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Stardew Valley George — A Guide to the Grumpy but Lovable Elderly Gentleman

Welcome to this comprehensive guide that delves into the life and character of George in Stardew Valley. This article will explore George’s schedule, relationships, preferred gifts, movies and concessions, heart events, memorable quotes, and involvement in events and quests. 

Let’s dive into the world of George and discover how to build a meaningful connection with this intriguing villager.

George's Schedule

Stardew Valley - George


George’s relationships are a crucial part of his character. Understand his family ties, including his marriage to Evelyn and his close relationship to Alex, his grandson. 

Stardew Valley - Evelyn

Uncover the depth of his bond with Alex by acknowledging the loss of Clara, George’s daughter, and Alex’s mother by interacting with him.


1. Love: Knowing his favorite gifts that evoke strong positive responses is essential to connect with George truly. Discover the items that bring him joy and warmth:

All Universal Loves, Fried Mushroom, Leek

2. Like: While not as strong as love, there are gifts that George appreciates. You can offer him items to bring a smile to his face and earn his gratitude. These liked gifts will contribute to the growth of your friendship:

All Universal Likes, Daffodil, Quartz, Sweet Pea, Wild Horseradish, Winter Root, and Snow Yam.

Stardew Valley - George happy with gift

3. Neutral: Some gifts elicit an unenthusiastic response from George. While he may not be particularly thrilled, he won’t be displeased. Though they won’t significantly impact your friendship, they can still be given as tokens of goodwill:

All Universal Neutrals, All Eggs (excluding Void Egg), All Fruit (excluding Fruit Tree Fruit and Salmonberry), All Milk, Chanterelle, Common Mushroom, Ginger, Hazelnut, Magma Cap, Morel, Purple Mushroom, Snow Yam, Winter Root

4. Dislike: Like everyone, George has certain gifts he doesn’t enjoy. Avoid giving him these gifts to prevent any negative impact on your relationship:

All Universal Dislikes (excluding Clay), All Flowers (excluding Poppy), Salmonberry, Wild Horseradish

Stardew Valley - George won't open gifts

5. Hate: It’s essential to be aware of gifts that strongly displease George, so they should be avoided at all costs, as they generate a strongly negative response. Steer clear of these gifts to maintain a healthy friendship:

All Universal Hates, Clay, Dandelion, Holly, Quartz

Movies & Concessions

George Loves the movie “The Zuzu City Express,” and Likes “Neutral Wonders: Exploring Our Vibrant World,” “The Brave Little Sapling,” “The Miracle at Coldstar Ranch,” and “Wumbus.”

Avoid watching the movies “It Howls In The Rain,” “Journey of the Prairie King: The Motion Picture,” and “Mysterium” with George, as he dislikes them.

As for the concessions while watching movies, here are his preferences:

Stardew Valley - the Zuzu City Express
  1. Love: Black Licorice, Stardrop Sorbet
  2. Likes: Fries, Nachos, Personal Pizza, Popcorn, Salmon Burger, Salted Peanuts, Sour Slimes, Truffle Popcorn
  3. Dislikes: Apple Slices, Cappuccino Mousse Cake, Chocolate Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Hummus Snack Pack, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jasmine Tea, Jawbreaker, Joja Cola, JojaCorn, Kale Smoothie, Panzanella Salad, Rock Candy, Salmon Burger, Star Cookie

Heart Events

Heart events play a significant role in Stardew Valley, allowing players to forge deeper connections with the villagers. With his rich backstory and complex character [1], George offers a series of heart events that unravel his past, thoughts, and dreams.  

The heart events in Stardew Valley, particularly those involving George, offer players the opportunity to connect with him deeper. Whether you stumble upon a humorous situation or delve into George’s emotional past, these events provide unique and meaningful experiences. 


George may send a gift in the mail, which is 35x Stone with the note:

Stardew Valley - George busy

“Found some good quality stone.

Maybe you can build with it or something.


Three Hearts

Upon reaching three hearts with George, he will send the recipe for Fried Eel in the mail with this note:

“Figured I’d give you this recipe I had laying around. Try not to burn it.

– George”

Six Hearts

You enter George’s house while he’s there. He struggles to reach something, and you help him. George then explains to you why he’s in a wheelchair. 

Stardew Valley - George 6 hearts events

Seven Hearts

George will send the recipe for Spicy Eel in the mail with this note:

“Figured I’d give you this recipe I had laying around. Try not to burn it.

– George”

By unlocking and engaging in these character heart events, you will forge a stronger bond with George, gaining a deeper understanding of his personality and forming a friendship that extends beyond the surface level.


George’s quotes reflect his personality and views on life. Encounter various regular passages from George during your interactions with him, providing insights into his thoughts, musings, and perspective on the world. Here are a few of his notable quotes:

Stardew Valley - gifts for George

In events at Pelican Town, George also has different dialogues. Below are a few examples.

Egg Festival: “What’s everyone so happy about? Hmmph… Eggs…why eggs?”

Flower Dance: “Flowers? I can hardly see them. It’s too bright out here!”

The Luau: “That music! It’s too loud. Can’t I have some peace and quiet to enjoy the ocean?”

Dance of the Moonlight Jellies: “Why are you looking at me like that? You think I’m too old to enjoy something like this?”

Stardew Valley - dance of the moonlight jellies

Stardew Valley Fair: “Hmm… smoked turkey haunch? I guess this festival isn’t all bad.”

Festival of Ice: “Hmmph… Wife dragged me out into the cold for this?”

Night Market: “I’m just here for the free coffee.”

Feast of the Winter Star: “A feast for some stupid star? Humbug!”


Two notable quests involving George are the “Knee Therapy” quest and the “Help Wanted” board requests. Delve into the details of these events, offering guidance on how to navigate and complete them successfully.

The quest “Knee Therapy” is received in the mail. George is sending you a letter requesting Hot Pepper on the 25th of Summer.

Stardew Valley - George knee therapy quest

Engaging in these events will further immerse you in George’s world and reward you with monetary value and a deeper friendship with him.


Explore the different portraits of George in the game, showcasing his appearance and various emotions. From his default portrait to particular expressions, these portraits capture the essence of George’s character.


George is a character who has many layers. Getting to know him is a fruitful experience representing Stardew Valley’s world. 

From his schedule and relationships to preferred gifts, movies and concessions, heart events, quotes, involvement in events and quests, exciting facts, portraits, history, and a list of other villagers, we have covered everything you need to know to build a strong friendship with George.

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