When is Labor Day weekend 2016 this year?

Published 8:37 am Friday, August 12, 2016

Labor Day weekend 2016 is just around the corner.

Labor Day falls this year on Monday, September 5, 2016, so it isn’t far off.

The weekend has turned into a great American holiday since it signals the unofficial end to summer but also is the first weekend of college football season.

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This year’s big Labor Day football game features No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 12 Ole Miss in a primetime contest.

Labor Day is an official United States holiday observed observed on every first Monday in September. Labor Day is intended to recognize and celebrate the contributions of American workers and give them a day off to relax at home or to get out for recreation.