August 15, 2014 07:03 ET

Labor Day Weekend in Chicago: Labor Day Events, and Places to Stay in Chicago Listed by

Labor Day Marks the End of a Wonderful Chicago Summer, So Come Enjoy the Top Music Festivals, Navy Pier Fireworks, and Places to Stay Over the Long Weekend

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2014) - Labor Day weekend in Chicago is full of fun events, incredible festivals and great places to stay. Today,, a local tourism website, announced a list of events going on over Labor Day weekend, and places to stay. Locals and visitors alike will find something that suits any style of celebrating- from relaxing to music festivals and family fun, there is something for everyone this Labor Day.

Things to do this Labor Day:

1. Remix Chicago
Remix Chicago offers an outlet to explore, enjoy and buy art that is made out of recyclable materials- a perfect outlet for the conscientious artist in all of us. Not only with this entice the artistic eye, but Remix Chicago is also hosting unique food vendors, workshops, kids activities and live indie bands. From necklaces to useful crafts, the market-place experience is sure to be a meaningful experience for all who make their way to Logan Square. More info here:

2. Navy Pier Fireworks
Finish the summer off with the breathtaking display of fireworks. Navy Pier offers many attractions that would make a visit to Chicago memorable for the whole family. There are attractions of food, gardens, shops and restaurants but the fireworks display is one of the most magical experiences the Pier has to offer. The display is truly an experience that is not only visually phenomenal but enjoyable for music lovers as fireworks are coordinated with music, and take place on Saturday, August 30 at 10:15 pm.

3. North Coast Music Festival
In the Midwest, Chicago is known for being one of the spots for music and culture. It is no surprise that the Windy City boasts of this impressive, diverse music festival. In its 5th year running, this festival is sure to please all listeners who are new to the festival as well as those who have been looking forward to it all year. In the past, North Coast Music Festival has merged hip-hop with other genres of music, and this year visitors have a lot to look forward to with headliners such as Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi. Stopping by this festival is sure to energize the weekend activities.

4. Jazz Festival
The sound-feast does not end at North Coast, however. For those looking to chill out and experience the complex notes and tones of the city, the Jazz Festival has been a Chicago favorite for 35 years. From vocalists to percussionists and all other instrumentalists, Chicago Labor Day festivities are not complete without experiencing the extensive talent of local jazz musicians. To add to the local sounds and atmosphere created by this festival, there will be food trucks for all to enjoy. More info here:

Places to stay in Chicago:

Traveling can be both restful and stressful as finding sleeping accommodations can be tricky, especially on holiday weekends. There are many hotels near all of the sights, sounds and smells that provide a comfortable and reliable sleeping experience for those wanting to get some rest on during the Labor Day vacation.

1. MileNorth Hotel
An indulgent urban experience, this hotel offers a modern experience for those staying the night. While modern, the interior aesthetic experience also offers much comfort. For those who cannot get enough of the city, MileNorth hotel offers the perfect getaway as its beautiful rooms offer breathtaking sights of the city skyline. This resting venue is one to check out for those who want to top their vacation with true Chicago style. More info here:

2. Best Western River North
A lovely option for those looking for downtown accommodations. For those escaping with family or friends, Best Western North has accommodations for all needs. A hotel that National Geographic Traveler Magazine named as "One of the best hotels in Chicago" this location serves many as they vacation through the Windy City. More info here:

3. The Homestead
For those looking for a quiet reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Homestead will provide just that. A locally owned business, this staff is personally concerned with the comfort of all guests. The Homestead offers a variety of accommodations from standard hotel rooms to apartments. Truly and escape from the monotony of the daily grind and the exciting sights and experiences of Chicago. More info here:

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