All Fall Festivals in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
All Fall Festivals in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

In this guide, we will cover all the festivals that happen during the fall season in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town.

Information About Festivals

Festival dates are marked on the calendar | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Festival dates are marked on the calendar

Festivals are events that happen every season in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town. Some festivals are simple events where the townspeople gather around and celebrate, while others are competitions that give you prizes as a result.

All shops will be closed on the day of a festival. When a festival is over, you are automatically sent back home at 6:00 PM. In some events, the entire day will be skipped and you’ll wake up at 6:00 AM the next day.

Music Festival

The music festival is held at the church | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
The music festival is held at the church

Date: Fall 3

Location: The Church

Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM

On the 2nd day of fall, Pastor Carter will visit you and ask if you’d like to join the Music Festival. If you accept, he’ll give you an ocarina to play during the festival. Visit the church at 6:00 PM to view the festival.

Warning! When the festival is over, you’ll be back in your house at 6:00 AM the next day. Finish any important tasks before going to the church.

Harvest Festival

The townspeople are preparing for the Harvest Festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
The townspeople are preparing for the Harvest Festival

Date: Fall 9

Location: Rose Square

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The townspeople gather and eat at Rose Square for the Harvest Festival. Bring something edible with you to add to the giant pot. Hold the item you wish to throw into the pot and talk to Mayor Thomas to start the festival.

Note: You can put something undesirable in the pot, like trash, weeds, rocks, or poisonous mushrooms. You will faint after eating, and everyone will complain about the food.

Full Moon Festival

Viewing the moon with Elli at the summit of Mother’s Hill | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Viewing the moon with Elli at the summit of Mother’s Hill

Date: Fall 13

Location: Summit of Mother’s Hill

Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Go to the summit of Mother’s Hill between 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM. You’ll find the girl with the highest affection for you at the top. Speak to her and watch the moon together.

Fall Horse Race

Bet on horses to collect medals during the Horse Race | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Bet on horses to collect medals during the Horse Race

Date: Fall 18

Location: Rose Square

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Same as the spring Horse Race, you can only join the race with an adult horse. Collect medals by betting on the races and exchange them for valuable items like a Power Berry or a Jewel of Truth.

You can check the guide on how to win the horse race here: How to Win the Horse Race in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Sheep Festival

The townspeople gather at the square for the Sheep Festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
The townspeople gather at the square for the Sheep Festival

Date: Fall 21

Location: Rose Square

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

One day before the event, Barley will ask you if you want to join the sheep festival. You can join with a healthy adult sheep that has its wool on. The higher your sheep’s affection, the greater chances it has in winning the contest.

If your sheep wins and has 8 or more hearts, it will produce Golden Wool. After leaving it outside the barn for 25 days, it will produce P-Wool.

Note: There is no mini-game during the Sheep Festival.

Pumpkin Festival

Giving chocolate to Popuri during the Pumpkin Festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Giving chocolate to Popuri during the Pumpkin Festival

Date: Fall 30

Location: Your farm

Time: 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Buy three chocolates from the supermarket before this day. From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM, May, Stu, and Popuri will come to your house and ask for some candy. Give them chocolates to make them happy.

Note: If Popuri is married to Kai, she will not come to your farm on this day.