August 15, 2019

Contact: Communications Office

Washington State Park celebrates Labor Day Aug. 30 - Sept. 2

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 15, 2019 – Washington State Park invites the public to its Labor Day celebration Friday, Aug. 30 though Monday, Sept. 2. The celebration signals the end of the weekly programming series provided by the park’s interpretive staff throughout the summer.

The celebration begins at 7 p.m. Friday evening. Park staff will meet and greet guests and share exciting news about upcoming programs and events planned for the fall season at Washington State Park.

Events through the weekend include petroglyph and glade tours, and discovery tables throughout the park.  In addition, staff will present programs in the campground amphitheater at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday evenings.

A complete list of the weekend’s activities can be found online at All programs and events during the weekend are weather permitting and subject to change.

Washington State Park is located 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about this and other events at the park, call 636-586-5768.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.