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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103.7 WMGM Presents Godsmack
Hard-rocking, alternative metal band from Boston, Godsmack takes the stage at Ovation Hall on Saturday, July 20 presented by 103.7 WMGM.

103.7 WMGM Presents
 103.7 WMGM Presents Godsmack
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50 Shades of Gay
An Adult Variety Show packed with Comedy, Music, Drag Performers Video Sketches, Audience Participation and GIVEAWAYS! Sponsored by uberlube! Starring Comedian Ike Avelli and Featuring Ari Kiki, Coby Koehl and Viki Villainess.
50 Shades of Gay
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AC Comedy Club w/ Alingon Mitra
Featuring Alingon Mitra.

Join us for a wildly funny time at the Atlantic City Comedy Club. Located inside the historic Claridge Hotel, we run shows every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday nights featuring nothing but today’s top comedians.
AC Comedy Club w/ Alingon Mitra
7 | 20
Boardwalk Boxing: Live Professional Boxing
Rising Star Promotions is back with another edition of Boardwalk Boxing series at the new Carousel Room at The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. World rated Jr. Middleweight Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna (27-2-1 9ko) of near by Millville, New Jersey headlines in the Main Event! Heavyweight World Contender Chazz Witherspoon of Philadelphia appears in Co-Feature. Stacked under card featuring Atlantic City's Isiah Seldon, Zach Dubnoff, Marcos Lugo, Mike Ruiz, Ricky Nuno, Steve Moore, Robert Terry, Shinard Bunch and more!
Boardwalk Boxing: Live Professional Boxing
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City of Atlantic City Free Summer Concert
The City of Atlantic City is pleased to bring three free Saturday Summer Concerts sponsored by the CRDA to Gardner's Basin June 22, July 20, and August 17. Each concert will feature various musical acts from 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM. The events will be hosted by Maurice "The Voice" Watts,  Bowlegged Lou and featuring Mayor Frank Gilliam. Bring your lawn chairs, umbrellas and coolers (no grills allowed).
City of Atlantic City Free Summer Concert
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Knee High Knuckle Buster Midget Wrestling Championship
The phenomenon known as Knee High Knuckle Buster Midget Wrestling Championship will rattle the city’s social norms for the 4th summer in a row. These nationally renowned wrestlers are masters of their craft. While they might be under 5 foot, their bouts are not short on entertainment! In addition to the action-packed matches, there will be food, booze, and a hot dog eating contest. Some new additions to this year’s line-up are a very special horse-racing competition and hatchet tossing. Knee High Knuckle Buster also welcomes back DJ Dave Mass to be featured ringside until the official KHKB after party moves into the Ducktown for more fun! 
Knee High Knuckle Buster Midget Wrestling Championship
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New York Magician Matt Roberts
Top New York Magician Matt Roberts brings his hit 42nd Street Magic Show to Atlantic City July 3rd thru Labor Day weekend ONLY at The Boardwalk Showroom at Claridge Hotel.

Award-winning magician Matt Roberts will have you alternating between laughter and awe as he presents his one-man brand of sleight of hand, levitation, 'mindreading' and even a jaw-dropping twist on one of Houdini's famous feats, all in a setting perfectly designed for initmate magic. Don't miss this renowned Magic Show this Summer in Atlantic City's historic Claridge Hotel. Reconnect with the feeling of real surprise during a performance the whole family will be talking about long after the astonishing finale.

Direct from NY this 80 minute Magic Show is for ALL AGES - Don't miss it Summer 2019 in Atlantic City!
New York Magician Matt Roberts
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Triple Rail Turn - Boardwalk Summer Concert Series
Weekends this summer on Kennedy Plaza will be alive with three-day music, food and fun. 

Triple Rail Turn is THE Modern Country Band packing the dance floor at Kennedy Plaza July 20 & Sept. 8. Seeing them will lead to nothing less than amazing memories, great times, and sore feet tomorrow!
Triple Rail Turn - Boardwalk Summer Concert Series
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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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Best of Broadway
The Best of Broadway featuring The Sharpe Family Singers!  The Best of Broadway features Broadway stars Ron and Barbra Sharpe and their talented children with a few friends and surprises. From Theater Classics to Disney and Broadways Rock-N-Roll. This show has something for everyone and is truly a spectacular show.
Best of Broadway
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Fireworks Every Saturday - Tropicana
Kick off Memorial Day Weekend with Tropicana’s Free Summer Fireworks Series! The dazzling 10 minute show returns to light up Atlantic City’s skies with a free spectacular fireworks display at 10 p.m. every Saturday. The shows will take place every Saturday at 10 p.m. Starting Saturday, May 25 through Sept. 7, plus Thursday, July 4!
Fireworks Every Saturday - Tropicana
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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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Jersey Boys
A four-week residency of "Jersey Boys," the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons at Sound Waves from June 25 through July 21. Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, the show follows the rise of four boys from Jersey who took the world by storm, and now they’re returning to the state where it all started. Check the web site for available showtimes.

JERSEY BOYS is not recommended for all ages.
Jersey Boys
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Tyler Henry - The Hollywood Medium
The star of E! Entertainment’s mega hit television show, Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry - continues his Life Lessons tour across the county. At his live show “Life Lessons I’ve Learned from The Departed” audiences will be treated to Tyler discussing his unique gift and how it affects his everyday life with a multi-media video presentation PLUS live readings and audience Q&A. This will be an amazing evening not to be missed, so buy tickets early!
Tyler Henry - The Hollywood Medium
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AC Blackjacks
Atlantic City Blackjacks vs Baltimore Brigade
AC Blackjacks
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Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther
Black Panther is the movie of the week!

Catch Black Panther at either Gardner's Basin on Sunday, July 21 or at Bartram Avenue (beach block) on Thursday, July 25. 

We encourage you to bring a chair/blankets and your own snacks. All movies begin at dusk. 

This is a free, public event sponsored by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.

*All movies are subject to change, and are weather permitting.
Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther
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Screaming Broccoli - Boardwalk Summer Concert Series
Weekends this summer on Kennedy Plaza will be alive with three-day music, food and fun events. NYC based Screaming Broccolli has been rocking popular Jersey Shore spots for over 20 years. Playing everything from Creed to Bob Marley Screaming Broccolli delivers an unforgettable night out.
Screaming Broccoli - Boardwalk Summer Concert Series
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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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Band on Tour
Band on Tour delivers a true rock show that pays tribute to some of the best rock bands of the last decades. The band will be accompanied by 6 live musicians directed by Patrick Coiteux, and will perform in a fabulous multimedia rock set up.

*select dates:
June: 30
July: 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30
August: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30

Band on Tour
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Atlantic City's Got Talent! Season 1
From the Producers of the hit New York's Got Talent! on 42nd Street comes Atlantic City's Got Talent! Cooper Jordan hosts with as many as 10 of Atlantic City's and it's greater area's yet to be fully discovered talent. The Winner of Atlantic City's Got Talent is fast-passed into the  finale of New York's Got Talent Season 7 on Aug. 27th on 42nd Street in New York City!

This is a show that you lets you, the audience decide who goes through each week, along with 3 New York, Philly, or Atlantic City Industry Judges (Broadway & Off-Broadway Producers, Agents, & NJ & NY Directors & Choreographers). Cast your vote at The Boardwalk Showroom to crown the winner of AC's Got Talent Season 1!
Atlantic City's Got Talent! Season 1
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Dozen DIVAS Show
Direct from NYC - the NYC Off-Broadway hit Vegas style dozen divas starring Dorothy Bishop comes to boardwalk showroom Atlantic City (next to Bally’s) Summer 2019.

Nominated by Broadway World for best NYC musical comedy cabaret show 2013! 

“12 divas wrapped up into one dynamite package! Dorothy lovingly sends up a fully costumed, vocally brilliant tribute to the world’s greatest singing icons from Cher to Adele. This show never disappoints!”
Dozen DIVAS Show
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Broadway On The Boardwalk
Broadway on the Boardwalk returns to Kennedy Plaza on Mondays this summer! Hosted by “One Funny Mother”, Dena Blizzard, this concert series features performances by the current casts of the hottest musicals on Broadway today! Check the website for full schedule.
Broadway On The Boardwalk
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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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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 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM. Also, an in-depth Curated Tour of the pipe organ is available every Wednesday from 10:00 AM - 12:30 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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Tribute Tuesday
Tribute Tuesday summer boardwalk concerts feature tribute bands that deliver the same great music, stage performances and excitement as the original artists. The quality of these bands is undeniable, see them for free this summer at Kennedy Plaza across from Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Visit the website for full schedule.
Tribute Tuesday
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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 - 12:30 PM.  This in-depth 2 1/2 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
7 | 24
Tony Mart Presents Mardi Gras AC
The flavor of the Big Easy comes to Kennedy Plaza every Wednesday from 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm for 12 weeks, beginning June 19th. Tony Mart’s will present concerts by some of the greatest Classic Rock, New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Reggae, Funk, Blues Rock, Roots Rock, Americana and world music performers on the scene today. Kennedy Plaza is located across from Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk.
Tony Mart Presents Mardi Gras AC
7 | 24
Legends in Concert
LEGENDS IN CONCERT- JULY 24TH-AUGUST 3RD, AUGUST 8TH-SEPTEMBER 1ST
With international acclaim and its storied history, Legends in Concert, is known as the pioneer of live tribute shows and possesses the greatest collection of live tribute artists in the industry!
Legends in Concert
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Christmas in July
Revel in the magic of the holidays, but with warmer weather! Join Ocean as they get festive for Christmas in July, an all-day Christmas celebration on July 25th. Get the party started with a White Christmas Margarita at the Lobby Bar or take a dip at the Christmas Pool Party at The Boardwalk Pool. Snap some photos with Santa and enjoy a DJ mixing holiday music. Get your Christmas shopping done early by visiting the Shops at the Row to save big on hot sales.
Christmas in July
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Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther
Black Panther is the movie of the week!

Catch Black Panther at either Gardner's Basin on Sunday, July 21 or at Bartram Avenue (beach block) on Thursday, July 25. 

We encourage you to bring a chair/blankets and your own snacks. All movies begin at dusk. 

This is a free, public event sponsored by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.

*All movies are subject to change, and are weather permitting.
Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther
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