Labor Day 2017 will be celebrated on Sunday Sept. 3 & Monday, Sept. 4 in communities around the state.
Consider participating in these family-focused activities that labor organizations are planning:
Fox Valley/Neenah-Menasha: 10 a.m. parade starts on Milwaukee Street in Menasha, continues to Main Street, turns onto Tayco Street, then to Commercial Street in Neenah and turns on Wisconsin Avenue. Parade ends at intersection of Church and Main streets. Activities continue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Neenah Labor Temple, 157 S. Green Bay Road.
Hillsboro: Parade runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Volunteers are asked to assemble at 9:30 a.m. at the Vernon County Highway Department shop.
Janesville: Laborfest activities to be held from Saturday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 4 at 1795 Lafayette St.: Music, rides, bike show, craft show, mud volleyball, and more. Monday’s parade begins at 1 p.m.
Jim Falls: “Sturgeon Fest” runs from Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4 at Anson Park, 12848 Highway S: Demolition derby, truck pull, horse pull, crafts, food and live music. Lineup of parade on Sunday, Sept. 3 begins at 10:30 a.m. Parade at noon. Call 715-382-3970 for more information.
La Crosse: Parade begins at 10 a.m. with food, games and music to follow at Copeland Park, 1130 Copeland Park Drive. Parade begins at the intersection of Gillette and Kane streets. Call 608-386-0753 for more information.
Merrill: Parade line up starts at 9 a.m. with parade to follow at 10 a.m. at South Genesse Street and follows Main Street (Highway 64) to the courthouse. Call Adam Kaseno (800- 851-7571) with any questions.
Milwaukee: 11 a.m. parade starts at Zeidler Union Square Park and ends at the Summerfest grounds. Picnic and music will follow there until 5 p.m.
Red Granite: Parade lineup begins at 9:00 a.m. Monday, Sept 4. Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. Craft and Vendor fair from 9 am – 5 pm. Chicken BBQ and live music.
Shell Lake: Parade lineup begins at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Shell Lake Arts Center, 802 First St. Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. Contact Business Agent/Organizer Casey Aronson at 800-851-7571 for more information.
Wausau: Labor Day parade lineup from 2-4 p.m. at North First Avenue and West Wausau Avenue. Parade starts at 4 p.m.