This is a list of Festivals appearing in Rune Factory 5. There are a variety of seasonal festivals where Ares or Alice can participate in. Some festivals require them to pair with the residents, so it may be a good idea to participate with the people they care about.
|Spring||1||New Year's Day||Dialogue||Beginning||ー|
|6||Cooking Contest||Contest||Directive||Winter Spring||1000||ー|
|10||Bean Toss Contest||Contest||Directive||Spring||1000||ー|
|15||Fish Variety Contest||Contest||Directive||Spring||1000||O|
|19||Seaside Lights Festival||Dialogue||Beginning||Summer||1500||ー|
|Fall||3||Handicraft Contest||Contest||Directive||Summer, Fall||1000||ー|
|Winter||3||Snow Brawl||Contest||Directive||Fall, Winter||1000||O|
|13||Squid Catch Contest||Contest||Directive||Winter||1000||ー|
|30||New Year's Eve||Dialogue||Beginning||ー|
Depending on the protagonist's place in competitive festivals, he or she will receive different types or amounts of items and seed points. The recipe bread for the Buff-a-Move Contest is Accessory Bread, the Handicraft Contest is Weapon Bread, and all others are Cooking Bread. The medicines may be Protein Boost, Intelligencer, Vital Gummi, or Heart Drink.
New Year's Day
On New Years Day, the adults of Rune Factory 5 will gift Alice or Ares with varying amounts of money. If the protagonist is married, he or she can give a New Year's gift to their children, Hina, and Julian.
Bean Toss Contest
|Failed Dish||0||Combo Returns to 0|
|Brown Bean||2||+2 Points|
|Green Bean||10||+10 Points|
|Pink Bean||30||2x + 30 Points|
Fish Variety Contest
The Fish Variety Contest takes place on Spring 15th. The objective of the contest is to catch as many types of fish as you can. You must register with Simone in the event square at 11:00 AM before attempting to catch fish; any fish caught before registration will not count towards your total. Be sure to return to Simone between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM to have your efforts recognized.
Beach Day takes place on Summer 2nd. The townsfolk will gather at the beach in their swimsuits.
The Buddy Battle takes place on Summer 15th. The objective is to bring a team of two monsters to battle head-on with three teams of monsters presented by the townsfolk. To participate, bring the team you wish to register with you and speak to Simone in the event square at 11:00 AM.
Seaside Lights Festival
The Handicraft Contest takes place on Autumn 3rd. The objective is to submit a tool, weapon, or accessory for judgement. You will receive much more points if your submission is something that you crafted yourself. To participate, speak to Simone in the event square while holding the item you want to be judged at 11:00 AM.
Tricky Treats takes place on Autumn 19th. The objective is to make a sweet treat that either Hina, Julian, or your child will judge. To learn who will be the judge for the contest, speak to Simone the day before the contest. You will receive extra points for including a pumpkin in your dessert. After you've made your dessert, you can enter it by holding it while speaking to Simone at 11:00 AM in the event plaza.
The Snow Brawl takes place on Winter 3rd. To participate, you must register with Simone in the event square at 11:00 AM.
The goal of the Snow Brawl is to roll the largest ball of snow possible. Pushing your snowball into blue, green, and gold balls will increase the size of your snowball. Rolling your snowball into purple balls will increase your movement speed. You must try to avoid being attacked by Woolies while you push your snowball, as they will decrease your snowball's size.
Squid Catch Contest
The Squid Catch Contest takes place on Winter 13th. The objective of the contest is to catch as many squid as you can. You must register with Simone in the event square at 11:00 AM before attempting to catch squid; any squid caught before registration will not count towards your total. It does not matter what type of squid you catch, each squid is worth one point. Be sure to return to Simone between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM to have your efforts recognized.
Christmas takes place on Winter 25th. It is a day when the townsfolk all get together and stargaze at 7:00 PM. If you are dating someone, speak to them on the 24th. They should ask to take you out on a special Christmas date to stargaze with them.
New Year's Eve
- リグバースの町では、毎週のようにお祭りや住人の誕生日などのイベントが発生します。 町では、料理大会やペット大会、釣り大会やカブ祭りなど、季節ごとにさまざまなお祭りが開催されます。なかには住人とペアで参加できるお祭りもあるので、気になる相手や仲の良い住人と一緒に参加してみるのも良いかもしれません。 海に面したリグバースの町では、夏と言えば「海開き」。水着に着替えたらビーチに集合！ 年間通して開催される「釣り大会」。ふたりで力をあわせて大物を釣り上げよう。