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Escanaba City Band on Ludington Street during the annual Labor Day Parade

Delta County Labor Day Celebrations

Labor Day - 2022 

Thursday - Sept. 1st:

Abstract Art Show - Open Houseman standing in an art museum
Bonifas Arts Center
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This new art show features two artists who now live in Door County, WI.
Light refreshments will be served from 6:00PM - 8:00PM.

This display will be available for viewing at the Bonifas Arts Center until October 20th, stop by during normal business hours to view this incredible display.

Friday - Sept. 2nd:

47th Annual Steam & Gas Show
UP State Fairgrounds
9:00AM - 7:00PM

This year we are featuring an International Harvester. We are proud to be the host of this year's IHC Chapter 11 State Show. We're also hosting a gathering of antique automobiles (1900-1935). Over 150 exhibitors will be displaying a wide range of vintage machinery.

Antique Village will be open, and several local artisans will be demonstrating a variety of traditional handicrafts. There are also daily parades, a large indoor/outdoor flea market, 

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a knife & gun show, antique tractor pulls, threshing demonstrations, a working sawmill, and lots of good food. We've also added several new activities such as a barn dance, tractor games and slow races and decorating contests.

Admission Fees:

  • Daily Ticket: $6.00
  • Weekend Ticket: $10.00
  • Free Admission for Exhibitors & Children under 14

Boogie Fest Too!
14069 County Line G Rd. Rock, MI

10 Bands | Camping - Pig Roast - Vendors
Friday Fun Day includes a Campground Parade with games, an 80's costume contest, & Photo Booth!
Carry in beverages are welcome -- NO GLASS!

For more information, please call: (906)356-6191


  • $100 Weekend Pass at Gate
  • $55 Day Pass at Gate
  • FREE for children under 14 (MUST be accompanied by an adult)

(for the entire weekend I Thursday at noon- Monday at noon)

  • $70 XL VIP site
  • $65 VIP site
  • $60 regular site

Saturday - Sept. 3rd:

Boogie Fest Too! | Day 2
14069 County Line G Rd. Rock, MI
Click here to go to information above!

47th Annual Steam & Gas Show | Day 2
UP State Fairgrounds
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Click here to go to information above!

Rock the Dock Labor Day Celebrationsilhouette of man holding guitar
Escanaba Municipal Dock
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Kick off the Labor Day Weekened Celebration with Reflections from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM in Escanaba at Municipal Dock.
Rock the Dock will be a weekend long event, come on down Saturday through Monday! On Labor Day we will feature a parade down Ludington Street and fun activities for kids!

ALL Proceeds are going to The Delta County Trades & Labor Charity/Scholarship Fund and The City of Escanaba Recreation Department.
Bring your lawn chairs and coolers!

Rock Lions Club 77th Labor Celebration & Parade
14454 M-35, Rock, MI (Rock Lions Club)
ALL DAY EVENT - 11:00AM Parade

Please join us after the parade for an all day event with activities for kids and adults at the Rock Lions Club Grounds!
Food will be available by the Wells Lions ClubServing Miller Lite, Coors Light, Twisted Tea, & more for those 21+ years old
(Sorry, no carry-ins)

Sunday - Sept. 4th:

Boogie Fest Too! | Final Day
14069 County Line G Rd. Rock, MI
Click here to go to information above!

47th Annual Steam & Gas Show - Day 3
UP State Fairgrounds
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Click here to go to information above!

Rock the Dock Labor Day Celebration - Day 2
Escanaba Municipal Dock
1:00PM - 8:00PM

Rock the Dock on Sunday will feature Angels & Outlaws from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM & Smooth 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM!
This event will culminate on Monday with a parade down Ludington Street, Petting Zoos, and Bounce Houses!

Nahma Labor Day Celebration
13751 Wells 21.2 St. Nahma, MI (Nahma Township Hall)
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Bring the family to Nahma, for a day of fun and celebration. The Parade kicks off the celebration at 11:00 am. Music performances begin at noon with Backroads 906 followed by Minor and the Elders from 4:00 -8:00 pm. Local food vendors, beer, wine and, and refreshments, kids games, bounce house, kid's escape room, raffles, crafters, log sawing, nail pounding, horseshoe, and corn hole contests, and more!

Monday - Sept. 5th:

Rock the Dock Labor Day Celebration - Finale
Escanaba Municipal Dock
12:00PM - 8:00PM

Food Vendors | Bloody Mary Bar | Beer Tent - Bring the Family down for a Great Cause!

The parade lineup will start at 11:00AM at the Marketplace in Escanaba and continue down Ludington to the Municipal Dock at 12:00PM.Prize Drawings will be held throughout the day from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM. At 1:00PM children can enjoy a petting zoo & bounce house.

Music: Sit Down Francis from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM & We Ain't Saints from 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM.

Special Raffles: 1st place: $500 cash 2nd place: $400 cash 3rd place: $300 cash 4th place: $200 cash 5th place: $100 cash
Golf Ball Drop 7:00 PM

47th Annual Steam & Gas Show - Final Day
UP State Fairgrounds
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Click here to go to information above!

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