12 June Events Your Family Won't Want to Miss!

in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford, VA

By Jenny Sites June 3, 2021

June is such a big month. For most of us, it is the time when school is ending in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford! Summer officially arrives and we are six months into the year already! How did that happen?!?

We have plenty of ideas for your family to mark the month and the change in the season in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford! . Here is our list of eight events and holidays happening in June you can celebrate in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford:


Father's Day Contest 

Nominate a dad for our Father's Day Contest! Click here for details and to enter.  June 3-16

National Donut Day

Do-nut let this day go by without a celebration. Get one ... or a dozen! June 4


Great Train Race

The race for young runners 17 and under will take place in downtown Fredericksburg on June 6th. The race will be run on Sophia Street this year with the first runners starting at 7:30 am. The event is building up to be the largest running event in Fredericksburg in over a year!  Register Now!

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Father's Day

Celebrate the men in your life who have had an impact on a child's life and don't miss Macaroni Kid's fun Father's Day DADLibs printable! {Add your local Father's Day guide if you're doing one, or, if not, add any links to local stories or events you have related to Father's Day!} June 20

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Eat Your Vegetables Day

Let your kids choose a new vegetable to try at the grocery. Or plant a garden together. Need some ideas on how to get kids excited about veggies? Check out this easy recipe for kale chips! {Also link to your local PYO guide, vegetarian restaurants, etc.}June 17

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International Picnic Day

Everyone loves a picnic! You can head to your favorite park for an elaborate grill out or simply throw a blanket down in your backyard and serve PB&Js. The joy of a picnic is in spending time together enjoying the outdoors. That amazing potato salad? Well, that's just a bonus. {Link to a story about the best spots for a picnic in your town.} June 18

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Juneteenth marks the date Texas slaves were told in 1865 that they were free — two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Today, Juneteenth emphasizes African American education and achievement and is a time marked with everything from family reunions to rodeos. Find local Juneteenth events on our Event Calendar. June 19

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First Day of Summer

Get outside and celebrate! Visit our Summer Camp Guide and VBS Guide, then find your Summer fun on our Event Calendar. June 21


National Food Truck Day is a great time to find new and exciting food in our area. Check out these local food trucks! June 25


 Two-In-One Art Event  

June 26 & 27


Get Outdoors Challenge

Be sure to visit a variety of the outdoor spots in Spotsylvania during Visit Spotsy’s “Get Outdoors Month Challenge” in June! Find all the info you need to participate and earn prizes right here.


Enjoy these local activities and don’t forget to log your progress and upload your verification items through your FXBG Fun Passport!  Earn 2021 points before June 30 to be eligible for the next prize drawing!