Spring events in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (2023)

Spring events in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (2023)

From March to May, spring will come into ACNH and bring a lot of surprises and items. In April, there will be Cherry-Blossom Season, Rabbit Day and many, many other events! Read on so you don't miss any of them!

What's new in March in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Girl’s Day

To celebrate the Hinamatsuri festival on March 3th, you were able to purchase a hinaningyo (doll) and blossom lanterns between February 25th and March 3rd.

Pi Day

March 14th is known as Pi Day - because Pi starts with 3.14 it is celebrated on March 14 (3/14) and for this event, you got to purchase the special in-game ∏ day item.

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St. Patrick’s Day (Shamrock Day)

Saint Patrick’s Day is Shamrock Day on Animal Crossing. As the original holiday, it is celebrated on March 17th. For this occasion, you were able to purchase holiday-themed fashion items from Able Sisters from March 10th through March 17th, as well as some special items, including: hamrock soda, shamrock door plate, and shamrock rug. These items will be available during the same period as the clothing items and each day one of these will be available. The selection was changing on a daily basis.

What are the April events in ACNH?

Сherry-Blossom Season

From the 1st to the 10th, there will be Cherry-Blossom Season, when cherry blossoms will bloom on your island so that you can catch cherry petals with a net, as well as other presious items.

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April Fishing Tourney

This special event will take place on April 10th so make sure to connect to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Also, this new season brings new bugs, fish, and sea creatures. Some of them include:

  • Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing.
  • Atlas Moth.
  • Long Locust.
  • Darner Dragonfly.
  • Giant Water Bug.
  • Snapping Turtle.
  • Surgeonfish.
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Fishing Tournament

The big Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fishing Tournament will take place on April 8th. CJ will build a campground in the vicinity of Resident Services.

Tree Planting Day

In order to celebrate Tree Planting Day (South Korea), you can purchase at Nook Shopping the Forsythia plant furniture for 1,000 Bells between April 1st and April 10th.

Bunny day

From April 9, the traditional Animal Crossing Bunny Day will happen, which will be celebrated for 8 whole days. There will be many types of colourful eggs that can be exchanged for new clothes, and Zipper T. Bunny will exchange eggs for delicious meals. The main Bunny Day will be on April the 9th, and you will be able to talk with Zipper T. Bunny at the plaza.

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Prom Season

The Bunny day will be followed by the Prom Season. From the 10th of April, the inhabitants of the game dress up in formal suits and ball gowns and attend graduation parties. The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Spring update will feature numerous graduation outfits and items such as prom sash, prom flooring, prom wall, and other prom outfits. 

Earth Day

Leif will have plant seeds and a variety of shrubs and flowers for the garden on April 15th, which is Earth Day. On this day, you will have tons of opportunities to exchange and win rewards in Animal Crossing Nook.

Children's Day

From April 28 to May 5, you can get a carp poster and other items for Children's Day.

What events will be in May in the game?

May Day

The Animal Crossing Spring Update brings a new island to ACNH! May 1 will begin with Isabelle's morning in-game announcement, followed by  Rover and a labyrinth that can only be accessed that day at the airport.

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Cheese Rolling Day

You'll roll the cheese at breakneck speed, here's the fun! Games and exchanging bells for cheeses will be great fun on this day.

Mother's Day

In different North American states, Mother's Day is celebrated on different days, but most often on the second Sunday in May. The Nook Store will have special gifts available for purchase throughout the month.
International Museum Day

At the end of May, International Museum Day is held in different countries of the world, when galleries and museums open free of charge for everyone and special exhibitions and performances are organized. Did not bypass this holiday and the fun. From May 18 to May 31, it will be possible to receive stamps on the player's card from stations.

Are there any more events?

Special events don’t end here! There are still plenty of them to enjoy - check our announcements!

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