Labor Day is this weekend which means party time! Whether you are hosting a party or attending one, I have gathered a  bunch of recipes that are perfect for you!

labor day party food ideas


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Guacamole Bruschetta – The crunchy French bread serves as the perfect host to the avocado mixture, which is overflowing with fresh lime juice, tomatoes and chopped cilantro.

Taco Bean DipThis is seriously the easiest appetizer to make. Ever.

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail – I think they might be habit-forming!

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika –  Want to be a hero at your Labor Day barbecue? Gotcha covered. Show up with a plate of deviled eggs. You can never make too many and I’ll bet you a dollar they will be gone in minutes.

Mini Deep Dish BBQ Chicken Pizzas – These individual sized deep dish pizzas create a perfect appetizer platter, make an adorable finger food option at parties, a great make-ahead lunch box item, and are a simple and fun ‘kid friendly’ activity for adults and children alike.

Main Dishes

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Ribs with Maple Whisky & Nanking Cherry Barbecue Sauce – It’s flavourful but not overly sweet, and it doesn’t have that harsh smokiness so many barbecue sauces come with.

Grilled Naked Wings  – Grill up these wings and serve with sauces on the side.

Coca Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches – Here is the simple, easy recipe in a crock pot. If you are wanting some sweet and spicy, tender pork, try this out!

Shrimp Boil Kabobs – All the best parts of a meal together on one stick! Yum!




Grilled Orzo Salad – The smoky, sweet flavors of Grilled Corn Orzo Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette are the perfect accompaniment to any BBQ.

Red Potato Salad – A simple, fresh, impromptu potato salad is a wonderful way to add a little extra greenery to a meal, and if you treat the salad right, it doesn’t need to be heavy or mayonnaise-laden at all!

Cole Slaw – A labor day favorite!

Perfect Pasta Salad –  An irresistible, perfect pasta salad using veggies and herbs from the garden.


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White Sangria Sparkler – This White Sangria Sparkler is an immediate show stopper when entertaining!

Summer Pineapple Strawberry Cooler – Pineapple juice, limeade and club soda make a refreshing drink that goes beautifully with all kinds of summer fruit.

Pina Coladas – This Pina Colada is totally addicting and refreshing to the max! It’s also super easy to make.

Bella Bella Bellini -A  delicious drink that is only 94 calories a glass, and with only 3 grams of sugar!



Fruit Salad Ice Cream Cone – It’s easy, convenient and best of all who doesn’t get a little childhood nostalgia when you see an ice cream cone.

Picnic Cupcakes – How about Hamburgers with a side of Corn on the Cob? And it wouldn’t be a picnic without ants, right?

Strawberry Semifreddo – This dessert combines fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and Oreo cookies.

Watermelon Cake – Watermelon puree and Jell-O give this cake it’s flavor, and it is fantastic!

Looking for more food ideas? Check out my Labor Day Pinterest board!

What’s on your Labor Day menu?

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