ACNH February Update 2022 - Events, Items, DIYs, Critters & Changes | Animal Crossing Spring Update 2022
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As we move into February, let’s dive into the ACNH Spring Update in 2022, which absolutely features new seasonal events, items, DIY recipes, bugs, sea creatures, fish, and scenery changes upcoming to our Animal Crossing New Horizons islands.


Animal Crossing New Horizons February Update 2022 - ACNH February Spring Update 2022

February is a pretty significant month, our island will get season transition again, which means that the landscape and weather on the island will have greater changes compared to January, and seasonal craft material and critters will also appear in our vision. Of course, traditional festivals are celebrated once a year and bring all kinds of interesting event items.

Animal Crossing New Horizons February Events & Items 2022

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ACNH February 2022 Scenery Update

In February, the northern hemisphere is about to turn into a warm spring, and the southern hemisphere is about to enter pleasant and pleasant autumn. Therefore, the island scenery and aesthetic will also quietly change to tell you the arrival of the new season.

Northern Hemisphere: Winter is coming to an end, and the snow is beginning to disappear. From February 25th, the snow and ice covering the ground and numbers will gradually melt. Our frozen northern hemisphere will soon be surrounded by the breathtakingly beautiful green atmosphere, and the lush spring will begin to return at the end of February. The decoration theme of Nook’s Cranny will change from wintry to spring including ACNH flowers and butterflies.

Southern Hemisphere: In the southern hemisphere, players will continue to enjoy the hot summer in February until March 1. From summer to winter at the very end of the moth, blue and pink hydrangeas are no longer flowering in favor of red and yellow hibiscus which will continue to bloom through the entire month of February. 


ACNH February Seasonal Events and Items (2022)

Although we still celebrated some interesting seasonal festivals in January, it still seemed monotonous due to the lack of large-scale events. And in February, with Festivale’s celebrating, our island will be filled with excitement and joy again, and Valentine’s Day also offers you a great chance to express your love.


Carnival of Venice

Date: January 25th to February 16th, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Venetian carnival Items:

  • Venetian carnival mask (Pink, White, Silver, Gold, Blue)

The Carnival of Venice is one of the oldest and most appreciated carnivals in the world, it is thought that its origins date back to 1094. In the past, this event lasted a whole month and started from the oligarchy of the city of Venice and the need, especially of the most humble social classes, to have a period to devote solely to leisure and fun. The typical Venetian carnival was in fact used to cancel any form of personal belonging to social classes, sex, and religion in order to immerse yourself in a new personality and have even more fun. With the update 2.0, soon we will be able to celebrate the Venice Carnival also in Animal Crossing: New Horizons thanks to the new clothing items - Venetian carnival masks introduced on Able Sister’s store specifically for this event.


Japanese Setsubun Holiday

Date: January 25th to February 2nd, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Japanese Setsubun Items:

  • Bean Tossing Kit

  • Oni (Ogre) Mask

  • Oni (Ogre) Clothes

  • Woman's Mask

Animal Crossing: New Horizons wants to celebrate Setsubun, the bean throwing party, which is held in Japan the day before the change of a season. The term Setsubun literally means "seasonal division", but it refers above all to the spring one celebrated every year on February 3rd.

The spring Setsubun is often associated with the Lunar New Year, on this holiday, the Mamemaki is used, or the ritual of throwing the beans that serve to drive away from the evil spirits of the past year. The ritual consists of having the father of the family disguise himself with a demon mask and then throwing beans at him exclaiming. Finally, children pick the beans and eat one for each year of their age. In the period of activation of the event, we will be able to buy the Bean Tossing Kit on the Nook Shopping in honor of this holiday.


Groundhog Day Event

Date: January 25 to February 2, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Groundhog Day Items:

  • Resetti Model

Groundhog Day is celebrated in Canada and the United States on February 2. This day is always spent in a special way and is significant for many Americans. During the day of the marmot you have to look at the shelter of one of these animals and it is thought that according to its behavior may vary the length of winter. In honor of this holiday, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has introduced the seasonal item: Resetti Model on Nook Shopping, which depicts the famous Mr. Sonny Resetti!


Valentine's Day

Date: February 1st to February 15th, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Valentine's Day Items:

  • Chocolate Heart

  • Heart-shaped Bouquet

Valentine's Day, the feast of lovers, is celebrated in most of the world on February 14th. There are differences between different nations on how to celebrate Valentine's Day, however they usually give flowers or chocolates to their partner to declare their love. In order to celebrate Valentine's Day also in game, Nintendo has decided to introduce two new and sweet objects in Animal Crossing: New Horizons that will be available in February: the Chocolate Heart and Heart-shaped Bouquet.


Big Game (Super Bowl Event)

Date: January 21st - February 21st, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Big Game Items:

  • Cheer Megaphones

  • Football Rug

In early February, America celebrates the night of the big game, as it is often called the evening of the Super Bowl, the final of the American football championship. During this day it is customary to gather to watch the final game also called "Big Game". In honor of this event, Animal Crossing: New Horizons made available in January and February two new items: the Football Rug and Cheer Megaphones. Obtaining them is very simple: they will be purchasable from the list in the "Seasonal Items" category of the Nook Shopping, by going to the Nook Point at the Service Center or from the app for our Nook Phone.


Festivale Event

Date: February 15, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Festivale Items:

  • Festivale Balloon Lamp

  • Festivale Confetti Machine

  • Festivale Drum

  • Festivale Flag

  • Festivale Float

  • Festivale Garland

  • Festivale Lamp

  • Festivale Parasol

  • Festivale Stage

  • Festivale Stall

  • Festivale Accessory

  • Festivale Costume

  • Festivale Tank Dress

In 2022 February, the most cheerful and colorful festival of the year - Festivale Event will be celebrated all over the world again! The arrival of this festival also brings with it an exceptional character, able to fully embody the spirit of the festival. We are talking about the peacock Pave. With his dances and his Brazilian accent, Pave kicks off the Festivale on Monday 15 February, bringing so much joy and Festivale themed items (clothes and furniture) to our islands of Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Related Read: ACNH Festivale Event & Items Guide 2022


Japanese Hinamatsuri Festival

Date: February 25 to March 3, 2022 (Both Hemispheres)

Hinamatsuri Items:

  • Blossom Lantern

  • Hhinaningyo

Hinamatsuri is the Japanese festival of dolls or girls and is celebrated every year on the third day of March. The celebrations consist of setting up Japanese ornamental dolls on a red carpet, which represent the imperial court together with the emperor and empress wearing clothes typical of the Heian era (784-1185).

The presence of dolls is not accidental, in fact on this day families pray that their daughters receive beauty and health by passing all the bad luck to the dolls. Also in Animal Crossing: New Horizons we can celebrate the Hinamatsuri with two items available in February and March: the Hhinaningyo and the Blossom Lantern.


ACNH February DIY Recipes & Crafting Items 2022

With the snow starts melting from the 25th of February, Winter ends and the Spring season keeps progressing. You get the last few weeks to collect snowflakes for crafting Ice theme items. After the heavy snow melted, spring bamboo shoots broke out of the ground. It's time to harvest Young Spring Bamboo and Bamboo Shoot to make bamboo items. While in Southern Hemisphere, Summer Shell still appears on the beach to provide you with materials for making Shell set furniture.


Snowflake DIY Recipes & Frozen Iceberg Items (Northern Hemisphere)

Available Date: December 11th to February 24th

DIY Material To Collect: Snowflake, Large Snowflakes

Frozen & Iceberg Set Items (DIY Recipes) To Craft:

  • Falling-Snow Wall (3 Snowflake, 10 Stone)

  • Iceberg Flooring (10 Snowflake)

  • Iceberg Wall (10 Snowflake)

  • Ski-Slope Flooring (8 Snowflake)

  • Ski-Slope Wall (8 Snowflake)

  • Snowflake Pochette (6 Snowflake)

  • Snowflake Wall (12 Snowflake)

  • Snowflake Wreath (4 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Mini Snowperson (1 Large Snowflake, 2 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Fencing (5 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Arch (1 Large Snowflake, 10 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Bed (1 Large Snowflake, 10 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Chair (1 Large Snowflake, 3 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Counter (1 Large Snowflake, 5 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Partition (1 Large Snowflake, 6 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Pillar (1 Large Snowflake, 3 Snowflake)

  • Frozen Sculpture (1 Large Snowflake, 4 Snowflake) 

  • Frozen Table (1 Large Snowflake, 8 Snowflake) 

  • Frozen-Treat Set (1 Large Snowflake, 1 Snowflake) 

  • Ice Flooring (1 Large Snowflake, 8 Snowflake)

  • Ice Wall (1 Large Snowflake, 8 Snowflake)

  • Ice Wand (1 Large Snowflake, 3 Star Fragment)

  • Snowperson Head (1 Large Snowflake, 5 Snowflake)

  • Three-Tiered Snowperson  (1 Large Snowflake, 6 Snowflake, 3 Tree Tranch)

Amount of Each Material You Need For All Winter Snowflake Items: 153 Snowflake, 16 Large Snowflake, 10 Stone, 3 Star Fragment, 2 Tree Branch


Bamboo Noodle Slide DIY Recipe & Items (Northern Hemisphere)

Available Date: February 25 to May 31, 2022

DIY Material To Collect: Bamboo Piece, Young Spring Bamboo, Bamboo Shoot

Baboom Set Items (DIY Recipes) To Craft:

  • Bamboo Basket (7 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Bench (8 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Candleholder (2 Clay, 3 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Drum (2 Softwood, 3 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Floor Lamp (8 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Flooring (15 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Lattice Fence (6 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Lunch Box (4 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Partition (6 Stone, 7 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Shelf (15 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Speaker (1 Iron Nugget, 3 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Sphere (3 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Stool (5 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Stopblock (3 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Wall (15 Bamboo Piece)

  • Bamboo Wall Decoration (1 Bamboo Piece)

  • Dark Bamboo Rug (5 Bamboo Piece)

  • Hearth (5 Hardwood, 5 Iron Nugget, 4 Clay, 2 Bamboo Piece)

Spring Bamboo Series Items (DIY Recipes) To Craft:

  • Bamboo Doll (6 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Bamboo Noodle Slide (3 Wood, 7 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Bamboo Wand (3 Star Fragment, 6 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Bamboo-Grove Wall (7 Young Spring Bamboo, 3 Bamboo Shoot)

  • Bamboo-Shoot Lamp (4 Clay, 4 Young Spring Bamboo, 5 Bamboo Shoot)

  • Basket Pack (6 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Green-Leaf Pile (10 Clump of Weeds, 1 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Light Bamboo Rug (6 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Pan Flute (7 Young Spring Bamboo)

  • Steamer-Basket Set (6 Young Spring Bamboo)

Amount of Each Material You Need For All Bamboo Set Items: You need a total of 113 x Bamboo Piece, 56 x Young Spring Bamboo, 5 x Bamboo Shoot


Summer Shell DIY Recipes & Items (Southern Hemisphere)

Available Date: November 1 to January 31st

DIY Materials To Collect: Summer Shells

Shell Set Funiture (DIY Recipes) To Craft:

  • Shell Wand (3 Summer Shell, 3 Star Fragment)

  • Shell Wreath (1 Summer Shell, 1 Sea Snail, 1 Sand Dollar, 1 Coral, 1 Giant Clam, 1 Cowrie)

  • Shellfish Pochette (6 Summer Shell, 2 Giant Clam)

  • Starry-Sands Flooring (3 Summer Shell, 1 Sandy-Beach Flooring)

  • Summer-Shell Rug (6 Summer Shell)

  • Tropical Vista (5 Summer Shell)

  • Underwater Flooring (3 Summer Shell, 3 Coral)

  • Underwater Wall (3 Summer Shell, 5 Coral)

  • Water Flooring (6 Summer Shell)

Amount of Each Material You Need For All Summer Shell Set Items: You need a total of 36 Summer Shell, 10 Coral, 4 Giant Clam, 3 Star Fragment, 2 Sea Snail, 2 Sand Dollar, 1 Cowrie, 1 Venus Comb


ACNH February New Critters (Bugs, Fish, Sea Creatures) 2022

Though at the turn of the seasons, there are few new bugs, fish, and sea creatures are returning in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in February:

New Bugs In February

Northern Hemisphere

  • Tiger Beetle

Southern Hemisphere

  • Migratory Locust

  • Rice Grasshopper

  • Walker Cicada


New Fish In February

Northern Hemisphere

  • No

Southern Hemisphere

  • Soft-shelled Turtle

  • Moray Eel

  • Ray


New Sea Creatures In February

Northern Hemisphere

  • No

Southern Hemisphere

  • Flatworm


These are all events and changes in Animal Crossing New Horizons February 2022, including all things to do. Hope this guide will help you to check out the February schedule easily and fast. 

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