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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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Playground Pier
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Playground Pier
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Burlesque Show
The Burlesque production features a talented, sexy, hilarious cast of dancers, comedians, and performers, along with a multitude of sparkling rhinestone trimming and tassels from the stars of the show with a twist. This highly entertaining, fast-paced revue frames classic vaudeville blackout skits and unique variety acts with burlesque-themed dance production numbers, featuring Burlesque star entertainers from around the globe. The BURLESQUE Show: See Less. Laugh More! Presented exclusively at Borgata’s Music Box Thursdays in April through October.

*The Burlesque Show on July 4th will be at 10pm due to the fireworks display.

Burlesque Show
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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Bally's
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances every night in Atlantic City.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Bally's
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Atlantic City Fashion Week - Season 15
Atlantic City Fashion Week is presented in part by fashionSTYLE Magazine and KingBee Media. Atlantic City Fashion Week is a multi-day showcase of Ready to Wear and Couture Fashion. It also includes a vendor exhibition, and pre-networking event for VIP guest. ACFW is held twice a year in Atlantic City and is attended by over 1,000 fashionable attendees.

Atlantic City Fashion Week - Season 15
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Concert Recital
Boardwalk Hall houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building.

Join us for a recital demonstrating the capabilities of the mighty Midmer-Losh Opus 5550, the largest instrument ever built! Recital lasts for one half-hour. Concert recitals are weekdays from May 28 through September 30 from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM followed by a brief tour of the organ shop and organ console. Also, an in-depth Curated Tour of the pipe organ is available every Wednesday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM with the recital following the tour.

Please note, recitals may be moved into the Adrian Phillips Theater on the W.W. Kimball organ or cancelled due to Boardwalk Hall conflicts. Please check their Facebook page for cancellation notices before traveling.




Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Concert Recital
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Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking
Anjelah Johnson became an internet sensation with her viral video, "Nail Salon" which led to many stand up, television and film opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of, "MADtv" as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation, "Bon Qui Qui." Throughout her career she has had multiple stand up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix. She continues to act and tour the country with comedy shows.
Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking
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Morris Day and The Time
The Time, also known as Morris Day and the Time and The Original 7ven, is an American musical group that was created in Minneapolis in 1981 by Prince. 
Morris Day and The Time
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Rosanne Barr & Andrew Dice Clay
Mr. and Mrs. America Tour With Andrew Dice Clay and Roseanne Barr with special guest Eleanor Kerrigan.
Rosanne Barr & Andrew Dice Clay
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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Tropicana
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Tropicana
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Flashback Fridays

Tribute Bands From Your Favorite Eras!

Admission is FREE so grab your friends every Friday for a flash back in time with tribute bands from your favorite eras! Seating is limited, so make sure you get there early! Hosted by WZXL's DJ Michael James. Plus, sip on some groovy drink specials!

Wear your favorite, old tour t-shirts for prizes and each week enter the Air Guitar contest for a chance to win an electric guitar from Guitar Center in Mays Landing!

Flashback Fridays
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An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives
Enjoy this intimate, fun-filled evening with some of your favorite Television Housewives - Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs and Sonja Morgan onstage live in person! Hear all about these dazzling ladies, their sensational personal lives, cherished families, amazing businesses, and how fame has changed their lives forever. Grab a cocktail and have your own questions ready, as your favorite Housewife will answer all your burning questions. You don't want to miss this outrageous, courageous, sometimes bawdy, but always honest evening with these fabulous Reality TV stars!
 An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives
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A Tribute to Beatles’ White Album

Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz, Jason Scheff and Joey Molland performing their greatest hits along with songs from The Beatles’ White Album live at Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

A Tribute to Beatles’ White Album
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Art Walk at Historic Smithville
More than 40 local artists set up shop on the Greene and showcase and sell their work. Located near the red-covered bridge; #97 on the walking map.
Art Walk at Historic Smithville
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Jake Owen
Country’s hottest beach party is coming indoors on Saturday, September 21st as country singer and songwriter, Jake Owen takes the Ovation Hall stage.

To purchase tickets, visit TicketMaster.com or visit the Box Office at Ocean Casino Resort.

Jake Owen
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Miss’d America Pageant
The Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance is proud to present the Miss’d America Pageant at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. The pageant will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8 pm. It will feature lavish sets, incredible numbers, a super hero theme lead by the reigning wonder woman Miss’d America 2019 Andriana Trenta along with returning host, the marvelous Carson Kressley. Featuring special guest performer Frankie Z, who will make this year’s show one of the hottest tickets in one of the hottest properties in Atlantic City. The annual pageant has been a 28-year long-standing tradition for the LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive community in the seaside resort. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance who will distribute to various LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive charities. Since its inception, the pageant has donated over $400,000.00.
Miss’d America Pageant
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REO Speedwagon
Reo Speedwagon is a Rock band known for top hits such as “Can’t Fight this Feeling” and “Keep on Loving You.”
REO Speedwagon
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Shinedown - Attention Attention World Tour
Attention Attention is the sixth studio album by American rock band Shinedown.
Shinedown - Attention Attention World Tour
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Primal Men - Unleash the Wild
Get ready for Primal Men Male Revue as they “Unleash The Wild!” for the first time ever at Boogie Nights in Tropicana Atlantic City.  Ladies, prepare to live out your wildest fantasies as the Primal Men show you the true nature of male entertainment with a truly tantalizing, sexy and energetic show.  With wild dance routines, state of the art lighting, heart pounding music, and video imagery, this is an experience that is sure to please.

Must be 21.
Primal Men - Unleash the Wild
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AC Latino Festival
Come celebrate Hispanic Culture, Music and Art at this year’s Atlantic City Latino Festival. This music filled festival will feature live Latin music including bachata, bomba, cumbia, folkloric dancers, mariachi, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, hottest latino DJs, performances, Arts and Crafts vendors, activities for both adults and children, a variety of authentic Latin-American food vendors and refreshments, free health and wellness screenings, as well as community support information booths, and much more.
AC Latino Festival
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Atlantic City Ballet Presents Cinderella

Join the Atlantic City Ballet for this timeless fairy tale of rags-to-riches and love conquers all as Cinderella transforms from a sad young woman into a beautiful princess, despite the best efforts of her overbearing evil stepsisters. Set to Serge Prokofiev’s hauntingly beautiful score and as if stepping between the pages of a beloved storybook, AC Ballet’s Cinderella vividly delights audiences with the beauty and majesty of classical ballet, wrapped in the promise of “happily ever after,” and generously sprinkled with a wonderful dose of humor. Complete with a fairy Godmother, a handsome prince and an unforgettable ball, the magnificent staging, music and costumes make this production a delight for all ages.


Atlantic City Ballet Presents Cinderella
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Walking Tour Series: Ducktown Revitalization Tour
Once known as Atlantic City’s “Little Italy,” Ducktown used to be home to mobsters like Nicodemo Scarfo and Salvatore Merlino. More recently, this historic town is known for its budding art scene, diversity of restaurants, and “The Walk” outdoor shopping mall. Learn about current culture and revitalization efforts taking place, starting at the Noyes Arts Garage, 2200 Fairmount Ave. Notable stops will include the Noyes Arts Garage, Dante Hall, White House Sub Shop, Dock Oyster House, and the 500 Club site.

Anyone interested in attending is asked to wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle, as each tour will cover between two to three miles of parks, city streets, and boardwalk. Tours will start and end in the same locations. 
Walking Tour Series: Ducktown Revitalization Tour
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recital
Boardwalk Hall houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building.

A Curator's Tour of the pipe organ is offered Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 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. The tour is followed by a half hour recital from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM. Starting May 28 recitals will occur weekdays through September 30 from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM.

All concerts and tours are free and open to the public with no reservations necessary. However, the Curator's Tour has a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds go toward the restoration of the pipe organs and are gladly accepted at each of the concerts.  Please check their Facebook page for cancellation notices before traveling.
Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recital
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J Balvin
Chart-topping Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin is coming to Borgata's Event Center on September 27! J Balvin's multi-platinum selling albums, including La Familia, have made him one of the most popular reggaeton artists of all time. He's collaborated with Robin Thicke, Pharrell Wiliams, Cardi B, and more for a variety of singles. Get ready to dance the night away with J Balvin, presented by Mega, in Atlantic City!
J Balvin
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H2O International - 2 Day VW / Audi Event
We're moving on up the East Coast, as the 21st edition of H2O International will continue this new chapter for the event! We are excited that The Showboat Boardwalk Hotel in Atlantic City will be the all-inclusive venue for H2Oi. Continuing the tradition of being the "laid back 2 day Volkswagen/Audi event".

Car show inside of an 8 story, giant parking garage

Venue located right on the beach / boardwalk

Official Partner/Host hotel - Special Room Rates

Saturday Show & Shine (no judging)

Tons of lifestyle brands on deck

and more!...

#TheRebirthofH2Oi
H2O International - 2 Day VW / Audi Event
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Journey
Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. Current band members include Neal Schon,
Ross Valory, Steve Smith, Jonathan Cain and Arnel Pineda.
Journey
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Celebrity Boxing 69 Featuring: Lenny Dykstra
Celebrity Boxing 69 Featuring: Lenny Dykstra, The Angry Bagel Guy,The Real World's Josh Colon, Antoine Dodson, and more!

*appearances subject to change
Celebrity Boxing 69 Featuring: Lenny Dykstra
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Italian Festival - Historic Smithville
  • Live Music and Entertainment
  • Fine New Jersey Wine Tasting
  • Great Food and Deserts
  • Artisan Vendors
  • Bocce Ball Free (must register)
  • Fun for the Children – Face painting, Sand Man, air rides, ect…
  • Italian Classic Cars
Italian Festival - Historic Smithville
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Walking Tour Series: Louisa Mack’s LGBT Tour
Now known as the “Orange Loop,” a reference to the orange properties on a Monopoly board, this neighborhood once was considered the “Gay-borhood” of Atlantic City. Various nightclubs and bars hosted by Louisa Mack made this area a popular spot for the LGBT community. In 2014, Atlantic City’s first openly gay mayor, Don Guardian, declared Park Place the city’s official gay-friendly beach. This tour will begin at Bourre Restaurant, 201 S. New York Ave, and will include visits to the Atlantic City Civil Rights Garden, and former locations of the Brass Rail, Snake Alley, the Entertainer’s Club, and the Lark Inn.

Anyone interested in attending is asked to wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle, as each tour will cover between two to three miles of parks, city streets, and boardwalk. Tours will start and end in the same locations. 
Walking Tour Series: Louisa Mack’s LGBT Tour
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Foreigner
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is proud to announce the arrival of Foreigner. Having sold over 80 million records around the world, they’re one of the best-selling artists of all time. Don’t miss your chance to rock out to your favorite hits and see them perform live.
Foreigner
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Jefferson Starship
Jefferson Starship remains dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jefferson legacy, going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the music, on and off stage.
Jefferson Starship
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