June means AFL, State of Origin, and the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere. For those who dream of a white Christmas, now is your chance with Christmas in Winter parties.
- AFL – it's that time of year. Whether you are watching live, at the club, or at home with your friends, check out the supporter's gear from AFL Footy Shop.
- Queensland Day! Celebrate with a tropical Hawaiian theme and pineapples.
- 5 June is World Environment Day.
- 8 June is World Oceans Day
- 17 June is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
- 18 June is Sustainable Gastronomy Day. Party food doesn't have to mean extravagance and waste. Some of the best food is made using local ingredients well. Issue a challenge to your guests to bring a plate of sustainable food to the party and say why it is sustainable. Swap ideas and recipes – and tips for reducing food waste.
- Winter solstice – the shortest day of the year. In 2016, it is June 20th in the southern hemisphere.
- Dreaming of a White Christmas? Or at least a cold one? Lots of Australians get over that by having a Christmas in our Winter – mainly June and July. See Christmas Party Costumes, Decorations and Ideas available all year round.
- State of Origin
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo comes to Sydney and Perth in June – time for Steampunk, Cosplay and all things sci-fi and fantasy
Famous June Birthdays
Have a party to celebrate the birthdays of these famous people or characters. Like current birthday, you can have them on the nearest weekend.
- 1 – Marilyn Munroe – see our Marilyn Monroe party page
- 2 – Johnny Weissmuller – Olympic medalist, played Tarzan – see our Jungle and Safari Parties
- 7 – Tom Jones
- 10 – Judy Garland – Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Party
- 16 – Stan Laurel
- 18 – Paul McCartney
- 25 – George Orwell – have an Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-four party but insist they read the books first.
Party Themes by Month
- January Party Ideas January is the start of a new year and mid-summer so costumes that are not too hot are best.
- February Party Ideas
- March Party Ideas
- April Party Ideas includes Easter, plus lots of TV soap birthdays
- May Party Ideas
- June Party Ideas
- July Party Ideas
- August Party Ideas
- September Party Ideas Pirate Paaarghties and more
- October Party Ideas Oktoberfest and Halloween with lots in between
- November Party Ideas starts with the Melbourne Cup
- December Party Ideas more than Christmas