Labor Day is one of the most popular celebrations in the nation because it signals the ending of summer and honors workers. Austin Labor Day events are sure to please with various events including picnics, barbecues, fireworks, parades, parties, golfing, camping and fishing. No matter your interest, labor day events in Austin offer a weekend the whole family can enjoy. End your summer with a bang and check out these fun things to do in Austin.
Check Out These Austin Labor Day Events
This year on Lake Austin will be the inaugural Cowabunga Cruise. This 90s themed party will be from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Sunday September 6th. Get on board and enjoy great food, an open bar, a DJ and dancing, raffles, swimming and even a lip sync contest. Boarding will start at 12 pm. Tickets are $60 until August 24th and $65 after. At the door, tickets are $75 if it doesn’t sell out by then. There is also an after-party from 5 pm to 2 am at the Karma Lounge. The Party-Bargefest 2k15 is another great boat party on Lake Travis.
If you’re looking for some laughs this labor day, the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is seven days of live performances. There will be improv, sketch and stand-up comedy from all over the country. With 120 shows and 500 performers you can choose to watch all of it or just bits and pieces. There is also a mini-golf tournament! From September 1 to September 7 there will be performances and tickets at The Hideout Theatre (Upstairs and Downstairs), Coldtowne Theater, Stateside at the Paramount, The New Movement, The Velveeta Room, Spider House Ballroom, Austin Java and Google Fiber Space. This is one of the Austin Labor Day events that you will never forget. Tickets range in price from about $35 to $129.
Whether you’re looking for parties, laughs or just wanna have a good time, there are Labor day events in Austin perfect for you. For those athletes and exercise enthusiasts, the Tri-Rock Austin Triathlon is September 7 at the Palmer Events Center. The swim starts at the Stevie Ray Vaughn statue and the run ends along the Auditorium Shores. There is also a Free Day of Yoga. All ages are welcome. You will discover the benefits of yoga and meet friends. It’s a fun way to try something new. Switch it up this year and join the unique Austin Labor Day events.
Austin offers many attractions, shopping, outdoor recreation, golf, arts & culture, cycling, festivals and hill country. There isn’t anything in Austin Labor Day events that you won’t want to do. For classic picnic and barbecue parties this Labor Day, head to Emma Long Metropolitan Park, which includes swimming. There is also Pease Park with a playground and splash pad. Have a fun and safe Labor Day in Austin this year!