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Labor Day DFW 2014


Find out what's happening for Labor Day in Dallas Fort Worth this year. Get in your last summer fun with these family-friendly fun ideas!



Below is our list of EDITOR'S PICKS for Top Labor Day Events.

You might also check out our Pools & Water Parks page to cool down and celebrate the end of summer or our
Dallas Day Trips page if you want to do some day-trippin' or have a week-end getaway.Visit our EVENT CALENDARS for more events over Labor Day week-end.

EDITOR'S PICKS for Top Labor Day Events:

Bedford Blues & BBQ Fest

Address:1951 L. Don Dodson, Bedford Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 30 - Sept 1 - Gates Open at 2pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$5 at the gates CASH ONLY

The Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival offers a unique experience for all the senses!
 No pets, coolers or tents. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Carnival with rides and games.

Cinema In the Circle Movies

Location:Beckert Park
Address:5044 Addison Circle Drive Addison, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Sat Aug 30 @ 8pm
Cost:FREE

Pack up your family, friends, and a blanket and enjoy some of your favorite adventure flicks under the Addison night sky! Cinema in the Circle offers free outdoor movies. August 30th - Fantastic 4

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - LAST WEEK-END!

Location:Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Address:2201 N. Field St. Dallas, TX 75201 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Through Sept 1, 2014

Walk the Earth with dinosaurs... If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could still be the domain of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs fascinate us so much, that many people wish they were still among us.

Dollar Days

Location:Dallas Arboretum
Address:8525 Garland Rd, Dallas Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:through Aug 31 @ 9am - 5pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:Admission Only $1/person!! 2 & under - Free

Join us for outstanding floral displays, exciting activities, amazing discounts and fun for the whole family this summer at the Dallas Arboretum. Don't miss $1 general garden admission during the entire month of August and free admission to the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden on Labor Day!  

Friday Night Fantastic Fireworks

Location:Lake Grapevine
Date/Hours:Friday Aug 29 @ 9:30pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:FREE

Celebrate the end of summer and enjoy a spectacular 12-minute Fireworks show. Fireworks can be seen from any Lake Grapevine park or even from your boat!

Hawaiian Falls Last Week-end

Location:The Colony, Garland, Mansfield & Roanoke
Address:4400 Paige Road The Colony, Texas 75056 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 29 - Sept 1 @10:30am - 6pm
Ages:All Ages

This is our LAST week-end of the season so join us for your final summer blast!

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

Location:Grapevine’s Grand Gallery
Address:636 S. Main Street Grapevine TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Through Sept 14, 2014

Add in some free family fun at the Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering . Human Plus exhibit offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low tech and high tech tools that extend human abilities. Human Plus was created by the New York Hall of Science in partnership with Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and the Quality of Life Technology Center with funding from the National Science Foundation. 

Labor at Main Event Entertainment

Address:9375 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 29 - Sept 1 @ Open - 4pm or 5pm - Close. Monday: open - 4pm.
Cost:$15.95/Person for the early session; $17.95/person later session

Bowling, Billiards, Laser Tag for $15.95 per person (Glow Golf, Rock Climbing and Gravity where applicable). 2 sessions available - see above for times.

Labor Day Train

Location:Cotton Belt Depot
Address:707 South Main Street Grapevine, TX 76051  Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Mon Sept 1. Trains start at 1pm

Bring the family out to enjoy a great train robbery on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad on Labor Day. Train departs at 1:00pm from the Grapevine Cotton Belt Train Depot and returns at 6:00pm.  Or hop aboard the Trinity River Run, departing the Fort Worth Stockyards Station at 3:15pm, returning to the Stockyards at 4:15pm. 

Lego Castle Adventure Exhibit

Location:American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum
Address:4601 Texas Highway 360 at FAA Road, Ft. Worth TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:through Sept 13th
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$7/Adults; $4/Seniors and Children ages 2-18 yrs; under 2- free

Enter the world of LEGO castles.  The Lego king and queen invite you to build a castle for the royal family.  Be a Knight or a Princess. Come see this fun exhibit before it ends!

Lego KidsFest

Location:Dallas Convention Center
Address:650 South Griffin Street Dallas, TX 75202 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 29 - 31, 2014
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$22/Adults; $20/Kids & Seniors; 2 & under - Free

LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests.

Safari Days

Location:Sharkarosa Wildlife Park
Address:11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Sat & Sun
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$12/Adults; $9.50/Kids 3-12 yrs; 2 & under - Free;

Meet & Greet the Animals, Safari Tram, Kids Bucket Train Ride & More! The last Safari Tram leaves at 4pm, so no one will be admitted to the ranch after 4pm. We recommend arriving no later than 2pm to ensure you are able to see all the animals at the front of the ranch and are able to ride the Safari Tram.

Strikz Labor Day

Location:Strikz Entertainment
Address:8789 Lebanon Road, Frisco Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 29 - Sept 1
Cost:$15.95/person/All Access Pass

Bring the family out for a Labor Day at Strikz! Early Bird Special or All Access Pass.

See website for details. 

West Fest

Address:1110 S Main Street, West, TX 76691 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Aug 29 - 31, 2014
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$8/Adults; $6/Kids 6-12 yrs; under 6 - Free

Family blend of food, culture, dance and just plain Czechoslovakian fun! The Westfest Parade is one of the biggest parades in Central Texas each year. Parade starts @ 10am Sat.  Enjoy live Country entertainment at the Westfest Preview Party featuring Texas Country Artist Wade Bowen.