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Find fun Atlantic City, New Jersey events

Atlantic City has always been about entertainment, but in recent years, the city has become a must-stop location for popular Jersey shore events such as top musical acts in concert, championship boxing matches, celebrity sightings, family-friendly Boardwalk Hall events, and more.

Whether you’re traveling to AC for vacation, a sporting event or a conference or meeting, you’ll find a full calendar of Jersey shore events, with a variety of Boardwalk Hall events and Atlantic City attractions to choose from throughout the year. Use the options below to search for upcoming Atlantic City concerts, comedy shows, festivals and more. Click on event listings for tickets, venue location and other details.

Find information about Atlantic City, New Jersey events on the Boardwalk Hall calendar and the Convention & Tradeshow Calendar or browse the upcoming events below.

Select a date for a snapshot view of great Jersey shore events for that day. 

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Alice in Chains
Alice in Chains was among the biggest to emerge from the grunge scene that spawned Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden.  They have released five studio albums, three EPs, two live albums, four compilations, and two DVDs. The band is known for its distinctive vocal style.

Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s, selling over 20 million albums worldwide, and over 14 million in the US alone. In 1992 the band's second album, Dirt, was released to critical acclaim and was certified quadruple platinum. Their third album, Alice in Chains, was released in 1995 and has been certified double platinum. It achieved No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 chart. The band has had 14 top ten songs on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and nine Grammy Award nominations.
Alice in Chains
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Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies. Formerly a quartet featuring Michael McCary, they are currently a trio composed of baritone Nathan Morris alongside tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman. During the 1990s, Boyz II Men found fame on Motown Records as a quartet. McCary left the group in 2003 due to health issues.
Boyz II Men
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George Benson
George Benson is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.
George Benson
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Happy 135th Birthday Lucy!
Everyone’s favorite STILT-WALKER, MACKIE, will be on hand to greet Lucy’s friends and help celebrate her special day.  Again this year, Lucy will have a carnival Midway complete with more games of chance and prizes than last year.  No birthday party would be complete without hotdogs, soda, Philly Pretzels, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, and of course, birthday cake.  A favorite from last year, we are bringing back roasted fresh Jersey corn on the cob…YUM!

New this year, we will feature a nine hole miniature golf course. There will be a giant slide, a Birthday Cake Moon Bounce, and a 30’ rock wall.   Have your future told with tarot cards by Doreen.  Evelyn Johnson of Cape May Court House, author of Lucy’s official bedtime storybooks, will also be on hand to sign copies of her highly acclaimed children’s books from 10am to 4pm.   Tours through the World’s Largest Elephant will be offered every half hour.

RAIN DATE JULY 24TH
Happy 135th Birthday Lucy!
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Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy
Geoffrey Arnold "Jeff" Beck is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three noted guitarists to have played with The Yardbirds. Beck also formed The Jeff Beck Group and Beck, Bogert & Appice.

George "Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced guitarists including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with harmonica player Junior Wells.

Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy
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KIDZ BOP
The Life Of The Party Tour is traveling to 50+ U.S. cities to celebrate KIDZ BOP’s 15th birthday.  The KIDZ BOP Kids – Ashlynn Chong, Sela Hack, Matt Martinez and Grant Knoche – headline the tour. The all-new live show features the biggest pop songs of the year, awesome choreography, and more fun surprises from The KIDZ BOP Kids. The Life Of The Party Tour is the ultimate pop star experience, and the perfect concert event for the entire family. 
KIDZ BOP
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The Genesis Show
The Genesis Show is a Genesis Tribute Band that focuses on the Phil Collins era of the band specifically 1976-1982. For this concert The Genesis Show will be performing the music of Genesis from the '77 Wind & Wuthering Tour also known as The Seconds Out Tour from which their classic Seconds Out live album was recorded. With two drummers and lots of vintage gear The Genesis Show faithfully reproduces the Live sound Genesis had in the mid-1970's. This era of Genesis represents the band at their peak as a live act. Hear classics such as Supper's Ready, Dance On A Volcano, Los Endos, and many more played live as you would have heard them in 1977. If you are a fan of this era then this is not to be missed. While The Genesis Show does not pretend to look like Genesis, the music, lights and spirit of the show is about as close to Genesis as you can get without being Genesis. Grab your tickets today.
The Genesis Show
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21-Point Atlantic City Tour
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride through Atlantic City. Situated on the historic Absecon Island and home to nearly 40,000 people, you'll discover where to go and what to do while visiting our great city. Best known as the “Welcome Tour of AC,” you will be introduced to its charming neighborhoods, landmarks, and historic sites. This tour includes 50 points of interest in this 17.4 square mile resort. You will be treated to a historical narrative of today and yesterday, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.
21-Point Atlantic City Tour
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Atlantic City Heritage Tour
Let’s journey into the life and contributions of African Americans in the development of Atlantic City. Inspired by the book, The Northside, you'll discover the people, the places and the events that make Atlantic City home for many African Americans. This tour includes 26 points of interest, such as Pop Lloyd Stadium, Chicken Bone Beach, Civil Rights Garden, and many other sites revered by the African-American community; salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.
Atlantic City Heritage Tour
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Atlantic City Nature Eco Tour
Take a drive outside the city limits to explore the National Wildlife Refuge where more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats are actively protected and managed for wildlife. This exotic sanctuary overlooking the Atlantic City skyline is a treasure to behold. Also, enjoy a mid day wine tasting, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, and transportation. 
Atlantic City Nature Eco Tour
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Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
Experience the best in New Jersey wines, because no one does it better! Sip and savor the award winning flavors of the area's premier handcrafted fine wines. Includes tastings from Balic Winery and Tomasello Winery, signature wine glasses, stroll through the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour host, and round trip transportation.

Tour is approximately 4 hours.
Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
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Five At The 5
Party like its 1950 as we recreate the stylings of the famed 500 Club for five weekends in July.

FIVE at the 5 features Dave Damiani & the NO VACANCY Orchestra every Friday and Saturday night in July and swings us back in time to the hippest place on the shore all month long…IT'S NEVER THE SAME SHOW TWICE!

July 1 & 2
Sinatra at the Sands-50th year tribute to "Sinatra at the Sands" album with Count Basie & Quincy Jones
Featuring: local legend Ben Marsella and Carly Robyn Green

July 8 & 9
A Tribute to the Big 5 songwriters of all time:  The Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen & Jerome Kern
Featuring: songwriter and performer Spencer Day

July 15 & 16
A Tribute to the 500 Club House Band & John Civera w/ the full 17-piece big band
Featuring: 2 time Grammy winner Peter Erskine

July 22 & 23
A tribute to the Ladies of Soul & the 5th Anniversary of the death of Amy Winehouse
Featuring: Haley Reinhart of Post Modern Jukebox

July 29 & 30
A tribute to Nat & Natalie Cole
Featuring : several of Natalie Cole's bandmates and Molly Ringwald
Five At The 5
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Historic Atlantic City Boardwalk Tour
Enjoy an early morning walking tour of the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. The first boardwalk in the United States, you'll learn of its origins and success for over a century. First built in 1870, you'll come to understand its beloved status and appeal among vacationers from around the world. Tour includes 46 points of interest, historical narrative, salt water taffy, $20.00 meal credit at Resorts Casino Hotel (adult purchase only) and professional tour guide and host.
Historic Atlantic City Boardwalk Tour
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Savage Men - Male Revue Show
Looking for an amazing Atlantic City all in one party location for your next girls night out? Did you love the ambiance and excitement of the movie Magic Mike? Then look no further than the Dusk Night Life Complex in Caesars Casino to fulfill all of your party needs.
 
The Savage Men Atlantic City Male Strip Club is an action packed Magic Mike style venue filled with gorgeous male model strippers and gorgeous male dancers, its the perfect Atlantic City location for a bachelorette party, girls night out or birthday idea. They have featured male revues every Friday and Saturday that consists of one of a kind choreographed male burlesque skits similar to that of the movie Magic Mike. You will also experience live singing, dancing, hilarious comedian emcees, celebrity cast members and outrageously fun bachelorette themed contests with valuable prizes.

Your admission ticket not only will get you into see the Savage Men strip shows but also includes 1 Free drink, 1 Free admission ticket into Dusk Night Club and Retro's 80's club. For reservations call 888-5-Savage or click the link below.
 
Savage Men - Male Revue Show
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Sip, Taste & Tour (Sightseers Delight) with A1 Tours
SIP wine at Tomasello's Winery, includes 5 samples and complimentary designer wine glass. TASTE the old world dining experience of the Historic Smithville Inn, built in 1787 and voted "Best Offshore Restaurant" by Atlantic City Magazine. TOUR the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene complete with 40 plus unique shops and boutiques, along Lake Meone. Also includes professional tour host, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, and round trip transportation.
Sip, Taste & Tour (Sightseers Delight) with A1 Tours
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Tropicana Presents Saturday Night Fireworks
The weekly fireworks display is ten minutes long and will be produced by Fireworks by Grucci, a sixth-generation family-owned company world-renowned for their pyrotechnic artistry and scientific innovation. Called “America’s First Family of Fireworks,” the Gruccis have transformed the night skies to the delight of millions across the globe since 1850.
Tropicana Presents Saturday Night Fireworks
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Ultimate Wine & Dine Tour
Experience the best in New Jersey wine from Tomasello's Winery located in the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene. Guests will walk the cobblestone and brick pathways of this quaint old world towne, explore the 40 plus unique gift shops or boutiques, and take in the sights and sounds along Lake Meone. You will top off the evening with fine gourmet dining complete with 3 courses, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour host, and round trip transportation.


Ultimate Wine & Dine Tour
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"Knee High Knuckle Busters Championships Midget Wrestling"
At Knee High Knuckle Buster, spectators will witness pocket-sized Luchadores tussle, toss, take-down and do whatever it takes to ultimately finish their opponents. Former WWE Wrestler and larger-than-life human being Gene Snitsky, will be the referee for this event!

Along with multiple action-packed matches, Knee High Knuckle Buster will feature music, food, booze and much more! The wrestlers and Snitsky will be available for meet-and-greets and photo ops following the Championship match.

This event is being held in the parking lot next to The Hideaway Comedy Club on New York Avenue.
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Magique: Remixed
Magique: Remixed brings imagination to life with a whirlwind of magic, music, comedy, showgirls, costumes and pure razzle dazzle. The sly humor and youthful energy of Kevin and Caruso add a light-hearted touch to every illusion. With choreography provided by Mistinguett, a seven-time “Show of the Year” award-winner, this family-friendly show has all the spectacle of a Las Vegas extravaganza.
Magique:  Remixed
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Nik Wallenda's Zirkus
Daredevil Nik Wallenda and a talented cast of gymnasts, aerialists and comedians perform an action-packed thrill show where much of the action takes place right over the heads of the audience. The grand finale is a seven-person pyramid on the high wire. Bring the whole family to this fun and exciting show!
Nik Wallenda's Zirkus
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Pro Watercross 2016 National Tour
Professional and amateur athletes will be competing on personal watercrafts in closed course racing and freestyle competitions. Pro Watercross Racing will showcase up to 18 professional athletes at one time and reach speeds of 85 miles per hour in the surf. Pro Watercross Freestyle will display an array of consecutive aerial maneuvers, only to be heightened by ocean conditions. Spectators can expect aerial maneuvers such as back-flips, barrel rolls and much more! The sport of watercross is equivalent to motocross on the water and provides plenty of thrills, spills and excitement.
Pro Watercross 2016 National Tour
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Tropicana's Multimedia Light and Sound Show
Tropicana’s Multimedia Light and Sound Show will play on the boardwalk daily featuring a multitude of high energy themes choreographed to music that are ever changing, ensuring ample variety for visitors. The daily show is free and will be visible at dusk to guests from as far away as Arkansas & the Boardwalk and the City of Ventnor.

Look for our Special Holiday Themed Shows.
Tropicana's Multimedia Light and Sound Show
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Wes Anthony
As an entertainer, Wes has perfected his craft on stages throughout North America and on cruise ships from the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Europe, Asia, Australia, Alaska and Hawaii.

Wes was born in Mississippi and grew up in California. Graduating from San Diego State University with a Masters Degree in Music, he now lives in Hollywood, Florida (near Ft. Lauderdale & Miami).

He has performed with such greats as the Four Tops and Temptations. Touring the world with various Jazz, Reggae, World Beat and Top 40 bands from California has given him a wealth of experience in performing for a wide range of audiences.

Starting his solo project in 2009 has allowed Wes the opportunity to play his show exclusively and to showcase his talent in a unique and personal way.
Wes Anthony
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Huey Lewis & The News
Huey Lewis and the News is an American pop rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, eventually scoring a total of 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary and Mainstream Rock charts.
Huey Lewis & The News
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Dave Konig, Corey Kahaney & Ritch Shydner
Dave Konig is an American comedian and TV host. He has hosted or co-hosted several TV shows, and appeared in films. He won three New York Emmy Awards as the co-host of the comedy series Subway Q&A and hosted the HBO late-night comedy series Hardcore TV. Recently he made 11 appearances as the featured guest comedian on the talk/variety show Late Night with Joey Reynolds on NBC Nonstop.

Cory Kahaney is an American comedian. She competed in the first season of NBC's reality television show Last Comic Standing. Cory was a grand finalist and runner-up in season one of NBC's Last Comic Standing. After making five appearances on CBS's The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, she finally made her debut on the Late Show with David Letterman. She has had her own comedy specials on both Comedy Central and HBO. Cory has spent recent time as the headlining comedian on the Norwegian Gem. She was voted comedian of the year by Magazine and named best female comedian by the Manhattan Cabaret Association.

Ritch Shydner is an American stand-up comedian, comic writer, and actor. Ritch Shydner was born in the small town of Pennsville, New Jersey. He studied business and sociology at Gettysburg College. At Gettysburg College he and sidekick, Camillo "Mad-Dog" Melchiorre, wrote, produced and starred in comedy skits for parents' weekends and fraternity events. Carmen "Honest-Abe" Volpecelli and Pluto "Fenderhead" Dombrosky also contributed to their nearly-famous Used Car Salesman skit.


Borgata Comedy Club Presents Dave Konig, Corey Kahaney & Ritch Shydner
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The Palm Atlantic City Presents "Golden Girls"
Thank you for being a friend!  Especially a Golden Girl friend!  Your favorite ladies from the '80s are throwing a holiday party, and you're invited.  Sophia, Blanche, Rose and Dorothy have worked long and hard to throw the perfect celebration, but will they still be celebrating when they discover that their party guest, Arthur, has not only been two-timing them, but three-timing them?!  The women uncover a deadly love triangle, and they are not at all pleased!  While Sophia and Rose attempt to lighten the mood with their favorite holiday tunes, someone's attempting to lighten the mood with a BANG! Who could the killer be? Cast your vote.  Perhaps YOU can solve this Golden Girls Mystery!
The Palm Atlantic City Presents
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Island Beach Yoga
Island Beach Yoga is for everyone!  Join us for a fun uplifting yoga experience.  We are looking forward to seeing you on the beach!!!

Don't forget to bring a towel or yoga mat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
Island Beach Yoga
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Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Recital & Tour
Built between 1929 and 1932 by the Midmer-Losh Organ Company of Merrick, Long Island, N.Y., the Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ was designed by Atlantic County State Senator and noted organ architect Emerson L. Richards. He specified almost every detail of the instrument, from its physical construction to the actual sound the various stops should make. Although not fully functional for many decades, it is now being restored to its original grandeur.

Recital &Tours run Mon - Fri at 12:00pm (Noon).



Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Recital & Tour
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tours
Built between 1929 and 1932 by the Midmer-Losh Organ Company of Merrick, Long Island, N.Y., the Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ was designed by Atlantic County State Senator, and noted organ architect Emerson L. Richards. He specified almost every detail of the instrument, from its physical construction to the actual sound the various stops should make. Get a group together to tour this magnificent machine.
 
A “Behind the Scenes” tour is offered every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.  This in-depth 2 hour tour leads guests through several sections of the organ which are normally closed to the public and gives an extremely detailed look at the mechanism of the instrument, its history and the current restoration project.  This tour does involve an extensive amount of walking and stair climbing.  An alternate tour path is available for persons with limited mobility.

All tours are free and open to the public and no reservations are necessary.   Entrance to the building is through the front lobby off the boardwalk.

 
 
Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tours
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Stockton's Summer Playhouse Children's Series
Wednesday, July 20: Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach”

Roald Dahl’s beloved classic takes the stage in a new musical that is perfect for the entire family.  One boy, two awful aunts, five larger-than-life insects, and a giant peach!  What happens when magic crystals cause a withered old tree to create the largest and most magnificent peach ever seen?  Luckily, a boy named James and a handful of bugs just happen to be nearby when the peach finally snaps free of its stem, and it sweeps them along on a marvelous adventure.  From Tony-nominated creators Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

 Wednesday, July 27: “The Princess and the Pirate”

A World Premiere Production!  What do you think happens when a Princess lives right next door to a Pirate?  It’s not easy staying prim, proper and polite with so much swashbuckling going on in your neighbor’s backyard!  Tea time turns into a food fight, a phony treasure map leads to a royal abduction and a storm at sea brings more trouble than anybody bargained for!  But with a little imagination, Captain Jackson and Princess Cecily figure out how to turn their rivalry into an unlikely friendship.        
                                                                                                
Wednesday, Aug. 3: “Pinkalicious The Musical”

Pinkalicious loves pink and wants everything in her life to be pink. Her dream is to radiate pink. After over-indulging in pink cupcakes, she wakes up pink. She is thrilled to be pink and have her dream come true.

Her parents take her to the doctor, and she is diagnosed with pinkititis. On the way home, Pinkalicious plays at the playground but is attacked by birds and bees when she is mistaken for a pink flower. Her best friend doesn't even recognize her as she is camouflaged in the garden. At home, she eats another cupcake, and the next morning she wakes up red and develops pink eye pinkititis whereby she can only see the color pink. Now she must do something to fix her predicament.

She bravely follows the doctor's order to eat green food. Due to her new resolve, Pinkalicious is transformed back to normal. Pinkalicious has learned self-control and to be careful for what you wish for. Her brother, on the other hand, has eaten the last cupcake, turns pink, and shouts with glee: Pink-A-Boo!

Stockton's Summer Playhouse Children's Series
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