GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (ABC 4)- Labor Day is right around the corner, and there are plenty of fun local events to check out here in West Michigan. Between annual parades, festivals, fireworks and shows, there is something for everyone to enjoy this holiday weekend!
Friday, Sept. 1 to Saturday, Sept. 2
Head to Hackley Park for the Muskegon Polish Festival on Friday and Saturday. There will be delicious Polish food, polka music, polka dancing, an area for kids and so much more!
Saturday, Sept. 2
Experience high-speed races, live music from Top Shelf and fireworks at Berlin Raceway’s Labor Day Celebration! Gates open at 4 p.m., and kids (15 and under), seniors, military personnel and veterans get in free.
Monday, Sept. 4
Make noise for businesses and workers in West Michigan and enjoy the parade of trucks starting in Zeeland and ending in Holland. After the parade, you can enjoy a free ice cream social at the Holland Civic Center.
Monday, Sept. 4
Head down to Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids for free family fun. Enjoy live entertainment from Mick Lane, Krystal Kleer and The Shirley Brothers! There will be activities for kids, food vendors, a beer tent, and local arts and crafts.
Labor Day Comedy Jam featuring Rickey Smiley and Friends | Saturday, Sept. 2 | Prepare to laugh this Labor Day weekend! Rickey Smiley, Joe Torry, Kenny Howell and Bruh Man are bringing “comedic brilliance” to DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
Outdoor Craft Market | Saturday, Sept. 2 | Shop, eat, dance and get creative at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Outdoor Craft Market features arts and crafts, music and food trucks.
Labor Day Fireworks | Saturday, Sept. 2 | Take a trip to Sandy Pines to watch fireworks light up the night sky! The show begins at dusk.
Labor Day Parade | Monday, Sept. 4 | Celebrate the contribution of America’s workers at the all-inclusive community parade in Muskegon! Enjoy music, bounce houses, raffles, face painting, arts and crafts and more.
Labor Day Beach Pilates | Monday, Sept. 4 | Head to the Lakeshore for an annual Labor Day Beach Pilates class at Harbour Towne Park Beach in Muskegon. The class begins at 9:30 a.m. and costs $8 to attend.
Looking for more ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend? Take a scenic hike, walk or bike ride at these local paths, dine outdoors at delicious restaurants, plan an entire day of family-fun using Maranda’s suggestions for the season or check out WOOD TV8’s additional list of holiday weekend activities.