(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The smell of fresh cut grass, the sweet taste of ice cream, and the sound of music in peace plaza, all signs that summer may finally be here.
"Oh god it's great," said Bernadine Hollins.
With so many out enjoying it, it's clear this warm weather has been missed.
"Well, we've been stuck inside all winter so the first day we had to come out and enjoy it," said Jenna Deetz.
Peace plaza was abuzz with many having the same idea.
"Eat outside and have a drink," said Cheri Graffenius.
This extra-long winter has made the sun feel even sweeter.
"I mean it just snowed like last week," said Deetz.
No one has been missing the warm weather more than the businesses that count on it.
"We've been looking forward to this day for a while," said Aaron Richard.