Fun and Funky Holidays in June To Celebrate  – Holidays and Observances

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There are many reasons to celebrate in June! Here are just a few: National Donut Day, Father’s Day, and the official start of summer. So get out there and enjoy all that June has to offer!

Whether you’re spending time with family, eating delicious food, or soaking up the sun, there’s something for everyone to love this month.

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June is the sixth month and officially the start of summer in the northern hemisphere (above the equator). While in the southern hemisphere (below the equator), it is the beginning of Winter.

So grab your friends and family and get ready, as there are plenty of fun things to do this month. Check out some of the highlights below.

Holidays to Celebrate in June

Check out these fun & random June holidays you can celebrate. From hug your cat day to world juggling day, there’s a great reason to gather your friends or family and have a little fun.

June Symbols

  • June Birthstone: Pearl
  • June Flower of the Month: Rose and Honeysuckle
  • Signs of the Zodiac: Gemini (May 21 – June 21) & Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

Monthly Observances

  • National Aquarium Month
  • National Fruit and Vegetables Month
  • National Camping Month
  • National Great Outdoors Month
  • National DJ Month
  • National PTSD Awareness Month
  • National Salsa Month
  • National Headache and Migraine Awareness Month
  • National Adopt a Cat Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Dairy Month
  • National Iced Tea Month
  • National Papaya Month
  • National Soul Food Month
  • National Country Cooking Month
  • Rose Month

Unique June Holidays!

DateHoliday
June 1Dinosaur Day
World Milk Day
National Go Barefoot Day
National Hazelnut Cake Day
National Pen Pal Day
National Say Something Nice Day
Global Day of Parents
Flip a Coin Day
International Children’s Day
June 2National Rotisserie Chicken Day
National Bubba Day
National Rocky Road Day
June 3National Chocolate Macaroons Day
National Repeat Day
National Egg Day
June 4National Cheese Day
National Cognac Day
National Old Maid’s Day
Hug Your Cat Day
June 5National Veggie Burger Day
National Moonshine Day
National Catsup (Ketchup) Day
Hot Air Balloon Day
Sausage Roll Day
World Environment Day
June 6D-Day
National Eyewear Day
National Higher Education Day
National Applesauce Cake Day
National Drive-In Movie Day
National Gardening Exercise Day
National Yo-Yo Day
June 7National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June Bug Day
June 8National Best Friends Day
National Upsy Daisy Day
Jelly Filled Doughnut Day
June 9National Earl Day
National Donald Duck Day
National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day
June 10National Egg Roll Day
National Herbs and Spices Day
National Iced Tea Day
June 11National Corn on the Cob Day
National German Chocolate Cake Day
June 12National Jerky Day
National Loving Day
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
National Red Rose Day
Superman Day
June 13National Random Acts of Light Day
National Weed Your Garden Day
Cupcake Lover’s Day
June 14Monkey Around Day
National Flag Day
Family History Day
National Pop Goes the Weasel Day
National Strawberry Shortcake Day
June 15National Lobster Day
Nature Photography Day
Fly a Kite Day
Worldwide Day of Giving
June 16National Fudge Day
Fresh Veggies Day
World Sea Turtle Day
June 17National Apple Strudel Day
National Eat Your Vegetables Day
June 18National Splurge Day
National Cheese Maker’s Day
June 19Juneteenth
National Garfield the Cat Day
Eat an Oreo Day
June 20National Ice Cream Soda Day
National Vanilla Milkshake Day
Plain Yogurt Day
June 21National Seashell Day – First Day of Summer
Summer Solstice – Longest Day of The Year
National Selfie Day
Go Skateboarding Day
June 22National Chocolate Eclair Day
National Onion Rings Day
June 23National Pecan Sandies Day
National Pink Day
June 24National Pralines Day
Celebration of the Senses Day
International Fairy Day
Museum Comes to Life Day
June 25National Catfish Day
National Leon Day
National Strawberry Parfait Day
June 26National Coconut Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
June 27National Ice Cream Cake Day
National Sunglasses Day
Happy Birthday to You Day
June 28National Tapioca Day
June 29National Almond Buttercrunch Day
National Waffle Iron Day
Hug Holiday Day
June 30National Meteor Watch Day

Moving National Days of June

  • Doughnut Day (1st Friday)
  • National Black Bear Day (1st Saturday)
  • National Trails Day (1st Saturday)
  • Child’s Day (1st Sunday)
  • Frozen Yogurt Day (1st. Sunday)
  • National Flip Flop Day (2nd Friday)
  • Children’s Day (2nd Saturday)
  • National Children’s Day, also known as Rose Day (2nd Sunday)
  • Wear Blue Day (Friday Before Father’s Day)
  • Write to Your Father Day (Sunday before Father’s Day)
  • World Juggling Day (Sat. closest to June 17)
  • Father’s Day (3rd Sunday)
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day (Friday After Father’s Day)
  • First Day of Summer (Date changes each year. June 21 in 2023)
  • International Surfing Day (The first day of summer)
  • Great American Camp Out Day (4th Saturday)
  • American Kids Day (4th Sunday)
  • Please Take my Children to Work Day (last Monday)
  • National Food Truck Day (last Friday)
  • Great American Picnic Day (last Saturday)
  • Log Cabin Day (last Sunday)

June Printables & Activities

We have lots of crafts, printables, and word search pages perfect for the month of June. Great for anyone who needs some me-time, and the kids will enjoy them too.

So there you have it! You now have lots of fun and funky days to celebrate during the month of June. What June Holidays will you be celebrating??

Monthly Holidays and Observances Lists

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