ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 1, 2023) - Updated November 20 – Atlantic City, voted one of the “25 Best Christmas Towns in the USA” by Travel + Leisure, is the ultimate destination this holiday season with the return of the spectacular Atlantic City Tinseltown Holiday Experience. The citywide celebration, now in its second year, offers visitors an array of festive events throughout the resort during the month of December.
“We are thrilled to once again present this experiential holiday celebration to our visitors," said Karen Martin, Director of Communications & Marketing for the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). "From the exciting entertainment at our casinos to festive events throughout the resort for all ages, we welcome everyone to come and embrace the spirit of the holiday season.”
Following an assortment of holiday shows scheduled over Thanksgiving weekend, the grand kick off of the Atlantic City Tinseltown Holiday Experience takes place on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, with a Grand Tree-Lighting Event just off the world-famous Boardwalk at The Yard at Bally's Atlantic City Casino Resort (4:30-6:30pm), along with kickoff celebrations throughout town, including a community tree lighting celebration at O’Donnell Park (6-8pm), the Orange Loop Bar Crawl (starting at 7pm), and Tinseltown Kick-Off Party at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall (7:30pm).
On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 & 3), the City of Atlantic City sponsors a Winter Wonderland Parade (12-2pm), with Kelsey Grammer serving as the grand marshal. That same day, over at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, a Holiday Market & Gingerbread Village will feature vendors, crafters, photos with Santa, and live music (2-5pm).
Amidst the resort’s world-class dining, vibrant nightlife, and exciting attractions, throughout the month of December visitors can enjoy an array of joyful events and celebrations, including a spectacular lineup of entertainment, holiday-themed pop-up lounges at several casinos, a Tinseltown Holiday Cocktail and Mocktail Trail, and festive décor throughout town. Festive displays include a 50-foot holiday tree on the Boardwalk at Showboat, a holiday lightshow at The Quarter at Tropicana, holiday-themed rooms and suites at Ocean Casino, an over-the-top holiday display at the Irish Pub, and much more.
Listed below are some of the happenings taking place across Atlantic City. For comprehensive holiday event listings, visit ACTinseltown.com.
Additionally, now through Dec. 24, visitors have a chance to win an Atlantic City holiday getaway package, including overnight stays, food & beverage credits, spa treatments, and concert tickets. To enter the giveaway, visit AtlanticCityNJ.com.
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Caption: Atlantic City’s Tinseltown Holiday Experience returns to the resort with an array of really festive events throughout the destination from December 1 to New Year’s Day. Visitors to the resort can enjoy a spectacular lineup of holiday entertainment, pop-up lounges, a Holiday Market & Gingerbread Village, a Cocktail & Mocktail Trail, and much more. For an updated list of events, visit ACTinseltown.com.
About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit njcrda.com, and follow us on Facebook and X.
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