Winter's Feast

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For the non-event, seasonal mechanic posterior to Autumn, see Winter.
Happy Winter's Feast!


Winter's Feast is a Christmas-themed event in Don't Starve Together, introduced in A New Reign that first took place during the Winter Holiday Season 2016.

Winter's Feast Dates
Year Starting Date End Date
2016 December 15, 2016 January 5, 2017
2017 December 18, 2017 January 8, 2018
2018 December 6, 2018 January 24, 2019
2019 December 12, 2019[1] January 23, 2020[2]
2020 December 3, 2020[3] January 6, 2021
2021 December 16, 2021 January 27, 2022
2022 December 8, 2022 January 19, 2023

During the event, many exclusive features are available for players to enjoy, such as Winter Holiday-themed Skins, Winter Foods, craftable Gifts and Gift Wraps, Festive Tree Planters, Winter's Feast Trees, and a variety of Winter Ornaments.

In 2018 and 2020, the Winter's Feast Lantern Skin was given upon opening the game during this event.

In 2019, the Ice Fishing Rod Skin was given upon opening the game during this event.

Players can revisit this event by setting Events to Winter's Feast in the world creation menu. However, event-only skins will be disabled when revisiting the event.

Exclusive Features




Craftable Things

Winter Foods


Winter's Feast Cooking Food


Cosmetic Changes

During the Winter's Feast there are also certain cosmetic changes that occur which reskin aspects of the game but do not affect gameplay functionality at all.

Boss skins

Bearger, Moose/Goose, Moslings, and Dragonfly all gain special skins for the duration of Winter's Feast. Deerclops also gains a unique skin, but unlike the other bosses, Deerclops also obtains a new attack during the event.

Loading screens

Exclusive loading screens are added to the game for the duration of the Winter's Feast event. For the years 2016 - 2020, each of the loading screens were unique to that year. In 2021, the 2016 Winter's Feast loading screens were used.

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  • According to the characters, Winter's Feast is referred to as a holiday similar to Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah.
  • This event was first released as a sneak preview in the A New Reign beta branch, and other key features were added later on.
  • The Festive Tree Planter used to be found in the Food Tab before it was moved to the Structures Tab.
  • Klaus and his Gem Deer were added with the Winter's Feast event.
  • This is the second Event added to Don't Starve Together, the first one being Hallowed Nights.
  • During the time of the event, the theme in the main menu of Don't Starve Together is replaced by an instrumental version of the "Starver's Carol".
  • The Winter's Feast Cooking filter was originally a crafting tab called "Feast". It was changed to a filter after the March 2022 QoL update.

Cultural References

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The Winter's Feast main menu theme.