Labor Day will be here before we know it and here are some of the fun happenings around San Diego!
San Diego’s favorite Gaslamp District party spot will be celebrating the last chance to sport white (don’t wear white after Labor Day) during their Labor Day weekend Wear White Party! They’re kicking things off on Sunday, September 1st at 9 p.m. with karaoke downstairs at ginger’s and DJ Schoeny spinning beats upstairs at 10 p.m. Guests can enjoy drink specials from Titto’s vodka all night long. Come back for the White Party brunch on Monday, September 2nd. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with live music by The Counterfeits at 11 a.m. Taste classic brunch dishes like the homemade Brown Ale Biscuits and Gravy with fried eggs and pork sausage links, and much more. barleymash also serves breakfast cocktails and Bloody Mary’s to keep you going after a long weekend spent celebrating!
600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego CA 92101
Join Park 101 in kicking off Labor Day Weekend, while also saying Aloha (bye) to summer, at their Luau on Thursday, August 29th! The fun begins at 4:00 p.m. with leis for all, tropical drink specials and authentic Hawaiian dishes such as a Sweet Chili Pineapple Wings, Tri Tip Loco Moco Sandwich, with rice and gravy, and Katsu Chicken and Spam Fried Rice. The eats are worthy of praise and the overall atmosphere mimics that of a true, Hawaiian Luau. Be sure to stick around for Polynesian dance performances and a fire show once the sun sets – Hawaiian shirts and island attire is encouraged! On Labor Day, head into Park 101 with the fam for delicious BBQ eats and cold drinks – they’re pet friendly, too, so bring your four legged companions.
3040 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad CA 92008
Raise a glass to the final days of summer during Miss B’s Coconut Club’s Labor Day Weekend celebration. On Saturday, August 31st enjoy specials on BBQ Sliders and Juneshine, a San Diego local Kombucha company, with flavors like Cucumber Mojito, Rosé, Acai Berry, Blood Orange Mint and Midnight Painkiller. On Sunday, September 1st, join in for an All White Brunch at Miss B’s, because this is technically the last day you can fashionably wear your white attire. Nosh on brunch bites and sip on cocktails like the Kale-ribbean Mimosa, with fresh kale, papaya and mango.
3704 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
North Park’s neighborhood restaurant and bar, Louisiana Purchase, is celebrating Labor Day by kicking off the weekend with a Burlesque Night on Friday, August 30th. There will be two shows, at 9:45 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., along with cocktail specials throughout the evening. On Monday, September 2nd, Louisiana Purchase will be a hosting a neighborhood fish fry and all are welcome to attend! The fish fry kicks off at 12 p.m. and executive chef Q will also be cooking up ribs and burgers.
2305 University Avenue, San Diego CA 92104
Epic San Diego summers deserve epic send-offs and Mavericks Beach Club will be hosting a one-of-a-kind Labor Day Luau on Sunday, September 1st, from Noon to 9:00 p.m. Head to the Pacific Beach popular hangout for entertainment, including the roasting of a full pig and hula dancers, delicious eats and tropical drink specials. This is sure to be one for the books, so you won’t want to miss out!
860 Garnet Avenue, San Diego CA 92109
Labor Day Pool Party at The Smoking Gun
This Labor Day weekend, don your beach attire and head to the bar! The Smoking Gun is hosting a mock pool party sure to make a splash. On Sunday September 1st between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., staff will be dressed in pool attire with a 70s/80s twist and a DJ spinning classic yacht rock to set the mood. Think Hall & Oats – “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do).” Watch the babes of Baywatch on any one of the TVs and sip on a $5 White Claw – because that’s what everyone is drinking these days. Other specials include bottomless mimosas, DoleWhip influenced slushy, Sex on the Beach, Hurricanes and grilled pineapple teriyaki double cheeseburger. Come back on Monday for their industry night special, where chef Andy Weiss will dish out a complimentary White (Crab) Claw Pasta to those who work in the biz. There will also be raffle prizes, drink specials and more from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.!
The Smoking Gun is located at 555 Market St. San Diego, CA 92102
Start your week on the right note with the help of Chula Vista’s newest German style beer hall, Tavern at the Vogue. The newly opened restaurant is recognizing that Mondays are the Wurst, and helping you get through the day with a sausage and beer special. Enjoy a stein of beer and a sausage of your choosing, served with peppers and sauerkraut, for just $10 all day long.
230 Third Avenue, Chula Vista
Labor Day Monday has been transformed into Oyster Monday at Beerfish, located on vibrant Adams Avenue in North Park. Celebrate the holiday by indulging in $1 Oysters, $4 Oyster Tacos, and $10 Oyster Rockefeller, available all day long. Soak in the beautiful summer weather on the patio, and enjoy the day off with the help of $5 select beers for Happy Hour, starting at 2:30 until 6 p.m.
2933 Adams Avenue, San Diego
On this Labor Day, $4 gets you totally loaded at Woodstock’s Pizza. Enjoy their signature Loaded Tots, smothered in cheese, bacon, onions, jalapenos, and served with a side of zesty red sauce or ranch or a 10-16-ounce craft beer of your choosing, for just $4. The offer is good at both the San Diego State University and Pacific Beach locations, as well as online—just mention the code LOADED.
6145 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego
1221 Garnet Avenue, San Diego
What better place to grab a cold one this Labor Day weekend than the local mecca for craft beer lovers? Found in Carlsbad, Pacific Beach and Oceanside, Barrel Republic is home to over 40 casks of coveted craft beer, wine, kombucha and hard seltzer that can be poured straight from the tap with the simple swipe of a wristband. When you’ve had your fill of frosty brews, feast on your hard-earned deal this Labor Day with Barrel Republic’s Burger Monday, promising the loaded, 100% chuck Barrel Burger and Fries with black wax cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and onion on a toasted brioche bun all for only $7!
2961 State Street, Carlsbad
215 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside
1261 Garnet Avenue, San Diego
Say cheers to Labor Day at Oceanside’s premier Mexican eatery- Jalisco Cantina. With an extensive selection of specialty margaritas, one-of-a-kind signature cocktails, and an impressive selection of some of the finest tequilas and mezcals in San Diego, no flavor palate is left out. You’ve worked hard enough, now it’s time to save some money on this Labor Day, as Jalisco Cantina is offering $5 beer, wine and margaritas all day long. Can’t wait to get the fun started? Jalisco Cantina is opening early for the holiday, starting at 11:30 a.m.
213 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside