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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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21-Point Atlantic City Tour
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride through Atlantic City. Situated on the historic Absecon Island and home to nearly 40,000 people, you'll discover where to go and what to do while visiting our great city. Best known as the “Welcome Tour of AC,” you will be introduced to its charming neighborhoods, landmarks, and historic sites. This tour includes 50 points of interest in this 17.4 square mile resort. You will be treated to a historical narrative of today and yesterday, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.
21-Point Atlantic City Tour
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Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
Experience the best in New Jersey wines, because no one does it better! Sip and savor the award winning flavors of the area's premier handcrafted fine wines. Includes tastings from Balic Winery and Tomasello Winery, signature wine glasses, stroll through the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour host, and round trip transportation.

Tour is approximately 4 hours.
Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
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Movies Under the Stars
- Movies Under the Stars at Gardner’s Basin in Atlantic City kicks off this Tuesday, June 27th with a lineup of 10 dates for the season. Boardwalk Entertainment and the CRDA worked together to present the event, with the company accepting a sponsorship from the organization. Starting June 127th until September 5th, families can come down to Gardner’s Basin at dusk for a movie, snacks, and a good time. The movie will be displayed on a large inflatable screen, provided by Premiere Outdoor Movies. While the event has free entry, snacks will be available at cost. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the movie. 
Movie lineup: June 27-How to Train Your Dragon,¬ July 11-Shark Tale, July 18-The Croods, July 25-Trolls, August 1-Penguins of Madagascar, August 8-Home, August 15-Horton Hears A Who, August 22-Boss Baby, August 19-Rio, September 5-Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Movies Under the Stars
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Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II

Come one come all to Tropicana Atlantic City to see Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II, a thrilling variety show starring celebrated wire walker Nik Wallenda and an international troupe of circus performers. Combining suspense, amazement and laughter, each show will close with a recreation of the death-defying bicycle pyramid on the high-wire made famous by the Wallenda family. Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II will enthrall family audiences playing select dates beginning July 9 through September 4, 2017 in the Tropicana Showroom.

The Details

Show time is Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7 p.m. and Friday 9 p.m.  Matinees are 3:30 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.  There are no shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays. There will also be no shows on Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 16, plus taxes and fees.  Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II
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Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II

Come one come all to Tropicana Atlantic City to see Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II, a thrilling variety show starring celebrated wire walker Nik Wallenda and an international troupe of circus performers. Combining suspense, amazement and laughter, each show will close with a recreation of the death-defying bicycle pyramid on the high-wire made famous by the Wallenda family. Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II will enthrall family audiences playing select dates beginning July 9 through September 4, 2017 in the Tropicana Showroom.

Show time is Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7 p.m. and Friday 9 p.m.  Matinees are 3:30 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.  There are no shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays. There will also be no shows on Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 16, plus taxes and fees.  Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Show schedule subject to change.

Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II
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Dave Damiani
This amazing group of musicians will pay tribute to Atlantic City’s rich history with a story down memory lane playing songs from Frank Sinatra, Nat “King” Cole, Frankie Valli, The Beatles, Tony Bennett, and so many more…
Dave Damiani
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Legends In Concert
Legends in Concert has been voted No.1 Tribute Show so grab your tickets today to hear these beloved famous voices, see your idols and experience the world’s greatest tribute artists as they sing live on stage.
Legends In Concert
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Borgata Comedy Club
Borgata Comedy Club
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Gardner's Basin Music Series
July 19   Achy Pete Glaze
July 26   Rob McMahon
August 2  Six Mile Cross
August 9  Pure Acoustic Duo
August 16  Visions of Indecision
August 23   TBD
August 30  Rob McMahon
Gardner's Basin Music Series
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Wacky Wednesdays
 
Beginning Wednesday July 5th and continuing every Wednesday until August 16th, Absecon Lighthouse offers a free program for children twelve and under. Each Wednesday will have a different themed program that will include arts & crafts, coloring, and a matching theme movie.

Wednesday July 5th
The Salty Sea

Wednesday July 12th
Pirates and Mermaids

Wednesday July 19th
Fairy Tales

Wednesday July 26th
Gifts of the Garden

Wednesday August 2nd
Superheros & Villains

Wednesday August 9th
Dinosaurs

Wednesday August 16th
Outer Space

Wacky Wednesdays are a great way to share some quality family time and encourage the kids to get in touch with their artistic talents. 
Wacky Wednesday's are held between the hours of 11:00am - 3:00pm

Wacky Wednesdays
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Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
July 20  Poor Mouth Henry
July 27  Argo
August  10  Poor Mouth Henry
August 17  The Remedy Band
Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
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Free Grace & Glory Yoga Classes & Ken's Ice Cream Truck
Adding to the excitement of sunset climbs on Thursday nights will be Free Yoga classes instructed by Northfield's Grace & Glory Yoga Studio. The first free class is Thursday July 6 th. BYOM - Bring your own mat.
Ken's Ice Cream Truck will be on property Thursday Nights selling soft-serve ice cream & frozen treats.
Free Grace & Glory Yoga Classes  & Ken's Ice Cream Truck
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Kiss My Burlesque- Ivan Kane
  Famed nightlife innovator Ivan Kane is bringing burlesque back to Atlantic City!  Kane will launch his newest burlesque show at Ivan Kane’s Kiss Kiss Nightclub inside The Quarter at the celebrated boardwalk casino, yet again affirming Tropicana’s place as Atlantic City’s premiere nightlife destination. As if that weren’t enough, burlesque lessons will be taught by the award-winning Kiss Kiss dancers every Saturday afternoon.  
Kane, who introduced Atlantic City to burlesque at the now legendary Ivan Kane’s Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, states “Every night at Kiss Kiss people walk up to me and ask when I’m going to do my burlesque show again. I hear it a hundred times a night. I’m excited to finally launch it at Tropicana.”

Kiss My Burlesque- Ivan Kane
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The Burlesque Show
This 100% all new 2017 version of Borgata's The BURLESQUE Show is stylish tribute to a 1940‘s era Burlesque production featuring a talented, sexy, hilarious cast of dancers, comedians, and performers, along with a multitude of sparkling rhinestone trimming and tassels from the stars of the show. This highly entertaining, fast-paced revue frames classic vaudeville blackout skits and unique variety acts with burlesque-themed dance production numbers, featuring Burlesque star entertainers from around the globe. The BURLESQUE Show: See Less. Laugh More!

Presented exclusively at Borgata’s Music Box theatre every Thursday beginning May 25th and running through October 26th, 2017

 
The Burlesque Show
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Anthony Hamilton
Platinum selling, Grammy-Award winning soul artist, Anthony Hamilton is coming to Circus Maximus Theater on Friday, July 28th. Hamilton is best known for his hits "Charlene," "Best of Me" and "The Point of it All." Before his breakout as a solo artist, he worked with the likes of Donell Jones, Nappy Roots and D'Angelo. His latest album, 'What I'm Feelin'' was released in 2016, and the sound is as special as his original tracks, proving the success of Hamilton's career.
Anthony Hamilton
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Car Cruise @ Historic Smithville
Stop by The Village Greene at Historic Smithville from 5-8 pm to see some spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own! The Car Cruises is a perfect hang-out for all car enthusiasts to see, show, and talk cars. 
Car Cruise @ Historic Smithville
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My Big Gay Italian Funeral
MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL
The outrageously entertaining Staten Island family from My Big Gay Italian Wedding is back in the hilarious sequel. This stand-alone comedy brings loads of humor to one of life’s saddest events, the death of a loved one. With an incredible ensemble of thirteen comedic actors, this hilarious take on one of life’s worst moments will make you laugh so hard you will cry!
My Big Gay Italian Funeral
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500 Club Summer Series
 Stockton University’s Dante Hall Theater will kick off its Summer Music Series with the “500 Club Revived” every Friday and Saturday night from June 30 - July 29. 
Dave Damiani and the No Vacancy Orchestra return to the stage with a month long star studded lineup of some of today’s youngest and hottest entertainers.
 
The schedule is as follows:
 
June 30 & July 1: Landau Murphy, Jr.: Winner of America’s Got Talent (2011). Albums include "Landau," "That’s Life" and "Christmas Made for Two"
 
July 7 & 8: Renee Olstead: Sultry voiced singer. Albums include "Skylark," "Renee Olstead," "Stone Country," "Unleashed" and "Without You"
 
July 14 & 15: Graham Fenton: South Jersey native. Star of "Jersey Boys" (Frankie Valli)
 
July 22: Haley Reinhart: Singer and songwriter, star of American Idol (Season 10) & lead vocals with Postmodern Jukebox. Albums include "Listen Up!," "Better" and "Haley Reinhart"
 
July 28 & 29: Tribute to the Originals: A nod to those who called the 500 Club home and made it the place to be! Featuring various local artists.

500 Club Summer Series
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Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
July 21  Argo
July 28 The Remedy Band
August 11 The Remedy Band
August 18 Poor Mouth Henry
Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
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CHICKEN BONE BEACH HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS JAZZ CONCERT SERIES
June 9, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Greg Moore & Abstract Truth Quartet
June 23, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Dwain Davis Quarter
July 14, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Nat Adderley, Jr. Trio
July 28, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Dan Fogel Quartet
August 11, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Tony Day Quartet
August 25, 2017
7PM to 10PM
Double Portion Ensemble
CHICKEN BONE BEACH HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS JAZZ CONCERT SERIES
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Dusk Nightclub Presents Men Untamed
Untamed Male Revue is an award winning, Vegas style performance featuring the best male strippers in Atlantic City! Untamed separates itself from other male revues with its world class dancers, state of the art 11 million dollar complex, and its award winning choreographers! Come watch, play and flirt with the hottest male strippers in Atlantic City as they perform to your favorite songs in costumes (or lack of) that you only talk about with your besties. Strip away your inhibitions, come celebrate for your special occasion, whether its just because, its your birthday, or bachelorette party in Atlantic City – come and party with us! 
Dusk Nightclub Presents Men Untamed
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Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II

Come one come all to Tropicana Atlantic City to see Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II, a thrilling variety show starring celebrated wire walker Nik Wallenda and an international troupe of circus performers. Combining suspense, amazement and laughter, each show will close with a recreation of the death-defying bicycle pyramid on the high-wire made famous by the Wallenda family. Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus II will enthrall family audiences playing select dates beginning July 9 through September 4, 2017 in the Tropicana Showroom.

Show time is Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7 p.m. and Friday 9 p.m.  Matinees are 3:30 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.  There are no shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays. There will also be no shows on Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 16, plus taxes and fees.  Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Show schedule subject to change.

Nik Wallenda's Zirkus II
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Primal Men Male Revue- 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.
Primal Men Male Revue- UNLEASH THE WILD
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Zumba on the Boardwalk
Tropicana Atlantic City and AtlantiCare Life Center Fitness 
Enjoy FREE Zumba classes on the boardwalk every weekend provided by AtlantiCare Life Center Fitness!
Beginning THIS Friday, July 14, 2017 at Noon.    
Every Friday & Saturday at noon.
Every Sunday at 10 a.m. 
Boardwalk Pavilion at Tropicana Atlantic City

Zumba on the Boardwalk
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Jim Belushi
With more than thirty years of experience and an alumnus of “Saturday Night Live” and Chicago’s famed Second City, JIM BELUSHI is now bringing to the stage an improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Board of Comedy.
Jim Belushi
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Joey Diaz
Jose Antonio "Joey" "CoCo" Diaz is a Cuban-American stand up comedian. He is an actor known for his recurring role as Joey on the TV series My Name is Earl, as well as in movies such as The Longest Yard and Taxi.
Joey Diaz
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Tropicana Weekly Fireworks
Tropicana Atlantic City to celebrate the summer season with Fireworks by Grucci! To start off summer with a “bang
The series starts on Friday, May 26th and then every Saturday night until September 9th, plus Tuesday, July 4th. The Tropicana will first dazzle the sky with a vibrant firework performance and then perform their Multimedia Light & Sound Show. The combination of these two spectacular mediums will make for an incredible summer night in Atlantic City!
Each of the 17 performances will be displayed from the beachfront and will include intricately designed scenes and vivid effects including Grucci high aerials and grand illuminations.

Tropicana Weekly Fireworks
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Atlantic City Ballet presents Visions
Three different parts of the world, three different ballets, one exciting evening of dance! The Atlantic City Ballet presents Visions, a diverse choreographic experience for the ballet lover and first timer. Ms. Papa’s interpretation of music from different ethnic origins creates an evening where the audience is transported across the globe to experience other cultures through the magic of dance.
Atlantic City Ballet presents Visions
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OneRepublic
OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead vocalist Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins. 
Members: Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Drew Brown, Zach Filkins, Eddie Fisher, Tim Myers, Jerrod Bettis
OneRepublic
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Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
July 23   TBD
July 30  Craig Carey Band
Aug 13  Craig Carey Band
Aug 20  Dead Reckoning
Atlantic City Boardwalk Music Series
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