When Is Labor Day?
Labor Day is the first Monday in September.
- 2013: Monday, September 2, 2013
- 2014: Monday, September 1, 2014
- 2015: Monday, September 7, 2015
- 2016: Monday, September 5, 2016
- 2017: Monday, September 4, 2017
What is Labor Day?
Labor Day has been observed the first Monday in September since 1884 as a tribute to U.S. workers. The first Labor Day Parade was held in New York City in 1882.
What You Should You Know About Labor Day
- Labor Day is a U.S. Federal Holiday.
- Schools, banks and post offices are closed on Labor Day.
- Labor Day Weekend marks the official end of summer.
What Is Open On Labor Day?
Labor Day Events in New York City
- The Labor Day Parade is normally held on the second Saturday in September. This year, it will be on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 72nd Street. The Labor Day Parade is organized by the New York City Central Labor Council.