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All WoW Micro-Holiday Events 2023: Dates & Content

Learn about all the Micro-Holidays in World of Warcraft (WoW) that players can enjoy, including exact dates for 2023 and official content descriptions.
All WoW Micro-Holiday Events 2023: Dates & Content

In World of Warcraft (WoW), there are several significant holiday events, from Love is in the Air to the Lunar festival and much more. However, there are also small micro-holiday events each year, and 2023 is no different.

With this guide, you can mark your calendars for every single World of Warcraft micro-holiday event across Azeroth in 2023. These include unique activities, fun rewards, and more, so let's get started before you miss out on one!

Update on 9 August 2023: We've updated this article with the latest information about Micro-Holiday events in WoW Dragonflight for 2023.

WoW Micro-Holiday Events: Dates & Content

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In the Luminous Luminaries Micro-Holiday for WoW, you can help to research the creatures before they disappear into the deep sea once again! (Picture: Blizzard)

From the Ungoro Madness taking you to the infamous crater to a free T-Shirts day and, yes, even an Auction House Dance Party, there are over a dozen Micro-Holidays to look forward to throughout the year.

Below, you can find all the WoW Dragonflight Micro-Holiday events for 2023, complete with exact dates and official content descriptions. We've also noted the ones that have already been completed and the next upcoming Micro-Holiday event for your convenience.

Call of the Scarab - 21 to 23 January 2023 (Completed):

To commemorate the first ringing of the Scarab Gong on January 23, 2006, players will be able to relive a portion of the Ahn’Qiraj gate opening by collecting items for turn-in. The winning faction will then be able to claim bragging rights and have their faction flag hang over the gates until the next Call of the Scarab micro-holiday event. Players who are in a different phase can speak to Rhonormu near the Scarab Gong to enter the correct event phase.

Hatching of the Hippogryphs - 23 February (Completed):

Those who head to Feralas will be able to bear witness to the yearly hatching of the hippogryphs. You may even make a little friend for the day.

Ungoro Madness - 17 to 19 March (Completed):

Dinosaurs are running amok in Un’Goro. Help quell the rampage, and you’ll be awarded some temporary evolution buffs.

March of the Tadpoles - 5 April (Completed):

Each year, the Winterfin murlocs allow their tadpoles free reign over their village. You can make a difference by adopting your favorite, feeding it, and protecting it from nearby predators.

Volunteer Guard Day - 28 April (Completed):

Step into the shoes of a guard in the major cities with a /salute and you’ll get to serve and protect the city just like them. Stay vigilant and watch out for any invaders.

Spring Balloon Festival - 10 to 12 May (Completed):

Several of Azeroth’s characters – some of whom you might recognize – are giving tours of Azeroth in their hot air balloons. You’ll enjoy their commentary and interact with other citizens as you take in the scenery.

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Take to the skies with the WoW Spring Balloon Festival Micro-Holiday event. (Picture: Blizzard)

Glowcap Festival - 27 May (Completed):

Head to Sporeggar in Zangarmarsh, collect some rare mushrooms, and help the sporelings heal the great mushroom, Fshoo. You’ll gain a bit of Sporeggar reputation for helping them out.

Thousand Boat Bash - 6 to 8 June (Completed):

Thousand Needles is where the biggest bash on boats can be found in Azeroth. It’s a chance to unwind a little, away from the ongoing conflicts in Azeroth.

Luminous Luminaries - 13 July (Completed):

GG Engineering has discovered luminescent creatures in the depths of Vashj'ir. They need your help to research the creatures before they disappear into the deep sea once again!

Auction House Dance Party - 22 July (Completed):

The main auction houses in Orgrimmar and Stormwind have been cleaned out and turned into dance parties for the day! Crowd on in and show some faction pride!

Free T-shirt Day - 16 August (Coming up next):

Vendors have been spotted in several locations throughout Azeroth selling t-shirts for... FREE!!! There are even rumors of entertainers launching free secondhand shirts in capital cities!

Moonkin Festival - 12 November:

A wonderful celebration of all things Moonkin is happening today in Moonglade. Stop by and see what you can learn!

Wanderer's Festival - 7 December:

Celebrate and honor Liu Lang and Shen-zin Su at Turtle Beach in Krasarang Wilds. It is a time for contemplation and song!

So there you have it, all the Micro-Holiday events in WoW Dragonflight, with their official content descriptions and exact dates for 2023. We will endeavor to update this article if anything changes or when next year's dates get revealed.


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