How to Spend Labor Day 2021 in Scottsdale

How to Spend Labor Day 2021 in Scottsdale

  • 08/23/21
How will you spend Labor Day 2021 in Scottsdale? If you’re like many locals, you’ll check out one of these great events or spectacular places in and around the city.

How to Spend Labor Day 2021 in Scottsdale

Labor Day falls on Monday, September 6 this year – and that may mean you have a long, four-day weekend to relax starting on Friday, September 3. Check out these fabulous happenings in and around Scottsdale for Labor Day 2021:
  • Flashlight Nights tours at Desert Botanical Garden
  • Take a tour through DETOURS American West
  • Verde Canyon Railroad
  • The Plaza’s Labor Day Party
Here’s a closer look at each.

Flashlight Nights Tours at Desert Botanical Garden

Take a self-guided walking tour under the Flashlight Nights program at Desert Botanical Garden. Guests of all ages can see night-blooming plants and desert creatures that only come out after the sun goes down, plus enjoy the night farmers’ market.

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Take a Tour Through Detours American West

Check out a private or public tour through DETOURS American West, which you can customize to meet your needs. Whether you want to visit Antelope Canyon, Sedona, Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon or someplace else, you can enjoy letting someone else handle the logistics while you kick back, relax and enjoy the scenery.
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Verde Canyon Railroad

Hop on a special morning Verde Canyon Railroad ride on September 4. The train leaves the station at 9:30 a.m. and winds around the Verde Canyon, and along the way, you can sip coffee and snap photos of the beautiful scenery. In this case, it’s definitely not about the destination – it’s all about the journey.

The Plaza’s Labor Day Party

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort is holding a Labor Day Party where you can get the best local food, play lawn games and join specialty drink tastings on both Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend. Dive into the live music scene or listen to the DJ spin at the main pool. No matter what you choose, the party continues throughout the weekend.

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