June 2020

Get your plans sorted for June. Below you’ll find a calendar of popular holidays and occasions along with some insights into the top consumer spending events of June.

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June Holidays & Observances

Men's Health Month#MensHealthMonth
LGBTQ+ Pride Month#PrideMonth #Pride
1M🌎Global Day of Parents#GlobalDayofParents #Parents
Whit Monday#WhitMonday
2Tu
3WGlobal Running Day#GlobalRunningDay
4ThNational Cheese Day#NationalCheeseDay
5F🌎World Environment Day#WorldEnvironmentDay #GoGreen #ClimateChange
National Donut Day#NationalDonutDay #Donuts
National Gun Violence Awareness Day#WearOrange
6SaNational Higher Education Day#NationalHigherEducationDay
7SuNational Cancer Survivors Day#NCSD2020
Trinity Sunday#TrinitySunday
8MNational Best Friends Day#BestFriendsDay
9T
10W
11ThFeast of Corpus Christi#CorpusChristi
12FAnne Frank Day#AnneFrank
Loving Day#LovingDay
13SaNational Rosé Day#NationalRoséDay
14SuChildren's Day#ChildrenDay #Children #ChildrensDay
Flag Day#FlagDay
Race Unity Day#RaceUnityDay #RaceAmityDay
All Saints Day#AllSaintsDay
15M
16T
17W
18ThInternational Sushi Day#InternationalSushiDay
18Th
19FJuneteenth#Juneteenth
20🌎World Refugee Day#WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay2020
SaSummer Solstice#SummerSolstice #Summer
Father's Eve#FathersEve
21SuFather's Day#FathersDay
🌎International Yoga Day#InternationalYogaDay #Yoga
World Day of Music#WorldMusic #Music
22M
23T
24W
25ThGlobal Beatles Day#GlobalBeatlesDay
26FAnniversary of Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage#SameSexMarriage
Take Your Dog to Work Day#TYDTWD
27SaNational Sunglasses Day#NationalSunglassesDay #SunglassSelfie
28Su
29M
30TWorld Social Media Day#SocialMediaDay
🇺🇸United States Federal Holiday
🌎United Nations Observations

About June

July is the 6th month of the year and ends the 1st half of the yearIt is the 1st month of summer.

Top Consumer Spending Events

June is host to two top annual consumer spending events according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Father’s Day

The NRF lists Father’s Day as #7 in annual top consumer spending events. Most popular gifts planned include:

  1. Greeting cards
  2. Clothing
  3. Gift cards
  4. A special outing
  5. Personal care
  6. Books/CDs

Find more consumer insights in NRFs Father’s Day Spending Study. Also, we’ve compiled a collection of free Father’s Day photos on Unsplash to spark ideas.

Graduation Season

Spanning May through June, grad season is #8 on the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) list of top spending events. 30% of those polled planned to spend an average of $112 on a gift for a graduate in their life. Cash is of course king. To discover other popular gifts visit NRF’s Graduation Spending Survey

June Symbology

Birthdays drive gift giving year round. If you are able, tying into June symbology is a simple and helpful way to merchandise personalized gift options.

  • June’s birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone.
  • The birth flowers are rose and honeysuckle.
  • The zodiac signs for those born in the month of June are Gemini, until June 20, and Cancer, from June 21 onwards.

Printable June Calendar

Click to download and print a PDF of the June calendar with all holidays and occasions listed above.

If you embed on your site, we simply ask for credit and a link back →  June Calendar by Annum. 

Regarding the Holidays and Occasions We Have Chosen

Our goal in creation of these calendars is to make marketing planning easier. So, in order to keep things simple we have chosen to focus on the top 12 consumer spending events as identified by the National Retail Federation; U.S. Federal Holidays; significant religious, ethnic and cultural holidays that represent the diversity of the U.S. population as identified by ADL; and popular hashtag holidays that provide an opportunity for a natural business tie-in.

If you are interested in finding more occasions to commemorate here are a few resources:

Note that Bahá’í, Jewish and Islamic holidays begin at sundown the previous day and end at sundown on the date listed.

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