For many, Labor Day marks the last hoorah of summer. After that, children go back to school and the routine of everyday life falls back into place. If you want to end summer with a bang, here are some fun Labor Day weekend festivities that are occurring in Los Angeles this year by hotels on Sunset Strip.
For some, nothing could be better than a weekend of enjoying some of the best food and wine that the city has to offer. If this sounds like you, then The Taste, sponsored by The Los Angeles Times is just for you. Through September 2nd through the 4th, there are a number of activities that you can participate in. For example, on Saturday, September 3rd, from 11am-2pm there is Field to Fork: an opportunity to try out delicious foods inspired by local California crops from some of the best chefs in Los Angeles. If you don’t know which event to choose, consider going to the Sunday Block Party from 11am-2pm. For more information about The Taste, visit www.events.latimes.com/taste
If you want your last summer hurrah to be at the beach, then the Fiesta Hermosa Labor Day Weekend event has your name written all over it. This is the 44th annual festival at Hermosa Beach and every year the family-friendly fun delivers. This is the largest arts and crafts fair in SoCal with nearly 300 artists showcasing their products. There is also a food court, a beer & wine garden, and even a live stage where you can listen to talented bands. For the kids, there is a Kiddie Carnival and so much more! Fiesta Hermosa will take place September 3rd-5th from 10am-6pm. For more information visit www.fiestahermosa.net
If you want to stick around Los Angeles, head to the LA County Fair that will be located at the Pomona Fairgrounds. The LA County Fair is your opportunity to enjoy all the fried foods you can handle. From deep fried snickers to deep fried ice cream, the LA County Fair has you covered. In addition to delicious food, there are fun activities that the whole family can enjoy such as the carnival rides are the all new Igloo, which will offer ice skating, sledding and more! The LA County Fair is from September 2-25th. Visit www.lacountyfair.com for more information.