Our List of All the Best Labor Day Weekend Activities Near Edgewater


Summer is winding down and labor day will be here before we know it. Like most holidays, Philly is bursting with great ways to embrace the occasion. There’s so much going on, some might even find it difficult to sort through all the potential adventures and make a plan. That’s why we made this somewhat hefty list of all the best things to do for the weekend in the city. We know Edgewater residents will love these opportunities to embrace culture and community. Make the most of your Labor Day weekend and enjoy your last moments of summer.


Made In America- Large-scale music festival held sponsored by Budweiser that features acts like Jay Z, J-Cole, The Chainsmokers, and Kaskade.

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 3rd


Fireworks on the Delaware River- Spectacular display right on the water to honor the holiday with great views from the Seaport Museum.

211 S. Columbus Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Saturday, September 3rd ● 9:30 PM


First Friday- Celebration of art, culture, and business in the historical district.

Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Friday, September 1st ● 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Deck Pop-Up Beer Garden at The Independence Seaport Museum- Hip spot for great drinks, live music, and games all weekend long, as well as a great vantage point to view Sunday night’s fireworks.

211 S. Columbus Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Friday, September 1st – Sunday, September 3rd


Museum of the American Revolution- Kid’s admission is completely free all for Labor Day weekend and included special activities.

101 South 3rd St.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Saturday, September 2nd – Monday, September 4th ● 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM


Labor Day Volkfest- Three-day German Octoberfest held every Labor Day weekend for 145 years with tasty bites, craft beer, vendors, games, and prizes.

9130 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114, USA

Saturday, September 2nd – Monday, September 4th


From all of us at Edgewater, have a wonderful Labor Day. Cherish your time off from work or moments spent with friends and loved ones. Party safely and don’t forget to live in the moment!