Make sure your summer goes out with a bang this year – spend Labor Day Weekend in Los Angeles and you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time.
If you’re looking for Los Angeles Labor Day Weekend 2018 ideas, check out some of these local activities and fun things do in Los Angeles in September, including…
L.A. Wine & Food Festival
August 22 – 26, 2018
Enjoy four days of wine tasting, food sampling, live music and more at the sixth annual L.A. Wine & Food Festival.
Special events like demonstrations and seminars are located throughout town, with other occurrences like lunches, performances, and celebrity chef appearances at still more venues.
Getting In: Admission to the L.A. Food & Wine Festival is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Los Angeles Card. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, please visit the attraction website.
626 Night Market
August 31-September 2, 2018
Santa Anita Park
Summer 2018 marks this event’s seventh year running with tons more to see and do.
This is another perfect event for the foodies, especially those who love “doing it for the insta.”
Enjoy a late-night festival celebrating food, drink, music, film, art, and so much more.
While kids may enjoy some of the event, it’s definitely intended for adults – it doesn’t end until 1 am, in true L.A. fashion!
Getting In: Admission to 626 Night Market is free.
L.A. County Fair
Opening weekend: August 31- September 3, 2018
1101 W. McKinley Avenue
Making its debut on Labor Day Weekend, the popular L.A. County Fair has a little bit of something for everyone.
Like most county fairs, it was originally designed as an agricultural festival; things like livestock beauty contests and fresh local produce attest to that heritage.
But you’ll also find fun modern events like dance performances, wine tastings, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, and more.
Getting In: Admission to the L.A. County Fair is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Los Angeles Card. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, please visit the event website.
August 31-September 3, 2018
Paramount Pictures Studio Backlot
783 N. Van Ness St
Yet another food-centric event, the Taste is a great Hollywood attraction for just about everyone.
Sip, savor, and celebrate with food and beer samples, cooking demonstrations, mixologist demonstrations, wine tastings, and even special competitions. Remember to come with an empty stomach!
Getting In: Admission to the Taste is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Los Angeles Card. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, please visit the event website.
Head to Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier and help the kids burn off some energy by taking them to enjoy a classic theme park or adventure park.
Enjoy a ride on the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel, play some classic arcade games, and then stroll the boardwalk.
Getting In: Pacific Park tickets are included with the Go Los Angeles Card.
Whale Watching Cruises
Take a break from the heat with a venture far out into the ocean to explore the great waters of the Pacific and its magnificent creatures.
The whole family will love the rare chance to see majestic whales and dolphin in the wild. Plus, who doesn’t want to spend a few hours on a relaxing cruise?
Getting In: Newport Landing Whale Watching tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card. There are also cruises available in San Pedro and Long Beach.