It's always good to Be There, and "there" could be anywhere. It could be at a local food festival, a world-famous music event or at a particular time of year when your chosen destination shines. To help you plan your June getaway, here's an international events calendar to help you Be There with SLH. To make it even easier, here's up to 20% off selected hotels.

Crop Over Festival - Barbados

Join the jovial crowds enjoying the Crop Over Festival throughout June, which sees the entire island overtaken by the party spirit. Come together with the locals for live music, dancing, carnivals, markets and cultural presentations on this magical island, with the stand-out event being the Kadooment Parade. See our luxury hotels to enjoy the best of the Barbados!

venice architecture biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale runs from 28 May – 27 November, featuring exhibits from around the world in a celebration of contemporary architecture with a vibrant creative twist. The city buzzes with cultural activity for the month of June, so keep the buzz going by staying at a luxury SLH hotel


Celebrate Māori New Year from June 6 – 20. Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster known as the Pleiades, and it signals the start of the Māori New Year when it appears before dawn in late May or early June. This iconic festival is fun, dynamic and a celebration of being Māori, with events taking place near all our stunning New Zealand properties

a new take on times square

Getting in touch with your mind, body and soul in Times Square has never been easier, with downward facing dog poses taking over Manhattan's heart with free yoga classes to celebrate the Summer Solstice on June 20. Stay close by at a luxury SLH hotel!

the new tate modern

London's world-renowned comtemporary gallery launches the new Tate Modern! On the weekend of June 17 - 19, the Tate Modern will be offering free cultural events throughout the day and into the night. Give yourself a luxurious treat with a stay at an SLH hotel

Paris Jazz Festival

What could be more romantic than listening to jazz in the city of love? Make the most of the Paris Jazz Festival, which takes place at various open-air venues around the city each weekend between June 11 - July 31 and gives you an excuse to explore the city's outdoor spaces in search of your perfect Paris. 

Calcio Storico Fiorentino

Fireworks along the River Arno conclude Florence's celebrations to St. John the Baptist, the city's patron saint. On June 24, there's a parade in historical costume that starts at the Church of Santa Maria Novella and ends at the Church of Santa Croce, where the Calcio Storico is then played in the dirt-covered square in front of the church. Finish the day at your luxury SLH hotel!

Volleyball World Grand Prix - Hong Kong

Join the zealous fans as they cheer on national teams of China, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA as they battle it out to win the competition, which is regarded as they fiercest prelude to the Olympics. Enjoy Hong Kong in SLH luxury!

Riviera Maya Film Festival

Welcome to the best location of any film festival in the world! Marvel at the magnificent views of the Maya Riviera in between cutting-edge cinematic experiences, featuring films from Latin America and the world from 24 - 30 June. To really set off your June, stay in style at the Blue Diamond Riviera Maya.