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Charlotte's Labor Day weekend Family Guide

Labor Day is right around the corner and it's hard to plan going out of town especially after the kid's long summer vacation. If you are staying in town, then take advantage of all the many activities that will be happening in Charlotte and surrounding areas!  Don't forget to check Fun4CharlottesKids Calendar Daily that way you don't miss all the FUN!

Matthews Alive Festival

Is a Fun Labor Day weekend celebration for the whole family to enjoy.It's dedicated to the support of local non-profit organizations. In 2018, Matthews Alive will be held August 31st - September 3rd.

Alongside our Board and key volunteers, community groups volunteer their time by working the festival areas. This dynamic produces a festival packed with family activities, great food, arts, and fantastic entertainment!

The North Carolina Apple Festival

It's also held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It has been Western North Carolina's Premier Family Festival for over 60 years. From August 31st - September 3rd you can enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Hendersonville's beautiful Main Street.

Annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade!

This is a true Labor Day parade put on by organized Labor and held on Labor Day Monday to honor the accomplishments and sacrifices of union workers for their memberships and all workers in general. This year Labor Day Monday falls on September 3rd. As usual, our parade marches off from our assembly point at the Hal Marshal center south on Tryon Street, through the Square, turning left onto Third Street, and left onto College Street where it disburses. Labor unions and organizations, individual Labor members, political candidates, businesses, civic groups, bands, car clubs, and others are invited to register and march with us. We also need interested people to help out with marshaling, marching, and organizing.

5th Annual Charlotte Kosher BBQ

​Kid Zone, Watermelon Eating Contest, Pickle Eating Contest, Mechanical Bull riding, great food and more... Help them support Jewish Family Services. Please bring (2) canned goods for their pantry in order to fulfill our mission as Jews of Tikun Olam (repairing the world). 

What better way to share our own good fortune and fun than to help those who struggle daily to feed themselves.

Splash Pads

​ The weather over Labor Day will be nice and warm. Enjoy the last weekend of the Splash pads, community pools.Get a good soak before we welcome the Fall Season. 

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