Splash, Putt, and Play

Your guide to a fun-filled Labor Day weekend in the Valley.

By Gretchen Pahia

Get ready to dive into a Labor Day adventure! In just a few weeks, families across the Valley are gearing up for an unforgettable holiday weekend filled with friends, fun, and fantastic memories. Check out these sizzling spots to make your Labor Day a blast.

Hurricane Harbor
Frolic, laugh, and make a splash at Hurricane Harbor in the west Valley. On Sunday, Sept. 3, enjoy a dazzling fireworks show, free with your day’s admission. Keep cool at Hurricane Harbor on weekends until September 30. Grab your tickets on-site or at sixflags.com/phoenix.

Ready to putt your way to victory? Visit Puttshack in the Scottsdale Quarter, the world’s premier tech-driven mini golf venue. Challenge friends and family across four cutting-edge courses and let the patented Trackaball technology handle the scorekeeping. Hungry? Bite into delicious treats at the on-site restaurant. Hurry, book online at puttshack.com – the holiday weekend will be hopping!

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, AquaRidge Water Park
Dive into 140,000 square feet of pool paradise! From the dual-person Gullywasher to the thrilling Drop, and the gentle Little Eddy, there’s a slide for everyone. Get your day passes and more at marriott.com/en-us/hotels/phxdr-jw-marriott-phoenix-desert-ridge-resort-and-spa.

Arizona Diamondbacks
The Arizona Diamondbacks are ready to hit a home run this Labor Day Weekend. From Friday to Sunday, catch them hosting the Baltimore Orioles, then on Labor Day, they’ll be taking on the Colorado Rockies. Join the celebration on Sunday, Sept. 3, for Irish Heritage Day, where a portion of ticket sales benefits the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library. Be an early bird and grab a limited-edition Irish Heritage cap available to special event ticket holders (while supplies last). Play ball with the Diamondbacks and find your tickets at mlb.com/dbacks.

Mavrix & Octane Raceway
Get set for a thrilling Labor Day adventure at Mavrix & Octane Raceway in Scottsdale. On Monday, Sept. 4, families can enjoy unlimited fun at Mavrix with a $15 Unlimited Fun Pass, good for endless bowling, laser tag, and billiards all day. Don’t miss the doorbuster deal from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., offering buy-one-get-one-free $20 game cards. Next door at Octane Raceway, rev up your engines a little earlier at 10 a.m., and swing into half-off axe throwing for an unforgettable day. For more excitement and pricing details, zoom over to mavrix.com and octaneraceway.com.