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The Best 2016 Labor Day Weekend Celebrations

July 27, 2016

Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner and what better way to ring in the end of summer than with a weekend getaway. Whether you prefer the mountains or the beach, there are Labor Day celebrations from coast to coast which bring in thousands of visitors every year. We have compiled a list of six of the most popular Labor Day parties that families, students, and couples will all be sure to love.

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Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival

September 2nd-September 4th
Aspen, Colorado

The Rocky Mountains are calling with one of the largest Labor Day celebrations nationwide. Highlighting some of the best jazz, country and R&B musicians in the music industry, Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival is a party that will entertain and delight all ages. Featuring performances by Train, The Killers, Stevie Wonder, Duran Duran, and more, you are sure to be dancing all weekend long. Join in the fun this year and book your Aspen vacation today!

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Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival

September 2nd-September 3rd
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Celebrate the last weekend of the summer in lively Myrtle Beach with the Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival. Featuring wing eating competitions and tastings, as well as the 1st Annual BBQ Derby and the Kansas City Barbecue Society BBQ Competition, your stomach will surely be happy throughout the weekend! The fun continues with plenty of live entertainment, a corn hole competition, a car show, and more! With over $8,600 in prizes, the weekend is sure to be a competitive one, but it’s all in fun, and at the end, the festival aims to donate around 30 cooked pork butts to a local food kitchen! Spend Labor Day at the beach and enjoy everything that Myrtle Beach has to offer!

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Park City Miner’s Day

September 5th
Park City, Utah

Celebrate Park City’s mining heritage during the annual Park City Miner’s Day festival! Featuring kid-friendly races, a parade, a pancake breakfast, live music, and the favorite Running of the Balls event, Labor Day in Park City is always a great time! There’s even a Mucking and Drilling competition where participants can tackle the machinery and techniques used by the early mining industry. Located in the beautiful Uinta Mountains, Park City is the perfect place to finish out a fantastic summer so plan your trip today!

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Beaver Creek’s 17th Annual Oktoberfest

September 3rd-September 4th
Beaver Creek, Colorado

Oom-pah music, unbeatable beer and wunderbar wurst, what more could you need! Come join in the fun in Beaver Creek’s 17th Annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy live music, excellent food and drinks, beautiful views, and plenty of hiking and golfing for one of the most popular Labor Day celebrations in the Rockies. There will also be plenty of activities for the kids as well as the annual Oktoberfest Shuffle, a 10k or 5k race! You will not want to miss one of Beaver Creek’s most lively events of the year!

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Steamboat Springs Wild West Air Fest

September 3rd-September 4th
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Ring in Labor Day with a Wild West air show providing edge of your seat excitement! Watch nationally renowned performers perform thrilling aerobatics and formation flying all while enjoying excellent food and drinks in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Fun for the whole family, the festival also offers plenty of activities for kids that will have them busy all day long. Whether you plan on just watching the air shows, touring the airplanes, or even taking a ride in one, the Steamboat Springs Wild West Air Fest will sure to be an event that you will not forget.

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Copper Country

September 3rd-September 4th
Copper Mountain, Colorado

Spend your Labor Day Weekend in beautiful Copper Mountain celebrating the best of the American spirit. With plenty of free live music, the annual Copper Country Arts Festival, and an arts & crafts section just for kids, Copper Country is one of the most family-friendly celebrations in the country. Wander through Copper’s streets and alleys experiencing everything this annual festival has to offer!

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However you spend your 2016 Labor Day weekend, make sure to spend it with friends and family that will share in a fun celebration!

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Safe Travels,

The Vacation Roost Team


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