What to do in Vegas Labor Day Weekend?

While September may mark the end of summer for some, out here in Las Vegas, the season is still going strong. In fact, Labor Day isn’t the end of the summertime entertainment and a return to normalcy. It’s the start of a new season of dancing, dining, and drinking.

If you’re eyeing up Sin City for your Labor Day activities, we have some tips to ensure you have the best weekend possible.

From how you should pack to the parties to watch out for and attractions worth visiting, here is your guide to a fantastic Vegas Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day Weekend in Las Vegas - What to Do

What’s the Weather Like?

Many pockets of the country are typically cooling down by the time September rolls around. It’s still not cool, but it’s not “peak of summer” hot. Well, the same can’t quite be said about Vegas.

If you’re in the Nevada desert for Labor Day weekend, prepare for high temperatures.

The highs for Labor Day weekend can still get to as high as 100° F. It may hover closer to 95° F, but on a dry day with no clouds in the sky, that can feel hotter than you expect. Are you worried about a little rain? Even though it’s still technically monsoon season, there’s often a very low chance of rain. And if it does rain, it clears up very quickly.

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How Should I Dress?

With those temperatures in mind, you’re probably mentally scanning your wardrobe.

Dress in lightweight fabrics and light colors. If you’re wearing sandals, make sure the bottom is thick enough to keep your feet away from the asphalt. We also don’t recommend rubber flip-flops, especially if the weather isn’t cooperating and it’s very hot, as they can melt. 

Labor Day Weekend events, shows, activities

Vegas Labor Day Weekend Concerts and Performances?

Since you’re not in your backyard barbecuing, you’ll be looking for some high-energy entertainment. Here’s a quick breakdown of concerts and shows running that weekend:

August 31

  • Shania Twain at Bakkt Theater, Planet Hollywood
  • Martin Garrix at Wet Republic, MGM Grand
  • The Killers Live at Colosseum, Caesars Palace
  • Bruno Mars at Dolby Live
  • Christina Aguilera at Voltaire, Venetian
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September 1

  • Shania Twain at Bakkt Theater, Planet Hollywood
  • The Killers Live at Colosseum, Caesars Palace
  • Bruno Mars at Dolby Live

September 2

  • Shania Twain at Bakkt Theater, Planet Hollywood

Are you a sports fan?

Then come on down to the Las Vegas Ballpark on South Pavilion Center Drive to catch the Las Vegas Aviators take on the Salt Lake Bees on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and the Seattle Storm on Saturday.

Las Vegas Pool Parties during Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Pool Parties

Want to enjoy your Labor Day in the sun?

We have a few recommendations for Vegas’ best pool parties running all weekend long. Taking place at top-rated venues, these pool parties are headlined by premier talent.

Tip: Explore Memorial Day Weekend Pool Parties

TAO Beach at The Venetian, DRAI’S Beach Club atop The Coldwell, and Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan are always good for a memorable party, and each venue kicks up the energy for Labor Day weekend. Being a holiday weekend, it’s recommended that you book a VIP service ahead of time. Else you risk being stuck at the door while everyone swims and parties the days away.

The full list of pool parties hosting Labor Day weekend events is:

  • AYU Dayclub (Resorts World)
  • Daylight Beach Club (Mandalay Bay)
  • Drais Beachclub (The Coldwell)
  • Encore Beach Club (The Wynn)
  • LIQUID Pool Lounge (ARIA)
  • Marquee Dayclub (The Cosmopolitan)
  • TAO Beach (The Venetian)
  • Wet Republic (MGM Grand)

You can still enjoy many of the fantastic resort pools in Vegas and avoid the large crowds and cover charges that come with the pool events during Labor day weekend.

Recommended Vegas Attractions for Labor Day Weekend

It may be a holiday weekend, but the city’s attractions tend to keep running. We recommend trying to squeeze the following into your very busy weekend.

Fremont Street Experience

With the temperatures tapering off at night, it’s a good time to hit Downtown Las Vegas and witness the brilliance of the Fremont Street Experience.

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Grab a drink and marvel at the 49.3 million LED lights that bring the overhead Viva Vision show to life.

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View of the High Roller Observation Wheel at Night

High Roller

For when you want to see all of Vegas.

The High Roller stretches 550-feet above the Strip, offering wonderful views of the valley, the glimmering lights, and now the stunning Sphere. The 30-minute ride is best experienced at night.

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Eiffel Tower Experience

One of the best views in Las Vegas is from the 541-foot-tall viewing deck of the Eiffel Tower.

Standing in front of the Paris Las Vegas, the tower overlooks much of the main stretch of the Strip, including a prime view of the Fountains of Bellagio.

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Area 15

A sensory experience unlike any other, Area 15 is a trip off this world and into a great unknown, complete with immersive art exhibits, a selection of food and beverages in some of the most outlandish settings, and hands-on entertainment like the onsite bar and arcade, rides, and Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart. 

Book Your Weekend ASAP

If you intend to party in Vegas during Labor Day weekend, you’ll want to make reservations or book a VIP experience before making the trip.

A holiday weekend in the city will come with crowds, and it’s always best to plan ahead.  


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