India is a land of many cultures, traditions, languages and religions. This means that we have a plethora of reasons to celebrate. June 2024 in India is a non-stop celebration train. June 2024 in India is a total fiesta, bursting with celebrations for every crew. From religious observances and fun festivals to important events and upcoming holidays, there's something awesome happening every single week. So, get ready to mark your calendars and dive into the exciting world of June 2024 festivities! Scroll down for the complete June 2024 festivals, events, and holidays calendar—it's got everything you need to plan for a month of awesome! Indian States and Their Formation Dates: Maharashtra Din, Bihar Day, Karnataka Rajyotsava, Kerala Piravi & More – Marking Celebrations of Statehood Days.

The first week of June brings a wonderful variety of observances to celebrate! June is observed as Pride Month. We kick things off with World Milk Day 2024, Global Day of Parents 2024, and World Reef Awareness Day 2024, all on June 1, 2024. June 2 is a day for double celebrations! First, Telangana Formation Day honours the founding of the Indian state of Telangana. The United States also recognises American Indian Citizenship Day on the same date. June 3 is World Bicycle Day, a perfect opportunity to dust off your two-wheeler and enjoy a ride. Later that day, we can crack open a delicious egg in honour of National Egg Day 2024.

The week takes a more serious turn on June 4, with the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 2024. June 5 focuses on environmental well-being with World Environment Day, while Global Running Day 2024 encourages everyone to lace up their shoes and get moving. We continue raising awareness on June 6 with World Pest Awareness Day 2024 and Jyeshtha Amavasya 2024, a significant day in Hinduism. This is followed by World Food Safety Day 2024 and International Level Crossing Awareness Day 2024, both on June 7.

June 8 offers a chance to raise awareness about World Brain Tumour Day 2024 and the importance of ocean conservation on World Oceans Day 2024. June 10, brings some lighthearted fun with National Iced Tea Day, the perfect excuse to cool down with a refreshing beverage. Following close behind is the important Jewish holiday of Shavuot, celebrated from June 11 to 13. June 12, shines a light on the global fight against child labour with World Day Against Child Labour 2024. The week continues to raise awareness on June 13 with International Albinism Awareness Day 2024, recognising individuals with albinism. June 14 honours life-saving blood donations with World Blood Donor Day 2024. June 15 offers a diverse range of observances.

Mithun Sankranti 2024, a Hindu solar festival, coincides with World Wind Day, focused on harnessing wind power. The day also brings attention to the well-being of older adults with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. June 16 is a day of major celebrations. Hindus observe Ganga Dussehra, a festival dedicated to the Ganges River. It's also Father's Day 2024, a time to honour dads around the world. Many Muslims will also celebrate Eid al-Adha 2024, a major Islamic holiday. June 18 recognises the neurodiverse community with Autistic Pride Day 2024, while foodies can rejoice with International Sushi Day 2024!

June 19 encourages literacy in India with National Reading Day 2024. June 20 marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. We can also focus on maximising efficiency with World Productivity Day 2024 and show support for refugees on World Refugee Day 2024. June 21 is a day for both physical and mental well-being. International Day of Yoga 2024 encourages movement and mindfulness, while World Music Day 2024 celebrates the unifying power of music across cultures. The week continues with a focus on India on June 22 with Kabir Jayanti 2024, honouring the mystic poet, and National Rainforest Day 2024, highlighting the importance of rainforests.

June 23 is International Olympics Day, promoting the spirit of the Olympics, followed by the International Day of Women in Engineering, celebrating the achievements of women in this field. On the lighter side, June 24 is World UFO Day 2024, a day to ponder the mysteries of the universe. June 25 raises awareness about a skin condition with World Vitiligo Day 2024. June 27 honours the inspiring advocate for deaf and blind individuals, Helen Keller, with Helen Keller Day. A touch of humour arrives on June 29 with International Caps Lock Day 2024. We close out June with a focus on space and social media on June 30. International Asteroid Day 2024 reminds us of the potential dangers from outer space, while World Social Media Day 2024 celebrates the power of online connection. Long Weekends in 2024 List: Check the New Year Calendar With Holiday Dates To Plan Your Travel and Holidays This Year.

Full June 2024 Festivals Calendar

Date Day Festival/Event
June 1 - 30 Saturday - Sunday Pride Month
June 1 Saturday World Milk Day
June 1 Saturday World Reef Awareness Day
June 1 Saturday Global Day of Parents
June 2 Sunday Telangana Formation Day
June 2 Sunday American Indian Citizenship Day
June 2 Sunday Apara Ekadashi
June 3 Monday World Bicycle Day
June 3 Monday National Egg Day
June 4 Tuesday International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 4 Tuesday National Cheese Day
June 4 Tuesday National Hug Your Cat Day
June 5 Wednesday World Environment Day
June 5 Wednesday Global Running Day
June 5 Wednesday National Gingerbread Day
June 6 Thursday World Pest Awareness Day
June 6 Thursday Jyeshtha Amavasya
June 7 Friday World Food Safety Day
June 7 Friday National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 7 Friday National Doughnut Day
June 7 Friday International Level Crossing Awareness Day
June 8 Saturday World Brain Tumour Day
June 8 Saturday World Oceans Day
June 8 Saturday National Best Friends Day
June 9 Sunday World Accreditation Day
June 10 Monday National Herbs and Spices Day
June 10 Monday National Iced Tea Day
June 11 – 13 Tuesday – Thursday Shavuot
June 12 Wednesday World Day Against Child Labour
June 12 Wednesday National Red Rose Day
June 13 Thursday International Albinism Awareness Day
June 14 Friday World Blood Donor Day
June 14 Friday International Bath Day
June 14 Friday US Army Birthday
June 15 Saturday Mithun Sankranti
June 15 Saturday World Wind Day
June 15 Saturday International Surfing Day
June 15 Saturday World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 16 Sunday Ganga Dussehra
June 16 Sunday Father’s Day
June 16 Sunday Eid Al-Adha
June 16 Sunday Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib
June 17 Monday Ashadhi Ekadashi
June 17 Monday Gayatri Jayanti
June 18 Tuesday Nirjala Ekadashi
June 18 Tuesday Autistic Pride Day
June 18 Tuesday International Sushi Day
June 18 Tuesday International Picnic Day
June 19 Wednesday National Reading Day India
June 19 Wednesday National Martini Day
June 19 Wednesday National Watch Day
June 20 Thursday Summer Solstice
June 20 Thursday World Productivity Day
June 20 Thursday World Refugee Day
June 21 Friday Vat Savitri Vrat
June 21 Friday International Day of Yoga
June 21 Friday World Hydrography Day
June 21 Friday World Music Day
June 22 Saturday Kabir Jayanti
June 22 Saturday World Rainforest Day
June 22 Saturday National Kissing Day
June 23 Sunday International Olympic Day
June 23 Sunday International Women in Engineering Day
June 23 Sunday National Hydration Day
June 23 Sunday International Widow’s Day
June 23 Sunday United Nations Public Service Day
June 24 Monday World UFO Day
June 25 Tuesday Sankashti Chaturthi
June 25 Tuesday World Vitiligo Day
June 26 Wednesday International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
June 26 Wednesday National Coconut Day
June 27 Thursday International MSME Day
June 27 Thursday National HIV Testing Day
June 27 Thursday National PTSD Awareness Day
June 27 Thursday Helen Keller Day
June 29 Saturday National Statistics Day
June 29 Saturday International Caps Lock Day
June 29 Saturday National Camera Day
June 30 Sunday International Asteroid Day
June 30 Sunday World Social Media Day
June 30 Sunday International Day of Parliamentarism

June 2024 is packed with awesome stuff! From yummy iced tea on a hot day to celebrating yoga, this month is all about fun, learning and spreading good vibes. So, get out there, join a parade, read a book (hey, it's National Reading Day in India), and make June a month to remember.

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