We are ever so close to Christmas and the weekly update time for GTA Online meaning snow should soon arrive for the Grand Theft Auto Festive Surprise 2021 event.

Grand Theft Auto 5 remains massively popular and there’s plenty for fans to enjoy. The Contract DLC starring Dr Dre has just with new music, cars, and weapons, and the next-gen upgrades for PS5 and Xbox Series X are scheduled for March 2022.

While the Dr Dre DLC is fantastic with lots of new content for fans to enjoy, it’s no surprise that everyone is awaiting the arrival of icy roads and snowballs.

Grand Theft Auto Online – Los Santos Tuners Launch Trailer

Grand Theft Auto Online – Los Santos Tuners Launch Trailer

When does it Snow in Grand Theft Auto Online 2021?

Snow might be coming to GTA Online for 2021 on December 23rd at the time of 02:00 PT, 05:00 ET, and 10:00 GMT.

It’s not guaranteed that white frost will arrive tomorrow, but Thursday is the usual update day for Grand Theft Auto. Although unconfirmed as of writing, it’s expected that the Festive Surprise event will release tomorrow as it’s the last chance before Christmas.

In addition, the wintry event has previously landed in the fourth week of December on Tuesday and Thursday. Below are some examples (via Fandom):

  • Holiday Bonuses 2020 – Tuesday, December 22nd
  • Festive Surprise 2019 – Thursday, December 19th
  • Festive Surprise 2018 – Tuesday, December 18th

While the Festive Surprise event may land tomorrow, it’s possible that snow could arrive anytime afterward as it’s sometimes random.

GTA Online Festive Surprise 2021

The Grand Theft Auto Festive Surprise event should bring wintry weather as well as free rewards.

You should get gifts just for logging into the game during the event, and below are the presents that were given for the Holiday Bonuses 2020:

  • The Vibrant Stitch Emissive Mask
  • The Red Bleeder Festive Sweater
  • The Green Cluckin’ Festive Sweater
  • The Tartan Livery for the Ocelot Ardent, Buckingham Akula and Karin Technical Custom
  • The Candy Cane Livery for the Comet Safari, HVY APC and HVY Insurgent Pick-Up Custom
  • A care package containing the Firework Launcher, 20 Firework Rockets, a full supply of Snacks and Armor, 25 Sticky Bombs, 25 Grenades, 10 Proximity Mines and 10 Molotovs
  •  Grotti Brioso 300

If you play Red Dead Redemption 2, know that some of the freebies in the wild west are available to claim right now.

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