Labor Day, the first Monday in September, falls on September 7, 2020 this year.
Created as a labor movement dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Over the years this holiday has evolved from a being a labor union celebration into a celebration of the unofficial end of summer, especially for families with kids.
Labor Day is often regarded simply as a day of rest and or end of summer celebrations that include picnics, barbecues, fireworks, parades, water sports, and public art events. Families with school-age children take it as the last chance to travel before kids begin the new school year,
COVID-19 executive orders in effect apply to large outdoor public gatherings such as concerts, festivals, and fireworks, and are limited to 500 persons.
Indoor public gatherings are limited to 25% capacity with a maximum of 25 persons, whichever number is lower. Restaurants are open for outdoor dining only.
With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.