Weekend Events: Labor Day Weekend Edition

Make the most of the unofficial end of summer with our list of Labor Day weekend events around town! From Los Angeles to the coast and San Fernando to Conejo Valley, we have you covered on weekend fun!


Maestro of the Movies: The Music of John Williams

When: Sept 3-5, 2021

Where: The Hollywood Bowl | Hollywood

What: When it comes to classic cinema, there’s no one comparable to John Williams. What better way to celebrate the last weekend of summer than with David Newman and the LA Phil. Join them this Labor Day weekend as they tackle the composer’s iconic film scores set to a selection of movie clips, with an appearance from Williams himself.

Cinecon Classic Film Festival

When: Sept 3, 2021

Where: Online

What: Calling all film buffs. Cinecon Classic Film Festival returns for its fifth decade showing classic film fare. Enjoy a three-day program of rare and unusual old silent films and shorts, once again streamed online (with an in-person event due back next year).

The Music Center’s Summer SoundWaves

When: until Sept 4, 2021

Where: Music Center | DTLA

What: Make your way this Labor Day weekend to the Music Center for Summer SoundWaves last weekend. Listen to sets from JLin and a host of DJs as this summertime, family-friendly concert sets up on the Music Center’s Jerry Moss Plaza.


Fiesta Hermosa

When: Sept 4-6, 2021

Where: Hermosa Beach

What: Hit the beach this Labor Day weekend for Fiesta Hermosa. The fun arts festival features art (of course) and samples of fine foods and music. This year’s event ditches the on-the-street layout for sidewalk sales along Pier Avenue. The carnival and music area will also be capacity-limited (tickets required, $20).

Rooftop Cinema Club Presents: The Great Gatsby

When: Sept 6, 2021

Where: Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo

What: Since it’s the new roaring 20’s why not spend your LDW Gatsby style. See ‘The Great Gatsby’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio on Labor Day. Rooftop Cinema offers the perfect alfresco rooftop movie viewing experience for some well-deserved weekend fun.

Labor Day Ferris Wheel Lighting

When: Sept 3-5, 2021

Where: Santa Monica Pier | Santa Monica

What: Light up your LDW weekend with a trip to Santa Monica Pier. Pacific Park will join other landmarks across the country in displaying red, white, and blue colors in observance of the holiday for the weekend of September 3-6. This special light program will run from dusk (around 7 PM) to midnight on Friday, September 3 to Monday, September 6.


Beyond Breath – An Introduction to SKY Breath Meditation

When: Sept 4, 2021

Where: San Fernando | Location Provided Upon Registration

What: Find some time for inner zen this Labor Day weekend with Beyond Breath-An Introduction to SKY Breath Meditation. In this 75 min workshop, you will get the chance to take a breath and clear your mind with the help of a calming breathing technique and a guided meditation.

Wendy Liebman’s Locally Grown Comedy

When: Sept 4, 2021

Where: Feinstein’s at Vitello’s | Studio City

What: Get your laughs this weekend with Wendy Liebman’s Locally Grown Comedy. The comedy and music variety show will feature hilarious local talent. These comedians will be hilarious, uplifting, and entertaining!

Elton John: The Early Years

When: Sept 5, 2021

Where: 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd | Woodland Hills

What: The Valley Cultural Foundation’s concert series returns with this weekend’s concert. The free event is open to the public and takes place in the beautiful Lou Bredlow Pavilion. Enjoy a late afternoon picnic with family and friends as you take in the sounds of talented upcoming artists. Sunday’s concert will feature an Elton John tribute, titled Elton John: The Early Years.


39th Annual Malibu Chili Cook-Off

When: Sept 3-6, 2021

Where: 23575 Civic Center Way | Malibu

What: Talk about a delicious way to celebrate the unofficial end of summer! The 39th Annual Malibu Chili Cook-Off will take place this Labor Day weekend. Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu, an advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are $15 per person, per day, or $55 for a 4-day weekend pass. Carnival tickets will be sold separately.

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

When: Sept 4, 2021

Where: The Gardens at Los Robles | Thousand Oaks

What: Mystery is afoot this weekend with America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show. At The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic four-course dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! All shows performed at Los Robles Greens, tickets are still available for this weekend!

CRPD Summer Concerts in the Park

When: Sept 6, 2021

Where: 175 Hendrix Ave. | Thousand Oaks

What: Don’t miss the final CRPD concert of the summer. This Labor Day brings The Jack of Hearts Band – A celebration of Bob Dylan & the Band, to the Conejo Valley. For over five decades, Bob Dylan has remained one of the most important figures in modern American music.