Animal Crossing New Horizons: Weekly Visitors, September Updates, New Events, Items And More
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: Weekly Visitors, September Updates, New Events, Items And More

Chris Trout
7 September 2020

What's new in Animal Crossing New Horizons this month?

Times are changing in Animal Crossing New Horizons as we enter September.

The Nothern Hemisphere is preparing for the upcoming cold weather, while the Southern Hemisphere will have sunny days ahead.

While big updates only come along so often, every week has new changes that you'll be interested to know about.

New visitors, items and events can take place and it's a great opportunity to meet new Islanders and get new items.

Here's what's new this week in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

New Items And Updates

Acorns & Pine Cones

Players can now shake trees to find acorns and pine cones.

These materials can be crafted into new fall-themed items.

Meteor Showers

In September, meteor showers have a 3% chance of occurring.

Seasonal Items

September brings new season items including the following:

  • Grap Basket Backpack (800 Bells)
  • Moon Rug (2,000 Bells)

These items are available until the 30th September 2020. 

New Bugs And Fish

With September underway, new bugs, fish and sea critters are now available including:

  • Common Butterfly (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Yellow Butterfly (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Monarch Butterfly (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Cricket (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Bell Cricket (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Red Dragonfly (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Violin Beetle (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Pill Bug (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Centipede (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Pike (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Cherry Salmon (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Char (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Golden Trout (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Salmon (Northern Hemisphere)
  • King Salmon (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Mitten Crab (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Sturgeon (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Oyster (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Turban Shell (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Chambered Nautilus (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Umbrella Octopus (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Sweet Shrimp (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Yellow Butterfly (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Tiger Butterfly (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Peacock Butterfly (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Mantis (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Orchid Mantis (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Honeybee (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Stinkbug (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Man-Faced Stink Bug (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Lady Bug (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Tadpole (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Loach (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Cherry Salmon (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Char (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Golden Trout (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Barred Knifejaw (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Turban Shell (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Chambered Nautilus (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Umbrella Octopus (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Firefly Squid (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Spider Crab (Southern Hemisphere)

You can read more about them and how to get them here.

New Events

Here's a list of this month's events:

  • Grape- Harvest Festival - 1st -30th September
  • Weeding Day - 3rd September (New Leaf)
  • Labor Day - 7th September (AC, City Folk, New Leaf)
  • La-Di-Day - 12th September (Wild World)
  • Sports Fair - 23rd/24th September (AC)
  • Bug-Off - 26th September (Northern Hemisphere)
  • Yay Day - 27th September (Wild World)
  • Harvest Moon Festival - TBC (AC)
  • Autumn Moon - TBC (New Leaf)

Weekly Visitors

Flick

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-5am next day

Flick will exchange bugs for a higher price than Nook's Cranny, so it's worth talking to him if you're looking to make Bells fast.

You can also trade him three of the same bug and he'll give you a model of that bug for free.

He also runs the bug-off tournaments on the 4th Saturday of June, July, August and September in the Northern Hemisphere. He also runs them for the Southern Hemisphere on the 3rd Saturday of December, January, February and March.

To get Flick to appear, you need to have upgraded your Resident Services.

CJ

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-5am next day

CJ will set you seasports challenges which involve catching three fish of a certain size in a row. Once completed he'll buy any fish from you for a better price!

When you trade-in three fish of the same kind, you will also get a model of that species.

CJ also runs the seasonal Fishing Tourney, which happens in both hemispheres on the second Saturday of January, April, July and October.

To get CJ, you need to have upgraded your Resident Services.

Kicks

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-10pm

Kicks is a shoemaker that visits the island once a week with the rarest selection of finds.

In order to get Kicks to appear, you will need to have the Able Sisters tailors built.

Redd

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-5am next day

Redd the fine arts dealer will appear on the secret beach at some point during the weak in an attempt to sell you both real and fake art.

In order to get Redd to appear, you will have to have updated your game to version 1.2 or higher.

Leif

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-5am next day

Leif is a nature-loving sloth that will bring garden-related items to the island.

To get Leif to appear, you will need to update to version 1.2 or higher.

Celeste

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Sunday
  • Visiting Hours: 7pm-5am next day

Celeste, sister to Blathers, will sell you celestial linked recipes.

In order for her to appear, you will need to have the Museum built and a meteor shower scheduled.

Saharah

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Sunday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-Midnight

Saharah will visit your island selling rugs of varying sizes and prices. Once you've collected enough Saharah tokens, you can trade them for a 'mysterious wall' or 'mysterious floor'.

To get her to appear, you need to have upgraded from a tent to a house.

K.K. Slider

  • Visiting Days: Saturday (after first concert)
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-Midnight

Pop star K.K. Slider will appear on your island every week as part of the main storyline of the game and you can make him a regular visitor once you have gotten him to perform once.

Label

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-Midnight

Label is an aspiring fashion designer who's paying regular visits to your island to study various clothing styles. She'll ask you to model a specific style based on a theme and then rewards you - if she's pleased with your getup.

Label will reward you with a coupon to the Able sister's tailor worth up to 3,000 Bells.

Able Sister's Tailor will need to have been built for Label to visit.

Daisy Mae

  • Visiting Days: Sunday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-12pm

Daisy Mae is the Turnip connoisseur and could be your path to wealth. She visits the island to sell you fresh turnips to sell for profit at Nook's Cranny.

If you don't sell them by the following Saturday, they will rot and you can no longer sell them.

For Daisy Mae to visit, you will need to have built Nook's Cranny.

Gulliver And Pirate Gulliver

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Friday
  • Visiting Hours: 5am-5am next day

Gulliver sometimes will wash up on shore and require you to collect five communicator parts by digging in the sand where clams usually are.

He will reward you for helping him out.

He will only appear once Blathers' arrivals has been announced.

Wisp

  • Visiting Days: Monday-Sunday
  • Visiting Hours: 8pm-5am next day

Wisp is a scared ghost that needs help finding five wisps scattered around the island. If you can find them all, it will reward you with a high-value item you don't already have.

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