Animal Crossing: New Horizons Festivale Event Starter Guide


The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Festivale event is now live and for those taking to those islands once more to get into the celebratory spirit, we threw together a handy little guide to get you started. From feathers to fun, here is what you need to know about the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons event. 

The event itself is based on Carnival and allows players to purchase Festival-themed furniture, new clothes from the Able Sisters shop, and craft some quirky new DIY items to deck out for a good ‘ol time. For those looking to be the island hostess with the mostess, you’re going to want to get really familiar with feather gathering in-game. 

When you jump into your island once more, you’ll notice colorful feathers afloat in the sky. You can catch them in the air while using your net, but the Rainbow Feather (which you will want) will require you to talk to Pavé in order to craft one. You can find this character over by Resident Services. 

Gather as many feathers as you can to trade them in. You’ll need to trade in the colored feathers nine times in order to craft Rainbow Feathers. Craft three and you’ll be able to get a recipe for the Festivale Float. 

To craft a Rainbow Feather, here’s what you need: 

  • 1 Red Feather
  • 1 Blue Feather
  • 1 Green Feather
  • 1 Purple Feather

If you find yourself having too many of one color and not a lot of luck finding what you need, chat with your villagers too! Some of them will have their own feathers that you can trade for. 

If you want to craft all three, make sure to have three of each to bring to Pavé. Once you’ve traded in three Rainbow Feathers to their intended destination, it’s time to craft the Festival Float, which will only be available during this time. 

The Rainbow Feathers are awesome. Not only can you create a killer float but you can also use them to tweak the colors of Festivale furniture for your humble abode. 

The latest event is a vibrantly colored good time as Nintendo continues to provide new ways to keep tuned into that island life. Have you jumped into Animal Crossing: New Horizons to get started on your own festive adventure? Sound off with your thoughts on Festivale in the comment section below! 


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