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Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and a last chance to enjoy summertime fun. Make the most of your holiday with these great Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.

Outdoor Concerts

Courtesy Deer Valley Resort

Beautiful summer weather continues into September in SLC, and so do outdoor summer concerts. Concerts for Labor Day weekend include the following:

  • Aug. 29 and 30: Chris Isaac at Sandy Amphitheater (free)
  • Aug. 30: Dancing Under the Moon Festival, Holladay Arts Council
  • Aug. 31: One Republic and Churchill at Deer Valley
  • Sept. 2: Rockstar Uproar Festival at USANA Amphitheater
  • Sept. 2: Murray Acoustic Music Festival

Kid-Friendly Museums and Attractions

Courtesy Lagoon

With the kids off school and adults off work, Labor Day weekend is a perfect time to visit SLC's best kid-friendly parks, museums and attractions.

Family-Friendly Hiking Trails

Photo by Flickr user scottks1

Fun, free and healthy - a family hike is one of my favorite Labor Day weekend activities.

Pools, Water Parks and Splash Pads

Cherry Hill

Stretch your summer fun this Labor Day weekend with one of the Salt Lake area's pools, water parks or splash pads.

Al Fresco Patio Dining

Tuscany SLC
Nothing is lovelier than a great meal outdoors in good weather. Here are some of the best bets for patio dining in the Salt Lake City area.

Salt Lake Farmer's Markets

Courtesy The Downtown Alliance

Pick up some fresh produce for your Labor Day barbecue at one of these great farmers markets held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays around the Salt Lake area.

Salt Lake Bees

Salt Lake Bees

The Salt Lake Bees celebrate Labor Day with a home stand against the Reno Aces, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

Spring Mobile Ballpark
77 W. 1300 S., Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
801-325-2273

Tickets $8-$24; see website or call for promotions

Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers

Photo by George Frey, Getty Images

Real Salt Lake hosts the Portland Timbers Labor Day weekend. If you haven't been to an RSL game at Rio Tinto Stadium, you're missing one of the state's most exciting sports events in one of its most beautiful venues.

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, 8 p.m.

Tickets $22-$125

Doomsday Trailer Races at Rocky Mountain Raceways

Rocky Mountain Raceways

A tornado has destroyed West Valley City . . . At least that's what it will look like after Rocky Mountain Raceways' annual trailer races are finished. Also featuring: Comcast Super Stocks, Hornets and Mini Cups.

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 6:15 p.m.

6555 W. 2100 S.
801-252-9557

Tickets $20-$25, kids 5-12 $10

The Rose Exposed

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Six performing arts companies join forces for an epic, second annual celebration of the best dance, theatre, and music in SLC during Labor Day Weekend. What do these 6 companies have in common? All call the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center home. Performing groups include the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Plan B Theatre Company, Pygmalion Theatre Company, Repertory Dance Theatre, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, and SB Dance. The groups will present a variety show Friday, Aug. 30, and free workshops Saturday, Aug. 31.

Aug. 30-31 2013

138 W. 100 S.
801-355-2787 or 888-451-2787

Daytime workshops are free, but a ticket is required. The evening performance is $15.

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