Labor Day weekend is something most of us look forward to. If you’re fortunate to work for an employer that gives you the day off, it’s an awesome three-day weekend. That then begs the question of what you should do with your extra day off. Keep reading to check out some of the happenings around Milwaukee on Labor Day weekend.
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What to do for Labor Day 2019
August 29 through September 2
Harley-Davidson, one of the points of pride of Milwaukee, has hosted this outdoor festival since 2002. The Milwaukee Rally is a pilgrimage for motorcyclists, but the event is for everyone. Great food, live music, and plenty of entertainment will be in attendance. This five-day event is showcased at four different locations in the greater Milwaukee area. Learn more here.
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Wisconsin Highland Games
August 30 through September 1
Family-friendly activities are abound at the Wisconsin Highland Games at the Waukesha Expo Center. This event celebrates the cultural heritage of the British Isles. Celtic, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, and English traditions and games will be present. Even if you don’t have British heritage, this is a great way to learn about the cultures of our forefathers. Activities include ax throwing, piping, drumming, longbow, and single-stick fencing. And yes, there will even be Celtic dogs available to pet! What else could you ask for? Learn more about the Wisconsin Highland Games.
Brewers vs. Astros
What better way to spend an off day in Southeast Wisconsin than by catching a ballgame at Miller Park? Our beloved Milwaukee Brewers begin a two-game interleague series with the Houston Astros on Labor Day. September baseball is as good as it gets, so why not get down to the ballpark and see if the Brew Crew can make a push for October? Oh, and it’s Dollar Dog Day! Get tickets here.
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