5 Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 5. Showers are in the weather forecast.

1. Labor Day: Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September to recognize the contributions and achievements of workers.

2. What’s Closed:  Schools and most government offices are closed. Check this list.

3. Kensington Parade:  Kensington’s 54th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival starts at 11 a.m.  The festival takes place along Armory Avenue.

4. Gaithersburg Parade:  The City of Gaithersburg and the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Fire Department celebrates the 84th Annual Labor Day Parade today at 1 p.m. This year’s grand marshal is Sue Palka, former FOX5 chief meteorologist and longtime Montgomery County resident.

5. Art Show:  The 51st Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo runs from noon to 6 p.m. Monday.


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