Things to Do Labor Day parties, barbecues and parades in New York City On Labor Day, there are many ways to celebrate including the West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Yana Paskova By Shaye Weaver email@example.com Updated August 29, 2019 5:51 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Bid a final "adieu" to the summer right in your backyard this Labor Day. From the West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights to outdoor barbecues with music, there are plenty of ways to celebrate workers and their achievements across America and the end of summer 2019. Events are on Monday, Sept. 2, unless otherwise noted. Have unlimited barbecue (Saturday) Clinton Hall (247 Metropolitan Ave. in Brooklyn) is hosting a barbecue and beer festival from 1 to 3 p.m. For $59, you'll get access to two hours of unlimited barbecue hot dogs, cheeseburgers, house rosé and select draft beers. There will be life-sized Jenga, Connect Four, crossword puzzles, Uno and other games to play, too. Put Put on The rooftop (Sunday) The Rooftop at Pier 17 (89 South St.) is rolling out its turf for a day of mini-golf by Five Iron Golf with music from DJs and food and drinks for purchase. It runs from noon to 7 p.m. and is free. Dance along to the West Indian Day Parade One of the city's most popular Labor Day events, the West Indian Day Parade runs on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn from Schenectady Avenue to Grand Army Plaza. Featuring costume bands, masqueraders, floats, Caribbean cuisine and more, the seven-hour event always draws crowds. The parade will be held right after the J'ouvert festival at 11 a.m. and wraps up around 6 p.m. For more information, go to wiadcacarnival.org Get "tipsy" with free vodka ice cream scoops Tipsy Scoop is partnering with Absolut to give away free scoops of its Endless Summer mule sorbet that is made with fresh lime and infused with Absolut lime and ginger beer. They'll be doing the giveaway at both of its locations — 217 E. 26th St. and 270 Metropolitan Ave. — starting at noon. Go for a clambake Feast on shrimp, clams, calamari, crab potato and corn at the Brooklyn Cider House's Clambake, which will feature live music from Sweet Tooth Jazz Band on its outdoor deck (1100 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn), from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets run from $27-$35 and include the clambake and a bag of apples from Twin Star Orchards. Or feast on oysters Flex Mussels (154 W. 13th St. and 174 E. 82nd St.) is offering $1 oysters from Prince Edward Island all day on Labor Day. Support women's equal pay Midtown East rooftop lounge Ophelia is hosting a Labor Day charity event that supports the National Women's Law Center, which defends women in the workplace, from pay issues to sexual harassment cases. Head to 3 Mitchell Place, where you'll enjoy drinks from Speed Rack national champion Eryn Reece from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Never see the bottom of your glass Mondrian Terrace (444 Park Ave. South) is celebrating with a weekend-long bottomless rosé event. For $59, get unlimited rosé for two hours while a DJ spins tunes. There are two two-hour sessions on Friday and Saturday, and Sunday and Monday just have one two-hour session. Stay at happy hour HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails at 367 Third Ave. is extending happy hour all night on Labor Day with $6 beer, wine, prosecco and a $3 discount on select cocktails from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Happy hour is usually from 4 to 7 p.m. Werk it at House of Yes If you want your summer to go out with a blast, head to House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick) for a free dance party held both inside and outside with music by DJ Dirtyfinger & Friends. Grill out without doing the work The Turtle Cove Golf & Sports Entertainment Center in the Bronx (1 City Island Rd.) is throwing a Labor Day barbecue from 1 to 6 p.m. For $20, it's your choice of hot dogs, burgers, ribs, chicken and potato salad, plus two tap beers. Wind down with beats and barbecue LP & Harmony (683 Grand St., Brooklyn) is throwing its Labor Day celebration, hosted by Reggie Johnson, from 3 p.m. to midnight, when there will be free food and music by DJs Ali Coleman, Sire, Ruby Red, Junior Soulja Fortune and more in the backyard. Watch "Hook" at the Seaport Cinema Picnic out and catch the 1990s Peter Pan classic "Hook" with Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams outside at the Rooftop at Pier 17. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the film begins at sundown. Treat yourself to free opera The Met Opera is screening "Adriana Lecouvreur" by Celia for free outside Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. so you can enjoy the outdoors before it's gone. Watch the New York City Labor Day Parade (Sept. 7) The annual Labor Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7 at 44th Street and Fifth Avenue with Grand Marshal Elizabeth Schuler, the secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. By Shaye Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.