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How To Get The New Year’s Hat In ACNH

Here's how to get a New Year's Hat in Animal Crossing New Horizons. You can obtain the hat in color variants during the New Year's Eve Event.

The Animal Crossing New Horizon’s New Year’s Hat is one of the items you can obtain to celebrate 2021 virtually. Just like previous holidays, players can collect a lot of New Years Items including furniture, food, Party poppers, Light Stick and more. If you are curious to know how to get the New Year’s Hat in ACNH (Animal Crossing New Horizons), this guide will help you out.

Animal Crossing New Horizons New Years Hat – How to Get?

To get the New Years Hat in ACNH, you have to talk to Tom Nook during the New Years Eve/Day Event from December 31 to January 1 from 5 am to 2 am and buy from him. It costs 500 Bells. The hats are available in two styles – one is a top hat while the other is a pointy hat perfect for parties. The New Year’s Hat is the pointy one while the New Year’s Silk Hat is the Top Hat. They will come in 8 color variations each. Note that you will be allowed to purchase one hat type in four colors but if you want more, you can get them from friends by visiting other islands.

The color variations for the New Years Hat in ACNH are Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Pink and Light Blue. Also, if you want to sell it, it will fetch you 125 Bells.

Players are super excited because the New Year’s Eve event in Animal Crossing New Horizons is going to be epic with a Countdown, Party Poppers, Fireworks show etc. Plus, there will be food, furniture and lots more that you can obtain from the Nook Shopping app.

ACNH New Year’s Eve Food Items List


  • Fizzy Apple Juice – 1000 Bells
  • Twelve Grape Dish – 1200 Bells
  • Berliner – 1200 Bells
  • New Year’s Noodles – 1300 Bells

These are available until the 31st of December 2020.

Animal Crossing New Horizons New Year’s Items List

If you want the following New Year’s items, you can get them from the Nook Shopping app from 1st Jan to 15th Jan, 2021.

  • 2021 Celebratory Arch – 2,021 Bells
  • Kadomatsu – 2,580 Bells
  • Kagamimochi – 1,800 Bells
  • New Years Shimekazari – 2,000 Bells
  • Olivier Salad – 1,000 Bells
  • Yut Nori – 1,300 Bells
  • Zodiac Ox Figurine – 1,600 Bells

That’s everything about how to get the New Year’s Hat in ACNH and some more items to ring in the new year. While you are here, check out how to make a Snowman (Perfect Snowboy) and lots more in our ACNH wiki.