Starlight Celebration returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 15, 2023

The Starlight Celebration limited-time seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV from December 15th through December 31st, 2023. Subtitled “Ties to Remember”, a short scenario quest will be available in game with a variety of seasonal rewards. Limited time items from previous years’ iterations of the event can also be purchased from the Online Store at a discount.

Take a look at the event details below, and, while you’re here, check out where to unlock new content in Patch 6.5, which released on October 3, 2023. This patch continued main scenario with Growing Light, and concluded the alliance raid series Myths of the Realm. Further updates will include a final story update, a new Variant Dungeon, upgrades to weapons and tools, and additional side quests.

You can also check out the recent Live Letter detailing Patch 6.5 Growing Light and the recent announcement of the fifth expansion Dawntrail here.

“Wintry weather has settled in across the realm, and the citizens of Eorzea have begun preparing for this year’s Starlight Celebration. The time has come to deck the halls with festive decorations and delight others with heartfelt surprises─who will you remember during this season of giving?


Blue Starlight

Location: Speak to the Bearded Lady @ Old Gridania (X: 10.2, Y: 9.4)
Requires: Level 15, travel to Gridania.

“This Starlight Celebration volunteer is beaming at you. At least, you think so─their face is difficult to discern through such mighty facial hair.”

Start: December 15th, 2023 @ 12:00 AM (PST)
Stop: December 31st, 2023 @ 6:59 AM (PST)









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