Houston Labor Day Weekend 2023 Events - Top 10 Things to Do

Houston Labor Day Weekend 2023 Events – Top 10 Things to Do

Labor Day 2023 is almost here, and Houstonians are getting ready to celebrate!

Labor Day is traditionally observed as the unofficial end of summer, and in Houston, that means one thing: parties! From pool parties to concerts to festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during Labor Day weekend in Houston.

Labor Day in Houston, and in all of the USA, will take place on Monday, September 4, 2023. Expect plenty of Houston Labor Day events happening all across the city that you and your families can enjoy. We’ve done the work for you and found plenty of ways for you to celebrate Labor Day activities in Houston without the need to spend a ton of dough.


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the latest information. However, all information mentioned in this article is subject to change. As always, please confirm before heading out.

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Houston Labor Day Weekend 2023 Events – Top activities and fun things to do!

Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees

Houston Labor Day Weekend - Astros

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The 2022 World Champion Houston Astros face off against the Yankees in a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. The program will include a Friday Night fireworks display!

When: Friday, September 1, 2023 | 7:10 pm – onwards
Where: 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002
Tickets: Get the best tickets at the lowest price! 


Galveston Island Wine Festival

Galveston Island Wine Festival is moving to Moody Gardens in 2023! In addition to the festival, visitors can experience the Rainforests of the World, journey to new depths in the newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid, explore new worlds in the MG 3D and 4D Special Effects Theater, dive deep in 20,000 Leagues: An Interactive Adventure, and more!

When: Friday, September 1, 2023 – Sunday, September 3, 2023 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 8928, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How Much: Price depending on Accommodation


Galveston Family Beach Challenge at East Beach

Houston Labor Day Weekend - East Beach Galveston

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The challenge will transform a portion of Galveston East Beach into a gigantic obstacle course, allowing families to compete in life-size versions of classic games. The course includes 14 stations for kids and adults with eight new stations this year, including a bean bag game, a life-size battleship game, limbo, volley balloon, “beam” bag, giant Connect Four, and more. 

The event is free and participants will have a chance to win the grand prize of a $500 gift card plus tickets to popular Galveston attractions.

When: Sunday, September 3, 2023 | 10:00 am
Where: 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550
How Much: FREE


Houston Labor Day Weekend 2023 – Top 10 Events

Mozart By Moonlight on Labor Day Weekend

Mercury Chamber Orchestra presents Mozart By Moonlight featuring some of the composer’s most popular music. This performance will be accompanied by visual elements that will enhance the audience’s viewing and listening experience.

Experience a dreamy night under the stars filled with the melodious sounds of Mozart, including “A Little Night Music,” one of the most popular works of classical music of all time.

When: Saturday, September 2, 2023 | 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Where: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: FREE


Third Annual Texas Latino/a/x Contemporary Dance Festival on Labor Day Weekend

The Third Annual Texas Latino/a/x Contemporary Dance Festival returns for an exciting one-night showcase of celebrated Latinx choreographers from around the Lone Star State. The largest convening of dance makers of the Latinx diaspora in the Mid-America region, this year’s roster includes both emerging and established artists, as well as several first-time participants. 

When: Saturday, September 2, 2023 | 8:00 pm
Where: 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $15 in advance | $20 at the door


Kemah Boardwalk Labor Day Weekend in Houston and Fireworks

Houston Labor Day Weekend- Kemah Boardwalk

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End of Summer Fireworks!!! Come early and start your night with a thrill, enjoy the Boardwalk’s amusement rides, grab dinner, and then watch the night light up with their spectacular fireworks show!

When: Sunday, September 3, 2023 | 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565
How Much: Boardwalk Fantasea Fireworks Dinner Cruise at $99.99 | Boardwalk is FREE to attend and watch the fireworks. There is a parking fee.


Celebrate Labor Day in the Woodlands at the Waterway Square

Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor at Waterway Square on Sunday, September 3 with live music (Level One Band), children’s activities, strolling entertainment, pie-eating contests, and more!

When: Sunday, September 3, 2023 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380
How Much: FREE


Houston Labor Day Weekend 2023 Events – Top activities and fun things to do!

Labor Day Fun at LSFM

Say so long to summer with some amazing aircraft, out-of-this-world exhibits, and a phenomenal flight simulator. Lots of great fun and activities for the entire family too. And you can’t miss free hot dogs. While they last!

This event is included in your general admission and FREE for members!

When: Monday, September 4, 2023 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: 11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034
How Much: $10 admission for everyone – PLUS a free hot dog, chips, and drink while supplies last!


Labor Day Live Music at Citycentre

Come enjoy live music in the plaza every weekend! A new line-up with performance times is posted every week; enjoy a wide range of sounds, from smooth jazz to pop, and classic rock to country.

When: Monday, September 4, 2023 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: FREE


Heroes Again Boot Camp on Labor Day

Heroes Again is a partnership program with Fitmix Yoga & Latin Fitness Studio developed to offer a safe space for fitness and mental health. Our Heroes are veterans, community leaders, and fitness instructors. 

Everyone is welcome to participate. We are coming together to open a safe, fun, and energized space to have sincere conversations about mental health struggles, coping mechanisms, real-life stories, and resources. The goal is to get physically and mentally stronger together while we build an amazing community! 

When: Monday, September 4, 2023 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Bagby Park, 415 Gray St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: FREE


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