Ride for $5 in Brooklyn this Labor Day Weekend

Long weekends offer the perfect excuse to staycation in your own borough. With plenty of events, fewer crowds, and unique bars and restaurants in every neighborhood, you can’t go wrong sticking around Brooklyn.

And this Labor Day weekend, we’re giving you yet another excuse to explore your favorite borough: Ride uberPOOL anywhere in Brooklyn, and your trip will be $5 flat.

Bushwick to Brighton Beach? $5 flat. Gravesend to Greenpoint? $5 flat. Fort Greene to Flatbush? That’s right—$5 flat.

Ride uberPOOL anywhere within Brooklyn this long weekend and your trip will only be $5.


How it works

  1. Open your Uber app anywhere in Brooklyn starting on Friday, September 2, at 8pm
  2. Request uberPOOL
  3. Ride anywhere in the borough for $5 flat through Monday, September 5, 11:59pm

You will be charged an additional $1 for an extra rider.

All rides must begin and end in Brooklyn to be eligible for the $5 uberPOOL flat rate.


Where to ride

Plan a day trip to Red Hook

Whether you’re looking for seafood, BBQ, or Swedish-made furniture, Red Hook is the perfect spot to spend the day. Getting to and from the area isn’t always a breeze, so take advantage of a direct ride this weekend. Looking for recommendations in the area? See some of our favorite spots.

Hit the beach at Coney Island

No beach vacation plans? No problem. Head south in your own borough to Coney Island. With plenty to do and eat, in addition to just vegging out, Coney Island is a one-stop-shop for an ideal day off.

Catch the West Indian Day Parade

Between the elaborate costumes and cultural displays of music and dance, this annual celebration of Caribbean pride is a sight to behold. On Monday, catch a ride to the parade route—anywhere along Eastern Parkway between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza—starting at 11am. Be sure to note street closures in the area.

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