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Another Labor Day rolls around, but Chicago holds on to summer as long as it possibly can. We’ve written a guide to most of the festivals happening around town this weekend, such as the African Festival of the Arts, Taste of Polonia, the North Coast Music Festival and more. Of course, don’t miss out on the fireworks at Navy Pier. Here's our roundup of things to do in Chicago this weekend!

The end of the summer season pushes many locals to grab every last drop of outdoor fun and on Labor Day weekend, that means soaking up sublime rhythms at the Chicago Jazz Festival. This free event will fill the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park with an impressive line-up of international, national and local artists from a broad spectrum of jazz categories. Consider these Jazz Fest highlights during the last days of summer.

Navy Pier fireworks

Who's ready for all the fun activities Chicago has to offer this Labor Day weekend?? It's the perfect time enjoy that extra day off and explore every bit of the city. This is your weekend, have fun! Share your photos on Twitter & Instagram with #mychicagopix. For more things to do, here's a round-up of ways to spend your Labor Day weekend in Chicago

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