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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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Motor City Live
Sound Waves at Hard Rock Atlantic City will be rocking with renditions of classic hits inspired by iconic musicians such as Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, The Supremes and Smokey Robinson.

Temperatures will be taken upon entry into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Guests with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be permitted to enter. Refunds will be issued to those who are refused entry. Tables will be sold in groups of 2 or 4 persons. Splitting or resale of tables is not permitted. Individuals with resale tickets will be denied entry into the venue, and refunds will not be given. Paper tickets will not be permitted. Sound Waves is a mobile-only venue. The entire party must be present upon time of entry. Guests will be asked to remain seated after the show and directed to exit by staff. Guests must follow CDC and State of New Jersey Guidelines for indoor events, which includes, but is not limited to, social distancing and masks being worn at all times unless eating or drinking.
Motor City Live
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April Fools Half Marathon & 8K
Run New Jersey's oceanfront half marathon. With over 8 miles of Boardwalk running, the April Fools Half Marathon offers a shared start and finish line and fast, flat course along the Atlantic Ocean.  If your looking for a spring half marathon, look no further! 

Runners who are not comfortable, or not able to run in a live event will be able to participate virtually by uploading their finish time, or using the event app to participate. Registration is required.

April Fools Half Marathon & 8K
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Almost Queen - The Ultimate Queen Experience
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Almost Queen succeeds in blending the vocal layering and studio precision that is a signature of the band with the energy and spectacle of a live stage production. Elaborate lighting, effects and costumes aptly frame the seasoned musicians who step into these very large shoes to effectively render an authentic "Queen experience". 
Almost Queen - The Ultimate Queen Experience
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Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash pays tribute to and celebrates legendary Sun Records recording artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis & Johnny Cash. Experience the feeling that you are a witness to a rock and roll royalty jam session! From Blue Suede Shoes and Hound Dog to Great Balls of Fire and Walk the Line the show energizes and exudes pure 1950s rock and roll.
Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash
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Yannis Pappas at the Celebrity Theater
Featuring one of the most talked about and popular names in comedy today, Yannis Pappas. Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian, actor & writer. Yannis' 2019 hour stand-up special Blowing the Light produced and directed by Andrew Schulz is available on Youtube. 

Join AC Comedy Club for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Yannis Pappas at the Celebrity Theater
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Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival
The event has been rescheduled please visit the event website for more information.

The not be missed event featuring 150 brewers, live music, fabulous eats and more. The annual AC Beer Fest has been rescheduled to June 4-5, 2021. Runners don't miss out on the Hops Trot 5K on Saturday! Tickets for the events are on sale January 15th.

Session 1
Friday, June 4
8 PM - 12 AM

Session 2
Saturday, June 5
12 PM - 4 PM

Session 3
Saturday, June 5
6 PM - 10 PM

Hops Trot 5K
Saturday, June 5
10:30 AM


Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival
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Cat & Nat
This event has been rescheduled please go to the event website for more information.

Join Cat & Nat as they shine a witty light on some of the hardest topics in motherhood, all while celebrating this amazing community of women who come from all walks of life but are united in the idea that we're all just doing the best we can. There will be music, surprise guests, sequins, Spanx, dancing, bubbles, balloons, laughter, tears, and whatever else these moms can get away with. 

On sale date will be announced in 2021
Cat & Nat
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Hollywood Nights – The Bob Seger Experience
This event as been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Hollywood Nights – The Bob Seger Experience, the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, is coming to Tropicana Atlantic City June 5, 2021 at 8 pm.
Hollywood Nights – The Bob Seger Experience
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Pimpinela
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Joaquín and Lucía Galán are siblings better known as the duo Pimpinela. Famous for singing romantic musical pieces and known for their original singing style, they have sold over 12 million records in Argentina and 25 million worldwide. Come see them perform live in the Tropicana Showroom.
Pimpinela
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Sam Morril at the Celebrity Theater
Sam Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke writers in the scene today. He is a regular on Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, where he appears frequently when not touring cities across the nation.

Join AC Comedy Club for a socially-distanced show in the theater. There's plenty of room to safely spread out in this classic, old-school venue!
Sam Morril at the Celebrity Theater
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Celebrity Boxing: Lamar Odom vs Aaron Carter
Celebrity boxing showdown featuring Lamar Odom vs. Aaron Carter Saturday, June 12 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. Many more undercard events with celebs and Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr.!
Celebrity Boxing: Lamar Odom vs Aaron Carter
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REO Speedwagon
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information.

REO Speedwagon will preform their iconic music from the past three decades live Saturday, June 12, 2020 at 8:00 PM at Tropicana Atlantic City’s Tropicana Showroom.
REO Speedwagon
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Sebastian Maniscalco You Bother Me Tour
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Touted as “the comedian’s comedian” by People, don’t miss your chance to see Sebastian live and in person in Atlantic City.
Sebastian Maniscalco You Bother Me Tour
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The Black Excellence Festival
The largest celebration of black excellence in the country. The 2-day festival will include panels, workshops, parties, live music, comedy, film and more. All inclusive packages are available, as well as, tickets for individual events.
The Black Excellence Festival
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Mandy Moore
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

Singer, songwriter, and actress Mandy Moore is taking on her first major tour in over a decade. The This Is Us actress will showcase her music, old and new, in an intimate and elevated backdrop alongside singer-songwriter Bedouine. Don't miss Mandy Moore at Borgata!
Mandy Moore
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Terry Fator
This event has been rescheduled please visit the website for more information.

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

Train is an American rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993. See them perform at Hard Rock Live Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Train
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Pitbull
This event has been rescheduled 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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Bungalow Beach Boardwalk Run 5 Miler
Join the Atlantic City Marathon Race Series and 1,000 of our favorite runners at the breezy beachfront bistro on Saturday, June 26, 2021. 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.
Bungalow Beach Boardwalk Run 5 Miler
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The Guess Who
This event has been rescheduled 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, Septmeber 26 in The Grand at Golden Nugget Atlantic City at 9pm.
The Guess Who
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Yakov Smirnoff
Famous Russian Comedian, Yakov Smirnoff will "Make America Laugh Again" when he returns Atlantic City on Wednesday, June 30! Smirnof delivers huge laughs while sharing unique insights into life in the United States. During the show Smirnof goes from "Red to Redneck", gives a heartfelt salute to Lady Liberty, conducts a Presidential press briefing and more!
Yakov Smirnoff
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Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour
The event has been rescheduled, please visit the venue website for more information.

Kreeps with Kids brings together comedians Robert Kelly, Ron Bennington, Jim Florentine, and Rich Vos as they focus on the humorous side of being a parent. The comedy group represents parents who don’t read the books, who have a metal band play their kid’s birthday party, and let their kids stay up as late as they want. This is a comedy show about the other side of parenting. 
Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour
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Sister Sledge
The event has been rescheduled please visit the venues website for more information.

Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sister Sledge has become a household name and a symbol of unity with their 1979 worldwide hit and iconic album ‘We are Family’. In addition to “We Are Family,”the multi-lead vocal group of four dynamic performers is responsible for some of the biggest dance anthems of all time including “Lost in Music,” “He’s the Greatest Dancer” and “Thinking of You.”
Sister Sledge
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Jimmy Johnson's Atlantic City ‘Quest for the Ring' Championship Fishing Week
Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach, Coach Jimmy Johnson is taking his world class fishing tournament from South Florida to Atlantic City July 12-17! With a guaranteed $1 million purse, this high stakes and overly entertaining competitive sportfishing experience will be one for the books! The week will include a kick-off party at the Golden Nugget, Atlantic City, 3-days of tournament competition, charitable celebrity pro-am day, a closing awards bash that will have you dancing the night away while collecting your checks and more!

This tournament is presented in partnership with Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission, hosted by Contender Boats, powered by Yamaha Outboards, and fueled by Papa's Pilar Rum.

Jimmy Johnson's Atlantic City ‘Quest for the Ring' Championship Fishing Week
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Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra
This event has been rescheduled 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 December 19, 2020!
Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra
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Jim Breuer: Live and Let Laugh
This event has been rescheduled please visit the website for more details.

Stand-up comedian, actor, and podcast host Jim Breuer is bringing his Live and Let Laugh tour to Borgata’s Music Box! The New York native came to national attention for his time on Saturday Night Live between 1995 – 1998. He made the list of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Standups of All Time” while simultaneously becoming a global touring sensation with regular appearances on radio and television. The family man and father of three daughters focuses his comedic topics on everyday life, marriage, and parenting. 
Jim Breuer:  Live and Let Laugh
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Little River Band
This event has been canceled please visit the venue website for more information.

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
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Bert Kreischer
This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue website for more information.

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

American country music singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley will perform at Hard Rock Live Friday, July 23, 2021.
Dierks Bentley
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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
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