6 Things to do on Labor Day Weekend in the Area
“Labor Day 2022 will occur on Monday, September 5. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties and street parades.” –https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/labor-day-1
Are you looking for something to do to celebrate this weekend? Here are some suggestions!
1. Enjoy the first weekend of College Football and celebrate with a tailgate on Saturday, which just happens to be National Tailgate Day!
2. Enjoy the first weekend of Regular Season NFL!
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3. Attend the Kansas City Renaissance Festival!
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival began its journey in September of 1977 as a benefit for the Kansas City Art Institute. Since then, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival has grown to be one of the largest Renaissance Festivals in the United States, with an annual attendance of 200,000. The Theme for Labor Day Weekend at KC Ren Fest is Swashbucklers & Sirens: Pirates, mermaids & other seafaring creatures will descend upon the opening weekend of the Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Show off your best costume, let us see (and judge) your tattoos, join our Parade of Pirates & much more! Purchase tickets here: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/5385733/2022-renaissance-festival-general-admission-bonner-springs-kansas-city-renaissance-festival?_ga=2.251793417.1659377273.1661963633-1956086512.1661873754
4. Check out Rocklahoma in Pryor, OK!
Rocklahoma is America’s Biggest Labor Day Party featuring performances by Shinedown, Three Days Grace, Korn, Death Punch, Megadeth, Cypress Hill, and SO MUCH MORE! Get your tickets to Rocklahoma here: https://www.axs.com/events/430136/rocklahoma-tickets?skin=rocklahoma
5. Visit Burdick, KS for their annual Labor Day parade and festival!
Every year the Burdick community has a two-day Labor Day Celebration with many different activities for a family-friendly event. Make plans to attend an evening of singing and dancing on the Sunday before Labor Day and then all day on Labor Day. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/BurdickLaborDayCelebration/
6. Check out a movie with $3 tickets at all Regal Cinemas for National Cinema Day on Saturday, September 3rd!
The nation’s theater chains want you to spend a day at the movies this weekend. More than 3,000 theaters will be participating in the first-ever National Cinema Day on Saturday, Sept. 3. Theaters will be selling tickets for every movie — including more expensive formats like IMAX and 3D — for only $3. Get tickets here: https://www.regmovies.com/