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Laze away at these 6 local Labor Day weekend events

From races to rodeos, there’s something for everyone this weekend.


Wake up with a sunrise run along the Trinity + take in the colorful murals on the bridges.

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Monday, Sept. 4 is Labor Day — an annual federal holiday, first designated in 1894, that honors the contributions of workers in America. We’ve all been working hard through these hot summer months, so we’d recommend dropping by one of these six local events to celebrate the time off.


The Stockyards Giddy Up & Go! weekend festival has something for everyone.

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All weekend

Giddy Up & Go! | Stockyards
Now through Monday, Sept. 4, celebrate with five thrilling rodeos, live music, lawn games + giveaways. Plus, shop Kendra Scott’s interactive Yellow Rose experience with a jewelry collection commemorating Texas heritage.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Let’s Go Girls | Hotel Drover
Grab your gal pals and shop while you sip on hand-crafted cocktails 7-9 p.m. as part of the hotel’s Backyard Unplugged summer series.

Sunday, Sept. 3

Gospel Brunch & Social | Tannahill’s Tavern & Music Hall
Get there early for a brunch buffet at 12 p.m. with a gospel performance starting at 12:30 p.m. Make sure to shop the grand opening of the Love Collection with complimentary embroidery and frozen margaritas until 4 p.m.


Stop by Tannahill’s Tavern for songs, sips, and sweet new finds.

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Monday, Sept. 4

Labor Day 5K | Trinity Park Pavilion 1
Join the Fort Worth Runners Club for the 28th annual race at 8 a.m. with a free kids 1K fun run at 7:30 a.m. Participants are eligible to win a $50 Luke’s Locker gift card.

Labor Fest | The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion
Hosted by Tarrant County AFL-CIO, the festival will have live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and a kid-friendly zone with face painting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pro tip: Bring a union ID to get discounts on food.

Classic Car Show | Lynn Smith Chevrolet, Burleson
Say goodbye to summer with a free festival featuring stunning vintage cars, barbecue + drinks from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.