We all know that Labor Day signals the unofficial end to summer and Long Beach, NY offers you a last breather before returning to the daily grind and the back-to-school hassle just a short drive from NYC. What’s more, our year-round advance purchase discount applies. Need more convincing? Here’s a recap of Labor Day-specific activities that adults and children alike can enjoy.
For those of you in need of peace and relaxation, this is your last chance to experience our rooftop pool and bar. What better way to send off this summer season than by gazing out at the Atlantic Ocean from our rooftop pool? Sample a variety of cocktails from L’Onda Lounge that will help you tune out from the world outside our little paradise.
5 Mile Race
The end of summer doesn’t mean that you have to stop working for that beach body. Calling all runners and fitness enthusiasts, Long Beach NY will hold the Robert C. McAvoy Labor Day 5 Mile Race at 8 am. Given that the course is flat, this race is the perfect opportunity to set a new personal record. The start and finish of the race is located just three blocks from the Allegria Hotel. What are you waiting for?
Movies on the Beach
Throughout summer, Long Beach NY has hosted a series of Saturday movies on the beach, open to all. If you want to lounge on the sand and watch an outdoor movie, consult the event’s social media to stay up-to-date with the latest news. “Moana” is slated for September 2 at 7:15 pm in Edwards Blvd, just around the block from the Allegria Hotel. Keep in mind that the gorgeous setting might distract you from the big screen in front of you.
*Schedule subject to change, depending on weather conditions.
Annual Sand Creation Contest @ Fire Island
Labor Day in Fire Island means unleashing one’s imagination to create theme-based sand sculptures; this year’s theme is National Parks. Regardless of your level of expertise, or lack of, this contest is sure to challenge your artistic self. To give it a competitive edge, judges award ribbons to the most creative and original sculptures. Get your buckets and spades ready!
Cirque Du Soleil @ Nassau Coliseum
If you are up for something more theatrical, September 2 and 3 will be the last dates when Cirque Du Soleil will be presenting its OVO show at the Nassau Coliseum. The storyline follows the lives of insects who find a mysterious egg and explore their own lively ecosystem. Families are bound to be drawn to the show’s colorful and energetic atmosphere.