Labor Day Events 2017



Labor Day weekend is here! The beloved four day weekend and the dreaded end of summer mark. Some spend this weekend at the lake, camping or maybe just relaxing at home. If you are looking for something to do this weekend I’ve compiled a list of a few things to do.

 Labor Day Celebrations:

Advance Labor Day Picnic is the Labor Day Celebration to be at! Join us for food, beer garden, vendors, inflatable bouncers, music, Pageants, Parades, Petting Zoo, Demo Derby, Tractor Pull and more. There's something for everyone at the Advance Labor Day Picnic!


September 3rd 230pm - 10pm

September 4th 10am - 10pm

Location: Umphlete Park, Advance Missouri

Benton Neighbor Days Festival:

This annual events hosts a parade, pageants, tournaments, live music, great food, mud races and greased pole climb (talk about fun to watch).


Thursday, Aug 31, 2017, 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday, Sep 1, 2017, 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Location: Benton City Park in Benton MO

Fort D Fall Munster

Fall Muster will be at Fort D Historic Site, 920 Fort Street, Cape Girardeau, MO on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, 9am-3pm.

Labor Day is typically a day of rest, but the soldiers and civilians at Fort D will be busy preparing for fall. Join local reenactors as they demonstrate rifle and cannon fire. New recruits interested in reenacting and general public welcome! Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy period music at 10 am! (Weather permitting.)

Labor Day Fest @ Horseshoe Lake

This is a free event! Pancake breakfast begins at 7 am and BBQ and other food is served from 10 am till 4 pm. There will be music all day as well as vendors, games, crafts & a bake sale. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the Community Center maintenance fund.

Location:Horseshoe Lake Community Center, 22434 Railroad Street, Olive Branch, IL

Date: Monday, September 4, 2017

Times:7 am - 4 pm

Walkers Bluff Labor Day Celebration:


The Gates will open at 1PM – $10 Per Car to Enter.
LIVE MUSIC will be performed at THE GAZEBO!
Bosco & Whiteford 3-6 PM
Cat Daddy’O 7-10 PM
FOOD will be served! Burgers, Sandwiches, House Smoked Turkey Legs, Fries, & More..
BEER & WINE will also be available for purchase!
FIREWORKS start at 9pm...Kids of all ages welcome


Live Music:


Lone Wolf will have Fertile Soil Saturday Sept 2nd & Keith Morrison Band Sept 3rd

 Kellers will have Wayne Givens Sept 1st & Maggie Thorn Sept 3rd

 Rude Dog Pub will have Carl Banks & The Big Idea Sept 1st

 The Bayou Bar & Grill will have Us Instead’s  Sixth Annual Labor Day Show

The Barrens Winery will have Rumors Sept 3rd

River Ridge Winery will have Diamond Farm Sept 3rd

Apple Creek Winery will have DeRousse Brothers Sept 3rd


*For times as well as more live entertainment please visit our calendar page at


Last Chance to Swim!:

Cape Splash will be closing after this weekend so take the kiddos or your friends and send off the summer with a fun swim sesh!

The hours are:

Saturday 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday   12 pm - 6 pm
Last day for the season is Labor Day Monday September 4th -  12 pm - 6 pm


If you are regretting not taking that summer beach vacation I suggest you take a trip to Fugitive Beach. It is located right outside Rolla Missouri. It has gorgeous blue water, soft warm sand, water slides & a cliff to jump off.

​​$10/person 11 & Older

$6/person 10 & Under


Sept 4 2017 last beach day

Labor Day Weekend we will be open

Saturday - Monday



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