Labor Day Festivities in San Diego

The first Monday of September, or as we all know it, Labor Day is the perfect reminder that summer is ending and fall is just around the corner. Labor Day is more than just a celebration of good weather and football season. Labor Day became about as a way to celebrate the American worker. So whether you’re celebrating at home or at the beach here are Labor Day celebration suggestions to make your 3-day weekend a memorable one.

Labor Day San Diego

US Sand Sculpting Challenge | September 2 – 5, 2016

Thousands of people from all over the country have come each year to see the master-class sculptors build beautiful 3-dimensional works of art. 11 master sculptors will carve “sand castles” for 4 days and 9 teams of 3 professional carvers will carve for 2 days. The event will also feature live entertainment, rides for kids, food trucks and cannon battles.

The Annual Barona Powwow | September 2 – 4, 2016

Join the Barona band of Mission Indians for a weekend full of culture, contest dancing, camping, drums, and cultural immersion. The event is free and appropriate for all ages.

Labor Day San Diego

Nighttime Zoo at the world famous San Diego Zoo | Now – September 5, 2016

This summer the San Diego zoo is celebrating its centennial year. Now until Sept. 5 evenings at the zoo will be filled with live music, special shows and lots of fun! A zoo like you’ve never seen before. Tickets can be purchased at the San Diego zoo website or at the ticket booth.

Summer Vibes at SeaWorld San Diego | Now – September 5, 2016

SeaWorld’s summer celebrations are in full swing as the park transforms after dark with extended summer hours and live entertainment, seasonal nighttime only shows, and fireworks. The park will also run as usual with its summer shows, entertainment, and rides. Tickets can be purchased on the SeaWorld website or at the ticket booth. The Summer Vibes event is more than appropriate for all ages.

Julian Grape Stomp Festa | September 3, 2016

Every September the city of Julian celebrates the harvest of the grapes with a real, grape stomp and Festa at the Menghini Winery. The festival provides two barrels for stomping, one for adults and the other for children. The event includes Italian music, dancing, stomping, wine tasting, and more. Tickets can be purchased on

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