For most of us, it's a time to relax and unwind — and sometimes an opportunity to indulge in booze.
"It's common knowledge that many people up their alcohol intake over the summer period," psychologist and public health expert Dr Bosco Rowland said.
It is, after all, the season to be jolly.
But according to Dr Rowland, it's also a timely reminder of the dangers of excessive drinking, and why it's important to drink responsibly.
How much is safe to drink?