Before you say sayonara to summer, go out with a bang on Labor Day. NYC has more to offer than awesome beaches near NYC and barbecues during your three-day weekend. Whether you want ideas for day trips from NYC or the best staycations in New York City, we’ve listed all the can’t-miss events and popular attractions, including ways to have the best summer ever before Labor Day weekend 2017.
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When is Labor Day?
Labor Day is on Monday, September 4, 2017.
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 2017
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NYC events in September 2017
The best NYC events in September include everything from early fall celebrations to incredible art and cultural events, so you better start planning early. Luckily, you can use our events calendar for September as a guide to schedule all the happenings you don’t want to miss, including some of the best things to on Labor day, the West Indian Day Parade, and the one of the best NYC street fairs, Atlantic Antic. Sure, summer is nearly over, but the warm-weather isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. So make sure to enjoy all of the wonderful things to outside in New York before the cold front sweeps in! RECOMMENDED: Full NYC events calendar for 2017