Oh summer, how we love your sun-filled days, balmy nights, and fun-filled. But nothing can last forever, not even the best things. Still, that doesn’t mean you can’t live the good life as summer-end nears. Below is our best picks to send summer off with a bang for Labor Day in Dallas.
When you want your Labor Day filled with food
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway
Dallas, TX, 75021
Pick your pleasure from more than 25 of the best food trucks and carts in the Dallas area. With live music, activities, and lawn games, it’ll be clear that Dallas knows how to have a good time.
We all know Texas does everything big, and Dallas Restaurant week is no exception. With around 150 restaurants dishing out the goods, you know you’ll find something to like. Try samplings from premier restaurants like Kenny’s Wood Fire Grill or Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, without breaking the bank.
2823 St. Louis Street
Dallas, TX 75226
Head to one of Dallas’s well-loved craft beer breweries to check out some of the best beer hobbyist in the Lone Star state. The festival also has live music, food trucks galore, and fun activities for the whole family, even Fido.
When your Labor Day is all about the music
Dallas Convention Center Theater Complex
1309 Canton Street
Dallas, TX 75201
What better way to celebrate this American tradition, then with America’s own music? With performers like Erykah Badu, Hiroshima, and Tito Puente, Jr. blasting jazzy beats, your Labor Day weekend just got a lot cooler.
216 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75207
You’d be forgiven to think that Dallas doesn’t have a happening island-vibe music scene, but this music festival is here to change that. With homegrown acts like Watusi grooving, you may start to feel that you’re not in Dallas anymore.
2000 Forest Ridge Drive
Bedford, TX 76021
Do you need some smoked sultry tunes and tangy barbeque sauce to drown your summer-ending blues? Well, the Bedford Blues & BBQ Fest has you covered. Chow down on some of the Dallas’s best barbeque while grooving to music.
When you need to work it all out when you’re not working
395 Purcey Street
Fort Worth, TX 71602
Why not get wet and wild on your day off? Bring your own watercraft, or rent one for a nominal fee, and float with other lake-loving locals. This laid-back atmosphere is just the thing you need to cruise into the last days of summer.
901 Springbrook, Drive
Plano, TX 75075
Celebrate all things Texas by diving into it, literally. This Texas-sized and shaped pool is the perfect way to beat the dog days of summer. If you’re not into swimming laps across the liquid state, make your biggest splash with the Cannonball Contest.
When you want to max your relax
8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX 75218
There’s no better place to stop and smell the flowers then the Dallas Arboretum. Sit on the lawn and take in the floral views, or join the fun with live music, hot dogs and root beer floats.
1920 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Strike a pose and be at peace at this event featuring music, artisanal vendors, and sponsor giveaways. Never heard of lotus position or downward dog? No problem, as they have classes for people that are yoga curious.We know it’s bittersweet to say so long to summer, but it’s not so much “Goodbye” as it is “See you next year!” If you are going to part ways, why not have the best time doing it with one of these fun things to do Labor Day in Dallas?
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