31 Aug 4 AMAZING LABOR DAY EVENTS ON LONG ISLAND
DON’T MISS THESE LABOR DAY EXTRAVAGANZAS
Labor Day is right around the corner, and for many of us, it’s an opportunity to relax, unwind, enjoy ourselves and spend time with our families. Planning a great Labor Day this year is as easy as finding a great event, planning for your meals and figuring out how you’re going to get around.
Labor Day on Long Island presents an impressive selection of events, for both families and adults. You can plan an amazing Long Island holiday this year by making a few preparations; among them is finding a reliable method of transportation, one which can accommodate you and your family and will ensure that you get to your destinations on time.
For the most reliable, punctual and stress-free transportation during your Labor Day this year, book Long Island car service. Not only will you enjoy the customer service and local expertise of a trained chauffeur, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have a way home at the end of the night, especially if you’ve enjoyed a few drinks.
Booking transportation for your holiday is the first step to success; the next step is finding a great event to fill in your itinerary. Here are a few of the best Labor Day events on Long Island in 2014.
Date: August 30-31
Nassau County is home to this Labor Day favorite, a place to enjoy the work of local vendors, shop for arts and crafts, enjoy local food trucks and soak up the beautiful atmosphere of Eisenhower Park in Nassau County. Admission to this event is free, and parking is free for Nassau County residents; for all other visitors, parking is $10 per car.
68TH ANNUAL SHINNECOCK POW WOW
Date: August 29-September 1
The annual Shinnecock Pow Wow in Southampton, New York is a great way to get in touch with the area’s history and its people. The Pow Wow will include food, demonstrations, tribal dances, arts and crafts, drum competitions and more. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 6-12 and senior citizens. Children 5 and under are free.
Date: August 30-September 1
The Seaford Summer Festival will take place at the Seaford Train Station on Sunrise Highway and will provide antique fans and those who love arts and crafts an opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind items. The festival will also feature some amazing local food vendors should you get hungry while you’re there. The festival will take place rain or shine.
Date: September 1 from 2 pm-6 pm
If you know anything about Long Island, you know it’s a sort of mecca for wineries and vineyards. Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyards offers some of the best wine and musical entertainment in the area; on Labor Day this year, they’ll be featuring Old School, with music that you can dance to, relax to or sip on a glass of your favorite Baiting Hollow wine. What better way to spend your Labor Day this year than with great wine, great music, and great friends?
DISCOVERY WETLANDS CRUISE
Date: September 1 at 4:30 pm
Discovery Wetlands offers amazing cruises throughout the summer months and into October, allowing patrons to get up close and personal with Long Island’s salt marshes, learn about the local wildlife and flora and get history on the area’s Native Americas. You might even be able to catch a Labor Day sunset aboard the pontoon boat. Tickets are $28 for adults, $25 for students and adults, and $18 for children under 6.
Don’t let your Labor Day 2014 slip by without a great celebration, lasting relaxation and making great memories with you family and friends. Long Island is a fabulous destination for your Labor Day celebrations; with so many events and activities on the roster, planning a Labor Day that you’ll remember for years isn’t so hard after all.