How to celebrate Labor Day weekend in the DC area

WASHINGTON — Celebrate the informal end of summer, Labor Day, with any one of these festivals, ballgames and more going on around D.C.

Don’t forget to take a moment to remember the contributions of American workers who made Monday a holiday.

The first Labor Day celebrations happened on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Click through the gallery below to find a number of events happening around the D.C. area:

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