Labor Day Recipe Guide

Party through the official end of summer with all your favorite Labor Day-approved recipes

Summer is officially almost over, but we're not sweating it (yet). Fire up the grill, gather the last of your favorite summer produce, and have a party that you'll remember through the darkest days of winter. We've got plenty of ideas for your Labor Day party menu. Our grill guide covers just about everything, from crucial techniques to the way to get a perfect steak (it's science). Check out everything you need to know about what's growing now and how to cook with it, and then get out there to party the last hours of summer away.

Labor Day Menus

Here are all the starters, sides, and main dishes you need for your end-of-summer celebration.

Labor Day Appetizers

Whether you like guacamole or grilled meatballs, find the best appetizer for any kind of Labor Day gathering.

Labor Day Desserts

Labor Day desserts should be quick and easy. You can even make these ahead of time so you can spend Labor Day relaxing at the pool.

Labor Day Cocktails

Check out our Labor Day drinks for the perfect margaritas, summery sangrias, and more cocktail ideas to keep the party going all night.