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

In this guide, we will cover all the festivals that happen during the summer 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.

Beach Day

The player’s dog is competing in the frisbee contest | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
The player’s dog is competing in the frisbee contest

Date: Summer 1

Location: Mineral Beach

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

If you have an adult dog, you can join the frisbee contest. You must train your dog daily before the festival to win the contest. You’ll receive a Power Berry as a prize if you win the frisbee contest for the first time.

Tip: You have unlimited stamina during the festival so you can fish as long as you like. You can bring your basket and fill it with fish for extra money.

Check the guide on how to win the beach day festival here: How to Win the Beach Day Festival in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Chicken Festival

The townspeople gather and watch the chicken festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
The townspeople gather and watch the chicken festival

Date: Summer 7

Location: Rose Square

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

You can join the chicken festival with a healthy, mature chicken. Your goal is to scare the opponent’s chicken out of the ring by rooting for your chicken. Press the A button at the correct timing to encourage your chicken and scare your opponent.

If you win three rounds, your chicken will start to lay Golden Eggs once it reaches the maximum affection level of 10 hearts.

Cow Festival

Everyone gathers at the town square for the cow festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Everyone gathers at the town square for the cow festival

Date: Summer 20

Location: Rose Square

Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

You can join the cow festival with a non-pregnant mature cow. The higher your cow’s affection is, the greater the chances it has to win the contest. If you win the contest, your cow will start producing Gold Milk.

If you leave your cow outside for a total of 25 game days after winning the cow festival, it will produce P-Milk.

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

Fireworks Festival

Watching the fireworks at the beach with Ann | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Watching the fireworks at the beach with Ann

Date: Summer 24

Location: Mineral Beach

Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM

The villagers watch fireworks at Mineral Beach during this festival. If you have a girl with at least a green heart, you can invite her to watch the fireworks together. If she accepts, you’ll watch the fireworks together at the docks, and her affection will increase.

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