A List of the Best New York Events to Celebrate Labor Day 2018!

If you haven’t already been partying over the summer months, you’re going to want to join in on summer’s last epic turnout: Labor Day 2018! In honor of America’s workforce in creating a sustainable and ongoing economy, having some time off to relax and celebrate is just the tip of the iceberg. However, we all need to start somewhere in showing our appreciation, and these events listed down below are definitely going to get you into party mode:


West Indian Day Parade

The Caribbeaners are definitely the go-to people when it comes to relaxing and making the most of what you have, and the West Indian Day Parade is an accurate summation of their vibrant culture. This is going to be a massive event (you can expect around two million people) filled with lots of colorful costumes, catchy and energetic island beats, as well as fantastic food, so come on over and join the fun!


Parade Venue: 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Time & Date: 30 August - 3 September. Do check the website for more info.

Purchase Tickets Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/west-indian-american-day

Website: http://wiadcacarnival.org/


9th Annual Unicycle Festival

For those unfamiliar with the charms of a unicycle, this is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with one. Of course, its main attraction is still the race, but there will also be a variety of sports that will be played with unicycles, so that’s definitely an interesting element in there. Oh yes, did we mention that one of the featured sports is sumo? We’ll leave you to think that one through.


Venue: Battery Park, Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island, Governors Island

Time & Date: Starts at 10 a.m. (30 August), Starts at 2 p.m. (31 August), 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. (1-2 September)

Admission: FREE

Website: http://nycunifest.com/


The US Open

There’s still plenty to look forward to at the end of summer, but if you’re a huge fan of tennis, you can definitely be excited about the U.S. Open Tennis Championships right here in New York! The tournament will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary in conjunction with the completion of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. There are 24 sessions in total for the 2018 tournament, so get your energy levels up for some amazing games!


Venue: Louis Armstrong Stadium, Flushing Meadow - Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368

Time & Date: Ongoing U.S. Open Games. Do check the website for more info.

Purchase Tickets Online: https://www.usopen.org/en_US/tickets/individual_tickets

Website: https://www.usopen.org/index.html


Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Familiar with Jackson Pollock? Well, whether you’re a fan or drawing a complete blank at his name, this famous painter’s sidewalk sale of his paintings in 1931 can now be experienced at the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit. The works of over 124 artists will be gloriously displayed, and you can view their work and talk with them during your explorative walk.


Venue: From East 13th Street south to Waverly Place

Time & Date: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. (1-3 September)

Website: https://www.wsoae.org/


Electric Zoo 2018

It’s time to let your hair down for one of the noisiest and most entertaining EDM events of the year: Electric Zoo 2018! They’ll be cranking out some of the best beats on Randalls Island for the tenth summer in a row, so don’t miss out on this opportunity. Here, you can groove and dance to a wide range of both underground and mainstream artists.


Venue: Randall’s Island Park, located along the East River

Time & Date: Starts at 3 p.m. (31 August), Starts at 1 p.m. (1-2 September)

Admission: From $90+/person

Purchase Tickets Online: https://electriczoo.com/tickets/

Website: https://electriczoo.com/


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Posted on Aug 28 2018

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