Labor Day is only a few days away! This means that summer is ending but that doesn’t stop the fun, especially in Dallas. On the contrary, there’s so much to celebrate this end of summer and there are already so many fun and thrilling events lined up for Labor day in Dallas.
From pool parties and food fests to parades and jazz festivals, there are so many Dallas Labor day events to spend with your friends, family, or special person. If you’re not yet sure where to go, don’t worry, we’ve got you! We’ve got a list of some of the best Labor Day events in Dallas that won’t break your bank.
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Labor Day Events in Dallas – Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend
Garland Labor Day Parade 2022
What: Celebrate Labor Day with one of the most anticipated Labor Day events in Dallas: The Garland Labor Day Parade. This year would be the celebration’s 76th year in running and will feature bands, cheerleaders, and drill teams from all seven Garland Independent School District high schools as well as the elementary and middle schools. Don’t miss out on this colorful parade!
When: September 5, 2022 | 9 am
Where: Downtown Garland, 117 N Glenbrook Dr, Garland, TX 75040
How much: Free
Black Excellence Festival Day 1 Kickoff
What: Our top pick for Black events this upcoming Labor Day weekend in Dallas is the Black Excellence Festival. There will be tons of entertainment to enjoy including RNB and Soul music performances as well as hilarious comedy shows by some of the most talented black artists in the city. This Friday, there will be Dominique Hammons “The International Violionist” and Live Band, Sammie, Q-Parker 112. And many more are joining the lineup so don’t miss out on this!
When: September 2, 2022 | 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: The Statler Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton, 1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts at $40
Dallas Mimosa Walk: THE LAST WHITE PARTY Labor Day Edition
What: Take the chance to wear your favorite summer whites for the very last time this summer at the Dallas Mimosa Walk Labor Day edition. By wearing white, you can enter the raffle and get a chance to win $250. More than that, this event will let you sip and shop from so many hidden gems in the area. Each shop will have samplings of mimosas and you can taste them all with no additional purchase. Make sure to check out the unique items though because there’s bound to be something to catch your eye.
When: September 3, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, 101-199 N Crowdus St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $35
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Labor Day events in Dallas – Continued
Labor Day Dash 5k
What: Get up and moving this Labor Day weekend in Dallas with the Labor Day Dash! The race will be held on the beautiful Campion Trail in Irving, TX. Once you register, you’ll receive a designer shirt. a custom medal, and free photos. In addition to the race though, there are plenty of other things for you to enjoy including delicious post-race food and a costume contest. Register now!
When: September 3, 2022 | 7:00 pm – 10:00 am
Where: Sam Houston Trail Park, 101 I-635, Irving, TX 75038
How much: $44
Riverfront Jazz Festival
What: Start your Dallas labor day weekend off with a colorful festival featuring live jazz, r&b, soul, blues, and neo-soul music from talented performers from all over Dallas. This year’s festival has an all-star line-up who will surely delight your ears and soul with their wonderful music. Mark the date now!
When: September 2, 2022 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202
How much: Free
Pool and Pamper Party
What: This Dallas Labor Day weekend, you deserve to relax, chill out, and have some fun. And you can do just that at the Pool and Pamper Party! The party is divided into two vibes. The Day Party is from 12 pm to 4 pm and there, you can enjoy a relaxing massage or cocktails at the bar. There will also be an onsite wardrobe stylist and photographer for fun photoshoots. Additionally, there will be vendors selling everything beauty, fashion, health, and leisure. The second half is The Turn Up which kicks off at 5 pm. It will be filled with live music from DJ Dee along with a new set of vendors, pizzas, games, and giveaways. This is something you won’t want to miss!
When: September 3, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Addison/ Midway, 4165 Proton Dr, Addison, TX 75001
How much: Free
Labor Day Weekend Luau
What: Aloha! Just because summer is ending does it mean that you can’t enjoy a perfect luau. Come dressed up in your best Hawaiian attire at Legacy Hall and chill out with live hula and fire dancers. There will also be specialty poke bowls, airbrushed island tribal tattoos available, a limbo competition, and more activities that will make you feel like you’re out and about on an island adventure. Buy a ticket now!
When: September 4, 2022 | 2:00 pm
Where: Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano, TX 75024
How much: $15 – $60
Fair Park Jazz and Blues Festival
What: Round up the family or your friends, grab some blankets, and head on over to one of the most popular Dallas Labor Day weekend events featuring some of Texas’ best blues and jazz greats. Here, you can groove to the music while chilling out with the best people in your life. There will also be food vendors at the ready to satisfy your cravings. All proceeds from the festival will go to the African American Museum’s youth educational program.
When: September 4, 2022 | 5:00 pm onwards
Where: African American Museum of Dallas, 3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
How much: $20 for advanced purchase | $25 at the gate
Texas Food Fest
What: What is a Labor Day weekend celebration without tons of good food, right? That’s just not right. Fortunately, the Texas Food Fest is here to satisfy all your cravings. The best caterers and chefs in Texas are coming together in Dallas to get you a taste of the best flavors of Texas. Get ready to fill up your tummies!
When: September 4, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Lofty Spaces, 816 Montgomery St, Dallas, TX 75215
How much: $2 – $6
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