Awareness Days are great reason for brands and employees to engage with their audiences online. Talking about your business, products, or services which relate to a relevant awareness day provides a great opportunity to align with social media trends. Here we summarise some of the key Social Media Awareness Days for June 2020. Scheduling campaigns as part of your Social Media Strategy to coincide with Social Media Awareness Days for June 2020 can, therefore, help to boost your brand’s online visibility. You can increase engagement by using content (photos, videos, graphics, etc) and links, and increase visibility by hosting competitions. With this in mind, here is a summary of some of the key Awareness Days, and their respective Hashtag(s) taking place in June 2020.  

June 2020

1st June
Global Day of Parents
#GlobalDayofParents Global Day of Parents is a United Nations (UN) observance that is celebrated on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
World Reef Day
#WorldReefDay World Reef Day is a day for consumers, businesses, and organizations to reflect on the delicate ecosystem of our ocean’s coral reefs and make simple changes to protect them.
World Milk Day
#WorldMilkDay World Milk Day is an international day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food.
2nd June
3rd June
4th June
5th June
World Environment Day
#WorldEnvironmentDay World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year, and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment.
National Fish & Chips Day
#nationalfishandchipday National Fish and Chip Day is about giving fish and chips the recognition it deserves and helping to secure its position as the nation’s favourite dish. The event takes place on the first Friday in June every year
National Doughnut Day
#NationalDoughnutDay Celebrated on the first Friday of every June – National Donut Day is a day to celebrate humble donut and the men and women who served soldiers donuts during the First World War.
6th June
The Big Lunch
#TheBigLunch / @edencommunities Since 2009 The Big Lunch has been a ‘thanksgiving’ moment for neighbours and communities – a time where we come together at a local level to get to know one another a little better. This year the event takes place on 6-7th June.
National Day of Sweden
#SwedenNationalDay #nationaldagen #svenskaflaggansdag National Day of Sweden or “Sveriges Nationaldag” as it’s known to Swedes is the day that Swedes celebrate their nationality. The celebration happens on 6th June every year.
World Pest Awareness Day
#WorldPestDay #WorldPestAwarenessDay World Pest Awareness Day to serve as a reminder of how professional pest management helps protect our quality of life.
7th June
World Food Safety Day
#WorldFoodSafetyDay World Food Safety Day aims to inspire action to help prevent, detect, and manage food-borne risks.
8th June
World Oceans Day
#WorldOceansDay / @WorldOceansDay World Oceans Day is the United Nations day for celebrating the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspiring action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources.
9th June
10th June
11th June
12th June
World Day Against Child Labour
#WDACL The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour.
International Falafel Day
#InternationalFalafelDay #FalafelDay International Falafel Day is celebrated on 12th of June every year to celebrate everyone’s favorite chickpea dish.
13th June
World Gin Day
#WorldGinDay World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin, on the second Saturday in June organised by
The Queen’ Official Birthday
#TroopingTheColour #QueensBirthday #BirthdayQueen The Queen’s Official Birthday is marked by a public celebration called Trooping the Colour. This typically takes place on the second Saturday of June
International Axe Throwing Day
#axethrowing International Axe Throwing Daylaunches on June 13 and dedicated to those around the globe who share a passion for axe throwing.
14th June
World Blood Donor Day
#WorldBloodDonorDay Established in 2004, and celebrated globally on the 14th June every year raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
15th June
Beer Day Britain
#CheersToBeer Beer Day Britain is Britain’s National Beer Day, celebrating the countries favourite alcoholic drink
Magna Carta Day
#MagnaCarta #MagnaCarterDay Magna Carta Day on June 15 commemorates the signing of the Great Charter that limited the powers of the English monarch.
16th June
17th June
18th June
International Sushi Day
#InternationalSushiDay Celebrated on 18th June every year.
19th June
20th June
Summer Solstice
#SummerSolstice The first day of summer and longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere
World Refugee Day
#WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay #RefugeeDay #TeamRefugees World Refugee Day, observed internationally on June 20 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.
21st June
Father’s Day
#Fathersday #Dad Father’s Day is always observed on the third Sunday of June (in the UK and US).
Fête de la Musique / Music Day
#fetemusique #worldmusicday The Fête de la Musique, also known in English as Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June.
International Day of Yoga
#InternationalDayofYoga The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.
22nd June
23rd June
Public Services Day
#UNPSD The UN Public Service Day celebrates the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlights the contribution of public service in the development process; recognizes the work of public servants, and encourages young people to pursue careers in the public sector.
24th June
25th June
26th June
27th June
28th June
29th June
National Cream Tea Day
#NationalCreamTeaDay National Cream Tea Day celebrates the etiquette and history of drinking tea with scones filled with clotted cream and jam. Celebrated each year on the last Friday of June
30th June
World Social Media Day
#SocialMediaDay #SMDay World Social Media Day was launched by Mashable on June 30, 2010. It was born as a way to recognize social media’s impact on global communication, and to bring the world together to celebrate it.
We hope that you will find relevant Social Media Awareness Days for June 2020 which align with your brand. Stay on top of all upcoming awareness days, social media news, and best practice by visiting the Avocado Social Blog and by joining the Avocado Social Media Hub.