No Labor on Labor Day – Fun things to do in AZ for the long weekend

by Shea Homes Arizona on August 29, 2014


Where: Flagstaff

Who: Family Friendly

As the summer heat continues here in Arizona, many of you are probably thinking of staying in for Labor Day. Although this may be an option, there are many things to do that could get you out and about while staying cool. Whether it’s about the kids, spending time with your loved one or just being adventurous, Arizona has many options for you.1CCfair

With temperatures as low as 51 degrees at night, an easy way to escape the heat is to pack up the family and take a short drive up to Flagstaff. You and the family can see breathtaking views of Northern Arizona by visiting Snowbowl’s ski lift. For an easy $10-$15, you can take in what Northern Arizona has to offer. If the kids are too afraid of heights, heading over to the Coconino County Fair might be your best bet. Along with art and entertainment, the kids can enjoy a petting zoo, carnival rides and much more. The fair ends at 4pm, so plenty of time to make it back home.

Pool Parties

Where: Scottsdale

Who: Adults ages 21+2talkingstick

If you have decided to stay within the heart of Arizona, two of the hippest hotels have its doors wide open for splashing pool parties this Labor Day. At Maya Day and Nightclub, starting at 11am, 12 hours of pool side fun are waiting for you with DJ’s featuring Skam Artist and House Connection, and many more. If you need a place to have a little staycation, the W Scottsdale is also throwing a pool party Labor Day with doors opening at noon. Come from your luxurious room to the pool, and enjoy live performances. Joining the list of Arizona’s hottest pool parties also include Talking Stick Resort. Voted the Best Pool Party in 2013 by Arizona Foothills Magazine, this resort and casino has it all; food, games, and all the amenities you could ask for. Take your pick on where to stay cool by the pool.


Where: Phoenix

Who: Everyone3outlets

If you would love some good bargains after a summer of travel expenses, Phoenix Premium outlets are having a big Labor Day sale. You could receive 20%-50% off in select stores such as Cole Haan and Kate Spade New York. Get a head start on your fall and winter shopping and enjoy extended hours from 9am to 9pm, for an ultimate shopping experience without spending an enormous amount of money.

How will you spend your Labor Day? Even if you are relaxing at home in front of the TV, barbequing with the family, or just sleeping in, spend your Labor Day how you want. After all, the holiday is in honor of all working people so rejoice in a day devoted to all hard working souls!

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