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||M||🌎||Global Day of Parents||#GlobalDayofParents #Parents|
|3||W||Global Running Day||#GlobalRunningDay|
|4||Th||National Cheese Day||#NationalCheeseDay|
|5||F||🌎||World Environment Day||#WorldEnvironmentDay #GoGreen #ClimateChange|
|National Donut Day||#NationalDonutDay #Donuts|
|National Gun Violence Awareness Day||#WearOrange|
|6||Sa||National Higher Education Day||#NationalHigherEducationDay|
|7||Su||National Cancer Survivors Day||#NCSD2020|
|8||M||National Best Friends Day||#BestFriendsDay|
|11||Th||Feast of Corpus Christi||#CorpusChristi|
|12||F||Anne Frank Day||#AnneFrank|
|13||Sa||National Rosé Day||#NationalRoséDay|
|14||Su||Children's Day||#ChildrenDay #Children #ChildrensDay|
|Race Unity Day||#RaceUnityDay #RaceAmityDay|
|All Saints Day||#AllSaintsDay|
|18||Th||International Sushi Day||#InternationalSushiDay|
|20||🌎||World Refugee Day||#WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay2020|
|Sa||Summer Solstice||#SummerSolstice #Summer|
|🌎||International Yoga Day||#InternationalYogaDay #Yoga|
|World Day of Music||#WorldMusic #Music|
|25||Th||Global Beatles Day||#GlobalBeatlesDay|
|26||F||Anniversary of Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage||#SameSexMarriage|
|Take Your Dog to Work Day||#TYDTWD|
|27||Sa||National Sunglasses Day||#NationalSunglassesDay #SunglassSelfie|
|30||T||World Social Media Day||#SocialMediaDay|
|🇺🇸||United States Federal Holiday|
|🌎||United Nations Observations|
July 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).
The NRF lists Father’s Day as #7 in annual top consumer spending events. Most popular gifts planned include:
- Greeting cards
- Gift cards
- A special outing
- Personal care
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.
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.