Labor Day in the ‘burbs!

Aug 27, 2013

Here’s how we’re celebrating at some of hottest NYC suburbs. Come join in on all the food, fun and family activities across Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut!


Rye:The final Rye Playland fireworks of the season are happening this Friday at 9:15PM, just in time to kick off the Labor Day festivities!Scarsdale:On Sunday at 1:00PM the Greenburgh Nature Center is hosting its Story Walk, for children 8 and under. Walk along the trail and listen to a favorite children’s book!

Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown:The Hudson Valley’s very first corn festival is happening all Labor Day weekend! Enjoy games, cooking demos, a mini maze and more.

Katonah:The 26thannual Ladson Labor Day Antiques Fair will be in full swing all weekend long, with nearly 100 dealers, artisans, entertainment and more.

Larchmont:“The Song Sings Itself” will be open all Labor Day weekend at the Kenise Barnes Fine Art on Palmer Avenue. The exhibit features three new, acclaimed artists.

Pleasantville:The Pleasantville Farmers Market at Memorial Plaza is open Labor Day Saturday starting at 8:30AM. The market includes more than 50 vendors and plenty of locally grown goodies!


Manhasset:The Knickerbocker Cup is happening all weekend long at the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, with races Thursday through Sunday.

Old Bethpage:Enjoy popular music from the 1800s, learn traditional dancing and listen to an authentic Brass Military Band at the Old Time Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday.East Meadow:Browse and purchase gifts and special treasures from local artists, crafters and vendors at the annual craft and gift show at Eisenhower Park.Roslyn Harbor:On Labor Day Sunday bring the whole gang to Family Sundays at the Nassau County Museum of Art for kid-friendly tours and hands-on art making.

Old Westbury:Enjoy “Riddle Me This,” an afternoon of garden detective work during this fun family scavenger hunt including riddles, pictographs and secrets of the land.


Short Hills:Start the holiday weekend with Childsplayspot’s Science Play Day Event for children age 8+. The event is Friday at 1:00PM at the Mall at Short Hills and requires advance registration.

Mendham Borough:The annual borough Labor Day Parade kicks off at 10:00AM rain or shine, and runs down East Main Street through Mountain Avenue.

Patterson:The 22ndAnnual Labor Day Parade is happening Labor Day Sunday, and stretches from Haledon to the Great Falls Historic District beginning at 1:30PM.

Riverdale:On Labor Day Riverdale will again host its annual street fair and festival, with 100+ exhibitors, rides, food, live music and family-friendly activities all day long.

Maplewood:On Saturday head to Express Yourself Studios for a Family Fun Night of Art beginning at 4:00PM. Paint, eat pizza and spend time creating as a family!

Point Pleasant Beach:Movies on the Beach at Dark is screeningThe Amazing Spider-Manfor free at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk on Friday night. Bring a blanket, snacks and your family!


Darien:Spend Labor Day weekend strolling the Darien Farmers Market at the Goodwives Shopping Center. Vendors include Gazy Brothers Farm, Goat Boy Soaps and more.

Westport:The 6thAnnual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival is Labor Day Saturday and Sunday, all day each day. Admission includes live music, a Kids Corral, food demos, entertaining and tons of BBQ!

Mystic:Mystic will again host its annual Labor Day Weekend Show with more than 60 exhibitors and artists. The event is free and happening all weekend long!

Greenwich:The Greenwich Polo Club is hosting a luncheon and polo match on Sunday beginning at 12:30PM, to benefit Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities (ECAD).

Ridgefield:Labor Day weekend kicks off with Dave Koz & Friends’ Summer Horn Tour 2013, debuting songs from their upcoming album. Enjoy the music, plus wine and cheese tastings.

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