Labor Days, BBQs and Events Around Boulder – Boulder Daily Camera
Get in the water: Rent a stand-up paddle board, kayak or water tube from Angles Sports Ski, Board and Fly Shop and head to the water to cool off on a hot Labor Day. Kayaks and paddleboards can be rented in two, four or 24 hour intervals and buoys are rented in 24 hour intervals; Angles Sports Ski Board and Fly Shop, 463 Main St., Longmont; $10 to $100; anglessports.com.
Pearl Street Labor Day Sale: From art, jewelry and apparel to books, gifts and home decor, local downtown merchants will make way for fall inventory by hosting a summer inventory sidewalk sale; Pearl Street Mall, Boulder; boulderdowntown.com.
Pearl Street Pub Labor Day Music: Members of Longmont’s bluegrass crew, High Lonesome – Chuck Sitero on guitar and Dylan Kober on dobro – will spend the night at the pub on Labor Day; 9 p.m. Monday, Pearl Street Pub, 1108 Pearl St., Boulder; bit.ly/3ALHOl3.
Louisville Labor Day: The annual Labor Day Parade brings fun for the whole family and kicks off at 10 p.m. Then head to Memory Square Park, where there will be a fall festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be local artists with vendor booths, food trucks, a bounce house, live music and more; 9:00 a.m. Monday, City of Louisville, 749 Main St., Louisville; Free; louisvilleco.gov.
Labor Day Luau and Pork Roast: The Boulder American Legion family will celebrate Labor Day Hawaiian style. At the pavilion, there will be live music and participants should bring a dish or dessert to share; 2-5 p.m. Monday, American Legion Post 10, 4760 28th St., Boulder; facebook.com/BoulderAmericanLegionPost10.
Labor Day Beer Garden Celebration: Bring it all and the dog to celebrate Labor Day with free kids, local music, beer bucket specials and outdoor games including Corn Hole tournaments. Kids’ activities include a bouncy house, water balloon fight and more; 10am-7pm Monday; Rocky Mountain Tap & Garden, 1071 Courtesy Road, Louisville; rockymountaintap.com/events.
Cajun Cuisine and Labor Day Concert: An Americana-style, honky-tonk party brings seared catfish and jambalaya to the Gold Hill beer garden with tunes from David Lawrence & the Spoonful, That Damn Sasquatch and Poudre Valley Playboys; 12:30 p.m. Monday; $25 cash cover at the door, additional $15 for food, half price for children under 12; Gold Hill Inn, 401 Main Street, Boulder; goldhillinn.com.
Flapjack day in Burgdorf: In 1948, the City of Burgdorf created “Flapjack Day” which would be celebrated on Labor Day. Don a vintage 50s outfit and wash down free pancakes with beer flights for breakfast while enjoying vintage cars, a fashion contest, live music and more; 11 a.m. Monday, City Star Brewing, 321 Mountain Ave., Burgdorf; Free; citystarbrewing.com/flap-jack-day.
Taste of Colorado: Drive/bus/bike to Denver for its annual Labor Day bash that welcomes all ages and features tons of food, including a lot of Colorado (plus a must-visit festival, the iconic turkey legs), a Kid Zone, a large vendor market and local music on six stages; free; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Civic Center Park, 101 14th Ave., Denver; atasteofcolorado.com.