The Labor Day Parade (or West Indian Carnival) is an annual celebration held on American Labor Day (the first Monday in September) in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in New York City. The main event is the West Indian Day Parade, which attracts between one and three million participants. The spectators and participators watch and follow the parade on its route along Eastern Parkway.
The West Indian Day American Parade, a colorful West Indian Carnival that kicks off the end of summer and beginning of September, is held on Labor Day every year (in 2018, that's September 3rd). It's an unbelievable event, with raucous bands, lively dancing, costumes that range from scant to incredibly elaborate feather "Indian" outfits. Preceded by days of pre-events, including a viewing of the steel drums usually held at the Brooklyn Museum, the actual parade itself is held on Labor Day Monday. It takes place on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. This year the parade celebrates it's 51st year, come join them in the festivities. This colorful parade, complete with costumed marchers wearing extravagant feathered headdresses, floats, marching bands, steel band music, vendors selling roti and other local street food, live performers up and down Eastern Parkway, and more, has drawn up to two million visitors.
Carribean Day parade. It runs along Eastern Parkway and passes the Brooklyn Museum and the Botanic Gardens and ends at Grand Army Plaza at one of the entrances to Prospect Park. These are all sights worth seeing when you are in Brooklyn but certainly not on Labor Day itself. If you go to Grimaldi's or Juliana's, be sure to also check out Brookyn Bridge Park and the lovely carousel. Report inappropriate content.
Labor Day in the United States of America is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the development, growth, endurance, strength, security, prosperity, productivity, laws, sustainability, persistence, structure, and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend. It is recognized as a federal holiday.
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Though Labor Day may be the symbolic end of summer, New York proves that it doesn’t mean the end of fun. This three-day weekend is a perfect time to spend some more time outdoors in the summer sun. NYC‘s Unicycle Festival rolls across New York City on Labor Day weekend, while Monday’s West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn celebrates the tropical music, culture, climate and food of the Caribbean. Museums stay open all weekend to show off their collections. The MoMA’s kid-friendly outdoor sculptures are perfect for small bodies to encounter
In honor of Labor Day, here's 20 of the finest "work" songs. Unless you’re stuck in a cubicle, play ‘em at an unreasonable volume. Luckily, we pause once a year on the first Monday in September to commemorate Labor Day, a celebration of the American worker. Since musicians aren’t immune to the workaday blues, there are plenty of great tunes to spin on this holiday, and what follows are 20 of the finest Labor Day work songs. Elvis Costello, Welcome to the Working Week (1977) The first song on EC’s first album runs a mere 1:24 and pretty much says it all: Welcome to the working week/I know it don’t thrill you/I hope it don’t kill you. Costello is singing to some girl who’s wronged him, so he secretly hopes it does kill her, but in ’77, Elvis was fresh off his job as computer operator at a cosmetics factory, so he was totally down with the workingman.
The Labor Day Parade (or West Indian Carnival) is an annual celebration held on American Labor Day (the first Monday in September) in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in New York City.