9. Ravens Beach Bash parade in Ocean City – It’s not the same as the two parades we’ve had through the streets of Baltimore in February 2001 and 2013 but it’s still pretty cool. The long-running June event features Ravens Roosts, Nest, fans, onlookers and even some Pittsburgh Steelers fans who are subjected to a purple takeover of the low streets in Ocean City for two hours of laughs, parade revelry and even a few cameos by Baltimore Ravens players. It’s the largest offseason gathering of Ravens fans in the universe and the streets of Ocean City seem like perfect place to celebrate football in the middle of June.
Here’s my trip from 2009: