Labor Day Events Across the Bay Area

Labor Day originated with the labor movement as a way to honor the political, social and economic achievements of American workers. While you are enjoying your day off work, consider the efforts of those Americans that paved the way for fair labor conditions in our country. This weekend, celebrate Labor Day in style! Here are some Labor day events happening across the Bay Area below.


Alameda Labor Council

Labor Day Picnic

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where:  Alameda Point Park, 2700 Saratoga St., Alameda

Admission: Free admission, food, and fun for members and their families. Bring blankets, chairs, and other picnic items as you enjoy the music.

For more information

Mark Hawkins – Logistics/Food/Volunteers at 510.938.3632

Richard Fierro – Political/Press/Non-Profits at 510.673-0731

Kelsey Frazier – Motorcycle Ride at 510.612.2468


Contra Costa CLC

Labor Day BBQ Hosted by:  Young Workers of Contra Costa

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where:  John F. Baldwin Park, Bonifacio St. & Parkside Cir., Concord, 94519

Admission:  Donations will be accepted

RSVP to:  925.228.0161 or email


Napa-Solano CLC & Ironworkers Local 378

Labor Day Breakfast 2016

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  Ironworkers Local 378 Hall, 3120 Bayshore Rd., Benicia, 94510

Admission:  Adults – $30.00; children (4-12) – $5.00; children under 3 and out of work union members are free

This is a Family Friendly event, so bring the kids to see Kelly the Clown!

For more information: For tickets and sponsorship levels, please contact Justin Bailey, Napa-Solano CLC, 445 Nebraska Street, Vallejo, 94590

Phone: 707.246.9727



North Bay Labor Council

Annual Labor Day 2016 Pancake Breakfast – Celebrate the Working Class with Syrup!!

Join union members, activists, working families, and friends as we celebrate the Working Class!

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  Pancake breakfast served at 8:00 a.m. with program starting at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Carpenters’ Labor Center, 1700 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Contact:  For information, volunteer, sponsor, hang your local’s banner, or have a table for your materials, please contact Cindi at 707.545.6970 (office) or 707.508.7894 (cell), e-mail:



Sacramento CLC

Labor Day Picnic at the Park – BBQ by Sacramento City Eats and Live DJ Music

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

River Cats game: First pitch at 1:05 p.m.        

Where:  River Walk Park, 65 2nd Street, West Sacramento – Parking is available in the parking structure for $7 – bring lawn chairs and blankets

River Cats Field – 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento

Admission:  BBQ is free for union members and their families

River Cats tickets are available for $10 per person for general admission to members and their families – River Casts vs. Albuquerque Isotopes

Parking:  Carpool parking is free with 4 or more people per vehicle 

Otherwise there is a $10 fee to park

For more information:Contact Teresa Villasenor at teresa@sacramentolabor.orgor 916.927.9772 


San Francisco Labor Council

Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast

When:  Friday, September 2nd

Time:  8:00 a.m.

Where:  Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

Admission:  $75 per person or $750 for a table of 10

For more information: RSVP to Emily Nelson at emily@sflaborcouncil.orgor 415.440.4809


South Bay Labor Council

Labor Day Picnic 2016

When:  Monday, September 5th

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:  Alum Rock Park, ‘Log Cabin Picnic Grounds’, 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd., San Jose

Parking:  Limited free parking passes: first come, first served

Activities: BBQ, playground, face painting, and arts & crafts booth.  Bring the whole family.

For more information: RSVP by Monday, August 29th at 408.606.2060 or