ACNH Fall Season 2023 (September, October & November): New Events, Items & DIY Recipes

8/20/2023 10:22:46 AM

Animal Crossing: New Horizons features four distinct seasons, each lasting approximately three months in real-time. The fall season in the game typically occurs during the months of September, October, and November in the Northern Hemisphere, and during the months of March, April, and May in the Southern Hemisphere. In our ACNH Fall (Autumn) update guide 2023, we in depth the events, items, and DIY Recipes for September, October, and November.


ACNH Fall Update 2023 - Autumn Events, Items, DIY Recipes In Animal Crossing New Horizons

During the ACNH Fall update 2023, you can expect to see various changes such as the leaves on trees and bushes will change color, creating a beautiful autumnal landscape with shades of red, orange, and yellow. Players can collect acorns and pine cones that appear around hardwood and cedar trees, respectively. These seasonal crafting materials can be used to craft exclusive fall-themed DIY recipes. Various fall-themed events and activities may take place during this season, offering players unique rewards and experiences. Next, let’s check everything for ACNH Fall (September, October & November) update 2023.


ACNH Fall (September, October & November) Events 2023


  • Grape Harvest Festival (9.1-9.30): The Grape Harvest Festival is a real-world event that occurs in various regions around the world to celebrate the harvest of grapes and the production of wine. If the event has been added to the game, it may involve special ACNH items, decorations, or activities related to grape harvesting or winemaking.

  • Bug-Off (9.24): This event is hosted by Flick, the bug enthusiast. It takes place on the fourth Saturday of June, July, August, and September. Participate in bug-catching challenges to earn points and exchange them for bug-related rewards.

  • Moon Festival (9.10-9.19): Celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, this ACNH Autumn event allows players to purchase and enjoy mooncakes and take part in moon-viewing.

  • Chuseok (9.10-9.19): Chuseok is a traditional Korean harvest festival celebrated in autumn, typically occurring in September or October. During this festival, people pay tribute to their ancestors, share traditional Korean food, and participate in various cultural activities.


  • Saint Martin's Day (11.1-11.11): Saint Martin's Day, also known as the Feast of Saint Martin, is celebrated on November 11th in various countries, particularly in Europe. During Saint Martin's Day, people often celebrate with parades, lantern processions, and traditional foods. In some regions, children carry colorful lanterns and sing songs while walking through the streets.

  • Halloween (10.31): One of the most anticipated Animal Crossing Fall events 2023, Halloween in Animal Crossing brings costume dress-up, trick-or-treating, and a visit from Jack, the "czar of Halloween," who provides exclusive rewards.

  • Fishing Tourney: Hosted by C.J., the Fall Fishing Tourney takes place on the second Saturday of January, April, July, and October. Join the fishing competition and earn rewards based on the number of fish you catch.


  • Mushrooming Season: During November, players can find various types of mushrooms around the island, which are used to craft fall-themed DIY recipes.

Thanksgiving Event (11.24): Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, this Thanksgiving-themed event involves participating in various activities and enjoying a special meal with villagers.


ACNH Fall (September, October & November) Items 2023


Grape Harvest Festival Items

  • Grape Harvest Festival

  • Grape-Harvest Basket


Moon-Viewing Day Items

  • Tsukimi Dango

  • Moon Cakes

  • Moon Rug

Chuseok Event Items

  • Songpyeon



Halloween Event Items and Furniture

  • Jack's Robe: A special robe worn by Jack, the "czar of Halloween."

  • Spooky Lantern Set: Creepy lanterns with different designs.

  • Spooky Series Furniture: A set of furniture pieces with a spooky and Halloween-themed aesthetic, including chairs, tables, and decorations.

  • Spooky Arch: A spooky archway that adds a haunted vibe to your island.

  • Spooky Scarecrow: A scarecrow with a pumpkin head.

  • Jack's Face Cutout Standee: A standee with a cutout for a photo with Jack's face.

  • Halloween-themed Wallpaper and Flooring: Wallpapers and floorings with eerie designs.

  • Halloween-themed Rugs: Rugs with various Halloween patterns.

Halloween Costumes and Clothing:

  • Pumpkin Head: A pumpkin helmet that you can wear.

  • Halloween Masks: Various masks with spooky and fun designs.

  • Halloween Clothing: Halloween-themed clothing, including dresses, shirts, and hats.

Halloween DIY Recipes:

  • DIY Recipe for Spooky Series Furniture: Players can collect DIY recipes for crafting various pieces of spooky furniture.

  • DIY Recipe for Spooky Arch: The DIY recipe to craft the spooky arch.

  • DIY Recipe for Spooky Scarecrow: The DIY recipe to craft the spooky scarecrow.

  • DIY Recipe for Halloween-themed Items: Players can find DIY recipes for crafting various Halloween-themed items like decorations and furniture.

Candy and Lollipops: 

  • During Halloween, players can collect candy and lollipops by participating in the trick-or-treating event. Villagers and other characters on the island will give players candy in exchange for interacting with them while wearing a Halloween costume.


Saint Martin's Day Items:

  • Handheld Lantern


Turkey Day Items:

  • Turkey Day Table

  • Turkey Day Chair

  • Turkey Day Decorations

  • Turkey Day Casserole

  • Turkey Day Hearth

  • Cornucopia

  • Harvest Basket

  • Autumn Wall

  • Autumn Floor

  • Fall-themed Wallpaper and Flooring

Turkey Day DIY Recipes:

  • DIY Recipe for Turkey Day Table

  • DIY Recipe for Turkey Day Chair

  • DIY Recipe for Turkey Day Decorations

  • DIY Recipe for Turkey Day Casserole

  • DIY Recipe for Turkey Day Hearth

  • DIY Recipe for Cornucopia

  • DIY Recipe for Harvest Basket

  • DIY Recipe for Autumn Wall

  • DIY Recipe for Autumn Floor

  • DIY Recipe for other Turkey Day-themed items


  • Turkey Day Sweater

  • Turkey Day Hat

  • Turkey Day Pants

  • Turkey Day Dress

  • Turkey Day Skirt

  • Turkey Day Shoes

Turkey Day Dishes

  • As part of the Animal Crossing New Horizons Thanksgiving event, Franklin will cook various dishes for the residents, and players may be rewarded with unique items or recipes based on their participation and success in helping him.


ACNH Fall (September, October & November) DIY Recipes 2023


  • Tree's Bounty DIYs: Recipes related to the Tree's Bounty series, which includes furniture items inspired by autumn and harvest themes.


  • Spooky DIYs: DIY recipes for Halloween-themed decorations, costumes, and furniture, including spooky lanterns, spooky arches, and more.


  • Mushroom DIYs: Recipes for mushroom-themed furniture and decorations, such as mushroom lamps, mushroom parasols, and mushroom wreaths.

  • Maple Leaf DIYs: DIY recipes for furniture and decorations inspired by maple leaves and fall foliage.

How To Get ACNH Autumn DIY Recipes?

To obtain DIY recipes in Animal Crossing New Horizons Fall season 2023, you can follow various methods, including:

  • Balloons: Throughout the day, colorful balloons with presents attached will float over your island. Use a slingshot to shoot down the balloons, and you might find DIY recipes inside the presents.

  • Message Bottles: You can find washed-up message bottles on your beach every day. Interact with them to obtain random DIY recipes.

  • Villagers: Your island's villagers may sometimes give you DIY recipes as gifts. Make sure to talk to them regularly to receive any DIYs they may offer.

  • Special Visitors: Some special visitors, like Celeste, Pascal, and others, might visit your island on certain days. Interact with them, and they may gift you unique DIY recipes.

  • Shaking Trees: Occasionally, you might find a DIY recipe card hidden in the leaves when you shake a tree.

  • Nook's Cranny: Each day, Nook's Cranny will have a selection of DIY recipes available for purchase. Check their selection regularly to find new ones.

  • Villager Crafting Tables: If a villager is at home and crafting, you'll see smoke coming from their chimney. Inside their house, they'll be working on a DIY project. Talk to them, and they may teach you the recipe they are currently crafting.

  • Wishes on Shooting Stars: During meteor showers, look up to the night sky and press "A" to wish on shooting stars. The next day, Isabelle might announce that you have received a new DIY recipe by collecting star fragments that washed up on your beach.