New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013
Labor Day weekend is a farewell to summer. This is one of the last chances of the year to take a swim in many beaches, go sightseeing in shorts and enjoy warm evenings and hot days in New York City. Don’t miss the chance to get one last go at summer before the season unofficially ends (and then officially ends on September 22) and the temperatures start dropping. Gather the family, a loved one or even plan a solo trip and enjoy all of the fun things to do in NYC this Labor Day weekend.
The New York Yankees are playing the Baltimore Orioles over the weekend and the Chicago White Sox on Monday at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY. Celebrate the end of summer with one of the best summer sports. Football starts the next week too, so be ready to cheer on the NY Giants or the NY Jets after Labor Day is over.
New York City street fairs are going strong through the fall, and this is one of the most popular weekend to get out and explore local produce, update your wardrobe and of course enjoy a fun afternoon people watching. Some of the popular festivals and street fairs in NYC Labor Day weekend 2013 include the 29th Annual Brazilian Day Festival, the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit and the Richmond County fair.
NYC Labor Day weekend sales make for a fantastic, and hectic, time to snag some of the best fashions in some of the most glamorous places to shop in New York City. Annual sales like the Labor Day weekend sale at Barney’s, Woodbury Common Outlets and more draw huge crowds and make for an exciting day of shopping in New York City.
Enjoy the last swim of summer in New York City over Labor Day weekend too. After Labor Day, the 14 miles of beaches in NYC close for the season. This is the perfect time to head out to the shore with the family, or enjoy some time on the water with a little more adventure. Check out all the fun things to do at NYC beaches, like exciting jet ski rentals. Don’t miss the last opportunity to spend a day at the beach in NYC this season.
Shows to Check out Labor Day Weekend in NYC
This is a perfect opportunity to catch up with some of the new shows on Broadway, or see one of the best ongoing Broadway shows. Let It Be is the new Beatles tribute that is rocking the streets of Manhattan. Tickets start at just $35, making it completely affordable to bring along every music lover. Other popular shows for Labor Day weekend in NYC include Newsies, Chicago the Musical, The Lion King, Mamma Mia, Rock of Ages and more! Bring the whole family, head out on a special date night, or
Best Hotels for Labor Day Weekend in NYC
SoHotel in Lower Manhattan is surrounded by culture, history, food and shopping. This charming boutique hotel in NYC is perfect for tourists ready to see the sights over Labor Day weekend. Hotel Wolcott is known both for being one of the nicest hotels in NYC and one of the best values. Located in Midtown, the hotel is surrounded by many of the top NYC attractions. Walk to the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and the Chrysler Building. The Carlton Hotel is also in Midtown, and business travelers all the necessary tools to mix their work trip with a vacation in New York City. Just 5 blocks from the Empire State Building and many of the Broadway shows playing this season, The Carlton New York is a glamorous hotel to celebrate the holidays this summer. Park Central Hotel is located within walking distance of Central Park, one of the must-visit attractions for the end of summer. Free concerts in the park and celebrations throughout the weekend make Central Park hotels a huge hit on Labor Day weekend. The Strand is a newer hotel in Chelsea that offers modern rooms, continental breakfast and a rooftop bar with a killer view of the Empire State Building.
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