LA Labor Day: Fun Events in Los Angeles

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LA Labor Day weekend is almost here! Time to take some time off. Woohoo! Have any LA Labor Day plans yet? There’s so much to do in Los Angeles to celebrate your day off. Some will be venturing off for a getaway, but LA Labor Day is something you’ll want to stay local for. Don’t believe me? Here are just a few of the awesome LA Labor Day events planned:

Fiesta Hermosa

Not only is this all weekend, but it’s free! Fiesta Hermosa is a huge arts and crafts fair with live music and a kid’s carnival set in beautiful downtown Hermosa Beach. There’s always fun tribute bands at this festival, so if you’re looking to rock out to some favorites on your LA Labor Day, get moving to Hermosa Beach!

LA Labor Day: Fiesta Hermosa (Photo by Christophe.Finot)

FYF Fest

On your LA Labor Day, do you need your music and comedy fix? On September 1st and 2nd, head downtown for FYF Fest. Performers include Beirut, Against Me!, Yeasayer, Sleigh Bells, David Cross, and tons of others.

LA Labor Day: FYF Fest (Photo by Incase.)

Orange International Street Fair

No LA Labor Day is complete without this favorite fair in the city of Orange. All weekend long, there are four city blocks full of international crafts, music, food, dance, and children’s activities. It’s the perfect place to take the kids during the day!

LA Labor Day: Orange International Street Fair (Photo by rox sm)

Los Angeles Times’ The Taste

For all you foodies, check out The Taste to celebrate LA Labor Day from Friday-Monday. Get your taste buds ready for an LA Labor Day festival of food, wine, beer, and spirits at Paramount Pictures Studios. There are events all weekend with your favorite celebrity chefs such as Susan Feniger and Ludo Lefebvre. LA Labor Day will be delicious!

LA Labor Day: The Taste (Photo by Pink Sherbet Photography)

Cinecon Classic Film Festival

LA Labor Day means enjoying lots of 35mm film! The Cinecon Classic Film Festival celebrates LA Labor Day with the good ol’ oldies. From August 30-September 3 in Hollywood, you can see rare silent and early sound feature films, buy movie memorabilia, and mingle with celebrity guests!

LA Labor Day: Cinecon (Photo by Elaine with Grey Cats)

How are you celebrating your LA Labor Day? Having a BBQ or maybe you’re moving? We’d love to hear about it in the Comments section!