Spend Labor Day at a food festival!
Love trying out new foods and drinks? End the summer on a delicious note at one of the country’s top food fests— and make sure to show up hungry!
✤ Enjoy apple delicacies in North Carolina! For a taste of small town America, hit the North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville. After sampling caramel apples and fried apple pies, burn off some calories on a guided bike tour through local orchards! (September 1st- 4th) ✤ Enjoy exotic tastes on a Hollywood backlot! Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles turns into a giant food hall over Labor Day weekend. Sip icy cocktails and try trendy fusion dishes —including Hawaiian sushi and Moroccan tacos— from dozens of the city’s top restaurants! (September 1st-3rd)
✤ Sample the world’s best barbecue in Kansas City! More than 70,000 barbecue addicts flock to The American Royal World Series of Barbecue in Kansas City, Missouri, for award-winning ribs, brats, burgers, steaks— even barbecued seafood and desserts! Bringing the kids? There’s a carnival, pony show and junior grilling contest! (August 31st-september 3rd)