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Atlantic City for the Holidays: Yule Love It

The holidays are a special time in Atlantic City. The already-vibrant streets shine even brighter with holiday lights and the excitement is palpable. The holidays also bring some of the best concerts and shows to AC. From over-the-top music and light shows to introspective dance performances, these family-friendly holiday events in AC promise to entertain.

Jingle All the Way is a holiday jamboree featuring Broadway dancers and singers who perform all of your holiday favorites. Runs select days from November 16-December 19.

Looking for the perfect upbeat show for a friend or family outing? The Atlantic City Ballet’s It’s a Shore Holiday fuses modern and traditional dance numbers in an imaginative holiday-themed spectacle. Nightly November 28-30.

Don’t miss the one-night-only Mannheim Steamroller Christmas on November 29. This uplifting musical performance mixes classical and rock styles for a uniquely modern holiday sound. That same night, you can also catch the Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Extravaganza, featuring holiday hits in a rockin’ swing style reminiscent of “Jump Jive an’ Wail.”

Jazz music and the holidays seem to go hand in hand, so don’t miss a holiday concert by Stockton’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble on December 1. The next night offers another musical treat by Richard Stockton College’s Select Chorale Ensemble. This concert on December 2 offers classical acapella versions of holiday tunes ranging from centuries-old to modern-day.

Celebrate a Boardwalk Christmas with Beth Tinnon & Friends on December 5 at Dante Hall Theater. Tinnon’s soulful singing adds a new dimension to holiday classics that’s sure to get you in the spirit!

For an adults-only event that’s a blast and a half, don’t miss the Annual Running of the Santas on December 6. Don your Santa attire and join this spirited pub crawl down the Boardwalk and through the Tropicana Casino Resort.

The Bay-Atlantic Symphony’s Holiday Cheer! on December 13 promises a grandiose concert featuring masterful orchestral musicians and classical Christmas carols.

Finally, we have a Christmastime classic, the Nutcracker, performed by the Atlantic City Ballet. This graceful and timeless music and dance performance delivers season’s greetings. Catch it December 18-23.

Let the season of mirth and merriment begin! Join us for the holidays in Atlantic City this year.