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Labor Day deals & ideas for fun

For Labor Day weekend, nab a few deals, including dining & attraction discounts, & pick your favorite  fun activities.

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With deals & discounts, individual venues may incorporate restrictions & exceptions. 

Restaurant & food deals

 Some of the deals are only valid Labor Day, while others are good before and after

  • Publix  Chicken Tender Subs are $6.99 each, for a limited time. Save up to $2.50 through Sept. 8 on each fresh-baked sub, made with hand-breaded, fried chicken tenders and your favorite toppings
  • Domino’s: Enjoy a pizza party over the holiday weekend without breaking the bank. Domino’s continues to offer its Weeklong Carryout Deal — get any pizza with up to three toppings for just $7.99. Crust availability varies by size. The offer excludes XL & Specialty Pizzas. The deal also includes 10 traditional or boneless chicken wings for the same price
  • Krispy Kreme:  Krispy Kreme is offering  vaccinated customers a FREE Original Glazed Doughnut each day for the remainder of the year
  • Olive Garden: If you’re not taking out the grill over the Labor Day weekend, head to Olive Garden for frugal feast. Customers can enjoy an extra take-home entrée for just $5. Pick up enough entrées for the whole family to enjoy at home. Choose from Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce and Stuffed Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Pizza Hut: Everyone loves pizza, so it’s perfect for any holiday celebration. Have an inexpensive pizza party on Labor Day, thanks to Pizza Hut’s ongoing deals and discounts — including the chain’s Big Dinner Box. The box has enough food to feed the whole group with leftovers for a midnight snack. Share a slice of pizza and fun with friends and family, plus, it’s an easy clean-up after the gathering
  • Quiznos: Relax over the holiday weekend with a tasty deal from Quiznos. September 4 – 6, buy an 8-inch or 12-inch sub and get a second one (of equal or lesser value) at 40% off. Just mention the Labor Day deal at checkout or use promo code LABOR40
  • Red Lobster: If your family is fishing for a great deal on seafood over the holiday weekend, head to Red Lobster for its Family Meal Deals. Starting at $30 per family-size meal, choose from seven frugal feasts. Each dish serves four and most come with two family-sized sides and eight Cheddar Bay Biscuits
  • Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Leave the grilling to Rubio’s Coastal Grill over the holiday weekend. The chain is offering a Labor Day weekend special, from Sept. 3 to 6. Customers can get two entrées for $15 or four entrées for $30.In addition, the eatery is offering a lunch special exclusively for Rubio’s Rewards members from Labor Day, Sept. 6, to Oct. 3. Members get a different weekly $8 lunch special each day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Visit to sign up to take advantage of the lunch specials and receive $5 off your first order.
  • Sonic Drive-In: Sonic Drive-In is the perfect thirst-quenching stop for cool drinks and savings, thanks to the chain’s daily Happy Hour special.From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy beverages and slushes at half-price. (You can also take advantage of the special all the time on the chain’s app.) It’s also an opportunity to sip on the chain’s new wine-inspired Uncorked Slushes
  • Subway: Subs are perfect for a picnic in the park or just hanging out with friends and family over the Labor Day Weekend. Subway is letting customers slather on savings with its latest deal. Until September 29, get 15% off any Footlong Sub with promo code 15OFF. Limit one per order. The offer excludes Footlong Pro and wraps. 
  • Wendy’s: Wake up to great deal over the holiday weekend at Wendy’s with its current breakfast special. Get the chain’s Sausage, Egg & Swiss Croissant or Bacon Egg & Swiss Croissant for just $1.99. Breakfast hours are 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at most locations.If you’re not a morning person, you can still bite into big savings at the fast-food restaurant. Through Sept. 5, Wendy’s is offering a buy-one-get-one for $1 special. Choose from five popular menu items buy one at regular price and get the second one for just $1

Big Bugs exhibit/Flamingo Gardens

Featured Attraction deals

Fun & Recreation

Flamingo Gardens gift shop: Photo/Flamingo Gardens


  • Farmers markets & local vendor markets in Broward
  • Festival Marketplace, indoor venue with independent shops & vendors, 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays & 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays,   website
  • Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, 3291 W. Sunrise Boulevard, Lauderhill 33311, iconic flea market, open for vendors welcome for fee, usually 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  information 954-791-7927 or online
  • Flamingo Road Nursery and Farmers Market, year-round at  1655 S. Flamingo Road, Davie, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. week days, 8 to 6 p.m. weekends 954-235-9397

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Patti Roth

About Patti Roth

Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Send your cheap tips to her at

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