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May is the fifth month of the year.

Events In May

  • Fishing Tourney in 'Wild World'Wild World​, City Folk & New Leaf'New Leaf​.
    • In Wild World this event occurs on the third Sunday of the month.
    • In City Folk this event occurs on the third Saturday of the month and enables the player to catch some special fish that day. (This is the last day of the event series.)
    • Check main article for more information.
  • Yay Day in Wild World.
    • This event occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month.
    • Check main article for more information.
  • International Museum Day in New Horizons
    • This event occurs on May 18 and ends May 31st.
    • Check main article for more information.
  • May Day in New Horizons
    • This event takes place on the first week of May.
    • Nook will distribute special May Day tickets which can be redeemed any day until May 7th, which are good for an event mystery tour.


Villagers born during this month fall under either the or signs.

May 1stClyde the horse and Don Resetti
May 2ndMint the squirrel
May 3rdSylvia the kangaroo and Carlo
May 4thDeirdre the deer
May 5thPaolo the elephant and Daisy Mae
May 6thTank the rhino
May 7thOzzie the koala
May 8thCurlos the sheep
May 9thBunnie the rabbit
May 10thPatty the cow, Bessie the cow, and Flick
May 11thCherry the dog
May 12thEllie the elephant
May 13thBiskit the dog
May 14thCanberra the koala and Chuck the bull
May 15thLeonardo the tiger and Carrot the cow
May 16thIke the bear

May 17thGayle the alligator
May 18thPekoe the cub
May 19thOlaf the anteater
May 20thT-Bone the bull
May 21stJune the cub
May 22ndColton the horse and Mabel
May 23rdPeggy the pig
May 24thDeli the monkey
May 25thDerwin the duck and Gulliver
May 26thBruce the deer and Masa the dog
May 27thDel the alligator
May 28thRenée the rhino and Cece the squirrel
May 29thPurrl the cat
May 30thHamlet the hamster and Tom Nook
May 31stMarcie the kangaroo

Available collectables

Note: this table has not yet been updated for New Horizons

NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
AngelfishRiver1,0004pm - 9am
Barbel SteedRiver200All day
Barred KnifejawOcean5,000All day
BassRiver300All day
Black BassRiver300All day
BluegillRiver3009am - 4pm
Brook TroutPool150All day
Butterfly fishOcean1,000All day
CarpRiver300All day
CatfishPool8004pm - 9am
CharWaterfall3,8004am - 9am, 4pm - 9pm
Cherry SalmonRiver1,0004am - 9am, 4pm - 9pm
ClownfishOcean650All day
CoelacanthOcean (rain)15,000All day
CrawfishPond250All day
Crucian CarpRiver120All day
DaceRiver2004pm - 9am
Freshwater GobyRiver300All day
FrogPond120All day
Giant TrevallyIsland4,500All day
GoldfishRiver1,300All day
GuppyRiver1,3009am - 4pm
HerabunaRiver300All day
Horse MackerelOcean150All day
KillifishPond300All day
KoiRiver4,000All day
Large BassRiver3,000All day
LoachRiver300All day
Neon TetraRiver5009am - 4pm
Nibble FishRiver1,2009am - 4pm
OarfishOcean9,000All day
OctopusOcean500All day
Olive FlounderOcean800All day
Pale ChubRiver1609am - 4pm
Popeyed GoldfishRiver1,3009am - 4pm
Rainbow TroutRiver8004am - 9am, 4pm - 9pm
Red SnapperOcean3,000All day
Ribbon EelIsland600All day
Sea BassOcean200All day
SeahorseOcean1,100All day
Small BassRiver200All day
SquidOcean400All day
SurgeonfishOcean1,000All day
TadpolePond100All day
Whale SharkIsland13,000All day
Zebra TurkeyfishOcean400All day
NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
AntOn rotten turnips, rotten fruit and candy80All day
BeeShake trees2,000All day
CockroachOn trees, turnips and flowers.(GCN, WW)5All day
Common ButterflyNear flowers904am - 7pm
Common DragonflyFlying1308am - 5pm
CrabOn the beach150All day
Diving BeetleIn the river8008am - 5pm
FleaOn villagers70All day
FlyNear garbage60All day
Hermit Crabdisguised as seashells1,0007pm - 8am
HoneybeeNear flowers1008am - 5pm
LadybugOn flowers1308am - 5pm
Long LocustOn the ground2008am - 7pm
MantisOn flowers4308am - 5pm
Mole CricketUnder the ground280All day
MothNear lights607pm - 4am
Orchid MantisOn white flowers2,4008am - 5pm
Peacock ButterflyOn purple, black and blue flowers2208am - 5pm
Pill BugUnder rocks250All day
PondskaterOn ponds1308am - 7pm
Raja Brooke ButterflyNear flowers2,5008am - 5pm
SnailOn flowers (rain)250All day
SpiderShake trees300All day
Spotted LadybugOn flowers2008am - 5pm
StinkbugOn trees120All day
Tiger BeetleOn the ground (island)1,5008am - 7pm
Tiger ButterflyNear red flowers1608am - 5pm
Wharf RoachOn the beach200All day
Yellow ButterflyFlying804am - 7pm
Deep-sea creatures
NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
AbaloneOcean4004pm - 9am
Acorn BarnacleOcean200All day
Chambered NautilusOcean900All day
Ear ShellOcean3004pm - 9am
Giant IsopodIsland9,000All day
LobsterOcean2,500All day
Mantis ShrimpOcean1,2504pm - 9am
OctopusOcean1,000All day
Pearl OysterOcean1,600All day
ScallopOcean1,000All day
Sea AnemoneOcean100All day
Sea SlugOcean200All day
Sea StarOcean100All day
Sea UrchinOcean800All day
SeaweedOcean200All day
Spotted Garden EelIsland600All day
Turban ShellOcean3004pm - 9am
Notes: Location, price, and time, comes from the collectible's most recent appearance. For older information, please see that collectible's individual page. The flat stag beetle is listed under stag beetle, the Ladybug from Wild World and later is listed under Spotted ladybug and the water beetle is listed under Diving beetle. A bold name indicates that collectible makes its first appearance that month. A red background indicates that collectible will not be available in the next month. Collectibles that are available on New Leaf's Island are not listed if they do not appear in the town in this month, however, island-exclusive collectibles such as the whale shark are listed for every month.
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