DULUTH, Minn. -

Politicians and community members turned out for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations Labor Day Picnic.

The event took place at Bayfront Park from Noon to 4.

Politicians and community leaders talked about the importance of labor day, and workers in America.

"I don’t make any plans around this weekend. I always come to the labor day picnic, see old friends, see old neighborhood friends," said Eddie Gleeson, an attendee.

The event also included food, and fun for kids.