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Colored lights everywhere!

August marks the end of the summer months. Being the end of summer, a handful of bugs won't be around starting next month! So get out there! August is also the month of fireworks, so let's end our summer enjoying the show with some friends.


  • Big Cloud Season (All month) - Between the hours of 9am and 3pm, you might see large clouds in your sky. So look up every once in a while!
  • Fireworks Season (All month) - Drop by the Nooklings' Shop to pick up your very own fireworks to set off.
  • Fireworks Show (Every Sunday) - Every Sunday between 7pm and midnight, fireworks will light up the night sky. Drop by the event plaza to receive some shiny accessories from IsabelleCrazy Redd will also sell you Redd's Cookies for 500 Bells, for a chance to win some rare items.
  • Shaved Ice from Mom (August 8) - Your mom will send you a Shave-Ice Maker on this day, so check your mailbox!
  • Obon (August 15 or 16) Japan - The Bon Festival is a day to honor the spirits of your ancestors, so reflect on their importance! Head over to the event plaza to receive an Eggplant Cow or Cucumber Horse, between 6am and midnight.
  • Bug-Off (Third Saturday) - Go out there and catch some bugs! Nat will be waiting at the Plaza. Bring him bugs based on rarity, size, and color. Getting a high score in this tournament is the only way to net yourself the Insect Series. See the main page for more details.


  • Kid Cat - August 1st
  • Vladmir - August 2nd
  • Benjamin - August 3rd
  • Bones - August 4th
  • Poppy - August 5th
  • Chester - August 6th
  • Rory - August 7th
  • Bud - August 8th
  • Soleil - August 9th
  • Cole - August 10th
  • Gigi - August 11th
  • Gloria - August 12th
  • Tabby - August 13th
  • Rod - August 14th
  • Wendy - August 15th
  • Nate - August 16th
  • Stinky - August 17th
  • Rocco - August 18th
  • Alice - August 19th
  • Lopez - August 20th
  • Wart Jr. - August 21st
  • Rolf - August 22nd
  • Nana - August 23rd
  • Nan - August 24th
  • Tipper - August 25th
  • Rowan - August 26th
  • Bangle - August 27th
  • Chrissy - August 28th
  • Gruff - August 29th
  • Hazel - August 30th
  • Nicole - August 31st


Italics signify new fish this month. Bold signifies fish that don't appear next month. This list excludes year-round fish.


Italics signify new bugs this month. Bold signifies bugs that don't appear next month. This list excludes year-round bugs.

Deep-Sea Creatures[]

Italics signify new deep-sea creatures this month. Bold signifies deep-sea creatures that don't appear next month. This list excludes year-round deep-sea creatures.