Labor Day

Things to do on Labor Day in Atlanta

Celebrate the end of summer with your friends and family in Atlanta this Labor Day Weekend! From watching Dragon Con cosplayers in Atlanta’s largest parade, celebrating authors at the AJC Decatur Book Festival, to college football at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, you’ll find Labor Day events for everyone. Dragon Con once again returns to Atlanta and expects to draw nearly 70,000 pop culture, sci-fi loving geeks. And if that doesn’t get you excited, choose from a variety of music and food festivals taking place throughout the city. Explore Atlanta Labor Day Weekend events and things to do below.

Things to do on Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta

Dragon Con in Atlanta

Never ending Sci-Fi Fun 

Dragon Con brings you the latest in science-fiction and fantasy this Labor Day. Visitors can join in the sci-fi fun with workshops, autograph sessions and events such as the annual parade. (Image courtesy of Dragon Con Photography)

Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta

Non-Stop Sports Action

Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts the Aflac Kickoff Game, a Labor Day staple featuring four premier college football teams and contested between some of the top teams in the nation.

Atlanta Pride Parade Flag

A Celebration of Pride

Atlanta Black Pride celebrations rock the streets of Atlanta on Labor Day weekend. Explore the marketplace, attend a workshop or let loose at one of the parties hosted by top Atlanta clubs and bars.

Fireworks at Stone Mountain Park

A Spectacle For the Family

A weekend of adventure awaits at Stone Mountain Park during Labor Day weekend. From a King BMX Stunt Show to the Laser-show Spectacular, there are many incredible ways for the whole family to honor and appreciate working heroes at Stone Mountain’s spectacular annual event.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop at Old Fourth Ward Park

The 14th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival returns to Atlanta at Old Fourth Ward Park this Labor Day Weekend! Enjoy music performances, entertainment, markets and more to honor the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop!

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