CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Looking for a fun way to celebrate Labor Day?
Bring your friends and family to Charlotte’s 19th annual Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 3rd. The old-fashioned parade starts at 11 a.m. at the Hal Marshall Center and runs down N. Tryon Street from 9th Street through the square, turns on 3rd Street then onto College Street where it ends.
More than 2,000 people are expected to attend this year’s parade.
The parade- which honors the accomplishments of organized labor in our country, region and community- is organized by the Labor Day Committee in conjunction with the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council and other local labor unions.
Guests will get to see local labor union floats, vehicles and marchers. The parade also features beauty queens, political candidates, stepping groups, bands, car clubs and community groups.
Prepare for traffic in the area as road closures begin at 9 a.m.
Let’s honor our hardworking American citizens and the contributions they’ve made for our country.