Labor Day in New York City
Make the most of Labor Day 2014 and your three-day weekend with the best parties, beaches and barbecues in and outside NYC
Fri Aug 22 2014
Before you bid summer adieu, go out with a bang on Labor Day. Whether you want ideas for weekend getaways from NYC or just want a staycation, we've listed all the best events, exhibitions and other unmissabale things to do on Labor Day Weekend. Want to cool off? Dip into our guides to the best swimming pools and best beaches in New York city.
When is Labor Day?
Labor Day is September 1, 2014. 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.
Most popular NYC events this weekend
- Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade
- The Haunted Pumpkin Garden
- Thrill the World
- Stevie Nicks’s 24-Karat Gold Photo Exhibit
- Brooklyn Bridge Park Harvest Festival
- Halloween Harvest Festival
- The Amazing Maize Maze
- Nightmare: New York
- Punk Rock and Heavy Metal Flea Market
- The Dinner Party: A Whodunnit Cabaret!
Before your family says farewell to summer, make plans for a fabulous Labor Day weekend 2014
Expect expanded hours, acres of new parks and a full calendar of open-air summer fun
Plan a beach outing with our guide to New York City's best seaside retreats
Nothing ruins a night out or a nice bit of day drinking like an obnoxious crowd