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Coral Island – Festival Guide (Updated)

Coral Island by Stairway Games is the Southeast Asian alternative to Stardew Valley. It’s a beautiful game that has you spending each day farming, fishing, catching bugs and making friends with the diverse townsfolk. But on special days you can take a break from all that and celebrate the different festivals on the island.

These festivals range from celebrating the change of the seasons to partaking in environmental impact works and more! Right now there are a total of eight festivals on Coral Island, two every season. You’ll get a notification the day before the festival starts and while attendance is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged!

Attendance at festivals on Coral Island is optional so if you don’t feel like going you don’t have to. But there’s no reason why not! If you attend festivals you’ll be able to learn more about the culture of the island as well as the residents that live there. You’ll participate in several mini-games as well as have a chance to increase your friendship with the residents. There’s really no downside!

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You’ll get a notification of a festival happening the day before and the day of the festival so you’ll have plenty of time to prepare. Make sure to attend the festival during the “start time” and note that when you leave it’ll be at the “end time”. So you’ll likely lose most of the day when you go. Make sure to do everything you need to do beforehand!

   

Spring 10 – Cherry Blossom Festival

Location: Alun-Alun Square, East of the Lake
Start Time: 9:00 – 14:00
End Time: 21:00

The Cherry Blossom Festival is the first festival of the year! And it’s done to celebrate the coming of Spring with the pink blooms of the cherry blossom tree. In Coral Island, it takes place on the East side of the lake at Alun-Alun Square. To begin just talk to Mayor Connor and then interact with the Cherry Blossom festival balloon.

Once the festival begins, the in-game clock will stop and you’ll be free to socialise with the townsfolk as well as participate in the festival mini-games.

 

Cherry Blossom Festival Activities

Potluck – Bring any item beforehand to put in the Potluck. Depending on the item, six possible results will affect the townspeople’s reactions.

Balap Karung – A sack-race mini-game. Time your button presses with the indicator. Below is a list of the potential prizes

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place5th Place
x5 Candied tree seed
1,000g
100x Merit Points
x5 Candied tree seed
500g
x5 Candied tree seed
250g
x3 Candied tree seed
50g
x1 Candied tree seed

Leave the festival by leaving the Alun-Alun Square area. When you do so Connor will ask if you really want to go. Say yes and you’ll be teleported to your home at the end of festival time, 21:00.

 

Festival Shop

The Stall at the North of the festival sells decorations and outfits.

Festival ItemPrice
Cherry blossom plant680
Sakura farmer outfit2500
Patterned kotatsu chair384
Shoji-style room divider520
Wave painting544
Ancient patterned vase704
Cherry blossom painting760
Shoji-style square window1088
Shoji-style round window1088
Standing lantern lamp1360
Shoji-style paper lamp1360
Pokyo rug2040
 

Spring 21 – Tree Planting Festival

Location: Behind Your Farm, Near The Ranch
Start Time: 8:00 – 14:00
End Time: 21:00

The Animal Festival is Starlet Town’s celebration of all our furry, feathery and scaly friends. To participate fully in this festival you’ll need to have a pet, chicken and/or cow. Not to worry if you’re in your first year and don’t have access to any of these animals yet. There’s still plenty to enjoy at the festival as well as a non-pet related activity to participate in as well.

To attend the event head over to the area near the Ranch at the designated start time. Once you start the festival, you and the townsfolk will walk into the Caverns and travel by boat to Purwo Woods. You’ll have some time to chat with the other townspeople and when you’re ready to start just interact with the event balloon.

 

Tree Planting Festival Activities

The Tree Planting Festival is fairly simple and will be split up into three stages. Don’t worry about bringing your farm tools to the event because everything you need will be provided for you.

  1. Clear the debris in this area to move on to the next stage.
  2. Till a 2×2 spot on all of the marked ground, you come across to move onto the next stage.
  3. Find the tilled areas in the stage and plant your allotted saplings to finish the tree planting festival.

If you participate in this festival continuously it will trigger the full restoration of the Purwo Woods in Year 4. The game developers also hint at a secret that will appear after you do!

 

Festival Shop

Festival ItemPrice
Pine Cone5
Maple Seed5
Oak Seed5
Wild seeds30
Candied Tree Seed70
Compost10
Fertilizer I32
Fertilizer II112
 

Summer 12 – Animal Festival

Location: Town Square, In front of the Community Center
Start Time: 9:00 – 14:00
End Time: 21:00

The Tree Planting Festival is the first environmental conservation festival of the year on Coral Island. The purpose of this is to help revitalise the Purwo Woods which have become barren from illegal logging. You’ll receive a letter from Mayor Connor a day before the event inviting you to attend.

To attend the event head over to the Town Square at the designated start time. You can then proceed to chat with all the townspeople and take part in the various activities.

 

Animal Festival Activities

Pet Race – You’ll need to own a pet to participate in the pet race. How well your pet does will be in relation to how deep a bond you have with it.

  • 1st Place Prize – Indoor Fox Pet Bed and 300x Merit Points

Chicken Competition – Like the other activities at the Animal Festival you’ll need to own a chicken for this event. Chickens will face off in a staring contest which you can win by hitting the right buttons at the right time.

If your chicken wins they’ll be able to start laying golden eggs. Golden eggs sell for a higher price than regular eggs and produce 2x Mayonnaise instead of 1x in a Mayonnaise Maker.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
500g
100x Merit Points
500g300g100g

Cow Competition – You’ll need to own a cow to enter this competition. The competition will involve cows racing against each other. Food will be thrown on the ground to distract your cow, make sure to call them towards you to win the race.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
500g
100x Merit Points
500g300g100g

Rodeo – The Rodeo is the only event in the Animal Festival that you can participate in without an Animal. All you need to do is stay on a mechanical bull by hitting a few QTEs. If you hit the wrong button more than three times you’ll be thrown off.

1st Place (75s+)2nd Place (50s+)3rd Place (25s+)
1x Summer Burger
100x Merit Points
1x Assorted Grilled Platter1x Corn On The Cob
100g
 

Festival Shop

The Animal Festival shop can be found near the entrance of the Museum. If you’d like to buy The Baroque Bushes and Chicken Suit, they’re sold at a 20% discount during this Festival.

Festival ItemPrice
Hay24
Chicken Suit25,000
Lord Mawjestic Bush1820
Sir barks a lot bush1820
Baroque cow bush1456
Baroque Swan Bush1912
Baroque Bear Bush2280
Baroque Horse Bush2352
 

Summer 27 – Beach Cleanup Day

Location: Beach
Start Time: 9:00 – 14:00
End Time: 21:00

Celebrate the Summer by cleaning up the beach and checking out the townsfolk in their Summer gear. To initiate the main event, interact with the main event monument centrally located on the beach. Once the festival begins, the in-game clock will stop and you’ll be free to socialise with the townsfolk as well as participate in the festival mini-games.

 

Beach Cleanup Day Activities

Tug-Of-War – Participate in a game of ‘Tug-Of-War’ by signing up at the Registration Booth. Your team’s strength will be based on your Max Stamina.

1st Place2nd Place
3x Rope
500g
100x Merit Points
100g

Swimming Race – Start the swimming contest at the lower left-hand area of the beach.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place5th Place
5x Gold Kelp
500g
100x Merit Points
5x Silver Kelp
300g
5x Silver Kelp
200g
5x Bronze Kelp
75g
5x Bronze Kelp
50g
 

Festival Shop

There are two Festival Shops at Beach Cleanup Day. You’ll find the Beach Cleanup Booth by the Beach Shack and the other Shop is at the Pufferfish Booth.

Beach Cleanup Booth

If you have extra cash, kelp and batteries are sold at reduced prices during this festival.

Festival ItemPrice
Scrap10
Battery48
Bronze Kelp120
Silver Kelp400
Gold Kelp1200
Recycling Machine1000
Beach Snow Globe225

Pufferfish Booth

Festival ItemPrice
Scrap Scarecrow280
Carrot Cap480
Chicken Suit25000
 

Fall 15 – Harvest Festival

Location: Alun-Alun Square
Start Time: 19:00 – 22:00
End Time: 23:50

Harvest Festival celebrates the end of the growing year when hard-working farmers such as yourself put down their rakes and get ready for the Winter season. It’s also the season where you’ll be introduced to your rival farmer. In fact, on the first day of Fall, he’ll visit your farm to taunt you about the Harvest Contest. His name is Bobby from Beluga Bay and

Harvest Festival on Coral Island takes place on the East side of the lake where the Cherry Blossom Festival was held. And it begins the same way by interacting with the Harvest Festival balloon. Before the event begins, you’ll need to save some of the best crops and animal produce to bring to the festival.

 

Harvest Festival Activities

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Harvest Display Contest – To enter the Harvest Display contest bring your best products. You’ll be able to enter up to six from the following categories below. They don’t all need to be varied but if you fill in more than one category, you’ll get a bonus of 6 points per category. You’ll want to bring the highest quality items that you can farm, Osmium-quality if you have it.

You’ll find some empty crates at the far right of Alun-Alun Square where you can deposit your produce. (Be sure to pick it back up after the contest is over!)

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Flowers
  • Coop products
  • Barn products
  • Artisan products
1st Place (160+)2nd Place (140+)3rd Place (110+)4th Place (75+)5th Place (<75)
Stamina Fruit (1st yr win)
Auto Harvest
4x Mooncake
Graven Giants Ring
3x Mooncake
Sprinkler II
2x Mooncake
1x Mooncake1x Flower Bouquet

Apple Bobbing – You can participate in Apple Bobbing by the large washtub to the left of the giant chicken. The goal is to eat as many apples as possible while avoiding rotten apples which will stun whoever eats them.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
1x Apple Sapling
100x Merit Points
1x Apple Pie1x Apple Jam

Smashing Pumpkin – You’ll be greeted by the Smashing Pumpkin activity at the entrance of the Festival when you enter Alun-Alun Square. The goal of this game is to smash as many pumpkins as possible for the maximum amount of points before time runs out.

Smashing multiple pumpkins in a row can create combos. Rotten pumpkins should be avoided, as they reduce the player’s points and break combos.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
3x Pumpkin Pie2x Pumpkin Pie1x Pumpkin Pie

Leave the festival by leaving the Alun-Alun Square area. When you do so Connor will ask if you really want to go. Say yes and you’ll be teleported to your home at the end of festival time.

 

Festival Shop

Festival ItemPrice
Mooncake252
Compost10
Wild Seeds30
Fertilizer I32
Fertilizer II112
Barley Seeds80
Fairy Rose Seeds108
Pear Seedling1080
Cocoa Seedling1200
 

Fall 28 – Spooky Festival

Location: Town Square
Start Time: 19:00 – 22:00
End Time: 23:50

The Spooky Festival is Coral Island’s answer to Halloween as well as the Balinese New Year known as Nyepi. Like the more commercialised aspects of Halloween, there will be some light spooky fun with skeleton bopping and a skull ring toss. Along with a scavenger hunt event. There’s no trick or treating but there will be an Ogoh-Ogoh Parade. This festival has its roots in Balinese culture. During this event, giant papier mache sculptures known as ogoh-ogoh are paraded through the streets to ward off evil spirits before the Balinese New Year.

 

Spooky Festival Activities

 

Bonk the Skeleton – Look for the Bonk the Skeleton activity at the north end of the square south of the Town Hall and Museum. The goal of this game is to whack as many skeleton heads as possible for points.

The skeleton heads alternate between different colours, both providing and removing points depending on the colour or item on top of the skull. This mini-game has multiple rounds.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
1x Sus Hammer
500g
100x Merit Points
5x Silver Ore
300g
5x Coal
200g
100g

Ring Toss – Find a game of Ring Toss between the cemetery and Pufferfish Headquarters. The goal of this game is to collect all 6 skeleton heads with the 6 rings allowed. Power up your throw and stop at the appropriate distance, then time the slider so that it stops in the hitbox. Skeleton heads are worth anywhere from 10 to 20 points.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
1x Light Ring
500g
100x Merit Points
5x Silver Kelp
300g
200g100g

Scavenger Hunt – The scavenger hunt can be activated at any time by selecting one of the 5 eyeballs hidden around the map. It is not timed and can be completed throughout the event. Once all 5 are found, the treasure chest located between the twin fountains will be able to be opened. It gives a Pink Diamond as the prize.

  • South-east of the fountains.
  • Hiding behind the gate just North of the Spooky shop.
  • Slightly West of the Ring Toss registration table.
  • At the front of Ling’s Mansion.
  • Next to the Garbage can to the East of Sam’s General Store

 

Festival Shop

Festival ItemPrice
Kunti Ghost Scarecrow1030
Poci Ghost Scarecrow1030
Spooky Cobblestone Flooring900
Spooky Flooring900
Spooky Green Wall900
Purple Distressed Wall900
Spooky Spider Web Wall900
Cute Ghost Decor1200
Hanging Bats Decor1200
Pumpkin Lamp1800
Stacked Pumpkin Lamp3600
Coffin Sofa Indoor6000
Witch’s Cauldron6600
 

Winter 17th to 21st – Winter Fair

Location: Beach
Start Time: All Day

Celebrate the end of the year with Starlet Town’s Winter Fair! Unlike the other events of the season, you won’t need to interact with a Festival Balloon to begin. Simply turn up at the beach to browse the shops and participate in all the winter event activities. On the day of the festival, the beach will be filled with docks and ships, along with side activities and games. 

 

Winter Fair Activities

 

Bullseye Blitz – A shooting minigame that will test your marksmanship skills. You’ll have a blaster gun and have to shoot targets in a booth for points. Different coloured targets provide different amounts of points, while some targets remove points if shot.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
1x Gold Bar
500g
100x Merit Points
1x Silver Bar
300g
1x Bronze Bar
200g
100g

Treasure Trawl – Nostalgic magnetic fishing! A staple of every fair and carnival from the 90s. Use a fishing pole to catch magnet fish, with each fish adding or subtracting points.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
5x Large Fish Bait
500g
100x Merit Points
5x Medium Fish Bait
300g
5x Small Fish Bait
300g
100g

Trivia Bonanza – Challenge your knowledge by guessing the items displayed to earn points. Answer 15 questions from 9 different categories to identify farm-related items for points. You’ll have three chances to answer what the mystery item is, choosing from four different options.

Ice Glide Showdown – Glide gracefully across the ice as you partake in a thrilling game of Curling. To play, throw your curling stone, the further your stone slides, the more points you get. There are 4 range points, the nearest range with 5 points, 10 points, 20 points and the farthest with 30 points.

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
1x Gold Kelp Essense
500g
100x Merit Points
1x Silver Kelp Essense
300g
1x Bronze Kelp Essense
200g
100g
 

Festival Shop

There are two Festival Shops for the Winter Fair. The first is Ben’s Shop which is located beside the Beach Shack and will sell random items throughout the Winter Fair. It’ll be open for those three days from 17:00 – 23:50.

The second shop is the Winter Fair Shop which will be located on the right side of the beach replacing the Volleyball Court. The Winter Fair Shop will be divided into three shops the – Winter Clothing Booth, Winter Gift Shop and Winter Cafe.

Winter Clothing Shop

Festival ItemPrice
Sweatshirt – Pink Roses / Snow Pattern / Brown Striped520
Royal Grape Blazer2160
Pocket Hoodie – Purple / Pink / Red / Brown / White / Yellow2040
Beanie – Coral / Pink / Black / Red / White / Cloudy480
Ocean Blue Knit Beanie640
Slim Fit Jeans – Faded / Blue / Green / Navy / Black / Dark Ash1400

Winter Gift Shop

Festival ItemPrice
Flower Bouquet300
Pink Crystal900
Rose Quartz1100
Snow Globe1165
Diamond2000

Winter Cafe

Festival ItemPrice
Coffee165
Hot Cocoa185
Green Tea225
Beer275
Barley Beer435
Roasted Chestnuts70
Clam Chowder150
Corn On The Cob180
Banana Fritter200
Egg Custard225
Fruit Tart260
Stew315
Red Velvet Cake320
Hash Browns330
Pizza390
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake480
Hawaiian Pizza560
 

Winter 28 – New Year’s Eve Festival

Location: Hillside Brewery and Vineyard
Start Time: 19:00 – 22:00

Spend the last night of the year with the people of Starlet Town. Engage in a beautiful and elegant snow-covered night with games and food! The night ends with the start of the Fireworks. Trigger it by interacting with the festival orb to the middle right of the event area, near the Lucky Wheel. When the night is over the town gathers by the Observatory to watch fireworks over the Hot Spring.

 

New Year’s Eve Activities

Don’t Drop the Balloon – This is a childhood favourite of mine, akin to the floor is lava but with a balloon! In this game, you and some other other townspeople take turns hitting a balloon to keep it in the air. If one of the contestants fails to hit the balloon during their turn, causing the balloon to drop, they will lose a life. When a contestant runs out of lives they lose. You’ll get bonus points for surviving with more lives than anybody else.

 

Festival Shop

There is a New Year Festival Booth at the top of the map, adjacent to the Don’t Drop Balloon game. 

Festival ItemPrice
Grilled Fish105
Assorted Grilled Platter220
Fruit Tart260
Pad Thai340
Pizza390
Sake765
Grape Wine1800
 

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