How to get the 2020 Glider in Fortnite

Set off fireworks and earn yourself the 2020 Glider in Fortnite!

New year, new items to pick up in Fortnite. If you’re like us, you’ve probably seen the new 2020 Glider being used by players in Fortnite. If you’ve yet to add it to your inventory of items and cosmetics, we’re dropping in to help you out. Below, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining how you can get the 2020 Glider in Fortnite!

How to get the 2020 Glider in Fortnite

Complete the Frozen Fireworks challenge to unlock the 2020 Glider in Fortnite.
Complete the Frozen Fireworks challenge to unlock the 2020 Glider in Fortnite.
© Epic Games
  • Visit the Winterfest Lodge.
  • Select the stocking and unlock the Frozen Fireworks challenge.
  • Complete the Frozen Fireworks challenge by setting off fireworks at one of three beach locations in Fortnite.
  • Earn the 2020 Glider as a reward!

The 2020 Glider is a new cosmetic item recently added to Fortnite. What’s nice about this particular Glider is that you won’t need to use up your V-Bucks to purchase it. Instead, you can earn the 2020 Glider for free in Fortnite, provided you complete a few specific tasks. So, what are these tasks and how do you complete them?

First, you’ll need to select the snowflake icon from the Fortnite menu and pay a visit to the Winterfest Lodge. Inside the Winterfest Lodge, you’re able to interact with an array of festive items. While you’re inside the Winterfest Lodge, make sure you select the stocking hanging by the fireplace and open it up to unlock a few key Winterfest Challenges.

Land on one of three beach locations, set off a frozen firework, and complete your match to unlock the 2020 Glider in Fortnite!
Land on one of three beach locations and set off a frozen firework to unlock the 2020 Glider in Fortnite!
© Epic Games

Note that you can also open presents in the Winterfest Lodge that include other cool Gliders like the Treefall and Millenium Falcon. After opening the stocking in the Winterfest Lodge, you’ll want to start with the Frozen Fireworks challenge which tasks you with setting off fireworks at one of three different beach locations (Sweaty Sands, Craggy Cliffs, Dirty Docks).

The fireworks are already set up at these locations, meaning all you need to do is interact with them in order to set them off. You only need to do this once so you can land at Sweaty Sands as seen in the image above, set off a frozen firework, and continue about your match as usual. By completing the Frozen Fireworks challenge, you’ll earn the 2020 Glider in Fortnite.

The Frozen Fireworks challenge and 2020 Glider are only available until January 7, meaning you’ll want to load up Fortnite as soon as you possibly can. As long as you visit the Winterfest Lodge and complete the Frozen Fireworks challenge, you should have no trouble getting the 2020 Glider in Fortnite!

Now that you know how to get the 2020 Glider in Fortnite, be sure to check out some of our previous guides including where to find lightsabers in Fortnite, how to use the harpoon gun in Fortnite, and how to fish in Fortnite.  

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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