Though we’ll be enjoying Phoenix’s warm sunny skies for some time to come, summer unofficially comes to an end with the final three-day weekend of the season. Enjoy the holiday with these top things to do.
Hotels & Resorts
Spend a long weekend with craft cocktails, live music and refreshing dips in the pool. Plan your getaway with 15% off room rates, no code required. Enjoy a welcoming cheers with flavorful sangria, test your luck with Mezcal themed Bingo for your chance to win prizes or learn how to make signature pesto. Explore the resort on a history tour or start your morning off with a restoring yoga class.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Take advantage of 20% off room rates and plenty of activities for all to enjoy. Race down the high speed water slide for a chance to win prizes or get creative with craft kits, finger painting, cosmic colors and other art projects. Test your aim with a cornhole tournament or see how long you last in a water balloon contest. Parents can take time for themselves with a mixology class, indulge in a wine challenge or spend an afternoon relaxing at Spa Avania. Light up the night with laser tag, glow sticks and enjoy live music from local performers at Center Stage Bar.
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale
Labor Day Weekend at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
The Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix will be celebrating Labor Day weekend with a 5-7-9 Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm including $5 beers, $7 wines by the glass, $9 old fashioned, and $5-7 bites; in addition to house-smoked barbeque at Blue Hound Bar and Lounge this weekend only (available through Labor Day). On Friday night, (September 3rd) there will be live music by Clayton Trussell.
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
2 East Jefferson St., Phoenix
Labor Day Weekend at Hotel Valley Ho
Spend the long weekend at our colorful hideaway in Old Town Scottsdale. Take advantage of 10% off our best available rate when you pre-pay with the Advance Purchase Rate. Book a room or cabana and head to the OH Pool for entertainment on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. For a more tranquil experience, laze under the palms at the serene OHasis Pool. Visit ZuZu for brunch, dinner, cocktails, and live music. Treat yourself to a trio of spa treatments that are perfect for summer, including a Coco Beach Massage + Exfoliation, Coconut Papaya Facial, and Tropical Tea Pedicure.
Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
Catch a game in air-conditioned comfort when the D-backs take on the Seattle Mariners at Chase Field. Get your Diamondbacks tickets here.
401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Go Tubing on the Salt River
The Salt River is one of Greater Phoenix's classic summer activities. Learn more about the Salt River here, and go tubing on the weekend.
Arizona Salt River Tubing & Recreation
9200 N. Bush Highway, Mesa
This is the last weekly flashlight tour of the year! Guests beam their own flashlights along the self-paced trails to capture night-blooming plants and animals that chirp, whirr and flutter in the desert after dark. Nocturnal Garden explorers can experience a different adventure every night through activities promoting play, learning and adventure.
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Expect 150 dealer tables, all major sports cards and gaming cards, other collectibles, buy/sell/trade, raffles, concessions, and more at this two-day event for sports card fans.
Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West
860 N. Riverview, Mesa
Enjoy a relaxing train ride through Verde Canyon. Spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows. Individually packaged, freshly-made breakfast snacks; blueberry minimuffins and yogurt parfait with granola and fresh fruit, are served at your seats. Bottled water is available throughout the trip. Full bar service is available in every car. Bottled water is provided throughout the trip. All seating cars connect to open-air viewing platforms.
Verde Canyon Railroad
300 N. Broadway, Clarkdale
Roaring Fork will be celebrating the Labor Day holiday with extended happy hour pricing all night long from 4pm-close in the bar and saloon. Menu items include Chicken Tinga Tacos, Pork Wings, Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas and more.
4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale