Hard-working friends, rejoice! The first official long weekend of the school year is finally upon us which means we have to make the most of that extra day of rest. We don’t judge you if you want to spend it horizontally and in the cool comfort of your a/c, but for those of you who want to let loose this weekend, we’ve set aside some pretty great dining deals and parties to get you excited:

Cerveceria La Tropical

Cuba’s oldest brewery, now Miami’s newest, will be offering a promotion on to-go 6-packs of beer for the upcoming holiday weekend. The perfect addition to any Labor Day festivities, 6-packs of La Original and Nativo Key will be priced at $8.99 from September 1-5. The beers must be purchased at the brewery. MORE INFO

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Timeout Market Miami

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Time Out Market Miami with weekend drink specials Friday, September 3rd and Saturday, September 4th from 4PM to 7PM and again from 9PM to 11PM for the market’s ‘Late Nite Happy Hour’. The deal: $5 for all local draft beers, $7 for select wines-by-the-glass and $8 for select craft cocktails.  Also on tap for Labor Day Weekend is a serious Sunday Brunch! Enjoy bottomless mimosas and bellinis from noon to 3PM for just $22 along with deeply discounted bottles of Taittinger Champagne (noon to 6PM). MORE INFO

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Toro Toro

Kickoff the Labor Day festivities early with a celebratory Labor Day Brunch at Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse, on Sunday, September 5 from 12PM to 4PM. The decadent brunch experience, curated by Executive Chef Jean Delgado, will be priced at $59 per person, excluding additional drinks, tax and gratuity, and will be complemented by live entertainment and bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary’s offered for an additional $20 per person. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE.

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Rocco’s Tequila Bar

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar is the go-to destination for authentic Mexican dining in a vibrant atmosphere. It’s a whole sensory dining experience complete with upbeat music, a spirited happy hour, and Bottomless Brunch on weekends, making it a perfect destination for Labor Day weekend. On Monday, enjoy 50% off mezcal, margaritas, shots & flights. In addition, diners can sample from over 300 varieties of tequila, either alone or mixed with Rocco’s famous homemade Margarita sour mix, nibble on guacamole prepared tableside, and enjoy cuisine that embodies the true spirit of Mexico.

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The Confidante Miami Beach

Escape to The Confidante Miami Beach and lounge under a colorful cabana or bungalow at one of our two heated outdoor pools— including an adult-only pool. Don’t feel like hanging by the pool? No problem, guests are invited to view the rotating public art exhibition throughout our first floor, presented in partnership with the Museum of Graffiti. Currently, the museum features provocative work by renowned local graffiti artist Ahol Sniffs Glue with his ”On Location” exhibit and end the day by enjoying a specially curated dining experience at Ambersweet.

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Fairchild Dog Date Stroll

On Sunday, September 5th, bring your furry friend over for a special stroll at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. The Dog Date Stroll continues! Spoil your pup with 83 acres of paths to explore for this rare experience! Get your tickets.

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