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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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North Beach Fireworks Spectacular
North Beach AC is kicking off the summer season with a spectacular fireworks display! The firework spectacular, in partnership with Fireworks by Grucci, will be free and open to the public featuring several viewing locations throughout the north end of the boardwalk including: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Ocean Casino Resort, Resorts Casino Hotel, Showboat Hotel and Steel Pier. Tennessee Avenue restaurants will have boardwalk activations throughout the evening.
North Beach Fireworks Spectacular
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Boardwalk Budz Atlantic City
Boardwalk Budz is a lifestyle event for the growing cannabis market. The festival is 3 days featuring vendors, live music, pro wrestling, comedy shows, food trucks, nightclubs and so much more!!!

Follow www.facebook.com/boardwalkbudz for more updates.
Boardwalk Budz Atlantic City
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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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Darius Rucker
Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of Grammy Award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish, Darius Rucker has made a name for himself as an award winning country music artist earning a new legion of fans in the process. Join him for a night of chart topping hits on June 26th.
Darius Rucker
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Cirque Risque
The infamous Cirque Risque, a sizzling hot exhibition of raw sensuality and unparalleled multi-talented artistry draws talent from around the world. With performers including aerialists, silks, contortionists, comedians and more, the night offers a mature crowd a respectful but bawdy, sexy, but not nasty night out for couples and mature audiences.
Cirque Risque
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Super American Circus

Families will be delighted with performers from around the world. This modern spectacular circus showcases the best acts that include, The Amazing Mario Espana on the Wheel of Danger, the funniest clowns, death defying aerialists, plus the very best Circus Performers from America's Got Talent, all bringing circus thrills and laughs for all ages.

Super American Circus
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Brian McKnight
Be there for a night of romance as R&B singer, songwriter and producer Brian McKnight takes to the stage at Ocean Casino Resort. Grammy nominated McKnight is known for such hits as "One Last Cry, "Anytime," and "Back At One" to name a few.
Brian McKnight
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Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
Celebrating this Independence Day with a BOOM, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will present a Fourth of July fireworks spectacular on Sunday, July 4. World-renowned Fireworks by Grucci will transform the night sky with a curated showcase of pyrotechnic artistry for patriotic spectators to revel in with amazement. Public viewing is available from the property’s Surface Lot with access starting at 6 p.m. Self-parking ($5) or valet ($10) is available onsite.

New Jersey’s 19-year old Mara Justine, who sang her way to top finalist on both Season 9 of America’s Got Talent and Season 16 of American Idol, will perform the National Anthem live on stage to kick off the show. The 20-minute display of colorful explosions will burst into the air starting at 9:20 p.m., choreographed to inspirational, celebratory music.

South Jersey radio station 95.1 WAYV will broadcast live for all listeners to enjoy the sounds of the festive fireworks explosion and music programming.
Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
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Tropicana Atlantic City July 4th Fireworks
Tropicana’s Free Fireworks show will take place Sunday, July 4 and can be viewed all along the beaches or boardwalk of Atlantic City.
Tropicana Atlantic City July 4th Fireworks
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Summer of Love
Glen Burtnik’s Summer of Love Concert kicks off on July 9 and runs every Friday and Sunday until August 29.  This unique experience features the music of Janis Joplin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and many more.
Summer of Love
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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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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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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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Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival
Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival presented by the Vegan Local! All the vegan deliciousness will be outside at the Showboat Hotel on July 17 & 18! 

The Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival is a rain or shine event and there are no refunds.
Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival
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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
7 | 23
The Platters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters & The Drifters
This event has been rescheduled to July 23, 2021 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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Sebastian Maniscalco: Nobody Does This 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: Nobody Does This Tour
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Atlantic City Caribbean Carnival
Prepare yourself for a weekend of unlimited entertainment, flag pride, a boat ride and an appreciation of culture, during the Atlantic City Caribbean Carnival Weekend. 

Friday, July 23 -Flag Party 10pm-3am. Location: Showboat Hotel, 801 Boardwalk 2nd FL Bourbon Room.

Saturday, July 24, 2021 -Jouvay - Free Event 10am-4pm. Must Register on Eventbrite to obtain wristband! Location: TBD - Glow Fete (White Fete) 10pm-3am. Location: Showboat Hotel, 801 Boardwalk 2nd FL Bourbon Room.

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - Cooldown Boat Ride - 10am - 12 noon Gardeners Basin, 800 N New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 No Parade in 2021.
Atlantic City Caribbean Carnival
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Air Supply
This event has been rescheduled please visit their website for more information.

Air Supply are a rock duo, consisting of English singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and Australian lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock. They had a succession of hits worldwide, including eight Top Ten hits in the United States, in the early 1980s. Their album Lost in Love contained three US Top 5 Singles, including "Every Woman in the World" and "All Out of Love". They formed in Australia in 1975 and have included various accompanying musicians and singers.
Air Supply
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Dave Attell & Jeff Ross
Based on Netflix’s latest stand-up offering, Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell, comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell are teaming up at Borgata this May. When these two take the stage, no one is safe! Ross, most famously known for his celebrity roasts and appearance on Dancing with the Stars, has earned himself the title "Roastmaster General."  Attell, the star of Insomniac with Dave Attell , has made his presence known in comedy since 1993 with occasional SNL appearances and features on HBO specials.
Dave Attell & Jeff Ross
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Atlantic City's 80's EXTRAVAGANZA!
Alright 80's lovers get ready! Our 80's extravaganza will make you feel like growing your hair out and jammin' to poison because this promises to be nothing but a good time!

We are transforming the bourbon room at the Showboat Hotel in AC into an 80's time capsule with various cosplayers from the 80's, a dj and live band playing all the 80's hits, a Michael Jackson performer, 80's arcade games and more! In addition to that, we will be featuring a multitude of activities including: - Uno tournament - Mystery crate raffle (items include 80's memorbilia and more) - Rubik's Cube scavenger hunt - 80's dance off.

And if your hungry like the wolf, there will be free hot food! (1 plate per person. Food examples: chicken parm, penne vodka, rice, etc.) So come on Eileen grab two tickets to paradise and dance the night away as the magic unfolds at the Showboat Hotel in AC July 31st! We promise you won't forget about us!
Atlantic City's 80's EXTRAVAGANZA!
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Blues Traveler & Grey & Mofro
This event has been rescheduled August 6, 2021 please visit the venue web site for more information.

See Blues Traveler Friday, August 6th at 8pm at Sound Waves inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Blues Traveler & Grey & Mofro
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Rod Stewart

This event has been rescheduled please visit the venue web site for more information.

Legendary British rock singer and songwriter, Rod Stewart, one of the best-selling music artists of all time, will perform at Hard Rock Live in August 2021!

Rod Stewart
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Atlantic City Triathlon | TRI AC
One of the most beginner friendly sprint triathlons in New Jersey, the 11th Annual TRI AC challenges athletes with a .25 mile swim, 11 mile bike and 5k run finish on the Boardwalk.  The triathlon also features an Olympic distance triathlon which consists of a 1 mile swim, 22 mile bike and 10k run.  The Atlantic City Triathlon is  “The ULTIMATE training race for IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City.”
Atlantic City Triathlon | TRI AC
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Counting Crows: Butter Miracle Tour 2021
For more than two decades, rock band Counting Crows have enchanted listeners worldwide and no doubt the fans are looking forward to the group’s Butter Miracle Tour as they head to Hard Rock’s Etess Arena on August 7th.
Counting Crows: Butter Miracle Tour 2021
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Phish Summer Tour
The Atlantic City stop on Phish's 2020 summer tour has been rescheduled to 2021.

Set to a beautifully scenic backdrop of sun, sand and surf, Phish will return to Atlantic City, NJ after a seven-year absence and perform three shows on the Atlantic City Beach on Friday, August 13, Saturday, August 14, and Sunday, August 15 of 2021.

Phish has previously performed in Atlantic City at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City (2010 and 2013), and Bader Field (2012). The title track on Phish’s Fuego album was recorded in Boardwalk Hall on October 30, 2013. 

The AC Beach concerts are produced by Live Nation in association with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) and the City of Atlantic City.



Phish Summer Tour
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Brian Regan
This event was rescheduled to August 14, 2021 please visit the venue website for more information.

Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The popular performer is coming to Borgata’s Event Center this  August! The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. He’ll do the same here in Atlantic City!
Brian Regan
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Atlantic City Airshow 2021
The 2021 Atlantic City Airshow will be held Wednesday, August 18! The USAF Thunderbirds will come roaring back stay tuned for more details!
Atlantic City Airshow 2021
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Jeff Dunham, Seriously?!
For more than twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his delightfully irreverent cohorts, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple blockbuster tours. Now, they are setting out on their brand-new international tour, “JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?”, hitting a total of sixty-three cities, crisscrossing North America and Canada.

Catch Jeff Dunham when he takes the Ovation Hall stage on August 21, 2021!



Jeff Dunham, Seriously?!
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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
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