Before you bid summer adieu, go out with a bang on Labor Day. Whether you want ideas for cool out-of-town spots or just want a staycation, we've listed all the best events and other unmissabale things to do, including ways to have the best summer ever before Labor Day weekend 2015.
When is Labor Day?
Labor Day is on Monday, September 7, 2015.
What is Labor Day?
Labor Day is an annual workers' holiday on the first Monday in September. The first Labor Day was organized by the Central Labor Union of New York in 1882.
Things to do for Labor Day weekend
The best things to do for Labor Day weekend
Don’t blow your three-day weekend! Make a scene at these dance parties, beach bashes and parades in NYC.
The West Indian–American Day Carnival
Every Labor Day, the West Indian–American day carnival celebrates Caribbean culture and heritage in New York
The best thing to do in NYC each day from now until Labor Day
Summer may not officially end until September 22nd, but we all know it’s just not the same after Labor Day
The best beaches near NYC
Time to put on those shades, fill the cooler and lie out on the sand at the best beaches near NYC.
Public swimming pools in NYC
Say goodbye to summer with a refreshing dip in these great NYC pools.
The best BBQ in NYC
Here’s your guide to New York’s revved-up barbecue culture.
Weekend getaways from NYC
We’ve found plenty of weekend getaways to satisfy your wanderlust.
Day trips from NYC
Take a break from city life with these beaches, outdoor adventures, wineries and more.
The best NYC parks
Here’s how to make the most of New York’s public spaces, from Central Park and other big boys to beyond.
NYC's best rooftop bars
Find the city’s 30 coolest elevated drinkeries
The best picnic spots in NYC
Pack a picnic basket and head for a spot in one of the city's best parks.
September events calendar
New York’s arts and culture scene amps up in the fall, so best to start planning your season early.