Summer party season may be dwindling, but these memorable dishes featuring the best of late-season produce will make it a Labor Day weekend BBQ for the books.

Nectarine Herb Salad
Iain Bagwell

While Labor Day isn’t technically the end of the summer season (we have until the Autumnal Equinox for that!), it really does feel like it when kids are heading back to school, the weather gets cooler, and the warm-weather getaways have come and gone. But Labor Day weekend shouldn’t leave you with end-of-summer blues—it’s the perfect time to celebrate the season’s finale with good food, drinks, and friends and family. Here, we share our favorite Labor Day party recipes for any type of gathering.

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