Who’s ready for a three-day weekend? It’s the first holiday of the school year, and we’re sure parents and students alike are already needing it.
Every year, Labor Day falls on the first Monday in September and celebrates the social + economic achievements of workers in the US. So sit back and relax because we rounded up local events + markets to get you through the long weekend.
Markets and food
Labor Day Brunch | Box Street Social, 632 Hemisfair Blvd. | Monday, Sep. 4 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Come for brunch and stay to shop local vendors with Texas Markets.
Labor Day Artisan Show | San Antonio River Walk | Friday, Sep. 1- Monday, Sep. 4 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Shop from over 40 local artists featuring pottery, textiles, jewelry, paintings, and more.
World Class Tournaments Arrival: After Party | Cherrity Bar, 302 Montana St. | Saturday, Sep. 2 | 6-11 p.m. | This local bar is hosting a free anime market featuring anime vendors, boba tea, video game tournaments, and more.
Labor Day Backyard BBQ | Camp 1604, 5535 N. Loop 1604 W. | Sunday, Sep. 3 | 6 p.m. | Come enjoy this 21+ party complete with a beer pong tournament (starts at 9 p.m.), $3 beer + hotdog combos, $5 frozen cocktails, and a live DJ.
Labor Day Celebration | Historic Market Square, 514 W. Commerce St. | Saturday, Sep. 2- Sunday Sep. 3 | Times vary | Hang out at this family-friendly event featuring live music, kid-friendly games, food, and more.
Labor Day Weekend Music Fest | Paper Tiger, 2410 N. Saint Mary’s St. | Saturday, Sep. 2 | 6 p.m. | Venture down to this local bar + music venue and check out Mary Maria, Dunwich Heroes, Darkness Emerged, and more.
SARR Labor Day Whine Run | Tuscany Venue, 16102 Old Fredericksburg Rd. | Monday, Sep. 4 | 7:30 a.m. | Celebrate the end of summer with 5K and 5-miler race with friends, Whining, and of course wine.