Can be fed  Rockarrot and ridden for additional drop amounts.

Event Items

These items can be obtained during the event:


New Chibi-Pets
  • RaptorClaus
  • Hyaenadeer


Following items from previous Winter Wonderland editions can also be crafted in the  Smithy during this event:

New Skins
  • Krampus Costume[2]
  • Santa's Workshop Smithy Skin
  • Festive Forge Skin


New Emotes
  • Shiver Emote
  • Snow Angel Emote




Image Event Start Date End Date
Happy New Year.jpg ARK: Happy New Year! January 1st, 2022 January 1st, 2022
ARK Love Evolved 3.jpg ARK: Love Evolved 3 February 9th, 2022 February 16th, 2022
Eggcellent Adventure 7.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure 7 April 11th, 2022 April 25th, 2022
7th Anniversary.jpg ARK: 7th Anniversary June 2nd, 2022 June 6th, 2022
Summer Bash 2022.jpg ARK: Summer EVO July 1st, 2022 July 26th, 2022
PAX Party.jpg ARK: PAX Party September 2nd, 2022 September 12th, 2022
Fear Evolved 6.jpg ARK: Fear Evolved 6 October 19th, 2022 November 2nd, 2022
Extra Life 2021.jpg ARK: Extra Life 2022 November 5th, 2022 November 6th, 2022
Turkey Trial 6.jpg ARK: Turkey Trial 6 November 22nd, 2022 December 7th, 2022
Winter Wonderland 7.jpg ARK: Winter Wonderland 7 December 14th, 2022 January 5th, 2023

Image Event Start Date End Date
Happy New Year.jpg ARK: Happy New Year! January 1st, 2021 January 1st, 2021
ARK Love Evolved 2.jpg ARK: Love Evolved 2 February 11th, 2021 February 18th, 2021
Eggcellent Adventure 6.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure 6 March 31st, 2021 April 14th, 2021
Summer Bash 2021.jpg ARK: Summer Bash 2021 June 30th, 2021 July 21st, 2021
Fear Evolved 5.jpg ARK: Fear Evolved 5 October 26th, 2021 November 9th, 2021
Extra Life 2021.jpg ARK: Extra Life 2021 November 6th, 2021 November 7th, 2021
Turkey Trial 5.jpg ARK: Turkey Trial 5 November 23rd, 2021 December 7th, 2021
ARK WinterWonderland 6.jpg ARK: Winter Wonderland 6 December 14th, 2021 January 6th, 2022

Image Event Start Date End Date
Valentine.jpg ARK: Valentine's Day February 14th, 2016 February 22nd, 2016
Eggcellent.jpg ARK: Eggcellent Adventure March 25th, 2016 March 31st, 2016
Survival Devolved.png ARK: Survival Devolved April 1st, 2016 April 2nd, 2016
Ark Awesome Anniversary.jpg ARK: Awesome Anniversary June 2nd, 2016 June 13th, 2016
ARKdependence.jpg ARKdependence Day July 3rd, 2016 ?
Fear Evolved 2.jpg ARK: Fear Evolved 2 October 28th, 2016 November 6th, 2016
ARK- Turkey Trial.jpg ARK: Turkey Trial 2 November 15th, 2016 for Xbox
November 24th, 2016 for PC
December 1st, 2016
Ark Winter Wonderland.png ARK: Winter Wonderland 2 December 23th, 2016 December 30th, 2016
New Year's.jpg New Year's on ARK December 31st, 2016 January 1st, 2017


Mods review of which Winter Wonderland 2023.