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Salt Lake City Labor Day Events



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. 28: The Head and The Heart at Twilight Concert Series
  • Aug. 29: Earth, Wind, and Fire at Red Butte Gardens
  • Aug. 30: Cross Strung at Homstead Resort (free)
  • Aug. 30: Keith Urban at USANA Amphitheater
  • Aug. 30: Vince Gill with The Time Jumpers at Deer Valley Resort
  • Aug. 30: The Slide Brothers at Canyons Resort

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.

Utah Utes Football

The Utes face a tough Pac-12 season in 2014. They begin their season Aug. 28 with a home game against Idaho State.

University of Utah Utes vs. Idaho State

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

TV: Pac-12 Network
Radio: ESPN 700

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. 1, 2014, 4 p.m.

6555 W. 2100 S.

Tickets $20, kids 5-12 $10

Snowbird's Oktoberfest

Courtesy Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Oktoberfest at Snowbird features music, dancing and traditional German cuisine. Enjoy a bratwurst and sauerkraut, apfelstrudel and more. Kids young and old can enjoy face painting, a caricature artist, inflatable rides, yo-yo demonstrations, clowns, music, balloons and other activities.

Saturday and Sundays, Aug. 16-Oct. 12, 2014
Noon-6 p.m.
Free admission

Labor Day Luau at Thanksgiving Point

Thanksgiving Point

Say aloha to summer with great food, leis, tiki torches, and live entertainment at the annual Labor Day Luau. The luau features dancing from various cultures of Polynesia including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand, Hawaii, and Tahiti, plus the ever-popular fire dancers.

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, 6-8:45 p.m.

Tickets $15-$27

Bring a blanket or low chair for seating

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