The Complete June 2021 Social Media Holiday Calendar

Here are the most important (and strangest) holidays, events, and hashtags for social media managers and digital marketers to know in June.
Roza Tsvetkova
May 27, 2021 - 6 min. read

June is such an interesting month for your social media calendars! From appreciating children and parents to taking selfies and celebrating Social Media Day – it will be exciting.

Now, let’s get some inspiration for your brand’s efforts on social media.

Social Media Holidays June 2021

June 1 – International Children’s Day & Global Day of Parents

June 2 – National Leave the Office Early Day

June 4 – National Doughnut Day

June 5 – World Environment Day

June 6 – National Cancer Survivors Day & National Higher Education Day

June 8 – World Oceans Day & National Best Friends Day

June 14 – National Flag Day & Dragon Boat Festival & Queen’s Birthday & World Blood Donor Day

June 19 – Juneteenth (Freedom Day)

June 20 – Father’s Day & World Refugee Day

June 21 – International Yoga Day & National Selfie Day & First Day of Summer & World Music Day

June 24 – National Handshake Day

June 25 – National Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 27 – National Sunglasses Day

June 30 – Social Media Day

June 1

International Children’s Day #ChildrensDay

Isn’t that the happiest day of the year, when we celebrate our kids? So why don’t you let the child inside your brand speak about it on social media. Here are some ideas from last year.

 
 
 
 
 
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Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayOfParents

On June 1st, we also honor our families. The United Nations proclaimed this date to be the Global Day of Parents “to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship”. 

June 2

National Leave the Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay

It is that time of the year when social media managers can take their heads off the phones or laptops for a bit. This day celebrates the hard workers! So shall your brand do. Here comes some inspiration. 

June 4

National Doughnut Day #NationalDoughnutDay

Mmm, that’s kind of the sweetest day of the year! It’s time to grab a doughnut! This is not a myth… the story goes back to 1938, when created by the Salvation Army to honor those who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.

June 5

World Environment Day #WorldEnvironment

Day This is a day for all of us to reflect on our relation to the environment. Every year, on June 5th, the United Nations invite us all to raise awareness and action for the global protection of the environment. Will your brand join in 2021? 

June 6

National Cancer Survivors Day #NCSD

On this day, we show our appreciation for all cancer survivors. Your brand can also pay respect on social media. 

National Higher Education Day #HigherEducationDay

Let’s come together on social media and celebrate the opportunities high educations opens for everyone! 

June 8

National Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay

Every day is a good day to celebrate friendships! But on this date in particular your brand can share appreciation for the best friends relationship. 

World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay

It’s time to celebrate the beauty and power of the ocean! This holiday started back in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre for Ocean Development and these days it represents our desire to clean the ‘lungs of our planet’. If this translates to your brand, don’t miss out on it.

 
 
 
 
 
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June 14

National Flag Day #FlagDay

It’s a day to celebrate the national US flag! It dates back to 1777 when the first national flag was approved. 

June 14

Dragon Boat Festival #DragonBoatFestival #DuanWuFestival

Every 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar happens to be the Duanwu Festival or also know as the Dragon Boat Festival. It is very well celebrated in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. 

Queen’s Birthday #HappyBirthdayHerMajesty

Happy birthday to the Queen of the United Kingdom! In some countries and territories such as Australia, New Zealand, and Gibraltar, this day is a national holiday. 

World Blood Donor Day #GiveBlood

This is the day when we are showing our appreciation to all blood donors saving lives across the world! 

June 19

Juneteenth (Freedom Day) #Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States. It is also called Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. 

June 20

Father’s Day (Third Sunday in June) #FathersDay

Let’s say a big “thank you” to all beloved fathers across the world! This holiday originates from 1972 and reminds us of the importance of our dads. Here is some inspiration on how your brand can celebrate it. 

World Refugee Day #WithRefugees

On this date, the United Nations are trying to raise awareness around all refugees across the world. We celebrate the strength and courage of communities affected by global issues. 

June 21

First Day of Summer #FirstDayOfSummer

It’s time to celebrate the first day of the summer! On that date, the sun reaches the highest and northernmost point in the sky. Let your brand out on the longest summer day but watch out not to get sunburnt. 

International Yoga Day #InternationalYogaDay

Today is the day to stretch a bit and celebrate International Yoga Day! Pick an asana for your brand and share some inspiration with your audience on social media. 

National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay

Strike a pose! It’s the selfie holiday! This is the day to show off all favorite snaps of your brand or your community. 

World Music Day #WorldMusicDay

It’s time to let your brand sing out loud and put the music on. We are celebrating World Music Day. This holiday is very popular in France and known as Fête de la Musique, since 1982. What would your sound on social media be? 

June 24

National Handshake Day #HandshakeDay

Let’s honor the classic gentlemen times and welcome National Handshake Day! This tradition was started back in 2005 by Miryam Roddy on behalf of BRODY Professional Development. 

June 25

National Take Your Dog to Work Day #TakeYourDogToWorkDay

It’s time to bark back friendly at our furry friends – the dogs. But also to take them to the office. Now, imagine what a story you can pull out of this! Ok, so long story short, this tradition started in1999 and is a great way to build relationships with your coworkers. 

June 27

National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay

Brush the dust off your sunnies! On this day, we share not only our fashion choices for sunglasses but our awareness of UV rays and the care we take every day for our eyes. 

June 30

Social Media Day #SMDay

Every day is social media day, right? But June 30th is special for all the social media communities and experts across the world. It’s time to celebrate our audience and businesses online and encourage participation and positive interactions.

Final thoughts

It’s time to wrap up for June. If you are looking for the complete monthly social media calendar, click on the download button below and save the image that pops up.

Enjoy June!

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