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 2016.
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When is Labor Day?
Labor Day is on Monday, September 5, 2016.
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.
Where to eat and drink during Labor Day weekend in NYC
From five-buck hot dogs to an all-you-can-eat Thai crab boil, turn your staycation into a full-blown, three-day feast
15 Labor Day sales you should shop right now
We'll give you 15 reasons to stay in New York this year for Labor Day
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.