Labor Day Events in Oakland County

During Labor Day weekend, Americans across the country will be enjoying a break from work to celebrate America’s workforce and the American Labor Movement. Whether you celebrate with a backyard barbecue, a day at the lake or at the annual Michigan State Fair, Oakland County is full of Labor Day activities.

Looking to get outside and enjoy the fresh air? Try the 16th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk and Run in Rochester. In the mood to pursue some fine art, sample delicious cuisine and rock out? Arts, Beats, and Eats festival in Royal Oak will host their annual Juried Fine Art show, while offering food from local restaurants and musical performances across nine stages. The Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly will take you back to the time of knights, castles, and more. Even more activities to enjoy this Labor Day weekend are listed below!

Sept. 4: Art in the Village  
Downtown Franklin

Aug. 19 – Oct. 1: Michigan Renaissance Festival (Weekends Only)
12600 Dixie Highway

Aug. 31 – Sept. 4: Michigan State Fair 
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue

Sept. 4: Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk and Run
Paint Creek Trail

Royal Oak
Sept. 1 – 4: Arts, Beats & Eats
Downtown Royal Oak

Annual Detroit Jazz Festival
Various Locations

Labor Day Festival
Downtown Hamtramck

Michigan Peach Festival
Downtown Romeo

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