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Labor Day Weekend Events and Festivals in the Southeast

South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia


Knoxville's annual signature event - The Boomsday Festival

Knoxville's annual signature event, the Boomsday Festival, features the largest Labor Day Weekend fireworks show in the nation.

Photo Credit: The Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation
When is Labor Day?

Labor Day Weekend 2013 - Friday, August 30 - Monday (Labor Day) September 2

Find a Labor Day Weekend Event: South Carolina Events
  • Myrtle Beach Labor Day Events - Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival
    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    August 30 - September 1, 2013

    Wind up summer in Myrtle Beach at this free festival, featuring family-friendly fun and entertainment, live music, South Carolina's official barbecue competition, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, a kids zone, fireworks finale and more. The festival takes place at Grand Park and Forbes Court at The Market Common. Also see: Myrtle Beach Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • Hilton Head Island - Celebrity Golf Tournament
    Hilton Head, South Carolina
    August 30 – September 1, 2013

    The Annual Hilton Head Celebrity Golf Tournament, matching amateur golfers with sports and entertainment celebrities, takes place during Labor Day Weekend. Funds raised support local children's charities. Also see: Hilton Head Hotels - Compare Rates | More Information about Hilton Head Island Travel.
Tennessee Events
  • Boomsday Festival
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    September 1, 2013

    The largest single-day event in the state of Tennessee and one of the most spectacular fireworks shows in the Southeast, the Boomsday Festival is held each year on the Knoxville waterfront. Live music precedes the fireworks, a great way to bid farewell to summer with a bang. Also see: Knoxville Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • Memphis Music and Heritage Festival
    Memphis, Tennessee
    August 31 - September 1, 2013

    Presented by the Center for Southern Folklore, the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival offers two days of the Memphis area's musicians, performers, artists, dancers, talkers and cooks, performing on five stages in a festive family-friendly setting. Enjoy blues, rock, soul, gospel, rockabilly, jazz, and more. Also see: Memphis Hotels - Compare Rates. For more weekend events in Memphis, visit About.com's Memphis City Guide Events.
Virginia Events
  • Verizon Wireless American Music Festival
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    August 30, 2013 - September 1, 2013

    For three days, enjoy an array of concerts along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and oceanfront from 5th Street to 31st Street in celebration of music genres including rock, rhythm and blues, country, pop, jazz and more during this premier East Coast music event. At designated concert sites, food and beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are required for certain concerts. Also see: Additional Information about Visiting Virginia Beach | Virginia Beach Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    September 1, 2013

    Run this race along the 13.1-mile course through the scenic Virginia Beach oceanfront resort area. The course, which finishes on the popular oceanfront boardwalk, features entertainment and cheerleading squads along the way. Also, see Virginia Beach Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • Epicurience Virginia
    Leesburg, Virginia
    August 30 - September 2, 2013

    Head to historic Morven Park in picturesque Loudoun County, a premier East Coast wine region near Washington, D.C., to taste award-winning Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers and sample farm-to-table cuisine prepared by celebrated chefs. Also, see Leesburg Area Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • Virginia Scottish Games
    The Plains, Virginia
    August 31 - September 1, 2013

    Featuring athletics, children's games, arts and crafts, entertainment including highland dancers and pipes and drums, and more, this annual gathering of clans and celebration of Scottish heritage takes place on the grounds of Great Meadow. Also, see nearby Front Royal Hotels - Compare Rates and Warrenton Hotels - Compare Rates.

  • More Virginia Labor Day Weekend Events
    from the Virginia Tourism Corporation

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