Memorial Day Weekend

Atlantic City is heating up this Memorial Day Weekend! From opening day weekend at the hottest beach bars around to the AC beach concert Adjacent Festival, unique concert experiences, tiki boats & beach ball drops, it's all happening right here in AC this holiday weekend! Best of all, the beaches are free and the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk has enough to keep you, your family & your friends entertained all weekend long! For Memorial Day remembrances visit the New Jersey Korean War Memorial just steps off the Boardwalk or take in some Atlantic City history at the Atlantic City Experience inside Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Head south down the Boardwalk to O'Donnell Park which is home to several memorials to view including both World Wars, Korean, Vietnam, and POW/MIA. O'Donnell Park is located one block from the Boardwalk within walking distance to the Knife and Fork Inn and Stockton University AC Campus.

Orange Crush Cocktail in Sand on Atlantic City Beach

Beach Bars & More

Libations, sand and ocean breezes await at Bally's Beach Bar, Bungalow Beach Bar, Hard Rock Beach Bar, LandShark Bar and Grill. Also, for bayside sunsets and views, check out Back Bay Ale House in Gardner’s Basin for that Key West vibe, or Vagabond’s Mile Stretch Beer Garden!

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Pacific Garden - Monopoly Mural in Atlantic City, NJ by Shari Tobias

Atlantic City TOURS

Monopoly City Tour & Experience

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the MONOPOLY EXPERIENCE! Come by Atlantic City TOURS and play the most popular board game in the world in the city that inspired the most popular board game in the world! Join a game with other Monopoly enthusiasts, pick up where the last players left off, or bring your player party to challenge your skills and create lasting memories playing America's favorite board game in America's favorite playground. It's FREE to play. Drop-in anytime in May with special prizes during Memorial Day Weekend!

And for the real Monopoly enthusiasts, venture off the famous Boardwalk for a 2-hour MONOPOLY CITY TOUR and travel through the actual streets of the Monopoly game to discover how and why the game was created while learning the history of the streets the most popular board game in America was inspired by and the properties were named after. Tour anytime in May with additional stops during Memorial Day Weekend!

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Bally's Beach Bar at Night


Bally’s Beach Bar

The 2023 season at Bally’s Beach Bar kicks off May 19 with extended weekends Fri-Mon. through June 12. Open 7 days a week beginning June 16! Get up close and enjoy the music Memorial Day Weekend from the Adjacent Music Festival at Bally’s Beach Bar. $75 admission includes table seating, two beverages, lunch entrée, and free entertainment. Beach Bar opens at 11:00 am.

The Yard at Bally's is the place to be every Friday & Saturday! Enjoy $5 beers, bands, and DJs until 2am with no cover! 

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Borgata Outdoor Pool Deck


Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 26 Celebrating Billy Joel - America's Piano Man a special tribute show you don't want to miss is coming to Borgata. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Billy Joel’s album ‘Piano Man', spotlighting songs from the classic 1973 record, as well as hits from Billy Joel’s extensive catalogue.

Get ready to make a splash - the outdoor pools will be open starting Memorial Day Weekend from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily!

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Memorial Day Remember and Honor

City Of Atlantic City

Memorial Day Weekend Ceremonies

The Atlantic City Memorial Day Ceremony is this Friday, May 26th at 10 AM Jackson Avenue and the Boardwalk. An additional Memorial Day Observance will be held at Brown's Memorial Park Monday, May 29 at Noon 135 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Keynote speaker will be Gerald R. Singer Sgt. U.S. Army (Retired)and music by Eddie Morgan Trio.

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Gardner's Basin

Set Sail Memorial Day Weekend

The 2023 boating season at Gardner's Basin and the surrounding marina's has begun. Atlantic City Cruises, AC Tiki Boat, AC Parasail, and Highroller Fishing all located at Gardner's Basin in the inlet section of Atlantic City will be open Memorial Day Weekend for your back bay and ocean cruising enjoyment.

Before or after a fun filled day on the water stop into Gilchrist for breakfast and lunch or Back Bay Ale House for lunch and dinner! Sit outside for great views of the bay while you dine!

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People seated outdoors on The Deck at Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget

Enjoy The Deck at the Golden Nugget and H20 Pool

Everyone's favorite spot, The Deck, opens for the 2023 season on May 19! Meet at the water's edge for refreshing drink features, delicious food, live entertainment and weekly theme nights! Experience the world's greatest Elvis tribute artist, Dean Z, and relive the musical journey that spanned over his 20 year career on May 27! And enjoy breathtaking views with a splash of relaxation at H2O Pool with the pool opening soon!

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Irish Pub Outdoor Patio with seating at sunset.

Irish Pub

Commemorate Memorial Day And Visit The World-Famous Irish Pub's Memorial "In The Line Of Duty" Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

The Irish Pub and Inn is ready to kick off the summer festivities! Enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze on their European style outdoor patio and turn-of-the-century pub and restaurant. Featuring Guinness and Kelsey Grammer’s Faith American beer on tap plus a mouth-watering menu, a wide selection of domestic and imported beers and cocktail specials. Come for a journey back in time at the Irish Pub! Visit our Prohibition Room and view our historical memorabilia. The gift shop has something for everyone including Irish imports and collectable Irish Pub tee shirts.

Now taking reservations for our historic Victorian Inn which will open on Memorial Day weekend.

In remembrance and appreciation of all those who lost their lives in the line of duty, and those who died on 9/11, come visit the memorial in their memory, commissioned by The Irish Pub, located at St. James Place and the Boardwalk.

The iconic Irish Pub IS OPEN 24 HOURS, offers free parking and is located at St. James at the beach and Boardwalk, within walking distance to casinos in the heart of Atlantic City!

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Ocean Casino Resort Atlantic City NJ with beach and ocean in foreground and wispy clouds giving a sunset vibe.

Ocean Casino Resort

Magical Mystery Doors & HQ2 Beach Club

Winner of USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for Best Casino Show, Magical Mystery Doors returns to Ovation Hall this summer! The unique concert experience will be available every Sunday starting Memorial Day Weekend, May 28 through September 3!

This tribute act blends and layers the music of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and The Doors to create something new and unique for music fans everywhere. Hear timeless tunes from each of these historic bands, accompanied by a captivating and immersive visual presentation. Come take a step through the "Magical Mystery Doors" at Ocean Casino Resort. Keep the party going on Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28 as HQ2 Beach Club opens up for their 2023 season!

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Hard Rock Atlantic City entrance with Large Guitar sign and lights.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt is an American singer and songwriter. His debut studio album, Montevallo, broke several chart records with five singles including the lead single from the album, "Leave the Night On". Prior to his successful solo career, Hunt was credited for writing singles for Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Billy Currington, and Reba McEntire. Check him out MDW weekend at Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City!

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Beach Ball Drop with man in patriotic costume holding American flag at Resorts Casino Hotel and Landshark Bar and Grill.


Kick off to Hot Summer Fun!

Resorts Annual Beach Ball Drop is Friday, May 26, get ready for the countdown to 5pm when 5,000 beach balls drop on the boardwalk to kick off Hot Summer Fun at Resorts!

Also Friday come enjoy a night out as the New York Bee Gees Tribute Show brings you top hits such as "Gotta Get a Message to You" and "More Than a Woman".

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Rooftop views at The VUE Rooftop Deck top of the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.

The Claridge Hotel

The VÜE Rooftop Deck Grand Re-Opening Party

Elevate your weekend at The VÜE Rooftop Deck located on the 23rd floor of The Claridge Hotel. On Saturday, May 27th from 8pm - 11pm come and celebrate their grand re-opening with special guest Ill Rendition!

The VÜE Rooftop Bar & Lounge offers unforgettable panoramic views of the city skyline and ocean. The lounge offers a cosmopolitan menu made up of local favorites with fresh ingredients. The contemporary design allows for guests to sit back and enjoy the historical city with indoor and outdoor unforgettable views throughout.

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Tropicana weekly fireworks show as seen from this aerial view over the Boardwalk and city at night.


Weekly Fireworks Show

Tropicana Atlantic City will be hosting a Weekly Fireworks Show every Saturday at 10 PM, May 28 thru September 3! Watch as they light up the sky and boardwalk every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, including Monday, July 4. Fireworks are launched from the beachfront and can be viewed along the boardwalk.

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Anchor Rock Club

Dance the Night Away

Atlantic City’s independent music venue is kicking off the summer season with a full lineup of events and NO COVER CHARGE all weekend long. Friday opens things up with the saddest dance party on the block – Emo Night. Dance your broken little heart away to some Blink, My Chemical Romance, Sum 41 and all your faves. Saturday night Stockton University’s own come out from behind the WLFR studio to DJ some funky sets. Sunday, KJ Butta is throwing it back and VJ’ing a classic music video dance party. It’s all free all weekend long at Anchor Rock Club.

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