This weekend kicks off the “unofficial” start of summer! For me the Memorial Day weekend starts a series of fun trips to the river, beach and spending time outdoors at events. During the summer, Richmond is host to a variety of festivals, races and outdoor events. Here are my Tuesday Top Ten summer events in Richmond!

1. Friday Cheers on Brown's Island. You can't go wrong with a concert on the river.
2. Innsbrook Afterhours. A great West End concert location at the Snag-a-Job Pavilion.
3. Richmond Squirrels Baseball Game. Who doesn't love going to a baseball in the summer? Here I am (far left) with a group from Free Agents Marketing during the Squirrel's Opening Season in the summer of 2010.
4. Rocketts Red Glare May 27th.  This is a great fireworks show to kickoff the summer.
5. The 36th Annual Greek Festival May 31st. Featuring Greek food, dancing and history all in one!
6. Strawberry Hill Races June 2nd. A preppy gal or guy can't resist a day at the races!
7. Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival June 9th. A day filled with good southern hospitality.
8. 2012 Richmond.com Uncorked June 16th. A southern girl would even bring her own decorated glass.
9. Color Me Rad 5K July 21st. A healthy way to have fun and stay in shape!
10. 29th Annual Watermelon Festival Aug. 5th. The festival is hosted in Carytown and is a great place for any preppy Richmond girl to shop!
Even if you don’t live in Richmond, I bet you could find similar events where you live.  What is one of your favorite events to attend during the summer?  

Check back tomorrow for our Wednesday Wedding post!

xoxo
Megan

 


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