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Boston Labor Day Events 2016

Posted On: 08/30/2016

Labor Day in Boston always means fireworks and fun things to do. If you’re looking for something to do this Labor Day, Boston offers something for everyone: from families to couples to groups of friends.

Fireworks over Boston Harbor is a Labor Day staple and the best way to celebrate the coming of the fall.  The harbor fireworks will be on Saturday, September 3rd, at 9pm. As always the fireworks will be launched from the North End and Seaport, go early to get a great spot. The best firework viewing locations include Christopher Columbus Park and Long Wharf in the North End, the South Boston Waterfront, the Downtown Waterfront, and Piers Park in East Boston. 

Other Labor Day Events Around Boston

Tanglewood Jazz Festival - The Tanglewood Jazz Festival in Lenox, MA, features Grammy winners Dianne Reeves and Angélique Kidjo. The jazz festival is held every year on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Labor Day weekend (September 2-4). The Tanglewood Jazz Festival is a weekend full of great sounds, sights, and tastes.

2016 Newburyport Riverfront Music Festival – Happening on September 3rd this year, Newburyport Riverfront Music Festival always marks the end of the summer. The festival is presented by Budweiser, Lyon-Waugh Automotive Group, and Newburyport Chamber of Commerce. Held at Waterfront Park in Newburyport, the Riverfront Music Festival is open to the public: grab your blankets and enjoy an afternoon of great live music!

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