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Labor Day 2019 in Houston

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Houston is no sleepy Texas town. In fact, this is the Lone Star State’s most populous city, and Houston’s bold, fun-loving locals hold nothing back. With festivals, pool parties, gourmet eats, and plenty of outdoor events, Labor Day in Houston is a great time to celebrate and savor the final days of summer…

Check out our list of what to do in Houston for Labor Day this year:

Houston Restaurant Weeks 2019

Via Community Impact (Courtesy Kirsten Gilliam Photography)

August 1st – September 2nd, 9 – 3 a.m.

Houston Metropolitan Area                

Houston celebrates the culinary arts for the entire month of August, concluding on Labor Day. Got a craving? You’ll get the chance to get small plates from  Houston’s fine-dining heavy hitters like Ambrosia and Marsaff’s. More than 140 food purveyors are participating this year, and proceeds go to support the Houston Food Bank.

10th Annual Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival

August 30th – September 1st

Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center

One Hope Boulevard

Sip, swig, or guzzle your favorite local and imported brews at one of the most popular Labor Day events in Houston. Over 50 beer and cider makers, including Austin Eastciders and Spindletap Brewery, share their favorite craft concoctions. It’s the perfect opportunity to toast to workers’ rights.

Galveston, Texas 77554

1930s Labor Day Backyard Bash

August 31st, 10 a.m.

10215 FM 762

Richmond, TX 77469

(281) 343-0218

Family members of all ages can enjoy the vintage vibes of this all-day event at the historical George Ranch. Play farm games, listen to an old-fashioned radio, and make homemade ice cream! While you’re here, learn about Texas’ rich agrarian history and culture.

BIG Salsa Festival

August 29th – September 1st,

The Westin Galleria Houston

5060 West Alabama St.

Houston, TX 77056

Join dance classes, cheer on unforgettable performances, and get a little hot under the collar as you party the weekend away. This year’s four-day salsa event features Venezuela’s  Los Adolescentes Orquesta live in concert, so get your tickets quick!

James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace

Via Moody Center For The Arts

Rice University

6100 Main Street, MS-480

Houston, TX 77005-1827

(713) 348-2787

Experience the Twilight Epiphany light show at Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts. Enjoy the multisensorial sunrise or sunset sequence when sound and light come out to play. The space is closed Sundays, Mondays, and holidays, but you can visit Saturday during Labor Day weekend.

Miller Outdoor Theatre

6000 Hermann Park Drive

Houston, TX 77030

(832) 487-7102

All summer long, locally loved Miller Outdoor Theatre hosts performances for the whole community, and you can attend three performances over Labor Day weekend. Performances  include Bach and Piazzolla and Classic Albums Live: The Who Who’s Next. All performances are free!

The Ultimate LGBTQ Pool Party

August 31st, 4- 8 p.m.

Demers Banquet Hall

8225 Cantrell Street

Houston, TX 77074

Keep cool in the Houston heat at an LGBTQ-friendly pool party! Wear your favorite bathing suit for the swimsuit contest and don’t forget to bring cash for the bar. While you chill, a live DJ will keep the mood as high as the old mercury.

You’ll have the rest of the year to work, so this Labor Day make sure you do anything but. Picture yourself kicking back with an ice-cold beer or swiveling your hips to salsa music. Feel the fresh air in your lungs with a stroll through Hermann Park, or spend Labor Day in Houston taking in the sunset for an unforgettable moment.

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