5 Fun Things To Do in the City This Labor Day Weekend

Looking for some ways to enjoy the unofficial last weekend of Summer? Make the most out of this Labor Day Weekend, with some great events around the City. Here are the top 5 you need to check out!

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015 Summer HD Festival
The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015 Summer HD Festival

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015 Summer HD Festival

Love the Opera, or looking for a chance to experience it? This annual summer festival features 10 free screenings of Met performances. This weekend’s performances include: Romeo et Juliette, La Traviata, Don Giovanni and Aida. All screenings can be seen at the Lincoln Center Plaza on September 4-7. For more information visit the Met.

Seaglass Carousel
Seaglass Carousel

Seaglass Carousel

Ride with the fish at the Seaglass Carousel! This 2,575 square foot structure houses over 30 fiberglass fish that are fitted with LED lights. You will be sure to get the effect of being underwater while finding your seat on an Angelfish, Clown Trigger Fish or a Clearfin Lionfish! Tickets are $5 per ride at Battery Park and the attraction is open 7 days a week. For more information visit the Battery Conservatory.

Electric Zoo Festival
Electric Zoo Festival

Electric Zoo Festival

Send your weekend into a trance! Randall’s island will host some of the world’s biggest EDM acts all in one park. The lineup includes: Zeds Dead, Dirty South, Alesso and more. See over 50 acts across 4 stages at Randall’s Island Park! Tickets are still available from $109-$499 for September 4-6. For more information visit Electric Zoo Festival.

Brazilian Day
Brazilian Day
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Brazilian Day

Brazil has made its way to NYC for this one day cultural event. Celebrate Brazil’s Independence Day with food and live outdoor performances. September 7th mark Brazilian Day’s 30th anniversary in NYC. This free event spans 25 blocks starting on in the heart of ‘Little Brazil’ on West 46th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. For more information visit Brazilian Day.

NYC Unicycle Festival
NYC Unicycle Festival
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NYC Unicycle Festival

Learn how to balance on a one wheeler or watch in awe during this event! Activities include races, competitions and exhibits. This event is held in Brooklyn September 4th and in Governors Island for the main event on September 5-6. This is a free family friendly event and all ages are welcome! For more information visit NYC Unicycle Festival.

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