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.
June Holidays & Observances
|Men's Health Month||#MensHealthMonth|
|LGBTQ+ Pride Month||#PrideMonth #Pride|
|1||Tu||🌎||Global Day of Parents||#GlobalDayofParents #Parents|
|🌎||World Food Safety Day||#WorldFoodSafetyDay|
|2||W||Global Running Day||#GlobalRunningDay|
|3||TH||🌎||World Bicycle Day||#WorldBicycleDay|
|4||F||National Cheese Day||#NationalCheeseDay|
|🌎||International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression||#IDICVA #VictimsOfAggression|
|National Donut Day||#NationalDonutDay #Donuts|
|5||Sa||🌎||World Environment Day||#WorldEnvironmentDay #GoGreen #ClimateChange|
|🌎||International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing||#FightIUUFishing|
|National Gun Violence Awareness Day||#WEARORANGE|
|6||Su||National Higher Education Day||#NationalHigherEducationDay|
|National Cancer Survivor's Day||#NCSD2021|
|🌎||Russian Language Day||#russianlanguageday|
|8||Tu||National Best Friends Day||#BestFriendsDay|
|🌎||World Oceans Day||#saveouroceans|
|11||F||Feast of Corpus Christi||#CorpusChristi|
|12||Sa||World Day Against Child Labour||#nochildlabourday|
|Anne Frank Day||#AnneFrank|
|Record Store Day||#recordstore|
|13||Su||🌎||International Albinism Awareness Day||#MadeToShine|
|Race Unity Day - Bahá’í||#RaceUnityDay #RaceAmityDay|
|🌎||World Blood Donor Day||#worldblooddonorday|
|15||Tu||🌎||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day||#WEADD|
|Nature Photography Day||#naturephotographyday|
|16||W||🌎||International Day of Family Remittances||#FamilyRemittances|
|17||Th||🌎||World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought||#desertification|
|18||F||International Sushi Day||#InternationalSushiDay|
|🌎||Sustainable Gastronomy Day||#SustainableGastronomyDay|
|🌎||International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict||#GenerationEquality|
|National Martini Day||#NationalMartiniDay|
|20||Su||🌎||World Refugee Day||#WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay2020|
|21||M||🌎||International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice||#SummerSolstice|
|🌎||International Yoga Day||#InternationalYogaDay #Yoga|
|World Day of Music||#WorldMusic #Music|
|23||W||International Widows' Day||#internationalwidowsday|
|United Nations Public Service Day||#UNPSD|
|24||Th||National Handshake Day||#NationalHandshakeDay|
|25||F||🌎||Day of the Seafarer||#FairFuture4Seafarers|
|Global Beatles Day||#GlobalBeatlesDay|
|National Take Your Dog to Work Day||#TakeYourDogToWorkDay|
|26||Sa||🌎||International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking||#WorldAntiDrugDay|
|Anniversary of Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage||#SameSexMarriage|
|🌎||United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture||#VictimsOfTorture|
|27||Su||National Sunglasses Day||#NationalSunglassesDay #SunglassSelfie|
|🌎||Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day||#MSMEDay|
|29||Tu||🌎||International Day of the Tropics||#WeAreTheTropics|
|30||W||World Social Media Day||#SocialMediaDay|
|🌎||International Asteroid Day||#AsteroidDay|
|🌎||International Day of Parliamentarism||#WorldParliamentDay|
|🇺🇸||United States Federal Holiday|
|🌎||United Nations Observations|
June is the 6th month of the year and ends the 1st half of the year. It 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). See our planners to jump start your planning with consumer insights and marketing resources.
8th largest consumer spending event of the year //Late spring issues in graduation season as folks gather to celebrate their high school and college graduates. We are expecting those celebrations to take place mainly outdoors as we will still be in the midst of the...
7th largest consumer spending event of the year // Father's Day occurs annually on the third Sunday of June and falls on June 20th in 2021. It was first celebrated in the United States in 1910 at the YMCA in Spokane, Washington by Sonora Smart Dodd. Her father,...
A top annual consumer spending event //The 4th of July (Independence Day) is a US Federal Holiday commemorating the July 4, 1776 declaration that the 13 American colonies at war with Great Britain were now united, free, and independent sovereign states. By signing the...
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
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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:
- Full list of United Nations International Days, Weeks, Years, Decades
- National Day Calendar tracks nearly 1500 national days, weeks, and months
- National Today has a search function to find days that align with your brand and category
Note that Bahá’í, Jewish and Islamic holidays begin at sundown the previous day and end at sundown on the date listed.
Stay focused and on schedule with your marketing efforts.