The Autumn Moon in New Leaf
|15th day of the 8th lunar month|
|Time||All day[nb 1]|
- Not to be confused with the Harvest Festival.
The date of this event varies each year, as it occurs on the date of the full moon closest to the September Equinox.
In Doubutsu no Mori
In Doubutsu no Mori, during the Harvest Moon, the moon's reflection can be seen in the lake while villager stand and watch.
In Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+
Like in Doubutsu no Mori, during the Harvest Moon in Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+, the moon's reflection can be seen in the lake while villager stand and watch. Tortimer also appears by the lake and gives the player a Moon if spoken to. In the original Japanese release, he instead gives the player a Tsukimi Dango.
In Animal Crossing: City Folk
In Animal Crossing: City Folk, the Autumn Moon festival varies depending on the player's (or current host's) region. In the North American and European versions of the game, it is referred to as the Autumn Moon, while in the Japanese version, the event is referred to as Tsukimi (お月見 Otsukimi?).
In Animal Crossing: New Leaf
In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Isabelle is present in the Plaza from 6 AM to 12 AM, and she will give the player a gift that is different for each region. The standee in the plaza is also different between regions. In Japanese versions, it is a table with dango on that is being overlooked by a mountain and a moon. In the North American version, it's a scarecrow in a farm field overlooking the Autumn Moon.
In the Japanese version, the event is referred to as Tsukimi (お月見 Otsukimi?), while the Korean version refers to it as Chuseok (추석 Chuseok).
In City Folk
In New Leaf
The following dates are for North American and European versions. Tsukimi and Chuseok will fall either on the same day, a day earlier, or a day later.
September 9, 2014
- Moon only visible from 6:00 PM — 12:00 AM
- In Animal Crossing, Doubutsu no Mori e+, and City Folk
- In New Leaf only