Ready to rock Labor Day Weekend? From music to tattoos to art, there is something for everyone to celebrate the last hurrah of summer.

Labor Day Weekend in Worcester

Massachusetts Tattoo Convention

Friday, September 2 - Labor Day

For the first time in 20 years, Worcester will be home to the Massachusetts Tattoo Convention, a four-day weekend of tattoo art, performance, live painting, bands and more. Check out the ultimate event for tattoo culture – get inked by the best, enjoy sexy and spectacular performances and meet your favorite tattoo models and artists! Get tickets and more information here.

Save $10 on a Day Pass if you show your KISS ticket or POW! WOW! Worcester Passport!

Saturday, September 3


Tickets available at or the DCU Center Box Office

Rock out with KISS and The Dead Daisies! With stellar musicianship and pulverizing live shows, fans across the globe are discovering the band that is bringing back Rock & Roll. Don't forget to enjoy craft beer from Figs & Pigs Kitchen + Pantry open to the public from 11:00AM-3:30PM and to patrons on the concourse during the event.

POW! WOW! Worcester

International Mural Festival

Photos by Steven King

Explore the city in the midst of an artistic transformation. International artists have been hard at work since August 26 creating art on walls all around Worcester. There is a Closing Party at Bull Mansion Friday night at 8:00PM with live music and entertainment. Get your tickets in advance here!

But that isn't the end of the festivities. Check out the Block Party presented by LOCK 50 on the Common from 3:00-7:00PM on Saturday (free admission!), bring the family to Picasso Paint Day on Sunday, or just walk around the city and enjoy the murals changing the face of Worcester. (Muralist Tavar Zawacki has painted a very special message on our Commercial Street wall!)

Want Worcester swag? Worcester Wares has extended POW! WOW! Worcester hours! Open Noon-6:00PM every day until September 4!