Labor Day is considered the last great weekend of summer. The last gasp before the new school year begins. Here are 10 ideas to enjoy the Labor Day weekend near Kalamazoo.

  • 1

    Harmony Fest

    Sunday September 3

    Three Rivers

    Sunday brings the 24th Harmony Fest to Main Street in Downtown Three Rivers. The music starts at 1:30 and rolls until around 10PM.

  • 2

    North Pier Lighthouse Tour

    Labor Day Weekend

    St. Joseph

    Take a look inside the lighthouse at the North Pier in St. Joseph where the St. Joe River meets Lake Michigan. This is the final weekend for the tours.

  • 3

    Late Night Food Truck Rally

    Friday September 1

    Downtown Kalamazoo

    The Late Night Food Truck Rally's monthly return to downtown Kalamazoo is Friday night serving from 9 to 11:45, including many of the vendors who competed at Kalamazoo Ribfest.

  • 4

    Nina and Pinta Ship Visits

    Through September 4

    South Haven

    The Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven hosts replicas of Columbus's ships the Nina and Pinta.

  • 5

    Muskegon Polish Festival

    September 1-2

    Muskegon

    Polka in the Park at Hackley Park in downtown Muskegon with all the Polish music, food and beer you'd expect.

  • 6

    Labor Day Truck Parade and Ice Cream Social

    September 4

    Holland and Zeeland

    The big rig parade begins in Zeeland and ends in Holland. The event includes a free ice cream social. It's recommended you bring your ear plugs. The honking of the truck horns is the highlight of the parade.

  • 7

    Michigan Chicken Wing Festival

    September 1-3

    Lansing

    Michigan's state capital becomes the world's chicken wing capital this weekend (take that, Buffalo, New York) for the three day Michigan Chicken Wing Festival at Adado Riverfront Park in Lansing.

  • 8

    MSU Football vs Bowling Green

    September 2

    East Lansing

    Sparty opens up play for the 2017 football season Saturday hosting MAC opponent Bowling Green for a noon kickoff.

  • 9

    Michigan State Fair

    Through September 4

    Novi

    The State Fair celebrates their 5th year back in business at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

  • 10

    Kid Rock

    September 6

    Van Andel Arena

    Kid Rock returns home to Michigan when he plays Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids with opening act Robert Randolph and The Family Band.

    Note - NSFW language in video below.