Seasonal events are a significant part of the gameplay in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and players can participate in them. Each event has a theme that corresponds to the season in which it takes place, and many of them are only available once a year. This type of event gives participants the opportunity to earn DIY furniture and decoration recipes, as well as the opportunity to purchase event-specific items from the Nook Shopping App. However, there have been a few seasonal events that haven't been as exciting or fun to participate in as others, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons airport could benefit from replacing them with something more interesting in the future. It is now the second year of gameplay for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and the game relies heavily on seasonal events to keep things interesting. Some events from the previous year, such as the Super Mario crossover event, have been extended for a second year, whereas others from the previous year have been spotlit for a third year. The release of updates with new content that is specific to the year 2021 has been designed to encourage players to participate in repeat events such as May Day and International Museum Day. In addition, there will be new mazes and prizes for May Day, as well as a New Horizons Stamp Rally in honor of International Museum Day. Despite the fact that it is the beginning of summer, the month of June is hot and dry for seasonal events. With only a single Bug Off event on the 4th Saturday of the month and a handful of Nook Shopping events such as International Children's Day, Father's Day, and Summer Solstice, the only other event to look forward to in June is Animal Crossing's Wedding Season (which takes place on the 15th of the month). From June 1 to June 30, players will be able to travel to Harv's island and take pictures themed around weddings. This event, on the other hand, can be completely ignored by those who are not interested in a wedding-themed photo opportunity.
would appeal to a larger number of players while also providing the opportunity to obtain summer-themed decorations for New Horizons' islands and other rewards. Bunny Day is an Easter-themed event that takes place in either March or April, depending on the year, and is overseen by the terrifying mascot NPC Zipper T. Bunny. It is held every year in March or April. Animal Crossing: New Horizons players were bombarded with Bunny Day eggs during the 2020 Bunny Day event, which took place across the game's various islands. The decorations were all egg-themed and done in bright pastels, and the event lasted for nearly two weeks and attracted thousands of people. While the Bunny Day event in 2021 was shorter in duration, the addition of five new decorations did not suffice to make the event more enjoyable in the long run. Bunny Day could be replaced with a Flower Day celebration that is more focused on the changing seasons, rather than the holidays themselves. Turkey Day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is widely considered to be the worst event in the game. In the United States, Turkey Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, a day that was previously known as Harvest Festival, in order to commemorate the Thanksgiving holiday. A holiday-themed event in the game would be unfairly exclusive to one part of the player base because the game has a global audience. Because the game has a global audience, creating an event that is exclusively for Americans would be unfairly exclusive to one part of the player base. Animal Crossing: New Horizons should consider reintroducing the Harvest Festival event in order to make it more inclusive to all of the game's participants. Animal Crossing: New Horizons has not yet implemented Fortune Cookies into the game, and the developer has instead devised alternative methods of limiting the number of items that players can obtain in-game each day. The Nook Stop kiosk in Town Hall only accepts a limited number of orders per day, and it typically offers items that are more exclusive than those available at Nook's Cranny, which is located nearby. In many cases, these items are highly specialized (for example, the Super Mario-themed items and the event items), allowing Nintendo to devote more attention to specific items in the loot pool. Despite the fact that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has succeeded in implementing systems, activities, and events that allow players to stay in the game for longer periods of time than their predecessors, the game's lack of variety leaves much to be desired. After a few rounds, fishing and bug-catching tournaments can be entertaining. However, they are highly unpredictable and do not provide rewards that are more valuable than those obtained through other activities. The Museum Stamp Event and Holiday Events provide an incentive to return throughout the year, but Animal Crossing: New Horizons follows a similar formula to its predecessors in terms of gameplay and gameplay mechanics. Bringing mini-games back into the rotation of activities could provide another feature for ACNH, allowing it to last longer and be played for longer periods of time.