Chicago Labor Day Events for 2017

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and it’s definitely time for you to get some plans figured out. Whether you’re looking to celebrate the day with an event or just enjoy some time with the family we’ve got you covered. Check out these Chicago Labor Day events and enjoy the long weekend with something to do!

Monday Night Sunset Cocktail Cruise aboard the Anita Dee II

Get on board the Anita Dee II yacht and sail with us this Labor Day. This weekly party cruise will be taking place on Labor Day giving you the perfect option to celebrate the day. Sail through the Windy City on this multileveled ship and experience Chicago from the seas. With views of the city filling your eyes and a live DJ on board blasting this year’s hits, you’ll definitely have no problem enjoying your Labor Day. This Chicago party cruise also comes with fully stocked bars on board so you can keep your favorite drink pouring while you enjoy your Monday off. Grab your friends and get on board this Labor Day cruise for a night out you won’t forget!

Monday Night Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Chicago SummerDance

Looking to learn some new dance moves? The Chicago SummerDance will be having free dance lessons throughout Labor Day weekend. Head to Chicago’s Grant Park for this summer long series featuring not only free dance lessons but also different live bands on an outdoor dance floor. Learn some new moves over Labor Day weekend and show them off at one of the Chicago Labor Day events for this year!

African Festival of the Arts

One of the Chicago Labor Day events that happens every year is the African Festival of the Arts. Watch as Washington Park transforms into a lively market filled with African specialties. This yearly festival begins on September 1st and goes until September 4th. Washington Park will be filled with handcrafted artwork, musical performances, activities for the kids, authentic cuisine, and more!

Navy Pier Summer Fireworks

The Navy Pier has a schedule of fireworks that get set off throughout the summer and during the holidays. This Labor Day weekend, the summer fireworks will be hitting the skies on September 2nd. The show begins at around 10:15 p.m. but you can enjoy a whole day at the Navy Pier. Whether you grab a bite to eat at one of the Navy Pier’s restaurants or catch a movie at the IMAX theater, the Navy Pier will keep you busy. The Navy Pier’s fireworks are the perfect way to end off your celebration after any of the Chicago Labor Day events.

Learn more about Labor Day by checking out our Labor Day History article here!

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