Will there be a Lunar New Year event in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH)? Find out about the holiday, seasonal items, Chinese & Korean new year, decorations, and more!!!More January Update Details
Will There Be Lunar New Year Events?
Announcement From Isabelle
|Lunar New Year Date||February 12th|
On February 12th, you'll be able to hear a special announcement in the morning from Isabelle. She will give you seasonal greetings for the Lunar New Year!
What Is The Lunar New Year?
The Lunar New Year marks the start of a new year on the basis of an older calendar used primarily in East Asia. Countries that celebrate the New Year include China and South Korea. This is considered to be one of the most important holidays in the year!
Hear Special Dialogue From Villagers
Talking to villagers on your island during Lunar New Year will give you special dialogue! It seems that different villagers have different text here, so try talking to everyone to see what they say!
No Other Events
With the exception of Isabelle's announcement and your villager's allusion to the holiday, there are no other special events in place for Lunar New Year. However, you can buy some special Lunar New Year items from February 10th at Nook Shopping!
Lunar New Year Items
Special Items On Sale
|Sale Period||2/10 ~ 2/17|
It's possible to buy some seasonal items relating to Lunar New Year from Nook Shopping.
Can't Buy Until Feb 10th In Real Life?
Note that it seems you might not be able to purchase Lunar New Year related items from Nook Shopping just by changing the date on your Switch. It's possible that you might have to wait until February 10th in real life to be able to do this.