Labor Day is right around the corner and the long holiday weekend celebrations are already kicking off. From music festivals to pop-up oyster bars and more, here are the best Labor Day weekend events to enjoy in Washington.
Labor Day Weekend Cruise
Cruise into the Labor Day weekend in style on this festive Labor Day Weekend Cruise. Hosted by the Swinomish Yacht Club, visitors can take to some of the Pacific Northwest’s most pristine waters by boat and enjoy the last, lingering moments of summer in the community with other fellow sailors. For more information, visit www.swinomishyachtclub.org.
North Cascades Bluegrass Festival
The Pacific Northwest is a hub for classic bluegrass music. So, it’s only right that the spirit of Washington state’s musical culture comes to life at the North Cascades Bluegrass Festival—which is set to feature a number of award-winning bands including two-time Grammy-nominated band, The Special Consensus, and Greg Blake. For more information, visit www.bellingham.org.
Labor Day Pop-Up Oyster Bar in Fremont
Something about Labor Day weekend in Washington just screams good food and good times with the people you love. Perhaps that’s why this Pop-Up Oyster Bar in Fremont seems like such a good time. The event—which is taking place on Sept. 5—features a full afternoon of oyster grilling and shared comradery with some of Seattle’s biggest foodies. For more information, visit www.fairislebrewing.com.
FarmJam Music and Camping Festival
Real country music comes to life at the FarmJam Music and Camping Festival—a rural showcase that celebrates some of the Pacific Northwest’s most premier musical artists and folk musicians, all in one convenient festival space in Colville. For more information, visit farmjamfestival.com.
Washington State Fair 2022
Nothing says fall quite like a visit to the state fair. And since Labor Day weekend often marks the end of summer, there’s no better time to embrace the new season than with a visit to the Washington State Fair—which kicks off on Sept. 2 and includes everything from fair rides, a livestock show, seasonal food and more. For more information, visit www.thefair.com.