A Long List of the Official, the Silly, and the Strange Holidays in June 2023

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From “National Dog Dad Day” to “National Pop Goes the Weasel Day”, June is stacked full of awareness and appreciation days. If you are looking for a reason to have a get-together, check out this list of official and unofficial holidays in June that will surely have something for everyone.

June 3

Insect Repellent Awareness Day
National Black Bear Day
National Chocolate Macaroon Day
National Egg Day
National Prairie Day
National Trails Day
World Bicycle Day

June 4

International Corgi Day
National Cancer Survivors Day
National Cheese Day
National Hug Your Cat Day

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June 5

National Gingerbread Day
National Veggie Burger Day
HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day

June 6

National Higher Education Day

National Yo-Yo Day

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June 7

Daniel Boone Day
Global Running Day
June Bug Day
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
National Tailors Day
National VCR Day
World Caring Day
World Food Safety Day

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June 8

National Best Friends Day
National Name Your Poison Day
World Brain Tumor Day
World Pet Memorial Day

June 9

International Dark ‘n Stormy Day
National Donald Duck Day
National Meal Prep Day

June 10

National Ballpoint Pen Day
National Egg Roll Day
National Herbs and Spices Day
National Iced Tea Day National Rosé Day
World Gin Day

June 11

National Children’s Day
National Corn on the Cob Day
National German Chocolate Cake Day
Say “Hi” Day

June 12

International Falafel Day
National Jerky Day
National Loving Day
National Puerto Rican Day Parade
National Red Rose Day
Raggedy Ann and Andy Day
Superman Day
World Day Against Child Labor

June 13

National Call Your Doctor Day
National Sewing Machine Day
National Weed Your Garden Day
World Softball Day

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June 14

Flag Day
International Bath Day
Monkey Around Day
National Bourbon Day
National Pop Goes the Weasel Day
National Strawberry Shortcake Day
World Blood Donor Day

June 15

Global Wind Day
National Career Nurse Assistants Day
National Smile Power Day
Nature Photography Day

June 16

Arborist Appreciation Day
Fresh Veggies Day
National Fudge Day
World Sea Turtle Day

June 17

International Surfing Day
National Dog Dad’s Day
National Eat Your Vegetables Day
National Mascot Day
World Juggling Day

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June 18

Father’s Day
International Day for Countering Hate Speech
International Picnic Day
International Sushi Day
National Go Fishing Day
National Splurge Day
Wear BLUE Day

June 19

National Martini Day

National Take Your Cat to Work Day
National Watch Day
World Sickle Cell Day

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June 20

National American Eagle Day
National Vanilla Milkshake Day
World Productivity Day
World Refugee Day

June 21

Go Skateboarding Day
International Yoga Day
National Selfie Day
Summer Solstice

World Humanist Day

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June 22

National Limoncello Day
National Onion Ring Day
National Kissing Day
Positive Media Day

June 23

International Olympic Day
International Widows’ Day
Let It Go Day
National Pink Day
National Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 24

International Fairy Day
Midsummer Day

National Pralines Day

June 25

Color TV Day
Global Beatles Day
Log Cabin Day
National Catfish Day
National Leon Day

Beatles Day
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June 26

International Day Against Drug Abuse
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

National Beautician’s Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
National Coconut Day

June 27

Decide To Be Married Day
Helen Keller Day
National Bingo Day

National HIV Testing Day
National Ice Cream Cake Day
National PTSD Awareness Day

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June 28

National Insurance Awareness Day
National Logistics Day
National Paul Bunyan Day
National Tapioca Day

June 29

Eid al-Adha
International Fisherman’s Day
National Waffle Iron Day

June 30

National Cream Tea Day
National Corvette Day
National Food Truck Day
World Social Media Day

For the weekly and monthly observances, many are well known, and for good reason. Still, there are more lighthearted topics that make no sense or seem absurd but perhaps make for a really fun theme party.

Weekly observances in June 2023 

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National Nursing Assistants Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Fishing and Boating Week
National Garden Week
National Headache Awareness Week
National Little League Baseball Week
National Men’s Health Week
National Roller Coaster Week
National Tennis Week
Pet Appreciation Week
Stepparents’ Week

Monthly Observances in June 2023

African American Music Appreciation Month
Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
Audiobook Appreciation Month
Caribbean American Heritage Month
Great Outdoors Month
International Surf Music Month
Lemon Month
National Adopt-a-Cat Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Dairy Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

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National Frozen Yogurt Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Mango Month
National Men’s Health Month
National Microchip Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National PTSD Awareness Month
Pride Month

Professional Wellness Month
Women’s Golf Month
World Infertility Awareness Month

Check out the links below to see the full lists of June 2023 observances. Whether official, legit, or fabricated, these odd and entertaining awareness days gives us a reason to celebrate something.

The list combines a few different lists from Woman’s Day Magazine, USA Today, and Today.com and has been cut down for this article.

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