While the temps will remain in the triple digits for a while longer here in the Phoenix area, it is time to celebrate the end of summer with Labor Day Weekend celebrations September 1-4, 2017. Check out this list of places to spend the 3-day weekend in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas….
W Scottsdale will host a series of parties that will take place on the rooftop pool deck Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4. Hotel guests and local residents can soak it up poolside when the WET Deck opens at 12 p.m. each day. W Scottsdale’s resident DJs will provide the soundtrack to the weekend’s “Let’s Flamingle” pool parties, featuring lawn games and tropical decor, complete with golden pineapples, pink flamingos and more. Ray Cache will kick off the WET Deck festivities on Friday afternoon. On Saturday, September 2, DJ Circle and DJ Valentine will perform, followed by Aaron Taylor and DJ Complex on Sunday, September 3. On Monday, September 4, Joey T will round out the pool party series. The parties are free for hotel guests and range from $10 to $20 for non-hotel guests.
Located on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape, LUSTRE Rooftop Bar is celebrating the long weekend with Tito’s Handmade Vodka specials and tastings, an outdoor barbecue all weekend, live music and giant pool toys for party-goers. Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4, the pool will open at 11am with live music by guest DJs. Guests can enjoy Tito’s Handmade Vodka specials, play with beach balls and giant pool toys, and more. The pool will be open to the public and there is no cover. For those looking to turn the weekend into a staycation, Hotel Palomar is also offering the 100 Days Of Summer package with room rates starting from $160 per night. The package includes 20 percent off the best available rate and a 20 percent discount at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails and LUSTRE Rooftop Bar.
The Scottsdale Resort
Locals looking to escape the heat without traveling far from home this Labor Day weekend can wrap up their summer in effortless style with one last staycation at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Enjoy rates from $99, three days of live poolside music from the Mark Long Band and a rock ‘n’ roll-themed movie classic, ‘Grease’ on Saturday night, after sunset. Guests can also enjoy a selection of backyard fun offerings like cornhole, life-size beer pong, horseshoes, bocce ball, ping pong and Guitar Hero. Refresh and refuel with spiked snow cones.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Get away without going away during Fairmont Scottsdale’s 7th Annual Labor Day Dreamcation weekend, where the resort transforms into the S.S. Princess cruise ship as we say ‘Bon Voyage’ to summer and sail to one of the top bucket list destinations of 2017: Cuba! September 1-4 immerse yourself in Cuba’s most memorable experiences, including American classic cars, Latin music, Cubano sandwiches and coffee, mojitos, salsa dancing, hand-rolled cigars and much more! Kids will enjoy finding island treasures, transforming into mermaids and world explorers and being inspired to move and play to the rhythms of Cuba. A 3-day resort package includes upgraded accommodations, VIP concert seating, and an exclusive daily happy hour.
Maya Day & Nightclub
Maya Day & Nightclub in Old Town Scottsdale will be celebrating Labor Day Weekend with parties all weekend long. The weekend will kick off with Australian producer and DJ Timmy Trumpet on Friday night, doors open at 10pm. On Sunday, American DJ and music producer TJR and electropop rock band Breathe Carolina will perform poolside, doors open at noon. On Labor Day Monday, American DJ and producer Julian Scanlan, known professionally as Slushii, will perform at Maya Dayclu, doors open at noon. Attendees must be 21 or older.
Talking Stick Resort
The summer Release pool parties at Talking Stick Resort will wrap up the 2017 season with 3 DJs over Labor Day Weekend. Swedish duo Dada Life will perform by the pool Saturday, September 2, tickets start at $25, doors open at 11am. One of the most well-known electronic DJs Tiesto will perform Sunday, September 3 during the day at the pool. Tickets start at $35 and doors open at 11am. Sunday night, electronic dance music icon Dash Berlin will perform indoors in The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort at 9 p.m. Ticket start at $25.