10 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, September 1, 2016

As hard as it may be to believe, Labor Day weekend is upon us. On the bright side, there are tons of exciting activities going on in both New York City and the Hamptons and we’ve got you covered. Spend your Labor Day Weekend relaxing and enjoying the activities we picked out, just for you!

Almost Queen

September 2, 8 p.m.

Suffolk Theater 118 East Main St, Riverhead

Enjoy the Queen classics from “We Are the Champions” to “Bohemian Rhapsody” and more this weekend. The Suffolk Theater will be putting on the most authentic Queen live show since the days of Queen themselves. Tickets range from $30-$45. For more information visit here.

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

September 3-5, 12 p.m.

Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village

Immerse yourself in the art of various artists and NYU students as they follow the footsteps of Jackson Pollack and Willem DeKooning in 1931. Artists will be setting up shop and displaying their paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and woodcraft throughout the park.

For more information visit here.

Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts

September 3-4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Great Lawn 35 Main Street, Westhampton

The 8th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts will be filling up the Great Lawn once again this weekend. Explore the breathtaking diversity and style of the artisans across the United States. There will be paintings, jewelry, photography, mixed-media, ceramics, glass, metalwork and more. For more information visit here.

Les Misérables

Through September 4

249 W. 45th Street

Hurry! The world’s most popular musical is coming to a close this weekend. The unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and resilience of the human spirit is completing its final weekend on Broadway. For tickets and more information visit here.

Southampton Antique Festival 

September 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Rogers Mansion 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

Browse through an incredible assortment of antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, collectables and much more at this weekend’s antique festival. For more information visit here.

West Indian American Day Carnival

September 5


The biggest cultural festival in New York City is finally among us, the West Indian-American Day Carnival. The colorful parade celebrates Caribbean culture in elaborate costumes to the famous sounds of reggae and calypso. Various Ethnic foods, drinks and more will be available for spectators. Admission is free. For more information visit here.

Yes Labor Day BBQ Extravaganza 

September 5, 2 p.m.

House of Yes 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn

Bring out your red, white and blue apparel for this year’s BBQ Eztravaganza. Enjoy various American barbecue classics (with vegetarian options!), music, dancing and sunshine. The event is free before 4 p.m. with RSVP. For more information visit here.

Manus x Machina

Through September 5

The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

The extraordinary Met exhibition has been extended through September 5, leaving just enough time to squeeze in a final visit. The Manus x Machina exhibit explores how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and machine-made through their creations today. For more information visit here. Check out our coverage of the exhibit here.

Southampton Artists Association Labor Day Art Show

Through September 11, 12 – 6 p.m.

SCC Levitas Center for the Arts 25 Pond Lane, Southampton Village

Celebrate Labor Day with an art show! View oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, sculpture, photography and much more. Bin items will also be for sale. For more information here.

Bob Tabor Equestrian Photography

Through September 20, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sylvester & Co. 130 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Stop by and view the stunning equestrian photographs by Bob Tabor. His portraits are unique and create an intimate visceral experience for the viewer. Stop in before it closes! For more information and to view available prints online visit here.


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