Animal Crossing: New Horizons New Year's 2021 event guide

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2022 marks the third year that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been around for. With the announcement that updates for the game would stop, many fans were left a little saddened. Luckily, this does not mean the end of Animal Crossing as we know it. Here's everything you should know about the Animal Crossing: New Horizons New Year's event and what you can find.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons New Year's 2021 Items

As of right now, in-game, you can find all new items to celebrate New Year's for 2021. They are already live and will end on January 5th, giving you tonnes of time to grab yourself some unique items. They copy the trend set by the previous New Year's event but with the appropriate numbers. If you didn't care too much about what you've seen before, this may not surprise you.

If you just like invested your time in your own island and want something to make it a little more appropriate for New Year's, this is what you're looking for. You can pick up these new items in the Nook Shop and only a few appear each day so, make sure to come back for consecutive days to unlock everything you can.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons New Year's 2021 event


There will be an event of some kind this year but it may not be a huge one. In a tweet earlier this month, the official Animal Crossing account shared that there would be a "countdown event" for the new year.

It's unsure how this will happen or what type of festivities will take place. We will update you right here as more information comes out. It seems likely your villagers will crowd around the town hall as fireworks go off but we don't know what will happen just yet.

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