6 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Around the Main Line

From fireworks displays to music festivals, there’s something for everyone.


Fireworks and Fountains Shows at Longwood Gardens
Sept. 1

Head to Longwood Gardens for an 8:15 p.m. Fireworks and Fountains Show, which is sure to mesmerize. Come early and experience the gardens at twilight.

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1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, (610) 388-1000.

Made in America Music Festival
Sept. 1-2

Now in its seventh year, Budweiser’s Made in America Festival features headliners Nicki Minaj and Post Malone, along with performances from Zedd and Alessia Cara.

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Sesame Place’s Labor Day Weekend Fireworks
Sept. 1-2

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Head to Sesame Place to celebrate this holiday with Sesame Street characters. After a day in the theme park, there will be a Neighborhood Street Party Night Parade followed by fireworks.

100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, (215) 702-3566.

Blue Cross RiverRink’s Summerfest
Sept. 1-3

The final weeks of the Blue Cross RiverRink’s Summerfest include outdoor roller skating, mini golf, games, rides and plenty of tasty food options.

101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, (215) 925-7465.

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Chaddsford Winery’s Labor Day Jazz Festival
Sept. 1-3

Sip on seasonal Pennsylvania wines, cocktails, or craft beers, and sample snacks from food trucks while listening to local jazz musicians at this Chadds Ford festival. Performers include Slim and the Perkolators and Trolley Jazz Trio.

632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-6221.

Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show and Country
Sept. 1-3

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, this long-running local event features a horse show, games, activities, and vendors selling antiques, handcrafted jewelry, art, clothing and more.

1325 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore, (610) 458-3344.

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