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See all the things you should not miss in March, in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). See the list of bugs and fish that are only available in March, and other events for the month of March!

March Events (Click to jump!)
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List of All Events

List of Events in March

March Event Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Coco's Birthday
Barold's Birthday
Bonbon's Birthday
Anchovy's Birthday
Gala's Birthday
Chevre's Birthday
Molly's Birthday
Zucker's Birthday
Cyrano's Birthday
Judy's Birthday
Hopkins's Birthday
Midge's Birthday
Megan's Birthday
Dotty's Birthday
Julian's Birthday
Doc's Birthday
Cheri's Birthday
Dom's Birthday
Merengue's Birthday
Hornsby's Birthday
Elise's Birthday
Paula's Birthday
Axel's Birthday
Skye's Birthday
Billy's Birthday
Celia's Birthday
Fauna's Birthday
Louie's Birthday
Lolly's Birthday
Baabara's Birthday
Biff's Birthday
Felicity's Birthday
Klaus's Birthday

Note: In the Southern Hemisphere seasonal events (excluding birthdays) take place in September.

Events from Past Games

The following list of events were available in the past games and there has been no confirmation of other events in March as of yet.

This will be updated as new information is released.

Event Time Held
Shamrock Day March 17

Bugs and Fish Available in March

All Bugs and Fish Available in March

To see the complete list of bugs and fish available in March, check out the following pages.

Northern Hemisphere
March Bugs March Fish
Southern Hemisphere
September Bugs September Fish

New Bugs and Fish Available in March

Check out the critters that have started appearing this March (Northern Hemisphere).

New Bugs Available in March

No. Name Location Months Time of Day
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly Flying March to June|September to October 4 AM to 7 PM
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly Flying March to September 4 AM to 7 PM
4 Peacock Butterfly ImagePeacock Butterfly Flying March to June 4 AM to 7 PM
22 Mantis ImageMantis On flowers March to November 8 AM to 5 PM
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis On flowers March to November 8 AM to 5 PM
24 Honeybee ImageHoneybee On flowers March to July 8 AM to 5 PM
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug On flowers March to October Any time
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug On flowers March to October 7 PM to 8 AM (Next Day)
43 Ladybug ImageLadybug On flowers March to June|October 8 AM to 5 PM

New Fish Available in March

Name Shadow Size Area Times Sell Price
14 Tadpole IconTadpole Tiny ShadowTiny Pond Any time 100
17 Loach IconLoach Small ShadowSmall River Any time 400
27 Cherry Salmon IconCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day) 1000
28 Char IconChar Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day) 3800
29 Golden Trout IconGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day) 15000
58 Barred Knifejaw IconBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 5000

Bugs and Fish Leaving in March

These critters will not be available until their next seasonal month so be sure not to miss them!

Bugs Leaving in March

No. Name Location Months Time of Day
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly Flying December to March|June to September 5 PM to 8 AM (Next Day)

Fish Leaving in March

Name Shadow Size Area Times Sell Price
1 Bitterling IconBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny River Any time 900
21 Yellow Perch IconYellow Perch Medium ShadowMedium River Any time 300
30 Stringfish IconStringfish Huge ShadowHuge Above the Cliff 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day) 15000
46 Sturgeon IconSturgeon Huge ShadowHuge River (Mouth) Any time 10000
47 Sea Butterfly IconSea Butterfly Tiny ShadowTiny Sea Any time 1000
77 Football Fish IconFootball Fish Large ShadowLarge Sea 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day) 2500

Note: These lists are based on Northern Hemisphere dates. In the Southern Hemisphere, these bugs and fish appear in September. We will continue to update this page. If you can provide any kind of verifiable info about bugs not shown in the list, be sure and send us a picture in the comments.

Last Chance for the Super Rare Stringfish

Before the end of March, you'll want to make sure you catch a Stringfish.

They can be caught at the top of a waterfall by using Fish Bait and are very rare!

March Exclusive DIY Recipes

No exclusive DIY recipes are currently available in March.

March Exclusive Items

No exclusive items are currently available in March.

List of Villager Birthdays in March

Coco Image

(March 1)
Barold Image

(March 2)
Bonbon Image

(March 3)
Anchovy Image

(March 4)
Gala Image

(March 5)
Chevre Image

(March 6)
Molly Image

(March 7)
Zucker Image

(March 8)
Cyrano Image

(March 9)
Judy Image

(March 10)
Hopkins Image

(March 11)
Midge Image

(March 12)
Megan Image

(March 13)
Dotty Image

(March 14)
Julian Image

(March 15)
Doc Image

(March 16)
Cheri Image

(March 17)
Dom Image

(March 18)
Merengue Image

(March 19)
Hornsby Image

(March 20)
Elise Image

(March 21)
Paula Image

(March 22)
Axel Image

(March 23)
Skye Image

(March 24)
Celia Image

(March 25)
Billy Image

(March 25)
Louie Image

(March 26)
Fauna Image

(March 26)
Lolly Image

(March 27)
Baabara Image

(March 28)
Biff Image

(March 29)
Felicity Image

(March 30)
Klaus Image

(March 31)

Daily To-Do List


To learn more about activities you could do every day or every week, check out our guide on Things to Do Every Day!
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