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The Best Things to Do in Dallas This Labor Day Weekend

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Are you looking for the best things to do in Dallas this Labor Day weekend?! We all know three-day weekends are best spent having fun. We’ve created a list with the best things to do in Dallas this Labor Day weekend. 

From a Hawaiian-style Labor Day celebration, to a jazz festival, a mimosa walk through Deep Ellum, an outdoor Labor Day celebration with the Omni Dallas Hotel with live music and a movie screening, to a Labor Day parade, pool parties, and some fun outdoor activities, you’re going to have a blast! 

Labor Day Events in Dallas

ALOHHHH-HA! Wrap up your summer Hawaiian-style at Legacy Hall’s Labor Day Weekend Luau.

Hang loose in the outdoor Box Garden all day long with live hula and fire dancers, a traditional Kalua Pig Roast by Dock Local, and a fun family-friendly limbo competition!
Enjoy a Bacardi Tiki Cocktail in a collectible coconut cup and sway to live music by Buffett Beach and Kenny Chesney.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 5 | 2:00pm–10:00pm
πŸ“ Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano, Texas, 75024
🎟 $15

Calling all music lovers!

Join the three-day jazz music celebration in Dallas this Labor Day weekend! The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) has amassed a sensational lineup for its downtown Dallas Riverfront Jazz Festival featuring over 25 main national acts. It will be so much fun!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 3 | 6:30pm–9:30pm
πŸ“ Dallas City Hall | Marilla St, Dallas, Texas, 75201
🎟 $49 GA | $99 VIP

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 4–5 | 1:00pm
πŸ“ The Black Academy of Arts & Letters Complex | 1309 Canton St, Dallas, Texas, 75202
🎟 $49 GA | $99 VIP

Get ready to celebrate this Labor Day weekend with the shops of Deep Ellum at the Dallas Mimosa Walk!

You’re gonna love this holiday tradition. Grab a glass and a map, then choose your adventure. Shop, drink mimosas, relax and eat. Enjoy all the fun things Deep Ellum has to offer including the Outdoor Market with over 50 vendors and over 10 mimosas stops with no purchase necessary at the participating shops!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 4 | 12:00pm–3:30pm
πŸ“ Deep Ellum Outdoor Market | 101 N Crowdus St, Dallas, Texas, 75226
🎟 $25

Let’s celebrate!

Join the Omni Dallas Hotel on Pegasus Lawn to celebrate the final days of summer for a two-day celebration with live, local music and movies on the lawn. Both nights will start off with some live music and concessions including popcorn, candy, sodas, beer, and wine, followed by an outdoor movie screening of Grease on Sep 4, and Moana on Sep 5. We can’t wait!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 4 + 5 | 6:30pm–10:30pm
πŸ“ Omni Dallas Hotel | 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas, 75202
🎟 Free

It’s time for a parade!

Celebrate the 75th Labor Day Parade in Downtown Garland this Labor Day weekend! The Noon Exchange Club of Garland hosts this annual parade that features bands, cheerleaders, and drill teams from all seven Garland Independent School District high schools as well as the elementary and middle schools. Stick around for the post-parade activities including the Rock & Roll Car Show, a karaoke contest, face painting, balloons, and food trucks all around the Downtown Square.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 6 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ“ Garland Downtown Square | 105 S 6th St, Garland, Texas, 75040
🎟 Free

Let’s have a pool party!

Is there any better way to spend Labor Day weekend in Dallas than being out by the pool sipping some cocktails and enjoying some great music with your crew?! We love coming to Waterproof, located at the 19th floor of the Statler Hotel. It’s one of the best views of our beautiful city. Bonus: girls get free entry with RSVP ticket till 5:00pm.Β 

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 6 | 3:00pm–9:00pm
πŸ“ Waterproof | 1914 Commerce St, Dallas, Texas, 75201
🎟 $25

Sip and swim at the Lorenzo Hotel this Labor Day weekend!

We have another great pool party for you. Get transported from Downtown Dallas to South Beach, Miami. Join the Lorenzo Hotel Labor Day celebration and enjoy the day at the resort-style pool and Relativity Barβ€”serving refreshing summer cocktails, and special guest DJ JOSE G. 

Event Details
πŸ—“ Sep 6 | 12:00pm–7:00pm
πŸ“ Lorenzo Hotel | 1011 S Akard St, Dallas, Texas, 75215
🎟 $50 

More Things to Do for Labor Day in Dallas

Want to do some water activities this Labor Day weekend?

Have you ever kayaked or done paddle boarding on White Rock Lake? Now is your chance! You can rent kayaks and paddleboards at one of the piers from White Rock Lake Paddle Co. and explore the lake with your friends and family.

πŸ“ White Rock Paddle Co. | 389 E. Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75218

Calling all captains!

Are you ready for more fun this Memorial Day weekend? Rent a pontoon boat for up to 10 people and spend the day out on the lake with your friends and family.

πŸ“ Flying and Floating Toys | Arrowhead Leg 2, Hickory Creek, TX 75065

πŸ“· Flying and Floating Toys - Watertoyz in Lake Lewisville

Spend Labor Day outdoors!

Go Ape in Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve is Plano’s largest park featuring over 8 miles of trails and ziplining. Tackle dangling obstacles with your kids, explore the trees from a new perspective and fly around on multiple ziplines from exciting heights. Minimum age 4 years old, 285 Ibs and 4 ft 7 inches height.

πŸ“ Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park | 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, Texas, 75074

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.

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