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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#TennAveAC Sidewalk Sale & Art Show
Enjoy a day of art, handcrafted designs, as well as food and drink when #TennAve AC Market & Art Show takes over Tennessee Avenue. This unique event will also feature Michael Indorato aka The Flying Artist. Indorato creates large one-off pieces while connected to his Spindorato, which affords him a bird's eye view of his extra-large canvases as he lays down and swoops about his artwork. Other artists will be on hand showing off their creative talents and the streets will be lined with more than 20 vendors selling one-of-a-kind items.
#TennAveAC Sidewalk Sale & Art Show
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Miss'd America Pageant
The 30th Miss'd America Pageant is taking place on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Hard Rock's Etess Arena. The show will feature lavish sets, incredible numbers, a "Queens" night at the opera theme led by the reigning Miss'd America 2020-2021 Sapphira Cristal, along with returning host Carson Kressley and a special performance by Grammy Award winner Thelma Houston.
Miss'd America Pageant
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The Monkees
Hey, hey The Monkees are coming to Atlantic City! Remaining original members Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz will bring their Farewell Tour to Ocean Casino Resort on Saturday, October 23. Commemorating 55 years of Monkeemania, the show will feature songs that span the band's entire career, including "I'm A Believer," "Last Train To Clarksville," "Steppin' Stone and more.
The Monkees
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Tom Papa
One of the top comedic voices in the country, Tom Papa is headed to Borgata this October! Known for the catchphrase "Have you ever...? I have!" Papa has appeared in several films and television shows including his own hour long comedy special for Netflix entitled "You're Doing Great!"
Tom Papa
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Wavves
Hitting the indie rock scene with a big splash, Wavves 2010's album King of the Beach was a marriage of grunge guitars, punk attitude, and slacker bubblegum that propelled for an entire decade. Their latest release, Hideaway, just dropped this summer and their coast-to-coast tour is landing at Anchor Rock Club this October.
Wavves
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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
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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
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Deal or No Deal Live-More Dates Click Here
Based off the hit television show Deal or No Deal, this live production at Harrah's Resort gives everyone the chance to battle the banker and come out a winner.
Deal or No Deal Live-More Dates Click Here
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Dino Stroll
Dinosaurs are taking over Atlantic City as Dino Stroll comes to the Atlantic City Convention Center. A realistic tour of the days when the world's largest creatures roamed the earth, Dino Stroll will feature up to 75 animatronic dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
Dino Stroll
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John Caparulo- More Dates Click Here
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 John Caparulo.
John Caparulo- More Dates Click Here
10 | 29
Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Dracula
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. This is your chance to experience a new and thrilling Halloween tradition for years to come.
Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Dracula
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Gilbert Gottfried
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 Gilbert Gottfried.
Gilbert Gottfried
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Pitbull
This event has been rescheduled from 4/4/2020 to 10/29/2021. Please visit the venue website for more information.

Pitbull, is an American rapper. His first recorded mainstream performance was on a solo track from Lil Jon's 2002 album Kings of Crunk. In 2004, Pitbull released his debut album M.I.A.M.I. under TVT Records.
Pitbull
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Super You & Me Halloween Costume Contest
Don’t miss the Halloween Costume Contest hosted by HQ2! Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Best Theme, and Scariest. Dress up for your shot at the Grand Prize, an HQ2 Beachclub & Nightclub Ultimate VIP Pass – featuring complimentary admission for winner, plus 1 guest for one year, to both venues with expedited VIP entry and 4 overnight stays throughout the year.
Super You & Me Halloween Costume Contest
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Bret Ernst
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 Bret Ernst.
Bret Ernst
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Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra
This event has been rescheduled from 6/19/2020 to 10/30/2021. Please visit the venue website for more information.

Collective Soul will join forces with Better Than Ezra and special guest Tonic for the “Just Looking Around 2020” summer tour. See them at Ocean Casino Resort’s Ovation Hall this October 30, 2021!
Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra
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Foreigner
Named so due to original members hailing from Britain and America, rock band Foreigner will perform some of their greatest hits this October 30th including, "I Want To Know What Love Is," "Waiting For A Girl Like You," "Hot Blooded," and "Feels Like The First Time" just to name a few.
Foreigner
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Grateful Halloween Party

Come in your best Halloween costume and enjoy a night of live music as Dead Reckoning performs at Bally's Grateful Halloween Party Saturday, October 30th at 10:00 PM. Prizes will be given for Best Couple, Best Look-Alike and Best Tie Dye. Late night menu and drink specials will be offered. 


Grateful Halloween Party
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Halloween Costume Party
Saturday October 30th The VUE Rooftop Bar and Lounge will be hosting a costume party from 7:00 PM-11:00 PM. The event will have Halloween themed cocktails a live DJ, and prizes will be awarded to the best costume.
Halloween Costume Party
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In Conversation with The Sopranos
The cast of The Sopranos are hitting the road! Catch Steve Schirripa, Vincent Pastore and Michael Imperioli as they discuss highlights from the popular HBO crime drama, as well as share stories from their time filming the show.
In Conversation with The Sopranos
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Mays Landing Halloween After Party
Mays Landing Halloween After Party takes place right after the parade on October 30th from 6pm until midnight at Freddy J’s. Attendance is free with an all-night happy hour with drink specials and $9 burgers.
Mays Landing Halloween After Party
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New York Bee Gees
You should be dancing your way to Bally's Atlantic City for the New York Bee Gees concert and Stayin' Alive Halloween Costume Party on October 30, 2021.This tribute show is comprised of some of Long Island's most versatile and talented musicians and features songs from every decade of the Bee Gees catalog along with a stunning production and powerful vocals.
New York Bee Gees
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Sin-AC Halloween Party
Enjoy the biggest party on the east coast at Showboat on October 30, 2021 at 10:00 PM. Come in your best Halloween costume and have a chance to win $1000. Get your tickets now at sincityac.com. 
Sin-AC Halloween Party
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Stayin' Alive Halloween Bash
You should be dancing your way over to Bally's for a Stayin' Alive Halloween Bash. With a New York Bee Gees concert, themed drinks, costume contests and more, this is a night of fun you won't forget. Must be 21. Masks covering entire face are not permissible.
Stayin' Alive Halloween Bash
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The Guess Who
This event has been rescheduled from 6/26/2021 to 10/30/2021. Please visit the venue website for more information.

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, October 30 in The Grand at Golden Nugget Atlantic City at 9pm.
The Guess Who
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Ultimate Halloween Party!
Tropicana is the place to be for a host of spooktacular property-wide events this Halloween including The Rocky Horror Picture Show at IMAX, a Halloween party and costume contests with cash and prizes.
Ultimate Halloween Party!
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Aaron Lewis - The State I’m In Tour
This event has been rescheduled from 5/30/2020 to 11/5/2021. Please visit the website for more details.

Throughout his more than two-decade career, whether topping the charts as frontman of hard Rock heroes Staind, or his second act as a No. 1 artist on the Country charts as a solo artist, Aaron Lewis has always been painfully honest in his music. Watch him perform music from his newest album, STATE I’M IN, November 5, 2021 at Ovation Hall.
Aaron Lewis - The State I’m In Tour
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Chaka Khan

This event has been rescheduled from 5/29/2020 to 11/5/2021. Please visit the website for more details.

Ten-time Grammy Award winner, Chaka Khan is coming to Circus Maximus Theater on Saturday, November 5, 2021. Khan is revered by millions of fans as well as her peers for her timeless, unmatched vocal style and image. Don't miss out on an evening listening to hits such as "Ain't Nobody," "I'm Every Woman" and more!

Chaka Khan
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Jamie Kennedy
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 Jamie Kennedy.
Jamie Kennedy
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Marlon Wayans
Actor, comedian, screenwriter and film producer Marlon Wayans is coming to The Music Box. Known for his comedic roles in White Chicks and the Scary Movie franchise, his stand-up comedy special "Woke-ish" premiered on Netflix in 2018 and his latest special, "Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is" premiered on HBO Max earlier this year.
Marlon Wayans
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