Labor Day was created as a celebration of the American labor movement, and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. For many—especially those in white-collar jobs—it means a three-day weekend. If you're looking to take advantage of that extra day around Seattle, there are plenty of fun options to be enjoyed.
Obviously, Bumbershoot and PAX dominate the social calendar, but there's also a music festival up in Oak Harbor, plus psych and americana festivals right here in Seattle. There’s also plenty of musical acts, plus some very deeply-fried foods, at the Evergreen State Fair and Washington State Fair.
Rather check out some old-timey airplanes? You can do that as well up in Everett, or learn about some Boeing history at MOHAI.
Just remember to tip those that do have to work on Labor Day a little extra when you can.Read More