What do you have planned for Labor Day W

What do you have planned for Labor Day Weekend!?!?!?

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 the end of summer. In 2012, Labor Day will be celebrated on Monday, September 3rd.

My Family and I will be off today on our roadtrip to enjoying a nice weekend away in Canada. Fun filled mini vacation with the wife and kids, can it get any better than that?

I found some fun activities being held in New Jersey for anyone who still isn’t sure what to do. Don’t stay home! Make sure to go out and have fun saying goodbye to the summer. There’s no reason to stay indoors with so many things going on!!!!! Here are some great options for you.

Labor Day Weekend Events With Fireworks Displays
Asbury Park Fireworks Display
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Boardwalk Between 3rd & 4th Avenues
Asbury Park, NJ
Fireworks at 9 pm

Labor Day Weekend Fireworks On the Beach
August 31, 2012, at 10pm
Pine Avenue
Wildwood, NJ
609-523-1602
Special Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravaganza to end the summer season. Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods. Free

Manasquan Beach Fireworks
Main Beach
Main St & 1st Ave
Manasquan, NJ
732-223-0544
Labor Day Weekend, Saturday September 1st, Rain date: September 2nd

Seaside Heights Fireworks
Monday, September 3, 2012
800-732-7467
Viewable from anywhere on the Boardwalk.
Fireworks Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd at 9:00 pm.

2012 NJ Labor Day Weekend Activities

Northern NJ Labor Day Weekend Events
The 21st Annual Labor Day Parade – Haledon to Great Falls Historic District, Patterson
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
(973) 595-7953
The parade will step-off at 1:30 PM at the Botto House National Landmark in Haledon. The parade will finish at the Great Falls Historic District in the City of Paterson. This year’s Labor Day Parade will be lead by Grand Marshal Larry Hamm, Chairman of the Peoples Organization for Progress (POP), an independent grass roots political organization that is active in the Newark and Northern New Jersey area.

The Annual Mendham Borough Labor Day Parade
September 3, 2012
973-543-7152
Parade begins at 10am (rain or shine) and runs along East Main Street and Mountain Ave.

Riverdale Labor Day Street Fair
Sept 3, 2012
Newark Pompton Tpke, (off Rte 23) Street
Riverdale , NJ
201-998-1144
Fair, Festival, Family event, food, music, kid friendly

ScanFest!
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Vasa Park
Budd Lake,NJ
Info09@scanfest.org
It’s an all-day celebration of Scandinavia at its best where you’ll discover the customs, the history, and the ethnic variety of the six Nordic nations: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
10 AM to 6 PM Rain or Shine!

Central NJ Labor Day Weekend Events

Giant Craft Show
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove, NJ
800-388-4768; 732-774-1391
The show features over 200 artists, craftsmen and craftswomen. It is held outdoors on the Ocean Pathway just steps from the beach. Some of the items offered will be: handspun silver jewelry, gold and jewelry, handmade clothing items like jackets, sweaters, scarves and purses, unique wood, floral arrangements, hand sewn table and bed linens, children’s toys and dolls. The festival also features children’s art and craft activities like sand art and candle making. In addition to the arts and crafts the festival also features local food vendors.

Jazz IT Up Wine and Food Festival
September1 & 2, 2012 (rain date Sept. 5)
Noon to 5:00 pm
Allaire State Park
Farmingdale, NJ
(609) 588-0085
Spend Labor Day weekend soaking up history, listening to great jazz and sipping New Jersey wine. Artisan vendors and crafters will be selling hand made products, wine related items and other quality goods. There will be kids activities including arts and crafts, face painting and games. The festival will…

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