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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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2nd Annual Beach Ball Drop
Join us as we kick off summer Memorial Day Weekend with live music, contests and games on the Boardwalk. 

At 5:00pm be here for the 2nd Annual Beach Ball Drop where we will drop 5,000 beach balls over the Boardwalk.

After the ball drop, top it off with great food and frozen concoctions from Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, or right on the beach at Landshark Bar and Grill.
2nd Annual Beach Ball Drop
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Aqua Fridays #Beatclan Presents A Live Performance by Aaron Carter
Aaron Charles Carter is an American singer. He came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage audiences during the early-first decade of the 21st century with his four studio albums. In 2014, he announced that he would begin releasing new music, and began by releasing a single featuring rapper Pat Solo, "Ooh Wee", which first became available as a free download with purchase on his web store.
Aqua Fridays #Beatclan Presents A Live Performance by Aaron Carter
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Brit Floyd
An amazing journey through five decades of Pink Floyd

Brit Floyd - The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show, returns to North America in 2015 to launch its Space and Time World Tour 2015, their most ambitious show to date; with a spectacular new light show, an even bigger stage production and over one hundred concerts planned throughout the United States and Canada between March and August 2015.

Celebrating five decades of Pink Floyd; from their creation in 1965 right through to the release of their brand new album, 'The Endless River’, this amazing new show includes performances from all Pink Floyd's biggest selling albums, including The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus a host of other Pink Floyd musical surprises.
Brit Floyd
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Car Cruise at Historic Smithville
Stop by from 5-8 and see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own! This is not a car show but a place for people who enjoy cars or have a car they like to show off to come together and talk "car".
Car Cruise at Historic Smithville
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The Who Hits 50!
THE WHO, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour to North America in 2015 with a stop at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.

Set lists on these shows will take their audience on an “Amazing Journey” through THE WHO’s entire career, from the band’s early days to classic albums including WHO’S NEXT, TOMMY, QUADROPHENIA, MY GENERATION and LIVE AT LEEDS, through the present day.

Joan Jett and The Blackhearts will also join The Who as special guests.
The Who Hits 50!
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Tropicana Kick Off Festivities
At dusk, Tropicana’s jaw-dropping Multimedia Light and Sound Show will debut on the property’s re-imagined Boardwalk façade followed by fireworks. Daily high energy and ever changing shows, massive LED screens, strobe lights and continuous digital media displays will light up the night in a must-see choreographed multimedia light and sound show.
Tropicana Kick Off Festivities
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Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady is an American actor, singer, comedian and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics!, and has hosted Let's Make a Deal since its 2009 revival.

RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 2.  MAY 2 TICKETS WILL BE HONORED.
Wayne Brady
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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
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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.

NOTE:  THERE WILL BE NO SHOW APRIL 9, 10 & 11
Almost Angels
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Family Fun Day with A1 Tours

Guests will enjoy a day of fun and exploration at the Absecon Lighthouse, the Atlantic City Aquarium, Historic gardner's Basin, and Lucy the Elephant. Climb the 228 steps to one of the oldest lighthouses in the country! Explore the sea without getting wet and climb the world's largest elephant - six stories high! Package includes all entry fees, museums, gift shops and round trip transportation.

Family Fun Day with A1 Tours
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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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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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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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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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Tropicana Presents Always Believe: A Tribute to Glee
What do you get when you cross a group of high school misfits, a choir director, and big dreams of success? … A Live It Up style musical mash-up like you’ve never seen before.

Take a ride on a musical adventure as a group of ragtags and eccentric personalities overcome obstacles and reach for their dreams. With a choir director who believes that they can reach the national choir competition – and win it, this comedy musical will warm your heart, make you cry and have you laughing in the aisles.

The show opens with the optimistic choir director who works tirelessly to motivate and inspire the kids while battling against other faculty members enthusiastically trying to undercut his mission at every turn.  While the undertaking is a lot harder than he thought it would be, the choir director is determined to push the kids to the top and win the National Choir Competition. From off-key moments and life lessons to sizzling show stopper performances, the kids take inspiration from the likes of Katy Perry and the Beatles and sing their way to New York and experience the wonder of Broadway.    

Performed by an amazing cast of ‘singers and shakers’, this high-energy production brings music, personalities, and drama together to tell the classic story of big dreams and even bigger hearts.  You will be jumping out of your seat to cheer the kids on to success!

This production is not affiliated with the Glee television series or endorsed by Twentieth Century Fox. 
Tropicana Presents Always Believe:  A Tribute to Glee
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Billy Gardell
William "Billy" Gardell is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. He has been visible within the comedy world industry since 1989. Gardell currently plays police officer Mike Biggs on Mike & Molly. He also made an appearance in a dozen episodes of My Name Is Earl as a police officer. Gardell voiced Santa in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, as well as starring on Sullivan & Son in the recurring role of Lyle Winkler.
Billy Gardell
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Caught Up In The Swing & Papa & Sinatra: Their Way
Caught Up In The Swing
 
 A comedic ballet created to celebrate Atlantic City Ballet’s 30th Anniversary. Set in a hotel during the glamorous heyday of 1920’s Atlantic City, this ballet is a fun and reminiscent story with Broadway style dance, tap, ballet and even showgirls, this ballet will have you laughing and tapping your feet from the time the curtain rises.
 
 Papa & Sinatra: Their Way
 
In honor of his centennial year, AC Ballet pays tribute to Frank Sinatra's signature songs that defined a generation. Phyllis Papa's exquisite choreography combined with "Ole Blue Eyes' " iconic melodies makes this program a must see for both ballet and Sinatra fans.
Caught Up In The Swing & Papa & Sinatra:  Their Way
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Dom Irrera with Big Daddy Graham
Nominated, six times for an American Comedy Award, Dom Irrera’s stand-up material was honed in a multi-generational Italian household in South Philadelphia with his mother, sister, grandmother, uncles and cousins all under one very big roof. A great-grandmother even lived across the street. Together there were three floors and four generations of family. When Dom Irrera takes the stage, he does not simply get on it, he owns it!
Dom Irrera with Big Daddy Graham
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Epic Saturdays #Beatclan Presents A Live Performance by Chanel West Coast
Chelsea Chanel Dudley, better known by her stage name Chanel West Coast, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, actress, model and television personality. She came to prominence for her roles in MTV's Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. She is also known as Young Bonn
Epic Saturdays #Beatclan Presents A Live Performance by Chanel West Coast
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MIXX Presents Fedde Le Grand
Fedde le Grand is a Dutch house DJ and producer whose single "Put Your Hands Up For Detroit"  reached number one on the UK's singles and the top 5 in the Dutch singles chart, and spent five weeks in the Spanish dance chart. On 28 October 2009, DJ Magazine announced the results of their annual Top 100 DJ Poll, with Ultra Records artist Fedde le Grand placed at #29 climbing to #21 in 2010 and #14 in 2011.
MIXX Presents Fedde Le Grand
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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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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
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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 at the historic Smithville Inn, built in 1787 and voted "Best Offshore Restaurant" by Atlantic City Magazine. TOUR The Noyes Museum, the Towne of Historic Smithville, and the Village Greene. Also includes Tour Guide/Host, Round Trip Transportation, Shopping Discounts and Freebies.  Additional amenities on site include paddle boats, carousel rides, train rides and great shopping!
Sip, Taste & Tour (Sightseers Delight) with A1 Tours
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Russell Peters
Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance, in 2007 the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Centre, in 2009 a sales record in London, in 2010 attracting the largest audience in Australia for a stand-up comedy show, and in 2012 setting attendance records for a single comedian at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Russell Peters
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MIXX Presents Lil Jon
Lil Jon (Jonathan Smith) is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and international DJ who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock. He was also featured on the Celebrity Apprentice during its 11th and 13th seasons.
MIXX Presents Lil Jon
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Richie Minnervini, Rodi Alexander, Mark Friedman & Dick Capri
Performing at major casinos, comedy clubs, corporate events, theaters and cruise ships, comedian Richie Minervini knows how to keep an audience laughing. Richie is well known for his rapid-fire style delivery of good clean comedy.  A veteran of standup comedy, Richie Minervini is a seasoned comedian. Richie is the former owner of Long Island’s premier comedy club, The East Side Comedy Club and that was where celebrities such as Rosie O’Donnell, Jay Leno, Eddie Murphy, Kevin James and Ray Romano started their standup careers.

Mark Friedman and Rodi Alexander are two of Florida’s favorite Entertainers. For years they have been WOWING audiences all over the world with their separate, high energy solo shows. Mark and Rodi met in 1995 donating their time and talents to a Charity Fundraising show and are presently still heavily involved with that organization. As these two “Power Charged Entertainers” came together, they brought, not only their Extraordinary Talents, but a Warmth and Chemistry that is felt throughout the evening. Their show, which is always varied, includes music, song, dance, comedy and impressions from every genre in the Entertainment World. An evening with this, “Dynamic Duo” will leave you Exhilarated and wanting more.  As much as they love performing together, they claim the Greatest product of their performance was the birth of their son in 1999, Daryn Alexander Friedman.

When not touring or making television appearances, Dick Capri can often be found doing what he does best-making people laugh-at the top Hotels in Atlantic City, Vegas, Reno, Tahoe and more.  Capri writes most of his own material, much of it based on his own experiences from his travels.  His unique style features a measured and deliberate delivery and his material is crisp and topical.  This mix of comedy sets him distinctly apart from traditional stand-up comedians.

Borgata Comedy Club Presents Richie Minnervini, Rodi Alexander, Mark Friedman & Dick Capri
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Peter Lemongello
Singer,  Peter  Lemongello,  the first  artist to sell over  ONE  MILLION  ALBUMS  ON  TELEVISION is  truly  one  of  America’s  great  stage  performers working  today!  His strong, rich voice and stage personality thrills audiences all over the country.

Peter Lemongello has  appeared  on  every  major  television  show, (25  Tonight  Show  Appearances) and  has  been  featured  in  every  Major  Publication  in  the  United  States  and  Europe.

His  “Unprecedented  Television  Commercial  Campaign” to  promote  his  albums, turned out to  be  the  forerunner  for INFOMERCIALS and MTV, which is still being taught today in college marketing classes. It was the MILLION SELLER, LOVE ’76 MOOD-ROCK ALBUM that not only made him a household name, it lead to being the only singer ever to be on front page of “The Wall Street Journal”.  He was also named “Bachelor of the Month  in  Cosmopolitan  Magazine”.  His instant fame created  sold  out  concerts  at  Carnegie Hall,  Madison  Square  Garden,  Lincoln  Center  for the  Performing  Arts,  as  well  as  countless  Head-Lining  performances in  Atlantic  City,  Las  Vegas  and  Branson,  Missouri.
Peter Lemongello
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Memorial Day Luau
Annual Memorial Day Luau at 101 Boardwalk & the Beach, with live music, food, surfing , SUP & FUN.   Information may be found at acsurfschool.com, or see AC Surf School on Facebook for updates, testimonials and pictures.
Memorial Day Luau
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Jazz @ The Grill
Featuring Dwain Davis Quartet.  Proceeds will benefit The Chicken Bone Beach Foundation.
Jazz @ The Grill
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SNL's Michael Che & Colin Jost
Michael Che is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He was briefly a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and has previously worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live. At the end of September 2014, he became a Weekend Update co-anchor for the 40th season of Saturday Night Live, alongside Colin Jost. Che replaced Cecily Strong on Weekend Update.

Colin Kelly Jost is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and head writer for the TV program Saturday Night Live. On March 1, 2014, he joined the show's cast as a featured player and succeeded Seth Meyers as the co-anchor of Weekend Update.
SNL's Michael Che & Colin Jost
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