1500 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77010
Start the day slow with Yoga, then ease on into a kayak. Hit the trails for bike riding and walking and cool off at the Mist Tree or Gateway Fountain. Dine on the deck, enjoy the arts, play on the playground and put around on the putting green. There is all that and more at Discovery Green. Some entertainments have a nominal fee, but visiting the park is free. Parking is available on the street and the nearby parking garage.
215 Kip Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565
Date: Aug. 31, 2014
Kick off the National Football League season at Kemah Boardwalk on August 31, 2014 as you meet the Texans. Get to know your Texans NFL Ambassadors, cheerleaders and mascot while you play games, win prizes and get autographs at this fun-filled football event. While you are there, take advantage of all of the dining, amusement park attractions and entertainment available on Labor Day and everyday.
Houston, TX 77054
Are you ready for some football? Football season kicks off with this epic battle between Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M in the Labor Day Classic. Pick your seats carefully to make sure that Prairie View fans sit on the west side of the stadium and TSU fans on the east. Parking is $10 and tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com. But this isn’t just an epic battle between the teams, but between the bands too. You won’t want to go far from the halftime show.
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1 Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
Dates: Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, 2014
Whet your whistle Labor Day weekend in Galveston at the BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival, the largest craft beer festival in Texas. For adults only, ticket prices vary. But if you want to taste craft beer in Texas and meet the people who create it, it’s no work at all to head over to Galveston Island. Taste, test, attend seminars about brewing, eat and shop. No children are allowed for this adults-only Labor Day event and ticket prices start at $25 and $15 for designated drivers.
Why decide where you are going to go for Labor Day weekend when you can buy one CityPass and go to five of the best attractions that Houston has to offer. CityPass gives you admission to SpaceCenter Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or Kemah Boardwalk, and The Children’s Museum of Houston or the Museum of Fine Arts. Not only can you visit all five of these attractions, but you can take the whole weekend to do it and save over $40 on adult admission to these locations and over $30 on children’s admission. You also get to skip long lines and get other perks using the passes. Best of all, it takes all of the work out of your Labor Day play.
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