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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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Live Drive-In Comedy
Experience a cutting edge live comedy show all while keeping people safe in your own car! Headliners include Gary G. Garcia and the Reverend Bob Levy with featured acts Ray Vazquez, Petey Rancel, and Mike Merk.

“It's times like these we need to laugh the most.”

Tickets are $10 per person in your vehicle, and you’ll be able to get the live audio feed right to your car radio. 
To enhance the experience, ticket holders can order from the Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall and have food delivered directly to their vehicle. 

FREE entry to all first responders and healthcare workers who RSVP ahead of time, space is limited.  For more information or to RSVP, please contact Matt Bridgestone at info@acjokes.com.
Live Drive-In Comedy
7 | 18
Bert Kreischer
Get ready for some “secret time” with funny man Bert Kreischer as he brings his Berty Boy Tour to Atlantic City! Bert has evolved from being named Rolling Stone’s 1997 "Number One Partier in the Nation" to one of the top names in comedy, selling out to audiences around the country.
Bert Kreischer
7 | 18
ACES Car Show
Atlantic City Enthusiast Summit. A melting pot indoor car show. Celebrating car culture, custom builds and the automotive enthusiasts world. Awards, judging and good times.

New this year! Treads in the Sand is a big sand box to show off your 4x4s, Jeeps, FJs, Trucks, SUV’s and more! All makes and models welcome. If it can drive on sand it can be apart of this show. Bring it! 
ACES Car Show
7 | 24
Little River Band
This event has been rescheduled from the original date of May 2 to the new date of July 24 please follow this link for more information: https://www.tropicana.net/event/shows/little-river-band

With over 90 dates scheduled for their 2019 tour, Little River Band is hotter than ever selling out shows coast to coast and continuing their legacy of being “the best singing band in the world.” 
Little River Band
7 | 25
Patti LaBelle

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

R&B Legend, Patti LaBelle is coming to Circus Maximus Theater on Friday, May 1st. Belting out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and spiritual sonnets have created the unique platform of versatility that Patti LaBelle is known and revered for. Don't miss out on a live evening of music with this soulful songbird.

Patti LaBelle
8 | 01
Virtual TRI AC
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 10th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon Presented by Inspira Health on August 1, 2020 will be converted to a Virtual event.

The 10th Annual TRI AC has one of the most beginner friendly Sprint triathlon courses in New Jersey. The .25 mile swim, 11 mile bike, and 5K run is the perfect stepping stone for any beginner triathlete. For the triathlete that wants to go a little longer, TRI AC also features an Olympic distance triathlon consisting of a 1 mile swim, 22 mile bike & 10K run. The Atlantic City Triathlon is also “The ULTIMATE training race for IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City”. 

Host of the USAT 2020 New Jersey State Championships.

Virtual TRI AC
8 | 02
Bill Maher
This event has been rescheduled from April 10. Please follow this link for updated information on this event: https://www.theborgata.com/updates

Comedian, political commentator, and television host Bill Maher is coming to Borgata's Event Center this August! He is best known for his HBO talk show Real Time with Bill Maher and the late-night show Politically Incorrect.
Bill Maher
8 | 09
Jim Whelan Open Water Festival
The 2nd Annual Jim Whelan Open Water Festival is bringing the 55th Annual Around the Island Marathon (22.75 miles) to Atlantic City, NJ hosted by Green Whales, Inc.
 This festival is a great time to get the whole family involved, introduce the love of open water racing to youngsters and see some great swimmers compete in this legendary event. All proceeds and fundraising from the festival will help support Green Whales, Inc. and the Atlantic County youth in their swimming and water safety success!

Races include: Individual, Beach Patrol and Non-Beach Patrol Relays
Jim Whelan Open Water Festival
8 | 14
Trevor Noah
Radio host and comedian, Trevor Noah is making his way to Atlantic City this summer for his Loud & Clear Tour 2020. The South African native is the most successful comedian in Africa. Noah is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Trevor's first book, released November 2016, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, was an instant New York Times Bestseller.
Trevor Noah
8 | 15
Deckstock
Deckstock at Golden Nugget's The Deck Bayfront Bar & Restaurant! Check back for more details or visit the venue website.
Deckstock
8 | 21
Tower of Power – Step Up Tour 2020
The renowned horn-driven soul/RnB/rock/pop/funk outfit Tower of Power (or TOP , as it is more often referred to by its global legion of fans), has been rocking their sound since 1968 – infusing Soul (with a capital S) into the music industry for 52 years.

Tower of Power – Step Up Tour 2020
8 | 22
John Legend
Don't miss John Legend on August 22 for his BIGGER LOVE 2020 Tour, featuring special guests The War and Treaty!

John Legend is a nine-time Grammy Award winning recording artist, critically-acclaimed concert performer, philanthropist/social activist, and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Legend’s debut album, Get Lifted (2004) sold more than three million copies worldwide and earned an astounding eight Grammy nominations with three wins for Best New Artist, Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B album. 


John Legend
8 | 22
Vanessa Williams
Having sold millions of records worldwide, Vanessa has scored numerous #1 and Top 10 hits on various Billboard Album and Singles charts: Pop, Dance, R&B, Adult Contemporary, Holiday, Latin, Gospel and Jazz. She also achieved a career pinnacle with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
Vanessa Williams
8 | 28
An Evening With: Gladys Knight
The "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight has given voice to multiple R&B hits (with and without her Pips), including "Midnight Train to Georgia." See her live August 28 at Hard Rock!
An Evening With: Gladys Knight
8 | 29
KISS: End of the Road World Tour
Known for their trademark larger-than-life blistering performances, KISS has proven for decades why they are hands down the most iconic live show in rock n roll.  The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers who have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide have said this tour is devoted to the millions of KISS Army fans.
KISS: End of the Road World Tour
8 | 29
Neha Kakkar
This event has been rescheduled to August 29 from April 11.

Neha Kakkar is an Indian playback singer. She competed on season 2 of the television reality show Indian Idol in 2006 and was a judge on the tenth and eleventh season of the same show.
Neha Kakkar
8 | 30
John Fogerty
This event has been rescheduled https://www.hardrockhotels.com/atlantic-city/event-calendar/hard-rock-live-etess-arena/john-fogerty

American musician, singer, and songwriter John Fogerty founding member of Creedance Clearwater Revival will come to Hard Rock April 24.
John Fogerty
9 | 05
Melissa Etheridge - The Medicine Show
This event has been rescheduled from April 4 to the new date of September 5 , please visit this link for more information: https://www.theoceanac.com/event/melissa-etheridge-the-medicine-show/

The songs of The Medicine Showare inspired by acts of kindness, love, resilience and bravery on all levels. Watch Melissa Etheridge perform her 14th studio album live at Ovation Hall on September 5, 2020! 
Melissa Etheridge - The Medicine Show
9 | 06
Snoop Dogg
Multi-platinum artist, actor, and entertainment icon, Snoop Dogg is coming to Borgata's Event Center! Snoop Dogg has occupied the musical scene for nearly three decades and continues to raise the bar as an entertainer. Since 1993, he has released 17 studio albums, sold over 35 million albums worldwide, reached No. 1 on Billboard charts and received nearly 20 Grammy nominations. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with artists across all genres of music and has produced chart-topping hits including "Gin & Juice" and "Drop It Like It's Hot." From television and voice-acting to releasing his own cookbook, Snoop Dogg continues to be a multi-faceted entertainer in the industry. Snoop Dogg will be joined by special guests Bell Biv Devoe, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Warren G. Don't miss the show on Sunday, September 6!
Snoop Dogg
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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
9 | 11
Wayne Brady
This event has been rescheduled from 4/11/2020 to new date of 9/11/2020 please follow this link for more information: https://www.theborgata.com/updates

Six-time Emmy award-winning and Grammy nominated actor, singer, songwriter, comedian, and television personality?Wayne Brady is coming to Borgata! Brady can be seen as the host of CBS’s Let's Make A Deal and as a regular on the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
Wayne Brady
9 | 12
Downbeach Seafood Festival

The Downbeach Seafood Festival will give attendees a reason to spend the day at the Jersey Shore by highlighting the fantastic dining options this coastal area has to offer. Whether it’s trying the vast selection of local restaurants, sipping Jersey made craft beers, cooking with local chefs, shopping unique exhibitors, or playing in the sand, you will find yourself immersed in The Downbeach Seafood Festival and all it has to offer.

Stay for the fireworks at 8:45'ish!
*rain date Sept. 13


Downbeach Seafood Festival
9 | 12
The Platters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters & The Drifters
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information.

Rock & Roll, Grammy® and Vocal Group Halls of Fame inductee, The Platters and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters (“Charlie Brown”, “Yakety Yak”, “Poison Ivy”) perform live at Hard Rock!


The Platters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters & The Drifters
9 | 12
Three Dog Night
Legendary band, THREE DOG NIGHT, now in its 5th decade, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets than THREE DOG NIGHT.

See this legendary band at Ocean Casino Resort’s Ovation Hall this September 12, 2020.



Three Dog Night
9 | 12
Ironman 70.3
Race this flat and fast course through the classic Jersey shore resort of Atlantic City and its surrounding communities. Athletes will love the dedicated lanes on the AC Expressway for the bike course and run on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk, with sun, sand, casinos and amusements for the entire family. In addition, the Aquabike features a 1.2 mile swim and 56 mile bike course. And for the kids check out the IRONKIDS activities on Saturday at Bader Field!
Ironman 70.3
9 | 19
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds
This event has been rescheduled from June 19 to September 19, 2020. Please visit the website for more information.

R&B sensation and 11-time Grammy Award® winner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds live at Tropicana Atlantic City
Kenny
9 | 25
New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival
The event has been rescheduled for September 25, 26 &27 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
9 | 26
Atlantic City Ballet Presents Papa & Sinatra: Their Way

This event has been rescheduled from March 28 to the new date of September 26 please follow this link for more information: https://www.acballet.org/attend

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
9 | 26
Bungalow Beach Boardwalk Run 5 Miler
This event has been postponed please visit their website for more information.

Join the Atlantic City Marathon Race Series and 1,000 of our favorite runners at the breezy beachfront bistro on Saturday, September 26, 2020. The 5 mile run kicks off on the Atlantic City Boardwalk and ends with a 100 yard dash to the finish line on the sand along side the Atlantic Ocean. Finish at Atlantic City's Bungalow Beach to enjoy music and great food and drink in the Ibiza style beach bar.

The race course starts on the Atlantic City Boardwalk with 5 miles on the Boardwalk and streets of Atlantic City & Ventnor, NJ. The final dash to the finish line is on the beach.
Bungalow Beach Boardwalk Run 5 Miler
9 | 26
The Guess Who
This event has been rescheduled to September 26 from April 18. 

The Canadian-bred stateside conquerors, The Guess Who, are amongst music's most indelible treasures. The Guess Who connected with the masses throughout an exultant hit parage spanning fourteen Top 40 hits, including "These Eyes", "Clap For The Wolfman", "Hand Me Down World", "No Time", "Star Baby" and "Share the Land". Add in fellow classics and double sided singles like their #1 rock anthem "American Woman" and "No Sugar Tonight". Experience The Guess Who live on Saturday, April 18 in The Grand at Golden Nugget Atlantic City at 9PM.
The Guess Who
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