List of Events | Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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This is a list of events in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for Nintendo Switch. Here you will find information about big events and activities in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, as well as event dates for the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. Come back often to learn about the next big event in Animal Crossing New Horizons!

Recent Event Information

Fireworks Shows

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For the second wave of summer update, Fireworks Shows are held every Sunday at 7 PM for the whole month of August for both Northern and Southern hemisphere players!

There are also new items and accessories you can win through Redd's Raffle, so join in the fun!

Fireworks Shows | How to Display Custom Design Fireworks

Visiting Special Characters

You will encounter special visiting characters as you progress through the game. Some of these characters organize or signal big events that are occurring or are about to occur on your island. When you see them, talk to them! They will tell you all about the big event and what you need to do to participate.

Special Visitors
C.J. icon.jpgC.J. Celeste icon.jpgCeleste Daisy Mae icon.jpg Daisy Mae Flick icon.jpg Flick
Gulliver icon.jpg Gulliver Harvey icon.jpg Harvey K.K. Slider icon.pngK.K. Slider Kicks icon.jpgKicks
Label icon.jpgLabel Leif icon.jpg Leif Luna thumb.pngLuna Mabel icon.png Mabel
ACNH - Pascal Icon (1).pngPascal ACNH - Pirate Gulliver Icon (1).pngPirate Gulliver Jolly Redd icon.jpgJolly Redd Saharah Icon.jpgSaharah
Wisp icon.jpgWisp
Seasonal Visitors
Cyrus Icon.pngCyrus Franklin icon.png Franklin Jack icon.png Jack Jingle icon.png Jingle
Pave icon.png Pavé Reese icon.pngReese Rover.pngRover Snowboy icon.jpgSnowboy
Zipper icon.pngZipper

List of Visiting Special Characters

Competitions

Fishing Tourney

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Catch as many fish as possible in 3 minutes!

Each season, C.J. will hold a Fishing Tourney. Catch as many fish as you can within 3 minutes to rack up points, and exchange them for exclusive Fish Swag!

C.J.'s Fishing Tourney Dates and Prizes Guide

Bug-Off

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Catch as many bugs as possible in 3 minutes!

Each month of summer, Flick will hold a Bug-Off. Make sure you have lots of trees and flowers so lots of bugs can appear for you to catch!

Flick's Bug-Off Dates and Prizes Guide

Seasonal Events

Here is a list of big events, organized by season.

Event Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere
Bamboo Grove Spring March 1 to May 30 September 1 to December 31
Cherry-Blossom SeriesCherry Blossom Festival April 1 to April 10 October 1 to October 10
Summer.jpg Summer June 1 to August 31 January 1 to March 31
Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.jpgSummer Solstice June 20 December 20
Fall.jpg Fall / Autumn September 1 to November 30 March 1 to May 30
Mushroom Series header (1).pngMushrooming Season November 1 to November 30 May 1 to May 31
Winter.jpgWinter December 1 to February 28 June 1 to August 31
Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.jpgWinter Solstice December 20 June 20

List of Seasons and Seasonal DIY Items

Monthly Events

Here are lists of big events, organized by month.

*Event and date is based on past games and has not been confirmed in ACNH.

March Events

Event Time Held
Spring Sports Fair* March 20 / 21
Shamrock Day* March 17

See the Full March To-Do List

April Events

Event Time Held
Fishing Tourney April 11
Bunny Day April 1 to April 12
Nature Day April 23 to May 4

See the Full April To-Do List

May Events

Event Time Held
May Day May 1 to May 7
Mother's Day May 10
International Museum Day May 18 to May 31

See the Full May To-Do List

June Events

Event Time Held
International Children's Day June 1
Wedding Season June 1 to June 30
Father's Day June 21
Bug-Off (Northern Hemisphere only) June 27

See the Full June To-Do List

July Events

Event Time Held
Fishing Tourney July 11
Bug-Off (Northern Hemisphere only) July 25

See the Full July To-Do List

August Events

Event Time Held
Fireworks Show Every Sunday
Founder's Day* August 21
Bug-Off (Northern Hemisphere only) August 29
Morning Aerobics All Month

See the Full August To-Do List

September Events

Event Time Held
Bug-Off (Northern Hemisphere only) September 26

See the Full September To-Do List

October Events

Event Time Held
Explorer's Day* 2nd Monday of October
Fishing Tourney October 10
Halloween October 31

See the Full October To-Do List

November Events

Event Time Held
Mayor's Day* 1st Tuesday of November
Officer's Day* November 11
Bug-Off (Southern Hemisphere only) November 21
Harvest Festival* 4th Thursday of November
Sale Day* 4th Friday of November

See the Full November To-Do List

December Events

Event Time Held
Bug-Off (Southern Hemisphere only) December 19
Toy Day December 23
Jingle Arrives December 24
New Year's Eve December 31

See the Full December To-Do List

January Events

Event Time Held
New Year's Day January 1
Bug-Off (Southern Hemisphere only) January 16
La-Di-Day* 2nd Saturday(Odd Number Only)
Fishing Tourney January 9
Yay Day* 4th Sunday
Flea Market* 4th Sunday

See the Full January To-Do List

February Events

Event Time Held
Groundhog's Day* February 2nd
Bug-Off (Southern Hemisphere only) 3rd Saturday
Valentine's Day* February 14
Flea Market* 4th Sunday

See the Full February To-Do List

Related Guides

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Related Links
Tips & Tricks Characters DIY
List of Fossils List of Flowers List of Tools
News and Updates Events Shops and Facilities
List of Bugs List of Fish
Custom Designs Message Boards

Animal Crossing Switch Wiki Guide

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12 Anonymousabout 1 month

There’s a firework show?

11 Anonymous5 months

do we need to be online for the events to read the months

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