Atlantic City Visitor Survey
Now - thru 2/15/21
We need your input! By taking the survey you will be entered in a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

Events

Things To Do in AC



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. 

Page 1 of 4
1 | 25
Vintner Wonderland
Experience a heartening winter celebration at Renault Winery’s Vintner Wonderland featuring a 60 x 100 foot ice skating rink, outdoor dining, shopping village and live entertainment.  If you just want to take it easy, enjoy a stroll of the grounds and view the spectacular holiday lighting displays or sip on a cocktail by one of the many fire pits.
Vintner Wonderland
1 | 29
Bret Ernst at the Celebrity Theater
Bret Ernst can currently be seen starring in the hit series Cobra Kai, and is regarded as one of the best stand-ups in the business by his peers. He was recently listed as TOP 5 comedians working today by www.standupcomedyreview.com and “#16 of the 101 Funniest Comedians Working Today" by heckler.com and TBS.

Join them for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Bret Ernst at the Celebrity Theater
1 | 30
Atlantic City Ballet Presents Dracula
This event has been rescheduled please visit the website for more details.

Based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic gothic horror story, choreographer Phyllis Papa’s Dracula mixes romance and passion with horror and pain. This original ballet, complete with sensuous costumes, theatrical sets and a gripping score, has become one of the biggest hits in Atlantic City Ballet’s 38-year history. Your invitation awaits to experience a new and thrilling Halloween tradition you’ll never forget!

Atlantic City Ballet Presents Dracula
2 | 05
Comedy - Dinner - Cocktails with Michelle Tomko
First Fridays of the month at #TennAveAC there will be lots of laughs and a delicious 3 course dinner. Award winning comedian Michelle Tomko and a few of her friends will take you on a trip that’s not to be missed. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

**BLACK FRIDAY SALE $35.00 - Limited Seating, Hurry!
Comedy - Dinner - Cocktails with Michelle Tomko
2 | 05
Rachel Feinstein at The Celebrity Theater
Rachel Feinstein is a nationally touring comedian and actress. Huffington Post called her “the only comedian we've seen who can go from embodying her grandmother in one breath and a predatory guy on the street in the next and be equally convincing at both.” She has had three Comedy Central specials, including the most recent ‘Amy Schumer Presents Rachel Feinstein: Only Whores Wear Purple’. 

Join them for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Rachel Feinstein at The Celebrity Theater
2 | 12
Chris Distefano at the Celebrity Theater
New York-based actor and comedian Chris Distefano is a star on the rise. With much-praised standup specials, a beloved history and comedy podcast, and a popular TV series, Chris has become a favorite with audiences and industry insiders alike. Chris is gearing up to shoot his second-hour standup special for Comedy Central.

Join them for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Chris Distefano at the Celebrity Theater
2 | 14
Saving Our Jobs Virtual Comedy Festival
Join comedians from all over the U.S. and Canada for a full day of what we all need right now – laughter!

Featuring Emmy Award winning comedy writer for the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Adam Yenser; iTunes #6 comedian, Alex Elkin; the voice of everyone and 2019 Voice Arts Award Winner, Justin Rupple; seen on BET's One Mic Stand and touring with Bill Bellamy's Ladies Night Out Tour, Ralph Porter; Canadian funnyman Ron Josol, seen on Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud; and Tashona Smith who the The New York Times called “Charming, Tantalizing… Confusing”, among others. Produced by Spectra Venue Management.

Saving Our Jobs Virtual Comedy Festival
2 | 19
Rich Vos at the Celebrity Theater
Rich Vos is an American comedian and actor. He has over 100 television appearances including 4 Comedy Central Specials as well as HBO, Showtime, and Starz appearances. He produced and starred in an award-winning comedy movie Women Aren’t Funny alongside Bonnie McFarlane, Chris Rock, Rosie O’Donell and many more. He is a 2 time Academy Awards writer, a regular on Sirius XM radio, and the co-host of the hit podcast, My Wife Hates Me that Paste Magazine named one of the best podcasts right now.

Join them for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Rich Vos at the Celebrity Theater
2 | 26
Sebastian Maniscalco You Bother Me Tour
Touted as “the comedian’s comedian” by People, don’t miss your chance to see Sebastian live and in person in Atlantic City.
Sebastian Maniscalco You Bother Me Tour
2 | 27
Atlantic City Ballet Presents Papa & Sinatra: Their Way

This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Created 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. 



Atlantic City Ballet Presents Papa & Sinatra: Their Way
3 | 05
Christopher Cross
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information. 

In 2020, Christopher Cross celebrates the 40th anniversary of his breakthrough debut album with a major tour featuring songs from his debut album: “Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind,” “Say You’ll Be Mine,” and more.
Christopher Cross
3 | 05
William Shatner

This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Set phasers to fun and beam yourself to an unforgettable night with the one and only William Shatner live on stage October 16! Sharing stories from his diverse career that ranges from such memorable characters as Captain James T. Kirk (Star Trek) and T.J. Hooker (T.J. Hooker), fans will hear never-before-seen tales from his Hollywood career and will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A.

William Shatner
3 | 09
MAAC Basketball Championship
The 2021 Hercules Tires MAAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships returns to the historic Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall Tuesday, March 9 – Saturday, March 13. Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall will host the MAAC Basketball Championships through 2022. Ticketing information to be announced.


MAAC Basketball Championship
3 | 20
Lit In AC 2020
This event has been rescheduled for March 20, 2021, please visit the venues website for more information.

It's going to be Lit in Atlantic City Saturday, March 20, 2021. 

Lit In AC 2021!

Line Up: Lil Kim, Fat Joe, Ja Rule, State Property, Dru Hill, 112
Lit In AC 2020
3 | 20
Nick Swardson
This event has been postponed please visit their website for more information.

With films such as Just Go With It, The Benchwarmers, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and Grown Ups 2 under his belt, Swardson is sure to bring the laughter to Atlantic City! Come see Nick Swardson live at Borgata’s Music Box on Saturday, May 30!
Nick Swardson
3 | 26
New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival
The event has been postponed to March 26, 27 & 28 please visit their website for more information.

New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival Horror convention and Film Festival held at the Showboat Atlantic City, New Jersey. Our goal is for fans to see amazing Horror films in the indie scene and also an opportunity to mingle with big names in horror. Horror fans can also participate in Q&A sessions, see the amazing vendors from around the Horror scene and watch the best indie films around.
New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival
4 | 02
The Beach Boys
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. This band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that The Beach Boys’ songs have forever changed the musical landscape, profoundly influencing countless performing artists to follow.

See The Beach Boys as they hit the Ovation Hall stage on April 2, 2021!
The Beach Boys
4 | 09
Carlos Mencia
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information.

Comedian, Carlos Mencia is coming to The Concert Venue on Friday, April 9, 2021. Known for his hilarious stand-up, popular TV show "Mind of Mencia" and podcast "The Journey" audience members can anticipate a raw and unfiltered evening of comedy genius.
Carlos Mencia
4 | 10
Atlantic City Ballet Presents Romeo & Juliet

The seamless choreography in Phyllis Papa’s Romeo and Juliet vividly depicts the story’s passion, sorrow and vengeance, capturing the intense desire of the star-crossed lovers and the ceaseless feud between two family clans in beautiful Verona. Set to Sergei Prokofiev’s thrilling orchestral score, this dramatic ballet stays loyal to Shakespeare’s original tragic ending.



Atlantic City Ballet Presents Romeo & Juliet
4 | 10
Daughtry
As the frontman for the band bearing his name, Daughtry has become one of the most visible and consistent rock & roll torchbearers of the 21st Century. Since rising to prominence on the fifth season of American Idol, he has released four albums, all of which reached the Billboard Top Ten. See Daughtry live at Hard Rock April 10, 2021.
Daughtry
4 | 10
Magic Rocks! with Illusionist Leon Etienne
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Eitenne’s original creations, a passion for sleight-of-hand magic, and the best jaw dropping illusions in the world explode on stage in his critically acclaimed hit show, “Magic Rocks!”. Hailed by critics as “America’s Rock Illusionist,” Leon is a worldwide hit with audiences, critics and producers. Etienne is recognized for his on stage charisma, his fast paced, high energy, rock n roll edge performance style, and his no nonsense approach to magic.
Magic Rocks! with Illusionist Leon Etienne
4 | 16
John Fogerty
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

American musician, singer, and songwriter John Fogerty founding member of Creedance Clearwater Revival will come to Hard Rock April 16, 2021.
John Fogerty
4 | 23
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information.

Joan Jett is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song "Cherry Bomb".
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
4 | 23
MONSTA X
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

The South Korean music sensation, MONSTA X is bringing the K-Pop craze to Borgata! In 2015, the boy band was formed in South Korea via a television show and have since rose in prominence in the K-Pop scene. Don’t miss your chance to see MONSTA X on their 2020 World Tour at Borgata’s Event Center on Friday, April 23, 2021!
MONSTA X
4 | 24
Brian Regan
This event was rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The popular performer is coming to Borgata’s Event Center this July! The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. He’ll do the same here in Atlantic City!
Brian Regan
4 | 24
Destination Motown
“Destination Motown,” featuring The Sensational Soul Cruisers, New Jersey’s legendary 11 piece show band is set to perform a multi-media tribute to Motown at Tropicana Atlantic City April 24 at 8 p.m.
Destination Motown
4 | 24
Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE!

This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Join actor Rob Lowe at Circus Maximus Theater on Saturday, April 24, 2021 for a peek behind the curtain of Hollywood, fame, fatherhood and marriage. From the Brat Pack to The West Wing to Parks and Rec and beyond, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE! delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last twenty-five years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable!

Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE!
5 | 01
Almost Queen - The Ultimate Queen Experience
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Almost Queen succeeds in blending the vocal layering and studio precision that is a signature of the band with the energy and spectacle of a live stage production. Elaborate lighting, effects and costumes aptly frame the seasoned musicians who step into these very large shoes to effectively render an authentic "Queen experience". 
Almost Queen - The Ultimate Queen Experience
5 | 01
Atlantic City Ballet Presents Midsummer Night’s Dream

One of Shakespeare’s best-known comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream blurs the line between magic and reality, leading to a night so fantastical you have to dream it to believe it. Throw in feuding fairies and a troupe of bumbling actors, and you’ve got a sparkling comedy with something for everyone!



Atlantic City Ballet Presents Midsummer Night’s Dream
5 | 01
Best of the Eagles
The event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Best of the Eagles (BOTE) is the most exact interpretation of the music of the Eagles in America, bar none! Each member mirrors his counterpart in the Eagles instrumentally and vocally. However, this is no simple copy band or impersonator act but rather a group of excellent musicians who expertly and authentically re-create the songs, the music, the vocals and the magical aura of one of America’s greatest rock bands.
Best of the Eagles
Page 1 of 4