Are you ready for World Ocean Day 2023?

Utilize resources, submit your plans to the world map, and incorporate an action into any activity!

With one month until 8 June, there is still plenty of time to figure out how you want to celebrate World Ocean Day.

To help you mobilize your community and networks to take action for our one shared ocean, check out these resources:

All resources are free to use and adapt to support your event plans!


Remember to submit your event, activity, or conservation-related announcement

Whatever you have planned for World Ocean Day, share it with the world! Submit the details of your event, activity, or conservation-related announcement to the Events Calendar and World Map on the World Ocean Day website today! Still working to finalize your plans? No problem! Get inspiration for your own celebration and submit them when you’re ready.

Incorporate action into your World Ocean Day plans!

However you choose to celebrate on and around 8 June, you can make a big impact by incorporating an action. Consider mobilizing your networks and event participants to take action by sharing why they support protecting our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030 (30×30).

At×30 click the “take action” button to select your top 3 reasons why you want to protect our lands, waters, and ocean. Then, spread the word to your networks, and incorporate this “30×30 action” into your World Ocean Day plans.

Even with as little as 10 minutes, you can plan a way to incorporate the 30×30 action using the 30×30 Action Guide for Event Organizers. You’ll find ideas for all types of events and resources to help you easily educate and mobilize your networks to share their opinion. Check out these additional ideas and resources to get you started and download the 30×30 Action Guide here!

However you choose to celebrate and honor our ocean in June or throughout the year – thank you and know that World Ocean Day is here to support your efforts!