With the cold weather finally starting to make way for sunnier skies, we can’t help but get excited for spring, summer, and the fun that comes along with these warmer months. The onset of spring has us eager to ditch our winter coats and dreaming of music, food, and festivals. Here’s a guide to some of the great outdoor events this spring, happening in cities all across North America.

Houston

12th-Annual-Sugar-Land-Wine--Food-Affair-Bistro-Brunch_101220Calling all foodies! The annual Sugarland Wine and Food Affair is taking place April 8-12th this year in Houston. Attracting more than 10,000 wine and food connoisseurs every year, this great event is enjoyed by everyone – gourmands and non-foodies alike. Five days of flavour-bursting food paired with delicious wines, this fair is truly a culinary sensation. Buy your tickets, bring some friends along, and let yourself be wined and dined!

Washington

For nature lovers, just outside of the city at Mount Vernon lays a spring treasure to be found. From April 17-19th indulge your senses in the annual Tulip Festival’s Street Fair. While the Tulip Festival is a month long show, the street fair takes place this specific weekend drawing in artists, vendors and crafts people. Experience great fare and fun, along with the stunning tulips on display. If you’re searching for a perfect outdoor event this spring, you must check out Mount Vernon!

Banff

banff-performance-in-the-parkIf you’re a music enthusiast, Banff’s Performance in the Park takes place Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th! Friday evening you can enjoy Joel Plaskett Emergency with Matt Anderson and the Mellotones, and Saturday afternoon you’ll hear K-OS with Rural Alberta Advantage and Hannah Georgas play. With the mountains as your backdrop and the music filling your ears, you don’t need to be anywhere else this weekend.

Atlanta

For beer and beats, check out the Sweetwater 420 Fest in Atlanta. Running from April 17-19th at Centennial Olympic Park, you’ll spend the weekend enjoying 25 unique craft beers while jamming out to some great music. Look forward to performances by Snoop Dogg, 311, Moe, and many more amazing artists and bands. Don’t miss the comedy tent as well, with hilarious stand-up acts to give you some laughs throughout the day. This packed weekend will be a great kick-off for a summer full of music and drinks.

If you’re not excited about winter’s exit, this list of upcoming outdoor events should do it! Contact us for a quote or information on planning your own event!