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2016 Guide to Labor Day Weekend in Williamsburg

From posh pool parties to mouth-watering BBQs, Williamsburg is making sure the summer season goes out with a bang. Local Radar has rounded up the hottest events celebrating the extended Labor Day Weekend Brooklyn-style!   

Adults-Only Revelry  

CORONA ELECTRIC BEACH 
The hippest pool party in town takes place at the McCarren Hotel, where you’ll be treated to complimentary beer tastings, drink specials on buckets of Coronas and a DJ lineup headlined by Jillionaire. Chill poolside with a seasonal feast prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Chojnowski and walk away with a cool Electric Beach swag bag. The party continues afterward on the rooftop with raw bar delicacies and live music.

Date: Sept. 5, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: 160 N. 12th St.
Cost: $65
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MAKOSSA BROOKLYN COOKOUT ON THE ROOF 
Kick off Labor Day Weekend with this premier summer soiree on The Roof of Output. Chill out on the sleek rooftop lounge soaking up the skyline while vibing out to resident DJ Tara and special guest DJs. 

Date: Sept. 3, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: The Roof at Output, 74 Wythe Ave
Tickets: $10 

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EVERYDAY AFRIQUE
Presented by Everyday People and Okayafrica, join over 1,400 guests to elevate the party experience on the rooftop with a rotating lineup of funky DJs in celebration of Africa Day.

Date: Sept. 5, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: The Roof at Output, 74 Wythe Ave
Tickets: $15 presale, $20 at door
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BEATS & BBQ: THE LABOR DAY WIND DOWN  
Say farewell to summer in style with a day of dancing and dining for the soul. Celebrating its ninth season, this grassroots community party features nine local DJs and a mouth-watering menu that will leave you feeling content as the sunny season gives way to fall.  

Date: Sept. 5, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: LP & Harmony, 683 Grand St.
Cost: No cover; Free food plate with beverage purchase    

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MAISON PREMIERE LABOR DAY PARTY  
Named New York’s Best Oyster Bar by the New York Times, this upscale cocktail den is the perfect place to spend your respite from work. The Labor Day Party features live music, an assortment of chilled seafood, chef specials and a full bar serving up house specialities from the Absinthe Drip menu.

Date: Sept. 5, noon to 2 a.m.
Location: 298 Bedford Ave.
Reservations: Maison Premiere   

Family-Friendly Fun

MCCARREN PARK & POOL
Soak up the final rays of the summer season with a refreshing dip in McCarren Pool before it closes Sept. 11th. Recently renovated in 2012, this triple Olympic-sized outdoor pool is free to the community. Cap off your day by playing in picturesque McCarren Park next door. The 35-acre oasis in the middle of the city offers endless green grounds for picnicking, sunbathing, strolling through the lush Green Dome Garden or a game of baseball, basketball or handball. Plan your trip for Saturday so that you can browse the outdoor farmers Greenmarket for seasonal produce, fresh floral bouquets and baked goods.

Pool open daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Greenmarket open Saturday, 8 am. to 3 p.m.
Location: McCarren Park, 776 Lorimer St.
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OPEN AIR DANCE PARTY AT NORTH BROOKLYN FARM
A stacked lineup of DJs will spin hot beats from mid-afternoon until late evening as visitors of The Farm on Kent enjoy a catered meal, craft beers, boozy pops and a jamming dance party. Framed by the Williamsburg Bridge on the iconic East River and sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline, this urban waterfront farm is fondly known by local foodies as the city’s “Secret Garden.”

Date: Sept. 3, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: 320 Kent Ave. and S. 4th St.
Cost: $22.50
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DELANEY BBQ: LABOR DAY PARTY PACKS
Call on Williamsburg’s acclaimed BBQ joint to cater your Labor Day celebration with a sumptuous party pack. The deeply discounted meal feeds up to eight guests and is filled with delectable brisket and tender pulled pork, rich potato salad and slaw, housemade pickles and freshly made rolls.

Date: Orders due by noon on Sept. 1, Pickup Sept. 3 between noon and 6 p.m.
Location: BrisketTown, 359 Bedford Ave.
Cost: $69, Add $25 for delivery
Reservations: Delany BBQ

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FREECUT NYC IN WILLIAMSBURG
Get a fresh look from stylists Takashi & Toru, who are offering free haircuts in McCarren Park on Monday. This non-profit event is open to all youth and adults in the community on a first-come basis.

Date: Sept. 5, noon to 7 p.m.
Location: McCarren Park, 776 Lorimer St.
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