Labor Day is a celebration of worker’s rights and the triumphs that the labor movement has gained over the last couple of centuries. In the United States, Labor Day takes place on the first Monday of September. For many this day marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. (http://holidaymaven.hubpages.com/hub/The-Meaning-of-Labor-Day). Many families typically celebrate the holiday with family and friends and plan picnics. Below you will find events around and about Alpharetta for Labor Day Weekend!
Stone Mountain Park has exciting events planned this Labor Day weekend!
Enjoy the long weekend with your favorite Park attractions and take in an extra special fireworks display each night following the Lasershow Spectacular—Atlanta’s favorite family tradition. Plus, don’t miss your chance to laugh out loud with Todd Oliver and his talking dog, Irving performing this weekend at the 4-D Theater.
Stone Mountain Park honors and appreciates everyday working heroes during our Labor Day Weekend Celebration!
September 1 – 3, 2018
10:30 AM – 8:00 PM
LASERSHOW AND FIREWORKS
Beginning at 9:30 PM
Enjoy a day of adventure on our family-friendly attractions plus take in some special live entertainment only here during Labor Day Weekend! Complete your evening with Atlanta’s favorite family tradition—Lasershow Spectacular—followed by EPIC fireworks all three nights!
Epic family adventures, an amazing comedy show, and more are all included with a daily All-Attractions Pass!
Labor Day in Awesome Alpharetta:
Home by Dark Concert Series Alpharetta
Home by Dark features the best performing songwriters and musicians in the country. 2018 marks their 12th year of concerts! Tables can be rented that seat 2, 4, 6, and 8. If you need something larger than 8, let them know. Table reservations include table and chairs. The food is up to you.
HOME BY DARK is a “listening room” event. Guests are expected to refrain from conversation during the performance. Events are rain or shine. All tables are located under the pavilion unless otherwise noted. Gates open 90 minutes before scheduled start time. General Admission seating is located outside of the pavilion. No seating is provided for G.A. tickets; please bring chairs, blankets, etc. just no large tables. Personal/TV Tray size ONLY. All sales are final.
August 31. September 1
Since 2007, HOME BY DARK has captivated audiences with one of the most powerful and unique concert events in America. Inviting the best songwriters and musicians in the world to its stage, HOME BY DARK is a Nashville meets New York meets L.A. meets Atlanta, storytelling, romantic, pierce your heart, laugh til it hurts, reminds me of momma, dance in the aisle, that’s my favorite song, evening you’ll never forget.
1140 Liberty Grove Road. Alpharetta, GA. Look for the big green barn and follow signs for parking and drop-off.
The Newtown Park Amphitheater provides a delightful venue for the new city-sponsored Summer Concerts. While food and non-alcoholic drinks may be brought in, contracted vendors provide a variety of catered food and beverages, including beer and wine. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome on the terraced lawn. The concerts are free.
August 31 (Friday) Country Current The City of Johns Creek has added an additional concert to our popular Summer Concert Series at Newtown Park. Join us on Friday, Aug. 31 as the band Country Current hits the stage!
Gates open at 7 p.m. and the free concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
Bring a picnic from home or enjoy food The Patty Wagon and Cousins Maine Lobster food trucks. King of Pops will offer sweet treats. Hurricane Grill will be on-site serving cold beer and wine. No outside alcohol, pets, or tents are allowed at the event. Details: http://bit.ly/2KPf3YR
AUGUST 31– A1A
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Thrasher Park
Enjoy the “sweet sounds of summer” in downtown Norcross and get ready for some serious fun at the Summer Concert Series, which runs May thru September in Thrasher Park. The concerts are free and local restaurants are happy to create the perfect picnic for concert goers. So grab a chair, a cooler (no glass, please) and a few friends and come to enjoy downtown Norcross and the sweet sounds of summer!
875 Hickory Flat Road Milton, GA 30004
Saturday, September 2
8:30-10:30 pm $20-25
A concert series you won’t soon forget, Matilda’s offers an eclectic taste of music for all to hear. Featuring blues, jazz, folk, and rock artists, this concert series will have you grooving along to tunes all night long. Follow the URL to learn more about the artists at each show.
The annual FREE Roswell Riverside Sounds concert series is hosted at Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road in Roswell on the first Saturday of the month through October from 7-9 p.m. There will be food trucks on location for each concert from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM so you can enjoy a great dinner without all the work.
- September 1 – The Roosevelts