ROANOKE, Va. -

Many of you are enjoying a three-day weekend.

Monday is Labor Day and a federal holiday.

Saturday, the American worker was celebrated with a parade and assorted events in downtown Roanoke.

The Roanoke chapter of America Works hosted the family friendly event.

According to the U-S Department of Labor- the holiday is a yearly tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country.