Celebrate the upcoming three-day weekend with Labor Day dining deals, delicious events and menu specials throughout the Valley.
SanTan Brewing Company will invade the streets of Old Town Scottsdale with their annual Labor Day Weekend Bathing Suit Brews Cruise. This year, taking place on Sunday, Sept.6, the ride will begin at Grimaldi’s at 1 p.m. with pizza plus an ice cold SanTan beer. Grab your beach cruisers, tricycles or 10 speeds, don your best bathing suit and let the fun begin, After parking it at Grimaldi’s, it’s time to ride on over to Brat Haus where you can take a ride on the giant inflatable water slide and enjoy a second SanTan brew. From there it’s off to Oregano’s Pizza Bistro and then the finale, live music, a dunk tank and water guns at Boondocks. Admission for the Labor Day Weekend Bathing Suit Brews is $25 if purchased at SanTan Brewing Company or online, in advance. Day of admission will be $30. Admission includes a slice of pizza at Grimaldi’s, a SanTan beer at each stop, live music, a dunk tank, a water slide and a water gun battle. Visit www.SanTanBrewing.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
Salty Sow and Roaring Fork (pictured) will be offering their annual “Dinner on Us” (buy one, get one) deal on Monday, Sept. 7 beginning at 4 p.m.
Stop by Ingo’s Second Annual Pop-Up Beer Garden, coming to the patio at Ingo’s Tasty Food on Labor Day, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. until closing. Beers will be available for happy hour pricing. From 1 to 5 p.m., Kimber Stonehouse, wine and beer curator from La Grande Orange Grocery, will break out more special selections available for complimentary tasting from each brewery. Ingo’s guests can taste dozens of options for free. Enjoy the fresh dishes at Ingo’s Tasty Food as well as sangria all day long. Indulge intreats from Grateful Spoon Gelato and LGO Bake Shop. LGO Hospitality will be raffling off baskets loaded up with goodies from LGO restaurants and brewery swag as well as gift cards for their upcoming restaurant, Buck &Rider (scheduled to open in fall 2015).
Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., is dishing up brunch. Enjoy bottomless mimosas for $18 (with penny refills).
At iCream Café at Mesa Riverview, from Saturday through Monday, buy any size treat, get one treat of equal or lesser value free.
Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) is offering 25 percent off at their locations to their e-bite members. When you sign up for e-bites (FRC’s newsletter with bonus goodies) at www.foxrc.com, you will receive exclusive news about restaurant openings, special offers, VIP invitations and other exciting information from Fox Restaurant Concepts. Sign up before Labor Day to take advantage of the 25 percent off holiday savings. Restaurants include True Food Kitchen, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, North Italia, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Culinary Dropout, Wildflower American Cuisine, Olive & Ivy Restaurant + Marketplace, The Greene House, Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend, Juby True, The Henry and The Rocket (offer excludes Juby True, The Rocket, The Arrogant Butcher and Flower Child).