|Second Monday of October|
Explorer's Day is an event in Animal Crossing, Animal Crossing: City Folk, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Held on the second Monday of October, it is the Animal Crossing equivalent of Columbus Day, a holiday commemorating the landing of explorer Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 14th, 1492.
When players speak to Tortimer, they receive a Sailboat Model.
- In Animal Crossing, Doubutsu no Mori e+, and City Folk
- In New Leaf only