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Check out Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) April Update & Patch Notes for v1.2.0 . Includes info on Nature Day, museum expansion (art gallery), & Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler!!

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April Update (v1.2.0) At A Glance

April Free Update Details Revealed

Release DateApril 23rd 10:00 (JST)

Nintendo officially announced Animal Crossing New Horizons v1.2.0 Update (April Free Update) the release date & details. There will be new events such as Nature Day, Museum Expansion, and more!

*Check out the official Nintendo Facebook page HERE!!

Events Schedule

Updates & EventsEvent Dates
Nature Day (Earth Day)April 23rd ~ May 4th
Museum ExpansionFrom April 23rd
Jolly Redd's Treasure TrawlerFrom April 23rd
Interest Rate LoweredFrom April 23rd
May DayMay 1st ~ May 7th
International Museum DayMay 18th ~ May 31st
Wedding SeasonJune 1st ~ June 30th
Check Out Event Calendar!

Receive World Map From Nintendo


When you update your Animal Crossing game, you will receive mail from Nintendo with a World Map attached.

April Update (v1.2.0) Features & Details

Leif's Garden Shop & Nature Day

Event DurationApril 23rd ~ May 4th

You can now purchase the new plant item "Shrubs" from Leif's Garden Shop. There are several kind of shrubs, such as Azalea and Tea-olive.

Check Out Leif & Garden Shop Details!

List Of Shrubs


There are many varieties of shrubs available in Leif's Garden Store. The product lineup changes every time so see the guide below to complete them all.

Check Out Shrub List From Here

New Nook Milage Plus Mission

nook mile plus

During Nature Day, you will be able to earn more Nook Miles by clearing limited-time Nature Day activities such as planting Shrub Starts.

Check Out How to Earn Nook Miles Fast!

Museum Expansion (Art Gallery)

art gallery

With the new update on April 23rd, there will be a new section of the museum called the Art Gallery! You will be able to display the art you've donated here.

Check Out Museum Features Here!

Redd & Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler

Buy Art & Furniture From Redd

jolly redd

Redd will visit your island with his ship to sell you art and furniture. You can purchase them using bells.

Check Out All Art List Here!

Watch Out For Fake Art


Redd sometimes sells you fake art. If you purchase a forgery like this, you won't be able to display it in the museum! There is a zoom function when you make a purchase, so you can use that to figure out if the art is fake or real.

Check Out Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler Details!

May Day

Celebrate May Day With May Day Ticket

may day
Event DurationMay 1st ~ May 7th

Tom Nook will give you a May Day Ticket as a token of gratitude for your hard work. Visit a mystery island with this ticket. The mystery island you can visit with May Day Ticket will have unique characteristics, such as having a maze!

Check Out May Day Event Details!

▲A Maze Island you can visit with a May Day Ticket

> Check Out How To Get May Day Ticket!

International Museum Day

Participate In A Stamp Rally

museum day
Event DurationMay 18th ~ May 31st

During the International Museum Day, Blathers will hold a stamp rally event. By collecting all the stamps, you will get a special reward.

Check Out International Museum Day Details!
stamp rally

▲Stamp Rally Card

Wedding Season

Take A Wedding Photo Of Cyrus & Reese

Event DurationJune 1st ~ June 30th

Cyrus & Reese, the happily married couple, will visit Harvey's Island to take their wedding photo. Help them take the best photo and you will be rewarded with a bridal themed item.

Check Out Wedding Season Event Features!

Interest Rate Lowered

Interest Rate Lowered & Changed

During the April free update, the maximum cap for the interest rate has been lowered - from 99,999 Bells to 9,999. Players were compensated with a Bell rug for the sudden change.

Check Out Interest Rate Lowered Changes Here!

New Nook Miles Redeemable Items

New Aloha Shirt Introduced

new item

The Aloha shirts Isabelle, Timmy, and Tommy are wearing (pictured above) will be redeemable with Nook Miles. Make sure to check your Nook Stop!

Learn More ON Nook Stop From Here

Free Trial Of Nintendo Switch Online

7 Days Free Trial Ticket

Event DurationApril 22nd ~ May 6th

You will be able to get the a 7-day free trial ticket of Nintendo Switch Online in Nintendo eShop. Visit Nintendo eShop to find out more info.

April Free Update - Related Articles

Content Added In The 1.2.0 Update

1.2.0 Update & Patch Notes Summary

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