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How to Have the Best Labor Day Ever on the Gulf Coast

How to Have the Best Labor Day Ever on the Gulf Coast

It’s hard to believe that another Labor Day is almost here. Have you made your plans? We truly hope you’ll be able to spend the holiday weekend on our gulf beaches and in our Gulf Coast towns. 

We’ve gathered up a few of our favorite Labor Day weekend activities on the Gulf Coast of Florida to help get you started with your planning. As usual, there’s so much to do! 

Here are the highlights.

Spend a day on the beach in Indian Rocks or Indian Shores.

There’s no better place to be on Labor Day or on any day, really, than at the beach! Labor Day is symbolic of both the end of the summer season and a chance to take a break from the everyday grind. It epitomizes rest, relaxation and time spent with family and friends. 

Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores beach offer the tropical escape you’re searching for this time of year. With wide sandy beaches that meet the Gulf of Mexico waters and plenty of fun in the sun, you’re are guaranteed beach days filled with barrier island bliss. 

Go shopping at John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk.

With hundreds of shops and coastal views that are sure to please, a day spent at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk offers family fun for everyone. Check out the Labor Day sales, enjoy a nice lunch on the water, and shop ’til you drop. 

If you don’t have shopping enthusiasts in your family, no worries. There are other entertainments to fill your day at John’s Pass from fishing to watersports, cruises, and family entertainment for all ages. Check out the full listing of things to do at John’s Pass for everything you need to know to plan your Labor Day outing. 

Visit your favorite Florida Gulf Coast attraction.

Have you visited Winter and Hope the dolphins yet? Have you been to Busch Gardens Tampa? Have you toured historic Heritage Village? Visited the Lowry Park Zoo? 

Labor Day weekend on the Gulf Coast of Florida is the perfect time to go out and spend the day at some of the best local attractions found anywhere in the Sunshine State. You can learn more about what there is to do on the Gulf Coast right here.

Catch a sunset and a movie at Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach.

Clearwater Beach offers the Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival each and every night of the year, but go ahead and make your Labor Day weekend extra special by watching a movie on the beach under the stars. It’s the perfect family-friendly outing featuring some of your favorite movies.

The Sunset Cinema at Pier 60 features films on Friday and Saturday evenings through the beginning of October. Labor Day weekend at Sunset Cinema is showing Ratchet and Clank (PG) on September 2 and National Treasure (PG) on September 3. All movies begin at dusk and offer popcorn and concessions on-site. All you need is your favorite beach blanket or chair then you can sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

Soak up your Gulf Coast vacation rental amenities.

It’s your precious vacation time so be sure to enjoy each and every moment. Some of the best times can be find in the comfort of your Gulf Coast rental. Make the most of your amenities and be sure to get plenty of rest and relaxation this Labor Day holiday.

Don’t forget we have Plumlee Perks to enhance your vacation experience. Take full advantage!

Have a happy, safe and fun-filled holiday. Cheers to the best Labor Day ever!

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