Bug-Off is an Event in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

The Bug-Off is an event hosted by Flick during the Summer Months. It is held every 3rd Saturday during that season.

Event Calendar[edit]

  • Time: 9am-6pm
    • Northern Hemisphere
Month Date (2020)
June 27th
July 25th
August 22nd
September 26th
    • Southern Hemisphere
Month Date (2020)
November 21th
December 29th
January 16th
February 20th


  • Entering the Bug-Off: First entry free, every subsequent entry: 500 Bells
  • The challenge is to catch as many bugs as possible in 3 minutes.
  • Each bug caught is 1 point.
  • You earn 2 extra points for every 3 bugs you catch.
  • Accruing 10 points lets you redeem them for a random prize.


Each reward can be redeemed for 10 points, but is selected at random.