Did you know Labor Day (September 2nd) is a holiday we celebrate because of the social and economic achievements of American workers? And if you happen to have the weekend off, we are here to help.

We want you to enjoy the precious time you have to spend with your family and friends so take a look at these Labor Day weekend events. Stay safe Charlotte!

On Sunday, September 1st from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. the U.S. National Whitewater Center Labor Day Celebration features live music, yoga, fireworks, and all activities for purchase. Admission is free and parking costs $6.

Blue Blaze Brewing Labor Day Celebration is on Monday, September 2nd from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is a free event and you can score some discounted beer and a free hot dog! Live music will also be hosted during the event.

Everyone loves a good parade! Catch the Charlotte Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 2nd at 11 a.m. in Uptown. The parade route is from the Hal Marshal Center, south on Tryon St. through The Square, turning on 3rd St, and ending on College Street.

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