Is your budget holding you back from making Labor Day plans? We totally get it! There’s no need to break the bank this year! Los Angeles has a ton of cheap Labor Day activity options – so we put our tops choices below.
LA Fleet Week
Price: Free to the public
Date: August 29th – September 3rd
Live music, fireworks, dancing – this event is a home run for all ages. Just a half hour from LA, you can learn a little history, or catch the fireworks show. There are public ship tours during the day and fireworks at night! Our personal favorite is the laser show on Sunday night. This event has too many activities for just one day- so make sure to look at the schedule!
The Music Center’s DJ Nights & Dance DTLA
Date: Fridays until September 7th, DJ nights ( 9 pm to Midnight ) and Dance DTLA (7 pm – 10 pm)
Every Friday throughout the summer The Music Center hosts free dancing and music events! Friday, August 31st features DJ Nights – curated by Nosaj Thing. Extra bonus for Friday, September 9th: 90s Night! Get your dancing shoes out and hit the floor!
Santa Ana Park Night Market
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/203363500249078/
Price: $5.00 cash at the door
Date: August 31st – September 2nd
This is the Largest Asian inspired market in the country with over 250 vendors of food, music, games, and entertainment. You can even find an entire list of vendors on the website, if you’re looking to divide and conquer once you get there. Arrive before 7pm to avoid the big crowds!
Great Money Saving Tip: Click here to save a little money on select vendors with a Coupon Card!
Price: Free to enter
Date: September 1st – 3rd, 10am- 6pm.
Head to downtown Hermosa Beach to experience the Largest Arts and Crafts festival in Southern California. From jewelers to sculptors, this is the festival’s 46th year helping 300 artists promote their work. Along with the 1,000’s of crafts, there are tons of food vendors, a “Mommy Zone”, bike valet, and a kids area. Free parking and shuttle buses are provided for all attendees.
Did we miss one of your favorite events? Have you been to one of the events listed, and have a few tips for our readers? Comment below or message us! We want to hear from you!