Labor Day Things to Do & Events

Your top things to do and local events for Labor Day Weekend in Jacksonville.

Early September means beautiful weather and “endless summer” in Jacksonville. Enjoy the Labor Day Holiday weekend with these top things to do:

1. Hit the Beach

Labor Day is a celebration and tribute to American workers, so enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation on our 22 miles of white sand beaches. Our guide to Jacksonville’s beaches shares everything you need to know for a successful day of sun and sand.

girl jumping on beach

2. Live it Up

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jason Aldean and Kid Rock, Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker Band and Blackberry Smoke are all part of Labor Day Weekend Stadium Concert Line-up on Sept. 2 at TIAA Bank Field.

In addition to performances, the all-day, all-night event will also feature food trucks, interactive games and more. Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com.

The stadium show will be a special homecoming for Lynyrd Skynyrd as the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers legacy began over 40 years ago in Northeast Florida. Their two-year Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour, produced by Live Nation. The TIAA Bank Field concert is being organized by Jaguars and Bold events in conjunction with the City of Jacksonville and stadium manager SMG.

3. Find Your Park

Our city is home to the largest urban park system in the U.S. and we’re close to some awesome national parks and preserves. If you’ve never been to Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve, this 46,000-acre area is home to gorgeous wetlands, salt marshes, and wildlife. When you visit Timucuan Preserve, be sure to tour the historic Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline too. Both are must-sees for history lovers and families.

parked bike in Hanna Park

4. Explore The Jax Ale Trail

Have you been to all of the breweries on the Jacksonville Ale Trail yet? Pick up a passport at one of our visitor centers either Downtown or at the Beach and collect stamps to win a prize! Rediscover old favorites and learn about the newest breweries in Jacksonville too!

Intuition Beer Flight

5. Rev the Engines

Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes centertakes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues like Veterans Memorial Arena, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, larger-than-life trucks to the limit.

For more inspiration on things to do this Labor Day weekend, visit our events calendar or stop by one of our visitor centers.

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