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Summer days grow shorter, kids go back to school, and your commute becomes 30 minutes longer. Labor Day is traditionally celebrated on the first Monday in September.

Labor Day is to acknowledge the American workers and to protest the dangerous conditions they worked in during the Industrial Revolution.

To commemorate our workers, we found three local events to enjoy before the upcoming work week:

FlyOver Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip‘s NEWEST attraction, FlyOver Las Vegas, provides both adventure and refreshments on the Strip! Do you love a good adrenaline rush?

Take flight right on the strip. FlyOver provides the “feeling of flight” utilizing state-of-the-art technology.

Located next to the Hard Rock Café, you can Take Flight Right on the Strip, or find your way to The Lost Cactus Bar to enjoy a signature cocktail paired with a bite to eat.

Adult pricing starts at $34

Children pricing starts at $24

Find out more details HERE.

First Friday

Art, food, and friends… What more could you want on a relaxing Labor Day weekend? This year we are thrilled that First Friday falls around the same time.

Visitors and locals alike can experience 40 plus artists and the community they help foster!  Grab a tasty bite from one of Vegas‘ local 15 food truck vendors or dance to LIVE music happening on the block.

Need to know more about the artists or culture? Get all the details HERE.

Discovery Children’s Museum

Take the entire family on an adventure of knowledge through exploration and art.

Daily Discoveries September 4 – 10 Activities and events are subject to change. Check their website for current event status HERE.

Tickets cost $14.50 for GA

Nevada Residents cost $12.50

Come explore the Museum during Labor day to learn about unique community members and the job tasks assigned to them.

Possible events that may occur [ Saturday, September 4, 2021]

Color My World [ 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. ]

Age: 5 and younger

Join for storytime and color mixing experiments

Water, Color, Fun! [11 am]

Age: Level 3

Get ready for a guided painting experience

Inventions 101 – At the Science Bench [11:30 a.m.]

Age: Level 3

Learn about patented inventions

Theatre Games [1:00 p.m.]

Age: Level 1

Work together to create the basics of an unforgettable performance

Cody Gets Lost in the Desert Puppet Show [ 4:00 p.m.]

Ages: Level 1

 Sit down in the Riseman Family Theatre to watch Cody the Coyote search for his family and friends in the Mojave Desert

3D Printshop [ 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. ]

Ages 8 and up

See how a 3D printer works and get a free design software lesson

Price: $6 GA or $3

Pencil Boxes [ 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.]

Age 6 and up

Learn about laser technology. Create your own custom pencil box

Price: $10 GA or $5