From the start of our nation’s history, the achievements of American workers have played an important role in shaping our economic prosperity and diverse society. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is no exception, boasting strong industries including technology, transportation and manufacturing.
As summer comes to an unofficial end this Labor Day, make the most of the three-day weekend by attending some of our favorite festivals and activities across DFW. Whether spent with family or friends, there’s something for everyone this holiday weekend.
There’s no better place to spend a holiday than at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Enjoy $2 hot dogs and root beer floats as you take in the gorgeous scenery all weekend long. To celebrate the kickoff of college football, the Arboretum will show the Texas Tech/Ole Miss game on Saturday, The Blind Side on Sunday and Rudy on Monday.
Kicking off today, the Riverfront Jazz Festival brings together some of the biggest names in jazz, blues, R&B and soul music for an incredible three days. Including native Dallasite Erykah Badu, this music festival is guaranteed to be a moving and memorable time for all.
If you love good beer and live music, then Deep Ellum Brewing Company’s 7th Annual Labor of Love will be right up your alley. This popular festival features 30 teams vying for the title of the best homebrewed beer. Tickets must be purchased in advance online.
Whether you have kids or are a kid-at-heart, you won’t want to miss out on the Perot Museum’s inaugural Dino Fest. Meet Museum paleontologists, participate in dinosaur trivia, dig for fossils and create dinosaur-themed crafts for a “dinomite” good time.
College football season is officially underway across the country, with two powerhouse programs facing off at AT&T Stadium Sunday, Sept. 2. The LSU Tigers will take on the Miami Hurricanes in a game for the ages.