It is also possible that this month was dedicated to the Junior branch of the legislature.
The Sun in June
The Moon in June
The full moon in June may be called the Strawberry Moon, the Rose Moon or the Flower Moon.
Fun Facts and Folklore About June
Because June is the month of Juno, the Roman Goddess who presides over marriage and the family household, it is considered lucky to get married in the month of June.
Married in the month of June
Life will be one long honeymoon
Icelandic custom says that you won’t age that year if you bathe in the morning dew on June 24th.
|Represent love, beauty, and passion
|Symbolize affection and romance
|Symbolize happiness, positivity, and vitality
|Reflect the energy and warmth of the sun
|Represent industry, community, and productivity
|Symbolize teamwork and collective effort
|Symbolize transformation, renewal, and the beauty of change
|Reflect the metamorphosis and growth in life
|Traditional bonfires lit on the summer solstice
|Celebrate the peak of the sun’s power and fertility
The Anglo-Saxon name for June was Sera monath or “dry month”.
- June’s Birthstone: pearl or alexandrite or moonstone or perhaps even agate
- June’s Birthflower: Rose or honeysuckle
June in Myth and Magic
A calm June puts the farmer in tune
Damp and warm does no harm
A swarm in May is worth a load of hay, but a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July isn’t worth a fly.
Who comes with Summer to this earth,
And owes to June her hour of birth.
With ring of agate on her hand,
Can health, wealth and long life command.
|Symbolizes purity, innocence, and emotional healing
|Represents wisdom gained through experience
|Exhibits color-changing properties, ranging from green to purple
|Symbolizes balance and transformation
|Displays a unique shimmering effect known as adularescence
|Enhances intuition and promotes emotional balance
|Known for its banding patterns and variety of colors
|Provides grounding energy and balances yin and yang
|Exhibits serene blue hues resembling the Caribbean Sea
|Associated with peace, tranquility, and healing
Holidays, Pagan Festivals and Important Dates in June
- June is Black Music Month, Carribean Heritage Month, International Accordion Month and LGBT Pride Month
- The first 12 days of June are sacred to Hera
- Father’s Day is the 3rd Sunday in June
- The Summer Solstice is celebrated on or around June 21st in the Northern Hemisphere (it is the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere)
- In Europe, Midsummer’s Day is celebrated on June 24th
- Litha is a Midsummer holiday celebrated by many NeoPagans.
- St John’s Day is June 24th