Labor Day weekend is a festive time to be in San Diego. Plan a getaway to America's Finest City and book a room with us at The Dana on Mission Bay to be near all the fun. Labor Day weekend will take place between September 2-5, 2016, and there is a large number of events going on around the city to celebrate. So, in order to make the planning a bit easier on you, we compiled this list of some of things happening around San Diego for you to make your pick and get ready for the good times to roll.
- Festival of Sail: Stop by the largest Tall Ship festival on the west coast at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. This popular museum will be transformed into a nautical theme park for 4 days. Activities at this adventure-filled festival include visiting ships and crew, tall ship cannon battles, a special 30 minute Festival of Sail cruise, beer garden, on-stage entertainment, and so much more.
- U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge: View astonishing sand sculptures during the 4-day extravaganza at San Diego's B Street Pier. World Master Sand Sculptors will create astounding 3 dimensional art, and you can enjoy live entertainment, a sand box and rides for the kids, a dozen gourmet food truckws and a great view of the bay!
- Del Mar Racing Season: Into horses? Get to the annual Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing season. Be part of the nostalgia of this long-time horse racing tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in 1938.