9 Aug 2018
Typically thought of as the last hurrah of the summer, Labor Day is a holiday during which many people like to travel and escape the humdrum of everyday life. If you’re looking for something exciting to do this year, you should consider spending Labor Day weekend in Washington state. Whether you’re from the area or planning to travel from afar, Washington has tons of events taking place throughout the weekend. Head into the city of Seattle and the surrounding areas for festivals and parties or stay along the coast and spend the weekend relaxing at the beach. For more ideas on what to do during your trip, check out our Things to Do page.
What to Do Over Labor Day Weekend in Washington
Olympia Harbor Days
About an hour and a half from Seabrook, Washington, Olympia is a quaint town with plenty to offer visitors from history to water activities. Every year over Labor Day weekend, the town hosts a three-day event called Olympia Harbor Days. Known as the world’s largest vintage tugboat and race show, the festival offers an entire weekend of exciting boat races, unique events on local history, works of art, cuisine, and more.
Bremerton Blackberry Festival
On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, the Bremerton Blackberry Festival takes over the gorgeous waterfront boardwalk in Bremerton, Washington, to celebrate the end of summer with activities, live music, a fun run, and of course, dozens of blackberry treats. This family-friendly event is entirely free to attend and a great way to celebrate Labor Day weekend in Washington. Spend your days tasting blackberry-centric local and global wines, munching on tasty snacks of pie, scones, and other pastries, and listening to live music at the main stage.
Relax Along the Washington Coast
While some people enjoy a big, bustling event to attend over Labor Day weekend, other seek solace in a relaxing locale. If it is the type of experience you’re looking for this year, you should plan a trip to Seabrook, a charming destination known as “Washington’s Beach Town.” When staying in this area, you’ll have quick and easy access to several gorgeous Washington coast beaches. During your visit, you can explore the coastline and maybe even try a favorite local activity, clam digging! Seabrook is the perfect destination for a family vacation with tons of activities from kids and adults alike.
Unwind in a Seabrook Cottage Rental
If you’ve decided that a trip to Seabrook is how you’d like to spend your Labor Day weekend in Washington, then check out our cottage rentals offered in a range of sizes and styles. Are you planning a trip with a big group? We have plenty of properties with space for upwards of 20 guests. If you’re just planning a small getaway with the family or your significant other, check out some of our cottages particularly the oceanview properties.
The Coyote Cottage features four bedrooms and can sleep up to eight people with extra space in a carriage house. From the patio, which includes a private hot tub, you’ll have the perfect vantage point to catch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. The living room has an XBox Kinect, and the property is just steps away from the beach.
Browse our complete catalog of properties and start planning your getaway today!