Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Start May Day

It’s May and that means it’s time for a new event in Animal Crossing New Horizons. This new event is called May Day and it runs from May 1 – 4. To help you get started in this new event use our how to start May Day guide below.

How to Visit the May Day Island?

Image showing how to start the May Day event in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

To start the May Day event wait for May 1 (or time travel to May 1) and start the day. When you login for the first time you will receive news that it is May Day. In this announcement you will learn that Tom Nook has a May Day ticket to give you at the services building. Head to Tom Nook and speak to him to start a short quiz about May Day. After taking the quiz you will learn the May Day Ticket is at the Airport on your island. Go to the airport and speak to Orville to start you May Day Island Tour.

That’s all you need to know about starting the May Day event. Note this event runs from May 1 – 4 and the May Day Tour Ticket is only available until May 7 so use it quickly. To learn more about the May Day Island Tour check out our guide here.

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