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

February Checklist (Click to jump!)
Calendar Bugs & Fish Sea Creatures DIY Recipes
Items Birthdays Daily To-dos -

List of All Events

List of Events in February

February 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
2/1
Bill's Birthday
2/2
Groundhog Day
Jitters's Birthday
2/3
Olivia's Birthday
2/4
Lily's Birthday
2/5
Penelope's Birthday
2/6
Annalisa's Birthday
2/7
Boomer's Birthday
2/8
Frobert's Birthday
2/9
Cleo's Birthday
Flora's Birthday
2/10
Stitches's Birthday
2/11
Pompom's Birthday
2/12
Drago's Birthday
2/13
Ribbot's Birthday
2/14
Valentine's Day
Muffy's Birthday
2/15
Festivale
Kitty's Birthday
2/16
Anabelle's Birthday
2/17
Dobie's Birthday
2/18
Dora's Birthday
2/19
Freckles's Birthday
2/20
Sprinkle's Birthday
2/21
Puck's Birthday
2/22
Avery's Birthday
2/23
Pate's Birthday
2/24
Anicotti's Birthday
2/25
Hamphrey's Birthday
2/26
Sheldon's Birthday
2/27
Rosie's Birthday
2/28
Naomi's Birthday

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

February 1 - February 14: Buy Valentine's Day Items

ACNH - Valentine

February 14th is Valentine’s Day! Send someone you love something sweet with a Chocolate Heart or a Heart-shaped Bouquet.

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

January 25 - February 2: Buy Setsubun Item

ACNH - Setsubun Items - Bean-Tossing Kit.png

“Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi!” Ward of demons with Bean-Tossing Kit available on the Setsubun holiday!

You can purchase your Kits on the Nook Shopping app from January 25 - February 2.

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

January 25 - February 2: Buy Groundhog Day Item

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You can celebrate Groundhog Day with your favorite mole! The Resetti Model will be available on the Nook Shopping app from January 25 to February 2.

Resetti Model Price and Details

February 10 - February 17: Buy Lunar New Year Items

ACNH - Chinese New Year Items.png

The best thing about New Year's is that it doesn't come just once! “Gong Xi Fa Cai!”

You can purchase the Lunar New Year Decoration and the Lucky Red Envelope from February 10 to February 17 on the Nook Shopping app!

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

February 10 - February 17: Buy Seollal Items

ACNH - Seollal Korean New Year Items.png

“Saehae bok mani badeuseyo!” Spread the good fortune with some Sebaetdon for the Seollal season!

Wrap Bells with the Bokjumeoni Lucky Pouch, availble at the Nook Shopping app from February 10 to February 17!

How to Use the Bokjumeoni Lucky Pouch

January 15 - February 15: Buy Big Game Celebration Items

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Villagers, get into your positions! You can cheer for your favorite footbal team with the seasonal Cheer Megaphones and Football Rug from Nook Shopping!

The items will be available from January 15 to February 15 on the Nook Shopping app.

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

February 15: Festivale Event

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Event Duration February 15, 2021

Festivale is on February 15, 2021! Join Pavé at the plaza and dance the day away!

You can also deck out your island into the perfect party palace with Festivale Furniture and Festivale Clothes available at Nook's Cranny and Able Sisters!

Festivale Event Guide

February 25 - March 3: Buy Hinamatsuri Festival Items

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Decorate your island with toy dolls as the Hinamatsuri festival comes around on March 3rd!

You can start preparing your island for the big day from February 25 to March 3!

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

Bugs and Fish Available in February

All Bugs and Fish Available in February

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

Northern Hemisphere
February Bugs February Fish
Southern Hemisphere
August Bugs August Fish

New Bugs and Fish Available in February

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

New Bugs Available in February

No. Name Rarity & Location Sell Price Months and Time
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle ★★★☆☆

On the ground
1,500 Season:
February to October
Times:
All Day

New Fish Available in February

Northern Hemisphere
No Fish here!
<td class="center">There are no new fish for Northern Hemisphere in February.</td>


Bugs and Fish Leaving in February

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

Bugs Leaving in February

No. Name Rarity & Location Sell Price Months and Time
11 Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing ★☆☆☆☆

Flying
2,500 Season:
December to February, April to September
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
35 Damselfly ImageDamselfly ★☆☆☆☆

On the ground
500 Season:
November to February
Times:
All Day
50 Dung Beetle ImageDung Beetle ★★☆☆☆

On snowballs
3,000 Season:
December to February
Times:
All Day

Fish Leaving in February

Name Shadow Size Area Times Sell Price
25 Pond Smelt IconPond Smelt Small ShadowSmall River Any time 400
54 Blowfish IconBlowfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea 9 PM to 4 AM 5000

Note: These lists are based on Northern Hemisphere dates. In the Southern Hemisphere, these bugs and fish appear in August. 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.

Sea Creatures Available in February

All Sea Creatures Available in February

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

Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere
February Sea Creatures August Sea Creatures

New Sea Creatures Available in February

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

Name Rarity Time of Day Sell Price

Sea Creatures Leaving in February

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

Name Rarity Time of Day Sell Price
4 Sea Pig ImageSea Pig ★★★★★
Medium Shadow Size
4 PM to 9 AM 10000
13 Oyster ImageOyster ★★☆☆☆
Medium Shadow Size
Anytime 1100
31 Sweet Shrimp ImageSweet Shrimp ★★☆☆☆
Medium Shadow Size
4 PM to 9 AM 1400
40 VenusVenus' Flower Basket ★★★★★
Medium Shadow Size
Anytime 5000

February Exclusive DIY Recipes

Snowflake Wreath DIY Recipe

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Recipe Availability December 11 - February 24
(Northern Hemisphere)
June 11 - August 24
(Southern Hemisphere)

If you missed it in December and in January, this is your last chance to receive the Snowflake Wreath DIY recipe from Isabelle. Collect all the Snowflake-themed DIY recipes to complete the items from the Ice (Frozen) Series Furniture and Snowflake Series Furniture collections!

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)

Once, starting February 25 to May 31 in the Northern Hemisphere (August 25 to November 30 in the Southern Hemisphere), you will 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

February Exclusive Items

Last Month to Catch Snowflakes

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Item Availability December 11 - February 24
(Northern Hemisphere)
June 11 - August 24
(Southern Hemisphere)

When Winter ends on February 24, snowflakes will stop falling. If you haven't completed the Ice (Frozen) Series Furniture and Snowflake Series Furniture collections, get as many snowflakes as you need, while you still can!

Young Spring Bamboo Arrives

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

Spring officially starts when you can harvest Young Spring Bamboo. 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 February

Bill Image
Bill

(February 1)
Jitters Image
Jitters

(February 2)
Cephalobot Image
Cephalobot

(April 1)
Olivia Image
Olivia

(February 3)
Lily Image
Lily

(February 4)
Penelope Image
Penelope

(February 5)
Annalisa Image
Annalisa

(February 6)
Boomer Image
Boomer

(February 7)
Frobert Image
Frobert

(February 8)
Flora Image
Flora

(February 9)
Cleo Image
Cleo

(February 9)
Stitches Image
Stitches

(February 10)
Pompom Image
Pompom

(February 11)
Drago Image
Drago

(February 12)
Ribbot Image
Ribbot

(February 13)
Muffy Image
Muffy

(February 14)
Kitty Image
Kitty

(February 15)
Anabelle Image
Anabelle

(February 16)
Dobie Image
Dobie

(February 17)
Dora Image
Dora

(February 18)
Freckles Image
Freckles

(February 19)
Sprinkle Image
Sprinkle

(February 20)
Puck Image
Puck

(February 21)
Avery Image
Avery

(February 22)
Pate Image
Pate

(February 23)
Anicotti Image
Anicotti

(February 24)
Hamphrey Image
Hamphrey

(February 25)
Sheldon Image
Sheldon

(February 26)
Rosie Image
Rosie

(February 27)
Naomi Image
Naomi

(February 28)

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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