A new event is on now: Katie's Sakura Festival!
The event starts March 31st and goes until April 10th. There are two halves to the event.
In the first half (starting on March 31st):
- Two types of seasonal seeds are available for planting: white sakura seeds and pink sakura seeds. Both types of seeds can be received by completing animal requests. White sakura seeds can be purchased from Lloid. Pink sakura seeds can be received by sharing white blossom bees and pink blossom bees in other people's gardens.
- Two types of rare creatures can be acquired. White blossom bees can be found on newly bloomed white sakuras. Pink blossom bees can be found on newly bloomed pink sakuras.
- One new type of seed is available: yellow sakura seeds. They can be acquired from completing requests or sharing silver or gold blossom bees in other's gardens.
- Two types of blossom bees, silver and gold, can be found on newly bloomed yellow sakuras.
This event in particular contains "Hard Tasks". These are bonus tasks for the event once you have completed the regular ones needed to acquire all the items. Completing hard tasks will grant you recoloured versions of items obtained throughout the event. Note that these items will not appear in the catalog, and will not count towards event completion.
A new clothing collection, Sakura Hakama is available for crafting using Leaf Tickets, from March 31st until April 29th.
Merry's Sakura Cookie is available from Tommy in Market Place!
Available from April 1st until June 30th, you can unlock furniture, clothing, and a special memory featuring Merry. It costs the usual 50 Leaf Tickets, and it should be possible to acquire these cookies from Tommy for 5000 every so often. There is also a 5 pack of the cookies that costs 250 Leaf Tickets and grants 5+1 stamps.