Updated: May 28
Winter months can be bleak, but here is a list of 10 events to brighten your mood. Plan to participate in more than a couple of them to give your winter blues a springtime lift. Something fun to look forward to can make all the difference in your outlook.
1.) Mariah Carey Tour Mariah Carey's tour celebrating of recently released album, Caution, began in February, but there's still plenty of time to catch one of her awesome shows. Check out her concert schedule here.
2.)The Spice Girls Reunion Since this is their first tour since 2008, it should be a dandy one. If you're planning a trip to the UK in the late spring, don't miss the opportunity to see almost all of them together again.
3.) Disney Revisited Here's something the whole family can look forward to as Disney prepares to re-release their box office hit of 1992, Aladdin, at May's end. Take a look at the great cast.
4.) Nantucket Daffodil Festival Why not plan a relaxing trip to a popular resort before the mad crowds of summer? With picnics, parades and contests, Nantucket's annual festival is sure to have something for everyone.
5.) Cherry Blossom Kite Festival-Washington D.C. There's probably no better time to take a trip to the capitol than when their thousands of cherry blossoms are in bloom. Held on the grounds where the Washington Monument is situated, this can be an educational and fun trip for the whole family.
6.) Wine Festival, VA If the idea of a romantic getaway weekend is on your wish list, Virginia might be a good destination. There are several wine festival dates in various towns. Choose one that fits the schedule for you and your lover.
7.) Flavors on the Avenue-Philadelphia You won't go hungry with 5 city blocks filled with food and drink from two dozen of Philly's finest restaurants. Features live music, too.
8.) 8.)Cactus League Spring Training The best weather and 15 of the nation's major league baseball teams are an unbeatable match for a great time in Phoenix, AZ. Choose the teams and dates that most interest you here.
9.) The East Nashville Beer Festival Beer from 60 different breweries, live music and food trucks galore will make this an event to remember. Feel good to know that many of the proceeds from the event go to providing books for underprivileged children.
10.) Rolling Stones US Tour Coming back once again to rock our world are these fabulous British music legends of the 60s. With the youngest of the group at 70, it might be your last opportunity to see them here in the states. Check for the concert nearest you.
Hope you've found a few special events to excite you. Have fun and be safe!