What to do for Labor Day weekend in Houston

Start the laundry or hit the dry cleaners; Labor Day The weekend is here, marking the final round for all your crisp white clothes. There’s no shortage of events in Bayou City this weekend, from a Megan thee Stallion-themed party at EaDo to $3 movies on national cinema day and fireworks at Kemah Boardwalk. Eat your way with specials on Thai cuisine at Kin Deecocktails at Patterson Park, or spend a whole day of fun (and ribs) at Barbecue in good company. Relax on the couch or listen to live music on your day off.

No matter what you choose, we’re here to help you decide. Here’s a roundup of our favorite Labor Day weekend events:

mid-autumn festival

Saturday September 3 | 11am-2pm | Asia Society Central Texas | Free

Say goodbye to summer at the Asia Society Mid-Autumn Festival. This family-friendly event will include a live art demonstration, storytelling, food, a market and numerous performances by artists and creators from the Asian diaspora.

Fest slab

Sunday September 4 | 4 p.m. | 13100 S Post Oak Rd | Free

Have you ever wanted to witness the beauty of Houston’s iconic cars in person? Your chance has finally come. This Sunday in southwest Houston, kids and adults alike can enjoy an H-Town tradition with live entertainment, decorated cars, a basketball court, mini-golf, drinks and more. The event is free and open to all.

Labor Day Live Music Festival

Sunday September 4 – Monday September 5 | 5pm-11pm | Southern Star Brewery | $10-20

Cultures collide this Sunday and Monday at Southern Star Brewing in Conroe. Catch live performances by rock, country and rap artists, including a tribute to country artist Luke Bryan and performances by Double Vision, DJ Michael 5000 Watts, Zorrie and many more. The festival will also feature food and merchandise vendors and drink specials.


Sunday September 4 | 9pm-2am | Paradise Palace

Hot girls unite! Megan thee Stallion’s first-ever party arrives at EaDo’s Paradise Palace ahead of Labor Day Monday. Hosted by DJ and Houston native Xio Ofiwe, better known by his stage name HYPERFEMME, the event will feature sets from fellow Texas female DJs, a twerking contest, custom drinks and exclusive merchandise. The party is 21 and over and admission is free until 10 p.m., $5 after 10 p.m. and $10 after 12 p.m.

Burger & Beer

Monday, September 5 | Heights & Co | $14

Spend Labor Day in the heights and enjoy a signature Bordeaux or a classic burger and cold break for just $14. Don’t fancy beer but want to spice things up? The restaurant’s $9 Jala-Pina Margarita cocktail is a perfect pick, featuring tequila, jalapeno, pineapple, guava, and agave. There’s also a special 12-year-old bourbon to try while supplies last.

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