These are the special events that occur in Subway Surfers.

Wordy Weekend

Main Article: Wordy Weekend

Weekend Fun

The Weekend Fun Spraycan Award was introduced in the Venice 2015 edition.

Weekend Champion

The Weekend Champion Spraycan Award was introduced in the Greece 2015

Sales

Main Article: Coin and Key Sales

Sales are one of the most common events in Subway Surfers. When there is a sale, a certain in-app purchase's value will be increased. It happens in both Coin and Key in-app purchases.

Weekly Hunts

Main Article: Weekly Hunt

Weekly Hunts were perhaps the most popular event in Subway Surfers before being removed and replaced with Season Hunts during Marrakesh2020Logo.png. Similar to the Daily Challenge, the Weekly Hunt required the player to collect tokens (corresponding to the World Tour edition) to earn specific prizes (such as Score Boosters, Hoverboards, Keys, etc.).

Season Hunts

Main Article: Season Hunt

Season Hunts is an expanded version of weekly hunts. Instead of collecting tokens for each week, players have to collect tokens for the whole tour. Each season hunt contains one limited character with at least one of their outfits and at least one limited hoverboard. There are other prizes such as coins, keys, and mystery boxes.

Birthday Comeback

Main Article: Birthday Comeback

Birthday Comeback was an event that occured during Copenhagen Logo.png. It lasted for 21 days/3 weeks. Every day 3 returning characters will be offered a multiplier bonus.

Reappearances

Main Article: Reappearances

Sometimes, old expired characters reappear in the game, like Zombie Jake, Elf Tricky etc. They can be bought in 24 hours for real money. The current reappearances are: Zombie Jake, Elf Tricky, Jamie, Jay, Nick, Mina, Tony, Rosa, Roberto, Olivia, Harumi, Carmen, Edison, Coco, Wayne and Sun. The latest character reappearance was on 19th November 2014.

Tryouts

Main Article: Overboard Tryouts

Some overboard have been able to be tried out for 24 hours. They include Hot Rod, Lowrider and Bouncer.

Mega Jackpot Event

Main Article: Jackpot

Occasionally, a Mega Jackpot event will be held in the game where the jackpots in Mystery Boxes and Super Mystery Boxes will be increased to a higher amount. The regular jackpots will have 900,000 coins, and the super jackpots will have 1,500,000 coins. You can try to earn a jackpot by buying as many Mystery Boxes as you can. Like the other events, it will be held for 89 hours. The latest Mega Jackpot Event was Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2020.

Starting in Los Angeles Edition, Mega Jackpots are held every Tuesdays.

Super Mystery Box Mania

Main Article: Super Mystery Box Mania.

Rather than completing missions or Daily Challenges, you can collect Super Mystery Boxes in the game for free. Starting in Los Angeles Edition, the Super Mystery Box Mania event is only every Friday

Mystery Mondays

Main Article: Super Mysterizer.

Mystery Mondays were introduced in the New York Logo.png edition. This event occurs every Monday and introduces the Super Sterilizer, which transforms into a random item when collected.

Wild Wednesdays

Main Article: Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesdays was introduced in the New York 2014 edition. This event occurs every Wednesday (hence it's name), and have currently re-introduced Mega Jackpots.

Special Thursdays

These Special Thursdays was introduced in the Los Angeles edition. During this event, if you are using a certain character, you automatically activate a Score Booster on your run. Also, this event will be helpful to get Top Run high scores and Gold medals.

Fabulous Friday

Fabulous Friday was introduced in the Los Angeles edition. It is similar to Wild Wednesdays, but with the event held on Friday instead.

Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesday was introduced in the Los Angeles edition. It is similar to Wild Wednesdays, but with the event held on Tuesday instead.

Trivia

  • Since New York 2014 edition, events have been occured on every Wednesday.
  • Every time an event is held (excluding Weekly Hunts and Sales), there will be a tiny yellow box with a stopwatch on the top right side of the menu, tapping on it will show you the event held and the remaining time.
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