Take a load off! You deserve it. No matter what your idea of a perfect Labor Day weekend in Miami incluces, we’ve got you covered with our 2014 Miami Happening Labor Day Weekend Guide:
Free Miami Beach Volleyball Clinic
Friday, Aug. 29, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Margaret Pace Park, 1745 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami
Come out and enjoy the South Florida outdoors plus get your exercise while perfecting your beach volleyball skills. Taught by a seasoned volleyball coach, the clinic will include advice on perfecting your serve, spiking and moving around in the sand. Email [email protected] for more info.
Up Past Bedtime Kids’ Movie: “Finding Nemo”
7 p.m. Sunday at The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove; 305-442-6866. Admission: $5 ages 6 and up; $3 ages 2-5; under 2 free.
Teach the kids to love the great outdoors by plopping them in front of a huge screen al fresco at this family-friendly outdoor movie presentation of “Finding Nemo,” the story of a timid clownfish who leaves the safety of his home on the Great Barrier Reef to find his missing son. Flashlights are recommended and pets are not invited.
Free movies at Actors Playhouse: ‘E.T.’ on Labor Day weekend
Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Actors Playhouse is offering free movies once a month, with screenings of vintage films on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. While the movie screenings are free, you need tickets to attend. You can get your free movie tickets here or call 305-444-9293. Popular films may sell out in advance, so you may want to order early.
Sunday, August 31st, The Bass Museum of Art is located at 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 33139
Free for children and adults the last Sunday of most months, 2-4 p.m. This month’s activity is pin wheels.
Eat & Drink
The Butcher Shop
Monday at The Butcher Shop, 165 NW 23rd St., Miami
Labor Day Special Dish is pork wings glazed with Rekorderlig Wild Berries Cider and a summer salad with a cranberry and Rekorderlig Pear Cider dressing. $12.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday at OTC, 1250 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-4612
Start off September with $20 bottomless Mimosas and dishes like Korean Chicken N Waffles, Korean-style fried chicken, miso aioli, carrot slaw, pure maple syrup or The OTC Benedict – brioche toast, runny egg, crispy pork belly, sundried tomato and hollandaise.
Highway to Hops Tour
Saturday: 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT), Miami Brew Bus, Kush Wynwood, 2003 North Miami Avenue Wynwood, Fl 33127
The Highway to Hops Tour visits two breweries and a craft rum distillery every Saturday and Sunday. Pick up and drop off is at
Check in is at 11:30am where you will receive a complimentary beer by Daddy Brews and bus leaves at noon sharp! The ticket price includes behind the scenes tours of each brewery and insight into the brewing process. You will also receive a beer flight or pint of the brewery’s flagship beers, a pint glass to take home, and most importantly a safe ride! A choice of one signature cocktail is served at Miami Club Rum. Snacks and water are provided on board and we encourage you to bring or purchase growlers to fill at the breweries.
Miami Spa Month at the Intercontinental Hotel
Dates: Now through Aug. 31, 2014, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
The Intercontinental Hotel is a participating spa during Miami Spa Month and is offering spa treatments on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Get the Caipirinha massage (ginger and lime sugar scrub, coconut oil massage) for $99, an emerging organic radiance facial (50 minutes) or an Urban Warrior treatment (herbal compresses, lomilomi massage).
10 a.m. Saturday Aug. 30 at South Pointe Park, 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach.
Bring your floating rafts, inner-tubes, rubber tires, foam noodles – anything that floats – for a day of fun in the sun at Miami Beach.
Mastering Your Mental Experience Retreat
Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT), Pamuya Healing Sanctuary at 298 NE 87th Street, Miami, Fl. 33138
A full day workshop with clean eating, guided meditation, and therapy.
Take it all in
Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show
Friday, Aug 29 6:00pm, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach
The Miami Beach Convention Center is transformed into a home improvement paradise, featuring thousands of products and services for residential decorating, remodeling and home improvements indoors and out, during Labor Day Weekend. Attendees can shop, compare products, get advice from experts and buy at special show prices.
Cooking Class with Cheft Dustin Ward
2:30 p.m. Saturday at BLT Prime Miami, 4400 NW 87th Ave. (Trump National), Doral; 305-591-6606. $50.
Includes cooking demo, three-course meal and beverages.
Native Bird Festival
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday at Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S Flamingo Rd., Davie; www.flamingogardens.org or 954-473-2955; Half-Price Day admission: Ages 12 and up $9, ages 3-11 $5, children 2 or younger and members are free.
Experience the birds that make Florida their home with live bird presentations and aviary tours, pick up birding tips from expert Paddy Cunningham of Birding Adventures then visit with the Sierra Club, Audubon Society and other wildlife organization booths to learn more about Florida’s wild inhabitants and habitats. Bonus: Labor Day is a Half-Price Day.
South Beach Bike Week
Hog lovers roar into South Beach for the second annual South Beach Bike Week with a “Biker Village” featuring vendors, a bike show, live music, tattoo artists and other motorcycle-related fun plus parties and events for those who were born to ride.
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Tenth Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; www.southbeachbikeweek.com.
FE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival
7-11 p.m. Friday at Viernes Culturals, 1637 SW Eighth St.; 8:30 p.m. at the Koubek Center, 2705 SW Third St., Miami
Watch as some of the most dynamic Afro-Cuban dancers show off their moves at this annual festival during a free street performance at the monthly Viernes Culturales event and at a variety of exciting dance and drumming workshops, culminating with a gala performance Saturday night.
Free Tours at PAMM
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) offers free exhibition tours on Labor Day at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. led by museum guides plus visitors who arrive to PAMM by Metromover on Monday [Sept. 1] will receive free museum admission.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday at Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami; www.pamm.org. Admission: Adults $12; seniors (62+ with ID), students (with ID) and youth (ages 7-18) $8; members, children (under 6) and Active U.S. Military (with ID) free.
Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets
Catch The Fish as they take on the New York Mets on Labor Day.
1:10 p.m. Monday at Marlins Park, 1380 NW Sixth St., Miami; $15-$225.
Miami Nice 2014 Annual Labor Day Weekend All White Attire Yacht Party
Saturday, Aug 30 11:30pm, South Beach Lady Yacht, Miami
This Is A Ticket Only Event & Tickets For This Event Will Sell Out Fast.
Fedde Le Grand “Labor Day Weekend”
Saturday, Aug 30 10:00pm, Club Space, Miami
Held on The Terrace.
Labor Day Weekend with Borgore
Friday, Aug 29 11:00pm, Mansion, Miami Beach
A dubstep producer and vocalist irreverent enough to pen a tune called “Act Like a Ho” (“but first do the dishes”), Asaf Borger, aka Borgore, debuted in 2010 with three EPs that were crude both lyrically and sonically. Ice Cream (featuring “Act Like a Ho” as a B-side) was issued on Trill Bass, while Borgore Ruined Dubstep and Borgore Ruined Dubstep, Pt. 2 were the first releases on Borger’s Buygore label. A fourth Borgore EP, Delicious, was released the following year, while Buygore remained active with other releases from Tomba, Bare, and Bare Noize. He released Filthiest Hits. Super Fridays at Mansion Nightclub in Miami Beach presents Borgore.
The Macsters – Labor Day Rock Weekend Bash
Friday, Aug 29 9:00pm, Will Call Miami, Miami
Rock the Yacht Labor Day Weekend Party Cruse
Sunday, Aug 31 5:00pm, Bayfront Park, Miami
Labor Day Weekend at Delano
Friday, Aug 29 11:00p, Delano Hotel, Miami Beach
Notes from the Underground perform at FDR on Friday evening plus live set by Lorenzo Dada.
Wet Pool Party Labor Day Weekend
Sunday, Aug 31 1:00p, Congress Hotel South Beach Miami, Miami Beach
#WET (wĕt) – Has quickly risen to become one of Miamis premier pool party experiences! #WET events boasts a flurry of chart topping artists, elusive celebrities, professional athletes, top fashion, and more.
Summer Daze Labor Day Weekend Edition
Saturday, Aug 30 1:00pm, Surfcomber Hotel, Miami Beach
Ranked the #3 pool party on South Beach, “Summer Daze” brings a backyard pool party vibe to the sands of Sobe and creates an environment like nothing currently found in the Magic City. This up-coming “Summer Daze” will be one for the books as we welcome two Legends to add to the excitement. Red Rabbit Presents is proud to announce that we will be joined by one of the music industries biggest producers, the one and only, Just Blaze! Alongside Just Blaze, will be world-renowned turntablist, DJ Craze! With Sluggers, Mike Russ, and more rounding out this star studded lineup, there really is only one place to be this Labor Day Weekend in Miami… “Summer Daze” at The Surfcomber with Red Rabbit Presents.
Labor Day Weekend 8.29.14 The LOX Meet x Greet At The Showroom By 8and9
Friday, Aug 29 6:00pm, 8and9 Showroom, Miami
Comedy Inn | Labor Day Festival! 3 Shows!
Saturday, Aug 30 8:00p, Comedy Inn, Miami
Miami’s Hottest Stand-Up Comedy Venue returns for its 4th Year with a special Labor Day Comedy Weekend Festival.
$10 Neighbor Days at Jungle Island
Saturday, Aug 30 10:00am, Jungle Island, Miami
This Labor Day weekend, celebrate the end of summer with Jungle Island’s best deal yet – $10 Neighbor Days.
Baccanali Miami Rooftop Pool Party
Saturday, Aug 30 12:00pm, Dream South Beach Hotel, Miami Beach
Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 12-8 PM: MegaCity Events presents Baccanali Ibiza in Miami ! Labor Day Weekend Rooftop Pool Party at Dream South Beach (Hotel) with a Maria Lepe Swimwear Fashion show.