Planning a staycation? Here are 5 Labor Day weekend activities happening in Richardson

CityLine LIVE returns in April.

CityLine LIVE returns in April.

Those opting for a staycation this Labor Day Weekend can choose from a variety of entertaining activities happening in Richardson.

Wear college football gear to Chipotle for a BOGO burrito
Sept. 1
To celebrate the return of college football Chipotle is offering buy one, get one free burritos, bowls, tacos or salads to guests who visit any Dallas-Fort Worth location wearing college football gear Sept. 1. Free delivery by Door Dash is also being offered on Labor Day through the Chipotle app or website for any order totaling $10 or more. There are two Chipotle locations in Richardson at 283 W. Campbell Road and 14715 Coit Road, Ste. 102. 972-907-1712 (Campbell Road location). 972-349-8147 (Coit Road location). 

Join a group motorcycle ride to benefit the Special Olympics of Texas
Sept. 1
The eighth annual Great Ride is a group motorcycle ride that starts and ends at CityLine. Prior to the event riders can enjoy free coffee, donuts and music. Following the ride, festivities will commence at 11:30 a.m. at CityLine and will include lunch from Good Union BBQ, vendors, music on the plaza and free, nonalcoholic beer from Texas Select Beers. Online registration is open until noon on Friday, Aug. 30. Day-of registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; group ride starts at 9:30 a.m. A minimum donation of $20 per rider and $10 per passenger is required to register. Registration proceeds benefit the Special Olympics of Texas.

Enjoy a free concert at CityLine
Sept. 1
The singer-songwriter series at CityLine Plaza continues this weekend with a concert from blues-rock artist Justin Tipton on Sept. 1. Guests can listen to music from restaurant patios on State Street or pick up dinner to enjoy on the Plaza. 6-9 p.m. Free. 1251 State St., Richardson. 972-739-5080.

Take a free hot yoga class
Sept. 3
In honor of DFW Free Day of Yoga—which this year aligns with Labor Day—Bikram Yoga RA in Richardson will hold four, 90-minute hot yoga classes free of charge on Monday at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, a beach towel and water; however, mat rentals are also available. 1330 W. Campbell Road, Ste. 106, Richardson. 972-234-9642. 


Partake in a community Workout of the Day at CrossFit BYOB
Sept. 3
To celebrate the social and economic achievements of American workers, a community Workout of the Day will be held at CrossFit BYOB in Richardson on Labor Day. 10 a.m. $25 for nonmembers. The business recommends RSVPing to the Facebook event and arriving a few minutes early to fill out a waiver. 401 W. President George Bush Turnpike, Ste. 122, Richardson. 469-269-2081.

By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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