Dessert will be ready and waiting at the Taste of Arlington festival in Ballston on May 22. (Ballston Partnership)

No matter what the weather, it’s always May that ushers in a season of street fairs, wine festivals and “Taste of”events — so many of them, in fact, that if you’re trying to plan your weekends, you ought to clear your weekends and scope out your options now. Just check out our list of May’s best festivals.