GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — For over 140 years, Americans have been celebrating the achievements of workers with parades, picnics and parties on Labor Day.

Each year in northern Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge closes to traffic for the Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk. The bridge will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 from 6:30 a.m. to noon. The walk starts at 7 a.m. People can walk halfway across the bridge or completely cross it. For more details, visit the Mackinac Bridge website.

For local Labor Day events in West Michigan, check out the list below:


  • Belding Labor Day Celebration | Sept. 1 through Sept. 4 | Details


  • Grand Haven Labor Day Bridge Walk | Monday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Details


  • West Michigan Labor Fest at Rosa Parks Circle | Monday, Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Details


  • Northville Park Association End of Season Celebration and Boat Regatta | Monday, Sept. 4 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Details


  • Holland Zeeland Labor Day Truck Parade | Monday, Sept. 4 at 9:15 a.m. | Details


  • White Lake Area Labor Day Community Walk | Monday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. | Details 


  • Cars for Cancer Labor Day Car Show & Cruise | Sept. 3 through Sept. 4 | Details
  • West Michigan Labor Day Parade and Celebration | Monday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m. | Details

Don’t see your city’s event on our list? Send us the information by emailing Be sure to include a link.