Labor Day Party Ideas- A Guide

Labor Day, which falls on September 2nd this year will make a perfect time to reward your hard working employees with holidays and custom gifts. Apart from celebrating the virtue of labor, this day also marks the last summer holiday of the year for most people. So, if you are planning a Labor Day themed promotional event or employee appreciation event, these party planning tips will be really useful.

Labour Day Party Ideas


The first Labor Day in USA was celebrated in New York City on September 5, 1882. However, Labor Day was made a National holiday only in 1894 when President Grover Cleveland made labor laws a top political priority by introducing several labor laws.

Labor Day is considered as the end of summer. So can there be a better way to raise a toast to the summer fun than hosting a great barbecue party? Fire up those grills and these party planning tips for one last hurrah!

Labor day party invitations

Personalized invitations will set the fun mood for your Labor Day party. You can choose nationalist colors of red, white and blue to weave in a quintessential US theme to your invites. Personalize it with your greetings, party venue and date so that your guests will never miss the party. You can even put some tricolor glitter on the card to create a sizzling firework effect and party feel. The party invitations can also be in the theme of beach or summer outdoors to celebrate the last few sunny days of summer.

Labor Day party decorations

Decorate the doorway and windows with full color single sided American flags. Put some star and stripe bunting and banners to complement the mood and the nationalist theme of the party. Balloons are all time favorites in party décor. Choose a bunch of red, blue and white balloons to round off the patriotic decorations. Budget friendly and loads of fun, these classic decorations will make your Labor Day party a cut above the rest.

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Party favors

No party can be complete without some nice custom gifts that your guests will take home as souvenirs of this great day. Check out these custom Uncle Sam hat stress relievers that would be a big hit at your party. Personalize these with your thank you message to leave a long lasting impression in the minds of your guests. Tri Color Glow Necklaces, Bubble Necklace are the other two brilliant gift choices to consider. Browse our exclusive line of patriotic products to choose custom gifts that match your theme.

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Table décor

Patriotic paper napkins and coasters will make the best table décor for Labor Day Party as these look good and are easy to clean up. Red, white and blue balloons will make great table centerpieces, which can be used as party favors once the party is over. Send your guests home with these attractive balloons and some sweet delights like cookies or candies to round off the day in style. You can also tie red, white and blue bandanas around the pots or the chairs or set up bouquets of fresh flowers in the colors of red, white, and blue flowers to enhance the milieu. Pin wheels or patriotic icons like Statue of Liberty are also great choices to consider. If you have a sit-down event on cards, make sure to have seating cards for your guests. Cut some colored paper and personalize each one for your guests by putting their name on these.

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Cook out fun

Labor Day is a great time to indulge in the fun of a cook out party by grilling hot dogs and hamburgers, which will go well with salads and corn on the cob. Apple pie, ice cream and cake will fit the bills of desserts.

Labor Day games and activities

Plan a lot of fun activities that will pep up everyone. The traditional potato sack races, balloon toss, Frisbee, tag and backyard baseball and Badminton will make great ways for your guests to have fun and socialize and to soak up the final glow of the summer days.

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