Labor Day Weekend Festivities

The Labor Day weekend has now come in full effect! There lots of memories to be made out in our awesome city this weekend! From outdoor celebrations to outdoor meditations. We have gathered a list for some cool festivities for you and the family! Take full advantage of this three day weekend and make some of the listed activities from the All Star Family your reality!

Zydeco Country

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It’s time to celebrate the oldest Zydeco Festival this Labor Day weekend in Opelousas; the Zydeco Capital of the world! This weekend at the Zydeco Music Festival will food, crafts, and entertainment for the entire family. The creole culture and zydeco music will definitely keep you and your family entertained. They are going to be paying tribute to featured artist, Grammy Winner- Chubby Carrier, and others! The festival will be held at the Yambilee Festival Grounds off Highway 190, (1939 W. Landry,Opelousas), from September 1-2. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 12 O’ clock, Midnight- or until the festivities stop. This is definitely going to be a great time for you to get out and spend some upbeat quality time with the family or friends! Did we mention there will be great food and arts and crafts there as well?! Admission to Zydeco Country is $15 for adult, and $5 for 12 years and under.

LSU Lakes Outdoor Adventures

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The LSU Lakes are always a great option for families who are wanting to spend more of a quiet weekend and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This silent, and serene location is great to sit back and be one with nature. There you can bike, kayak, and much more. No worries if you do not have the outdoor gear on hand, LSU UREC has all  the gear you need for for this relaxing, adventurous spot! Rental gear can be purchased at UREC. This definitely the spot to be to spend quality time with the family, and the best part is- free admission!

Knock Knock Children’s Museum

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Come and explore the brand new Knock Knock Children’s Museum this Labor Day weekend. The museum debuted on August 22nd, so come and be among the first to enter the Knock Knock Community! They have 18 hands-on learning zones for the best experience for your kiddos. The Knock Knock space is tailored specifically for kids, so it will definitely keep them intrigued! Did I forget to mention how artistic and wonky the building is? Well this is for sure the spot to be this labor day weekend , if you want to get away from the more traditional approach.

We definitely recommend you and your family getting out of the house this weekend to commemorate this Labor Day Holiday! There are plenty of things to do in our city and the surrounding areas. This is one weekend to make joyful memories with your loved ones! These exciting opportunities await for you and your family!

All Star Ford is a proud member of the All Star Automotive Group, and carries the Ford line of products; which are some of the most reliable and dependable vehicles in the world. We serve Baton Rouge, Baker, Livingston, Walker, Zachary and surrounding areas. If you are in the market for a Ford, come by our Dealership at 2586 Range Park Drive in Denham Springs and experience Sales, Parts, Service and Collision that is really All Star!

Let our team at All Star Ford help you find just what you are looking for! We have a large selection of new and used vehicles to choose from. There is something for everyone. Click here to see our inventory!

Our staff is qualified and able to assist you with any vehicle needs, concerns or questions you might have. We assure you that you will not be disappointed in our team! Come on over to All Star Ford to receive All-Star service!

Labor Day Fun with the Family

For most people, Labor Day is a day free from work, school and any other obligations you may have on your plate. But if you’re wanting to spice up your normal and boring Labor Day, All Star Ford put together a few of these fun games and invite your friends and family over to join!

Frozen T-Shirt Race

IF you want a good laugh, try out this Frozen T-Shirt Race! Grab one t-shirt per player, soak with water, squeeze out the excess and fold up. Place wax paper in between each shirt then put them in the freezer. Pass out the frozen t-shirts, the first person who can unfold the shirt and put it on wins! This is a great choice to play on a sweltering day! Everyone will want to keep the chilly t-shirts on even after the race is over!

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Captain America Kids Drink

This drink is super easy to make and perfect for the kids to drink! This is a fun drink to serve the kids and a way to cool them off after playing outside all day!

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 can of Cherry Sprite
  • 1 oz of Grenadine
  • 1/4 cup of Pina colada mix
  • 1 Cup of Blueberry Kool-Aid ( we used the Koolaid water flavoring squirt bottle)

Directions for your Captain America Kids Drink:

  • Fill 1 large glass with ice
  • Pour the Cherry sprite with Grenadine 1/3 of the way full ( Grenadine gives it the bright red color )
  • Now add the Pina colada mix 1/3 of the glass ( you are layering this )
  • Pour on top blueberry Koolaid in 1st fill 1/3 of the way
  • Garnish with a Star and Stripes straws found at any craft store and Cherries {optional}

Backyard Obstacle Course

A backyard obstacle course is such an easy thing to throw together! You can use anything laying around the house or you can get creative and try this DIY American Ninja Warrior Backyard Obstacle Course out! This obstacle course is a ton of fun and even the adults can get really into it!

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These are just a few things you can do to make your Labor Day Holiday a fun and exciting one! Remember to have fun, be safe and enjoy your time off with friends, family and loved ones!

All Star Ford is a proud member of the All Star Automotive Group, and carries the Ford line of products; which are some of the most reliable and dependable vehicles in the world. We serve the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas as well as Denham Springs, Walker, Addis, Central, Baker, Prairieville, Gonzales, Hammond, Port Allen, Plaquemine, White Castle and Lafayette. If you are in the market for a Ford, come by our Dealership at 2586 Range Park Drive in Denham Springs and experience Sales, Parts, Service and Collision that is really All Star!

Let our team at All Star Ford help you find just what you are looking for! We have a large selection of new and used vehicles to choose from. There is something for everyone. Click here to see our inventory!

Our staff is qualified and able to assist you with any vehicle needs, concerns or questions you might have. We assure you that you will not be disappointed in our team! Come on over to All Star Ford to receive All-Star service!