Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and Miami is one of the hottest destinations to celebrate this three-day weekend. Labor Day falls on the first Monday of September every year, which is September 4 in 2023. This federal holiday honors the contributions and achievements of American workers. With beautiful beaches, an energetic nightlife, delicious restaurants, and plenty of events, Miami has something for everyone over Labor Day weekend 2023. Here are some of the top places in Miami to enjoy Labor Day weekend this year.
Hit the Beach
With miles of white sand beaches and crystal blue water, Miami’s beaches are ideal for relaxing and soaking up the sun over Labor Day weekend. Hot spots like South Beach, Miami Beach, and Key Biscayne offer ample space to stake out a spot on the sand. Be sure to arrive early to secure beachfront real estate and enjoy beachside amenities like umbrellas, chair rentals, food stands, and beach bars.
Party at Nightclubs
Miami is renowned for its lively nightlife, which hits its peak over holidays like Labor Day. Head to hot spots like LIV Nightclub, Story, and Basement for the ultimate Miami clubbing experience. Score tickets in advance as the lines will be long for these in-demand clubs. Go VIP for a table with bottle service if you want to party in serious style.
Boyz II Men Miami Concert Labor Day Weekend at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Boyz II Men, the groundbreaking GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal group, consisting of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman, will make their triumphant return to Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Friday, September 1, at 8 p.m. The concert marks the group’s third collaboration with BleauLive and will be held inside Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s famed LIV™ – an intimate nightlife setting that will immerse audience members in the group’s iconic sound and hits that include “Motownphilly,” “On Bended Knee,” and “I’ll Make Love to You.”
Attend Concerts and Festivals
From EDM festivals to live music, Miami has a packed lineup of concerts and festivals over Labor Day weekend 2023. The North Beach Music & Food Festival takes over the sands of North Beach with live performances from major acts. Or check out the DJs at the Labor Day Weekend Electronic Music Festival at Mana Wynwood. The Chopin Foundation’s Stars of Today is a can’t-miss concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center.
Dine at Restaurants
Miami’s dining scene shines over Labor Day weekend. For a memorable meal, snag a reservation at one of Miami’s many celebrity chef hot spots like Papi Steak, Michy’s, or Carbone. Or enjoy fresh seafood along the waterfront at restaurants like Milos Miami, Ocean Grill, and Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish Market. Take advantage of Miami Spice restaurant month in August/September for special prix fixe menus.
Labor Day Weekend @ ZeyZey
Join the excitement this Labor Day weekend at ZeyZey, the new community-driven music venue and cultural hotspot featuring a curated beverage program and rotating food vendors from local chefs in Little Haiti. This year, ZeyZey is hosting a variety of live music performances like LA LOM “The Los Angeles League Of Musicians” Miami debut and interactive community events like “Pottery for Plants” ceramics making class hosted by OCISLY Cermamics. Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply looking for a memorable way to celebrate Labor Day, ZeyZey has you covered!
At ZeyZey’s guests can immerse themselves in global sounds cultivated by Grassfed Culture Hospitality (the team behind Michelin-rated Los Félix and Krüs) in partnership with Isabella Acker of Tigre Sounds, the Miami-based independent record label and musical discovery platform for citizens of the world. Every week ZeyZey will host outdoor live performances every Friday and Saturday, vinyl DJs, and groovy and electronic dance parties in the disco, as well as special events on Thursday evenings. In addition, they will host monthly residencies with beloved hometown DJ’s and local acts, and also welcome some of Miami’s favorite established parties and DJ collectives from around the world. Guests can RSVP through ZeyZey’s ShotGun.Live link HERE.
Soleil Saturdays Launches Labor Day Weekend at The Goodtime Hotel
Just in time for Labor Day weekend, The Pool at Strawberry Moon presents Soleil Saturdays – a brand new celebrity DJ series presented by Tequila Casa Del Sol. Each Saturday, hotel guests and visitors ages 21 and over are welcome to let loose and enjoy high-energy pool parties, tunes from a spectacular lineup of DJs, along with delicious dishes and cocktails from Strawberry Moon. As the ultimate destination for sun, fun, and entertainment, The Goodtime Hotel’s vibrant, retro vibe promises guests a plethora of good times poolside with two bars, private cabanas, and its upcoming Soleil Saturdays live sets, including: Saturday, September 2nd (Labor Day Weekend) – Two Friends. Ticket prices start at $40 for General Admission; Link to Tickets HERE
Baia Beach Club at Mondrian South Beach
Savor the Holiday weekend lounging in luxury at Baia Beach Club, the tropical waterfront oasis located at the iconic Mondrian South Beach. Kick the weekend celebration off with specialty sips and BBQ bites, served poolside while basking in the glorious South Florida sun and enjoying live DJ sounds. All weekend, guests can indulge in a special Labor Day menu featuring an array of delicious favorites like the mouthwatering Steak Sandwich, homestyle Louisiana Fried Chicken Sandwich or a Messy Burger, lovingly crafted with two Burger Patties, Munster Cheese, Chorizo, Caramelized Onions, Remoulade, Tomato, and served on a buttery Brioche Bun. When its time to cheers, sip on refreshing Ketel One Botanical Spritzers (5 for $30), heavenly Pina Coladas infused with Brugal 1888 ($12), Brugal 1888 bottles ($100); or choose from an array of refreshing cocktail offerings from Baia Beach Club’s heavenly cocktail menu. For the ultimate luxury, book a chic cabana or cozy daybed to lounge the holiday away in style.
With a front row seat to picturesque views of Miami’s magnificent cityscape, Baia Beach Club makes for an unforgettable Labor Day in the Magic City. Baia Beach Club will be offering Labor Day specials Saturday, Sunday & Monday of Labor Day Weekend. Make cabana reservations here.
Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami
Savor the final moments of Summer at Miami’s cult-favorite, award-winning bar, Broken Shaker, located at the beloved Freehand Miami. In celebration of the long weekend, indulge in tasteful bites and inventive, Insta-worthy cocktails for the perfect casual yet chic Labor Day celebration. Enjoy light bites such as the Guacamole y Chicharrones, mouthwatering Shawarma fries or tasty Street Tacos and to quench your thirst, sip on a specialty Labor Day Punch cocktail or choose from an array of sips from the bar’s ingenious cocktail menu while effortlessly lounging with views of the luscious, tropical pool deck. Full menu here, cocktail menu here,
Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach
Experience a Labor Day weekend of unparalleled luxury and excitement at Hyde Beach, the iconic daylife oceanfront oasis nestled within the elegant SLS South Beach. In a remarkable collaboration with GUESS, Hyde Beach presents a grand closing party this Labor Day weekend, marking the end of its month-long co-hosted SLS Sundays event. Immerse yourself in a world of indulgence and style as you sip from a fine selection of spirits, champagne, and savor Katsuya-inspired cuisine. While you relax poolside, surrounded by GUESS towels and pillows that adorn VIP cabanas, allow the vibrant ambiance to captivate you as the staff don playful GUESS bikinis. Embrace the epitome of thrill, leisure, and fashion-forward spirit that captures the essence of South Beach’s energy at this exquisite event.
BEAKER & GRAY
Lost Boy Dry Goods
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
With endless options for food, fun, relaxation and entertainment, Miami tops the list of places to be on Labor Day weekend 2023. The beaches, parties and events give travelers something fabulous to do every day of the long holiday weekend.
Start planning your Miami Labor Day weekend getaway now!