Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend? Here is a roundup of parades, family festivals and other things to do in Northeast Wisconsin!
Neenah-Menasha Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 2, 2019 at 10 am
Hosted by the Fox Valley Area Labor Council AFL-CIO begins in Menasha and ends in Neenah. The parade starts on Milwaukee Street, heads west on Menasha’s Main Street, then heads south on Tayco/Washington Street, proceeds into Neenah along N. Commercial Street, turns west on W. Wisconsin Avenue and ends at Church Street.
Labor Fest 2019 Sponsored by Fox Valley Area Labor Council
Monday, September 3, 2019 at 11 am – 6 pm
Free admission for family activities, live music, and food for purchase at Neenah Labor Temple, 157 S Green Bay Road, Neenah after the Neenah-Menasha Labor Day Parade.
Fond du Lac Labor Day Parade & Picnic
Monday, September 2, 2019 at 11 am
The Fond du Lac County Labor Council will have the annual Labor Day parade and the picnic at Lakeside Park this year. The parade line up is at 9:30am and the Parade starts at 11 am., beginning at Rees and Main Street traveling north on Main Street past Scott Street. The picnic on Oven Island at Lakeside Park begins at noon and ends at 5 pm. There will be live music. This event is open to the public. Food and refreshments will be sold with proceeds from the parade and picnic going to local charities and organizations.
Winnebago Labor Day Picnic & Car Show
Monday, September 2, 2019
The event in South Park in Oshkosh starts at 11:00 am. food (hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, sweet corn, soda, beer, and water) will be sold from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Live music and raffles.
Redgranite Labor Day Festival
Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2, 2019
Activities all day long on Saturday and Sunday including clowns, games, pony rides, petting zoo, inflatables, food, live music and craft and vendor fair. Parade starts at 11 am on Monday.
Kites Over Lake Michigan
Saturday, August 31 – Sunday, September 1, 2019
Located at Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers, this two-day festival includes thousands of kites, kids activities, live music, lantern release, and fireworks.
Fox Jazz Fest
Saturday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2, 2019
The Fox Jazz Festival is held every Labor Day Weekend in Menasha, Wisconsin’s Jefferson Park, on the beautiful shores of Lake Winnebago. Each year’s festival brings another great weekend of free, quality entertainment from local, regional and national jazz artists, as well as delicious food and specially brewed beer. The Fox Jazz Festival is the perfect musical experience to cap off your summer, is free to all, and is great for family, friends, jazz lovers and rookies alike!
Calumet County Fair
Thursday, August 30 – Monday, September 2, 2019
Lots of family entertainment including carnival rides, tractor pull, juggler and more. Visit their website for all the weekend activities.
Wisconsin’s Best Rib Fest
ON BREAK FOR 2019
Hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Oshkosh, enjoy BBQ brought to you by the National Barbecue Cookers Association at Menominee Park in Oshkosh. This family-friendly festival is a fundraiser to support local scholarships and projects. Admission is $5 every day before 4 pm and $10 after 4 pm (10 and under free accompanied by an adult). Enjoy food, live music, cooking demos, carnival games, bouncy houses, slides and more.