Festivals to expect in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has seen several changes during the month of March, starting with the appearance of the island of critters available on it. Winter is coming to an end in the game, and players are preparing to welcome spring to their islands.

Another big thing to look forward to in-game in March are the various events happening throughout the month and the seasonal items players can get their hands on each event. Here’s a full list of events players can expect in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March.


Festivals and events to expect in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March

Hinamatsuri Festival

The Hinamatsuri festival in New Horizons is inspired by the real-life Japanese festival of the same name, which celebrates girls. The Hinamatsuri Festival in New Horizons is celebrated on March 3 and features two seasonal items that can be purchased in exchange for Bells, which is the in-game currency.

The items are listed below:

  • Hinaningyo – 2,560 bells
  • Flower Lanterns – 2,400 Bells

Pi Day

Pi Day is celebrated worldwide in mathematics on March 14, in honor of the value of pi (3.14). To honor the importance of pi, New Horizons celebrates with an important circle in every foodie’s life: a pie!

Today is day π, which is called pi. Don’t forget that you can grab a special limited-time item from Nook Shopping to celebrate! #ACNH #Animal crossing https://t.co/fla6wZr5WM

The Pi Pie can be obtained from March 1 to March 14 for 314 Bells.


clover day

Shamrock Day is an event celebrated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and has also been celebrated previously in New Leaf. The event is based on the actual event, St. Patrick’s Day, and is celebrated in New Horizons from March 10-17.

The Shamrock Soda, Shamrock Doorplate, and Shamrock Rug will be available from 3/10 through 3/17. One item from the series will be available each day, with the selection changing daily. Shamrock Day fashion items will also be available from Able Sisters during this time! #ACNH https://t.co/AJpEc7phx5

Shamrock Day has a bunch of different items that players can get their hands on in exchange for a few Bells.

  • Shamrock Doorplate – 1,200 Bells
  • Shamrock Mat – 1,500 Bells
  • Shamrock Soda – 1,000 Bells
  • Shamrock Hat – 1320 Bells
  • Shamrock Glasses – 1,100 bells
  • Shamrock Suit – 3,000 Bells
  • Shamrock Shoes – 1,680 Bells

April Fool

April Fool’s Day is celebrated in New Horizons between March 26 and April 1. In real life, people prank each other on this day. In New Horizons, however, players can get their hands on the Whoopee Cushion in exchange for 400 Bells to celebrate April Fool’s Day.


These are all the events New Horizons players can expect in March. They need to stock up on Bells in order to get all the seasonal items March has to offer.


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