Learn when & how to meet Franklin the turkey villager in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH). Includes when & what update & time you can meet, location, event & ingredients▶Turkey Day Guide
Franklin - Update & Event Time
How To Meet & Date
|Duration|| Turkey Day|
A first-class chef, Franklin has led the the Animal Crossing equivalent to Thanksgiving in previous games. Now he's back, and will create a feast for you and your villagers on Turkey Day!Check Out The Turkey Day Event Guide
Added In Winter Update
Franklin and Turkey Day are all part of the Winter Update which was released on Nov. 19, 2020. Franklin's event will be your final celebration before full-blown winter hits your island!Check Out The Winter Update Here
Cannot Change Time To Access Event
Even after you update to the latest 1.6 version, you will not be able to change the date and play the Turkey Day event! You will have to wait until November 26th in real life in order to do this!
Poster Purchasable via Amiibo
If you scan Franklin's amiibo card at Harv's studio, you can buy a poster of Franklin. Note that you can't invite Franklin as a model in Photopia by using this method.Learn How To Get Posters From Here
Franklin - Ingredients & Cooking
Bring Ingredients To Franklin
On Turkey Day, Franklin will require your help as he cooks up a feast for the whole village. Bring him different ingredients that can be found on your island so he can start cooking!
Get Rewards When Completing A Dish
Every time you give Franklin ingredients and complete a dish, you'll get a reward in return. These are exclusive items, so make sure you don't accidentally sell them!
|Clam Chowder||Turkey Day Rug|
|Pumpkin Pie||Turkey Day Wall|
|Gratin||Turkey Day Floor|
Add A Secret Ingredient & Get More Furniture
After you've had a dish cooked once, you'll be able to give "secret" ingredients to Franklin. Once you do so, you'll be able to get special furniture depending on the recipe. The furniture you get here will be random.
List Of Secret Ingredients
|Clam Chowder||Scallop x1|
|Pumpkin Pie||2 Pumpkins of a different color than the ones you used as main ingredients|
|Gratin||Dungeness Crab x1|
|Fish Meuniere||Barred Knifejaw x1|
What Kind Of Character Is Franklin?
Franklin's Birthday and Personality
Winter Update Related Guides
|Winter Update Summary||Toy Day Guides|
|Toy Day Guide||Jingle Guide|
|Toy Day Items||Toys & Color Variations|
|Christmas Custom Designs||Christmas Island Design Ideas|
|Turkey Day Guides|
|Turkey Day Guide||How To Meet Franklin|
|Recipes & All Secret Ingredients||Turkey Day Items & Recipes|
|Other Update Related Guides|
|Save Data Transfer||Hip Reaction Collection|