It's hard to believe that spring is coming to an end, but it's true: the first official day of summer is coming up faster than you'd think. Sure, summer unofficially begins Memorial Day weekend, but it actuallybegins on June 21, the Summer Solstice. It's the longest day of the year with the most sunshine (hopefully it doesn't rain!), and it's one of the happiest days ever: you're celebrating the upcoming summer season, which is supposed to be relaxing, sunny, bright, and fun. Summer holds lots of possibilities, no matter what age you are, and it's always exciting when it begins.
That said, you'll want to do something special to celebrate on the first day of summer rather than just hang out and do the same old stuff... or nothing at all. And luckily enough, the first day of summer falls on a Friday this year, which is perfect timing: you can leave work and do one of the below activities, or you could even think about taking the day off and starting the summer with a nice three-day weekend. Hey, if you have the days to take, it's not a bad idea!
The best way to celebrate the first day of summer? Do some very cliche summery things. Get outside, enjoy the weather and the sun, hang out with your friends, or take some time to just relax. You'll start things off on the right foot, and you'll have a great time doing it. Below are some ideas for fun first day of summer activities: