The back-to-school shopping is almost done, the college kiddos are packing up their cars and settling into their dorms, and the summer vacations are coming to an end. It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer, which means it’s a great time to say hello to some much-deserved R & R. It’s time to treat yourself to a little somethin’ special, and Alpharetta has an abundance of top-tier shopping, dining, and experiences to make your luxurious holiday weekend très fantastique. Pack your bags for a divine getaway or staycation guaranteed to make your Labor Day weekend lavish in Alpharetta.
Start your morning slowly at Colette French Pastries where French coffee and pastries await. Feel as though you’ve traveled across the world to the cobblestone streets of Paris while enjoying each delicious creation from the French-trained pastry chefs. Don’t forget to grab one of their scrumptious macarons for a tasty, sweet treat later in the day.
Lunch on something decadent like the Salmon Hummusiya spread on house made pita bread at Rumi’s Kitchen. This stunning restaurant has a beautiful dining room and a fabulous outdoor patio. No matter the weather, you’ll be sitting pretty and dining well at Rumi’s!
Luxury + food = steak, or is that just us? Impeccable steakhouses are one thing that Alpharetta has down pat. Looking for that classic New York steakhouse flair? Look no further than Cabernet Steakhouse. Cabernet serves Prime Grade Beef, the top 1% of beef available in the U.S. and offers an extensive array of divine wines to pair it with – now that is luxury!
Enjoy a full day of pampering at Woodhouse Day Spa where you can select services based on your current mood, or the mood you want to exude at the end of your visit. From calm and collected to energized and confident, Woodhouse Day Spa will have you feeling your best!
Nothing says self-care like a beautiful post-facial glow! Book an appointment with one of the estheticians at Solera Salon & Spa to savor each second of your facial and reemerge looking and feeling fresh as a daisy!
High-end shopping is bountiful in Alpharetta. Start your shopping spree at Avalon and pop into Chanel Fragrance and Beauty Boutique to grab premium makeup and skincare or one of their exclusive products only available at the Alpharetta store. Peek at what’s new at Lilly Pulitzer to feel like you’re living the resort life every day. Find a new standout addition to your closet at Monkee’s, guaranteed to be perfect for any upcoming event.
Prepare for fall wedding season by heading to the North Point shopping district for fabulous frocks. Find classy and timeless pieces at Von Maur or look for bold and trendy at Merci Boutique. Finish your new looks off with a perfect shoe from Marmi Shoes, whether it’s a heel, boot, or stylish sandal. You’ll look glamorous from head to toe!
Downtown Alpharetta’s boutique scene is unmatched. Find a showstopping dress at The Pink Valise Boutique with fringe, sequins, or a colorful print that everyone will compliment. Treat yourself to sumptuous, high-quality materials, beautiful fabrics, and lovely lace patterns at Anna Bella Fine Lingerie. Each immaculate undergarment is perfectly fitted to your shape making you feel extra confident. Posh style isn’t just for women! Men can find deluxe apparel that will have them feeling their best from Clothes Horse Men Apparel. Brands like johnnie-O and Tommy Bahama are perfect for every occasion and your man will love rocking their new digs!
Extra Special Experiences
Feel like a true royal at the high tea experience at The Ginger Room. Choose from a long list of teas, like their award-winning Darjeeling Tea, and pair it with sweet scones and desserts or savory quiches and sandwiches. We feel certain that experiencing one of Georgia’s 10 Best Tea Rooms will elevate your Labor Day weekend to a step above the rest.
It’s no secret that scent is highly associated with memory retention. Whether you prefer fruity and romantic, flowery, or subtle and sophisticated, you will find the perfect perfumes at Indiehouse Modern Fragrance Bar! Register for a scent blending workshops to create your own signature scent that will transport you back to your luxurious weekend one spritz at a time! You’ll have a long-lasting reminder of this weekend by crafting a unique high-end perfume you can treasure forever. (Seriously, we mean forever! Even if you run out, Indiehouse keeps your recipe card on-hand so they can recreate your perfume for you any time you need to purchase a refill!)
Alpharetta is your perfect destination to escape to this Labor Day Weekend. You’ll find a whopping 30 modern, upscale hotels to choose from throughout the city. Want to stay right in the heart of Downtown Alpharetta or Avalon? Looking for a hotel with a pool to catch some rays? Perusing for a pet-friendly option so your furry best friend can join the adventures? No problem. Check out our STAY page to find the best fit for you and complete your Alpharetta adventure in style.
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Happy Labor Day!