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Stardew Valley Dance of the Moonlight Jellies explained

Everything you need to know about the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies in Stardew Valley.

Dance of the Moonlight Jellies is a festival in Stardew Valley, which is all about celebrating the migrating jellyfish.

It follows the Luau, making it the second summer festival to occur in Stardew Valley.

Unlike other festivals, like the Night Market, there are no special items to collect or activities to complete at the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies. Instead, the focus is having a relaxing summer night by the sea.

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Dance of the Moonlight Jellies date and time in Stardew Valley explained

This is where the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies lands on the Stardew Valley festival calendar:

  • Date - 28th Summer
  • Time - 10pm to 12am
  • Location - The Beach
  • Return to Farm at - 12am

Dance of the Moonlight Jellies in Stardew Valley explained

Out of all the festivals in Stardew Valley, the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies is the simplest, because all you have to do is watch some jellyfish.

Simply head down to the beach, talk to the other festival attendees if you feel like it, and then talk to Lewis to begin the main event.

After you talk to Lewis, you'll find yourself standing by the edge of the pier, watching the jellyfish float by. Most will look like a blue balloon, but there's a chance you might spy a rare green jellyfish.

The rare green jellyfish.

If you're married or engaged during this festival then your spouse or fiancé, then they will watch the jellyfish migrate alongside you.


One of the main goals in Stardew Valley is to complete the Community Center bundles or, if you’re corporate minded, you can buy a JojaMart Membership. Fishing is a great way to earn money in Stardew Valley, especially if you decide to use crab pots and ponds. Throughout the year you’ll also be able to take in a variety of festivals, including the Egg Festival, Stardew Valley Fair and the Night Market.


Dance of the Moonlight Jellies shopping booth in Stardew Valley explained

The shopping booth present during the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies in Stardew Valley will offer the following items:

ItemPrice
Cloud Decal (1)1,200g
Cloud Decal (2)1,200g
Modern Rug4,000g
Moonlight Jellies Banner800g
Seafoam Pudding5,000g
Starport Decal1,000g

The Dance of the Moonlight Jellies brings the summer festivals to a close and the fall festival line up begins with the Stardew Valley Fair.

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