Spend a night in Tokyo via J-Summit, which is hosting vol. 17 of its relief fund for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Dance to Japanese pop, and check out new Japanese artists over cocktails. J-Summit celebrates old-school and modern Japan and aims to connect Tokyo residents with New Yorkers for cultural exchange and networking.
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, (212) 228-0228, 6pm-midnight
If you’re not sitting courtside front and center with tennis fanatic Anna Wintour at the U.S. Open, enjoy the Labor Day weekend sun at the outdoor Electric Zoo Festival. Presented by Made Event, the electronic dance music open-air concert/dance party boasts an A-list lineup of superstar DJs like David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Tiësto and Brodinski, to name just a few. It’s your last chance to wear those Ibiza threads before raving summer parties give way to the workday grind.
Randall’s Island Park, all day and night, $359 for a three-day pass