San Diego Labor Day Guide 2016


Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Omni La Costa is offering activities for all ages to finish summer off right, from dive-in movies at the pool and Paint & Sip classes, to a Labor Day Family Olympics.

Location: 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad

Date: September 2 – September 5

Time: Varies by activity

Price: Varies

Luau at SummerSalt Pool Lounge

A luau ticket includes an all-you-can eat Hawaiian lunch plate, and tiki cocktails will be on special at the bar.

Location: 1047 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp

Date: September 3

Time: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Price: $20

Beach Polo at Hotel del Coronado

Polo America will be hosting Beach Polo at Hotel del Coronado to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital. Come out for a weekend of polo matches, lessons, gourmet dining, and more.

Location: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado

Date: September 3 – September 4

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Price: $250 per person per day

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Take a staycation to enjoy s’mores, sailing lessons, dive-in movies, and more. Guests can drink cocktails while listening to live music at the Barefoot Bar & Grill.

Location: 1404 Vacation Road, Mission Bay

Date: September 3 – September 4

Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Andaz San Diego

Andaz San Diego is hosting an end of summer pool party with a live performance from musical duo No Regular Play.

Location: 600 F Street, Gaslamp

Date: September 4

Time: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Price: $15 (online) - $40 (at door)

Dallmann Fine Chocolates

Take a Chocolate 101 class on the different types of cacao and learn how Dallman’s makes their fine chocolate.

Location: 789 West Harbor Drive, Seaport Village

Date: September 4

Time: 4 p.m.

Price: $25 per person

San Diego Museum of Art

Bring the kids to the museum for Family Drop-In Day to take part in art projects inspired by the museum’s collection, family-friendly tours of the galleries, and games.

Location: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

Date: September 4

Time: 1 p.m.

Price: Free after admission ($15 for adults, free for youth under 17)

Indian Joe and the Chiefs performance at Seaport Village

Head over to the East Plaza Gazebo in Seaport Village to enjoy the toe tappin’ music of Joe and the Chiefs, who have been performing in San Diego for more than 35 years.

Location: 849 West Harbor Drive, Seaport Village

Date: September 5

Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Food & Drink

Bottega Americano All-Day Happy Hour

Labor Day Weekend marks the two-year anniversary for this East Village restaurant. Come celebrate with happy hour all day in the bar with 50% off Bottega signature cocktails and more.

Location: 1195 Island Avenue, East Village

Date: September 2 – September 4

Royal Stone Bistro

Brunch will be extended to Monday for Labor Day, so guests can stop by for the regular brunch dishes in addition to limited-time nectarine and summer berry flavored mimosas.

Location: 3401 First Avenue, Bankers Hill

Date: September 3 – September 5

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price: $8 - $14 per plate

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Celebrate summer with food and drinks by the pool with half off wines, $10 local beer flights, and $6 half a dozen oysters. Then finish the day with a view of the city and the classic cocktail Bubbles to the Top.

Location: 1 Market Place, Downtown

Date: September 3 – September 5

Price: varies

Searsucker San Diego

The three-day weekend means three days of brunch at Searsucker. The possibilities are endless with "Mimosas Your Way!"

Location: 611 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp

Date: September 3 – September 5

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Price: $22

Herringbone La Jolla

Indulge in brunch throughout the long weekend with endless rosé paired with plates, including soft shell crab Benedict or ricotta-stuffed French toast.

Location: 7837 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla

Date: September 3 – September 5

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price: $25

Red Card Café

The new Bay Park gastropub is offering brunch on Monday with a seasonally inspired "build your own mimosa" station with fresh flavors like strawberry, mango, peach, and blackberry.

Location: 4140 Morena Boulevard, Bay Park

Date: September 3 – September 5

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price: $8 - $16 per plate; mimosas $6+

Endless Summer Clambake

East Coast meets West Coast at BO-Beau. Enjoy lobster, mussels, shrimp, bratwurst, and more.

Location: 8384 La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa; 4996 West Point Loma Boulevard, Ocean Beach

Date: September 4 – September 8

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Price: $49.95 per couple, call 619-337-3445 for La Mesa or 619-224-2884 for Ocean Beach to reserve spot

End of Summer Luau

Celebrate the end of summer with a Labor Day Luau hosted by SEA180 Coastal Tavern. Enjoy Hawaiian dishes including mahi mahi, kalua pua’a, and carmelized pineapple upside down cake while watching fire dancers and listening to live music.

Location: 800 Seacoast Drive, Imperial Beach

Date: September 4

Time: 6 p.m. – 9:40 p.m.

Price: $59.95 per person, call 619-631-4949 to reserve

Fireside by The Patio

Labor Day brunch will feature a selection of salad, meat, and frittata stations as well as Labor Day-only cocktails.

Location: 2855 Perry Road, Liberty Station

Date: September 4

Time: 10 a.m.

Price: $25

Firehouse American Eatery + Lounge

Put on your captain’s hat for the yacht-themed party on the open-air rooftop. There will be an oyster bar, shrimp cocktails, and wine and champagne specials all day.

Location: 722 Grand Avenue, Pacific Beach

Date: September 5

Time: Until 4 p.m.

Price: $1 oysters, $5 wine spritzers, $10 shrimp cocktails

Tajima Piña Nigori Sake

Come enjoy a drink mix of pineapple juice and nigori sake served in a pineapple rind, as well as other specialty ramen and fresh Japanese fare at Tajima.

Location: All Tajima locations

Date: September 5

Price: $9

Searsucker Del Mar

Bottomless mimosas are a must on Labor Day during brunch at Searsucker Del Mar. Pair them with items like short rib hash, Neapolitan buttermilk pancakes, and croque madame.

Location: 12995 El Camino Real, Del Mar

Date: September 5

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price: $15

Hula Bay IPA

This is your last chance to enjoy the Hula Bay IPA crafted exclusively for Islands restaurants by Left Coast Brewer—brewed to last only through the end of summer.

Location: All Islands locations

Time: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (varies by location)

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