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Holidays and Celebrations In June

Updated on May 22, 2016

Celebrate The Month Of June

Find something to celebrate ever day! June is a month for Father's Day, Kansas City Royals Baseball, the Summer Solstice and other festivals. It's a month for iced tea and watermelon, picnics, gardening and other outdoor activities.

Every Day there are holidays and celebrations around the world. For the purpose of this website a "holiday" is any day in June that recognizes a cultural event and other stuff.

Enjoy my list of June holidays, celebrations and the beginning of summer. Don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments about these holidays and this page in the guestbook at the end of the page. I love to hear from my readers. Tell me about how you celebrate in June!

photo: The Dining Room in the Country by Pierre Bonnard

Summer Solstice
Summer Solstice | Source

Celebrations For The Month of June

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Effective Communications Month

International Men's Month

Perennial Gardening Month

National Soul Food Month

National Ice Tea Month

Professional Wellness Month

What Do You Celebrate During June?

What Do You Celebrate During June?

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June Weekly Observances

National Sun Safety Week 5 11

Pet Appreciation Week 5 - 11 First Full Week

National Flag Week 12 -18

Men's Health Week 12 - 19

Universal Father's Week 19 - 25

Animal Rights Awareness Week 19 - 25

National Old-time Fiddler's Week 19 - 25

Watermelon Seed Spitting Week 25-28

June Daily Observances

National Go Barefoot Day 1

Say Something Nice Day 1

National Trails Day 1

National Running Day 1

National Rocky Road Day June 2

Leave the Office Early Day 2

National Cancer Survivors Day 5 (First Sunday)

World Environment Day 5

Hot Air Balloon Day 5

D-Day 6

(Daniel) Boone Day 7

Iced Tea Day 10

National Children's Day 12 (Second Sunday)

Multicultural American Child Day 12

Children's Sunday 12

Family History Day 14

Flag Day 14

Worldwide Day of Giving 15

Fudge Day 16

National Flip Flop Day 17 Third Friday

Father's Day 19

Juneteenth 19

Ice Cream Soda Day 20

Take Your Dog To Work Day 20

Summer Solstice 20

Baby Boomer's Recognition Day 22

International Fairy Day 24

Take Your Dog To Work Day: 24

America's Kids Day 26

Descendants Day 26

National Organization For Women Day 30

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"What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision." ~Jeanette Rankin

Summer Solstice
Summer Solstice

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Summer Solstice - A Windham Hill Collection

I love Windham Hill which has sadly gone out of business a couple of years ago, so you will want to pick up this lovely album while you can. Every song on this album is a mini-masterpiece. This album will bring a smile to your face! You might also like their "Winter Solstice" albums.

June Is Summertime

I hope this information was helpful for you. Did you learn something from it? Did you find something to celebrate? I love to hear from my readers.

What's Your Favorite Part of June? - I love to hear from my readers

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    • JollyvilleChick profile image


      8 years ago

      The day that Luling celebrates the watermelon: Luling Watermelon Thump complete with a parade, a Watermelon Thump Queen, seed spitting contests, eating contests, live music, a carnival and lot's of watermelon. Like your lens - giving it 5*

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Wow, I did not realize there were so many holidays in June. I thought it was enough having my husband's birthday and Father's Day to fall in the same month. Real clever way to feature your lenses. I like this a lot. Have a Happy June!


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