June 2021

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
1Tu🌎Global Day of Parents#GlobalDayofParents #Parents
🌎World Food Safety Day#WorldFoodSafetyDay
2WGlobal Running Day#GlobalRunningDay
3TH🌎World Bicycle Day#WorldBicycleDay
4FNational Cheese Day#NationalCheeseDay
🌎International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression#IDICVA #VictimsOfAggression
National Donut Day#NationalDonutDay #Donuts
5Sa🌎World Environment Day#WorldEnvironmentDay #GoGreen #ClimateChange
🌎International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing#FightIUUFishing
National Gun Violence Awareness Day#WEARORANGE
6SuNational Higher Education Day#NationalHigherEducationDay
National Cancer Survivor's Day#NCSD2021
🌎Russian Language Day#russianlanguageday
7M
8TuNational Best Friends Day#BestFriendsDay
🌎World Oceans Day#saveouroceans
9W
10Th
11FFeast of Corpus Christi#CorpusChristi
12SaWorld Day Against Child Labour#nochildlabourday
Anne Frank Day#AnneFrank
Loving Day#LovingDay
Record Store Day#recordstore
13Su🌎International Albinism Awareness Day#MadeToShine
Race Unity Day - Bahá’í#RaceUnityDay #RaceAmityDay
14MFlag Day#FlagDay
🌎World Blood Donor Day#worldblooddonorday
15Tu🌎World Elder Abuse Awareness Day#WEADD
Nature Photography Day#naturephotographyday
16W🌎International Day of Family Remittances#FamilyRemittances
17Th🌎World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought#desertification
18FInternational Sushi Day#InternationalSushiDay
🌎Sustainable Gastronomy Day#SustainableGastronomyDay
19SaJuneteenth#Juneteenth
🌎International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict#GenerationEquality
Father's Eve#FathersEve
National Martini Day#NationalMartiniDay
20Su🌎World Refugee Day#WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay2020
Father's Day#FathersDay
Summer Solstice#SummerSolstice
21M🌎International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice#SummerSolstice
🌎International Yoga Day#InternationalYogaDay #Yoga
World Day of Music#WorldMusic #Music
22Tu
23WInternational Widows' Day#internationalwidowsday
United Nations Public Service Day#UNPSD
24ThNational Handshake Day#NationalHandshakeDay
25F🌎Day of the Seafarer#FairFuture4Seafarers
Global Beatles Day#GlobalBeatlesDay
National Take Your Dog to Work Day#TakeYourDogToWorkDay
26Sa🌎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
27SuNational Sunglasses Day#NationalSunglassesDay #SunglassSelfie
🌎Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day#MSMEDay
28M
29Tu🌎International Day of the Tropics#WeAreTheTropics
30WWorld Social Media Day#SocialMediaDay
🌎International Asteroid Day#AsteroidDay
🌎International Day of Parliamentarism#WorldParliamentDay
🇺🇸United States Federal Holiday
🌎United Nations Observations

About June

June 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). See our planners to jump start your planning with consumer insights and marketing resources.

 

Graduation Season

Graduation Season

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...

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day

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,...

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4th of July

4th of July

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...

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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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