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June 2024 Events Celebrations & Special Days

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns, major sporting events - UK and global festivities happening in June 2024.

Summer's here, the days are getting longer, and June is the month when we celebrate Father's Day, World Oceans Day and World Giraffe Day.

Here are the key dates and events happening this June in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as around the world.

June 2024 Events Celebrations & Special Days

World Milk Day

1st Jun 2024

An international celebration of milk and the milk industry. It was established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food.


Global Day of Parents

1st Jun 2024

Created in 2012, Global Day of Parents provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.


Child Safety Week

3rd Jun to 9th Jun 2024

Organised by the Child Accident Prevention Trust to promote safety issues for children.


World Bicycle Day

3rd Jun 2024

This UN created day celebrated the bicycle as a simple, affordable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. The day is celebrated globally by organising bike rides at a local and national level.

Sausage Roll Day

5th Jun 2024

A day dedicated to the tasty treat that is the Sausage roll. Whether you like to make you own or purchase them ready made, today you must eat a sausage roll! (Vegetarian sausage rolls do count).


World Environment Day

5th Jun 2024

The United Nations' principal event for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.


World Ocean Day

8th Jun 2024

Event organised by The Ocean Project to raise awareness of the oceans and the living creatures that make their home there.

More About World Ocean day

Ocean-Themed Activities for World Ocean Day

Great Big Green Week

8th Jun to 16th Jun 2024

The Great Big Green Week is the UK's biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature, celebrate the heartfelt, brave, everyday actions being taken to stand up for nature and fight climate change.


Free Printable Letter From Santa

Bike Week

10th Jun to 16th Jun 2024

Organised by Cycling UK, this is an annual opportunity to promote cycling and show how cycling can easily be part of everyday life.


Healthy Eating Week

10th Jun to 14th Jun 2024

Organised by the British Nutrition Foundation, this week aims to connect people, food and science and provide impartial, evidence-based information to people so they can adopt healthy, sustainable diets - for life.


The King's Official Birthday

15th Jun 2024

Celebrations of the monarch's official birthday are held in June across the Commonwealth, and include the Trooping of the Colour in London.


Wordsearch About King Charles III

Father's Day

16th Jun 2024

Father's Day is the celebration of fathers in the UK, the US and most of Europe and many other parts of the world. This date was chosen for Father's Day when it was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd in the US.

How To Celebrate Father's Day

Father's Day Colouring Pictures

LEGO Life Magazine

Eid ul-Adha

16th Jun to 17th Jun 2024

This Muslim festival remembers the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son when God ordered him to. It is celebrated by prayer and visiting family and friends.

Summer Solstice (Northern Hemisphere)

20th Jun 2024

This day is the first day of astronomical summer in the northern hemisphere.

More About The Summer Solstice

Summer Colouring Pages

Summer Survival Guide

Make Music Day

21st Jun 2024

Celebrates music in all its forms and the impact it's had on the world and the human spirit. So spend the day playing and listening to music.


Musical Printables

World Giraffe Day

21st Jun 2024

Annual event to raise support, create awareness and shed light on the challenges giraffe face in the wild.


Winter Solstice (Southern Hemisphere)

21st Jun 2024

The winter solstice represents the beginning of the astronomical winter and is the shortest day - the day with the least daylight.

More About The Winter Solstice

Winter Wordsearch

World Refill Day

24th Jun 2024

World Refill Day is a global public awareness campaign to prevent plastic pollution, help people live with less waste and help make single-use plastic a thing of the past.


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