Labor Day Fun


Still sorting out Labor Day plans? Well, the Washington, D.C. area has lots of fun and patriotic activities going on all Labor Day-weekend long! On Saturday, August 31 the 25th Annual D.C. Blues Festival begins at 12:15 with gates opening at noon. This free event includes performances by Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, Austin Walker, and Albert Castiglia.

On Sunday, September 1, there will be a free Labor Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The Wild West-themed concert will feature the works of John Williams, Mark Isham, among other composers. The patriotic classics will be performed by the National Symphony Orchestra beginning at 8 p.m., but get there early because places fill up fast! Gates for the Labor Day Concert open at 3 p.m.

As for events on the actual  Labor Day Holiday, the Labor Day Parade & Festival is being held in Kensington, MD on Monday, September 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.This free, family oriented parade begins at the St. Paul Park at Howard Ave. and ends at Town Hall where the festival with food, music, and fun begins! If you would like to participate in the parade, please contact Parade Coordinator, Kara, via email here.

From all of us here at Copper Canyon Grill and Stanford Grill, have a fun and safe Labor Day!