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Here’s a rundown of what’s included in the free update and what’s happening in the next few months in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system.


In the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, time moves along just like in real life. This means that seasons will change, different bugs and fish may hang out on your island, and some fun events are on the horizon. Whether you experienced these events last year or will experience them for the first time this year, here’s a rundown of what’s happening in the next few months. To participate in the events, you’ll need to download a free update* available now.


May Day (April 29 – May 7)

You can use your May Day Ticket and tour a rather interesting island between April 29 - May 7. These tickets are single-use, so it’s a good idea to plan your trip accordingly.


International Museum Day (May 18 – May 31)

To celebrate International Museum Day, players can take part in a Stamp Rally between May 18-31. After talking to Blathers and receiving a special stamp card, players can enjoy viewing fish, insects, fossils, and now art, while collecting stamps at the various museum exhibits.


Wedding Season (June 1 – June 30)

Since Reese and Cyrus got married in June, they like to celebrate by taking weddings photos on Harvey’s island every June. You can meet up with them on the island and help take adorable photos. A few decorations go a long way! Also, wedding season-themed furniture and fashion items will be available in Nook Shopping and Able Sisters during the entire month. You can check them out before they rotate out.


Seasonal items

You can check Nook Shopping for some new seasonal items during May and June. You’ll find a selection of items based on Mother’s Day, Cheese Rolling, Children’s Day, and more!


*Players will need to connect to the internet and download the latest update data to access certain in-game events as they become available.

ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief