ACNH Turkey Day 2022: New Items, Recipes, Ingredients, Rewards, Changes of Animal Crossing Thanksgiving Event

10/5/2022 11:26:47 PM

As one of the biggest annual holidays celebrated in Animal Crossing New Horizons, Turkey Day is returning to our island with Franklin’s cook recipes, secret ingredients, rewards, new thanksgiving themed items, and refresh content. In this guide, follow us to get know all information you should know about the Animal Crossing New Horizons Thanksgiving Day Event!

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ACNH Thanksgiving Turkey Day Event Guide 2022 - Franklin's Dish Ingredients, DIY Recipes & Rewards

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the fall harvest and enjoy great food. In order to enjoy the joy of the holiday, on the island of Animal Crossing New Horizon, the Turkey Day event will be held on the fourth Thursday of November every year, during the event, let's help the great guest Franklin make treats for Thanksgiving gifts.

ACNH Turkey Day 2022 Release Date

Turkey Day event of 2022 will be held on November 24th, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, where Frankin, the Thanksgiving czar, will visit your island! This Thanksgiving event release time is the same for islands in both the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. In the event that the activation period of the event has ended, it is possible to access it again by practicing a journey through time, also called Time Travel, simply by changing the date of your console.

ACNH Turkey Day 2022 Changes

Similar to other events, we can expect to get new items and even new event content like Franklin's new secret recipes this Thanksgiving.

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ACNH Thanksgiving (Turkey Day) Items & Franklin Rewards

In ACNH, the essence of events is not only to allow us to enjoy the holiday joy in the game, but also to let us participate in events to obtain items related to the theme of the event that can be used to decorate our island, and also on Thanksgiving no exception. So we'll walk you through how the whole turkey day goes by listing all the Thanksgiving items and telling you how to get them.


How To Join the Turkey Day Event 2022 & Get Thanksgiving Items?

Without a doubt, to get these exclusive Thanksgiving items, you must first participate in the event:

  • Update your game to the current version

  • On November 24th, from 9:00 AM, the Turkey chef – Franklin will appear in Resident Services area with his cooking table

  • Talk with Franklin and get dish ingredients for 4 different Thanksgiving dishes

  • Get the ingredients (fish, sea creatures, mushrooms, crops) by fishing, diving, and collecting the needed materials

  • Exchange fish with villagers in their homes to gather your missing ingredients and learn hints for the secret ingredient for each of 4 dishes

  • Give the required ingredients for each dish to Franklin, then receive Turkey Day items, DIY recipes, and Cooking recipes as rewards

  • Give the correct secret ingredients for each dish to receive Turkey Day items and DIY recipes as the extra rewards


Non-Craftable Turkey Day Set items

These are non-craftable items that can only be obtained by helping Franklin cook his 4 dishes during the Thanksgiving event:

l  Turkey Day Rug (Cook Dish 1)

l  Turkey Day Wall (Cook Dish 2)

l  Turkey Day Flooring (Cook Dish 3)

l  Cornucopia (Cook Dish 4)

How To Get:

1.     During Turkey Day, collect the ingredients of each Thanksgiving dish and cook the dish for Franklin for the first time, one of the 4 above Turkey Day items will be rewarded to you each time.


Thanksgiving Dish Cooking Recipes

These are the 4 Turkey Day cooking recipes that you can obtain to cook the Thanksgiving dishes at your own kitchen anytime, but first of all, you should unlock the DIY cooking feature in DIY Recipes+ on your NookPhone.

l  Clam Chowder

l  Pumpkin Pie

l  Gratin

l  Fish Meunière

How To Get:

1.     During Turkey Day, complete all four Thanksgiving dishes for Franklin, he will reward you the above 4 Turkey Day Cooking recipes

2.     After the Turkey Day event and through the rest of November, you can purchase the Turkey Day Recipes DIY collection including the 4 cooking recipes from Nook’s Cranny for 6,860 bells


Craftable Turkey Day Items

These are the 8 Turkey Day items you can obtain the items directly or their DIY recipes from Franklin during the event:

l  Turkey Day Casserole

l  Turkey Day Chair

l  Turkey Day Decorations

l  Turkey Day Garden Stand

l  Turkey Day Hearth

l  Turkey Day Table

l  Turkey Day Table Setting

l  Turkey Day Wheat Decor

How To Get:

1.     Give secret ingredients to Franklin to enhance his Thanksgiving dish, he will give you a random piece of the above 8 Turkey Day items (each time for a random one)

2.     Once you help Franklin enhance all of his 4 Thanksgiving dishes by giving him secret ingredients, he will reward you with the full DIY recipe set of the 8 Turkey Day items, then you can collect the required materials to craft them by yourself.

3.     After the Thanksgiving day event and through the rest of November, you can purchase the Cozy Turkey Day DIY collection including the 8x Turkey Day Set DIY recipes) for 19,800 bells at Nook’s Cranny, or buy the 8x Thanksgiving theme items in the shop’s seasonal sale slot


Franklin Turkey Day Dishes & Ingredients

Obviously, to get these Turkey Day items for free, all we had to do was gather ingredients to help Franklin finish his Thanksgiving dishes. So let's take a look at the list of ingredients for Thanksgiving dishes and how to get each of them:

Clam Chowder Ingredients

l  3 Manila Clams

l  Secret Ingredient:

l  Scallop


Pumpkin Pie Ingredients

l  1 Orange Pumpkin

l  1 Random: Green Pumpkin / White Pumpkin / Yellow Pumpkin

l  Secret Ingredient: Two Pumpkins not originally requested


Gratin Ingredients

Northern Hemisphere

l  1 Random: Mussel / Potato / Carrot

l  1 Random: Flat Mushroom / Round Mushroom / Skinny Mushroom / Oyster

l  Secret Ingredient: Dungeness Crab

Southern Hemisphere

1.     1 Squid

2.     1 Random: Sea Urchin / Potato / Carrot

3.     Secret Ingredient: Dungeness Crab


Fish Meunière Ingredients

Northern Hemisphere

l  1 Sea Bass

l  1 Random: Dab / Olive Flounder / Red Snapper / Flour

l  Secret Ingredient: Barred Knifejaw

Southern Hemisphere

l  1 Sea Bass

l  1 Random: Olive Flounder / Red Snapper / Flour

l  Secret Ingredient: Barred Knifejaw


How To Get Turkey Day Ingredients?

You can obtain the above ingredients by gathering, fishing or diving. You can also exchange fish with your villagers for your missing ingredients at your villager's house on the day of the event. We haven't yet confirmed whether Nintendo will add a new Thanksgiving dish recipe, but you can't go wrong with a few crops, seasonal items, fish, and seafood prepared ahead of time.

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