Stardew Valley Festivals Walkthrough: Best Festivals to Enjoy

By GamesRecon

In Stardew Valley, everyone can experience the changes of the four seasons just like in the real world. Each season will have different festivals. These Stardew Valley festivals are the adjustment of everyone’s farm life so that we can put down the farm work and experience life. The article will bring you a guide to festivals in Stardew Valley. I hope you can learn more about these.

Different festivals in Stardew Valley have different holding times. The day before the festival, you receive a letter from the mayor, and the TV weather forecast will also prompt you. When the festival starts, there will also be a prompt in the lower left corner of the screen, so you basically don’t have to worry about it. Miss the festival. The time in the festival venue will not flow, everyone can fully appreciate the content of the Stardew Valley festival without paying attention to the time. You can have a dialogue with everyone and learn some interesting things. Let’s start to introduce them one by one.

1. Spring

Egg Festival

Stardew Valley Egg Festival

  • Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the 13th day of spring
  • Venue: Pelican Town Plaza
  • End time: 10:00 PM

The main content of the egg festival is a game called the easter egg hunt game. But there is a more important thing the strawberry seeds are sold at Pierre’s booth, which is the main way for everyone to get the seeds. So everyone should prepare enough in advance – the amount of money to buy depends on individual needs.

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As for the Stardew Valley egg hunt, you can choose to start after talking to Mayor Louis. You need to collect eggs within 50 seconds. If you collect more than 8 eggs, you can win, otherwise, you will lose to Abigail. It is not difficult to win the egg hunt game. As long as you are familiar with the location of eggs, you can usually get more than 10 eggs. After the first victory, you will get a straw hat as a reward, and if you win again, you will get 1000g.

Flower Dance Festival

Flower Dance Stardew Valley Festival

  • Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the 24th day of spring
  • Venue: Coal Mine Forest
  • End time: 10:00 PM

The main content of the Flower Dance festival is dancing, but before talking about dancing, let’s talk about Pierre, who never misses any opportunity to make money. He set up another booth here, but this time the things he sells are right. Everyone’s needs are not big, and you can buy them next year. Among them, the Tub o’Flowers recipe and scarecrow collection are must-haves, and cheap daffodils are also a good choice to buy as gifts.

If you want to participate, you can invite any NPC villager as a dance partner. The premise is that your friendship with him reaches 4 stars, usually in the spring of the first year. It is very difficult to achieve because everyone does not have so much energy and financial resources to improve their favorability, but in the spring of the second year, you can invite dance partners. After dancing, your friendship with your partner will increase by one star.

2. Summer


Stardew Valley Luau Festival

  • Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the 11th day of summer
  • Venue: Beach
  • End time: 10:00 PM

During Luau, everyone will have dinner together, and this time the governor will also come. This is the only chance to see him. The only thing Luau can do is add the ingredients he brings to the middle wooden barrel.

After talking to the town mayor, the festival starts. The governor will taste the soup in the wooden barrel in the middle of the banquet and will react differently according to the ingredients that the player puts in. This will affect the player’s favorability with all villagers. The governor’s reaction after tasting the soup is divided into 6 types, each reaction will increase or decrease the favorability of different values, if you don’t put anything, it will not affect the favorability.

Dance of Moonlight Jellyfish

Dance of Moonlight Jellyfish Festival

  • Time: 10:00 PM-12:00 AM on the 28th day of summer
  • Venue: Beach
  • End time: 12:00 AM

Moonlight Jellyfish Dance may not be called a festival to a certain extent, it is just the migration day of Moonlight Jellyfish. Villagers and players gather to watch the grand occasion of Moonlight Jellyfish migration. As an ornamental festival, Moonlight Jellyfish Dance has no other festivals. The content is so rich, it is more to express the awe of nature and to express everyone’s emotions, but this is the meaning of the festival.

3. Autumn

Stardew Valley Fair

Stardew Valley Fair Event

  • Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM on the 16th day of autumn
  • Location: town
  • End time: 10:00 PM

Valley Fair can be said to be one of the most content and interesting Stardew Valley festivals. You can think of this festival as a garden party. Players can get stars through various mini-games and exhibitions in exchange for useful items. First, find the bus stop near the station entrance to exchange for prizes, hats, scarecrows, and Stardrops are the targets for everyone to exchange.

When you come to the town, you can see a lot of booths. The first thing to do is to complete the farm display competition. After placing 9 exhibits in the exhibition booth, talk to the mayor and he will come to evaluate. After the evaluation, talk to him. It will be graded and rewarded according to your exhibits. If your exhibit wins first place, you will be rewarded with 1,000-star coins. Remember to take the exhibits back after completing the competition.

The games at the Stardew Valley Fair recommend spinning and fishing, and you can also play other games. Next to the fountain on the north side of the market, Gus can be seen cooking survival burgers, which players can eat for free to replenish their energy. After playing through everything in the fair and redeeming what you need, you can go home.

Soul Night

Soul Night

  • Time: 10:00 PM-11:50 PM on the 27th day of autumn
  • Location: Town
  • End time: 12:00 AM

The main content of Soul Night is a labyrinth, but let’s talk about Pierre’s booth first, where the Tub o’Flowers recipe and scarecrow are worth buying, as achievements and collection decorations. As for the maze of Soul Night, there is nothing particularly complicated. There is a wall in the upper left corner that can be passed directly. After passing through the cave, you will see a treasure chest. After opening it, you will get a golden pumpkin. This golden pumpkin is for decoration only.

4. Winter

Ice Festival

Ice Festival Valley

  • Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the 8th day of winter
  • Venue: Coal Mine Forest
  • End time: 10:00 PM

Of course, the ice festival is inseparable from the ice and snow. During this Stardew Valley festival, you can make ice sculptures and make snowmen, and the most important thing is ice fishing. It also starts after a dialogue with the mayor. This part is not difficult for everyone, and you need to pay attention. Don’t throw more than half the force, otherwise, it will be thrown out. If you win first place in the ice fishing competition for the first time, you will get a navy hat and several hooks. If you win again, you will get 2000g.

Night Market

Night Market

  • Time: 5:00 PM-2:00 AM from 15th to 17th in winter
  • Venue: Beach
  • End time: 10:00 PM

The duration of the night market is three days, so everyone should pay attention to their physical planning during the night market, and avoid activities without physical strength during the period. Remember to go to the coffee merchant to receive a free cup of coffee every hour.

The main activity of the night market is the trading market. During the festival, there will be many trading ships docked at the wharf, many of which will sell seeds and other props. You can also purchase the greenhouse construction methods needed in winter through the night market merchant ships. Among the many merchant ships is Lupini, a famous painter who specializes in selling paintings. Collecting all his paintings can unlock an achievement.

Night market also has a mermaid exhibition on a mermaid boat. Players can watch the exhibition to memorize the order of the music, and they can get a pearl as a reward if they succeed in the challenge. In addition, after talking to the old captain and paying 1000 gold coins, you can go deep-sea fishing. Here you can catch some rare fish that are not usually seen.

Feast of the Winter Star

Stardew Valley Feast of the Winter Star

  • Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the 25th day of winter
  • Location: Town
  • End time: 10:00 PM

Feast of the Winter Star is the last festival of the year. It is similar to Christmas. Before the festival starts, players will receive an email from the mayor. Everyone needs to prepare a gift for a random mysterious friend and give it to him on the festival day. This can be done by gaining 5 times favorability, and players will also receive gifts from other villagers as mysterious friends. Remember to communicate with each NPC before leaving.

All nine festivals in Stardew Valley have been introduced here. Although the impact of festivals on the game process is not great, in fact, each festival is more about giving players a chance to contact NPCs, so that players can better understand these villagers. Slowly integrate into Stardew Valley, let everyone feel that this is not just a simple online game.