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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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Champ Truck World Series & Chumpcar World Series
ChampTruck World Series is North America’s home for REAL, AFFORDABLE, COMPETITIVE big-rig truck road racing. We’re talking real racing, real tracks and real big trucks! We’re talking six-wheel drifts and lots of gear-jammin’ action! And we’re proud to say that ChampTruck is open and available to anyone, without prior racing experience!

ChumpCar World Series was developed for gear-heads; for people who love driving and driving fast. It’s not about gimmicks or theatrics. It’s not about spending buckets of money, either. Rather, it’s for Chumps like you that have always wanted to go road racing without all the hassles or huge rule books or obscene expense. It’s about ‘Joe Average’ and almost-race-ready cars.
Champ Truck World Series & Chumpcar World Series
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The Neverly Brothers
Fasten your seat belts for a guided musical tour through rock ‘n’ roll history! The Neverly Brothers play all your favorite Rock n’ Roll and Rhythm & Blues hits from the 1950s American pioneers to the 1964 British Invasion groups in an awe inspiring concert that will have you singing, dancing and thoroughly entertained.
The Neverly Brothers
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Gemini, Mitchell Walters & Joey Kola
Gemini is a Comedian, Ventriloquist, and Stand up Comedian/Magician. This one man wonder will blow your mind. Gemini Comedy is your one stop source for the best Stand-up comedy show you may ever see! Gemini combines stage illusion, dance, comedy, romance, audience participation, ventriloquism, and great fun into one astonishing show!

There is too much to say about Mitchell. Bottom line... Mitchell gets the laughs! Mitchell is one of America's funniest comedians. He is a regular at all the best comedy clubs in New York and Los Angeles including The Comic Strip and The World Famous Improv. He has been seen on NBC's "The Tonight Show," A&E's "Comedy On The Road" Showtime's Comedy Club Network, Rascals Comedy Hour and Comedy Central and was one of Sam Kinnison's original "Outlaws of Comedy." He is a regular in Atlantic City and Las Vegas, where he has worked with such big names as Michael Bolton, Jay Leno, Joan Rivers and Gary Shandling. As a writer, Mitchell's writing credits include shows from Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days to Spin City and Frazier

As a stand-up comedian for 30 years, Joey Kola has performed for hundreds of thousands of people throughout his career in the US, Canada and England. His high energy, spot on punch lines, and fast delivery assault an audience like a comedic freight train. Joey’s topical and timeless material combine to always make his audiences laugh hard.
Borgata Comedy Club Presents Gemini, Mitchell Walters & Joey Kola
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Mosque No. 10
Mosque No. 10 is an exhibit that examines the history of Islam and the Muslims of the African American community in Atlantic City.  It examines the themes of unity, self-help, family, community and business development that shaped the Islamic movement in America and will be on view as photographs, recordings and historic memorabilia.  Visitors will leave with a better understanding of the influence of Islam in Atlantic City and of the Islamic communities that are a large part of our culture today.

EVENT RECEPTION APRIL 10 FROM 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Mosque No. 10
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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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SJ Area Wind Ensemble Presents: Band Favorites
The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble will present the annual side by side concert which traditionally includes outstanding high school and college students sitting side by side with the 65 member adult band for a portion of the presentation. This concert will feature best-loved music from symphonic repertoire and will be appreciated by all of those who love a band. The high energy of the combination of experienced musicians and talented students always produces a program that thrills every member of the audience. This concert is a highlight of the SJAWE season and can be enjoyed by music lovers of all ages.
SJ Area Wind Ensemble Presents:  Band Favorites
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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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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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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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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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Fishbone
FISHBONE, with such hits as Party at Ground Zero, Everyday Sunshine, Sunless Saturday, bring their raw fusion of ska, punk rock, funk, hard rock and soul, performing ONE NIGHT ONLY for this great intimate concert at Dante Hall Theater of Stockton University in Atlantic City
Fishbone
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Sister Sledge
Sister Sledge is an American musical group from Philadelphia, PA originally composed of sisters Debbie Sledge, Joni Sledge, Kathy Sledge and Kim Sledge. With Kathy leaving in 1989 the group have since operated as a trio. Having formed in 1971 and enjoyed marginal success in Europe during the middle of the decade, mainstream success was achieved when breakthrough album We Are Family was released in 1979. Symbolizing strong family values, the siblings became global superstars at the height of the disco era. The group is mostly known for the anthem, “We Are Family” and hit songs “He’s the Greatest Dancer”, “Lost In Music”, their version of "My Guy", and “Frankie”. Still performing energetic stage shows and producing music today, Sister Sledge have won in excess of 100 awards and have performed in 6 of the world's 7 continents.
Sister Sledge
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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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Daughtry
Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006. The album reached number one on the Billboard 200, went on to sell more than four million copies in the United States, and has been certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA. Daughtry was also named the best selling album of 2007 by Billboard, becoming the fastest-selling debut rock album in Soundscan history. The album produced four top 20 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including top five hits "It's Not Over" and "Home". The band's second album, Leave This Town, was released in July 2009. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming Daughtry's second number one album in the United States. To date, Leave This Town has sold over 1.3 million copies in the United States and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. The album's lead single, "No Surprise," became the band's fifth top-20 hit on the Hot 100. Their third studio album, Break the Spell was released in November 2011. It debuted inside the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart and has been certified Gold by the RIAA. To date, Daughtry has sold over 8 million albums and over 22.6 million digital tracks in the United States, and 23.8 million albums and 60.3 million digital downloads worldwide.
Daughtry
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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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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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112 & Dru Hill
112 (pronounced "one-twelve") is an American R&B quartet from Atlanta, Georgia. Formerly artists on Bad Boy Records, the group signed to the Def Soul roster in 2002. They had great success in the late 1990s and early 2000s with hits such as "Only You", "Anywhere" and the Grammy-nominated single, "Peaches and Cream". The group most notably won a Grammy Award in 1997 for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, for featuring in the song "I'll Be Missing You" with Sean Combs and Faith Evans.

Dru Hill is an American singing group, most popular during the late 1990s, whose repertoire included soul, hip hop soul and gospel music. Founded in Baltimore, Maryland, and active since 1992, Dru Hill recorded seven Top 40 hits, and is best known for the R&B #1 hits "In My Bed", "Never Make a Promise", and "How Deep Is Your Love". Tamir "Nokio" Ruffin was the group's founder; his bandmates included lead singer Mark "Sisqó" Andrews, Larry "Jazz" Anthony, and James "Woody Rock" Green.
112 & Dru Hill
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Epic Saturdays 8th Year Anniversary Bash Hosted by Kevin & Danielle Jonas
Paul Kevin Jonas II, better known as Kevin Jonas and K2, is an American musician and actor. He is the oldest member of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he created with his younger brothers Joe and Nick. In 2008, he appeared on People magazine's list of the Sexiest Men Alive. On December 19, 2009, he married Danielle Deleasa, whom he had met in the Bahamas in summer of 2007. Jonas and his wife later starred in their own E! reality series, Married to Jonas.

Music by DJ Hollywood & The Beatclan's Finest DJ's.  Champagne Toast at Midnight!
Epic Saturdays 8th Year Anniversary Bash Hosted by Kevin & Danielle Jonas
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao Viewing Party
Admission includes one drink at the Music Box.

Being called the “The Super Bowl of Boxing,” this highly-anticipated bout will see American fighter Mayweather, 38, defend his undefeated record against the 36-year-old Filipino fighter Pacquiao.
Mayweather vs Pacquiao Viewing Party
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Mayweather-Pacquiano Fight Streamed Live
Dubbed by sportscasters as “The Super Bowl of boxing,” this highly-anticipated bout will see American fighter Mayweather, 38, defend his undefeated record against the 36-year-old Filipino fighter Pacquiao. The fight takes place live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and is distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View.

Tropicana’s simulcast event is sponsored by Bud Light and will feature the fight on two giant projection screens with a cash bar available.
Mayweather-Pacquiano Fight Streamed Live
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Najwa Karam
One of the best-selling Arabic artists in history, Najwa has participated in countless festivals and concerts around the globe, and has received a number of awards and accolades from various distinguished bodies. In her other works, Najwa has collaborated with musician and composer Melhem Barakat, as well as with Wadih el Safi on a single titled “W Kberna” (“We Grow Old Together”), which achieved major success throughout the Middle East.
Najwa Karam
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Rob Schneider
Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider, well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, has broadened his focus from acting and writing to include directing and producing in recent years. The SNL alum goes back to his standup roots at the Showroom at Tropicana on Saturday, May 2 at 8pm.
Rob Schneider
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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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Championship Cup Series
Founded in 1984, the Championship Cup Series (CCS)  is headquartered in Fort Worth,Texas. CCS has become the Leader in Sportsman Level motorcycle road racing offering unrivaled competition in nationwide venues. CCS Racing offers a professional racing environment for beginning and seasoned riders alike – all centered around increasing the “fun factor” in a safety-conscious atmosphere. For both Amateurs & Experts, we give you the chance to race nearly anything you own!
Championship Cup Series
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Renaissance Faire
Join the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance.  The good Duke of Northumberland has decreed merriment for all. Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.  Also stroll amongst the wares of the local vendors and traveling merchants sporting historical gifts and finely crafted items.  
Renaissance Faire
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Bay Atlantic Symphony Presents: Stravinsky & Beethoven
Amanda Harberg––Prayer; Claude Debussy––Petite Suite; Igor Stravinsky––Concerto in Eb (Dumbarton Oaks); Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Concerto with Ryu Goto, violin. This program makes a breath-taking voyage from a new work of gentle expressive lyricism by New Jersey composer Amanda Harberg, to the exquisite perfume of Debussy, and then to the leaner, more etched Stravinsky. In the second half these attributes are amped up with all the drive of middle Beethoven in his all-embracing Violin Concerto. The always surprising and brilliant Ryu Goto, who played Sibelius with us in Avalon, joins us for the first time in our subscription concerts in this odyssey of a concert. 
Bay Atlantic Symphony Presents:  Stravinsky & Beethoven
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Traci Skene, Brian McKim & Bob Nelson
Traci Skene is a veteran professional comedian and author and an accomplished humor writer and blogger. She was a featured on Episode 3, Season 7 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." She's a regular contributor to US Weekly's "Fashion Police." With her husband, comedian Brian McKim, she is the author of "The Comedy Bible: The Complete Resource for Aspiring Comedians." Her most recent book, "Sometimes Ask A Man," is available for download on Amazon.com! in 1999, she established the influential online standup comedy website SHECKYmagazine.com.

Brian McKim is a professional standup comedian and the editor and publisher of the standup comedy website, SHECKYmagazine.com. On October 11, he appeared on the late-night CBS television series "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." The appearance was taped on October 10 and featured an appearance by actress Rashida Jones. He was a semifinalist on Season 7 of the NBC series Last Comic Standing. He has appeared on such network, syndicated and cable television shows as Star Search, Evening At The Improv and Comic Strip Live as well as on the nationally-syndicated radio show, The Bob & Tom Show. His comedy is marked by one-liners, wordplay and a deadpan delivery.

 Nelson specializes in rubber-faced comedy characters, much as Red Skelton did in his heyday. His most popular originals include Jiffy Jeff, a punch drunk prizefighter with a Gym in NYC; Eppy Epperman, a brilliant but nerdy kid with deeper insights than meet the eye; an entire football team of stereotypical characters and unnamed football stars doing a charity commercial; Wilby Stuckerson, a hillbilly chicken farmer based on a life experience of Nelson's from Shreveport, Louisiana, and Mr. Pingyeh, an argumentative Asian man who is more eloquent than the people with whom he argues. He is also known for his Jacques-Yves Cousteau impersonations and his "football act" in which he parodies the old team rundowns in the College Football All-Star games, in which players announce their names, numbers and teams
Borgata Comedy Club Presents Traci Skene, Brian McKim & Bob Nelson
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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 on the first and third Tuesday of every month throughout the year beginning at 10AM.  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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Gloriana
Gloriana is an American country music group founded in 2008. It is composed of brothers Tom Gossin and Mike Gossin (vocals, guitar), and Rachel Reinert (vocals). Gloriana released its debut single "Wild at Heart" in February 2009, which was a Top 15 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The group's self-titled debut album, Gloriana, was released on August 4, 2009. Their second album, A Thousand Miles Left Behind (2012), produced their first Top 10 country hit and first Top 40 pop hit in "(Kissed You) Good Night".
Gloriana
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