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labor day eventsLabor Day events in Bergen County are a tradition here.  There are 3 major events to include in your weekend along with just relaxing with friends and family.  Of course there always the Jersey Shore but for those of us staying at home, we have plenty of fun opportunities.

Here are 3 major Labor Day Weekend activities for you –

You can enjoy a real Italian feast from Friday through Monday in Lodi at the Feast of Saint Joseph  Located on the Church grounds at 40 Spring Street, there is everything you’d expect at an Italian church feast.  Great food, rides for the kids, games for everyone and nightly music. Large crowds come every year because this is one of our most popular feasts.labor day events

Runners love to compete. The Glen Rock Jaycees 5k Arboretum Run gives runners the chance to do exactly that every Labor Day.  In addition to the 5k run there are the Junior 1 Mile and Kid’s Run too.  You can still register to enter.  Registration goes through the 31st.  This run draws a large number of participants every year.  It’s so popular with runners that it’s celebrating it’s 30th year this September.

Rutherford’s 42nd Annual Street Fair is on Monday.  It is the oldest and biggest street fair in New Jersey.  I took my son every year when he labor day events a little boy so I can tell you it’s a great fair.  You’ll see everything from fine antiques to crafts to White Elephant tables.  Food trucks, entertainment for children, music and more will be there.  Rutherford has wonderful restaurants and shops many of which will be open as well.  Parking might be a few blocks away but it’s well worth it.

Bergen County also has a tremendous park system.  You can play golf, swim, ride a horse,hike, picnic, take the kids to a playground or zoo and more.  The Bergen County Parks system is huge.  Local town parks offer you other options too.

Get outside and enjoy the last weekend of summer.  There is a lot to do.  Weather should be perfect so check out the Labor Day events in Bergen County and have fun!

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