50 Ways To Spend Labor Day Together

50 Ways To Spend Labor Day Together

Why do they call it Labor Day?? After enjoying a really lazy weekend already, this morning my family has slept in, sipped our coffee, and had a FaceTime chat with family–no labor here! Okay, so we are actually planning on spending the rest of our day packing up to move in a couple of weeks so our lazy weekend is coming to a close. Looks like we will be spending the holiday working after all!

But if you aren’t looking to work this Labor Day, here are 50 last-minute fun ideas for family time if you are still looking for plans!

  1. Go on a picnic.
  2. Bake summery desserts to enjoy for the last few days of warm weather (or make popsicles!)
  3. Organize a scavenger hunt around your home or, even better, around town!
  4. Build an indoor fort.
  5. Build an outdoor clubhouse.
  6. Go for a bike ride through the park.
  7. Invite friends and family for a barbecue.
  8. Play capture the flag.
  9. Go out and explore the Labor Day sales.
  10. Make a slip ‘n’ slide.
  11. Have a movie marathon of your favorite series or trilogy.
  12. Work a 1,000 piece puzzle, or everyone work a smaller one and have a race.
  13. Plant a garden.
  14. Go to a national park near you.
  15. Learn to play a new board game–or teach the kids!
  16. Go bowling.
  17. Host a video game tournament.
  18. Make a pancake breakfast–for dinner!
  19. Make your own bubbles.
  20. Watch old home movies.
  21. Make a movie.
  22. Have an afternoon tea party.
  23. Go swimming.
  24. Go fishing.
  25. Teach the kids a useful skill, but make it fun!
  26. Visit nearby family.
  27. Host a talent show.
  28. Update your family photo–take a goofy one, too!
  29. Have a painting party.
  30. Set up an outdoor olympics.
  31. Have a family Bible study.
  32. Go to an arcade.
  33. Play kickball.
  34. Have a jam session or write a song together!
  35. Play charades.
  36. Go to a farmer’s market and try something new.
  37. Have a corn hole tournament.
  38. Take a trip to the mountains.
  39. Take a trip to the beach.
  40. Play mini golf.
  41. Organize a game of ultimate frisbee.
  42. Work on a DIY together.
  43. Visit a museum.
  44. Go on a nature hike.
  45. Make homemade ice cream.
  46. Build a tree swing.
  47. Have a yard sale.
  48. Play baseball.
  49. Decorate the house for fall.
  50. Enjoy doing nothing at all!

How are you spending your Labor Day?



(Photo courtesy of euclidlibrary.org)

1 Comment

  1. Fun ideas! We took a nice drive to the mountains, had lunch, and meandered through a few shops. A fun, lazy Labor Day. Hope you had a great one.

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