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Labor Day Events At The Jersey Shore

August 25, 2014 1:46 PM

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Propose on the beach (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Propose on the beach (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Lucky enough to be down the shore for Labor Day? Celebrate the holiday at these fun end-of-summer events.

Labor Day Weekend Fireworks on the Beach
Pine Ave (visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods)
Wildwood, NJ
www.wildwoodsnj.com
Friday, Aug. 29
10 p.m., FREE

Celebrate the unofficial end of summer with free fireworks on the beach.

Handcraft Unlimited Labor Day Craft Show of Wildwood
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
www.wildwoodsnj.com
Saturday, Aug. 30 – Sunday, August 31
Sat/Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission

There’s something for everyone at this many vendor craft show!

Wildwood Block Party & Music Festival
Fox Park
Ocean Ave between Burk and Montgomery Aves
Wildwood, NJ
www.wildwoodsnj.com
Sunday, August 31, noon –Midnight; FREE

Come out to this family-friendly festival that includes food, drinks, crafts, entertainment and performances from Bittersweet, Jeremiah Hunter Band, Just in Time, Sounds of Society, Purple Reign, Lime, The Trammps, Norma Jean & Luci Martin, and Martha Wash.

Labor Day Weekend at Revel’s HQ Nightclub and HQ Beach Club
Atlantic City, NJ
www.revelnightlife.com
Friday, Aug. 29 – Sunday, Aug, 31

HQ Nightclub’s three-day celebration kicks off Friday night with Dutch DJ R3HAB and Rebecca and Fiona. On Saturday, Cedric Gervais performs and Australian DJ Tommy Trash wraps things up on Sunday, August 31. At HQ Beach Club, R3HAB, Afrojack and Steve Aoki are all set to perform Labor Day weekend.

Manasquan Labor Day Celebration & Fireworks
Main Beach
Main St & 1st Ave
Manasquan, NJ
Saturday, Aug. 30
7:30 – 8:30 p.m., FREE

Celebrate Labor Day with a performance from Moonlighting followed by a fireworks display.

OCNJ Labor Day Race
23rd St Beach
Ocean City, NJ
www.ocnj.us
Monday, Sept. 1
9 a.m.

Work on Labor Day? Well, a workout, that is! Test your stamina in a 5K, or participate in the 1 mile health walk immediately after the race.

Hands-on History
720 Rte. 9 South
Historic Cold Spring Village
Cape May, NJ
www.hcsv.org
Saturday, Aug. 30 – Sunday, August 31

Get hands on experience of crafts and trades from back in the 1800s. Visitors can explore newly renovated, historic buildings and communicate with interpreters to train and create in the same way the ancestors did.

18th Annual AirFest
Cape May Airport
500 Forrestal Rd
Cape May, NJ
www.usnasw.org
Wednesday, Aug. 27 – Friday, August 29

Vendors and exhibits fill the hangars at this annual event, which includes historic planes and aircraft, food, music and much more.

Avalon Labor Day Weekend Pancake Breakfast
American Legion Post #331
Tatham’s Life Saving Station
Stone Harbor, NJ
www.avalonboro.net
Saturday, Aug. 30
8 a.m. – noon

Chow down on a pancake feast this Labor Day weekend in Avalon.

43rd Annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Hwy
Woodstown, NJ
www.delawarevalleybluegrass.org
Friday, Aug. 29 – Sunday, Aug. 31

Spend your Labor Day weekend at this South Jersey bluegrass fest, featuring acts like Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boy, The Seldom Scene and Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters. There’s a stage just for kids, as well as jam classes and clogging workshops.

Want more Labor Day events? Check out our list of what’s happening in Philadelphia and the surrounding area!

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