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Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend in Dallas

Make the last weekend of summer the best weekend of summer.

Pool Parties 

Just testing the waters? Here’s where to find Dallas’ best pools for sipping, splashing, and sunning. If you prefer lake living, here’s a comprehensive guide to local lakes and their activities. 

CANVAS Hotel Dallas has Labor Day Pool Party Weekend festivities from August 31 through September 2. DJ Jose G. and DJ Bass Junkies will provide the tunes. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. 

The Texas Pool–that Lone Star State-shaped swimming hole in Plano–has a Labor Day Party on Monday, September 2 from noon to 6 p.m. Pack a cooler with food and non-alcoholic libations. Admission is $10 per person. 

Meet. Mix, and Flamingle at the W Dallas Wet Deck on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 at 1 p.m. The rooftop pool will have a DJ and cocktails. Tickets are $40 through ResortPass. 

The Omni Dallas Hotel has its End of Summer Splash going all weekend long. Unfortunately, this party is only open to guests of the hotel, so you’ll have to book a staycation to attend. 

XOXO Social, formerly known as Sisu Uptown, has an End of Summer 2019 Pool Party on Monday from 3-10 p.m. The event is 21 and up and there’s no cover. 

Day Parties 

Plano’s Legacy Hall holds Labor-Less-Day Weekend on Sunday and Monday with music and $5 mimosas from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. George Strait tribute band King George will perform on Sunday evening. The event is free and open to all ages. 

The Sundresses & Shades II Labor Day Party is at Dibs on Victory on Monday from 3-8 p.m. There will be food and drink specials all day and discounted bottle service. The party goes from 3:30-8:30 p.m. and is free before 4 p.m. with RSVP.  

Clutch Bar & Restaurant in Uptown has a Milk & Honey Labor Day party on Monday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The dress code is white and gold. Arrive before 5 p.m. to get in for free, or purchase tickets here

The Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk has a Labor Day Edition on Sunday at noon. Drink, shop, and enjoy the neighborhood for a few hours. There’s an afterparty at Harlowe MXM at 3 p.m. Tickets are $27 and include a souvenir glass. 

Klyde Warren Park has a Labor Day Food Truck Rally on Sunday from 4-9 p.m. There will be live music, lawn games, and more than 25 food trucks. The event is free and open to the public. See the full schedule here

Festivals 

The Riverfront Jazz Festival spans the weekend with soulful performances by Erykah Badu, Louis Gossett, Raheem Devaughn, Jennifer Holliday, Tito Puente, Jr., and members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Tickets begin at $55. See the weekend lineup here

The Chocolate and Art Show is at Lofty Spaces Thursday through Saturday. The three-day event includes live music, artists, designers, street food, artisan chocolate, and more. 21 and up. Tickets are $15-20. 

The 13th annual DFW Free Day of Yoga is Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Main Street Garden Park in Downtown Dallas. The day brings mini classes from local teachers, live music, food and drinks, vendors, and more. See the schedule here

The first ever Dallas Reggae Fest is Saturday through Monday at Longhorn Ballroom. The lineup includes Culture feat. Kenyatta Hill, Etana, Busy Signal, Everton Blender, Watusi, Lion Heights, and more. There will also be family-friendly activities like food stands and art vendors. Tickets are $30, plus two non-perishable food items (the fest benefits North Texas Food Bank).

The Arab American Cultural Society hosts the 3rd annual Arab Texas Festival at Southfork Ranch on Saturday from 3 p.m. to midnight. The largest Arab festival in the USA will bring musical performances, dancing, food, art, cultural exhibits, a shopping bazaar, and a kid zone. Tickets are $25.

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