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Labor Day 2017!

It’s that time of year again! Join us to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of American workers at a location near you.

Find a Labor Day event near you!

Anaheim: Orange County Labor Federation Pre-Labor Day Celebration 

Anderson (near Redding, CA) Five Counties Central Labor Council’s 32nd Annual Labor Day Picnic

Bakersfield: Kern-Inyo-Mono Central Labor Council Labor Day Pancake Breakfast

Benicia: Napa-Solano Central Labor Council & Ironworkers Local 378 Labor Day Breakfast 

Butte-Glenn Central Labor Council Mickey Harrington Memorial Labor Day Breakfast 

Eureka: Humboldt-Del Norte Counties CLC & Building Trades Council Organized Labor’s Annual Picnic

Fresno: Fresno-Madera-Tulare-Kings Labor Day Family Pancake Breakfast 

Los Angeles: Nightshift Labor Day Music Fest

Monterey Bay Central Labor Council Fight Right to Work! Labor Day Event

Oakland: Alameda and San Francisco Labor Councils’ Fight for $15 & Bay Resistance Labor Day Action

Sacramento Central Labor Council Annual Labor Day Picnic 

San Bernardino and Riverside Central Labor council Labor Day Cookout

San Diego-Imperial Central Labor Council Weekend Events 

San Francisco Labor Council Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast

San Jose: South Bay Labor Council Labor Day Picnic 2017 

Santa Rosa: North Bay Labor Council Annual Labor Day 2017 Pancake Breakfast 

Tri-Counties Central Labor Council 2017 Working Families Labor Day BBQs:

  • Ventura
  • Santa Maria

Wilmington, Long Beach: 38th Annual Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition Labor Solidarity Parade

Alameda and San Francisco Labor Councils: Fight for $15 & Bay Resistance Labor Day Action

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:    8:30 a.m. – Action/March,  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Rally Program
Where:  Action/March at McDonald’s, 1330 Jackson St., Oakland. Rally Program at Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland
Food & Drinks: Provided – Families and children welcome.

For more information and RSVP:  Tamara Perinea at 510.499.6788 or Eleanor Angeles at 510.499.2839

Butte-Glenn Labor Council 4th Annual Mickey Harrington Memorial Labor Day Breakfast

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where:  Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico
Admission:  Free pancake breakfast for union members, their families, and supporters

For more information: Mike Gentry, or 530.519.5455

Five Counties CLC: The 32nd Annual Labor Day Picnic

Sponsored by the CLC, Northern CA Organized Labor Unions, and the Northern CA Building & Construction Trades Council

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Anderson River Park (Main BBQ area)
Address: 2800 Rupert Rd, Anderson, CA 96007
Admission:  Meal ticket $5.00 (include hamburger, chicken, or hot dog, beans & chips, (ages 6 & under free) – pre-sale tickets will be eligible for drawing (100% American made raffle prizes!).  Pick up pre-sale tickets at the CLC or at your local union office.
Additional Activities:  Watermelon Eating Contest at 2:00 p.m., Live Music by Fire Mountain Rock, Fishing Derby at Noon (bring your own bait & pole and come early), and soda, beer, Bingo, other concessions, and raffle tickets will be offered at a very nominal charge.

For more information:  Call Loel Yerion at 530.262.1970 or Ruth Rhodes at 530.365.0601.

Humboldt-Del Norte Counties CLC & Building Trades Council: Organized Labor’s Annual Picnic

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Sequoia Park Group Picnic Area, at the corner of W. Street & Madrone, Eureka
Admission:  A canned food donation
For more information: Call 707.758.8548

Bring your family for hamburgers, hotdogs, BBQ tri-tip, salad, beans


Fresno-Madera-Tulare-Kings Labor Day Family Pancake Breakfast 

Sponsored by the CLC, Building Trades Council and Organized Labor

Join us for pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, coffee, juice, and ice cream!

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (with program and fun after)
Where:  Pirates Bay at the Fresno Fairgrounds (entrance and free parking on Chance Avenue)
Admission:  $10.00 (children under 12 eat for free)
Activities:  At the Pirate’s Cove Playground, Kiddy Cake Walk, Bounce house, raffle, pet adoptions, live music, huge raffle, voter registration, community groups, and elected officials

For more information: For ticket information e-mail or 559.269.0165


Kern-Inyo-Mono Central Labor Council Labor Day Pancake Breakfast

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where:  The Labor Hall, 200 W. Jeffrey Street, Bakersfield
Guest Speaker:  Former International Secretary-Treasurer of SEIU, Eliseo Medina
Admission:  Free to all

For more information: Call Imelda Ceja-Butkiewicz at 661.809.7773 or


38th Annual Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition Labor Solidarity Parade

Bring the whole family! Traiga toda la familia!

When:  Monday, September 4th /Lunes, 4 de Septembre
Time:  Assembly Begins at 8:00 a.m.  March departs at 10:00 a.m./Formacion empieza 8:00 a.m.  La Marcha sale 10:00 a.m.
Rally at Banning Park at 12:00 p.m./speakers, music, shuttle buses, hot dogs, soft drinks, and more/Reunion en Banning Park 12:00 p.m./voceros, musica, autobuses de transporte, hot dogs, sodas y mas
Where:  March Starts at: Broad & “E” streets, Wilmington/La Marcha Comienza en: Broad y “E” calles, Wilmington

For more information: Call the Labor Day Committee at 562.481.7275 or Labor day Committee, 7844 Rosencrans Ave., Paramount, CA 90723.  You can visit us on Facebook.


Los Angeles: Nightshift Labor Day Music Fest

Featuring Grace Potter, The Revolution & more!Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Ozomatli, Poncho Sanchez, B-Side Players

When: Monday, September 4th
Time: Doors open at 11:00 AM / Show 12:00 PM (event ends at 10:00 PM)
 Grand Park,
Address: 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Buy tickets and find more information here


Monterey Bay CLC Fight Right to Work! Labor Day Event

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  Noon – Rally with BBQ at 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Watsonville Plaza, 358 Main Street, Watsonville

For more information: Glen Schaller at 831.325.8575 or


Napa-Solano Central Labor Council & Ironworkers Local 378 Labor Day Breakfast 2017

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where:  Ironworkers Local 378 Hall, 3120 Bayshore Rd., Benicia, 94510
Special Guest:  Eric C. Bauman, CA Democratic Party Chair
Speakers:  Congressmen Garamendi and Thompson, Senator Dodd, Assemblymembers Agular-Curry, Frazier, Grayson and more

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 Daniel Espinoza at 707.246.9727 or


North Bay Labor Council Annual Labor Day 2017 Pancake Breakfast

Join union members, activists, works families and friends as we celebrate the Working Class with Syrup!!

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  Pancake breakfast served at 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with program starting at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Carpenters’ Labor Center1700 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Contact:  For information, to 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:


Orange County Labor Federation Pre-Labor Day Celebration

Join the Orange County Labor Federation to celebrate Labor Day! 

When:  Tuesday, August 29th
Time:  7:07 p.m.
Where:  Anaheim Angel Stadium, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim
Admission: Purchase your tickets now!
Show your pride by wearing your union shirt!
All attendees will receive a free Angels snapback hat

Contact:  For more information and to RSVP, please call George Doctorian at 714.385.1534


Sacramento Central Labor Council Annual Labor Day Picnic 

When: Monday, September 4th
Time: 5PM-8:30PM
Where: Fairytale Town in Sacramento’s Land Park
Admission: Free for union members and their family
Activities: Live music, vendor booths, BBQ dinner, raffle prizes, and lots of fun for the kids!  Beer and wine served for a cost per ticket.  Bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets and relax!
RSVP:  Online:

For more information:   Contact Teresa Villasenor at 916-927-9772 or


San Bernardino Riverside Labor Council Labor Day Cookout 

Please Join Congressman Mark Takano for a Cookout with Brothers and Sisters of Local Labor

*Congressman Takano plans an update on the state of Labor in Congress as well as address any questions or concerns going into 2018

When:  Saturday, August 26th
Time:  6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where:  At the home of Stan Stosel, 782 S. University Dr., Riverside, CA 92507
Admission:  The event is free, but an RSVP is required here –> http://bitly/2w32Byh

For more information or if you have any questions: Call Charlie at 315.573.3373 or

San Diego-Imperial Central Labor Council Weekend Events 

There are several events planned in our region to celebrate Labor Day 2017! See below:

UNITE-HERE Worker Action

When:  Friday, September 1st
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (press arrive at 10:00 a.m.)
Where:  Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, 92009
Event Leader:  Rick Bates – UNITE-HERE

Pillars of the Community

When:  Saturday, September 2nd 
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where:  6443 Imperial Ave., San Diego, 92114
Event Leaders:  Brisa Johnson/Reverend Lee Hill

IAM – Mossy Work Action

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where:  3535 College Blvd., Oceanside, 92056
Event Leader:  JP Fletcher

For more Information:  Email Brisa Johnson at

San Francisco Labor Council Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast

When:  Friday, September 1st
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 or 415.440.4809


South Bay Labor Council Labor Day Picnic 2017

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Alum Rock Park, ‘Log Cabin Picnic Grounds’, 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd., San Jose

Tri-Counties Central Labor Council: 2017 Working Families Labor Day BBQ in Santa Maria

When:  Friday, September 1st
Time:  3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Where:  Pioneer Park, 1000 W. Foster Rd., Santa Maria
Activities:  Food, games, raffle prizes, and fun for the kids
Cost:  Free food to union members, their families, and community allies.  With games, raffle prizes, and fun for the kids

Contributions:  If you are able to make a contribution to help us keep this picnic free, please make checks payable to the Tri-Counties CLC, and mail or drop off your contribution to the CLC at 816 Camarillo Springs Rd., Ste. G, Camarillo, CA 93012

For more information: Contact Jeremy Goldberg or Daniel Mora at 805.987.0101 or via email at


 Tri-Counties Central Labor Council: 2017 Working Families Labor Day BBQ in Ventura

When:  Monday, September 4th
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (fun, family, friends-Marshall’s Bodacious BBQ)
Where:  Arroyo Corto Picnic Area, Ventura (take Foothill to Day Road) – Arroyo Corto Picnic area of the park
Cost:  $30 for adults /kids free (lunch and free raffle ticket)
Purchase tickets:  Make checks payable to Tri-Counties CLC; drop off checks or mail the check to Tri-Counties CLC, 816 Camarillo Springs Rd., Ste. G, Camarillo, CA 93012
Activities:  Marshall’s Bodacious BBQ, ice cream, face-painting, games for the kids, raffle prizes, and more
Sponsorship:  Contact the CLC for sponsorship opportunities and recognition