Labor Day marks the official end of summer. Finish yours with a bang when you fill your three-day weekend with events for Labor Day 2017 in New York City.
How to Spend Your Three-Day Weekend
Here are some ideas on how to celebrate Labor Day weekend in NYC. You’ll find entertainment all over the five boroughs.
West Side County Fair at Riverside Park
You don’t have to head to the country to enjoy an old-fashioned county fair. This one, in Riverside Park,will feature carnival rides, games, live bands, aerialists, local food vendors, and all the cotton candy you can eat. It’s happening on September 10th.
Labor Day at Riis Park Beach Bazaar
Head to Jacob Riis National Park for this Beach Bazaar, which is open through Labor Day. Here, along with sand and surf, you’ll find food vendors, DJs, and shopping on the historic boardwalk.
Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
West Village hosts this sidewalk art show every year. It’s free to wander among the exhibits and artists displaying their work, from painters and potters to photographers, crafters, and jewelers. It will last from September 2nd-10th.
The U.S. Open
The U.S. Open is taking place through Labor Day, and more than just a great chance to watch tennis pros battle it out on the courts. It’s also a haven for food trucks, celebrity-spotting, and live music-listening on the grounds. It’s all happening in Flushing Meadows Corona Park from August 28th through September 10th.
NYC Unicycle Festival
Featuring a 13-mile unicycle race, this unique festival is topped off with activities on Governors Island. Learn how to ride, watch unicycle sports and performances, and more. Best of all, it’s free.
If you’ll be spending Labor Day in NYC, book your stay with us at Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel.