NYC Weekend Guide for Labor Day Weekend 2017

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!

The summer may be just about over, but don’t let that stop you from having some end of summertime fun here in NYC! There’s certainly plenty of things to see and do this weekend, from tennis tournaments to parades to markets and everything else in between, there’s never been a better time to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s wealth of events and activities! Here’s just a few things in store for Labor Day Weekend 2017!

U.S. Open

Labor Day Weekend means it’s time for professional tennis here in NYC! The U.S. Open returns to the city once again, promising thrilling matchups by the sport’s biggest international stars. Takes place at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. Visit the official site at www.usopen.org/index.html for more information!

West Indian Day Parade

The colorful West Indian Day Parade is a longtime Labor Day Weekend tradition in the city. 2017’s edition kicks off on Monday, September 4th at 11AM by the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park. Don’t miss this!

Coney Island Fireworks

What better way to kick off the holiday weekend than with a free fireworks show at Coney Island? The Coney Island boardwalk hosts the spectacle this Friday starting at 9:30PM. For a fun and memorable way to end the summer, this is definitely the place to be!

The Collective Market

The Collective Market is a fun and vibrant marketplace that offers everything from vintage collectibles to jewelry to home décor. Starts at 12PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 106 North Third Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Be sure not to miss this!

NYC Unicycle Festival

Looking for something fun and quirky to do over the holiday weekend? Head on over to the NYC Unicycle Festival this Friday taking place at various locations throughout the city. Visit www.nycunifest.com/ for more details!

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Art fans will definitely want to head over to Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village where some of the city’s top artists will have a wealth of paintings, jewelry, sculptures and even more on display. It’s fun and free, so come check it out!

Relax on the City’s Beaches and Waterfront Spaces

Summer’s winding down fast, so don’t miss your last chance to visit the city’s public beaches! From Coney Island in Brooklyn to the Rockaways in Queens to Orchard Beach in the Bronx and everywhere else in between, don’t forget to relax on the city’s beaches this weekend!