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Check out things you should do in September on Animal Crossing New Horizons Switch (ACNH). Includes events in September, fish to get in September, and bugs to catch in September!!!

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To-Do List For Other Months

Check Out The Daily Routine Here!

Things To Do in September - Live & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

EventsEvent Dates
acornAcorns & Pinecones
*North Only
Sept. 1st ~ Dec. 11th
Bug OffBug Off
*North Only
September 26th
young spring bambooYoung Spring Bamboo
*South Only
Aug. 25th~Nov. 31st

North: Acorns & Pinecones Appear From Sept. 1st


In the Northern Hemisphere, you will be able to get Acorns and Pinecones by shaking trees at the start of the month. You can get Acorns by shaking broadleaf trees and Pinecones from coniferous trees.

North: Bug Off On September 26th

Bug Off

In the Northern Hemisphere, there is a Bug Off bug-catching competition on the 26th of September (Sat). This will be the last Bug Off of the year so don't forget to get all the prizes from Flick!

Check Out The Bug Off Here

South: Young Spring Bamboo Continues To Spawn

young spring bamboo

Winter has gone and Spring has come. Starting from August 25th, southern hemisphere players can find Young Spring Bamboo on islands when they hit bamboo!

Learn More On Young Spring Bamboo From Here

Other Events & Visiting Villagers

Note: Some characters only appear after you've successfully unlocked them.

9/1- Acorn & Pinecone start appearing
9/5- KK Slider- KK Slider
9/6- Daisy Mae- Daisy Mae
9/12- KK Slider- KK Slider
9/13- Daisy Mae- Daisy Mae
9/19- KK Slider- KK Slider
9/20- Daisy Mae- Daisy Mae
9/26- Bug Off- KK Slider
9/27- Daisy Mae- Daisy Mae
Check Out The Event Calendar Here!

Special Villagers That Visit Randomly

The villagers listed above will visit your island at random times. You can expect to see each one roughly 2-3 times a month!

To-Do In September - DIY Recipes You Should Get

North: Autumn Seasonal Recipes


In the Northern Hemisphere, you will also be able to get Autumn seasonal DIY recipes from balloon presents. They mainly use Acorns and Pinecones as materials.

Check Out List Of Autumn Seasonal DIY Recipes From Here

South: Young Spring Bamboo Recipes


Between August 25th and November 31st, you'll be able to get DIY recipes which use Young Spring Bamboo. Read the guide below for a full list of DIY recipes.

Check Out A List Of Young Spring Bamboo Recipes Here

Northern Hemisphere: Fish, Bugs, Sea Creatures In September

The following fish and bugs will be unavailable to catch at the start of October. Make sure to catch them all before September ends!

Fish Leaving In September

NameSell PriceTimeLocation
CrawfishCrawfish200All DayPond
Soft-shelled turtleSoft-shelled turtle37504pm ~ 9amRiver
SweetfishSweetfish900All DayRiver
SalmonSalmon700All DayRiver
King salmonKing salmon1800All DayRiver
Nibble fishNibble fish15009am ~ 4pmRiver
PiranhaPiranha25009am ~ 4pm, 9pm ~ 4amRiver
ArowanaArowana100004pm ~ 9amRiver
DoradoDorado150004am ~ 9pmRiver
GarGar60004pm ~ 9amPond
ArapaimaArapaima100004pm ~ 9amRiver
Saddled bichirSaddled bichir40009pm ~ 4amRiver
Clown fishClown fish650All DaySea
SurgeonfishSurgeonfish1000All DaySea
Butterfly FishButterfly Fish1000All DaySea
Puffer fishPuffer fish250All DaySea
Blue marlinBlue marlin10000All DayPier
Ocean sunfishOcean sunfish40004am ~ 9pmSea
Saw SharkSaw Shark120004pm ~ 9amSea
Hammerhead sharkHammerhead shark80004pm ~ 9amSea
Great white sharkGreat white shark150004pm ~ 9amSea
Whale sharkWhale shark13000All DaySea
SuckerfishSuckerfish1500All DaySea
Check All The Fish You Can Catch In September

Bugs (Insects) Leaving In September

NameSell PriceTimeLocation
Tiger butterflyTiger butterfly2404am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)-
Agrias butterflyAgrias butterfly30008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)-
Rajah brookeRajah brooke's birdwing25008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)-
Queen AlexandraQueen Alexandra's birdwing40008am ~ 4pm (Except on rainy days)-
Atlas mothAtlas moth30007pm ~ 4am-
Madagascan sunset mothMadagascan sunset moth25008am ~ 4pm (Except on rainy days)-
GrasshopperGrasshopper1608am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)-
Walker cicadaWalker cicada4008am ~ 5pm-
PondskaterPondskater1308am ~ 7pmWater's Surface
Diving beetleDiving beetle8008am ~ 7pmWater's Surface
Rosalia batesi beetleRosalia batesi beetle3000All Day (Except on rainy days)-
Earth-boring dung beetleEarth-boring dung beetle300All Day-
Goliath beetleGoliath beetle80005pm ~ 8am-
Rainbow stagRainbow stag60007pm ~ 8amTrees
Walking leafWalking leaf600All DayCamouflaged among fallen leaves
MosquitoMosquito1305pm ~ 4am (Except on rainy days)-
Check All The Bugs You Can Catch In September

Sea Creatures Leaving In September

Sea GrapesSea Grapes Sea GrapesMediumDoesn't move900All Day
Sea UrchinSea Urchin Sea UrchinMediumDoesn't move1700All Day
Slate Pencil UrchinSlate Pencil Urchin Slate Pencil UrchinMediumNormal20004pm - 9am
Moon JellyfishMoon Jellyfish Moon JellyfishMediumSlow600All Day
Gigas Giant ClamGigas Giant Clam Gigas Giant ClamLargeFast15000All Day
Tiger PrawnTiger Prawn Tiger PrawnMediumNormal30004pm - 9am
Horseshoe CrabHorseshoe Crab Horseshoe CrabMediumNormal25009pm - 4am
FlatwormFlatworm FlatwormEx.SmallNormal7004pm - 9am
Check All The Sea Creatures You Can Catch In September

Southern Hemisphere: Fish, Bugs, Sea Creatures In September

Fish Leaving In September

NameSell PriceTimeLocation
BitterlingBitterling900All DayRiver
Yellow perchYellow perch300All DayRiver
String fishString fish150004pm ~ 9amRiver
SturgeonSturgeon10000All DayRiver
Sea butterflySea butterfly1000All DaySea
Football fishFootball fish25004pm - 9amSea
Check All The Fish You Can Catch In September

Bugs (Insect) Leaving In September

NameSell PriceTimeLocation
Emperor butterflyEmperor butterfly40007pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)-
Check All The Bugs You Can Catch In September

Sea Creatures Leaving In September

Red King CrabRed King Crab Red King CrabLargeFast8000All Day
Check All The Sea Creatures You Can Catch In September

Villager Birthdays In June

VioletVioletGorillaSnooty (Otona)3159/1
FloFloPenguinSisterly (Aneki)3169/2
MaggieMaggiePigNormal (Futsuu)3179/3
SporkSporkPigLazy (Bonyari)3189/3
CallyCallySquirrelNormal (Futsuu)3199/4
GretaGretaMouseSnooty (Otona)3199/5
CesarCesarGorillaCranky (Kowai)3219/6
TuckerTuckerElephantLazy (Bonyari)3229/7
AstridAstridKangarooSnooty (Otona)3239/8
PinkyPinkyBearPeppy (Genki)3249/9
PecanPecanSquirrelSnooty (Otona)3269/10
PeeweePeeweeGorillaCranky (Kowai)3279/11
BooneBooneGorillaJock (Hakihaki)3299/12
MooseMooseMouseJock (Hakihaki)3309/13
RickyRickySquirrelCranky (Kowai)3319/14
TutuTutuBearPeppy (Genki)3329/15
EdEdHorseSmug (Kiza)3449/16
WhitneyWhitneyWolfSnooty (Otona)3529/17
BubblesBubblesHippoPeppy (Genki)3579/18
FuchsiaFuchsiaDeerSisterly (Aneki)3639/19
NormaNormaCowNormal (Futsuu)3719/20
OctavianOctavianOctopusCranky (Kowai)3759/20
HenryHenryFrogSmug (Kiza)3759/21
AnkhaAnkhaCatSnooty (Otona)3339/22
CranstonCranstonOstrichLazy (Bonyari)3359/23
AppleAppleHamsterPeppy (Genki)3369/24
MitziMitziCatNormal (Futsuu)3379/25
TeddyTeddyBearJock (Hakihaki)3389/26
BeardoBeardoBearSmug (Kiza)3399/27
KodyKodyBear CubJock (Hakihaki)3399/28
MarshalMarshalSquirrelSmug (Kiza)3419/29
MoniqueMoniqueCatSnooty (Otona)3429/30

Villagers Born In Other Months

Couldn't find some of your villagers on here? Wondering which birthdays you missed? Click a specific month to see what villagers have a birthday then!

Villagers List By Birth Month

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