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. 

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12 | 07
AC Jokes Comedy Shows- More Dates Click Here
AC Jokes is a standup comedy show, and the only show in Atlantic City that runs 7 days a week. The show is a unique mix of professional comedians that have worked with HBO, Comedy Central, MTV, TMZ, and more. There are no drink minimums!!! You must be 21 to attend.
AC Jokes Comedy Shows- More Dates Click Here
12 | 07
The Best of the Burlesque Show-More Dates Click Here
Featuring a talented, sexy, hilarious cast of dancers, comedians and performers from around the globe, Burlesque is back at Borgata.
The Best of the Burlesque Show-More Dates Click Here
12 | 08
Live from Nashville: A Merry Country Christmas
Enjoy a delightful production of toe-tapping, heartfelt music of the holidays as Caesars presents Live from Nashville: A Merry Country Christmas. All your favorite Christmas songs are carried out in authentic Nashville country-style with dazzling guitars and fiddles along with soaring harmonies.
Live from Nashville: A Merry Country Christmas
12 | 10
Marie Osmond's Magical Symphonic Christmas Tour
Entertainment icon Marie Osmond will spread the holiday spirit with her two night Magical Symphonic Christmas Tour at Hard Rock Atlantic City. Osmond will enchant fans with a multitude of styles from opera to Broadway to timeless classics.
Marie Osmond's Magical Symphonic Christmas Tour
12 | 10
Penn & Teller
Preeminent comedy duo Penn & Teller have been wowing audiences for over 40 years by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own distinct niche in comedy. In addition to sold out stints on Broadway, world tours, Emmy-winning TV specials and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, they also created a magic competition show - Penn & Teller: Fool Us - which airs on the CW Network.
Penn & Teller
12 | 10
Showboat is Decked Out for the Season and Ready for Santa!
Bring the family to Showboat Hotel for photos with The Jolly Mr. Claus on Fridays and Saturdays (excluding Christmas and Christmas Eve). Have the kids drop their letter to Santa in his magic mailbox and receive a $5 card play for Lucky Snake Arcade.
Showboat is Decked Out for the Season and Ready for Santa!
12 | 11
“Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito
Come for a night of laughs and possibly get roasted at Ocean Resort Casino's HQ2 Nightclub with stand- up comedian Vinnie Favorito. “Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito is intended for mature audiences of 21 or older.
“Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito
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Michael Blackson
Check out the world-famous Celebrity Theater located inside The Claridge Hotel to see some of the most talked about up and coming comedians, as well as those established in the industry. Tonight's talent is Michael Blackson.
Michael Blackson
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Sal Vulcano
Known for creating and starring in truTV’s long-running hit “Impractical Jokers,” Sal Vulcano is bringing the jokes to Borgata's Event Center on December 11th.
Sal Vulcano
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Terry Fator
It’s a long journey from the small town of Corsicana Texas to the Las Vegas stage, but with the combination of his one in a million talent and the help of the millions of fans who chose him as the winner of America’s Got Talent, Terry Fator made it to the top.

Fator’s ability to impersonate over 200 voices and passion for entertainment has led him to win the coveted awards of Las Vegas ’s best show, best impressionist, best all-around performer, best family show—an award he’s received numerous times, and best overall show; and year after year he has been ranked in the top 3 on Forbes’ list of the top-earning comics just behind comic legend Jerry Seinfeld.

Terry Fator
12 | 17
CFFC 104
Be there for one of the most exciting live fighting bouts as Cage Fury Fighting Championships make the rounds at Hard Rock this December 17th.
CFFC 104
12 | 17
Comedy at the Celebrity Theater ft. Rus Gutin, Gabe Mollica, Amy Cardinale, Jack Finnegan
Check out the world-famous Celebrity Theater located inside The Claridge Hotel to see some of the most talked about up and coming comedians, as well as those established in the industry. Tonight's talent is Rus Gutin, Gabe Mollica, Amy Cardinale, Jack Finnegan.
Comedy at the Celebrity Theater ft. Rus Gutin, Gabe Mollica, Amy Cardinale, Jack Finnegan
12 | 17
E.Town Concrete
The Jersey Hardcore legends come to AC for their first-ever show at Anchor Rock Club. Ages 18+.
E.Town Concrete
12 | 17
Ryfe Annual Ugly Sweater Party
Join Ryfe for their annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party!
Entertainment, food, drinks, games and prizes for the ugliest sweater!
Live music by The Amptons! If you haven't seen them before you're in for a treat! If you don't have an ugly sweater, don't worry about it; they're not required. Bring your dancing shoes because things are going to get UGLY!

Ryfe Annual Ugly Sweater Party
12 | 17
Showboat is Decked Out for the Season and Ready for Santa!
Bring the family to Showboat Hotel for photos with The Jolly Mr. Claus on Fridays and Saturdays (excluding Christmas and Christmas Eve). Have the kids drop their letter to Santa in his magic mailbox and receive a $5 card play for Lucky Snake Arcade.
Showboat is Decked Out for the Season and Ready for Santa!
12 | 18
“Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito
Come for a night of laughs and possibly get roasted at Ocean Resort Casino's HQ2 Nightclub with stand- up comedian Vinnie Favorito. “Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito is intended for mature audiences of 21 or older.
“Just Kidding” with Vinnie Favorito
12 | 18
E.Town Concrete
The Jersey Hardcore legends come to AC for their first-ever show at Anchor Rock Club. Ages 18+.
E.Town Concrete
12 | 18
My Big Gay Italian Christmas
Over-the-top characters, a bisexual love triangle and heated political conversations run amok all come to a head when a snowstorm forces the Pinnunziato family indoors this holiday season. Don't miss My Big Gay Italian Christmas and the joy of family at Ovation Hall this December.
My Big Gay Italian Christmas
12 | 19
Atlantic City Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
Enjoy one of the best ways to spend the holidays with family and friends by watching a performance of one of ballet's treasured classics, The Nutcracker, presented by the Atlantic City Ballet.
Atlantic City Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
12 | 30
Guided By Voices
A legendary live band with a rabid following, the Washington Post called GBV “the Grateful Dead equivalent for people who like Miller Lite instead of acid!” With 10 studio albums already under their belts in less than 5 years, the band’s present-day line-up is nothing less than a new Golden Age of GBV. Ages 18+
Guided By Voices
12 | 31
Chicago
It'll feel like a Saturday in the park when legendary rock band Chicago takes to the Hard Rock stage on Friday, December 31st. Formed in 1967, they are one of the longest running and best-selling music groups of all time having won numerous awards including a 2020 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. With such hits as “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” "Make Me Smile,” Hard Habit to Break,” and “25 or 6 to 4” just to name a few, this is the perfect way to start the new year.
Chicago
12 | 31
Low Cut Connie
Come celebrate NYE in style with Low Cut Connie! The Philly band has been hailed as everything from a second coming of Springsteen to “Pandemic Person of the Year”. Plus there’s an after party hosted by Adam himself along with DJ Kava. Ages 21+
Low Cut Connie
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New Year's Eve with Jerry Blavat featuring Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
Ring in 2022 at Bally's with a dinner show hosted by legendary Hall of Fame DJ, "The Geator with the Heater" - Jerry Blavat and featured performances by Soul and R&B icons, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. The group's hits include "If You Don’t Know Me by Now," "Bad Luck" and "The Love I Lost."
New Year's Eve with Jerry Blavat featuring Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
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Deon Cole
Chicago-born actor and comedian, Deon Cole will bring his unique comedic style and delivery to Borgata's Music Box. Known for playing "Charlie" on ABC's Black-ish, Cole has appeared in several films, as well as his own stand-up special on Netflix.
Deon Cole
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Almost Queen
Almost Queen will rock you with the ultimate tribute to Queen. Delivering a performance showcasing four part harmony, intricate musical interludes and genuine costumes, Almost Queen recaptures the energy and precision of an actual live Queen experience.
Almost Queen
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The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular is a multi-media laser and light show featuring the original master recordings of Pink Floyd. This great night of psychedelic entertainment is sure to be a treat for old and new Floyd fans.
The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
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Kurt Vile & The Violators
Ravenously creative Philly songwriter Kurt Vile broke through to mainstream success after years of steadily working on his craft. His laid-back and drifting indie rock takes notes from masters like Neil Young, Sonic Youth, and Dinosaur Jr., exploring inventive guitar tones on meditative and often self-reflective songs. Ages 18+.
Kurt Vile & The Violators
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They Funny Comedy Show
Hosted by Roni Graham + Chris Kennedy along with Jaz Jordan & the G2 Band, They Funny Comedy Show will be coming to Showboat Saturday, January 15 at 7:00 PM. Go to SHOWBOATHOTELAC.COM & Click on Group Code Type in BR777 for $99 room rates. Resort Fee Included.
They Funny Comedy Show
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All Stars of Hip Hop ft. Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One & More
Some of the best names in hip-hop will take to the stage at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall for the 2022 All Stars of Hip-Hop. This year's event will feature performances by Big Daddy Kane, Kid ‘n Play, Mystikal, Doug E. Fresh, Roxanne Shante, Luke Campbell and so many more. Don’t miss it!
All Stars of Hip Hop ft. Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One & More
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Dancing With The Stars
It’s ballroom dancing at its finest as ABC’s Dancing With The Stars takes center stage at Borgata. Get ready for the dancing and exquisite costumes as some of the show's most popular competitors recreate the most memorable dances from previous seasons, as well as brand new routines.
Dancing With The Stars
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