Once Labor Day rolls around we have to admit a hard truth—summer is almost over. So make sure you get out there and make the most of it! There are too many great things to do outside, including visiting New York’s beaches, during your three-day weekend. If you absolutely need to get out of town, take a look at our excellent list of day trips from NYC. But there are a ton of awesome parties, barbecues and events happening in the city that are certainly worth sticking around for. Pro tip: Check out NYC's liveliest parade. Make this the best Labor Day weekend 2019 yet!
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When is Labor Day?
Labor Day is on Monday, September 2, 2019.
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 2019
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NYC events in September 2018
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