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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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2014 Import Car Show
Finally, function meets form at Import Expo Atlantic City. Stance, speed and style converge at the crossroads to bring a new standard to inspiration and entertainment. More than just your typical car show, be prepared to encounter some the finest examples of modified vehicles the East Coast and Canada have to offer at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
2014 Import Car Show
11 | 01
Cage Fury Fighting Championships
Cage Fury Fighting Championships is an American mixed martial arts promotion. Founded by Felix and Amy Martinez, it promoted in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The last-minute cancellation of its sixth event in 2007 signaled its temporary demise; however, it resurfaced nearly four years later. CFFC featured many Ultimate Fighting Championship veterans, including fight commentator Dan Severn, as well as appearances by Evan Tanner, Kimbo Slice, Frank Shamrock, and Homer Moore. A number of former champions have appeared or currently appear in the UFC.
Cage Fury Fighting Championships
11 | 01
Haven Nightclub Presents Robbie Rivera
Roberto "Robbie" Rivera is a prolific house music producer and DJ born in Puerto Rico. He has an extensive catalog of original productions and remixes to his credit, ranging from tribal to progressive house, as well as incorporating garage and Latin elements. He and his wife Monica Olabarrieta have homes in Miami and Ibiza. On October 28, 2009, DJ Magazine announced the results of their annual Top 100 DJ Poll, with Rivera placing #95.
Haven Nightclub Presents Robbie Rivera
11 | 01
Jeff Ross
Jeff Ross is a stand-up comedian, insult comic, actor, director and author. His skill is doing high-profile celebrity roasts and he is best known for his appearances in Comedy Central's Roasts and he has been dubbed "The Roastmaster General." He is Jewish and from New Jersey. He has appeared in various film, television, and cartoon projects. He has made appearances at events for U.S. soldiers and directed a documentary film covering his experiences touring U.S. bases in Iraq.
Jeff Ross
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Louie Anderson
Louie Perry Anderson is a stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Anderson created the cartoon series Life with Louie, has written three books, and was the initial host of the second revival of the game show Family Feud, from 1999 to 2002.
Louie Anderson
11 | 01
MIXX Presents Halloween with Deorro
Erick Orrosquieta, commonly known by his stage name Deorro, is an Mexican American DJ/producer signed to Ultra Records. He formerly used the name TON!C. Deorro began his DJ career by playing at local gigs when he was 14. He was born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents. By the time Deorro turned 17, he was already producing his own tracks. In 2012, he was asked by DJ/producer Chuckie to remix his track "Make Some Noise". Deorro's remix landed in the top 50 on Beatport.

PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED FOR BEST COSTUMES.
MIXX Presents Halloween with Deorro
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Phillip Phillips
Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips won the eleventh season of American Idol in 2012. His coronation song "Home" released after his win, became the best selling of all coronation songs. His debut album The World from the Side of the Moon was released on November 19, 2012. His second album, Behind the Light, was released on May 19, 2014.
Phillip Phillips
11 | 01
The Guess Who
The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Initially gaining recognition in Canada, the group also found international success from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s with numerous hit singles, including "No Time", "American Woman", "These Eyes" and "Share the Land". Several former members of The Guess Who, notably Randy Bachman, have found considerable success outside the band.
The Guess Who
11 | 01
21-Point City Tour
City-wide tour highlighting the best of Atlantic City - old and new! You'll discover at least 21 points of interest and landmarks throughout this great city.
21-Point City Tour
11 | 01
Almost Angels
Almost Angels continue to create the kind of hysteria associated with national, mega-hit bands.  The hottest show & dance party in Atlantic City keeps raising the bar.  Currently in their 5th year of residency at Ego Bar & Lounge, this sexy, high-energy band performs the hottest hits in contemporary music from artists like Rihanna, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and more
Almost Angels
11 | 01
Heritage Tour
A journey in 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. Includes Pop Lloyd Stadium ,Chicken Bone Beach, Civil Rights Garden, African American Museum, and many other sites revered by the African American community. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Heritage Tour
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Historic Boardwalk Tour
A 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 among tourists from around the world. Must be able to walk approximately 4 miles, leisurely. Leaves from in front of Showboat on the boardwalk. 90 minutes.
Historic Boardwalk Tour
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Joe Holiday's Magic and Mayhem
International Magician Joe Holiday has traveled the world with his unique style of comedy & magic. From theaters, theme parks and casinos to overseas performances for our troops, Joe has been hailed as the definition of COOL in magic! This high-energy magic show combines outstanding feats of magic, audience participation, popular music, mind reading and laugh-out-loud comedy. Fun for the entire family! Atlantic City's Best Family Value!

Dinner & Show package available starting one hour prior to showtime.


 
 
Joe Holiday's Magic and Mayhem
11 | 01
Nature & Eco Tour with A1 Tours
Visit the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge where more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats are actively protected and managed for wildlife. Located in one of the Atlantic Flyway's most active flight paths, this refuge provides a vital link of protection and habitation for area wildlife; particualrly the endangered and threatened bird species which nest here. Next door, visit the Noyes Museum, the sole fine arts museum in the region. Browse and shop the 10,000 square feet of exhibition space and step outside to enjoy the one of a kind sculpture gardens
Nature & Eco Tour with A1 Tours
11 | 01
Savage Men - Male Revue Show
The Savage Men Atlantic City Male Revue is an action packed male show filled with gorgeous male models and gorgeous male dancers, its the perfect Atlantic City show for a bachelorette party, girls night out or birthday idea. This male revue consists of one of a kind choreographed male burlesque skits similar to that of the movie Magic Mike. We also have live singing, dancing, hilarious comedian emcees, celebrity cast members and outrageously fun bachelorette themed contests with valuable prizes.
 
Savage Men - Male Revue Show
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Sip, Taste & Tour (Sightseers Delight) with A1 Tours
Tomasello's Winery awaits you for a classic wine sampling.  Enjoy lunch at the Historic Smithville Inn (1787) and take in the unique sights of the Noyes Museum, the Towne of Historic Smithville and the Village Greene.
Sip, Taste & Tour (Sightseers Delight) with A1 Tours
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The Dining Room
Pull up a chair and join in as one table sets the scene for several families, in A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room. Life, in its chaos, warmth and heartbreak all seems to happen when everyone comes together for a meal. In a mosaic of scenes spanning 100 years of the American family experience, the Dining Room touches universal emotions and experiences, with love and humor. Directed by Paul Herron, featuring the Atlantic City Theater Company.
The Dining Room
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The Real Men of Scores
The Real Men of Scores is the perfect entertainment option for bachelorette parties, Girls’ Night Out, or anyone seeking new adventures in the Atlantic City nightlife scene. The 90-minute performances will take place at 10 p.m. on Friday nights and at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturday nights, and guests can opt to purchase additional packages for a customized and unforgettable experience. Each ticket includes two complimentary cocktails, including wine, champagne, and Scores’ signature frozen margaritas aka The Real MANgarita. But the party doesn’t end when the curtains close – The Blue Velvet Theater will transform into a nightlife hotspot just for the ladies on Friday and Saturday nights from midnight to close. Ladies can take a break from dancing to top hits and receive personal lap dances from the one and only Real Men of Scores.
The Real Men of Scores
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Ultimate Wine & Dine Tour
Wine and dine at the historic Renault Winery Resort & Golf. Nearly one century and a half young, Renault is one of the oldest wineries in the country and is registered as a New Jersey Historical site.
 
This "Ultimate Wine & Dine Tour" package includes dinner, wine tasting, tour of Prohibition Alley and museum, gift shop along with round-trip transportation.
Ultimate Wine & Dine Tour
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Zombie Paintball Hayride
Battlegrounds Paintball has been infected with zombies! Join us for the Zombie Paintball Hayride: Shoot to Survive and help eliminate the flesh eating zombies that have infested our park! The zombies might out number you, but you have all the weapons! The zombies  will stop at nothing to infect Battlegrounds Paintball at NJMP!
 
Plan of Attack: Go in and shoot them before they get us and multiply.  Aim at one or try and shoot as many as you can. Don’t let your arms or legs hang off the wagon or face the consequences of these ferocious creatures! Humanity is counting on you. Shoot fast, shoot true, and shoot to kill.
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Zombie Paintball Hayride
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3D Light & Sound Show
The Atlantic City 3D sound and light show consists of surround sound, theatrical lighting, and the latest architectural video mapping technologies. Video mapping is a technique that uses existing architecture as a canvas to bring the building alive (in this case, Boardwalk Hall). The show is an 8½ minute story that reflects the personality of Atlantic City, but everyone who watches the show may have a different interpretation.


Preview each light show below and watch it live in Atlantic City!

Boardwalk Beat


AC Dreamin'


3D Light & Sound Show
11 | 01
A Night of Amiri Baraka
He was called a poet, playwright and prophet, a radical, monster and visionary. Amiri Baraka challenged audiences for more than fifty years. A man who embodied the changing, often violent, times and events during what has been called "the civil rights era". Using The Dutchman his Obe award winning play, as the central work, we will honor Baraka in his terms: criticism, music, poetry, through laughter, tears and questions.
A Night of Amiri Baraka
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Tommy Gooch, Billy Garan & Jimmy Shubert
Tommy started in Stand Up Comedy in 1999 and has performed on all the major stages in New York City.
 His comedy has traveled & succeeded in places such as the Catskills, Poconos, Ocean City Maryland, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and numerous areas in the Northeast.  His ranting self-deprecating, family-oriented style of comedy always makes him a loveable favorite for a Feature Act & Headliner.

Billy Garan began his career performing stand-up at Catch A Rising Star in New York City. Shortly thereafter, he joined a comedy troupe called Funny Business that toured hundreds of colleges throughout the country.  Billy's staggering list of impressions is demonstrated in his Hollywood High routine where he plays all the characters in a classroom of celebrity students, ranging from Truman Capote to Sylvester Stallone. He not only does the voices with superb accuracy, but also the mannerisms

Always the class clown and entertainer, Jimmy would perform magic tricks for his friends and family. By the age of 15, he had become an accomplished professional magician. He later channeled all that energy into stand-up comedy. Jimmy started performing right out of high school in comedy clubs around the Philly area. He later moved to Los Angeles and started working at the Comedy Store, performing and writing material for acts like Yakov Smirnoff, Jimmy Walker and Louie Anderson, and Andrew "Dice" Clay. 


 
Borgata Comedy Club Presents Tommy Gooch, Billy Garan & Jimmy Shubert
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MIXX Presents Will Sparks
Will Sparks is a 20- year old DJ and producer from Melbourne, Australia, who is quickly rising on the electronic dance music horizon. Being hugely successful on his home turf, the young talent is now looking to take over the global EDM scene. With his praised musical talent and energetic electro-house beats with his own twist, there is no doubt that he will soon be rocking the stages worldwide.
MIXX Presents Will Sparks
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GLBT - Party Sundays
If it’s a Sunday night at the Blue Velvet Theater, you can count on the girls to light up the stage in their bedazzled and sequined glory. And not just any girls – we’re talking about the fierce divas of the new “GLBT T-Party Sundays,” a weekly show of fabulous drag performances at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel, featuring comedy, costumes, upbeat music, dancing, drink specials, and lots of pre and post-show partying. The show is geared toward the GLBT community, but is open to all. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show begins at 10:30 p.m. every Sunday night.

After the show, the party continues with music, drink specials, go-go dancing, and the divalicious cast members themselves who stick around to mingle with the crowd all night long. Bottle service and drink specials are available before, during, and throughout the show, including the fruity “Brooklyn Peach” cocktail or select beer.
GLBT - Party Sundays
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Allen Edwards Home for the Holidays
Remember the true meaning of the Christmas season with Allen Edwards. Enjoy Allens favorite Christmas music, combined with a variety of other musical selections in this touching and powerful performance.
Allen Edwards Home for the Holidays
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Steve Lazarus, Tina Giorgi & Ben Creed
Comedian Steve Lazarus has audiences rolling in the aisles from coast-to-coast. The long-time Yankee Stadium Beer Man turned comedian gives a unique perspective on what life is like both in and out of the stands.

Tina Giorgi is a crowd-pleasing intelligent comedienne. Reviewers refer to her performances as 'comedy with a brain.' She is a favorite act in major clubs across the country and a constant performer in New York city and Las Vegas. Tina is a versatile entertainer with a resume that includes television and radio appearances, comedy club performances and writing and acting credentials.

Ben Creed brings Killer Comedy served up in an old school style. His voice is gravelly, his material is hilarious and brutally honest. After giving up a scholarship to study as a Shakespearean actor in LA he moved to New York City. He developed his unique style as a regular on stage at Dangerfield's. (Rodney's Club)
 
Ben was featured on the video called "Comedy’s Dirtiest Dozen" with the likes of Tim Allen and Bill Hicks. He is that good.
Borgata Comedy Club Presents Steve Lazarus, Tina Giorgi & Ben Creed
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Comedy Stop Presents Alycia Cooper, Michael Palascak & Gary Delena
Quickly on her way to the top of the comedy food chain, mainstream comedienne, Alycia Cooper, is a force to be reckoned with. In 2000, Alycia made her national television debut performing stand up on BET's "Oh Drama." After this, the live appearances kept coming. Alycia has been featured on, "Comicview," "Last Comic Standing," "Byron Allen's Comics Unleashed," "America's Got Talent," "The Mo'Nique Show," "Wanda Does It," "Gossip Queens," "The Ricki Lake Show," "Nick's Mom's Night Out, "The Bob and Tom Show," and "Stand Up in Stilettos." She gained a lot of buzz in 2013-2014 as a regular panelist on "The Bethenny Show

In the last three years, Michael debuted on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He also performed at The TBS LOL Lounge in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Chicago. He also has performed at Caesar's Palace in The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas and was the winner of HBO's Lucky 21 Stand-up Contest. He won the Chicago region of Comedy Central's Open Mic Fight and went on to make his Comedy Central debut on Live at Gotham Season 3. Last year, he was selected as one of 12 comedians in America and internationally to debut his half hour special on the inaugural season of Comedy Central's The Half Hour.

"EEE-Yes!" Gary is a rock singer turned comedian. De Lena, with his trusty guitar in hand and confident smile, will simply win the crowd over with an enthusiastic set that mixes musical parodies, good natured clowning, a couple of continuous callbacks and an ability to befriend the room by simply chatting. DeLena knows what comedy audiences want and delivering it has been second nature for years. Gary is hosting the morning show on New Jersey radio B-98.5, WBBO, based in Manahawkin. He also does a number of song parodies heard on Nassau Broadcasting radio stations, including 97.5 WPST.
Comedy Stop Presents Alycia Cooper, Michael Palascak & Gary Delena
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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.

Specialty tours giving an extremely detailed history and guided look behind the scenes of some of the normally closed sections of Boardwalk Hall’s pipe organs are available on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.

• A $20 donation is requested by the docents for these tours for the benefit of the work of the Historic Organ Restoration Committee (H.O.R.C.)
• The number of visitors that can be accommodated on each tour is limited and places will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis
• Wheelchair visitors can be accommodated but some parts of the organ chambers and Hall are not fully accessible
• Visitors must check-in at the security desk inside the Hall's main lobby (accessed via the center doors) by 10 A.M. Visitors who anticipate being late should call the Tour Guide (on the number provided with the Tour Confirmation). For security reasons, late arrivals cannot join the tour once it has departed the main lobby.  
• Tour length is 2 hours, and guests should make reservations by contacting sball@accenter.com
 
 
Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tours
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JR Martinez
Jose Rene "J. R." Martinez is an American actor, motivational speaker and former U.S. Army soldier. Starting in 2008, he played the role of Brot Monroe on the ABC daytime drama All My Children. He is the winner of Season 13 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Martinez served as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Rose Parade. He is currently costarring on the syndicated action series SAF3.
JR Martinez
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