Labor Day Weekend 2019

Celebrate the end of summer, Friday to Monday, August 30 to September 2

J’Ouvert Parade 2019

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

US Open Tennis 2019

Daily, Aug 26 – Sep 8, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Reigning champion Djokovic is still the man to beat. Nadal challenges. Osaka is favorite over Halep.

Labor Day 2019

Monday, September 7, 2020
This U.S. holiday celebrates organized labor and is the unofficial end of summer

West Indian Day Parade 2019 NYC’s Labor Day Carnival

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

Brazilian Day New York 2019

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.

Electric Zoo 2019 features Bennie Benassi & Boombox Cartel

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

New York Salsa Congress

PARTIES Sat-Wed, Aug 24-28
FEST Thu-Sun, Aug 29-Sep 1
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

Labor Day on the first Monday in September, is a U.S. national holiday that honors workers and the Labor movement. The tradition was started in New York City in 1882.

It is the unofficial end of Summer. In New York, it’s time to put away your white clothes for the season. It’s also Back-to-School time for parents and children.

Labor Day sales in New York City shops are fantastic.


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More Latin things to do in NYC over Labor Day Weekend

Farruko is one of the top Puerto Rican Latin Trap singers

Monday, October 21, 2019
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ~ ‘Baila Baila Baila’, ‘Calma’ at the Tidal X Rock the Vote benefit for voter registration headlined by Alicia Keys at Barclays Center

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play New Orleans Jazz at Iguana

Mondays & Tuesdays
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ Live music by New York’s specialist in early New Orleans jazz

El Destino Argentine tango dancing at Solas

Sundays
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing with NYC’s best dancers in an intimate room with one of New York’s best tango DJs

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ Cuban jazz live music by this multiple Grammy winning band continues a Sunday tradition started by Chico O’Farrill in 1997

Do the Central Park Tango

Saturdays, June-September
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing in the park in summer is so romantic! FREE

Salsa Saturdays at La Marqueta keep old school salsa alive in El Barrio

Summer Saturdays
Saturday, May 23, 2020
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ Old timers dance Caribbean Salsa (mostly on1) at a street party with music and food just like in Puerto Rico. FREE

Soulfrito Urban Latino music festival

Friday, August 30, 2019
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ~ Rap, Reggaeton and Latin Trap featuring Ozuna, A Boogie, Farruko, Gunna, Jeremih, Arcangel, El Alfi, Duki, over 20 artists at Barclays Center