8 best parties over Labor Day weekend

Celebrate the end of summer with these big bashes around SD

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    Okay, party people, we have bad news and good news. The bad news is that summer is on its way out. The good news is that San Diego will not let go without one last hoorah, and that means a Labor Day weekend stuffed with epic pool parties, music festivals and more.

    Where will you play?

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    Thursday: Snoop Dogg at FLUXX

    Drop it like it’s hot! Snoop can’t seem to stay away from San Diego for long. He’s already back for another performance at FLUXX. Welcome the return of the Doggfather with some gin and juice, and start the Labor Day Weekend off on the right dance floor.

    9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28

    Tickets: $25+


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    Saturday: Carnage at Intervention

    Intervention at Hard Rock Hotel continues their summer of fun with Carnage taking over the pool decks. It’s the hottest scene in San Diego – dress to impress.

    12 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

    Tickets: $30+


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    Saturday: Summer Salt Pool Party at The Palomar Hotel

    It’s time to summersault into Labor Day weekend. Don’t miss this party at The Palomar Hotel with beats by DJ Mark Farina, Adam Auburn, Cris Herrera, Jason Tokita, Chris Liosi and Drummer John.

    12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

    Tickets: $30 and up


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    Sat. and Sun.: Tramps Like Us at Valley View Casino Center

    LED Presents will host an electronic music show to top all the rest over Labor Day weekend. Tramps Like Us is a two-day fest taking over the former Sports Arena with 16 of the best EDM acts. The lineup includes Audrey Napoleon, Moby and Sander Van Doorn on Saturday; Blasterjaxx, MakJ and New World Sound on Sunday.

    9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 & Sunday, Aug. 31

    Tickets: $55 and up


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    Sunday: Labor Day Pool Party at Rooftop600

    This rooftop pool party wants guests to #BYOI: Bring your own inflatable. Seven DJs, including headliner WhiteNoize, provide the soundtrack, while live art visually stimulates throughout the space. Thirsty? Milagro will offer hosted margaritas from 1 to 2 p.m. that you can sip over views of the downtown skyline.

    1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31

    Tickets: $15 and up


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    Sunday: Datsik at Bassmnt

    Things will get weird as dubstep DJ and producer Datsik takes over Bassmnt for a special Sunday night party. His unique style has produced countless hits that have topped charts on Beatport.

    9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31

    Tickets: $10 and up


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    Sunday: Reggae Fest featuring Ziggy Marley

    Don’t miss the last big event of Del Mar’s summer concert series where the surf meets the turf. One of the most highly anticipated musical events is the annual Reggae Festival featuring reggae icon Ziggy Marley performing live on the Seaside Stage after the last horse race.

    Sunday, Aug. 31

    Tickets: Free with racetrack admission


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    Monday: Fortune’s Labor Day Pool Party at Hard Rock

    It’s always a party when Fortune’s involved. Celebrating the closing days of summer pool parties, they’ll take over the Hard Rock Hotel’s Float rooftop with stylish local and beats from Thee Cool Cats with special guest Bones.

    12 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1

    Tickets: $12 and up




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