It's Labor Day weekend!
That means an extra day off for (most of) us to lounge by the pool, catch rays, and bask in the fruit of our labor by drinking and partying til we can't any more.
The holiday also marks the official end of summer, so it merits to be celebrated by floating around in a pool surrounded by music, food, and an ice-cold drink on hand.
Here are the six best pool parties going down in Miami this Labor Day weekend.
4Play Pool Party. With Henry Fong, Fresko, Damaged Goods, DJ Obscene, FBR, Kevin Osorio, and Andrei K. Sunday, September 1, 11 a.m., the Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-3100; shoreclub.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Labor Day may be on Monday, but hey, it's never to early to "Stand Up" and party. Especially if it's a poolside celebration with Henry Fong, Fresko, Damaged Goods, and other DJs of the ilk.
David Tort Pool Party. Sunday, September 1, 12-9 p.m., SLS Hotel South Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-1701; slshotels.com/southbeach. Tickets cost $25-$35 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. David Tort knows how to throw one hell of a fist-pumping bash. So party with the Spanish DJ as he throws hits of uhntz-uhntz while you drunkenly splash around in the pool.
Labor Day BBQ. Sunday, September 1, 12 p.m., Mondrian South Beach; 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-514-1500; mondrian-miami.com. $50 food and beverage minimum. Enjoy one of the last pool parties of the summer with all day barbecue and cocktails. And if you can make it past the bratwurst, brisket sliders, and drinks, stick around for the sunset... And then eat and drink some more.
Privileged Sundays Pool Party. With Kate Elsworth and music from LINK and Miami Rebels. Sunday, September 1, 2 p.m.-5 a.m., Delano Hotel, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-672-2000; delano-hotel.com. RSVP at DBCVIP@lightmia.com. Feel "Alive" with brunch, massages, and music by Kate Elsworth. When the sun sets, the pool will transform into an EDM-fused Hawaiian luau with uhntz-uhntz beats from the DJs of LINK and Miami Rebels.
Electric Beach: So Long Summer. With Kurd Maverick, Junior Sanchez, Harry Choo Choo Romero, Armand Pena, Jus Ske, Digital Lab, Cocodrills, Roland Clark, Twinz Beatz, DMS 12, Paul E., and YSL. Monday, September 2, 12 p.m.-3 a.m., Nikki Beach Miami, One Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-538-1111; nikkibeach.com. Tickets cost $50 plus fees via wantickets.com. It's been real, summer. Since we love you so much and will miss you oh so dearly, we're gonna be celebrating your departure with Jus Ske, Digital Lab, Cocodrills, and other hardcore beat-bangers on the shores of South Beach.
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Labor Day Pool Party Fiesta. With Oscar G., Patrick M., ALX, and Donnie Lowe. Monday, September 2, 12-9 p.m., SLS Hotel South Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-1701; slshotels.com/southbeach. Tickets cost $25-$35 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. In the 305, there's always an excuse to party. Labor Day isn't any different, so party it up with "Made In Miami" hard-hitters.