Labor Day Weekend is the traditional end of summer. Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement. It’s time to get back to work after the lazy, crazy days of summer.
This is the first COVID-19 Labor Day Weekend.
Labor Day Weekend Traditions
Labor Day Weekend 2020 is subdued by the COVID-19 Pandemic. These are some of the usual highlights of Labor Day Weekend in NYC. Maybe next year.
Labor Day Weekend DANCE PARTIES Sat-Wed, August 24-28, 2019 DANCE FESTIVAL Thu-Sun, August 29-Sep 1, 2019 MARRIOTT MARQUIS Times Square, NYC A week of dancing in spots all over Manhattan ends with a weekend of salsa workshops, performances and dancing to live music by Tony Vega, Moncho Rivera and Doug Beavers
Fri-Sun, Aug 30 – Sep 1, 2019 RANDALL’S ISLAND ~ Bennie Benassi (Italy) and BoomBox Cartel (Texas/Mexico) will make you dance at Randall’s Island Park
Sunday, September 1, 2019 LITTLE BRAZIL, NYC ~ Celebrate Brazilian Independence with food, drink, live music and lots of Brazilians on Sixth Avenue at 46th St.
Monday, September 2, 2019 PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn ~ The J’Ouvert Parade forms at Grand Army Plaza, marches through the Park, to Empire, and down Nostrand to Midwood St
Thu-Mon, Aug 29-Sep 2, 2019 LABOR DAY WEEKEND Reggae Afrobeats Soca Summer Jam Youth Fest BrassFest Junior Carnival Parade Panorama Steelband Championship Dimanche Gras Carnival Sunday Party VIP Breakfast Parade CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ~ The Brooklyn Museum and the Parade on Eastern Avenue turns the neighborhood into a Caribbean Carnival