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See all the things to do in March in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH), for the Nintendo Switch. These include all March events, new bugs and fish in March, bugs and fish leaving in March, sea creatures, March-exclusive recipes & items, and all March birthdays!

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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
3/1
Coco's Birthday
3/2
Barold's Birthday
3/3
Bonbon's Birthday
3/4
Anchovy's Birthday
3/5
Gala's Birthday
3/6
Chevre's Birthday
3/7
Molly's Birthday
3/8
Zucker's Birthday
3/9
Cyrano's Birthday
3/10
Judy's Birthday
3/11
Hopkins's Birthday
3/12
Midge's Birthday
3/13
Megan's Birthday
3/14
Dotty's Birthday
3/15
Julian's Birthday
3/16
Doc's Birthday
3/17
Cheri's Birthday
3/18
Dom's Birthday
3/19
Merengue's Birthday
3/20
Hornsby's Birthday
3/21
Elise's Birthday
3/22
Paula's Birthday
3/23
Axel's Birthday
3/24
Skye's Birthday
3/25
Billy's Birthday
Celia's Birthday
3/26
Fauna's Birthday
Louie's Birthday
3/27
Lolly's Birthday
3/28
Baabara's Birthday
3/29
Biff's Birthday
3/30
Felicity's Birthday
3/31
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 Sell Price Months and Time
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly Flying 160 Season:
March to June|September to October
Times:
4 AM to 7 PM
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly Flying 240 Season:
March to September
Times:
4 AM to 7 PM
4 Peacock Butterfly ImagePeacock Butterfly Flying 2500 Season:
March to June
Times:
4 AM to 7 PM
22 Mantis ImageMantis On flowers 430 Season:
March to November
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis On flowers 2400 Season:
March to November
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
24 Honeybee ImageHoneybee On flowers 200 Season:
March to July
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug On flowers 120 Season:
March to October
Times:
Any time
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug On flowers 1000 Season:
March to October
Times:
7 PM to 8 AM
43 Ladybug ImageLadybug On flowers 200 Season:
March to June|October
Times:
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 River - Clifftop 4 PM to 9 AM 1000
28 Char IconChar Medium ShadowMedium River - Clifftop 4 PM to 9 AM 3800
29 Golden Trout IconGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium River - Clifftop 4 PM to 9 AM 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 Sell Price Months and Time
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly Flying 4000 Season:
December to March|June to September
Times:
5 PM to 8 AM

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 River - Clifftop 4 PM to 9 AM 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 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!

Sea Creatures Available in March

All Sea Creatures Available in March

To see the complete list of sea creatures available in March, check out the following pages.

Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere
March Sea Creatures September Sea Creatures

New Sea Creatures Available in March

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

Name Shadow Size Time of Day Sell Price
19 Chambered Nautilus ImageChambered Nautilus Large Shadow SizeLarge 4 PM to 9 AM 1800
23 Firefly Squid ImageFirefly Squid Small Shadow SizeSmall 9 PM to 4 AM 1400
29 Spider Crab ImageSpider Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 10000

Sea Creatures Leaving in March

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

Name Shadow Size Time of Day Sell Price
27 Red King Crab ImageRed King Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 8000

March Exclusive DIY Recipes

Bamboo Noodle Slide DIY Recipe

Bamboo Noodle Slide ImageBamboo Noodle Slide
Recipe Availability February 25 - May 31
(Northern Hemisphere)
August 25 - November 30
(Southern Hemisphere)

If you missed it last month, you can still receive the Bamboo Noodle Slide DIY recipe from Isabelle. Collect all the Bamboo-themed DIY recipes to complete the Bamboo Series Furniture collection!

Bamboo Series Furniture & Item Recipes

March Exclusive Items

Young Spring Bamboo

Young Spring Bamboo IconYoung Spring Bamboo
Item Availability February 25 - May 31
(Northern Hemisphere)
August 25 - November 30
(Southern Hemisphere)

You can still harvest Young Spring Bamboo until May 31. Get as many as you can, as it will be needed to complete the Bamboo Series Furniture collection!

How to Get Young Spring Bamboos Fast

List of Villager Birthdays in March

Coco Image
Coco

(March 1)
Barold Image
Barold

(March 2)
Bonbon Image
Bonbon

(March 3)
Anchovy Image
Anchovy

(March 4)
Gala Image
Gala

(March 5)
Chevre Image
Chevre

(March 6)
Molly Image
Molly

(March 7)
Zucker Image
Zucker

(March 8)
Cyrano Image
Cyrano

(March 9)
Judy Image
Judy

(March 10)
Hopkins Image
Hopkins

(March 11)
Midge Image
Midge

(March 12)
Megan Image
Megan

(March 13)
Dotty Image
Dotty

(March 14)
Julian Image
Julian

(March 15)
Doc Image
Doc

(March 16)
Cheri Image
Cheri

(March 17)
Dom Image
Dom

(March 18)
Merengue Image
Merengue

(March 19)
Hornsby Image
Hornsby

(March 20)
Elise Image
Elise

(March 21)
Paula Image
Paula

(March 22)
Axel Image
Axel

(March 23)
Skye Image
Skye

(March 24)
Celia Image
Celia

(March 25)
Billy Image
Billy

(March 25)
Louie Image
Louie

(March 26)
Fauna Image
Fauna

(March 26)
Lolly Image
Lolly

(March 27)
Baabara Image
Baabara

(March 28)
Biff Image
Biff

(March 29)
Felicity Image
Felicity

(March 30)
Klaus Image
Klaus

(March 31)

Daily To-Do List

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

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