Labor Day. The day when we celebrate a year of working hard by hardly working, or not working at all. Families barbecue at home or head out of quick three-day weekend excursions. It is a quick respite from back-to-school. Whether you do a “staycation” in your own backyard or a quick hop to a nearby city, enjoy your labor-less long weekend and save a little cash by sticking close to home.
Head south to Daytona Beach for more music and a rocking Labor Day Weekend with the free Rocket Man tribute band at the Daytona Beach Bandshell at 7:15 followed by fireworks.
Florida travelers to the Miami area can enjoy the Labor Day Reload Party on Sunday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 PM for $44 (drinks unlimited for women, men pay an extra $20). For more family fun, Miami Labor Day guests enjoy an inexpensive bike ride with Citi Bike Miamiwith bike rental prices ranging from $4 to $24 for the entire day. Whether you head to Daytona or Miami or any other Floridian getaway on Labor Day, don’t forget the stretches of gorgeous beaches as your best vacation bargain: $0 for family fun for everyone.
Atlanta does up Labor Day weekend with a wide variety of fun and affordable family options. From fireworks and laser show on Stone Mountain to the 3 day Sky High Hot Air Ballon Festival at nearby Callaway Gardens, outside fun is abundant. The DragonCon pop-culture convention from 9/4-9/7 and Art in the Park in Marietta are two additional Labor Day weekend activities that offer something for everyone–staycationers and travelers alike.
The East Coast isn’t the only place for inexpensive Labor Day family fun. Head to Utah for Park City Miner’s Day with live music, games, races, pancake breakfast, 5K and parade. Head to South Bend on the Oregon Coast for Labor Day fun at the 9/3-9/7 “Come and Play” on Labor Day event centered around families and the South Bend landscape.
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