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June Food Holidays

National and international food holidays and observances for the month of June.

It can’t be a coincidence that Father’s Day happens to fall in June, the National Steakhouse and Seafood Month, can it? Or that June also hosts the national bourbon, cognac, dry martini and moonshine days? Or Kitchen Klutzes of America Day? We think not.

Besides a month to honor Caribbean-American food culture and tradition, June is also the month to join Hawaii in their annual celebration of their first king with a heaping slice of King Kamehameha Pie or if you happen to have some blackberry brandy, a glass of Kamehameha rum punch.

June Monthly Holidays

Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Corn Month
Country Cooking Month
Cucumber Month
Dairy Alternatives Month
Lemon Month
Mango Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Dairy Month

National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Papaya Month
National Seafood Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Turkey Lover’s Month
Pluot and Aprium Month
Okra Month

June Weekly Holidays

National Men’s Health Week (week 2)
Sweet Onion Festival (week 3)

Watermelon Seed Spitting Week (week 4)

June Daily Holidays

  • 6/1 (Sat) National Hazelnut Cake Day
  • 6/2 (Sun) National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
  • 6/3 (Mon) National Egg Day
  • 6/3 (Mon) National Herb Day
  • 6/4 (Tue) National Cheese Day
  • 6/4 (Tue) National Cognac Day
  • 6/4 (Tue) National Frozen Yogurt Day
  • 6/5 (Wed) National Gingerbread Day
  • 6/5 (Wed) National Moonshine Day
  • 6/6 (Thu) National Applesauce Cake Day
  • 6/7 (Fri) National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • 6/7 (Fri) National Donut Day
  • 6/8 (Sat) Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day
  • 6/9 (Sun) National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day
  • 6/10 (Mon) Herbs & Spices Day
  • 6/10 (Mon) National Iced Tea Day
  • 6/11 (Tue) Corn on the Cob Day
  • 6/11 (Tue) Kamehameha Day
  • 6/11 (Tue) National German Chocolate Cake Day
  • 6/11 (Tue) National Rosé Wine Day
  • 6/12 (Wed) International Cachaca Day
  • 6/12 (Wed) National Jerky Day
  • 6/12 (Wed) National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • 6/13 (Thu) Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
  • 6/14 (Fri) National Bourbon Day
  • 6/14 (Fri) National Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • 6/15 (Sat) National Lobster Day
  • 6/16 (Sun) Father's Day
  • 6/16 (Sun) Fresh Veggies Day
  • 6/16 (Sun) National Fudge Day
  • 6/17 (Mon) Eat All Your Veggies Day
  • 6/17 (Mon) National Apple Strudel Day
  • 6/17 (Mon) Stewart’s Root Beer Day
  • 6/18 (Tue) International Picnic Day
  • 6/18 (Tue) International Sushi Day
  • 6/18 (Tue) National Cherry Tart Day
  • 6/21 (Fri) National Peaches and Cream Day
  • 6/21 (Fri) National Sauvignon Blanc Day
  • 6/21 (Fri) Summer Solstice
  • 6/22 (Sat) National Chocolate Eclair Day
  • 6/22 (Sat) National Onion Rings Day
  • 6/23 (Sun) National Pecan Sandy Day
  • 6/24 (Mon) National Pralines Day
  • 6/25 (Tue) National Catfish Day
  • 6/25 (Tue) National Strawberry Parfait Day
  • 6/26 (Wed) National Chocolate Pudding Day
  • 6/27 (Thu) National Indian Pudding Day
  • 6/28 (Fri) National Ceviche Day
  • 6/28 (Fri) National Tapioca Day
  • 6/29 (Sat) National Almond Buttercrunch Day
  • 6/29 (Sat) Waffle Iron Day
  • 6/30 (Sun) National Ice Cream Soda Day

Need some more June food ideas? Explore some more popular summer dishes and seasonal food.

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