Nintendo has outlined some of what players can expect from Animal Crossing: New Horizons over the next two months. Updates for the hit Nintendo Switch game will bring not only new features and visitors, but also a series of events that dot the calendar from now through the end of June, including Nature Day, May Day Tour, International Museum Tour, and Wedding Season. Here’s when each one starts and what we know about it so far.
- Dates: April 23 – May 4
The one impending event we already knew was coming, thanks to a Nintendo Direct mini broadcast, was a celebration of Earth Day, which takes place on April 22. Specific details and dates hadn’t been shared previously except that Leif would return in some capacity. Nature Day begins on April 23 and will see special Nook Miles+ objectives that involve planting trees, watering flowers, and taking advantage of a new feature–the ability to plant shrubs.
May Day Tour
- Dates: May 1-7
During this week-long event, beginning May 1, you’ll get a one-time ticket–the May Day Ticket–to head out on a May Day Tour from the airport. Nintendo says that the location you’ll head to will be different from the usual mystery tour islands, and based on the video, it appears you’ll have to navigate a hedge maze. Nintendo also teases, “A special visitor who looks familiar might also be there…”