Lakewood Township to Celebrate Labor Day with a Band Concert and Fireworks

Posted on August 9, 2013 By

Lakewood Township, N.J., will begin celebrating Labor Day, a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers, with a Municipal Band concert conducted by Wilbur Wittemann and fireworks on August 28 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the All Wars Memorial Amphitheater near Lake Carasaljo, off Route 9.

The fireworks display will begin around 9:00 p.m. and can be viewed either from North or South Lake Drive.

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is day of national recognition that acknowledges the contributions workers have made in making America strong and prosperous. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894. It also signals the symbolic end of summer

For further information about the band concert or fireworks, call the Lakewood Recreation office at 732-905-3405, Ext. 6017 or visit