In the United States, Labor Day is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. This year that is September 7th.
Labor Day is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country.
Are you looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend? We have put together a list of some of the different events happening across the state, maybe you will find something that you, and your family will enjoy!
• Coconino County Fair – Flagstaff
Fort Tuthill County Park
September 4 – 7
Enjoy fair food, carnival rides and games, live entertainment, youth livestock shows and auction, exhibitions, a demolition derby, a watermelon eating contest, a pie eating contest, and more!
• 30th Annual Faire on the Square – Prescott
Prescott Courthouse Plaza
September 5 – 7
One of the most outstanding arts and crafts shows in the southwest featuring 180 artisans and crafters selling fine art, jewelry, food, and more. Opens 9 AM daily.
• Kartchner Caverns State Park – Benson
Kartchner Caverns SP
Benson, AZ 85602
Save $10 all of September
Kartchner Caverns Coupons and Discounts. SAVE $10 with Promo code KEY on 2 Adult Cave Tour Tickets when you book online at AZStateParks.com
The Rotunda/Throne Tour is open in the month of September. Length: ½ mile. Time: 1½ hours. This tour has been open since 1999! It is half of a mile in length and takes approximately an hour and a half to complete, 50 minutes of which is underground. Discover the role that water plays in creating the caverns. You will see the discoverers’ original trail, 45,000-year-old bat guano, delicate formations and “Kubla Khan,” the largest column formation in Arizona.
• Harold’s Corral Hawaiian Luau – Cave Creek
Harold’s Cave Creek Corral
6895 E. Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Join Harold’s for an ultimate Hawaiian experience. There will be a Hawaiian luau buffet, two pig roasts, live Hawaiian dancers, live Reggae music, tropical cocktails, beach sand, tiki torches, flowers, leis & So Much More!! Tickets are available on their webpage.
• Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo – Whiteriver
September 1 – 7
Celebrate 90 years of the legendary Apache Cowboys. Experience an all-Indian rodeo, custom car show, volleyball tournament, strong man & women competition, baseball tournament, co-ed softball tournament, basketball tournaments, horseshoe tournament, bull riding challenge, royalty pageants, parade, All Indian Women’s Rodeo, food vendors, and more!
• Bush Valley Craft Club Craft Fair & Alpine Area Artisans Festival – Alpine
Alpine Community Center and Main Street
September 4 – 5
Bush Valley Craft Club Craft Fair – Alpine Community Center, 9 am – 3 pm and the Alpine Area Artisans Festival – Main Street, featuring paintings, baskets, jewelry, beading, wood works, collages, clay, quilting, antler art, glass works, photography, clothing, weaving, amulets, journals characters, furniture, & home décor, display and sale is original art done by local artists, 10 am – 4 pm.
Whatever it is you choose to do, we wish you a safe Labor Day weekend!